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LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Schools in the Denver area are on heightened alert after authorities said a young woman who is “infatuated” with the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School made threats just days before the 20th anniversary of the attack that killed 13 people. Authorities are looking for Sol Pais, 18, who is thought […]
這篇文章 Heightened alert after threat locks down Columbine 最早出現於 The China Post。
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police on Wednesday released a detailed timeline of their response to the March 15 shootings that left 50 dead at two Christchurch mosques, confirming they arrested the suspected shooter 18 minutes after receiving the first emergency call. Commissioner Mike Bush released the following second-by-second timeline, saying the New […]
這篇文章 Timeline of police response to New Zealand mosque attacks 最早出現於 The China Post。
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a Southern California town’s decision on whether to keep flag graphic on police cars (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Laguna Beach is keeping the U.S. flag on its police cars after considering whether to tone down the red, white and blue design. The Laguna Beach City Council […]
這篇文章 The Latest: Flag design to stay on California police cars 最早出現於 The China Post。
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joc Pederson hit a two-run homer for the second straight game and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-1 on Tuesday night for their third win in a row. Pederson’s eighth homer of the season just made it over the wall in right field with two outs in the […]
這篇文章 Dodgers hit 37th homer to beat Reds 6-1, win 3rd in a row 最早出現於 The China Post。
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Alex Bregman hit a grand slam, Josh Reddick connected for a two-run homer against his former team, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 9-1 on Tuesday night for their majors-best 10th straight win. Bregman’s second career grand slam gave Collin McHugh (3-1) all the run support he needed on […]
這篇文章 Alex Bregman's grand slam highlights Astros slugfest 最早出現於 The China Post。
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty had two goals and two assists, Marc-Andre Fleury earned his 15th playoff shutout and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the San Jose Sharks 5-0 on Tuesday night for a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference series. Vegas can eliminate the Sharks from the postseason for the second consecutive […]
這篇文章 Fleury gets 15th playoff shutout, Vegas beats Sharks 5-0 最早出現於 The China Post。
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum had 33 points, Damian Lillard added 29 and the Portland Trail Blazers took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 114-94 victory on Tuesday night. Maurice Harkless added 14 points and nine rebounds for the third-seeded Blazers, who opened a playoff […]
這篇文章 Blazers go up 2-0 against the Thunder with 114-94 win 最早出現於 The China Post。
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — The Dixie School District board voted Tuesday night to change the name of the 150-year-old district after critics linked it to the Confederacy and slavery. Trustees voted 3-1, with one abstention, to change both the name of the San Francisco Bay Area district and the name of its elementary school […]
這篇文章 California school district eyes name tied to Confederacy 最早出現於 The China Post。
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Connor scored 6:02 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Tuesday night to tie their best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series at two games apiece. Mark Scheifele also scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for the Jets, who arrived in St. Louis down 2-0. […]
這篇文章 Connor scores in OT as Jets beat Blues 2-1 to even series 最早出現於 The China Post。
鴻海集團董事長郭台銘於4月15日出席台灣關係法40週年座談會時，表示台灣不應該跟美國買武器，應該拿錢去美國投資，換成高科技回來，國防靠美國是靠不住的。國防部於4月16日表示，對於郭台銘的說法不予評論。 TAIPEI (The China Post) – Taiwan Ministry of National Defense (MND) declined to comment on April 16 on Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou’s (郭台銘) remarks regarding U.S. arms sales to Taiwan. Gou said Taiwan shouldn’t spend money on buying weapons from the U.S. but invest in developing new technologies while attending the 40th anniversary of […]
這篇文章 郭台銘批台灣不該向美軍購 國防部：不評論 | Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou questions US-Taiwan arms sales 最早出現於 The China Post。
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — The co-owner of a North Dakota business where four people including her husband were slain says she and others don’t know why the suspect would target anyone at the company. Chad Isaak, 44, a chiropractor in Washburn, faces four felony counts of murder in the April 1 deaths of RJR Maintenance […]
