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  1. Mother's Day misery: the victims of a 'faulty' immigration system

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for permits to Hong Kong to less than a day, because many mothers could not afford accommodation during the wait, the society said. An Immigration Department spokesman said split families who thought ... recounted their woes. Hong Kong's faulty immigration system had kept about 5,000 single mothers apart from their children in the city, Sze Lai-shan of the Society for Community Organisation ...

  2. In Brief

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

    ... to be introduced by the Immigration Department today. The exempted documents include the British National (Overseas) Passport; Hong Kong SAR passport; Hong Kong SAR re-entry permit; Hong Kong SAR document ... on Sunday and Monday have been advised by the Immigration Department to use the Lowu control point instead of other smaller checkpoints. The advice came after the department revealed it expected ...

  3. Malls make life hard for department stores

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Brand-crazy mainland shoppers are adding to the woes of Hong Kong's once mighty department stores as they shun them in favour of upscale malls and luxury goods outlets. Traditional department stores, which once boomed in the city, have faced major challenges following the rise of shopping malls and people's changed shopping habits. The hordes of mainland ...

  4. Department orders more recalls

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So The Department of Health yesterday instructed licensed drug wholesaler Luen Cheong Hong to recall Povidone-iodine Prep Pads because its registration had expired last year. It said there were no safety concerns with product. The department also instructed Hipharm, a licensed pharmaceutical wholesaler, to recall 46 products being sold in unapproved packages. ...

  5. Departing Israeli envoy hails HK's ethnic harmony

    Posted Jul 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Hong Kong's religious and racial harmony should serve as an example to the rest of the world in the post-September 11 era, departing Israeli Consul-General Eli Avidar says. He leaves Hong Kong next week to take up a posting with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, where he hopes to be closely involved with the Middle East peace process. ...

  6. Golden week expected to lack its usual lustre

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo The May Day 'golden week' is likely to see an influx of 460,000 mainland tourists into Hong Kong, starting from Saturday. The Immigration Department forecast released ... the Immigration Department, and other consumer, tourism and service groups for 'golden week'. An additional 209 immigration officers will be deployed to speed up processing visitors at border ...

  7. 25 held in NT raids on illegal electronic waste recyclers

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the northern New Territories. More than 100 officers from the police, immigration and environmental protection departments took part in the raids on four plants. A Hong Kong man suspected of running ... 25 and 48. Chief Immigration Officer Chan Man-ho said increased enforcement had driven illegal employers out of urban areas to remote parts of the New Territories. The departments involved ...

  8. City Briefs

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Murray had his bail extended for the fourth time on charges of criminal damage, assault and resisting police connected with an incident at a Discovery Bay shop on October 26. Immigration seeks $93m The Immigration Department has applied for $93 million to install automated immigration clearing systems at the Sheung Shui to Lok Ma Chau KCRC spur line scheduled to open in 2007. $3m ...

  9. Take action

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... working on another lock design based on a one-handle locking movement.' Immigration consultant Richard Aziz Butt wrote to commend the significant improvement in efficiency and professional conduct of Immigration Department officers. 'I have made almost daily trips to the department since 1997. Over the years, I have observed the average behaviour of officers to have ...

  10. Clinics extend hours ahead of holiday

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... will come for check-ups,' Secretary for Food and Health York Chow Yat-ngok said after the first meeting of the taskforce on the tainted-milk scandal. '[But] we have asked the Immigration Department to monitor the number of children, and their ages, who are coming to Hong Kong.' The taskforce comprises more than 20 medical, health and food safety experts and government officials. ...




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