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Sheung Shui Station

45 arrested for breaking milk formula quota

They included 26 Hong Kong residents and 18 mainlanders. One person had a foreign passport. Eight of those arrested were cross-border drivers.

Monday, 4 March, 2013, 8:42am 7 comments

SCMP editor condemns attack on staff photographer

South China Morning Post Editor-in-Chief Wang Xiangwei condemned an attack on staff photographer May Tse by suspected paraller traders while on assignment in Sheung Shui on Thursday.

1 Mar 2013 - 8:43am 6 comments

Milk powder row triggers calls for review of visit scheme

Tourism Board chairman and Liberal Party lawmaker James Tien Pei-chun said he welcomed measures to clamp down on trading of the milk powder, but called for an end to the scheme's multi-entry permits. He said visitors from Shenzhen should be limited to a single entry per day.

4 Feb 2013 - 11:47am 7 comments

Police intervene as tempers rise over milk formula trade

As an elderly man angrily denied accusations he was a parallel-goods trader, his shouts drew in dozens of police officers, who escorted him from the scene.

3 Feb 2013 - 5:36am

Sheung Shui parallel-traders protest descends into chaos

Scuffles broke out and two parallel traders were arrested for assault during a protest at Sheung Shui MTR station yesterday.

About 20 people took part in the protest, organised by a Facebook group concerned about parallel-goods traders buying up goods in the area to resell at a profit across the border.

6 Jan 2013 - 4:06am 4 comments

Arrests of parallel traders brings calm to Sheung Shui

For once, commuters using Sheung Shui station yesterday didn't have to find a way past queues of traders' trolleys.

The worst congestion vanished after Wednesday's swoop on 131 mainlanders involved in the parallel-goods trade.

21 Sep 2012 - 3:41pm 1 comment

New status for wetland

The government has designated Long Valley, a 37-hectare stretch of wetland near Sheung Shui, a natural ecological park.

The bird haven was spared dissection by the Lok Ma Chau rail line in 2000 after public opposition.

In late 2010, birdwatchers reported that there were at least 261 species of birds in the area.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Minibus driver cleared over traffic officer's death

A minibus driver accused of causing the death of a traffic policeman by dangerous driving was acquitted yesterday after a judge said it was not clear whether or not he had run a red light.

14 Jun 2011 - 12:00am