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Facial-recognition technology is spreading in China.

China now requires face scans for all new mobile phone accounts

China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud.
Police and demonstrators clash in Hong Kong, Aug. 24, 2019. The city's pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of smart lampposts that raised fears of stepped-up surveillance.

China frees consulate staff, protesters target ‘smart lampposts’

Chinese police said Saturday they released an employee at the British Consulate in Hong Kong as the city’s pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again, this time to call for the removal of “smart lampposts” that raised fears of stepped-up surveillance.

China investigates death of Nigerian national

The Consul General of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, Wale Oloko, on Wednesday said the Chinese Police authorities had commenced investigation into the death of a Nigerian, Unachukwu Nwajueze.

Chinese Police kill Nigerian national in China

A Nigerian resident in Guanzou, Guandong Province, China, Mr. Joseph Nwachueze, has died following injuries sustained in the hands of Chinese Police.

Police nab suspects after $87 million cryptocurrency theft

Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87m) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies.
Laser guns, such as this one from the Chengdu Hengan Police Equipment Manufacturing Company, are becoming increasingly accurate and powerful. [Handout]

Chinese firm develops laser gun for police use

A Chinese firm said it has developed a laser gun designed for police use that can set fire to protesters’ hair or banners from a range of almost one kilometre.

China arrests 15 for making bogus bottles of fine alcohol

Chinese police have arrested 15 people suspected of producing more than 55,000 counterfeit bottles of brands of fine alcohol.

Telecom fraud suspects returned to China from Indonesia

A total of 55 suspects involved in telecom and online fraud cases have been returned to China from Indonesia, China Ministry of Public Security said on Saturday.

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