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  1. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Hong Kong lawmakers demand answers on cyberspying

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Political pressure is mounting on the government to demand answers from the United States over how and to what extent Hong Kong has been targeted by Washington's top-secret cyberspying ... in an exclusive interview the US had been hacking computers in Hong Kong and on the mainland "for years". Lawmakers from across the political spectrum yesterday weighed in on the growing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1261179/hong-kong-lawmakers-demand-answers-cyberspying
  2. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Assange: Hong Kong would have 'played by book' over Edward Snowden

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam and Ben Garvey

    ... broke cover in Hong Kong. "Snowden would be very unlikely to have received asylum in Hong Kong for a variety of political and bureaucratic reasons," Assange told the South China ... would win his extradition case... that he would ultimately prevail; that is the nature of the politics of the Hong Kong government and the Chinese politburo." Snowden, a former US National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1304306/assange-hong-kong-would-have-played-book-over-edward-snowden
  3. News - China - SECURITY

    Attacks show dangerous trend of private grievances turning into public violence in China

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 11:32pm by Zhang Hong

    ... Zhang Hong in Beijing zhang.hong@scmp.com Latest attacks in busy places suggest angry mainlanders increasingly lashing out against society instead of those who wronged them Private ... channels." With the latest incidents coming at such a politically sensitive time, Mao felt the media needed to exercise restraint when reporting them. "Others might try to imitate them," he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1350290/private-grievances-public-violence
  4. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    US files espionage charges against Snowden, calls for his arrest in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 08:23am by Lana Lam, Tony Cheung

    ... to be politically motivated. Police in Hong Kong  refused to comment on the  development and said the government "will handle the case strictly in accordance with the law and procedures of Hong ... The hacking revelations unite Hong Kong lawmakers. Legislative Council president Jasper Tsang Yok-sing becomes one of the first leading political figures in the city to comment on the furore. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1266483/us-charges-snowden-espionage-stealing-government-property
  5. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Concern over call for national security laws in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 01:10pm by Tony Cheung

    ... A pro-Beijing legal expert has weighed into the debate about applying national security laws in Hong Kong, saying it would be consistent with Basic Law provisions that empower Beijing to act in times ... of the mini-constitution that requires Hong Kong to enact national security legislation. It was shelved more than a decade ago in the face of mass protests, but Hoo said it offered the only alternative to direct ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1468961/call-impose-national-security-laws-hong-kong-worrying
  6. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Hong Kong's police force deserves public image prize: commissioner

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... of the Civil Human Rights Front, criticised Tsang's attitude to media scrutiny. "It sounds like he only wants to see positive coverage," he said. "The Hong Kong Police Force is one ... look at the city's public order, such recognition is a matter of course." He cited two recent reports, by the World Economic Forum and the World Justice Project, which showed Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1305877/hong-kongs-police-force-deserves-public-image-prize-commissioner
  7. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    World famous whistleblower Edward Snowden breaks cover in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Ernest Kao, Christy Choi and Gary Cheung

    ... diplomatic headache World's most-wanted man breaks cover in Hong Kong Speculation is rife over the fate of US whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who announced his presence in Hong Kong after passing to the media classified documents about a top-secret US surveillance programme. Snowden, 29, who is behind possibly the biggest intelligence leak in US history, came out of hiding in Hong Kong- a city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1258076/world-famous-whistleblower-edward-snowden-breaks-cover-hong-kong
  8. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Macau hacking attacks traced to Hong Kong and US

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 02:45pm by Lana Lam

    ... Hong Kong-based hackers target Macau government The e-mail accounts of several government departments in Macau were hacked last week in attacks that police said originated in Hong Kong ... telecommunications operator CTM. Police launched a criminal probe and traced the internet protocol (IP) addresses of the attacks to Hong Kong and the US. The news comes at a time of heightened concern over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1279516/macau-e-mail-accounts-hacked
  9. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    PLA will not be used to deal with public disorder, says Hong Kong security minister

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 02:19pm by SAMUEL CHAN, JEFFIE LAM

    ... There is no possibility that Hong Kong police will call in the People's Liberation Army to deal with public disorder, the security minister says. Secretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok was responding ... in handling large-scale events, including protests and marches," Lai told Legco's security panel. "I have absolute confidence in the Hong Kong police force, that it has the ability ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1409639/police-wont-need-military-help-maintain-order-lai-tung-kwok-says
  10. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Virus sends data from Belgian leader's computer to servers in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, Lana Lam

    ... Reuters and Lana Lam Virus targeting prime minister sent data to server in Hong Kong, Brussels authorities say City linked to cyber-attack in Belgium Hong Kong has been linked to new ... that was communicating with a server in Hong Kong," the prime minister's office said on Friday. "Currently, there is no proof that the hacking was carried out by a state authority." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1320250/virus-sends-data-belgian-leaders-computer-servers-hong-kong

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