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  1. H.K. still active as spy hub of the east

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... region's ongoing role as an intelligence hub long after the handover. Hong Kong was once seen as a Casablanca of the East in terms of espionage due to its free-wheeling entrepot status under ... that they were co-operating with Chinese counterparts. Certainly agents from Britain's external security intelligence service, MI6, appeared keen to get Saadi out of the mainland as a first step. ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog in Pearl River Delta 'worse than in Beijing'

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Agence France-Presse

    ... Academy of Meteorological Sciences, said health-threatening PM2.5 particles in the delta region contained more nitrogenous organic compounds than in central and eastern parts of China ...

  3. Cepa boost for lawyers and travel agencies

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... and road transport services, and individually owned stores. Hong Kong travel agencies operating in Guangdong will be allowed to apply to run tour groups to the city for Guangdong residents. ... the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong and Macau,' he said. Macau has signed its own Cepa with the mainland. He said the central government could introduce measures to facilitate economic ...

  4. Intelligent assistance for a better future

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... came from Hong Kong, creating a three-decade economic boom. But Guangdong now needs more foreign assistance, and in the form of 'intelligence' rather than 'investment'. ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... University professor Liu Pak-wai. Democrats demand open trial for suspected spy A dozen Democratic Party members rallied outside the central government's liaison office to demand an open trial be held for Hong Kong journalist Ching Cheong, the China correspondent for The Straits Times of Singapore, who is accused by mainland authorities of spying for Taiwan's intelligence agency ...

  6. HK knew about Olympic threats

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Intelligence did identify Hong Kong as a potential terrorist target during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but an analysis of vague information by the city's authorities ... there was no specific intelligence to show Hong Kong was a likely terror target in August 2008, when the equestrian events were held in Hong Kong. 'We had vague intelligence saying the Xinjiang independent ...

  7. Free flow of money but not for crime

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... customs agency's Hong Kong attache, says rightly that if law enforcement agencies are to make any real progress in identifying and dismantling these syndicates, they have to join forces and pool resources. Indeed, the latest haul in Sydney resulted from tip-offs by Hong Kong and US drug intelligence agencies, and a US tip-off led to a HK$760 million seizure of well over half ...

  8. More agencies are simply not the answer, Mr Leung

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it does not seem a bad idea to have a government agency promote a financial sector that accounts for a rising share of gross domestic product. After all, we have a Trade Development Council (TDC) ... agency may be an intruder. Get 'em! Shoot to kill! Let us observe first, however, that the TDC has long passed its close-down date. Hong Kong's goods exports are now negligible. In its ...

  9. Visitor numbers revised down

    Posted Feb 27th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... of November. Macau ranks No1 in the world in terms of net migration rate - the difference between the number of immigrants and emigrants per 1,000 residents, according to the US Central Intelligence Agency's online World Factbook. Under the new counting method, there were 1.9 million visitor arrivals in Macau last month, up 0.8 per cent from a year ago. There were 2.4 million arrivals ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SMUGGLING

    HK$60m of contraband electronics seized from ship on Pearl River Delta

    Posted May 18th 2013, 07:26pm by JOLIE HO

    ... electronics and endangeredspecies products used in traditional Chinese medicine on which the smugglers were seeking to evade more than HK$14 million in duties. Acting on intelligence, officers ...




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