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  1. News - China

    Police seize chicken feet in storage since 1967, smuggled from Vietnam

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 09:54am by Patrick Boehler

    ... to be processed. Some even dated to 1967, during the tumultuous days of the Cultural Revolution. The storage site, raided by police in May, was run by a gang that reportedly smuggled chicken feet, beef ... into 1.5kg of seemingly fresh chicken feet, making up to 16,000 yuan (HK$20,230) profit on each tonne. Local police quoted by the paper said that most inferior-quality meat had been smuggled from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1277785/police-seize-chicken-feet-storage-1967-smuggled-vietnam
  2. News - Hong Kong

    Five jailed for smuggling fuel to China

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 04:35pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Five people were jailed for between four and six years, on Friday, for smuggling more than HK$2.6 billion worth of fuel oil into the mainland by boat. The five were connected ... to represent the proceeds of an indictable offence. The laundering charges involve HK$3 billion. The court earlier heard that the syndicate was formed around 2009 to smuggle marked oil – diesel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1146073/five-jailed-smuggling-fuel-china
  3. News - World - SMUGGLING

    Kenya jails Chinese ivory smuggler in landmark ruling

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... spokesman Paul Udoto. Chen Biemei, 30, was jailed for 31 months for trying to smuggle 6.9kg of worked ivory she had disguised as 15 bags of macadamia nuts. Chen, who pleaded guilty, was nabbed ... little if any deterrence, as experts say a kilogram of ivory has a black market value of roughly US$2,500. A total of 17 people from six different countries have been arrested trying to smuggle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298759/kenya-jails-chinese-ivory-smuggler-two-and-half-years
  4. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong seizes 113 smuggled ivory tusks worth HK$3m

    Posted May 01st 2013, 01:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Hong Kong customs officers have seized 113 ivory tusks worth about HK$3 million on the Chinese ivory market, officials said on Wednesday. The smuggled ivory was seized at the airport on Tuesday in a container marked “spare parts” from Burundi which was bound for Singapore, said an official statement. The total seizure, weighing 300kg, was worth an estimated HK$3 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1227435/hong-kong-seizes-113-smuggled-ivory-tusks-worth-hk3m
  5. News - World

    U.S. woman held in Mexico prison for a week on drug-smuggling charge released

    Posted May 31st 2013, 02:18pm by AP

    ... NOGALES, Mexico (AP) — U.S. woman held in Mexico prison for a week on drug-smuggling charge released. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1250462/us-woman-held-mexico-prison-week-drug-smuggling-charge-released
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Woman jailed for smuggling baby formula

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 03:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse A Hong Kong court has jailed a woman for smuggling baby formula, the first time anybody has been sent to prison under the city’s ban on unlicensed milk powder export, officials said on Tuesday. The 37-year-old woman, whose nationality has not been disclosed, was jailed for five weeks after being found with four boxes of baby milk formula weighing 3.2 kilograms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1389708/woman-jailed-smuggling-baby-formula
  7. News - China Insider - GM food

    Seed smuggling a 'serious threat' to national security, says Beijing

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 12:52pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com An investigation into the smuggling of GM seeds into the mainland following the faliure of corn crops in Hunan provokes the authorities in Beijing to condemn the illegal practice Hunan farmers who had planted genetically modified corn seeds smuggled from Thailand and Hong Kong were stunned last autumn after the more than 133 square metres of crops ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1386569/seed-smuggling-serious-threat-national-security-says-beijing
  8. News - World - COURTS

    Chinese national jailed in US for bid to smuggle microchips to China

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:56pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Denver Radiation-hardened US microchips may have been meant for the Chinese space programme Chinese national jailed for trying to smuggle chips A Chinese citizen convicted of trying to smuggle American-made radiation-hardened microchips from California to China has been sentenced to three years in a United States prison. Philip Chaohui He, the target of a US Homeland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1386154/chinese-national-jailed-us-bid-smuggle-microchips-china
  9. News - China - COURTS

    Shanghai woman gets 12.5-year jail term for smuggling fake Viagra

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 01:10pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Shanghai woman sentenced to 12½ years for running counterfeiting ring that smuggled sex drugs from mainland to Togo at massive profit Jailed for peddling 'Viagra' in Africa A Shanghai woman who made a fortune smuggling fake Viagra to Africa has been jailed for 12½ years by a court in Zhejiang, mainland media have reported. The woman ran a trading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1386614/shanghai-woman-gets-125-year-jail-term-smuggling-fake-viagra
  10. Comment - Blogs

    China and Vietnam co-operating despite border disputes

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 03:49pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... an agreement on extraditions in January. The easy to cross 1,350km long border has allowed smuggling and trafficking to flourish and it seems to be increasing. Police in Luoding busted a drug-smuggling ring from Vietnam this week, arresting three Vietnamese and four Chinese citizens, the Yangcheng Evening News reported. They were smuggling heroin and crystal meth from Vietnam through Guangxi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1202533/china-and-vietnam-co-operating-despite-border-disputes

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