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US: Hartford police seize heroin worth $80,000

HARTFORD: Detectives, working with federal and state law enforcement, seized an estimated $80,000 worth of heroin from Stafford Street. Investigators from the Vice and Narcotics Unit, along with the Statewide Narcotics Task Force and an FBI task force, received information late Thursday about a large shipment of drugs that was to be delivered to the area of New Britain Avenue ... Read More »

Ireland customs seizes cigarettes, tobacco worth €38,000

DROGHEDA: Revenue’s Customs Service and the Gardaí uncovered 57,000 cigarettes and over 20kg of tobacco in two separate operations in Drogheda, Co Louth, in the past week. At Drogheda market last Saturday, officers found 12,000 cigarettes and 3.5kg of hand-rolling tobacco that was un-excised and counterfeit. The cigarettes included MG, M&J, 777, SKs and Excellence brands while the tobacco products ... Read More »

Ireland customs seizes cigarettes, tobacco worth €38,000

DROGHEDA: Revenue’s Customs Service and the Gardaí uncovered 57,000 cigarettes and over 20kg of tobacco in two separate operations in Drogheda, Co Louth, in the past week. At Drogheda market last Saturday, officers found 12,000 cigarettes and 3.5kg of hand-rolling tobacco that was un-excised and counterfeit. The cigarettes included MG, M&J, 777, SKs and Excellence brands while the tobacco products ... Read More »

Kenyans hire over 25,000 with Mombasa railways project

NAIROBI:  More than 25,000 Kenyans have been employed for the ongoing construction of a Chinese-funded high-speed railway line linking Kenya’s port city of Mombasa to the capital Nairobi, according to the Chinese ambassador to Kenya. The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) line, being built by the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), is the largest infrastructure project in Kenya since independence ... Read More »

Customs agents seize $40,000 in unreported currency from Nigerian traveler at BWI

NIGERIA: Customs and Border Patrol agents have seized more than $40,000 in unreported currency from a Nigerian traveler at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The Department of Homeland Security announced Monday that the man who arrived at BWI on a flight from London on Sunday initially declared that he had $5,000. The man later amended that to $22,000, but officials ... Read More »

BTLZ loses timber worth $500,000 to smuggling after Mozambican company

HARARE: Border Timbers Limited Zimbabwe (BTLZ) lost timber worth $500,000 to smuggling after a Mozambican company, Light Sawmill, illegally cut pine trees for the past 20 months. BTLZ owns Embeza Estate near Mozambican border with Zimbabwe. Police have since arrested Fenuiasse Semende, 46, of Chadzuka village, Manica in Mozambique in connection with the theft. Manicaland police spokesperson, Assistant Inspector Luxon ... Read More »

Customs officers arrests Vietnamese American for VAT refund fraud of US$3,000

HANOI: Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat Airport have arrested a Vietnamese-American for value-added tax refund fraud of nearly US$3,000. The 36-year-old woman, whose name has been withheld, bought a Rolex watch for more than VND830 million (US$38,100) and received a refund at the airport of VND64 million ($2,930) she had paid as value-added tax, but did not bring the ... Read More »

Customs officers arrests Vietnamese American for VAT refund fraud of US$3,000

HANOI: Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat Airport have arrested a Vietnamese-American for value-added tax refund fraud of nearly US$3,000. The 36-year-old woman, whose name has been withheld, bought a Rolex watch for more than VND830 million (US$38,100) and received a refund at the airport of VND64 million ($2,930) she had paid as value-added tax, but did not bring the ... Read More »

Ireland customs seizes Illegal cigarettes worth €5,000

CORK: A file is to be sent to the DPP following the seizure in Cork of illegal cigarettes with a street value of €5,000. The Revenue Customs Service in Cork, with assistance from gardaí, uncovered 6kg of “roll your own” tobacco and 4,800 cigarettes when a van and caravan were searched at the annual horse fair in Dunmanway on Tuesday. ... Read More »

Coolpad is all set to introduce its next phone – Dazen Note 3 in India for under Rs 10,000

