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  1. Winsway eyes cross-border coal supplies

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... sales to support the cross-border logistics infrastructure it is building. The company, which operates logistics facilities at the Ceke and Gants Mod border crossings between Inner Mongolia and Mongolia, has just added transshipment stations and stockpiling facilities in another border town, Erlianhaote, to the east. It also completed the building of two coal-processing plants ...

  2. Aid for Myanmar waylaid just 3km across the border

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Hong Kong journalist Simon Parry crossed the border into Myanmar with the first overland aid convoy for cyclone victims- what he then witnessed appalled him Convoy is met by sleepy ... to the undisguised delight of the aid workers, the aid was finally allowed in from Mae Sot in northern Thailand on condition no aid workers were on board. Once across the border, the precious cargo ...

  3. Borders to be crossed on health research

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... complacency and a territorial approach to health information. These attitudes have to change, especially now that millions travel across the border each year. There is little to lose from opening up, ...

  4. News - World - WEATHER

    Germany sends thousands of soldiers to help cities cope with flooding

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... and holding out the possibility for more. She said the damage in Passau, a city of 50,000 on the Austrian border, looked even worse than during the massive flooding that hit central Europe in 2002. ...

  5. News - China

    Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 02:09pm by Agence France Presse in Beijing

    ... to authorities. The Communist Party’s top leaders Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang, along with Premier Wen Jiabao, ordered “all-out efforts to rescue victims”, Xinhua said. Yunnan province, which borders ...

  6. Free-trade zone may be built on prime site

    Posted Oct 29th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Officials are considering how to best use the border plot, says finance chief A border site between Hong Kong and Shenzhen is being considered for the proposed free-trade zone, ... secretary, Laurie Lo Chi-hong, said the government had always been studying use of the border zone and was listening to the views of various organisations. Stressing that no decision had been made, ...

  7. Talkback

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should eggs be tested for melamine at the border? Though testing eggs at the border may cause inconvenience, it is a useful way to save Hongkongers from being jeopardised by contaminated ... it is crystal clear that these checks are unreliable: the recently reported tainted eggs had passed the mainland food-safety test before they arrived in Hong Kong. Eggs must be tested at the border ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Union protests at strip-search The Domestic Workers' General Union accused police of abuse of power after a member was strip-searched for allegedly stealing HK$1,000. Officers hurt in border brawl Three customs officers were injured in a brawl with a 32-year-old man suspected to be carrying drugs when he resisted a body search at the Lok Ma Chau checkpoint on his return ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HSBC this week will notify clients whose phone-banking conversations have been recorded on a backup tape it says was lost by DHL during transit across the border. Executive director Peter Wong ...

  10. A normal exchange on June 4 is overdue

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... that some pan-democrats who had been denied the home-return permits necessary to visit the mainland were allowed across the border again. Fearful of the embarrassment that would follow if Legco were ... practical importance of better understanding and closer contacts between Legco and the Guangdong authorities. Mammoth cross-border infrastructure projects aside, closer co-operation between Hong ...




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