Los Angeles International Airport

Who's behind the curtain in row 61?

Some passengers on board the same flight as Lai Changxing said they could not believe they had been travelling with China's most wanted fugitive, because there were no special security arrangements on the flight.

Sunday, 24 July, 2011, 12:00am

Lax security?

People are understandably swept up by their emotions when there is an act of terrorism.

However, the terrorists often wallow in this condemnation, and as we all feel emotional, we forget to look at the root of the problem and apportion blame.

13 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Canada 'a launch pad for holy-war strikes'

Canadian authorities apparently regarded Ahmed Ressam as nothing more than a nuisance until a surprising discovery was made when he tried to cross through a US border post.

10 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Lax attitude towards pollution

I had such a nice walk up Victoria Peak recently, until I turned on to Hornsey Road. Sure enough, across from Glenealy Junior School, there were the few taxis with motors running and drivers asleep inside - a common find.

28 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Tighter checks needed

It was only the vigilance of a conscientious engineer who noticed a discrepancy between the tonnage of cement required for the work specified and the amount used that brought to light a practice which threatens to be the biggest Hong Kong construction scandal since sea water was used to mix cement.

2 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

TMM set for service upgrade in Pacific

Transportation Maritima Mexican (TMM), the largest fully-integrated transportation provider in Mexico, has announced plans to improve its trans-Pacific service to the United States, Mexico and Central America.

27 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Guard sacked after badly mishandling lift incident

I WISH to apologise to Mr C. Ho and his fellow passengers who were trapped in a lift in Wan Chai Immigration Tower on May 4 (letter headlined, ''Security staff couldn't care less'', South China Morning Post, May 22).

28 May 1993 - 12:00am

Flights delayed by bomb blast

SECURITY inspections at Manila's two domestic airport terminals have been stepped-up following a bomb blast early yesterday morning.

Tourism Secretary Mr Vicente Carlos said the airport general manager had ordered more intensive baggage checks.

''The ruling has already been issued to intensify the checking,'' Mr Carlos said.

28 Apr 1993 - 12:00am