Customs officers have seized $60 million worth of unmanifested goods, including electronic products and endangered species specimens, smuggled aboard a river trade vessel.They stopped the Mainland vessel, heading for Humen, Guangdong, off Black Point on May 16.They found three 45-foot containers declared to contain "polyethylene balls". However, inside were 4,200 cameras and lenses, ...
Secretary for Commerce & Economic Development Gregory So attended the Expo Central China 2013 opening ceremony and the expo's Summit Forum in Zhengzhou, Henan, today.The expo theme is "continuous transformation, harmonious development and promoting rise".Mr So visited the Hong Kong exhibition area, and had a lunch meeting with Hong Kong enterprises in the province.He will ...
The Securities & Futures Commission today issued a formal notice of withdrawal of Mercantile Exchange's automated trading services authorisation, as its financial resources are insufficient for the proper performance of its functions and obligations.The withdrawal takes immediate effect and prohibits the exchange from continuing to provide the services.The exchange has notified the ...
HONG KONG — Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city’s high levels of roadside pollution. The 45 bright red cars were launched by Chinese electric vehicle producer BYD, which is partly backed by US investment titan Warren Buffett. Called the BYD e6, the five-door crossover sedans are powered by iron phosphate batteries ...
Secretary for Transport & Housing Prof Anthony Cheung today urged the Mass Transit Railway Corporation to quickly submit its report into yesterday's serious Light Rail Transit accident in Tin Shui Wai, that injured more than 70 people.Speaking to the media after inspecting the scene today, Prof Cheung said the Government is very concerned about the accident, adding that safety is its ...
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Although the record has since been set straight, Agns Vardas significant contributions to the creation of the film movement that would come to be known as the French New Wave werent immediately recognized. Perhaps it was because she wasnt a contributor to Cahiers du cinma. ... ...
The Food & Environmental Hygiene Department has ordered a food factory in Tsuen Wan to suspend business until May 31.The facility, located at No.6 Yi Pei Square, was closed for breaching the Food Business Regulation by illegally extending the food business area.The factory had two convictions for the beach in February and the court levied a fine of $4,000 and 30 demerit points were ...
Police have arrested an 86-year-old man for murdering another elderly man in a Western District nursing home.A 71-year-old man was reportedly attacked with a walking stick at the home on Davis Street at about 2.45am today.He was sent to Queen Mary Hospital where he later died.Police arrested the elder man at the scene.A post-mortem examination will be ...
Hong Kong giant rubber duck has been found deflated. At 16.5 metres tall, the bright yellow attraction has been travelling the world, having visited Australia, France and the ...
AFP Friday, May 17, 2013 HONG KONG - Over 60 people were injured when a two-car train derailed on Hong Kong's light railway in the north of the city, throwing passengers onto the floor, police said Friday. Groups of passengers sat dazed on the pavement near where the train derailed, some bleeding and being treated by medics. Others were taken away on stretchers by dozens of paramedics ...
‘Higher-paying jobs, greater job security, job promotion opportunities and family reunification’ are the main reasons for thousands of immigrants from Hong Kong to leave Canada, says SFU researcher Nuowen ...
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He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Annie Au of Hong Kong won the 17th Women's Individual Asian Squash Championship by defeating Malaysian star Low Wee Wern here.
Top seed and World No.6 Wern was shocked by Annie, who is ranked No.10. It was Annie's first trip to Pakistan and she was very happy and excited by winning the title, reports Xinhua.
"I really enjoyed while staying here as the people are very hospitable and I am taking back many good memories. Before coming to Pakistan my family was very worried but now the event is over and nothing happened; all is safe," the 24-year-old said Sunday.
In the crowded Mashaf Squash Complex, Annie lost her first set at the hands of an aggressive Wern by a big margin of 5-11.
Annie's attacking and tricky shots were appreciated all-around the hall as she outclassed the Malaysian in consecutive three sets by 11-8, 11-7, 11-1 in 44 minutes to clinch the title.
Talking about the final match and difficulties she faced to reach the title, Annie said, "I concentrated a lot at the game today because we both knew the game plan and style of each other as we have faced each other many times before. It was really a tough match but after the first set I didn't give her any chance to attack me."
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