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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    Beijing to set up powerful national security body in face of mounting threats

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:51am by Teddy Ng, Keith Zhai

    ... strategy The country's top leaders have decided to set up a national security committee to chart a coherent security strategy for China- an emerging superpower facing mounting challenges to stability at home and abroad. The communiqué issued at the end of the Communist Party Central Committee's four-day plenum said: "A national security committee will be established ...

  2. News - China - SECURITY

    Beijing on high alert for party's national congress

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... and smooth running of the party congress, it said. It added that during the final meeting of the party's outgoing Central Committee, which opens tomorrow and is likely to last for three or four ... and banned all passengers from carrying knives. Zhou Yongkang, a member of the party's powerful Politburo Standing Committee who is in charge of law enforcement and security, sought ...

  3. News - China - SECURITY

    Beijing security expert calls for greater openness and transparency in Xinjiang

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... "They're the biggest terrorist threat to China." The institute is affiliated with the Ministry of State Security and overseen by the Central Committee of the Communist Party. The Paris-based ...

  4. News - China - SECURITY

    Sharp increase in China state security arrests: rights group

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 11:09am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Plenum of the 18th Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee concluded earlier this month, one of the most interesting developments was the establishment of a new State Security Committee ...

  5. News - China - SECURITY

    Petitioners 'living in fear' as police crackdown ahead of third plenum

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 12:47pm by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Petitioners 'living in fear' under pre-plenum security Police and local governments across the mainland have been rounding up petitioners, keeping activists under close watch and warning rights lawyers to keep a low profile as security is stepped up ahead of the Communist Party Central Committee’s third plenary meeting that begins on Saturday. ...

  6. News - China - SECURITY

    China reviews draft laws to fight terrorism and espionage

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 04:53am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Congress Standing Committee for deliberation at the start of its session, Xinhua reported. The move follows a Communist Party pledge at its fourth plenum last week to safeguard national security. ... was spreading, and whether intelligence gathering was up to standard. Pan Zhiping, a professor at Xinjiang University's Central Asia Research Centre, said intelligence gathering had led ...

  7. News - China - SECURITY

    Xinjiang punishes party members for religious practices

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... with a suicide car attack in Beijing last year that authorities have blamed on separatists. According to the Yili Communist Party's discipline inspection committee, two officials were stripped ... a committee statement said. One received a warning while the other was given one year of probation. Two other officials were accused of belonging to cults, with one sacked from his post and the other ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - SECURITY

    Xi Jinping's security commission to also tackle financial industry

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:30am by George Chen, Teddy Ng

    ... would be included in the NSC. "Everything related to security of the nation will be the job of the committee, and this includes the financial aspect," Shi said. Premier Li Keqiang, who ... the mainland's central bank has already banned domestic financial institutions from trading. Beijing is also worried the tapering off of the US Federal Reserve's bond-buying programme may add ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Police investigate hacking attack on HKU polling programme

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... organise the first "deliberation day" for organisers of Occupy Central, a civil disobedience movement aimed at achieving genuine universal suffrage that has been widely criticised ... had pressurised him to drop polls on Tung's popularity, triggering a huge row about academic freedom and a public inquiry. Last year an official at the central government's liaison ...

  10. News - China - SECURITY

    New anti-terror laws must protect human right, say legal experts

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:33am by Teddy Ng

    ... the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), have called on the central government to enact anti-terrorism laws during their annual meetings in Beijing. They have been given ... complicated. Amendments to legislation introduced in 2001 raised the maximum penalty for organising and leading terrorist attacks from 10 years in prison to life. The NPC Standing Committee in 2011 ...




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