TVB will be showing this 30 episodes drama which was filmed in 2008 on 1 June 2009 in Hong Kong. The immigration department has been quietly taking care of the welfare of Hong Kong society in many aspects of life. "Cordial Heroes" will increase the public's limited understanding of this department's functions and duties. Also the many joys and hardships of immigration officers will be explored.
The main male character has always believed in dedicating his life to serve the public. He vowed to become a police officer, however his dream could not be realized. He ended up working in the immigration affairs department and realized that it serves an equally important role in the public's well-being.
While working in the immigration affairs department, he resolves numerous cases involving a prostitution ring, an international crime syndicate, and assists overseas Hong Kong citizens in danger. He reunites with a childhood friend from the past, who is currently a police officer. Outwardly, their professions may make them the ideal partnership. But privately, their conflicting beliefs challenge their relationship. Facing numerous confrontations, how will their friendship be impacted?
First TV series with immigration work
Top confidential of Hong Kong’s border security
Immigration Department is guarding the door of Hong Kong, and seeks out to prevent doubtful identities and criminals from entering Hong Kong. It only not creates a highly demanding task for immigration officer and also raises a further question - how will they make identity verification as accurate as possible?
FONG TSUN KIT (Roger Kwok) becomes friends with two other candidates CHENG PAK YUE (Raymond Cho) and YIP ON KEI (Yoyo Mung) while applying for a post in the Immigration Department. YUE is an aggressive person. He later moves to the Police Force and is promoted to Senior Inspector of Regional Crime Unit. While investigating a murder case, he realizes that the new gang leader WU KIT SUM (Wong Tak Bun) has killed somebody because of KIT’s wife(Claire Yiu). It totally turns KIT’s life upside down. As a good friend, KEI helps KIT take care of his son after a failed relationship with YUE. When two hearts meet, an extraordinary link spontaneously draws them together.
Meanwhile, AU SHUN FUNG (Patrick Tang) appreciates KIT’s ability very much and recommends him to MAK KAI MING (John Chiang), Head of Investigation Section. KIT gains approval and he is determined to start anew. While carrying out an investigation on a fraud syndicate, he comes upon his missing wife and uncovers her long-hidden identity.