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  1. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia police in deadly raid on ‘terror hotbed’

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 05:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Poso, Indonesia

    ... that is considered a hotbed of terrorism. The elite anti-terror squad stormed a house in Poso on Sulawesi island, the same district where two policemen were found murdered this month after going missing ... planning an attack on the US embassy. The anti-terror squad, in an operation with local police, “killed a man and arrested two others” early on Wednesday, said provincial police chief Dewa Parsana. ...

  2. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Indonesia terror suspects in plot on parliament

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 05:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... counter-terrorism agency’s chief Ansyad Mbai said. “We worked with the anti-terror police squad to intensify hunting for suspects still at large and also stepped up security measures to anticipate any possible attacks,” he told reporters. Bayu Setiono, 22, who was arrested following a shootout last week in Solo that left two terrorist suspects and an anti-terror officer dead, said his group ...

  3. Anti-terror squad beefs up ahead of key events

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com The Hong Kong police force is to spend HK$2 million to upgrade and expand its anti-terrorist capabilities ahead of the inauguration of a new chief executive and the 15th anniversary of the handover. While the city� ...

  4. First anti-terror draft now under NPC scrutiny

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Beijing tzewei.ng@scmp.com The legislature will this week consider a thorny question: what is terrorism? The mainland's first anti-terrorism legislation will provide detailed definitions of terrorist acts, and designate an organisation to release terror watch lists. The proposed Decision on Certain Questions Concerning Anti-Terrorism Work will be scrutinised ...

  5. Taiwan tests its readiness for wide range of disasters

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwan staged a large anti-terrorism and disaster-response drill at Taipei's port yesterday, simulating various kinds of terrorist attack, a radiation leak and contamination by poisonous chemicals. Codenamed the 2011 Chinhua Exercise, it was the largest anti-terrorism and anti-disaster drill held in Taiwan, testing ...

  6. Public needs reassuring over anti-terrorism unit

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... prepared for the worst. Nonetheless, the recent decision to create 104 more posts for anti-terrorism work, including a 60-strong team to protect 'critical infrastructure,' requires ...

  7. Security blanket

    Posted May 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and disaster relief. 'Anti-terrorism is our priority and preventing potential nuclear, biological or chemical attacks are the most difficult,' said Senior Colonel Tian. With less than three ...

  8. Deluded Japan's intelligence failure

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia told the BBC that gathering intelligence is the key to defeating terrorists. He is right. Unfortunately, intelligence- in the sense of accurate information, and brain candle-power- has been sorely lacking in Japan this week. Kunio Hatoyama, the justice minister and thus the anti-terrorism chief, claimed that a friend and fellow member ...

  9. The day that changed the world

    Posted Sep 11th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... administration is hoping that Congress will approve more stringent security measures to protect civilians from terrorists. As governments implement new legislation as part of the anti-terror campaign, ...

  10. Losing the plot since 9/11

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson As the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, approaches, the Bush administration wants to develop a new weapon in its anti-terrorism arsenal. Known as Prompt Global Strike, it would enable America to hit rogue states, terrorists or criminal organisations anywhere in the world quickly and with devastating force. The plan is to spend ...




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