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  1. City Briefs

    Posted Aug 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Environmental Hygiene Department officers declared the consignment unfit for consumption. Customs officers earlier arrested another truck driver, 44, after seizing $6.7 million worth of taxable cigarettes. 101 women arrested in vice raid in Mongkok Police and immigration officers arrested 101 women in their latest anti-vice operation in Mongkok. Of those arrested, 97 were from the mainland- ...

  2. 11 foreign domestic helpers arrested for hawking

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... about the domestic helpers' activities, but we had been told [by parkgoers] that they had obstructed access,' Mr Chan said. About 80 officers from both the Immigration Department ... Department also caught an additional 19 local hawkers during yesterday's operations, all of whom were issued fixed penalties. The Immigration Department's statistics showed that of 5,200 ...

  3. Mainlander arrested after sting nabs him charging for taxi ride

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... because no passengers were in the taxi and he claimed he only used the vehicle as a private car. Immigration Department officers arrested him yesterday after contacting a taxi company, which ... was arrested,' a spokesman for the Immigration Department said. 'During the operation, the taxi driver identification card belonging to the mainlander, a cash box containing a large amount of coins ...

  4. No quick fix for taxi licence loophole

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Bureau, the Immigration Department and the Department of Justice. 'In the meantime, we will keep close liaison with the taxi trade,' Ms Choi said. 'If they keep a tight gateway ... a mainland visitor was caught operating a taxi in March. He was later arrested by the Immigration Department and sentenced to three-month imprisonment for breaching his conditions of stay. ...

  5. Ship crew rules a boost for rivals

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... weeks. This included legal costs, bailiff's charges, crew costs, management fees and port dues. In a meeting between Bowring and the Immigration Department this year, department records show that of the 48 ships arrested since mid-2008, only 25 per cent stayed in Hong Kong longer than 50 days. 'The others left Hong Kong within two to four weeks. So, in their [the Immigration Department ...

  6. Conviction quashed after passport mix-up

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... passport. The Immigration Department had mistaken the other person's departure from the city for the Bangladeshi man's, the court said in a ruling. Mohammad Mahabobur Rahman had sought ... person had taken his passport and tried to use it to get into the mainland. Yesterday, the Immigration Department declined to comment on the matter. The Court of Final Appeal granted ...

  7. Immigration violator freed by judge asks for handcuffs

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

    ... yesterday joined the ranks of hundreds of other immigration detainees released from custody, several months after the Court of Appeal ruled that they were being held unlawfully. That decision said ... and was then placed in an immigration detention centre. The judge agreed that Hashimi should be released given the appeal court's decision, but asked the man's barrister, Wilson Chan, to warn his ...

  8. Young and beautiful, an immigrant whose dream led to jail

    Posted Aug 14th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Chipperfield

    ... photogenic image and her connection to Sydney's glittering party set- before her arrest she worked as a waitress at the expensive Hemmesphere club- hers is a typically Sydney story: an immigrant ...

  9. Snakeheads coached masked asylum seeker

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Caucasian man in a latex mask. The Hong Kong Immigration Department said the method of disguise was the first of its kind to be discovered in the city. The man boarded an Air Canada flight from Hong ... snakeheads, according to an Immigration Department investigation. ...

  10. Families of held sect members seek help

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... because he had entered the mainland with Hong Kong identity documents. The Immigration Department refused to even hear his family's case. Ms Xiao said Ms Fu's husband 'has tried ... to Hong Kong Residents unit of the Immigration Department has established contact with the family members and will continue to follow up [the cases],' said spokeswoman Connie Lam. ...




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