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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    'There's a bomb in my pants': Passenger held at Beijing airport over hoax

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... in detention for five days after he told officers at a security checkpoint at Beijing’s international airport that he had hidden a bomb in his rectum. The passenger was in a hurry to board his aircraft ... in my a**.” An airport security official asked him he repeat what he said, and he did, according to the report. A security alert was activated and the checkpoint was shut down. Passengers were ...

  2. No quick fix for security: BA chief

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Enhanced safety here to stay but technology may ease hassles If there is one gripe that air travellers share, it is the high-level of security measures at airports since ... reduce the long lines,' he said. 'Further on, new technologies may develop that will negate the need to remove your coat and shoes at security checkpoints in airports. If we can do ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Hong Kong International Airport's lesson in polite security

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Chek Lap Kok airport should market the polite expertise of its staff who, unlikemany in the US, don't harass travellers but proceed with dignity Security with a SMILE ... of Asia. At least in Hong Kong and in most of Asia the annual trek in search of new pastures is well organised and not marked by the shuffling long lines and undignified hassle called security ...

  4. Air safety? Baddies have the last laugh

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... screened cargo. It also emphasised how airport security is about reacting to what the bad guys have done, not what they're going to do next. 'The challenge is staying ahead of what ... International Airport. One early catalyst for improved access control was an incident in the late 1980s. A disgruntled former mechanic who hadn't had his security badge confiscated hijacked a plane ...

  5. Security staff at airport 'prepared for Games'

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang All airport security staff have been trained in Israeli-style behaviour-recognition skills, and will scan crowds during the East Asian Games for suspicious activity. ... an individual behaves in an airport environment to determine if there is a threat. Passengers displaying odd or abnormal behaviour such as sweating or nervousness during a security check, wearing ...

  6. Airport checkpoint of the future puts end to groping

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Aviation industry insiders got a glimpse of the future yesterday - an airport security checkpoint that boasts no stopping, stripping or unpacking and 'certainly no groping'. ... Organisation plan to advance the introduction of some of the security measures offered by the tunnel at airports. These include the wider use of biometric data and segregating passengers into one ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Tourists with stun guns caught unaware at airport

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Number arrested for carrying the devices rises as many don't know they are illegal in the city Visitors with stun guns caught unaware at airport The number of people arrested for carrying electric stunning devices at Chek Lap Kok airport jumped more than sixfold in the first quarter of the year compared with the same period last year, ...

  8. Airport security boss jailed for theft

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng An aviation security supervisor was sentenced to two months in prison for theft at Tsuen Wan court yesterday. Lau Kok-kwong, 36, was at the screening checkpoint of a transfer ... to the Airport Authority who found that Lau's act had been caught on a surveillance camera. ...

  9. A leak in airport's tightened security

    Posted Mar 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... loophole. LEUNG TSZ-YING, Ma On Shan More checkpoints, please With the introduction of the new airport security measures, departing passengers are being asked to arrive three hours before departure instead of two ('Warning of airport delays as HK tightens security', February 28). This will mean the loss of valuable hours for passengers. I suggest that the Civil Aviation Department, ...

  10. Warning of airport delays as HK tightens security

    Posted Feb 28th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Air travellers have been warned to expect delays next month when tough security measures come into effect limiting the amount of liquids that can be carried on board. The Civil ... the safety measures. 'We had to inform all concerned parties such as airline operators and security service providers.' The deputy chairman of the Legislative Council's security panel, ...




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