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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland middlemen help Iran obtain banned components

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by McClatchy-Tribune in Washington

    ... in nuclear arms embargo When Susan Yip stood before a US federal judge in San Antonio last month, she apologised tearfully for her role in smuggling American technology to Iran. Yip, a Taiwanese ... Asian companies and middlemen helping Iran illicitly obtain crucial components from American suppliers in violation of US export controls and international sanctions. US prosecutors have brought ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yesterday's story on page A2 'Uncertain future in HK for Iranian shipping line', stated: 'Hong Kong will deny service to any ships linked to Iran.' It should have said: 'Hong Kong will deny services to any ships connected to Iran and are suspected of carrying prohibited goods.' The error was introduced in the editing process. ...

  3. Push to strengthen trade connections

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... playing his part in the popular uprising which gave birth to the Islamic Republic of Iran. As a student, active in the grassroots movement that shaped history, one of his tasks was to take the message to local communities. His role today is more subdued, but is nonetheless vital. As Iran's consul general to Hong Kong and Macau, Mr Nekounam's mission is to assure Hong Kong ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... agreement between the Hong Kong and Guangdong governments. Latest US sanctions on Iran become law A new round of US sanctions targeting Iran's nuclear programme come into effect, giving President Barack Obama the right to ban foreign banks conducting oil-related business with the Central Bank of Iran from access to US financial markets. From Sunday, all members of the European ...

  5. HK shell firms helping Iranian shipper may escape penalty

    Posted Apr 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Irene Jay Liu and Stuart Lau King-him Shell companies set up in Hong Kong to help Iran's national shipping line evade United Nations sanctions might not face punishment because 'they have no actual business operation' here, a senior official told lawmakers yesterday. Hong Kong last month enacted the latest round of sanctions against Iran passed by the Security ...

  6. Beijing should have bigger say: survey

    Posted Oct 25th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... and South Africa 28 per cent. More Hong Kong people believe Iran should have more power (28 per cent) than less (27 per cent), bucking the view that Iran is to be feared. ...

  7. US causing fear, say shipowners

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Iran's national shipping line from the city. Hong Kong Shipowners Association managing director Arthur Bowring said treasury department officials provided a list of 19 Hong Kong-registered ships they believe could be linked to Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) but more information was needed on that and other concerns. 'Being deliberately vague may help their agenda ...

  8. A good week for...

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in July 2009 along the Iran-Iraq border. They had maintained their innocence, saying they were only hiking and might have accidentally wandered into Iran. But Iranian courts found them guilty of spying and illegal entry. Their odyssey through Iran's judicial system finally ended when they were let off under a US$1 million deal. Leung Chun-ying The chief executive hopeful stole ...

  9. Hong Kong riders struggle in Taiwan

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong's Chan Chun-hing came 10th in the second stage of the Tour de Taiwan yesterday, but his colleagues again failed to shine in the 118-kilometre race in New Taipei City. Mehdi Sohrabi of Iran came first with a time of two hours, 50 minutes and 15 seconds, while Chan was 68 seconds behind. Chan Yat-wai was the second Hongkonger home but was only 35th. ...

  10. Good deal of opportunities

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... with Iran- and any good entrepreneur will be able to find legitimate opportunities, says an Iranian who has made Hong Kong his home. Behzad Mirzaei is an engineer-turned-businessman who founded ... for goods from Iran. He said the key to success was for company executives to make an objective assessment of the news arising from regional tensions and the nuclear issue. 'You have to ensure ...




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