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  1. News - World - LIBYA

    Libyan navy opens fire on tanker to stop ship 'smuggling oil'

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 11:37pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tripoli Libya navy in battle to stop tanker 'stealing oil' The owner of the oil tanker driven away from a protestor-controlled port by the Libyan navy denied it was involved in trying to smuggle crude oil out of the country. Istanbul-based shipping firm Palmali said it had ordered the ship's charterer to remain in international waters after it learned ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Woman jailed for smuggling baby formula

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 03:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse A Hong Kong court has jailed a woman for smuggling baby formula, the first time anybody has been sent to prison under the city’s ban on unlicensed milk powder export, officials said on Tuesday. The 37-year-old woman, whose nationality has not been disclosed, was jailed for five weeks after being found with four boxes of baby milk formula weighing 3.2 kilograms ...

  3. News - China Insider - GM food

    Seed smuggling a 'serious threat' to national security, says Beijing

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 12:52pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com An investigation into the smuggling of GM seeds into the mainland following the faliure of corn crops in Hunan provokes the authorities in Beijing to condemn the illegal practice Hunan farmers who had planted genetically modified corn seeds smuggled from Thailand and Hong Kong were stunned last autumn after the more than 133 square metres of crops ...

  4. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - SIGNATURE DISH

    Signature dish

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... legal. After questioning me about what the beagle had found in my luggage that was so interesting, the customs official went away without making me open my bags. I've never smuggled food into the US- smuggling is, by definition, a deliberate attempt to bring in illegal items. I have been caught with food that I had to throw in the bin, such as pork floss and prawn crackers from ...

  5. News - World - COURTS

    Chinese national jailed in US for bid to smuggle microchips to China

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:56pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Denver Radiation-hardened US microchips may have been meant for the Chinese space programme Chinese national jailed for trying to smuggle chips A Chinese citizen convicted of trying to smuggle American-made radiation-hardened microchips from California to China has been sentenced to three years in a United States prison. Philip Chaohui He, the target of a US Homeland ...

  6. News - China - COURTS

    Shanghai woman gets 12.5-year jail term for smuggling fake Viagra

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 01:10pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Shanghai woman sentenced to 12½ years for running counterfeiting ring that smuggled sex drugs from mainland to Togo at massive profit Jailed for peddling 'Viagra' in Africa A Shanghai woman who made a fortune smuggling fake Viagra to Africa has been jailed for 12½ years by a court in Zhejiang, mainland media have reported. The woman ran a trading ...

  7. News - World - GERMANY

    Fewer lager louts at Oktoberfest, but record number tried to steal mugs

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 11:00pm by AFP

    ... festival in Munich, police said orderlies confiscated 112,000 of the traditional one-litre "Masskrug" beer mugs from "souvenir hunters" trying to smuggle them out ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea publicly executes 80 people 'for watching smuggled South Korea TV shows'

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 11:35am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Newspaper says most were charged with watching smuggled South Korean TV shows North Korea publicly executed around 80 people earlier this month, many for watching smuggled South Korean TV shows, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday. The conservative JoongAng Ilbo cited a single, unidentified source, but at least one North Korean defector group said ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Home tweet home

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Luke Duggleby

    ... is legally imported into Hong Kong is taken across the border and smuggling has long been rife. In 2009, for instance, Shenzhen customs broke up a ring of more than 200 smugglers who had transported ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - MEMOIR

    Book review: The Accidental Diplomat, by Maurice Baker

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 12:07pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... were planning attacks against ethnic Chinese. On hearing these rumours, Baker asked businessman Daim Zainuddin whether arms were being smuggled into Kuala Lumpur to prepare for this racial ...




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