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  1. Bogus bomber held after trying to cross border

    Posted Jul 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen A mainlander who claimed to have a bomb strapped to his body was arrested after he tried to force his way across the Huanggang border checkpoint into Hong Kong yesterday. A rumour had been spreading in Shenzhen that Hong Kong would offer residency to illegal immigrants today to celebrate the handover and the appointment of Chief Executive Donald Tsang ...

  2. Discussions on bridge project proceeding: Tsang

    Posted Aug 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Wednesday. Speaking after a conference in Guangzhou on cross-border co-operation, Mr Tsang said the governments of the three places had agreed that the bridge would come along with border checkpoints on each of their sides.?We have also agreed to commission the unit responsible for the design of the bridge to start studying the locations of border checkpoints and their facilities under ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Dec 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in this month's Legco by-election Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, who were ranked second and third. Thousands return home More than 438,000 holidaymakers returned home through various border checkpoints up to midnight. A total of 59,680 flew back and 179,241 crossed through the Lo Wu checkpoint. ...

  4. Slip of the Tung at chief's big moment, but at least the Putonghua was faultless

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Shenzhen Bay cross-border checkpoint when Mr Hu asked an immigration officer how many passengers the checkpoint could handle in a day. Flustered, the officer replied, 'about 1,000'- ...

  5. Tsang vows to curb mainland birth tourism

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... checks as more tourists came for the Lunar New Year holiday. More immigration officers and medical staff would be deployed at border checkpoints to help stop pregnant mainlanders without bookings at local hospitals, Tsang said. He reiterated that the government would work with mainland authorities to crack down on the agencies and vehicles that help pregnant mainlanders cross the border ...

  6. 'Talk shop' tag hard to shake off

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... recommendations. He cited the slow progress of the proposal by the commission to build the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge in 1998. Another case was the suggestion to introduce 24-hour border crossing, which has only been put in place at Lok Ma Chau checkpoint. 'I don't know what Tsang wants to achieve by enlarging the commission. It won't work if it functions in the old way.' ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Plans for projects linked to HK-Zhuhai-Macau bridge gazetted Construction projects for the Hong Kong link road and border-crossing facilities for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge were ... the bridge with customs and immigration checkpoints. The works also involve reclaiming 17 hectares from the sea near the airport off north Lantau and building a 2.3-kilometre sea wall. The plans have ...

  8. Political Animal

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... National School of Administration. Border guards miss political statement One of the problems with striving for freedom of expression in a place where it is restricted and political dissent banned is that people may not know what you are talking about. So when border guards detained activists supporting Charter 08 drafter Liu Xiaobo after 21 youths in morbid attire walked in single file towards ...

  9. Rain and roof trouble leave VIP unfazed

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... at the airport, Mr Xi came by car through the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint. He had stopped over in Guangdong on Saturday to visit Hong Kong-owned companies operating there. Rain fell heavily ...

  10. Legco has more than 40 bills on this term's agenda

    Posted Oct 14th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung The new legislative session will address more than 40 bills, including measures to curb smoking, control hazardous wastes and provide border checkpoint facilities on the mainland. But the controversial national security law- shelved after the 500,000-strong July 1 protest last year- was not on the list, which was outlined yesterday by Chief Secretary Donald Tsang ...




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