NEW DELHI: Coolpad is a relatively new entrant in the Indian market. Having launched the entry level Dazen 1 and the Dazen X7 previously, the Chinese phone maker is all set to launch its next phone – the Dazen Note 3 in India for under Rs 10,000. The Dazen Note 3 was recently announced in China and the phone comes ... Read More »

New Zealand police seize meth worth $500,000

WELLINGTON: Two Tararua men have been arrested after a police sting recovered half a kilogram of methamphetamine, worth half a million dollars, in a suspected North Island supply ring. Armed police stopped a vehicle entering Napier about 3.30am on Saturday, and its two occupants were arrested in a joint operation run by Tararua police, with help from Hawke’s Bay and ... Read More »

Sydney’s median house prices increases to $1,000,616

SYDNEY: Sydney’s median house price now stands at more than one million dollars – more expensive than London and fast catching up on New York’s property prices. Experts predict first home buyers are being rapidly priced out of the market and renting will soon become the norm for Sydneysiders. Today, Sydney’s median house prices increased to $1,000,616, an 8.4 percent ... Read More »

Sydney’s median house prices increases to $1,000,616

SYDNEY: Sydney’s median house price now stands at more than one million dollars – more expensive than London and fast catching up on New York’s property prices. Experts predict first home buyers are being rapidly priced out of the market and renting will soon become the norm for Sydneysiders. Today, Sydney’s median house prices increased to $1,000,616, an 8.4 percent ... Read More »

Japanese grapes sell for record $11,000

TOKYO: A bunch of Japanese grapes has sold for a record one million yen (S$11,000), or US$315 (S$425) per berry – no trifling matter even in a country where fruit can cost a small fortune. The record-setting bunch of 26 “Ruby Roman” grapes was the highest-priced at this year’s first auction in Kanazawa, northwest of Tokyo, smashing the previous record ... Read More »

Japanese grapes sell for record $11,000

TOKYO: A bunch of Japanese grapes has sold for a record one million yen (S$11,000), or US$315 (S$425) per berry – no trifling matter even in a country where fruit can cost a small fortune. The record-setting bunch of 26 “Ruby Roman” grapes was the highest-priced at this year’s first auction in Kanazawa, northwest of Tokyo, smashing the previous record ... Read More »

Motorola cuts price of its Moto G (2nd Gen) by huge Rs 3,000

NEW YORK: Motorola has cut the price of its Moto G (2nd Gen) by huge Rs 3,000. The smartphone, which was earlier available for Rs 12,999, is now available for Rs 9,999 from Flipkart. The dual SIM Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) has a 5 inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Upgradable to Android Lollipop, it is armed ... Read More »

Zimbabwe’s wildlife authority sale young elephants worth estimated £25,000 to China

HARARE: Several young elephants are being transported by air from Zimbabwe to China, eight months after their capture in the north-west of the country sparked outrage from animal rights advocates including Hollywood actor Pierce Brosnan. The youngsters, all around five years old, were part of a 27-strong group of elephants captured last year in Hwange National Park. They are being ... Read More »

Shipment of ivory worth $330,000 seized at Johannesburg airport from Zimbabwe to Vietnam

HANOI: A shipment of ivory worth $330,000 was intercepted at Johannesburg airport on its way from Zimbabwe to Vietnam, South African officials said Friday, hailing it as one of the biggest recent finds. The 267 kilogramme (588 pound) haul was hidden in boxes wrapped in plastic and labelled as handicrafts. “A full inspection of the boxes led to customs officials ... Read More »

Auckland property asking price hits record high $800,000 in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: The average asking price for residential property in Auckland has broken through the $800,000 mark for the first time. It follows the release of QV data last month showing the average value of Auckland homes had also passed $800,000. Figures released today by Realestate.co.nz show Auckland vendors were asking an average price of $820,016 in June. This was 3.4 ... Read More »

New Zealand Mosman Oil & Gas raises £400,000 , mulls acquisition

WELLINGTON: New Zealand oil and gas explorer Mosman Oil & Gas (LON:MSMN) has raised £400,000 just a week after an offer for Aussie oil peer MEO lapsed. Mosman, which received 2.44% acceptances for its all share offer, has issued the new shares at 2.5p. The money will be used to complete due diligence on a potential acquisition and planning costs for ... Read More »