這篇文章 Co-owner of business where 4 slain says she has no clue why 最早出現於 The China Post。
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong celebrity Andy Hui has apologized to his family and friends after reports about his apparent dalliance with an actress appeared in the media. Hui has been at the top of Hong Kong’s entertainment industry for decades and married Hong Kong pop star Sammi Cheng in 2013. The 51-year-old apologized […]
這篇文章 Andy Hui apologizes over apparent infidelity in Hong Kong 最早出現於 The China Post。
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up pressure on Cuba, the Trump administration will allow lawsuits against foreign companies doing business in properties seized from Americans after the island’s 1959 revolution, a senior administration official said. The move marks a change in more than two decades of U.S. policy on Cuba. President Donald Trump has been taking […]
這篇文章 US to allow lawsuits over properties seized by Castro's Cuba 最早出現於 The China Post。
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s elections pit Joko Widodo, the first Indonesian president from outside the Jakarta elite, against Prabowo Subianto, a former special forces general from the era of authoritarian rule under military dictator Suharto. Some facts and figures about Wednesday’s elections: ___ BY THE NUMBERS Nearly 193 million Indonesians are eligible to vote […]
這篇文章 Indonesians vote in vast democratic exercise 最早出現於 The China Post。
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — This spring’s massive flooding along the Missouri River unearthed bitter criticism of the federal agency that manages the river while devastating communities and causing more than billion in damage. The flooding and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ actions will be the focus of a U.S. Senate hearing in western Iowa […]
這篇文章 Hearing to focus on preventing more Missouri River flooding 最早出現於 The China Post。
A look at what’s happening around the majors Wednesday: DECKED! Michael Wacha and the Cardinals will try to figure out a way to finally get Christian Yelich out. The reigning NL MVP has eight homers against St. Louis already this season, including three on Monday and a three-run shot Tuesday. Yelich is the first player […]
這篇文章 LEADING OFF: Cards decked by Yelich, Snell hurts toe at home 最早出現於 The China Post。
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nolan Arenado homered for the third straight game — a two-run shot on his 28th birthday — and Jon Gray pitched seven strong innings for the Colorado Rockies, who beat the San Diego Padres 8-2 Tuesday night for a two-game sweep and their first three-game winning streak of the season. Gray […]
這篇文章 Arenado homers on 28th birthday, Rockies beat Padres 8-2 最早出現於 The China Post。
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Maps, renderings and charts paper the walls of a government conference room. They lay out in detail the plans for a rail line that could be Mexico’s biggest infrastructure project in a century. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has put the multibillion-dollar Mayan Train project on a fast track. He says […]
這篇文章 Mayan Train's fast track raising concerns in Mexico 最早出現於 The China Post。
NEW YORK (AP) — Godiva is looking beyond its iconic gold gift box of chocolates. The Belgium confectioner is rolling out 2,000 cafes over the next six years that will serve a complete menu of items like the croiffle, a croissant and waffle hybrid that’s stuffed with fillings like cheese or chocolate and pressed on […]
這篇文章 Godiva moves beyond chocolate to open 2,000 cafes 最早出現於 The China Post。
TAIPEI (The China Post) – Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) told media on April 16 that he would soon decide on whether joining the 2020 Presidential Election. Asked whether Gou or Kaohsiung Mayor Han would run for president, Taipei Mayor Ko said that Taiwan people should actually think about what is best for society instead […]
這篇文章 Taipei Mayor Ko responds to presidential bid fuss 最早出現於 The China Post。
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s presidential election Wednesday pits incumbent Joko Widodo against former special forces Gen. Prabowo Subianto in a repeat of the 2014 contest. Widodo, a furniture exporter and heavy metal fan who had a meteoric rise in Indonesian politics, chose a conservative Muslim cleric as his vice presidential candidate. Subianto’s running mate […]
這篇文章 Indonesia candidates: Metal fan, cleric, soldier, tycoon 最早出現於 The China Post。
