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  1. Girl on beach may have been smuggled

    Posted Jul 17th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police are investigating whether a mentally handicapped girl abandoned on Shek O Beach was smuggled from the mainland. A swimmer spotted the girl, believed to be six to eight, wandering barefoot on Friday. Police said more tests were needed to determine her disability. The girl is 1.3 metres tall, with short hair, and was wearing black trousers and a pink T-shirt. Anyone ...

  2. ID system for pets urged to end smuggling

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... to crack down on the trade in smuggled animals. They also want to see trading licences issued to hobby breeders as a way to protect the industry. The calls came as the Agriculture, Fisheries ... trading regulation that will be proposed to the Legislative Council in November in an effort to fight the problem of animal smuggling. The new policies have drawn strong opposition from pet shops, ...

  3. Taiwan arrests HK man for smuggling credit cards

    Posted Apr 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A Hong Kong man has been arrested while trying to smuggle more than 500 half-finished fake credit cards into Taiwan, reports from the island say. The 40-year-old man ... Flight BR870, which left Hong Kong at about 3.30pm on Wednesday. The cards did not have numbers printed on them and Taiwanese investigators suspect they were being smuggled into the island ...

  4. Stun-gun smuggling operation uncovered

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... believe the guns were made on the mainland because Chinese characters were printed on them. Last night, police were still hunting for the man's accomplice who smuggled the stun guns into Hong Kong from the mainland. Officers said they were investigating how long the syndicate had been in operation and the channel through which they were smuggled the weapons into the city. Stun guns ...

  5. Man held after swallowing up to 1kg of heroin

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A Ugandan man detained at Chek Lap Kok is believed to have concealed more than 1kg of heroin inside his body before flying into Hong Kong. In a joint operation with Dubai and British police, Hong Kong customs officers caught the 34-year-old ma ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK$1.4m haul of smuggled goods Marine police seized HK$1.4 million worth of smuggled goods including computer hard disks, camera lenses and mobile phones, and confiscated a van in an anti-smuggling operation at Tai Tam Harbour on Hong Kong Island at about 4.30am. Several smugglers fled in two speedboats. No one was arrested. Drunk attacked and robbed A drunk man was beaten and robbed ...

  7. Hong Kong faces main rabies risk from illegally imported pets

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the biggest risk of a rabies epidemic in Hong Kong is from the smuggling of pets from the mainland. This threat is increased by unscrupulous elements in the pet trade, and the sheer scale of numbers they reportedly smuggle into Hong Kong on a regular basis. Animals are bred in horrendous conditions, without adequate nutrition and veterinary care. The puppies are shipped around the country entering ...

  8. The inconvenient truth

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... officials visited our home later to inspect the environment and our photos to ensure it was a real home birth and we had not smuggled a baby from the mainland.' The couple also encountered ...

  9. Gift from Heaven to go under hammer

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... of Madagascar- where the rock was mined- said it wanted it back, claiming it had been smuggled out of the country. An official said it had been exported as a lump of the mineral beryl, ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hongkonger gets life in prison for ketamine smuggling A Hong Kong man and a French citizen were jailed for life yesterday for smuggling 400kg of ketamine into the mainland. Fung Wai-ming and Thao Phoumy Chan were convicted of smuggling the drugs into Guangdong by the Guangzhou Intermediate Court, Xinhua reported. Both were arrested on March 24, 2005. Fung, along with other ...




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