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  1. News - China - CRIME

    China’s crystal meth makers used GlaxoSmithKline anti-cold medicine: report

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:05am by Agence France-Presse in Shanghai

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai Some manufacturers of the illegal drug crystal methamphetamine in Guangdong used a medicine made by UK-based GlaxoSmithKline, currently under investigation for graft Some crystal methamphetamine seized in a huge drug bust in Guangdong province was made using the popular cold medicine Contac, which is manufactured by beleaguered British drug maker ...

  2. News - World - CRIME

    1,000 arrested in Europe-wide organised-crime sweep

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... of cocaine, 1.3 tonnes of cannabis and 200kg of heroin. They also dismantled a laboratory for making counterfeit medicine, and seized 13 luxury cars, 1.5 million contraband cigarettes and €1 million ...

  3. News - China - CRIME

    Crew jailed in Philippines for illegal fishing

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:04am by AFP

    ... boat. Pangolins are widely hunted in parts of Asia, including Palawan, for their meat, skin and scales. They are considered a delicacy in China and to have medicinal qualities. The 12, who ...

  4. News - World - CRIME

    Chinese businessman charged with hacking US military contractors' computers

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:32am by AP, Bloomberg

    ... charges could die without medicine, family says Relatives of a Russian man charged with hacking in the United States insist he is innocent and fear he will die in custody if he does not have his ... Seleznev's father, Valery, told a televised news conference Friday that his son, who was left brain-damaged after a 2011 bombing in Marrakesh, Morocco, would die without his medicine. The son ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Pangolin scales worth HK$17m found hidden in shipments from Africa

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 06:35pm by Clifford Lo

    ... on the black market has risen to HK$5,000 per kilogram from HK$2,000 a kilogram over the past five years," a government source said. The scales- used in Chinese medicine and thought to have ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    100-fold rise in seizures of illegal 'red gold' timber

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Clifford Lo

    ... hidden in shipping containers. Pangolins are an endangered anteater whose large keratin scales are used in traditional Chinese medicine. Despite these seizures, a Customs and Excise Department ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    City's security chief meets ministers in Australia and New Zealand over meth trade from Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Bryan Harris

    ... after an 18month operation. Described by police as "the biggest haul of its kind," more than 330kg of a drug called Contac NT was seized. The drug is legal as a cold medicine ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    Shanghai arrests 160 gang suspects involved in citywide health care scam

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:48pm by Reuters

    ... of 1.7 million yuan (HK$2.1 million), using corrupt doctors to inflate drug prices and prescribe large amounts of medicines, the city’s police department said on its official microblog. ... around the city and seizing crates of medicine and fake firearms, the police said. The gang would lure patients into four fraudulent clinics, using people placed at hospitals and train stations ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    China detains 1,300 people suspected of making and selling fake drugs

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 04:23pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Crackdown on phoney drugs sees 1,300 held Mainland police have rounded up more than 1,300 suspects nationwide for producing and selling fake medicine as part ... announced a six-month nationwide crackdown on the sale of illegal medicine, piling pressure on a sector already reeling from a bribery investigation at British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline. Widespread ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Passer-by killed by chair ‘thrown from 10-storey building’; psychiatric patient held

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:55am by Clifford Lo, Jessie Lau and Shirley Zhao

    ... and that he might have suffered from a relapse by not taking medicine as required between sessions with his psychiatrist. He speculated that the man might have thrown the chair because he had heard ...




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