國防部的國軍「心《讚》團隊」於 4月12 日透過臉書推出一支名為「全方位國軍，全方位守護」的文宣影片，影片中使用了國、閩、客、英語、排灣族語和柬埔寨語，強調國軍官兵來自各地，不分族群、不分性別，不論在空中、海上或水下，唯一的信念就是堅守國土主權和民主自由、發揮團隊合作的精神，要讓國人的安全獲得最好的保護。 TAIPEI (The China Post) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND) published a promotional video on Facebook on April 12 featuring many languages such as Mandarin, Taiwanese, Hakka, English, Paiwan language, and Cambodian. The national army is composed of citizens from around the country with different backgrounds, striving to guard the sovereignty […]
這篇文章 國軍最新六聲帶影片有亮點 主權國土堅守不退！ | MND video highlights various ethnic groups 最早出現於 The China Post。
DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray missed his first eight shots before a scorching fourth quarter in which he scored 21 of his 24 points, leading the Denver Nuggets past the San Antonio Spurs 114-105 on Tuesday night and knotting their playoff series at a game apiece. The Nuggets were in danger of losing a second […]
這篇文章 Nuggets erase 19-point deficit in 114-105 win over Spurs 最早出現於 The China Post。
CHICAGO (AP) — Yoan Moncada hit a pair of solo shots for his first multihomer game and Leury Garcia added a two-run drive to power the Chicago White Sox past the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Tuesday night. Yonder Alonso also homered and went 4 for 4 as the White Sox won for the fourth […]
這篇文章 Moncada, Garcia power White Sox past Royals 5-1 最早出現於 The China Post。
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich welcomed hard-throwing prospect Ryan Helsley to the big leagues with a three-run homer, his eighth against St. Louis this season, to help send the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-4 victory over the Cardinals on Tuesday night. Lorenzo Cain and Yasmani Grandal each homered in a five-run third against Jack Flaherty […]
這篇文章 Yelich's 3-run homer helps Brewers past Cardinals, 8-4 最早出現於 The China Post。
ATLANTA (AP) — Christian Walker homered leading off the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied against the shaky Atlanta bullpen for a 9-6 victory Tuesday night as the Braves squandered a massive, knee-buckling homer by Ronald Acuña Jr. and another strong start by Max Fried. Johan Camargo’s three-run double in the fifth put the […]
這篇文章 Walker homers leading off 9th, D-Backs beat Braves 9-6 最早出現於 The China Post。
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-out single in the seventh inning, delivering the go-ahead hit for the second straight game, as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday. Hernandez singled off Twins reliever Trevor Hildenberger in the top of the seventh to give Toronto a 6-4 lead. Hernandez had […]
這篇文章 Hernandez leads Blue Jays to 6-5 win over Twins 最早出現於 The China Post。
國防部於4月15日表示，中共空警500、轟6K、運8、蘇愷30及殲11等各型機多架，中午由中國大陸南部陸續出海，飛經巴士海峽朝東南航向西太平洋進行遠海長航訓練，除轟6K續向北經宮古水道飛返駐地外，餘共機循原航線飛返駐地。 TAIPEI (The China Post) – Several Chinese warplanes transited on April 15 in the Bashi Channel — a waterway between Y’Ami Island of the Philippines and Orchid Island of Taiwan, conducting long-distance flight training towards the west Pacific, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed in a statement. 國防部指出，中共藉由軍事行動及輿論戰遂行其「文攻武嚇」，企圖改變臺海現狀之事實，此舉無助於臺海和平，更影響區域穩定與安定。 In response, the Ministry of […]
這篇文章 又有共機擾台 國防部：全程監控請國人安心 | Chinese jet make incursions in southern of Taiwan 最早出現於 The China Post。
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Minor threw a three-hitter for his first career shutout while Joey Gallo and Asdrubal Cabrera hit drastically different two-run homers as the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-0 on Tuesday night. Minor (2-1) limited Los Angeles to three singles while throwing 103 pitches with seven strikeouts and two […]
這篇文章 Minor's 3-hitter is 1st career shutout, Rangers top Angels 最早出現於 The China Post。
TAIPEI (The China Post) – Taiwan Ministry of National Defense (MND) declined to comment on April 16 on Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou’s (郭台銘) remarks regarding U.S. arms sales to Taiwan. Gou said Taiwan shouldn’t spend money on buying weapons from the U.S. but invest in developing new technologies while attending the 40th anniversary of the […]
這篇文章 Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou questions US-Taiwan arms sales 最早出現於 The China Post。
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on Indonesia’s presidential and legislative elections (all times local): 8:30 a.m. President candidate Prabowo Subianto has voted in Indonesia’s presidential and legislative elections and says he confident of winning despite polls showing that he trails President Joko Widodo by up to 20 percentage points. After voting, Subianto, a former […]
這篇文章 The Latest: Ex-general vying for Indonesia president votes 最早出現於 The China Post。
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Glasnow allowed two runs over seven innings in winning his fourth consecutive start to begin the season, Avisail Garcia drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Tuesday night for their seventh victory in eight games. Glasnow (4-0) allowed hits to six […]
