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  1. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Crystal meth seizures at Lo Wu border crossing soar

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Bryan Harris

    ... triple that of last year Hong Kong's growing appetite for methamphetamine was underlined yesterday as customs chiefs revealed a 300 per cent jump in the amount of Ice seized at the Lo Wu ... of the customs department's rail and ferry command. While the number of drug cases at Lo Wu had dropped year-on-year, the amount of Ice seized in the first eight months of this year- 13.7kg- was 291 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580207/ice-seizures-lo-wu-border-crossing-triple-those-last-year-customs
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Lo Wu closed-border quota upsets parents of children studying in city

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... Kristie Wong kristie.wong@scmp.com Mainlanders whose children study in Hong Kong left scrambling for school bus permits as Lo Wu keeps limit on passes Border quota upsets parents Some ... campaigning for an increase in the quota of closed-area permits available at the most popular crossing point, Lo Wu, were caught out when no change was made, and had to make last-minute applications ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1028882/lo-wu-closed-border-quota-upsets-parents-children-studying-city
  3. Blaze closes Lo Wu crossing

    Posted Apr 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng and Denise Tsang joyce.ng@scmp.com Fire broke out at the Lo Wu border crossing last night, closing the immigration post and leaving hundreds of agitated travellers waiting ... gate. People flocked to Lo Wu railway station to take trains to the other checkpoints or back to Hong Kong as the smell of burning filled the 200-metre corridor from the checkpoint ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998385/blaze-closes-lo-wu-crossing
  4. Border guards turn away activist priest at Lo Wu

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Outspoken activist priest Father Franco Mella was denied entry to the mainland last week in what he believed was a show of Beijing's displeasure in the row over China's ordination of bishops. Mella said he was stopped while trying to enter the mainland through Lo Wu checkpoint on July 19. He was on his way to Henan province with a visa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/974481/border-guards-turn-away-activist-priest-lo-wu
  5. Police consider charges against activists in Lo Wu protest

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

    ... Phyllis Tsang Police will seek legal advice on whether to charge activists who staged a protest at Lo Wu immigration control point on Sunday. This comes amid claims that police failed ... Hong Kong police Chief Superintendent David Ng Ka-sing said the Lo Wu Bridge was a closed area and that police would seek advice from the Department of Justice on whether to charge protesters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702367/police-consider-charges-against-activists-lo-wu-protest
  6. Mainland asked to probe Lo Wu fracas

    Posted Jan 09th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... territory during a protest at the Lo Wu border last month. Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong told the Legislative Council's security panel yesterday that the government had asked ... Department for details. He added that the administration would review how demonstrations were handled in places such as the closed area at the border, including Lo Wu bridge. Twenty-one protesters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703139/mainland-asked-probe-lo-wu-fracas
  7. Police investigate mainland officers' behaviour at Lo Wu rally

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and journalists into the mainland during a protest at the Lo Wu border last weekend. The Legislative Council security panel will hold a special meeting this Friday to discuss the apparent harsh treatment of activists and reporters. Mainland police detained four protesters and two journalists from Hong Kong for three hours after a protest at the Lo Wu immigration control point in support of jailed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702558/police-investigate-mainland-officers-behaviour-lo-wu-rally
  8. Teen took explosives through Lo Wu to test border checks

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... through the Lo Wu border to test whether the authorities would detect it. The 14-year-old Form Two pupil took triacetone triperoxide, or TATP, across the border because he knew it did not contain ... who cross the Lo Wu border every day,' he said, adding that sniffer dogs and X-ray machines were used as deterrents. A customs spokesman said anyone caught importing or exporting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695542/teen-took-explosives-through-lo-wu-test-border-checks
  9. New service cuts time at Lo Wu border crossing to eight seconds

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at Lo Wu from 12 seconds to eight. Ten express e-channels have come into service at Lo Wu, the city's busiest control point, since March 2 as part of a HK$7 million pilot scheme. ... the mainland via Lo Wu at least once a month. To enjoy the faster passage through the checkpoint, smart identity card holders aged 18 or over provide their personal data including fingerprints, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673574/new-service-cuts-time-lo-wu-border-crossing-eight-seconds
  10. Parents outraged after school bus leaves girl, 4, at Lo Wu checkpoint

    Posted Sep 12th 2007, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... was left behind at Lo Wu on Monday. The school principal said it had no contract with the bus company but believed the increase in the number of students this year, boosted by the kindergarten ... by immigration officers who heard her cries and saw her alone at the Lo Wu checkpoint arrivals hall. The Sheung Shui Rhenish Church Kindergarten student was supposed to get off the bus, follow a woman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/607574/parents-outraged-after-school-bus-leaves-girl-4-lo-wu-checkpoint

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