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  1. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    64 held in crackdown on milk-formula smuggling ahead of Lunar New Year

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:57am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Customs step up enforcement of two-tin limit ahead of Lunar New Year holiday 64 held in milk-formula smuggling crackdown The city stepped up operations against the cross-border smuggling of baby milk formula ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, with the arrests of 64 people at the Lo Wu checkpoint over two days. Some 70 per cent of those arrested ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    10 suspected milk formula smugglers arrested

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... The continuing crackdown on cross-border baby formula traders has seen 10 people arrested in two days for allegedly smuggling 110 tins of milk powder, customs chiefs said yesterday. All 10 suspects, aged from 26 to 50, were from Hong Kong. Customs chiefs believe three smuggling syndicates were smashed in an operation which began on Friday. More arrests could be made. It is the first ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    Shenzhen sets limits for frequent Hong Kong visitors

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... and a traveller with 40 tins stuffed in a backpack and baby stroller, Yu said. The information was immediately given to Shenzhen authorities for tax or smuggling investigations, he said. And some 3,760 smuggling suspects were handed over in this short period, he said, citing mainland figures. The Immigration Department said yesterday that about 600 mainlanders were blocked from entering the city ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    More than HK$1 million worth of milk powder seized in customs raid

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by THOMAS CHAN AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... the continuing crackdown had resulted in 10 arrests in two days. They had tried to smuggle 110 tins of milk powder. Meanwhile, in an interview with CCTV yesterday, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL-GOODS TRADING

    45 arrested for breaking milk formula quota

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Province via the Shenzhen Bay Port once, for a stay of not more than seven days. There are now fears such vehicles might be used to smuggle infant milk formula. Under the new rules to protect local ...



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