這篇文章 Glasnow wins 4th in a row, Rays beat Orioles 4-2 最早出現於 The China Post。
MIAMI (AP) — Jose Quintana gave up six hits in seven innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. Quintana (2-1) struck out seven and extended his scoreless innings streak to 14. The left-hander didn’t allow a runner to reach second until Austin Dean’s two-out double […]
這篇文章 Quintana goes 7 innings, Cubs beat Marlins 4-0 最早出現於 The China Post。
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery and J.T. Realmuto each had three hits and five RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies cruise to a 14-3 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night. Kingery and Maikel Franco hit three-run homers and Realmuto had a pair of two-run doubles in a 10-run first inning. Realmuto also went […]
這篇文章 Kingery, Realmuto pace Phillies in 14-3 win over Mets 最早出現於 The China Post。
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evan Longoria, Brandon Belt and Steven Duggar homered off fastballs from Stephen Strasburg, and the light-hitting San Francisco Giants powered their way to a 7-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. The Giants came in with a grand total of 10 homers through their first 17 games. The only major […]
這篇文章 Giants break out with 3 HRs off Strasburg in 7-3 win at Nats 最早出現於 The China Post。
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New York Islanders’ turnaround season is heading to the second round of the playoffs. Jordan Eberle scored for the fourth straight game, Robin Lehner stopped 32 shots and the Islanders finished off Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins with a clinical 3-1 win in Game 4 on Tuesday night to pull […]
這篇文章 Islanders finish off Penguins 3-1 for stunning playoff sweep 最早出現於 The China Post。
NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton struck out 12 in his first stab at baseball’s biggest rivalry, Red Sox ace Chris Sale found his fastball but not better results, and the New York Yankees three-hit Boston 8-0 on Tuesday night in the first game this season between the struggling AL East foes. Paxton (2-2) pitched […]
這篇文章 Yanks beat Red Sox 8-0 in matchup of struggling AL East foes 最早出現於 The China Post。
TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 37 points, Kyle Lowry bounced back from a scoreless playoff opener with 22 and the Toronto Raptors routed the Orlando Magic 111-82 on Tuesday night, evening their Eastern Conference first-round series at one win apiece. Pascal Siakam had 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors, who never trailed […]
這篇文章 Leonard scores 37, Lowry has 22 as Raptors rout Magic 111-82 最早出現於 The China Post。
TAIPEI (The China Post) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND) published a promotional video on Facebook on April 12 featuring many languages such as Mandarin, Taiwanese, Hakka, English, Paiwan language, and Cambodian. The national army is composed of citizens from around the country with different backgrounds, striving to guard the sovereignty and democracy of […]
這篇文章 MND video highlights various ethnic groups 最早出現於 The China Post。
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is predicting that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden will be the final two Democrats standing in the 2020 race against him. Looking ahead to his re-election campaign, Trump tweeted Tuesday that he believes “it will be Crazy Bernie Sanders vs. Sleepy Joe Biden as […]
這篇文章 Trump predicts Biden, Sanders will be 2020 Dem 'finalists' 最早出現於 The China Post。
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up on the wrong side of NHL history, getting swept in the first round of the playoffs after one of the best regular seasons ever. The Columbus Blue Jackets capped a stunning sweep of the Presidents Trophy winners with a 7-3 victory Tuesday night. Tampa Bay […]
這篇文章 Sweep! NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed by Columbus 最早出現於 The China Post。
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shohei Ohtani will not go on a rehab assignment before making his season debut with the Los Angeles Angels. General manager Billy Eppler said Tuesday that Ohtani will instead face pitchers in simulated games. The two-way player and last year’s AL Rookie of the Year, who will not pitch this season […]
這篇文章 Angels' Ohtani set to face live pitching instead of rehab 最早出現於 The China Post。
DETROIT (AP) — Starling Marte hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Jung Ho Kang also went deep for Pittsburgh, which blew a 3-0 lead but recovered to win when Marte hit a two-out drive off Shane Greene […]
這篇文章 Marte's homer in 10th inning lifts Pirates over Tigers 5-3 最早出現於 The China Post。
