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  1. News - World - SECURITY

    US spy agency seeks probe into leaks over Prism surveillance programme

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Agencies in Washington

    ... Agencies in Washington Criminal investigation requested by secret spy service after newspapers reveal existence of US internet surveillance programme Prism US spy agency seeks leak probe A top US intelligence agency has requested a criminal probe into the leak of highly classified information about its secret internet spy programme. Confirmation that the National Security Agency ...

  2. Rallying cry

    Posted Jun 04th 2010, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... able to help deal with the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. Forming a commission to make policy recommendations about US offshore oil drilling is all fine and good but the US needs help ... of BP because the company has the most experience with its equipment, and the only thing Obama can ensure is that the best engineers are dedicating their time to plugging the oil leak ...

  3. Offshore bonds hold their own

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Nevin Nie

    ... Strong fundamentals in Asian economies support the market despite the US sub-prime mortgage crisis, writes Nevin Nie Asian offshore bonds continue to provide unique credit stories, which are relatively immune to the recent ripples from the United States sub-prime mortgage crisis. But some bankers and fund managers say the supply of bond issues in the primary market may quieten down ...

  4. News - World

    CIA paying millions to AT&T for phone records, says report

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... records in “time-sensitive situations” and be able to act with speed and agility. The report offered the first indication that the CIA had a role in electronic data collection as leaks from ...

  5. U.S. tipped off on missile test, says WikiLeaks

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Intelligence sources allowed the United States to know about and warn its allies at least two days before China's top-secret missile-interception test early last year, according to confidential diplomatic cables released by whistle-blower WikiLeaks. A military expert said the cables showed the US had significantly extended the reach ...

  6. HK cables in fresh WikiLeaks release

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporters The tens of thousands of US State Department cables released by WikiLeaks yesterday include a several sourced to the US consulate in Hong Kong, ranging from 12-year-old gossip about President Hu Jintao's love life, the local fallout from the 2008 financial crisis to expat concerns over air pollution in the city. The whistle-blowing website's founder, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Obama's imperialist presidency

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... that for the imperial presidency? In the White House's obsession with plugging leaks, it has clandestinely searched the phone records and e-mails of Associated Press journalists as well as the e-mails ...

  8. HK to gain from revised US tax law, expert says

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by using offshore accounts. The law was aimed at forcing these institutions to become quasi-auditors for the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS). But it fell foul of client confidentiality ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    America losing the public opinion war in Asia

    Posted May 10th 2013, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... Lau Nai-Keung Lau Nai-keung bristles at the unfairness of its human rights report US leads- in how not to win friends and influence people This newspaper is carefully read in some quarters. I found this out through one of the WikiLeaks cables that originated several years ago from the US Consulate General in Hong Kong, about the city's water supply. Some very ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    US whistle-blower Bradley Birkenfeld gets US$104m in UBS tax evasion case

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... voluntarily disclosed offshore accounts to the IRS, generating more than US$5 billion. The UBS case led to an erosion of the use of Swiss bank secrecy by wealthy Americans to cheat the IRS. At least 11 banks are under criminal investigation in the US. Two dozen offshore bankers, lawyers and advisers, as well as 50 American taxpayers, have been charged with crimes. "Today the IRS ...




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