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  1. Privacy prosecutions 'too few'

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The privacy watchdog has admitted the prosecution rate on complaints has been low and there have been few convictions in the past 12 years. Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Allan Chiang Yam-wang said yesterday his office had met police ...

  2. Extras star in reality show of security

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... surprised to discover that hundreds of security guards hired by the authorities to suppress their protests were fakes, too. Fearing that land requisition for a new Beijing metro line could be delayed by angry villagers from the town of Xindian, the authorities decided to hire hundreds of extras waiting for jobs outside the Beijing Film Studio as security guards on June 10 and 17, ...

  3. Streamlined security predicted

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So Charlotte.so@scmp.com Imagine boarding a plane without having to endure customs queues and increasingly intrusive security checks. CAP Strategic Research, a consultancy group, has predicted a time when passengers will not have to go through emigration and some 'trusted travellers' will be able to bypass security checks. The group said that a more ...

  4. HK secures women's and men's berths for London

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hong Kong secured men's and women's Olympic boardsailing berths for London next year at the Isaf World Championships over the weekend, but the race to select the Hong Kong representative for each of the events will continue. Racing in his first Olympic qualifiers, Andy Leung Ho-chun, 21, (pictured) finished 29th in the men's RSX ...

  5. Deal reached on Mekong security

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... where 13 Chinese sailors were killed last month. It is the first security co-operation deal by the four countries on controlling crime on the river, which is plagued by rampant smuggling of drugs, people and other contraband. Public Security Minister Meng Jianzhu said after meeting officials from the three Southeast Asia countries yesterday that China's southern neighbours had ...

  6. Securing a peace of mind

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... it comes to our most cherished space- inside our own homes- we all want that extra reassurance. Home is the one place where we should be able to fully let our guard down. Where security is not an option, but a given. Bruce Schneier, American security expert and author, wrote in a 2008 essay: 'Security is both a feeling and a reality. And they're not the same.' Broadly ...

  7. New securities anti-graft chief named

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Beijing has appointed Li Xiaohong, former chairman of brokerage China Securities, as chief of the China Securities Regulatory Commission's ... a vice-minister-level official after Li Xiaoxue, who is 63, was dismissed from the post, a statement from the regulator said. The move heralds a new round of reshuffling, with the mainland's securities ...

  8. Fencing team secure Intercity Games glory

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... claimed a great 8-1 win in the second-to-last game before Nicholas secured overall victory in the last game.' In the semi-final, Hong Kong took on another tough side Fuzhou, from Fujian- ...

  9. Shippers rock boat with security fees

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Hong Kong's exporters have urged container lines to explain the level of security surcharges imposed to pay for armed guards and other anti-piracy ... security surcharge by 20 to 50 per cent to US$200-US$500 per 40-foot container on shipments through the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden. Erik Rabjerg Nielsen, director and head ...

  10. Macau races secure record sponsorship

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Unus Alladin The Macau Grand Prix next weekend will run on a budget of HK$140 million but major sponsorship will offset costs, it was revealed yesterday. While many international sporting events are struggling during the economic downturn, the Macau Grand ...




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