TAIPEI (The China Post) – Several Chinese warplanes transited on April 15 in the Bashi Channel — a waterway between Y’Ami Island of the Philippines and Orchid Island of Taiwan, conducting long-distance flight training towards the west Pacific, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed in a statement. In response, the Ministry of National Defense […]
這篇文章 Chinese jet make incursions in southern of Taiwan 最早出現於 The China Post。
NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton struck out 12 in his first stab at baseball’s biggest rivalry, Red Sox ace Chris Sale found his fastball but not better results, and the New York Yankees three-hit Boston 8-0 on Tuesday night in the first game this season between the struggling AL East foes. Paxton (2-2) pitched […]
這篇文章 Welcome to the rivalry: Paxton Ks 12, Yanks rout Red Sox 8-0 最早出現於 The China Post。
TAIPEI (CNA) – Taiwan’s public and private sectors and France’s de facto embassy in the country voiced heartfelt sadness and sympathy after a fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday evening (local time) destroyed the 850-year-old cathedral’s iconic spire and roof. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) tweeted that she was saddened to see the […]
這篇文章 Taiwan expresses sorrow as fire ravages Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris 最早出現於 The China Post。
PHOENIX (AP) — Detained asylum seekers who have shown they have a credible fear of returning to their country will no longer be able ask a judge to grant them bond. U.S. Attorney General William Barr decided Tuesday that asylum seekers who clear a “credible fear” interview and are facing deportation don’t have the right […]
這篇文章 Asylum seekers who show credible fear not eligible for bond 最早出現於 The China Post。
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s veto of a congressional resolution on U.S. involvement in war in Yemen: 8:40 p.m. President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. The veto is just the second in Trump’s presidency. It has been expected, […]
這篇文章 The Latest: Trump vetoes measure on US and Yemen war 最早出現於 The China Post。
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics are preparing for their Game 2 matchup with the Pacers aware their series-opening win was notable more for its ugliness more than the outcome. Meanwhile, the Rockets and Bucks are heading into their respective Game 2s with the Jazz and Pistons expecting more competitive games after dominating victories. Boston limited […]
這篇文章 Celtics, Rockets and Bucks eye 2-0 1st-round series leads 最早出現於 The China Post。
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday signed into law a major overhaul of state oil and gas rules, turning the focus away from encouraging production and directing regulators to make public safety and the environment their top priority. The law also gives local government significant new authority to restrict the location of […]
這篇文章 Colorado governor signs major overhaul of oil and gas rules 最早出現於 The China Post。
This post was originally published on this siteThe Trump administration will ramp up pressure against Cuba by allowing US nationals to file lawsuits against foreign companies doing business on the island. The major policy shift sets the stage for fresh economic disputes between the US and Europe. It also marks a new escalation in Washington’s […]
這篇文章 New US policy on seized property in Cuba threatens EU ties 最早出現於 The China Post。
Author: Suzanne Scoggins, Clark University
In late February, reports surfaced that police officers in Beijing have been appointed to top positions in grassroots Communist Party cells around the city. This move raises questions about China’s efforts to tighten control of residents and insert security personnel into the daily lives of ordinary people. It also provides insight into the reach of the state’s stability maintenance efforts and the increasingly politicised role of the police.
According to the Beijing Daily, the appointments began as a limited pilot in 2012 and authorities plan to expand the practice across the city by July 2019. There are reports of similar placements in Shanghai.
Incorporating the police into Party committees is certainly not new. The Chinese Communist Party explicitly authorised the practice in 2003 at the provincial, municipal and county levels. The changes have sometimes produced notable results — evidence from budget reports suggests that the practice has given public security chiefs at the provincial level greater power over financial allocations.
What does embedding police in grassroots Party cells actually mean for state control and policing on the ground? Police in Beijing’s Tongzhou district say the changes have made it easier to correct misunderstandings and resistance from residents who do not understand what falls under the purview of the police.
