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  1. Smuggling of petrol to Hong Kong 'overstated'

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... consumption in Hong Kong and it is highly unlikely that so much could be smuggled into the city without affecting sales of duty-paid fuel, said Albert Chan Chi-hung, head of the Customs and Excise ... undetected. The remarks follow accusations last week by Li Rongrong, director of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, that smuggling to Hong Kong was to blame for fuel ...

  2. Police foil marine cigarette smuggling operation

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... concerns that it might lead to increased smuggling. It is understood the city's tobacco industry supports an increase in cigarette tax to bolster government revenues and reduce consumption- ...

  3. Gun crimes not on the rise: police

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... The Sheung Wan gun's exact origins have not yet been traced, but the model is popular in Southeast Asian countries such as the Philippines and Thailand. It could have been smuggled into Hong ... There was also no indication that more were being smuggled into the city, they said. Made by the China North Industries Corporation, Black Star firearms were officially designated as Type 54 pistols. ...

  4. Cigarette imports increase ahead of new rules

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... tobacco taxes and establish research funds to study the effects of smoking on the community. Meanwhile, customs officials said their efforts to crack down on cigarette smuggling had paid off, ... months of the year, compared with 30.4 million during the same period last year. 'We have forced illicit cigarette syndicates to reduce the quantity of cigarettes smuggled into Hong Kong ...

  5. Tobacco whistle-blower's all for a smoke-free HK

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... was convicted for his role in a massive local cigarette smuggling case in the early 1990s. In an interview with the Sunday Morning Post from his Smoke-Free Kids foundation office in Michigan, Dr Wigand ... Ying-yen's decision not to put up tobacco taxes for fear it would encourage illicit cigarette smuggling. 'That is just not right. That's what the tobacco industry wants you to say ...

  6. Gang-busting law sees $1.3b frozen over 10 years

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... the previous year for kidnapping and smuggling offences, had to be released to his family because of a lack of evidence. The law also has anti-money laundering provisions, imposes a reporting duty ...



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