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  1. Cross-border phone fraud gang members arrested in Shenzhen

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam At least 18 members of what Shenzhen police called a cross-border criminal gang have been arrested over a mainland phone fraud scheme that netted more than 25 million yuan (HK$28 ... reported yesterday, though police did not specify where they were from. The term 'cross-border', as used by Guangdong police, usually refers to Hong Kong and Macau as well as other ...

  2. Woman stabbed to death at border

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... to an ambulance.' Some 50,000 cross-border passengers pass daily through Shenzhen's Futian, which is connected with Hong Kong's Lok Ma Chau crossing. ...

  3. Shenzhen picks 100 firms for pilot yuan settlement

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Shenzhen chose 100 import and export companies, including Hong Kong-funded firms, to take part in a national pilot scheme for the settlement of cross-border trades in yuan, the border city's deputy mayor, Li Feng, said yesterday. Mr Li said he expected the Guangdong government would approve the list soon. Once that happened, Shenzhen would launch the pilot scheme. ...

  4. 'They hacked police with machetes, then they threw grenades'

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... decades. He said it seemed carefully planned because the border police targeted were unarmed and therefore unable to defend themselves. 'It was a routine procedure for these police to jog ... that involved more than 30,000 residents and the torching of a police station. 'Border police either stand guard on remote frontiers or are in the barracks for training. They don't even stroll ...

  5. Foreign formula pours in

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Soaring demand from middle-class mainland parents hoping to pay less for imported infant formula is boosting cross-border milk-powder shipping from Hong Kong into the Pearl River ... and transporters buying trusted foreign formula from Hong Kong, Shenzhen customs loosened its milk-powder quota for individual cross-border travellers to 24 tins this week. Fang Zhizhi, a Shenzhen courier ...

  6. Stimulus package to provide Guangdong with 150 projects

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... industrial zones and 63 large infrastructure projects, mainland media reported yesterday. Five of the 11 new industrial zones would involve cross-border co-operation between the delta and either Hong ... for the province to bolster its development and cross-border co-operation,' he said. 'It will be an unprecedented opportunity for Guangdong.' Economists urged officials to sensibly plan ...

  7. Experts glum about Guangdong

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... to alleviate the impact of the financial crisis, saying existing cross-border collaboration was unsatisfactory. 'Hong Kong is an important source of foreign investment and provides meaningful experience with its economic systems and a streamlined government... but the primary task for cross-border collaboration is to co-ordinate cities within the Pearl River Delta and stop them from ...

  8. Shenzhen looks to strengthen links with HK

    Posted Jun 25th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam, Fox Yi Hu

    ... He Huifeng, Fox Yi Hu and Fiona Tam Eleven strategies listed to bolster co-operation between two cities Shenzhen has signalled its determination to strengthen cross-border co-operation ... about their realisation. Thomas Chan Man-hung, head of Hong Kong Polytechnic University's China Business Centre, said many of Shenzhen's ideas for closer cross-border ties had failed ...

  9. Airport rail link to cost 52 billion yuan

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... the feasibility study said. It said checkpoints would be provided for cross-border travellers, and passengers could check in their luggage before boarding the train. Hong Kong is expected to pay 41 ...

  10. Storm swimmers irk weather chief

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam, Fox Yi Hu, Nick Gentle

    ... as a backlog of container trucks trapped in Hong Kong by the storm joined weekend traffic heading across the border. The Transport Department reported congestion near the Kwai Chung container terminal and substantial delays at the Lok Ma Chau border crossing. About 70 people needed hospital treatment after the Observatory hoisted the No8 typhoon signal on Friday morning. Of the 19 people admitted ...




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