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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: snake angel

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... criminal, who had succumbed to cancer while serving a 35-year sentence in a Texas prison for having run a human-smuggling ring that brought thousands of Chinese from Fujian to the United States ... to collect debts. In 1993, however, the sophisticated human-smuggling empire she had built imploded when the Golden Venture, a cargo ship carrying 300 Chinese illegal immigrants, including some ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: counter action

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Jason Wordie

    ... provided an opportunity for “parallel imports” – smuggling, by any other name – of scarce medicines into the mainland. The Hong Kong market allowed international pharmaceutical companies – United ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: parallel universe

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie The recent furore about stocks of baby formula shows the city is still up to old tricks, writes Jason Wordie Parallel universe Parallel trading, as small-scale smuggling ... caused Hong Kong to become (and, once established, remain) a smuggling entrepot. One was its separate customs status. When Hong Kong was established, in 1841, it was as a "free port"; ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: The right side of the law

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am

    ... that many used torture to bring about quick convictions and engaged in crimes such as smuggling and extortion to supplement their incomes – so much so that they were almost universally feared ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: Off the rails

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 11:18pm by Vanessa Ko

    ... into tunnels and causing short circuits were once a common cause of train delays. Nevertheless, it makes me want to smuggle one on board, just to see what might happen. "Be aware of the difference ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: lost fortnight

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... capital of China. Under its auspices, rubber was smuggled out of Japanese-occupied Malaya and French Indochina and traded on the Chinese black market. Diamonds were also smuggled, setting ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Stone stock

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... mined in war zones, and the burgeoning Chinese trade in smuggled African ivory (most of which reaches the mainland via diplomatic pouches or corrupt Hong Kong business networks), ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City Scope: a parallel universe

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by CLARISSA

    ... Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore in Beijing Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore in Beijing A parallel universe What links milk powder, Apple gadgets, lobsters and Louis Vuitton bags? Border smuggling ... on multiple-entry visas, making logistics easy for enterprising traders. Hongkongers, however, are not impressed. Smuggling has led to rising prices, packed trains heading north and empty shelves ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: save your breath

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... after the outbreak of the Korean war in 1950; and it was an open secret that much was smuggled- along with diesel fuel and other petroleum products- into the mainland through Macau. Plastics ... a convenient cover for another very smelly enterprise that frequently took place alongside the manufacturing of plastic flowers and cheap toys: the refining of heroin from its smuggled morphine base. ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the long game

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... the main activities at that time- and for some years afterwards, as smuggling routes along the South China coast were later used to circumvent the United States' efforts to cut off trade ...




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