National Security

Draft secret-detention law posted for comment

Draft amendments to the mainland's Criminal Procedure Law were finally made public yesterday, after leaked excerpts had earlier sparked heated debate.

Wednesday, 31 August, 2011, 12:00am

Officer accused of using police van as airport taxi service

A senior superintendent is under investigation after being accused of abusing his authority by using a police vehicle for a personal errand.

The alleged misuse of the vehicle occurred on Sunday, when Senior Superintendent Dominique Ziemann of the marine police returned to Hong Kong after a family trip.

3 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Police to get guidelines for use of the internet

Embarrassed by some risque and juvenile postings, the police force will issue new guidelines this year for officers' use of the internet.

Police Commissioner Andy Tsang Wai-hung said the guidelines were necessary because some police officers had misused social media websites.

29 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Police chief warns officers to behave

The city's 28,000 police officers should uphold high disciplinary standards, the force's chief said yesterday following reports about the posting on the internet of racy pictures of policewomen.

15 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Industry code meant to help telecom customers

8 May 2015 - 4:38pm

Narrower entry to June 4 vigil safe, police say

The police, who are facing questions over crowd control measures at the June 4 candlelight vigil, said yesterday that it was safe to divert the crowd pouring into Victoria Park to a narrower route that had not been endorsed by the organisers.

6 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Taiwan tests its readiness for wide range of disasters

Taiwan staged a large anti-terrorism and disaster-response drill at Taipei's port yesterday, simulating various kinds of terrorist attack, a radiation leak and contamination by poisonous chemicals.

30 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Compass Offices

Although just one year young, Compass Offices claims it has already taken over as Hong Kong's largest provider of serviced office solutions. The company has shown that it knows what it takes to make a successful working space time and time again, and its three latest centres are a testament to this fact.

25 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Spilling over

Something odd is happening in China. The country is arguably experiencing the most intense and violent social unrest in recent years despite the unusually repressive measures imposed by Beijing since the 'jasmine revolution' to maintain political stability.

20 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

school security

Reading comprehension

Answer the following questions:

1 Why did Sam Goodman and Leia Clancy lead a walkout when they came back to their classroom one day?

a. They were angry about what one classmate had written on the blackboard.

b. Their teacher was very mean to them that day.

16 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Employee aids data leak probe

An employee of the National Bureau of Statistics is being investigated on suspicion of leaking national economic data before they were officially released, the bureau's spokesman Sheng Laiyun said yesterday.

The employee works for the bureau's general office's secretary division, Sheng said without elaboration.

15 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Police questioned over vigil

Members of a police watchdog have questioned crowd control measures at the June 4 vigil in Victoria Park, as the event's organiser vowed to lodge a complaint alleging an attempt to limit access to the venue.

10 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Part-time staff at WikiLeaks 'journalists'

WikiLeaks is as much a media organisation as any publisher and its hundreds of part-time staff - many unknown - are legitimate journalists, says the lawyer defending the founder of the whistle-blowing website's founder, Julian Assange, against sex-crime allegations.

10 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

WikiLeaks solicitor speaks out on free speech

8 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Activists demand equal treatment

Activists detained for unlawful assembly in March cried foul yesterday after others similarly detained were released unconditionally by police.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am