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  1. Surveillance watchdog review long overdue

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In 2006 Hong Kong was on the verge of a constitutional crisis after the courts expressed outrage over the lack of legal procedures regulating wiretaps and covert surveillance, sparking ... reaching until 2.20am to pass what is now the Interception of Communications and Surveillance Ordinance. Over 200 amendments were raised to highlight the imperfections of a rushed bill. Not one ...

  2. Changing face of hi-tech security

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hi-tech security is a welcome addition to any office, especially when the latest developments ensure that only trusted people are given access. Yet the shadow of 'Big Brother' lurks when personal data is gathered and privacy compromised. Now a c ...

  3. Video boost for vegetable import surveillance

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Shenzhen authorities have set up two electronic systems to monitor the safety of vegetables being exported to Hong Kong. The two systems costing more than a million yuan (HK$1.13 million) were installed after the mainland passed its first food saf ...

  4. For the sake of your own people and ours, explain

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong continues to mourn the eight people killed apparently needlessly in the bloody Manila hostage crisis on Monday. Family and friends directly affected by the tragedy may never recover from the loss. One woman watched her husband die before her eye ...

  5. Fugitive found asleep escapes from police

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A man wanted in connection with assault and car theft cases was found asleep in a delivery van in the middle of the road outside Tai Po police station early yesterday- but he then escaped. He ran off after handing police his identity card, and ...

  6. New Great Wall of China is digital

    Posted Jan 30th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan China has completed an ambitious drive to install digital surveillance systems at all border checkpoints, on land and offshore, with the new Great Wall being seen as a key part of its national security strategy. The People's Liberation Army Daily said the surveillance system had been completed at the end of last year, with thousands of video surveillance devices ...

  7. Airport security boss jailed for theft

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the Airport Authority who found that Lau's act had been caught on a surveillance camera. ...

  8. Official charged over loans from staff

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A former Health Department surveillance supervisor has been charged after allegedly taking unauthorised loans of more than HK$180,000 from subordinates, the Independent Commission Against Corruption said. Lee Wing-wai, 42, will appear for plea in Fanling Court today facing 31 counts of soliciting and accepting advantages between December 2008 and June last year, ...

  9. Law enforcers listened to journalists' calls

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Communications and Surveillance, a covert-surveillance watchdog, disclosed two such cases in a report issued yesterday. It also reports 12 irregularities including one which says an 'irresponsible' supervisor 'seemed to simply rubber stamp' an application for use of a surveillance device. The cases involving journalists, although singled out by Mr Justice Woo Kwok-hing, ...

  10. Doctors fear watch on diseases lax

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The government's surveillance system for infectious diseases has come under fire, with some doctors complaining the network of participating practices is too small ... was lacking and so its surveillance was faulty. A nurse at Dr Choi Kin's clinic, Winnie Chow Mei-ying, said only one messenger, an employee of the Wang Tau Hom Jockey Club General Outpatient ...




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