Türkiye summons nine Western ambassadors over security alerts

People buy food sold at low prices by the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality, in Ankara, on Feb 2, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) ANKARA – Türkiye summoned ambassadors of nine Western countries including the United States and Sweden on Thursday to criticize their decisions to temporarily shut diplomatic missions and issue security alerts following Koran-burning incidents in […]

Fujitsu outlines vision for secure and sustainable network technologies at MWC Barcelona 2023FP

TOKYO, Feb 1, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu will reveal how innovative open-network technologies and secure network solutions are creating new possibilities for a more sustainable world at MWC Barcelona 2023, the world’s largest mobile industry exhibition. This year’s showcase will focus on the theme of “Opening innovation for people and the […]

Zheng’s appointment signals new era

For the first time since Hong Kong’s return to the motherland, a native of Guangdong, Zheng Yanxiong, was appointed to head up the central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong. Zheng’s previous incarnation as director of the Office for Safeguarding National Security of the Central People’s Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region led […]

Hitachi Astemo, Trend Micro, and VicOne Expand Collaboration on Security Solutions for Connected Cars, Targeting 2025 Commercialization

TOKYO, Jan 25, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., Trend Micro Inc. and its subsidiary VicOne Inc. have expanded their collaboration to provide security solutions for connected cars, aiming for commercialization by 2025. Solution Construction Image Hitachi Astemo’s division that develops in-vehicle components for connected cars has been working with Trend […]

Hong Kong must step up efforts in safeguarding national security

Xia Baolong, director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, underscored the importance of fully and accurately implementing the National Security Law for Hong Kong (NSL) at a symposium last Friday.  The following day the central government appointed Zheng Yanxiong, former director of the Office for Safeguarding National Security of […]

Iran executes former official for ‘spying for Britain’

This undated handout file picture provided by Khabar Online news agency shows former Iranian deputy of defense minister Alireza Akbari, a British-Iranian national, during an interview in Tehran. (KHABAR ONLINE / AFP) TEHRAN – Former Iranian deputy defense minister Alireza Akbari was executed on charges of "espionage against the country," the Mizan news agency of […]

The relationship between the Hong Kong National Security Law and local laws in judicial application

Editor’s note: The following is the opening statement of Grenville Cross SC at a seminar on “Ensuring the Accurate Implementation of the National Security Law” sponsored by the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China on Jan 13, 2023. I am most grateful to the Chinese […]