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  1. HK a hotbed of espionage, says mainland official

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... Chow Chung-yan, Gary Cheung and Klaudia Lee A senior official with the Beijing Liaison Office in Hong Kong says the city is a hotbed of foreign espionage, calling the recent arrest of one ... and is always ideal for espionage operations.' In the past, the Hong Kong police were active spy hunters, but the special branch responsible for such operations was disbanded before the handover. ...

  2. Cyber-dissident may soon taste freedom

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing Liu Di, a young cyber-dissident detained on sedition charges a year ago, could be released soon, according to family members and other sources in Beijing. ... But from the perspective of the authorities, setting her free has its downside especially after the crackdown on cyber dissidents was stepped up, sources in Beijing said. Du Daobin, a liberal ...

  3. Foreign delegation visits PLA garrison

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... Peter Michael Growing regional concerns over espionage underpinned an historic meeting yesterday between officials and more than 100 overseas military attaches during a formal visit ... changes to the Garrison Law late last year to include a special political department responsible for monitoring spies and espionage activity in the region. 'Hong Kong is the hub ...

  4. Taiwanese colonel and agent suspected of spying for Beijing

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... was a reflection of the delicate state of cross-strait relations, with espionage missions continuing despite the engagement policy of Taiwan's mainland-friendly President Ma Ying-jeou. The Ma ... capabilities and security measures. Professor George Tsai Wei, a political scientist at Chinese Cultural University in Taipei, said continuing espionage activities were unavoidable, even between ...

  5. Scandal shows cracks in Taiwan's spy network

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Taiwan's worst espionage case in 50 years and its failure to track the mainland's next generation stealth fighter jet J-20 project indicate that the island's ... to her in 2004 and was reportedly receiving as much as US$1 million from his mainland handlers. He was arrested late last month and became the most senior Taiwanese officer accused of espionage ...

  6. The trial of a former child soldier

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Who? Who is Omar Khadr? He is a Canadian-born former child soldier. Khadr was arrested by US forces in Afghanistan at age 15. He allegedly killed a US soldier in a grenade attack in 2002. What? What charges does he face? Khadr faces five serious charges. They include murder against the laws of war, helping a terrorist organisation, and espionage. When? When might he be set free? ...

  7. China's spy wars

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... A new battle for world supremacy is being fought under the cloak of espionage. But the game has changed because Beijing does not play by the same rules, reports Peter Kammerer A chill wind is blowing in the corridors of the world's anti-espionage agencies. Another cold war has begun, but this time the struggle for global dominance against the west is being spearheaded by Chinese ...

  8. Talk that spying by Rio cost China 700b yuan is crazy

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... that that there is no way industrial espionage by Rio could have cost China anywhere close to US$102 billion. Let's assume for a moment that Rio really has been obtaining commercially sensitive information ... were at benchmark prices, it would be just about conceivable that China could have paid an extra US$102 billion. But that would mean Rio's espionage would have pushed up the average price ...

  9. CCTV host accused of spying returns to television screens

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

    ... Kim Huang A star television presenter at the centre of espionage rumours has returned to mainland screens after more than three months' absence. Fang Jing, 38, hosted World Weekly on the CCTV News channel on Sunday evening and, in a personal message on her weblog, thanked the public for their support. Fifteen minutes into the show, Peking University associate professor Zhou ...

  10. 'I confessed to hiring a prostitute'

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... to do with politics or espionage. Dr Wong, who went missing after attending an international academic congress in Beijing on July 7, was released on Friday after intervention from the Hong Kong ... by mainland laws when they crossed the border and should never sign confessions if they have not committed crimes. Government sources said Dr Wong was 'probably not' involved in espionage ...




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