public security

Names needed to buy cold medicine in China


August 30th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) People will have to register personal information when buying cold medicine in some parts of China, China Daily reported Thursday.The new rules will take effect in ... Read more...

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Afghan force to protect NATO bases


August 24th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Afghan Public Protection Force (APPF) is ready to provide security to NATO military bases throughout the country, according to an Afghan minister.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Bogu Kailai sentenced to death with reprieve


August 20th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, wife of former Chinese politician Bo Xilai, was Monday sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve on charges of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood.A ... Read more...

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Brazil to spend $579 million on World Cup security


August 16th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) The Brazilian government will spend 1.17 billion reais ($579 million) on the security of the FIFA World Cup 2014.State news agency Agencia Brasil said ... Read more...

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No driver’s licenses for drug addicts in China


August 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) China has decided to ban drug addicts from obtaining driver's licenses as part of an effort to reduce the incidence of driving under the influence.Drug ... Read more...

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1,900 held in China fake drug racket


August 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) Over 1,900 people have been arrested in a countrywide operation in China against the manufacture and sale of fake drugs, the government said Sunday.Fake medicines, trademark ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh pushes ahead with Maoist peace plan


August 1st, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 1 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has finally pushed ahead with its stalled peace agreement with Maoists reached after the abduction of collector Alex Paul Menon, clearing the way ... Read more...

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China acts against foreign prostitutes


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Authorities in the Chinese capital have been urged to stem the entry of foreign sex workers following the arrest of four such women in a downtown ... Read more...

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Over 400 held, fake notes seized in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) A total of 463 suspects have been arrested and fake currency notes with face value of 118 million yuan (around $18 million) seized in a countrywide ... Read more...

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Chinese child-trafficking ring busted


July 6th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Police in China have busted two major child trafficking gangs and arrested 802 suspects and freed 181 children, the government said Thursday.Under the ministry of public ... Read more...

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China to redefine personal data stealing laws


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) China has plans to redefine regulations about stealing personal data as it causes a lot of inconvenience to the general public.According to a senior officer from ... Read more...

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China targets illegal foreigners with stringent law


June 30th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) China's top legislature has passed a new exit and entry law which stipulates harsher punishments for foreigners illegally entering, living or working in the country.The draft ... Read more...

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Golden Triangle nations still major drug source: China


June 26th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) Golden Triangle, an area between Myanmar, Laos and Thailand, is still a major source of drugs in China, the government said Tuesday.The revelation was made in ... Read more...

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China vows long-term efforts to curb football gambling


June 15th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) The Ministry of Public Security and the Chinese Football Association (CFA) have vowed to make joint efforts to cut down on football-related gambling and fraud in ... Read more...

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China destroys 100,000 seized guns


June 13th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) Over 100,000 guns have been destroyed in China as part of a police crackdown on illegal arms in 150 cities across the country.With Ministry of Public ... Read more...

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2,700 students killed in China road accidents in 2011


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) About 2,700 schoolchildren were killed and nearly 11,500 injured in road accidents in China last year, says the Chinese government.According to statistics from the Ministry of ... Read more...

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34 held for selling bogus Chinese IDs


June 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) Thirtyfour people have been held in China's Fujian province on charges of selling fake identification certificates to Chinese seeking to cross the border illegally, authorities here ... Read more...

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Beijing considering limited visa-free stay


May 28th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Beijing is considering allowing foreign tourists a 72-hour window to explore the capital without a visa.Fu Zhenghua, the city's public security director, said it is an ... Read more...

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Around 500 held in China telecom scam


May 24th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A total of 482 people have been arrested on suspicion of their involvement in a major transnational telecom scam in China, the government said Thursday.Among the ... Read more...

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Chinese couple held for burying woman alive


May 24th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A Chinese couple has been detained after they got drunk and knocked down an elderly woman and later buried her alive.It was certain the woman was ... Read more...

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China launches probe into missing teenagers


May 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) China's ministry of public security has launched a probe after media reports said seven or eight teenagers had gone missing over the past few years in ... Read more...

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New law sobers up drunk drivers in China


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) The number of drunk driving cases in China has dropped by 40 percent over the last year after stricter punishment was imposed through an amended law, ... Read more...

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Abducted Mexican journalist found dead (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 19 (IANS) The body of a 39-year-old crime reporter, abducted in Mexico's Sonora state, has been found inside a plastic bag, CNN reported.Marco Antonio Avila Garcia's body ... Read more...

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Chinese man executed for 2009 stabbing spree


May 11th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) A 50-year-old man was executed in Beijing Friday for killing two and injuring 14 others in a stabbing spree in the Chinese capital in 2009.Zhang Jianfei, ... Read more...

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China busts gang for selling gutter oil


May 5th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) The authorities in China have busted a gang which was manufacturing and selling gutter oil the last few years. It earned over 10 million yuan (over ... Read more...

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Chinese passports to have electronic chip


May 4th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) China will soon start issuing a new type of passport that will contain an electronic chip to record the passport holder's personal information.According to the ministry ... Read more...

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No top post for Chinese officials with family abroad


April 27th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Officials who have all their family members living abroad will now be ineligible to hold the top position in any department in a Chinese city, a ... Read more...

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Chinese province hit by sex crimes


April 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Sexual assault accounts for over 75 percent of all crimes committed against teenaged girls in a Chinese province. The perpetrators were often neighbours, friends and relatives, ... Read more...

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China axes 1,600 cops for violations


April 19th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Over 1,600 police officers across China have been relieved of their duties for violating a list of rules introduced to regulate police behaviour, the government said.In ... Read more...

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Chinese city to sell off 1,400 cars


April 14th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) The local government of a city in eastern China will auction 1,400 cars used by government officials as part of a reform measure. The plan was ... Read more...

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23 die in China accident


April 12th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck in central China's Anhui province Thursday, police said.The crash occurred ... Read more...

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China names six terrorists (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) China has published a list of six Islamist terrorists who trained in Pakistani camps and announced it was freezing their funds and assets.The six are all ... Read more...

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China publishes names of six terrorists


April 6th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) The Chinese police have published a list of six terrorists and decided to freeze their funds and assets in the first move of its kind since ... Read more...

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Gun smuggling in China via express delivery, internet


April 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) Authorities in China say arms traffickers are opting for internet and express delivery networks to smuggle contraband into the country following stricter police vigilance at border ... Read more...

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100 held in China for reprocessing waste oil


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Over 100 people have been arrested in China for reprocessing waste oil from restaurants and then selling them as new cooking oil, police said.Dumped animal fat ... Read more...

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