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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

    ... 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 and 20 others i ...

  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 ...

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    Israel to fence off Golan Heights from Syria to prevent spillover of war

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... shells fired by regime forces have landed on the Golan. Israel has also said it will take military action if necessary to prevent Syria's chemical weapons falling into the hands of what ...

  8. Into the war zone

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... disturbingly close to an endless round of decapitations, limb hackings, mass kidnappings and massacres that rival war crimes. Turn away, if you must, as he describes the sewing of a murder ... narrative, turning away from the violence will not prevent its escalation. Comprehend it we must, for the Mexican drug war is a case study in the way mafia capitalism has morphed into a criminal ...

  9. Space arms race must be prevented

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a year later, the Pentagon fired off a missile to destroy one of its spy satellites, claiming it was necessary to prevent a leaking tank from spreading toxic gas in the atmosphere. This month, ... to prevent a deadly arms race in space. ...

  10. Taiwan's military warns closer ties may not prevent war

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's military has warned that warming cross-strait relations are no guarantee the two sides will not go to war in the future. It also stressed that it was not in a hurry to discuss confidence-building measures with the ma ...




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