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  1. Executives help battle human trafficking

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry They're more used to waging boardroom battles and plotting corporate strategies. But now some of Hong Kong's most high-powered professionals have been recruited by the United Nations as James Bond-style secret agents in the war again ...

  2. Gang on trial for smuggling IIs in ship container

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Laura Liu

    ... Laura Liu Six alleged members of a gang accused of attempting to smuggle 22 mainlanders to the United States in a shipping container last year went on trial in Shanghai yesterday, a court ... as saying that smuggling 22 people to the US was a 'dangerous game' because they could have died. ...

  3. Modern slavers know no borders

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... a year, including perhaps 1.5 million people smuggled and between 600,000 and 700,000 trafficked. Although the figures are small compared with legal migration, fears that the problem will get out ... on the smuggling and the trafficking of people. Mr Danziger said trafficking was the movement of people for exploitation, while smuggling involved profit but no concern for those taken from one place ...

  4. Police turn to helicopters in war against IIs

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Move to stem flow of S Asians Police have launched airborne surveillance to crack down on the smuggling of illegal South Asian immigrants from the mainland in small speedboats ... Wai-po, of the marine police small boat unit, said. The unit, the force's elite team in the fight against illegal activities at sea, shifted its focus from goods smuggling to people smuggling ...

  5. China fails to protect victims of international slavery, US claims

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The US State Department report highlighted the issue of people-trafficking within China's borders as the mainland's most significant smuggling problem. However, it said Beijing was failing to adequately protect victims of international smuggling. China remained on the report's 'Tier 2 watch list' for the second consecutive year for failing ...

  6. Trafficker admits to selling 3,000 labourers in three years

    Posted Jun 20th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma Human-trafficking is a lucrative trade in Henan province, according to an investigative report broadcast by state television last year, with as many as 3,000 labourers duped or abducted and sold to brick kilns and mines through just a single ...

  7. HK rejects claims it is a transit point for sex workers

    Posted Mar 10th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Traffickers were using forged or illegal documents to smuggle sex workers through Chek Lap Kok airport. While most prostitutes came out of choice, many others were lured by criminal syndicates under ...

  8. Is nothing sacred? Guanyin portrait used to hide passport

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the tricks used by suspected people-smugglers and illegal migrants trying to leave Hong Kong in the past six months. In November, a Hong Kong man believed to be a member of a people-smuggling gang ... agency had noticed that human-smuggling syndicates were employing cleverer tactics to trick the officers but stressed that tougher surveillance over the past decade has prevented Hong Kong from ...

  9. Tree smugglers suspected in Sai Kung burglaries

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... police suspect are members of 'lucky tree' smuggling gangs from the mainland. Four homes accessible only by footpaths have been burgled in the past four weeks- as many break-ins ... immediately if they spot any suspects. They believe the culprits are the tree-smuggling gangs that camp out in the country park to steal Buddhist pines, Podocarpus macrophylla, which are revered ...

  10. US agencies help in fighting people smugglers

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... agencies in several areas, including people smuggling. CdeBaca, who was in town to discuss regional co-operation in the fight against slavery, said the co-training programme was part of the US administration's strategy of introducing a 'global enforcement partnership' to try to end organised people smuggling. The envoy said the administration was committed to ending modern-day slavery, ...




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