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  1. Two caught smuggling cigarettes

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A truck driver and another man have been arrested after customs officers seized contraband cigarettes worth HK$13.7 million hidden in a container on board a mainland cargo vessel on Tuesday. The seizure was made after the vessel arrived from t ...

  2. Egg smuggling doubts

    Posted Dec 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Egg smuggling may not explain the bird flu outbreak, as most dead chickens found in a Yuen Long farm were probably not hatched from infected eggs, an official says. Trade sources claimed last week that fertilised eggs with infected embryos smuggled from the mainland could be spreading the disease. But Thomas Sit Hon-chung, the Agriculture, Fisheries ...

  3. No evidence of smuggling in bird flu investigation

    Posted Dec 26th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Experts investigating the bird flu outbreak at a Yuen Long farm have found no evidence that fertilised eggs are being smuggled, but made recommendations on improving bio-security measures. Industry sources have said it was an open secret that farmers had used smuggled fertilised eggs to produce chickens. 'The expert panel cannot document any smuggling of fertilised ...

  4. Indian border cows get photo IDs in battle against smuggling

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman in Calcutta Indian farmers on the border with Bangladesh are being issued photo identity cards for their cattle to help combat rampant smuggling. In West Bengal's ... or work in the border areas without the owners being suspected of smuggling. Smuggled cattle are mostly bound for slaughterhouses in Bangladesh. Harishchandra Upadhyaya, deputy inspector general ...

  5. Animal-smuggling sting nets 27 slippery customers

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan The Yuen Long crocodile may still be on the loose but 27 of his baby brethren were caught by authorities yesterday when they foiled an exotic-animal smuggling ring. Undercover ... of the Yuen Long crocodile in November. Nobody knows quite how the Yuen Long crocodile entered Hong Kong, but one theory is that it was smuggled and then escaped or was dumped. Some believe ...

  6. Turtles perish in smuggling bid

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A record haul of more than 10,000 endangered turtles and tortoises has been seized by Customs officers at Kwai Chung, with all but four of the reptiles found dead. The seizure of 10,277 reptiles - 10,260 Malaysian box turtles and 17 box tortoises - was be ...

  7. Customs foil ivory and turtle smuggling attempt

    Posted May 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 7.00pm: Customs officers on Monday afternoon foiled an attempt to smuggle 503 kilograms of ivory tusks and 556 kilograms of sea turtle scales into Hong Kong. A spokesman said on Tuesday the seized goods were worth about $700,000. The consignment, originating from Tanzania, was shipped to Hong Kong via Singapore in a 20-foot container. It was declared ...

  8. Government concerned about people smuggling animals into HK

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This follows the recent case of a man fined $10,000 for smuggling 25 puppies from the mainland, a spokesman said. The man was found guilty in Fanling Magistracy last Tuesday for contravening the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Ordinance. He had been attempting to smuggle the puppies into Hong Kong on June 26. The animals were found inside the boot of the man?s vehicle by police when he ...

  9. City Brief

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... health officials seize smuggled poultry in raid Health officers seized 19 tonnes of smuggled frozen poultry and arrested two men during a raid in Yuen Long. The frozen chickens, ducks, geese and pigeons, worth about $300,000, were found in six containers in an open space at Man Yuen Tsuen near Fairview Park at 5am. The two men were found loading the goods into their trucks. ...

  10. Nations are urged to fight illegal migration

    Posted Aug 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Unfair international economic order is to blame, says Foreign Ministry official Developed countries should do more to help other countries combat rampant people-smuggling ... such as people-smuggling and human-trafficking... has a negative impact on social-economic development and undermines social order and security,' he said. 'The developed countries need to provide ...




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