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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Hong Kong's tiny Ping Chau offers a rugged island getaway without the tourists

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Martin Williams

    ... the island was reportedly home to around 1,000 people, who fished, cultivated crops (including peanuts, vegetables and fruits), raised cattle and, legend has it, indulged in a spot of smuggling ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Going with the grain

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 10:30pm

    ... to travel between the two countries and every night the traffickers take advantage of that proximity to smuggle what they coyly call “chicken feed” across the river. Myawaddy has long been known as an illicit trading hub for drugs, guns and precious gems, but “rice is the main item being smuggled from Myawaddy now”, says Brother Tone, 42, who has been running the grain into Thailand for six ...

  5. 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"; ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: Matthew McConaughey shines in Dallas Buyers Club

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:09pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... (better known as AZT), which is still in trials, Woodroof soon finds an effective, experimental drug cocktail prescribed by a disbarred American doctor in Mexico. Soon, he's smuggling ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Artist Billy Childish comes of age

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm

    ... smuggling and Childish couldn’t get proper funds for another grant, so he decided to strike out with his own artistic endeavours. He spent the next 14 years on the dole, collecting unemployment ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Casualties of ore: tin mining is devastating the Indonesian island of Bangka

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by MATTEO FAGOTTO

    ... an already serious smuggling problem.   IN 2012, ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP Friends of the Earth (FoE) launched a campaign to ask the top mobile-phone manufacturers to take responsibility ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The Lone Flag: Macau's WWII British consul

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by HKU PRESS

    ... a paragraph to himself. I have never seen a man so continuously drunk. He was far from lacking in resource, managing on one occasion to smuggle the blankets out of his boarding-house at two ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Myanmar snub-nosed monkey facing extinction

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm

    ... figures, from 58 per cent to 47 per cent of land area over the past two decades. Local timber traders say, however, that the export ban could actually fuel cross-border smuggling by raising ...




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