Beijing is clean, safe and less populated these days. And Chinese authorities are certainly serious about security of the Olympics. The following information in Chinese blogosphere may give us a clue on how this is being done,...
by Liu Yong | Aug 13, 2008
From New York Times: Every morning at 9 a.m., they are at his door. The police come to the small room the young Uighur cook shares with several other Uighurs to check their papers — and to see if there are new arrivals from his...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 10, 2008
AP reports on an email threat against Air China flights, allegedly made by a South Korean man living in Japan: Lee Hyon-sa, 33, was arrested early Sunday, police spokesman Satoshi Idonuma said. Kyodo News said Lee turned himself...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 7, 2008
As the 16 police officers killed in the violent attack in Kashgar were mourned, officials vowed to defend against any terrorist actions during the Games. From Reuters: Officials attending the funeral called the bomb attack...
by Liu Yong | Jul 25, 2008
From AFP: A Uighur separatist group has taken credit for a deadly bus bombing in Shanghai in May and warned of new attacks in China during the Olympics, a group monitoring terror threats on the Internet said. In a video...
by Claire Kells | Jul 20, 2008
From USA Today: China is mobilizing an anti-terrorism force of 100,000 to protect next month’s Olympic Games that includes SWAT teams on Segways and officers who can shoot nets like Spider-Man at suspects. An additional...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 13, 2008
China announces yet another move in its continued crackdown on alleged terrorist activity as the countdown to the Olympics progresses, but it sounds suspiciously like something that happened late last year. First, this...
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