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  1. Airport staff to face trial over smuggling ring

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Twelve members of the ground staff at Beijing Capital International Airport and three South Korean students will face trial in Beijing for allegedly organising a smuggling ... and did not go through any security checks. The vehicle's driver later confessed that the smuggling operation was organised by Zhu Yonglin, an airport corridor security guard, and Air China ...

  2. News - Asia

    Briefs, September 27, 2012

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Priest faces questions over ivory icons MANILA- Philippine authorities will question a Roman Catholic priest about ivory smuggling after his collection of ivory religious icons was featured in National Geographic magazine. Monsignor Cristobal Garcia is quoted in the magazine describing how to bring ivory figurines into the United States. Officials are investigating the origin ...

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    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Neighbours consider joint marine patrols MANILA- The Philippine defence chief says his country and neighbouring Indonesia and Malaysia are considering joint patrols of their sea borders to combat piracy, smuggling and movement of al-Qaeda-linked militants. Defence Secretary Voltaire Gazmin said yesterday that he discussed the proposal with his Indonesian and Malaysian counterparts ...

  4. The tragic consequences of misrule in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The death by suffocation of 54 illegal immigrants from Myanmar who were seeking a new life in Thailand is a graphic reminder of the horrors which can result from people smuggling. Those ... who organised the ill-fated smuggling operation; they must be found and punished. But the tragedy also highlights the serious problems which have arisen from the misrule of Myanmar. We would ...

  5. HK releases S Korean military vehicles

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Martin Wong

    ... that they were authorised exhibits from related authorities and governments,' he said, adding that no one was prosecuted. 'The incident also did not involve any smuggling,' the spokesman ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... public attention to the need for better protection for the world's endangered species, holding a press briefing about 600 pig-nosed turtles confiscated earlier this year in an anti-smuggling ...

  7. No 2 at Taiwan customs held on bribery charges

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to its import of smuggled stone from the mainland over the past 10 years. Wang said six businessmen and a legislator's aide were also arrested in connection with the case. A series ...

  8. Six held after former top triad leader bashed

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... extortion, drug trafficking and car smuggling. They control several nightclubs, mahjong parlours and massage centres. ...

  9. Deal reached on Mekong security

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Officials from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand reached an agreement in Beijing yesterday on joint law enforcement and patrols on the Mekong River, where 13 Chinese sailors were killed last month. It is the first security co-operation deal by the four countries on controlling crime on the river, which is plagued by rampant smuggling ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 2870 7271. Man arrested for smuggling Customs officers arrested a truck driver and seized more than HK$1 million worth of computer parts after intercepting his mainland-bound vehicle at Lok Ma ...




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