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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    UN agency forecasts exodus of 700,000 refugees from Syria

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... with rebels in Deraa in the south also drove many Syrians into neighbouring Jordan. UN aid agencies and humanitarian partners issued a funding appeal yesterday for US$488 million to try to help meet ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut, Lebanon Revolutionary press flourishes in Syria Up to 700,000 refugees may flee Syria by the end of the year, the UN refugee agency said yesterday, escaping ...

  2. HK police launch anti-terror task force

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in December, which revealed a cable sent from the US Embassy in Beijing. A large-scale exercise to enhance contingency plans for a terrorist attack might be conducted with agencies in the region ... Commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung (pictured), who is in Beijing for an annual meeting with the deputy minister of Public Security, Chen Zhimin, said Hong Kong needed to 'prepare for danger ...

  3. Manila to get US$434m in aid from US agency

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila A US government aid agency will give Manila US$434 million in aid in a move seen as a vote of confidence in the new Aquino administration's commitment to fight corruption. The grant by the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a US-funded aid agency that ties aid to a developing country's ability to curb graft, represents a big boost to an initial US ...

  4. Cats chasing deadly mice

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Hagai Segal

    ... for western security agencies to adapt to. Constant adaptation and change have become the key characteristics of Islamist terrorism, in its quest to become and remain as elusive as the proverbial ... and undermine. In the coming months, security agencies will be preoccupied not only with how to identify such plots before they are carried out. Just as importantly, they will be trying to learn how ...

  5. Beijing to reactivate Olympic security plan for anniversary

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Early this year, Vice-President Xi Jinping was put in charge of a massive national public security campaign aimed at preventing and responding swiftly to social unrest as the year ushered ... Cary Huang in Beijing Beijing authorities announced yesterday that they will reactivate the blanket security plan used for last year's Olympics in the run-up to the 60th anniversary ...

  6. Not all rogue nations are the same

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... In a speech in Seoul last week, the US Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, John Bolton, said that if North Korean leader Kim Jong-il followed the example ... facilities. But the US does not know where in North Korea's mountainous terrain any nuclear weapons are stored. Libya concluded that it was likely to be more secure and have a stronger economy ...

  7. Activists demand equal treatment

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... we are charged, we will appear in court together. Police should decide to charge us or release us all together as soon as possible.' Police arrested the 113 on March 6 after ... that police had to break their promise and stop us from protesting. If it was not allowed, they should have stopped us in Victoria Park,' Wong said. ...

  8. Terrorism clearly, if not logically, defined

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... impressive spread of meanings on display of late. At one extreme, the US State Department released its annual 'Country Reports on Terrorism', a survey of all the incidents the United States ... Obama's former pastor and current nemesis, when asked to justify his earlier remark that the September 11 attacks were 'America's chickens coming home to roost', said the US had ...

  9. PLA air force is 'threat to US air supremacy'

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The People's Liberation Army Air Force will be able to challenge the air superiority of the United States and its allies within five years, according to a study by a US think tank. Based on PLA military textbooks as well as studies previously conducted in the West, the Rand Corporation report claims that the US Air Force's western Pacific bases would ...

  10. China could knock out US bases, Congress told

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... Kristin Jones Chinese missile strikes could cripple US military bases in Asia, and the PLA Air Force has a growing ability to wage war outside China's borders, a US Congressional advisory panel warns. The United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission raises fears in a report that China could- if it so wished- do serious damage to US military strongholds ...




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