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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Home tweet home

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Luke Duggleby

    ... is legally imported into Hong Kong is taken across the border and smuggling has long been rife. In 2009, for instance, Shenzhen customs broke up a ring of more than 200 smugglers who had transported ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    The Inquisition: Gavin Turk

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 10:37pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Text: Edmund Lee The British artist talks about self-realisation and the power of original thought THE INQUISITION 48 HOURS: What's with your giant beard? GAVIN TURK: To be honest, there's no real answer as to why I've grown a beard. How does your family feel about it? It's so big you can hide a bird in it. Yeah, I know. I could smuggle drugs through the airport ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  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 - 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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