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  1. Intractable problems of police and judiciary exposed

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Astrid S Tuminez

    ... of these incidents, Mindanao police might be expected to display greater operational efficiency. But this has not been the case. The police often fail to resolve such crimes, and victims' families may ...

  2. Strict guidelines for body cameras

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong has a reputation for being a safe place. Any modern aid to effective law enforcement that helps our police keep it that way is to be welcomed, as long as respect is shown for the rights and freedoms we value just as much as our safety. An immine ...

  3. Hundreds of migrants battle with riot police

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Motorcycle accident leads to violent clash Hundreds of migrant workers clashed with more than 100 regular and armed police in the Zhejiang city of Tongxiang on Saturday, leaving six police vehicles smashed or burned, 100 protesters wounded an ...

  4. Thousands attack police in Shenzhen

    Posted Nov 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Police in Shenzhen were last night attacked by more than 1,000 residents protesting at police brutality after a motorcyclist was killed trying to evade a police road block. He crashed into a lamp post after a policeman threw a walkie-talkie ...

  5. Social unrest takes heavy toll on police ranks

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... abuse of firearms were excessive in some areas. 'To prevent other incidents [such as attacks against officers], don't limit the use of guns in cracking down on crimes,' he said. ... The Ministry of Public Security said yesterday that since the 1990s, 'social conflict had become more intense and the factors triggering crimes were increasing'. At the same time, problems ...

  6. Security needs rise

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Companies in the Philippines have beefed up their security in the wake of last year's Manila hostage crisis, a security consultant says. Gerardo Carual, president of the Manila-based voluntary Search and Rescue ...

  7. Scientist called on to ready Beijing for terror gas attack

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and research. For a very long time, our security work has been centred on crime prevention, mass incidents [protests] or counter-espionage work. Very few people thought about the possibility ...

  8. Crackdown by police ahead of party congress

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... in Hebei have been ordered to carry out a crackdown on serious crimes and prevent people who might pose security threats to the congress, including petitioners, from entering Beijing. ... to tackle public grievances. Mr Zhou urged authorities to step up information collection on security threats to prevent sabotage and take pre-emptive measures against possible hazards that could ...

  9. Public needs reassuring over anti-terrorism unit

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

    ... there will be new co-ordination centres and more patrols of 'critical infrastructure' by units of which no questions can be asked- not for preventing crime, but because of a 'moderate' ...

  10. Security blanket

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

    ... interviewed for several hours while police conducted forensic tests on the flour. The city has established an 'invisible crime-prevention net' for the Games, starting with hundreds ... journalists, tourists and Olympic athletes- during the Games. The disclosure came a month after Beijing said it had prevented a terrorist attack by a 19-year-old Uygur woman on a flight from Urumqi ...




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