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  1. New Great Wall of China is digital

    Posted Jan 30th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan China has completed an ambitious drive to install digital surveillance systems at all border checkpoints, on land and offshore, with the new Great Wall being seen as a key part ... installed and connected to dozens of control centres by fibre-optic cables. It said the final border post to have the system installed was in the Tibet border county of Medog. All border checkpoints ...

  2. 'A checkpoint on democracy'

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... created something out of the blue as it has used political power to create a checkpoint for democracy and political reform. The fact now is that the special administrative region cannot even make ...

  3. Limits of tolerance

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... Jerome A. Cohen, Jon M. Van Dyke Last week's US-South Korean 'war games' in the Yellow Sea offshore China and Korea dramatically brought to a boil the long-simmering US-China dispute over what kinds of military activities can be conducted i ...

  4. UN deadline unlikely to resolve disputes over South China Sea

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Beijing and Ng Tze-wei in Singapore Although dotted with uninhabited islands and reefs, the South China Sea is far from quiet. With its rich reserves of natural resources and geopolitical importance, the area has attracted conflicting sov ...

  5. Officials urge calm over Sars fear

    Posted Dec 28th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... as possible,' Dr Lam said. According to the Immigration Department, more than 2.2 million visitors crossed the border from Hong Kong in the week beginning December 19 through various checkpoints ... cross-border transmission of the disease. Director of Health Lam Ping-yan said Guangdong authorities first told their Hong Kong counterparts on Friday night about a 32-year-old man who was suspected ...

  6. 'Long Hair' held trying to enter mainland

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Lawmaker and activist 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung was turned away at the border yesterday when he and his supporters tried to stage a protest against Beijing's ... of the mini-constitution over the term of the next chief executive. The group was detained for about 40 minutes before being returned to Hong Kong through the Lowu checkpoint. The banner and a petition were ...

  7. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok China formally protested after North Korean border guards shot three Chinese citizens dead last week, the Foreign Ministry said yesterday. Another Chinese citizen was injured when the guards opened fire on the border between the city of Dandong, in Liaoning province, and North Korea, ministry spokesman Qin Gang said. Qin said the shooting took place early on Friday ...

  8. Tang vows to push through cross-border projects

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... a cross-border express railway. Speaking after meeting Guangdong and Macau officials yesterday, Tang said opposition in Hong Kong would pose no barriers to cross-border development. 'It will only ... level, he said, adding: 'Therefore our effort and perseverance in driving infrastructure to foster cross-border development is unshakable.' His comment came at the end of the Third ...

  9. Engineers finish marking of sea borders

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... China National Radio Beijing had to strike a 'legal balance' between establishing a sea border that was in line with international law and 'maximising the protection of national ...

  10. Indian generals in charge of border accept PLA offer to visit

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... S. N. M. Abdi in New Delhi For the first time, Indian generals commanding troops deployed at the border with China have accepted an invitation to visit from the People's Liberation ... in the Ladakh region, and the central command oversees deployment in Uttarakhand, which borders Nepal and China. The Indian commanders will meet their counterparts during the week-long trip, which has ...




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