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  1. Uygurs kill 3 border guards near Kashgar

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove Knife-wielding Uygur men killed three border security guards at a road checkpoint near the Xinjiang city of Kashgar yesterday morning, the third violent incident ... of Kashgar and administered by the city. The four or five attackers pulled up in a vehicle to a road checkpoint manned by four security guards before stabbing them. The victims, three killed ...

  2. An alliance built on interests, not friendship

    Posted Jul 05th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... of them, while the Soviet army stayed out. The brief era of 'communist fraternity' ended in September 1960, when the Soviet Union removed its advisers. In 1969, border clashes broke out ...

  3. New checks on vehicles eased after traffic jams

    Posted Jul 17th 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... have been stationed at hundreds of checkpoints set up on routes into the capital. Starting from Tuesday, all vehicles and passengers entering Beijing had to undergo rigorous security checks ... repeated checks on vehicles commuting between Beijing and neighbouring regions, setting up a fast-pass lane for already checked vehicles, increasing the number of lanes at checkpoints for vehicles ...

  4. A hostage to fate on the mainland

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo I watched with fascination on Tuesday when ATV evening news showed footage of a mock joint counter-terrorist operation between Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen police. The scenario had five terrorists armed with explosives and chemical weapons cornered by mainland special forces near the Sha Tau Kok-Shenzhen border checkpoint following a tip-off by Hong Kong police. ...

  5. Beijing to reactivate Olympic security plan for anniversary

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... scenic tourist spots, entertainment venues and shopping arcades. The first layer of checkpoints will be set up at the borders with Tianjin municipality, Hebei, Liaoning, Shanxi and Shandong ... of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1. Two systems of checkpoints will be set up- one on roads surrounding and leading to Beijing to check all vehicles and passengers heading ...

  6. Report hails police's Olympic operations

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... setting up checkpoints at major traffic junctions, solving crimes, helping to resolve disputes and intelligence gathering, said a report released yesterday by the Ministry of Public Security ... searches for explosives and firearms. Border controls- particularly in Guangxi and Yunnan, which border Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam- have been strengthened. ...

  7. Tension remains high after series of attacks in Xinjiang

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Minnie Chan

    ... a group of knife-wielding attackers fatally stabbed three border guards at a road checkpoint near Kashgar. Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang on Wednesday said: 'There is evidence ... are premeditated, organised and carried out by the three evil forces in Xinjiang as well as overseas. We must not drop our guard.' On August 4, 16 border policemen were killed and 16 injured in Kashgar ...

  8. Police gun drama wasn't on menu

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... It is understood law enforcers at various border checkpoints have been alerted to look out for them. Police said the suspect will appear in North Kowloon Court today on a charge of possession of firearms ...

  9. Hunt on to find hijack accomplices

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Border checkpoints are on alert for suspected accomplices of three armed robbers, who were arrested when police dramatically foiled a truck hijacking in Tsim Sha Tsui on Monday. Police say they know the identity of the people who acted as lookouts and arranged getaway cars for the mid-morning hijack attempt in Kimberley Road, which ended when police pounced ...

  10. Myanmese refugees flood across border

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Beijing has landed in a delicate diplomatic dilemma after tens of thousands of Myanmese refugees flocked across the Chinese border to seek shelter from escalating clashes between Myanmar's military and the Kachin Independence Army. Mi Bingxing, a pastor in Yingjiang county, Yunnan, on the Myanmese border, told the South China Morning ...




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