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  1. New graft claim hits Taiwan's military

    Posted Apr 24th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung As the mainland navy displayed its growing might to the world, Taiwan's military was hit by yet another corruption scandal, with a general investigated for alleged irregularities in the purchase of supplies. The latest scandal prompted even the head of the government watchdog, Wang Chien-shien, to question whether the island's military could be effective ...

  2. Military accused of killing hundreds of Aceh civilians

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Indonesian military has killed hundreds of civilians, tortured dozens and targeted human rights activists in Aceh, according to a group campaigning for a referendum in the restive province. As Indonesia considers whether to extend martial law in Aceh beyond next month, the Centre for Information on a Referendum for Aceh (Sira) said yesterday the military have killed at least ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Hong Kong not impervious

    Posted May 05th 2006, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... Anne Hyland In September 2002, an undercover US agent working in Hong Kong exposed a drugs-for-missiles plot that involved the sale of four Stinger missiles destined for terrorist organisation al-Qaeda. Three men were arrested and extradited to the US, an ...

  5. Most sentencing ineffective for industrial accidents: prosecutor

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A senior mainland prosecutor has voiced concern that most officials charged with failing to perform their duties after serious industrial accidents eventually are released without any criminal punishment. Song Hansong , deputy head of the dereliction of d ...

  6. Man charged with daughter's murder 'cannot remember what happened'

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.43pm: A 62-year-old man charged with killing his daughter said he could not remember what happened to her, the High Court heard on Tuesday. Lai Tuin-hing pleaded not guilty to one count of murdering his daughter, Lai Wing-yu, 20, ...

  7. US soldier charged over WikiLeaks 'was heroic'

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nikita Agrawal, South Island School Bradley Manning, 24, a United States soldier, was arrested in Baghdad, in Iraq, in May 2010, on suspicion of passing on classified military information ... job as an intelligence analyst gave him access to a restricted computer network used by the military to send classified information. During online chats he allegedly admitted downloading ...

  8. A moral dilemma?

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... US military officers have broken with legal precedent by saying their 'war on terror' tribunals at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba might allow evidence obtained through torture. Is this morally wrong? Share your views: write to us ...

  9. Corrupt Guangzhou officials to face trial

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Employees of a Guangzhou government office will face prosecution for taking bribes, according to mainland media. The city's discipline authority found that 'numerous staff' of the Guangzhou Government Procurement Centre, including ...

  10. The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop?

    Posted Sep 16th 2007, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... of the country's citizens, was murdered. Guatemalan human rights workers were convinced that a military intelligence organisation called the EMP was responsible. But their attempts to bring the murderers to justice were stymied by a powerful military machine that still exercised influence over the nominally democratic government. Francisco Goldman details their courageous- and ultimately successful- ...




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