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Ministry of Public Security

Armoured cars and drones on offer at Beijing anti-terrorism technology trade fair

Mannequins in riot gear, armoured cars and drones line a police equipment and “anti-terrorism technology” trade fair in Beijing as vendors seek to profit from the nation’s huge internal security budget.

Monday, 20 May, 2013, 8:45am 3 comments

Time to put China's amended criminal law to the test

The good news as 2013 opens is that there is movement in judicial reform in China as amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law come into effect. Among other things, the amended law offers protection against self-incrimination and excludes the use of illegally obtained evidence. Such reforms were long overdue.

2 Jan 2013 - 4:51am 1 comment

Guo Shengkun may be named public security minister in March

Former Guangxi Communist Party secretary Guo Shengkun chaired a security teleconference on Monday as party chief of the Ministry of Public Security, China News Service reported yesterday, providing further evidence that he was set to be named public security minister in March.

27 Dec 2012 - 7:05am

Police probe Sinoma's missing steel documents

Sinoma International Engineering, the world's biggest producer of cement equipment, has called in mainland police to investigate the disappearance of bank documents relating to 100 million yuan (HK$123 million) in steel contracts, the firm said yesterday.

The Shanghai-listed company supplies cement plants in more than 30 countries.

21 Dec 2012 - 4:38am

China arrests 90 over child abductions

Police have arrested 90 gang suspects across China and freed 28 children who were allegedly kidnapped from the far west and taken to various cities to steal, a report said on Thursday.

22 Nov 2012 - 9:44pm

Hu Jia explains why mobile apps make activism spooky

The convergence of text and voice messaging in tools like WhatsApp, the well-known activist says, has made real-time surveillance not just possible but highly cost-effective.

15 Nov 2012 - 5:41pm

Early winter snowfall in Beijing breaks records

Snow and rain battered parts of Beijing over the weekend, causing transport chaos in the capital and surrounding regions that authorities were still trying to clean up yesterday afternoon.

5 Nov 2012 - 4:05am

Spending on perks defies cuts call

Despite efforts by the top leadership in Beijing to reduce spending on official receptions, overseas trips and limousines in the face of widespread public anger, the Ministry of Public Security has still budgeted nearly 40 per cent more for banquets, trips and cars this year.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Thousands of tonnes of illicit oil seized

Police seized more than 3,000 tonnes of illegally manufactured cooking oil last month in raids on 13 underground workshops and licensed factories on the mainland.

More than 100 suspects involved in the national production and distribution network were arrested.

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

20 gangs targeted in crackdown

Mainland police have broken up 20 gangs and rounded up almost 1,400 suspects since September as part of a big, multi-province crackdown on organised crime, the Ministry of Public Security said yesterday.

The 'fight crime, eliminate evil' campaign targeted 121 criminal cells in 689 cases, involved in activities such as protection rackets, kidnapping, extortion and drugs.

23 Nov 2011 - 12:00am