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  1. Anti-terrorism forces train in lead-up to 60th anniversary of People's Republic

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo Anti-terrorism forces have begun a series of drills in provinces near Beijing in preparation for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China ... the middle of the month, Xinhua reported. Cai Changjun, an anti-terrorism expert from the People's Liberation Army National Defence University who took part in the drill, said it was aimed ...

  2. US eyes anti-terror ties with China

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent Washington could expand anti-terror and intelligence co-operation with Beijing in the wake of al-Qaeda's threat to the extensive Chinese workforce ... its citizens overseas. Sino-US anti-terror co-operation has mostly been limited to China's domestic concerns, particularly stability in Xinjiang. In 2002 the Bush administration classed ...

  3. Lawmaker aims to block plans for new anti-terror police posts

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Democratic Party legislator James To Kun-sun is pressing to block the creation of some 100 positions for anti-terror officers in the police force, saying Hong Kong is too safe to justify an expansion that would cost taxpayers about HK$90 million a year. The move is part of Mr To's attempt to cut the police force's annual budget when ...

  4. Concerns over new anti-terror squad

    Posted Oct 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A lawmaker voiced concerns yesterday over a police plan to deploy heavily armed officers to patrol Hong Kong's streets during major events. Democratic Party legislator James To Kun-sun, also the deputy chairman of the Legislative Counci ...

  5. New anti-terror unit to patrol city

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford and Daniel Sin Members of an elite new police counterterrorism unit will patrol some of Hong Kong's most prominent landmarks during the East Asian Games. The unit, modelled on New York's Hercules team, will be ready when the Gam ...

  6. Beijing rolls out security measures

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... instruction given ahead of the Olympics. At least two new police stations would be set up along subway Line Four in the capital to cope with increased security checks, the report said. Anti-terrorism ... the Beijing Olympics, as it is an internal affair and we have to cope with the problems ourselves,' said Li Wei director of the anti-terrorism research centre of the China Institute ...

  7. Paramilitary police prepare for the worst

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... in Beijing, Shanghai, Xinjiang , Tibet and at four other bases declared their loyalty, Xinhuanet reported. They will be responsible for tasks such as security checks, anti-terrorism operations ...

  8. Guangzhou to set up protest zone for Games

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... meeting raised concerns over the targeting of petitioners in anti-terrorism drills. 'Why do Guangzhou's anti-terrorism drills always target petitioners claiming their unpaid wages?' ...

  9. Latest Urumqi unrest weighs on party boss

    Posted Sep 05th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... anti-terrorism expert, said the syringe attacks were just part of the fallout from the July rioting and similar attacks were likely to follow. The riots would have an adverse impact for a long time and it appeared that the syringe attacks were just the beginning of a vicious circle, said Li, who is director of the anti-terrorism research centre of the China Institute of Contemporary International ...

  10. Beijing must protect all Chinese from reprisals, experts say

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Professor Zhang said. Beijing-based anti-terrorism expert Li Wei said that most people who took part in anti-Chinese protests in Turkey, Indonesia and other countries did not really understand what happened in Xinjiang. Mr Li, who is director of the Centre for Anti-terrorism Research at the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, said: 'It's largely ...




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