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Nation 02 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bid to smuggle fireworks and cigarettes foiled

Johor Customs ended 2002 with a bang when it foiled an attempt to smuggle in firecrackers, fireworks and cigarettes worth some RM2mil.

Nation 03 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Vehicle spare parts top smugglers’ list

Vehicle spare parts are among the items commonly smuggled into the country, says the state Customs Department.

Nation 10 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dept seizes contraband

The Customs Department has foiled a syndicate distributing firecrackers and fireworks following a seizure of 642 boxes of the goods during a raid at an abandoned factory on Wednesday night.

Lifestyle 28 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Exotic and endangered

The Indian star tortoise is a common sight in pet shops. Charmed by the exquisite star-burst patterns on its shell, many pet lovers may be tempted to carry home a specimen or two, little realising that they are feeding a flourishing international trade in exotic - and sometimes endangered - pets.

Letters 08 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Step up patrols to seize firecrackers

From T.H. TEH, Klang

AseanPlus News 27 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Police seize pirated software worth RM2.6m

A SOFTWARE piracy syndicate was uprooted on Tuesday when police raided its headquarters - a Serangoon Avenue 2 HDB flat - and 10 of its outlets, making their biggest ever haul of counterfeit software and CDs.

Business 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Heavyweights fail to give impetus

IF the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange's performance over the last two weeks is anything to go by, the deluge of corporate results released into the market in recent weeks have provided investors with little in the way of encouragement.

Nation 29 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Contraband worth RM300,000 seized

The Sabah Customs Department seized RM300,000 worth of contraband ranging from four-wheel-drive vehicles to cigarettes and liquor during raids over the past two weeks.

Letters 30 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

View tobacco industry objectively

From O.S.K. of Kuala Lumpur.

AseanPlus News 24 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

More stealth used in smuggling

CIGARETTE smugglers are now craftier in creating secret compartments in vehicles to store contraband.