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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. Anti-terrorism measures in place for Sevens

    Posted Mar 21st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Flights will be screened for known terrorists as one of the heightened security measures for next weekend's Hong Kong Rugby Sevens. Police, tournament organisers and terrorism experts said yesterday that security for the expected sell-o ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Exercise places terrorists on notice

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... for anti-terrorism and taken steps to set up the relevant departments,' an official told the Yangcheng Evening News. 'Under the instructions by superior departments, the Guangdong Public Security Bureau as well as police in Guangzhou and Shenzhen have set up their specialised departments. 'Major cities in the Pearl River Delta have established anti-terrorism bodies which are now ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. New agency to counter global terror

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... security grouping, the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO), launched its own anti-terrorism body, based in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent. Du Wei, assistant to the SCO's general secretary, ...

  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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