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  1. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Arrests of parallel traders brings calm to Sheung Shui

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... trades chaos for calm after round-up For once, commuters using Sheung Shui station yesterday didn't have to find a way past queues of traders' trolleys. The worst congestion vanished ... enjoyed the calm they had longed for. Felix So, a fifth-form pupil who lives in Sheung Shui and passes the station twice a day, said: "The situation looks so much different today- it seems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1041788/arrests-parallel-traders-brings-calm-sheung-shui
  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    36 people arrested in parallel trading raids in Fo Tan and Sheung Shui

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... out The Immigration Department and police had arrested 173 traders in four previous operations, mainly in Sheung Shui and Fanling. But they extended the "battlefront" to Fo Tan on Thursday, making six arrests in two industrial buildings, and 30 more yesterday in Sheung Shui. Principal immigration officer Wong Yin-sang said officers arrested three men holding two-way permits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1049715/36-people-arrested-parallel-trading-raids-fo-tan-and-sheung-shui
  3. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Protesters rally in Sheung Shui against cross-border parallel traders

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND AMY NIP

    ... Amy Nip and Joyce Ng Scuffles break out during rally outside Sheung Shui station against visitors from mainland, who are accused of distorting local economy Clash at protest against ... 50 residents in the border town gathering near an exit of Sheung Shui MTR station. "Reclaim Sheung Shui! Protect our homes!" they chanted, echoing slogans written on the placards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1037962/protesters-rally-sheung-shui-against-cross-border-parallel-traders
  4. News - Hong Kong - CROSS-BORDER ISSUES

    Sheung Shui protests scare off cross-border goods traders

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 06:50pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau A second day of protests outside Sheung Shui railway station apparently scared off parallel good exporters, but a cultural observer feared the movement could evolve into yet ... “Sheung Shui Retrocession”, which aimed at bringing back “peace and order” of the railway station nearest to the Lo Wu border. Clashes later broke out. On Sunday, the railway station looked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1038432/sheung-shui-protests-scare-cross-border-goods-traders
  5. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    131 held in swoop on parallel-goods trade in Sheung Shui

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... as an increasing nuisance. Principal immigration officer Wong Yin-sang said 130 workers were arrested in the Advanced Technology Centre, a 10-minute walk from Sheung Shui station, packing goods ranging from red wine to baby milk formula. "Instead of carrying out a large-scale stop-and-search operation at a crowded place like the Sheung Shui railway station, we opted to crack down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1041002/131-held-swoop-parallel-goods-trade-sheung-shui
  6. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Raids on parallel traders don't placate Sheung Shui residents

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... parallel traders were out in force at the Sheung Shui MTR station yesterday despite police and immigration officials carrying out their 13th raid in five weeks against the cross-border trade. ... warehousing services. The arrests were carried out ahead of a protest expected to be held today by Sheung Shui residents angered by the parallel trading conducted in their border town. While ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1067460/raids-parallel-traders-dont-placate-sheung-shui-residents
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Sheung Shui villagers fined for illegal fourth floor

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Thomas Chan

    ... Austin Chiu and Thomas Chan Magistrate rejects claim that the extra 300 sq ft storey was exempt from building regulations and criticises them for ignoring removal orders Villagers fined for illegal 4th floor Two Sheung Shui villagers were each fined HK$26,300 yesterday for ignoring government orders to remove an illegally built fourth floor at their home. Hau Kwok-cheung and his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1102459/sheung-shui-villagers-fined-illegal-fourth-floor
  8. News - Hong Kong - TRADE

    Sheung Shui prices soar as mainland traders buy in bulk

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong, Amy Nip

    ... Kristie Wong and Amy Nip Cross-border flood of traders into Sheung Shui inflates cost of shop items by up to 20 per cent Prices soar in bulk-buying frenzy The average price of everyday goods in Sheung Shui is 10 to 20 per cent higher than in nearby districts as mainlanders flood in to snap up products to take across the border. The town has been at the sharp end of an influx ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1038591/sheung-shui-prices-soar-mainland-traders-buy-bulk
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Scuffles break out at Sheung Shui forum

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 05:00pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang Scuffles broke out on Saturday during an open-air forum among opponents and supporters of a controversial government plan to develop three new towns in the north-east New Territories. Despite Secretary for Development Paul Chan Mo-po’s last mi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1043085/scuffles-break-out-sheung-shui-forum
  10. News - Hong Kong - CROSS-BORDER TRADE

    Parallel importers scoff at baggage weight limit

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... gathered at Sheung Shui said the 32kg limit being introduced today could cause chaos in crowded stations as passengers would have to line up to have their bags weighed. They also predicted ... Under the rule, introduced as part of efforts to curb the activities of parallel traders, passengers passing through the wide luggage gates at four busy stations near the border- Sheung Shui ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056534/parallel-importers-scoff-baggage-weight-limit

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