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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests two Australians for heroin smuggling

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Vietnam has arrested two Australian citizens for heroin smuggling, police said on Wednesday, a crime punishable by death in the communist state. The pair, who ... reported. The Australian embassy in Hanoi did not respond to a request for comment. Vietnam takes a hardline on drugs and anyone found guilty of attempting to smuggle more than 600 grams of heroin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1343674/vietnam-arrests-two-australians-heroin-smuggling
  2. News - China Insider - MYANMAR

    Myanmar court slaps prison sentences on eight Chinese militants accused of murder

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... of the Southeast Asian nation. The border line between the Myanmar and China is very porous and difficult for authorities to control and manage, with transnational crime groups smuggling both ways, said ... and people are smuggled back and forth across the border between the two countries, and between Myanmar and other neighbouring states," he said. The report also added fuel to allegations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1563392/myanmar-sentences-eight-chinese-militants-lengthy-prison
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-wine/article/1030075/signature-dish
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    16 jailed over HK$7.9m ivory haul

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by DANNY MOK AND CHRIS LAU

    ... Danny Mok and Chris Lau 16 jailed over HK$7.9m ivory haul A group of 16 Vietnamese nationals arrested in Hong Kong's biggest airborne ivory-smuggling case were yesterday jailed for six months each, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said. The 10 men and six women, aged between 20 and 54, were sentenced at Tsuen Wan Court, the department said. It did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558582/16-jailed-over-hk79m-ivory-haul
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Delegates at Australian Aids conference seek asylum

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... refugee conventions have become a tool to facilitate people-smuggling "death voyages", Morrison said yesterday. Under laws aimed at stopping migrants reaching Australia by boat, asylum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566494/delegates-australian-aids-conference-seek-asylum
  6. News - World - CAMEROON

    Boko Haram gathers new recruits as it seeks to gain a foothold in Cameroon

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 11:08am by Agence France-Presse in Yaounde, Cameroon

    ... the Kolofata region, close to the Nigerian border, as a haven for its activities, and as a route for smuggling weapons. In 2012, the group started to launch raids inside northern Cameroon, mainly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1569001/boko-haram-gathers-new-recruits-it-seeks-gain-foothold-cameroon
  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Viets’ love for ‘little tiger’ has pet owners in fear of the cat snatchers

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... and it is rare to see felines roaming the streets- most pet owners keep them indoors or tied up, fearing cat thieves. Such is the demand that cats are smuggled across the border from Thailand and Laos. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561386/viets-love-little-tiger-has-pet-owners-fear-cat-snatchers
  8. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese quest for rare fish bladder may doom small porpoise

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AP

    ... million. The committee report said the US must play a role, noting that "thousands of swim bladders are dried and smuggled out of Mexico, often through the United States. The remainder ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565155/chinese-quest-rare-fish-bladder-may-doom-small-porpoise
  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    100-fold rise in seizures of illegal 'red gold' timber

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Clifford Lo

    ... in India," he said. "After it is smuggled into the mainland, it is sold for as much as HK$1,500 per kilogram." Red sandalwood is listed as endangered under the Convention on International ... intelligence to curb smuggling. The 10-tonne shipment seized last month was a result of that intelligence work. "The container was declared to be carrying machines," he said. "When ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544450/100-fold-rise-seizures-illegal-red-gold-timber
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: counter action

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Jason Wordie

    ... provided an opportunity for “parallel imports” – smuggling, by any other name – of scarce medicines into the mainland. The Hong Kong market allowed international pharmaceutical companies – United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1563361/then-now-counter-action

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