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  1. D-day for British military attache on Ulster killings

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Niall Fraser, Peter Michael

    ... its alleged links to political murders Britain's military attache to Beijing, Brigadier Gordon Kerr, is awaiting a decision today by UK prosecutors on whether he will be charged in connection with the murders of at least 14 civilians while he was head of a shadowy military intelligence unit in Northern Ireland. In Hong Kong last week during a high-profile visit to the PLA ...

  2. Policeman and wife arrested over triad racket

    Posted Jun 20th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee Officer allegedly took bribes to turn a blind eye A senior police officer, his wife and a triad boss have been arrested by anti-corruption agents investigating an alleged cash-for-protection racket in the New Territories. It is understood the o ...

  3. Major general arrested in Taiwan is accused of spying for Beijing

    Posted Feb 09th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Taiwan has arrested a major general for allegedly leaking top military secrets to the mainland, including a super-sensitive warfare planning communications network built ... and information department, had been placed under custody by the military prosecutor's office. 'After investigation, the military prosecutor's office suspected he was absorbed ...

  4. Scandal shows cracks in Taiwan's spy network

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

    ... military intelligence capability lags far behind that of its main political rival, military experts say. The arrest of Taiwanese army major general Lo Hsien-che on suspicion that he was spying ... by mainland military enthusiasts about a prototype of J-20 was 'questionable' and Beijing was 'incapable of producing a new generation stealth fighter jet' or conducting a maiden ...

  5. Myanmar's opposition in push for unity

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

    ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent Myanmar's fractious opposition groups are attempting to unite to launch a fresh push for talks with the ruling junta about ending military rule ... for the military rulers', a statement from the organisers said. 'While it acknowledges a place for a functioning military, it presents a democratic future rooted in civilian, not military ...

  6. US reporter put on trial for writing from Aceh

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... years in jail. The start of William Nessen's trial in Banda Aceh coincided with a warning from an international think-tank that the military's massive crackdown in Aceh had failed ... misused his Indonesian visa,' prosecutor Efdal Effendi said. Nessen, 46, who wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle and The Sydney Morning Herald, surrendered to the military and was arrested ...

  7. Mainland 'honey trap' may have snared general

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan's arrest of an army major general for allegedly leaking top military secrets to Beijing took a dramatic turn yesterday after reports that he ... that is linked to the US Pacific Command. 'What he could obtain was merely bits and pieces, which would not create substantial security harm to us,' Wang said. Wang said the military would give ...

  8. Clock ticking on settling old score

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... a heated row with Japan, East Asia's second-biggest military power. The dispute over the Diaoyus is a reminder that long-standing animosities and territorial disputes are a threat to peace ... with neighbouring countries, three on land (India in 1962, the Soviet Union in 1969 and Vietnam in 1979) and two at sea (the Paracels in 1974 and Spratlys in 1988). These military operations shared similar ...

  9. Taiwanese colonel and agent suspected of spying for Beijing

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

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwanese authorities have arrested a military intelligence colonel and an agent from the island, on suspicion of spying for the mainland. Analysts said the case ... Chi-cheng, a Military Intelligence Bureau colonel whose responsibilities included recruiting agents to spy on the mainland, was detained by the island's military prosecutors' office ...

  10. Two Taipei agents jailed for spying

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Advertising executive was recruited by military intelligence Two people, one a Taiwanese, were yesterday sentenced by an Anhui court to jail terms of 10 and 11 years ... for Taiwan's military intelligence agency for more than 10 years, according to the China News Service. Li was handed an 11-year jail term by the Anqing Intermediate People's Court for providing ...




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