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  1. Business - Economy - LAW

    Hong Kong hot spot for lawyers

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 05:42am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg US law firms boost presence in city as mainland campaign against corruption and review of regulatory risks spur demand for legal advice HK hot spot for lawyers as graft probes increase When Cathy Palmer first came to Hong Kong as a US prosecutor more than 20 years ago, she was chasing heroin-smuggling triads who later sent a booby-trapped package to her Brooklyn office. ...

  2. Business - China Business

    Tour of smuggling and gambling in Dongxing

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com Tour of smuggling and gambling in Dongxing Xiao Chong leads a double life in Dongxing, the southern part of Guangxi that shares a border with Vietnam. He is a travel agent by day and a smuggler after midnight. Xiao Chong escorts tourists in the daytime to the other side of the Beilun River, which runs between Dongxing and Mong Cai. The river, less than ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Tax rise to spur gold smuggling in India, says trade group

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Mumbai Industry raises concern after central bank curbs force banks and traders to halt imports of metal Tax to fuel gold smuggling in India The third increase this year in import taxes on gold by India, the world's biggest user, was set to boost smuggling ahead of the festival and wedding seasons as official imports halt on central bank curbs, a trade group ...

  4. Business - Companies - TRADE

    Global e-commerce trade held back by logistics costs, customs red tape

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... create loopholes for smuggling. Lui said customs departments would not examine goods under a certain value delivered by express delivery firms. The authorities would want to make sure smugglers ...

  5. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong foots the bill as Beijing tops up its tax take

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... up to tackle smuggling syndicates who are making millions of dollars a day shipping container loads of illegal goods between Hong Kong and the mainland. SCMP, March 30   Why? It's ... smuggled, which, according to our story on the Customs and Excise Department's new anti-smuggling squad, "include precious metals, animal furs, seafood, computer hard disks and frozen ...

  6. Business - Commodities - MINING

    New Afghan mining law lacks transparency, say experts

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 01:06am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... local interests, warlords, armed groups such as the Afghan Local Police, and resources including coal, chromite, gold and gems are being smuggled into bordering countries, further enriching ...

  7. Business - China Business - COMPANIES

    Executive director at trouble-hit Fujian firm steps down

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:39am by Ray Chan

    ... might not be linked with the alleged smuggling of cash out of the mainland. The company was also taking steps to confirm the situation. The company said Ding's personal behaviour had had ...

  8. Business - Money - INVESTIGATIONS

    Staff of Marubeni's Chinese grain unit held

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 12:45am by Reuters

    ... sessions. The customs authority in Qingdao said the three employees were being detained on suspicion of smuggling. Mainland customs sometimes uses smuggling as a broader term for tax evasion. ... with a local crusher were involved in evading taxes for soya bean shipments, the sources said. "The customs received a tip-off that the company was suspected of evading taxes and smuggling ...

  9. Business - China Business

    China joint venture to make PlayStations

    Posted May 27th 2014, 01:34am by BLOOM

    ... and by Sony's China arm. But the mainland, where games consoles were banned for more than a decade, is likely to be a difficult market. Piracy and smuggling of consoles is rife, and the mainland gaming ...

  10. Business - Comment - MONEY MATTERS

    Tightly controlled scheme may see more than just a slow start

    Posted May 10th 2014, 12:43am by Shirley Yam

    ... the cost, how can anyone provide any hedging? The fundamental question is why bother if you can open a stock account in Hong Kong while shopping for a Gucci handbag over a weekend, smuggle big bucks ...




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