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  1. Bid for more joint anti-terror efforts

    Posted Sep 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Beijing urges co-operation with Russia, central Asia China has called for more joint anti-terrorism efforts with Russia and central Asian nations by enacting stricter criminal penalties as the countries seek to give more relevance to a regional security group. Speaking at a meeting of judges from Shanghai Co-operation Organisation members, which started ...

  2. $300m eyed from anti-terror cargo surcharge

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling Operators at the main container terminals will try to raise at least $300 million through a security surcharge on cargo in the next year as they look to recover the cost of protecting the port's trade against potential acts of terrori ...

  3. Finger of suspicion?

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Under new anti-terrorism regulations in Japan, every foreign visitor will be photographed and fingerprinted. Amnesty International says the move is an erosion of human rights. What do you think? Write to us ...

  4. Poisoned ex-spy

    Posted Nov 28th 2006, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Why? Why was he poisoned? Anti-terror police are investigating his death. They have asked The Sunday Times newspaper to hand over a tape of an interview given by the former spy before he died. ...

  5. Key points in the 'leaked judgment'

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Strait, the anti-terrorism campaign and the nuclear crisis in North Korea. Ching had passed four documents provided by Lu, which were classified as top state secrets, and two more involving ...

  6. Address unwittingly exposes policy failures

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... measures she urged the two houses of Congress to enact: an anti-terror law, legislation promoting the use of bio-fuel and a code to govern the nearly bankrupt educational pre-needs industry. ... of critical collaboration. Last week, Francis Pangilinan, the Senate majority floor leader who sets the calendar, announced the Senate would act on the anti-terror law and a bio-fuel law. 'We ...

  7. Prying open closed minds

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching America's top anti-terrorism fighter inspected port security measures at the city's Hongkong International Terminals and Modern Terminals two weeks ago. Michael ... a sophisticated US radiation detector at an overseas port without American customs agents present. A positive reading would set off US alarm bells at an anti-terrorism centre in northern Virginia, 1,280km ...

  8. Rights group wants review of spy bill after a year

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng The covert surveillance bill, which the government aims to fast-track to meet a court-imposed deadline, should be reviewed after a year because of the lack of public consultation, a rights group said. Human Rights Monitor chairwoman Cyd Ho Sau-lan said the government could learn from Britain, which rushed to pass anti-terrorism laws after the September 11, 2001, ...

  9. Olympic Briefs

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Peter Goff FIGHTING GRADUATES TO JOIN ANTI-TERRORISM UNIT Beijing police have announced they will be recruiting 135 riot policemen and women from this year's batch of graduates to bolster their crowd-control capabilities for the Beijing games. The candidates are expected to be experts in a martial art and will have to pass IQ and psychological tests. Police said ...

  10. Lord of the prison: how Bali bomber Samudra reigns behind bars

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Amy Chew

    ... fear him, they say. 'Samudra's inmates are in awe of him,' an anti-terror official said. 'He is regarded as a holy warrior and respected as a Muslim preacher. Whatever ... of an appeal against execution by firing squad, a process which could take a year. But as he sits on death row, he has not wasted time. Anti-terror officers last week revealed that Samudra had ...




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