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  1. Busy 'ants' catch eye of mainland customs

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... customs in a massive month-long crackdown on the smuggling of tax-free electronic and luxury products from Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland. The criminals, known as ant smuggling gangs because ... wine, cigarettes, electronic products and milk powder. Officials say more than 8,000 ant smugglers travel frequently across the borders between the mainland and Hong Kong and Macau, some making ...

  2. Six 'drainpipe smugglers' arrested

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Hong Kong and mainland authorities believe they have cracked a syndicate that smuggled electronic goods into Shenzhen through underground drains three times a week. Two Hong Kong men and four mainlanders were arrested and HK$600,000 worth of electronic goods were seized in the operation. One man was arrested when officers interrupted smuggling at the border fence ...

  3. 5 jailed for underground bank roles

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Five people have been jailed for their involvement in a major underground foreign-exchange ring run by a Hong Kong businesswoman, it was reported yesterday. The five accomplices ... in a separate case. They allegedly set up foreign currency exchange shops in Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong and shuffled funds across the border. Prosecutors say To ran several underground banks ...

  4. Daily trips across border rose by 10pc last year

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu An average of 490,900 passenger trips a day were made across Hong Kong's land border last year, up 10 per cent from 2006, a government survey shows. Mainlanders made 16 per cent of the journeys and people from Hong Kong 71 per cent, according to the survey released yesterday by the Planning Department. The average number of trips per day by mainlanders rose 18 per ...

  5. Family trees

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Franklin's idea for the interior was simple. 'We wanted it to have a realness about it with a local Hong Kong touch; nothing upmarket or too prissy.' The living area, which boasts tall ...

  6. Fight against drug abuse should have no borders

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as young as 17 years old. But no matter how successful police operations are in Hong Kong, their efforts will be undermined if young people can just hop on a train and buy drugs in Shenzhen. ... of a joint effort by the Shenzhen and Hong Kong governments to crack down on the sale of illegal drugs. In another sign a tougher policy is being adopted, some Hong Kong people arrested earlier ...

  7. Luohu planners consumed by a risky ambition

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... He Huifeng Luohu in central Shenzhen has long been dubbed 'Hong Kong's backyard', with hordes of Hongkongers heading across the river for cheap goods and services. But now ... double the figures from 2009. Luohu would no longer be a shopping backyard but a high-end shopping paradise and fashion capital to match Hong Kong. International consultants have been invited ...

  8. Border area needs handling with care

    Posted Jul 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... History has meant that Hong Kong's border with the mainland is an environmental treasure. The closure for half a century of 28 sq km to keep out illegal immigrants and restrict ... be to turn the area into a central park between the cities of Hong Kong and Shenzhen. With so much talk about pollution and environmental degradation, what better way to promote sustainable ...

  9. Shenzhen-HK commuter pupils need more help, say legislators

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The government should provide more help for schoolchildren who need to travel across the border from Shenzhen to attend school in Hong Kong, lawmakers said yesterday. Deputy Secretary for Security Cheung Siu-hing told the Legislative Council security panel that most of the children living in Shenzhen but studying at Hong Kong schools were receiving tuition in North ...

  10. Gangsters on motorbikes attack neighbourhood activist

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chow Chung Yan

    ... the authorities.' Mr Wu lives in Yangguang Garden in Buji- a residential estate with about 1,700 families, many of them from Hong Kong. In recent months, local residents have been in negotiations ... Garden visited Mr Wu at the hospital and they all condemned the 'gangland-style' attack. 'It is very clear who is behind the attack,' said one Hong Kong woman. 'I'm ...




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