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  1. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... South Korean media reported earlier that they were members of a Dandong-based smuggling group and were on a ship on the Yalu River. Cross-border smuggling has been rampant, especially along ...

  2. In Brief

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

    ... Families head to Thailand to visit HK drug suspects The families of five Hong Kong suspects accused of drug smuggling in Thailand are planning to hire a lawyer and visit their loved ones. ... vessel Yeung Shing, which was bound for Cambodia and intercepted close to Koh Chang marine park in eastern Thailand. The five were arrested and charged with drug smuggling after 546kg of heroin ...

  3. Death sentences commuted for arms smugglers in Tibet

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Five were convicted for supplying guns to Nepali Maoists A Tibetan court yesterday commuted the death sentences handed to five members of an arms-smuggling gang, including two ... was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve, while the death sentences handed to Celo and Lobsang Qoizhag were commuted to life in prison. Xinhua said Qubzhag had helped Ananda procure and smuggle ...

  4. Visa shift may make Berlin a hub for Chinese traffickers

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Marc Young

    ... traffickers to smuggle thousands of illegal immigrants into the European Union. Already rocked by allegations the Ukrainian underworld was moving prostitutes and criminals into the EU via Germany, ... become a transit point for smuggling people into the EU. According to a report obtained by the German newspaper Die Welt, German state police are concerned that triads have been 'placed ...

  5. Ill-timed, myopic tariffs distort potential for developing economies

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Braude

    ... the traders as smugglers. Yet the only reason there is smuggling is because the EU has imposed an anti-dumping duty on direct exports from China, thereby forcing underground and criminalising what ... a 12 per cent duty on prawns would probably have fostered new smuggling operations. Neighbouring Malaysia pays only a 4 per cent tariff. How long will it be before Thai prawns enter Europe ...

  6. Entry ban makes 'one country, two systems' a lie, Wang Dan says

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Peter So, Tanna Chong

    ... are among a group of dissidents who wished to pay their last respects to Szeto, who died of lung cancer at the age of 79. Szeto had spearheaded an underground operation to smuggle many of the June ...

  7. Mailbag

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... avoids mentioning it to allow supernatural ideas be 'smuggled' into the science class. Failing to be open about their true position and agenda as creationists or proponents ... oppose their attempt to smuggle personal and religious beliefs into the science classroom and call it science. To influence legislators and officials in the Education Bureau by such acts ...

  8. Ex-chief of state firm charged with graft

    Posted Dec 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of his mismanagement, the enterprises lost 2.16 billion yuan,' the censure letter read. 'Under his management, many senior staff members had become involved in smuggling, corruption ...

  9. 'Is this regime what 150,000 Chinese died for?', critics ask

    Posted Jul 25th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... that smuggling has become essential to provide goods. On the black market, one yuan fetches 350-380 Korean won, many times its official value. Koreans exchange mineral and fish products for grain, other ...

  10. China Watcher: Confessions of a Peking Tom

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Victor Fic

    ... Victor Fic China Watcher: Confessions of a Peking Tom by Richard Baum University of Washington Press HK$240 China expert Richard Baum confesses that in 1967, he was mimicking James Bond in Taipei. Working on a mimeograph, Baum secretly copied 30 confidential mainland documents and smuggled them out. Dating from 1964, they were the earliest proof of Mao Zedong's 'rising ...




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