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  1. News - World - SECURITY

    Too few airports check stolen passport database, Interpol says

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 07:03am by AFP, AP, Bryan Harris

    ... the database. Malaysian Home Affairs Minister Ahmad Zahid said making the checks was too time-consuming for immigration officers and caused airport delays. Noble rejected that excuse and warned that far ... of forged travel documents detected at Hong Kong International Airport dropped from 444 in 2011 to 402 last year, according to figures provided by Lai. The executive director of the United Nations ...

  2. 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 ... moved to other areas of the airport for safety. The man was arrested at Terminal 3 at Beijing Capital International Airport on Monday. He showed signs of anxiety and made constant complaints ...

  3. News - World - SECURITY

    Canada's spy agency blasts disclosure of airport Wi-fi snooping method

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 05:12am by AFP, AP

    ... at a Canadian airport to track the wireless devices of thousands of airline passengers. The report indicated Communications Security Establishment Canada was given information taken from wireless devices using the airport's Wi-fi system over a two-week period. It was not clear which airport it was. The document showed the spy agency was then able to track travellers for a week or more ...

  4. News - World - SECURITY

    Obama vows to defend Nato allies during visit to Estonia

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Europe, with the aim of building a rapid response force able to deploy within 48 hours. He addressed US and Estonian troops at the airport before leaving. "You're sending a powerful ...

  5. News - Asia - SECURITY

    Malaysia foils Islamic State-inspired plot to bomb pubs, discos and Carlsberg brewery

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:49pm by AFP

    ... be co-plotters at large in Malaysia. Some of those arrested were apprehended at airports on the way to Turkey and Syria to seek training from Islamic State. The plotters were aged between 20 and 50. Some ...

  6. News - World - SECURITY

    Pictured: Edward Snowden gives media pack the slip at Moscow airport

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Journalists who hunted fugitive at Moscow airport are left disappointed as he walks out, gets in a taxi and heads for secret location Snowden gives media pack the slip Edward Snowden slipped out of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and into a taxi yesterday - evading a swarm of reporters who had been trying to trail him for weeks. Journalists ...

  7. News - China - SECURITY

    Hacker takes control of hundreds of rooms in hi-tech 5-star Shenzhen hotel

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:28am by James Griffiths

    ... explained, most systems will be closed and encrypted. However, in hotels and airports "or any other space where a lot of people access the network", keeping the network secure is far more ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Customs rejects privacy fears over scanners at airport, cruise terminal

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Tak cruise terminal and Chep Lap Kok airport, saying they are not intrusive and will reduce the need for physical searches. Only passengers deemed a high security risk will be asked to go ... and one at Chep Lap Kok airport. "In our daily customs clearance, it is not uncommon to find travellers concealing contraband like drugs, weapons and birds underneath their clothes," ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Intrusive body scanners to be used at cruise terminal, airport

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Controversial devices that perform 'virtual strip search' for contraband to be installed at cruise terminal and airport, raising privacy fears Intrusive body scanners on way A controversial body scanning system that can see through clothing and has sparked privacy concerns at airports worldwide is to be installed at the new Kai Tak cruise ...

  10. News - World - SECURITY

    How you get on US terrorism watch list, but have no way of finding out why

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by AFP

    ... to additional searches and security screening at airports and border crossings. The rules say government agencies can place a name on the watch list based on a "reasonable suspicion" ...




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