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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Seven mainland women arrested trying to cross border at Deep Bay

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by CLIFFOD LO

    ... arrested seven mainland women trying to cross the border illegally by sea at Deep Bay yesterday. Officers spotted a five-metre-long speedboat, which had no navigation lights, near the Hong ... worked illegally in Hong Kong before making an attempt to return home. The other four passengers had paid 3,000 yuan (HK$3,700) each to sneak into Hong Kong from Shekou and had stayed on board ...

  2. Cross-border sex operation smashed

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police believe they have smashed a gang bringing prostitutes from the mainland to Hong Kong after arresting a man and 11 women in an undercover operation. The 27-year-old suspected gangster was arrested in Ngau Tau Kok after the women were picked up on Wednesday night at two hotels, in Wan Chai and Kwun Tong. Crime squad officers say they are still investigating what ...

  3. Letting legal knowledge cross borders

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The one country, two systems policy preserved the judicial system of Hong Kong as it was under colonial rule. As bonds between Hong Kong and the mainland have become tighter, integration and interaction between law professionals from the two jurisdictions have proven to be both fruitful and necessary. The arrival of mainland judges to study law in Hong Kong might sound strange to some, ...

  4. Prospects for cross-border services

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

    ... The fundamentally different judiciary system on the mainland poses challenges and opportunities for law practitioners in Hong Kong, according to Kennedy Wong Ying-ho, managing partner of Philip K. H. Wong, Kennedy Y. H. Wong & Co and National Committee Member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Dr Wong said Hong Kong law practitioners might feel ...

  5. 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. ... Fiona Tam A 27-year-old mainland woman was stabbed to death by her mainland boyfriend in Shenzhen yesterday after she returned with a new Hong Kong boyfriend. In front of horrified ...

  6. Border incident must not be swept aside

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's success after the handover depends in no small part on its separate jurisdiction. It is the cornerstone of the 'one country two systems' principle and must be jealously guarded. That is why any hint of its violation must be taken with the utmost seriousness. In the latest incident, four Hong Kong protesters and two reporters were detained for hours ...

  7. Cross-border scam syndicate broken up

    Posted Jan 10th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police have broken up a cross-border syndicate that conned elderly people out of more than HK$2 million by claiming to be relatives in trouble. The syndicate is believed to have ripped off more than 100 victims over 14 months. Officers from the Organised Crime and Triad Bureau arrested four people in the past two days, including two masterminds, aged 27 and 33, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Legal challenge to Hong Kong's residency rules on disability allowance payments

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Permanent residents must live in Hong Kong for a year to be eligible for the allowance, but one disabled man says that infringes fundamental rights ... requirement. Martin Lam Hing-chung, 33, said the requirement that a permanent resident must have lived in Hong Kong continuously for a year and spent no more than 56 days outside the city before he ...

  9. Man 'sneaked over border to kill'

    Posted Jun 24th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... to the street by the sound of the shots. She allegedly looked down and saw Yan riding away. Immigration records show Yan left Hong Kong the night before the killing. But the prosecution claims that once on the mainland, he sneaked back across the border to commit the crime then slipped out again. He officially re-entered Hong Kong on October 10. No motive for the killing has been suggested and in, several ...

  10. Cross-border accord on court rulings raises fears about bias

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Fears were raised yesterday that an impending agreement on cross-border court rulings might hurt Hong Kong businessmen involved in disputes on the mainland. Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung earlier this week said Hong Kong was close to signing an agreement on the reciprocal enforcement of judgments in commercial cases involving monetary compensation. Chairman ...




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