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  1. New push to bring in anti-terrorism law

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters The government is to press ahead with a controversial anti-terrorism law by the end of this legislative year. A senior official said the government was aware ... pan-democratic lawmakers said they would closely monitor developments. 'If you worry about Article 23, you should be even more afraid of this anti-terrorism law,' lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan said, ...

  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. Talking points

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the central government's efforts to slow the economy while avoiding a hard landing. Hu Jintao on way to anti-terror summit President Hu Jintao, who is now visiting Kazakhstan, will attend the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation Summit tomorrow. Anti-terrorism will be the theme for the summit. Beijing warned earlier of signs that terrorists belonging to the East Turkestan independence ...

  4. Time to resume Article 23 debate

    Posted Jul 21st 2004, 12:00am by Simon Young

    ... the problematic 2002 anti-terrorism ordinance. In the end, it was not so much the substance of the final proposals that were problematic, rather it was a flawed implementation strategy that infected ... be a permanent one, responsible for formulating and reviewing security laws and policies on an ongoing basis, particularly as new anti-terrorism measures are pronounced by international bodies. The main ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. July 1 marchers on the wrong route with radical action

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... People's Liberation Army anti-terrorism exercise in Hong Kong was targeted at the July 1 rally. He said it with such conviction and emotion, biting his lips and grinding his teeth, and the floor ... is not immune to the threat of terrorist attacks, and there is every reason for the PLA to hold regular anti-terrorism exercises here, if only for our protection. Propagating such conspiracy theories ...

  8. Checked, fingerprinted and snapped- welcome to Japan

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo and Felix Chan Every foreign visitor to Japan will be electronically fingerprinted and photographed, according to law changes approved by the Japanese government yesterday. The new anti-terrorism regulations, set to be passed by the Japanese parliament by mid-year, will apply to tourists as well as foreign residents of Japan. Human rights group Amnesty ...

  9. Terror threat lingers ahead of WTO talks

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... 'This is an international city and we need to be prepared.' He was speaking after French anti-terror judge Jean-Louis Bruguiere's warning that al-Qaeda could be planning to strike ...

  10. Beijing's role 'puts rights at risk in HK'

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... rights are curbed on the pretext of the anti-terrorism law, a lot of human rights defenders are subject to harassment, and the death penalty is widely and arbitrarily imposed.' The report ...




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