In what could be a heavy blow to cross-border traders between Shenzhen and Hong Kong, Guangdong authorites are planning to deny travel permits to Shenzhen residents found to have been involved in smuggling.Saturday, 17 August, 2013, 3:43am 3 comments
Ten people were arrested on the border for breaching a new restriction on milk formula export that came into effect on Friday.
The ten – eight Hong Kong and two mainland travellers – were caught at Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau checkpoints for separately trying to carry more than two tins, or 1.8 kilograms, of milk formula into the mainland.2 Mar 2013 - 12:53am
Station employees turned several passengers away at the entrance to Sheung Shui station when their luggage topped the 23kg limit, which was introduced on Monday.4 Feb 2013 - 4:35pm 2 comments
People departing Hong Kong will be limited to taking two cans, or 1.8kg, of milk powder in the latest government effort to crack down on trading by mainlanders that has led to shortages in the city.2 Feb 2013 - 8:44am 18 comments
Air quality objectives are outdated
The government should implement new air quality standards as soon as possible.3 Dec 2012 - 2:34am
A mainland trader arrested during a crackdown in Sheung Shui last week was sentenced to two months in jail on Monday morning.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
More than 50 suspected parallel trading cases have been detected in the past week as a result of an enhanced crackdown by Hong Kong and Shenzhen customs authorities on illegal cross-border exports.17 Sep 2012 - 11:37am 2 comments
The average price of everyday goods in Sheung Shui is 10 to 20 per cent higher than in nearby districts as mainlanders flood in to snap up products to take across the border.17 Sep 2012 - 10:47am 3 comments
Fights broke out in Sheung Shui yesterday during an angry protest against cross-border parallel traders. The protest, initiated via Facebook last week, started at 2pm, with about 50 residents in the border town gathering near an exit of Sheung Shui MTR station.17 Sep 2012 - 10:47am 19 comments
Angry scenes erupted at Sheung Shui on Saturday afternoon after dozens of people launched a protest against cross-border traders.
The protest, initiated by netizens on Facebook earlier this week, started at 2pm with about 50 residents in the border town standing near exit C of Sheung Shui MTR station.17 Sep 2012 - 11:41am