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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    China to consolidate maritime security agencies under one body

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Move will better safeguard China's rights in territorial disputes with neighbours, NPC told China has announced plans to bring its patchwork of maritime law enforcement agencies together under a single body amid a series of tense territorial disputes with neighbouring countries. The National Oceanic Administration (NOA), which already oversees marine surveillance, ...

  2. News - Asia - SECURITY

    Japan-Asean summit set to call for free airspace over high seas: Kyodo

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 10:10pm by Reuters

    ... news agency reported yesterday. A draft of the joint statement reportedly expressed the resolve of Japan and Asean to bolster co-operation in maritime security. "The air defence ... and four members of Asean- Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei and Malaysia- all have territorial disputes with China in the East or South China seas. The Tokyo summit will mark the 40th anniversary ...

  3. News - China - SECURITY

    18 people 'surrender' over attacks in Xinjiang

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 05:27am by AP, Reuters

    ... broke out in 2009 that left nearly 200 dead. However, overseas Uygurs activists disputed the official version of events, saying police killed Uygurs who had been protesting against a security ...

  4. News - World - SECURITY

    Osama bin Laden 'Devil Eyes' doll developed in fight against al-Qaeda

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by WASHPOST

    ... because he had done business in China for many years and had the means to have the figures discreetly made. It has been disputed how many were delivered, but a person involved in China said hundreds of the toys were made as part of a pre-production run and sent to the city of Karachi in 2006. The CIA disputed that, saying the project lapsed soon after the prototypes were developed. ...

  5. 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

    ... disputes with maritime neighbours such as Japan and the Philippines. Internally, public discontent over social and economic equality and potential ethnic unrest in Tibet and Xinjiang are considered ... a Beijing-based military affairs commentator, said the existing mechanism was insufficient to handle heightened external risks stemming from territorial disputes and cybersecurity, especially after ...

  6. News - China Insider - SECURITY

    China replaces South Korea as East Asia’s largest defence equipment importer

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:06pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... eight times faster than global trade of defence equipment. Regional growth in imports was led by China as the world’s second-largest economy faces territorial disputes with neighbours ... on ordered imports. He cautioned, however, that its defence spending wasn’t fully thought-through. “Despite massive imports there are crucial gaps, especially in the maritime domain where India ...

  7. News - China - SECURITY

    PLA general warns against 'accidental warfare'

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... thinking in the tense atmosphere over the territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas. "It is the final minute of the race," said Liu Yuan, political commissar ... when he met other government departments to discuss inter-agency maritime security co-operation, saying China's principal security threat was from the sea. "Our nation's security ...

  8. News - World - SECURITY

    US lawmakers fear freed Taliban a threat despite Obama's deal with Qatar curbing their activities

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:32pm by WASHPOST

    ... detainees, fear the five will be not be subject to the kind of strict monitoring that can prevent them from having a role in the Taliban insurgency. "There is no dispute in the intelligence ...

  9. News - China - SECURITY

    Senior diplomats to defend China’s assertive role in Asia at region’s top security forum

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:28am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Chuck Hagel will also deliver remarks, according to the US defence department. China has squared off with its neighbours over disputed waters. Its relationship with Washington also hit a rough ...

  10. News - China Insider - SECURITY

    Shooting cases in China prompt calls for stricter rules on police gun use

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 06:01pm by Chris Luo

    ... drunk police officer shot dead a villager during a local dispute. An internal investigation concluded the gun went off by accident and that the officer was sober at the time. However, some were ...




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