As the Ministry of Public Security requires that local police respond to all calls made to the emergency hotline regardless of content, a more informed public might mean fewer calls to police stations about missing dogs, lost cows, or even forgotten social media passwords. This could free up police time to attend to more important matters as well as alleviate tensions between residents and police by lowering the public’s expectations.
More generally, the practice also gives the state a much stronger foothold in the community. During the communist era, these ties were strong and fundamental to the success of crime control across the country. At the time, policing was grounded in the individual stations (paichusuo) and depended heavily on work units, neighbourhood committees and the household registration (hukou) system that restricted and monitored population movement.
With the reform era came big changes to local policing as cities grew and an increasingly mobile population became harder to control. Crime rates spiked as the old networks of social control lost their efficacy, putting significant strains on grassroots stations and officers.
The efforts to incorporate police officers into the local Party are thus best seen as a continuation of past efforts to embed the police in society. In many ways, it follows the same logic of the grid management system that divides cities into management zones and strategically places officers and small police kiosks to help local stations maximise the country’s small per capita police force.
Ultimately, the collective goal of these efforts is better social control through stability maintenance — a core priority under President Xi Jinping’s rule. While the state’s use of artificial intelligence and surveillance cameras have received the lion’s share of attention from the international press, the police appointments to Party cells are a reminder that Xi’s China is pursuing a much larger and comprehensive strategy to collect information and manage early threats.
But the appointments are also indicative of the growing political role of police in China. Just as officers in the early communist era were charged with rooting out counter-revolutionaries and waging political crime campaigns as agents of the ‘mass-line’, police in reform-era China have become increasingly politicised as the state pushes policies that promote stability maintenance. Since these duties must co-exist with everyday crime-fighting activities that are expected of police everywhere, they can impose a strain on frontline officers that are already struggling with heavy workloads.
Although police in democratic countries also engage in political tasks, particularly in the post-911 world, authoritarian states such as China are far more likely to incorporate political elements into core functions of policing. What makes the Chinese case interesting is that we observed a retreat from this role in the 1980s and early 1990s as the nation focused on economic growth and managing the social contradictions of the period.
Politicisation has been revived now that stability maintenance has assumed prominence. With more evidence like the embedding of officers in local Party cells cropping up every day, we should expect to see a continuation of this trend.
Suzanne E Scoggins is an assistant professor of political science at Clark University. She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled, Policing in the Shadow of Protest.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A crowdfunding campaign for three African American churches in Louisiana recently gutted by arson was climbing Tuesday after social media posts urging the public not to forget the plight of the small houses of worship as the eyes of the world were on the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. “As […]
這篇文章 Donations for burned black churches up after Notre Dame fire 最早出現於 The China Post。
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ecuador’s president is accusing Julian Assange of hosting numerous hackers at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London to give them directions on how to propagate information on topics important to the WikiLeaks founder and his financiers. President Lenin Moreno also said Tuesday in Washington that arrested Swedish programmer Ola Bini was one of […]
這篇文章 Moreno: Assange used to coordinate hackers from the embassy 最早出現於 The China Post。
This post was originally published on this siteSince its construction at the end of the 12th century, the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral has been a cherished monument of French cultural heritage. Many now fear that the massive fire that engulfed its structure on Monday will irreparably damage the beloved religious monument. A unique history Construction […]
這篇文章 Notre Dame Cathedral: A symbol of France 最早出現於 The China Post。
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on an alleged attempted toddler kidnapping (all times local): 4:15 p.m. An Australian man accused of attempting to kidnap a 2-year-old boy from a busy San Francisco street appeared in court on the charge. Roscoe Bradley Holyoake did not enter a plea during his appearance Tuesday. His public defender, […]
這篇文章 The Latest: Australian DJ charged with attempted kidnapping 最早出現於 The China Post。
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Good Samaritans stopped the attempted kidnapping of a 2-year-old boy by an Australian disc jockey from a busy San Francisco street, police said Tuesday. Police arrested Roscoe Bradley Holyoake, 34, of Perth, Australia, on Friday. Australia media reports Holyoake is a popular disc jockey. The toddler was holding his mother’s hand […]
這篇文章 Police: Good Samaritans thwart kidnaping in San Francisco 最早出現於 The China Post。
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — As an election supervisor and poll worker for more than 20 years, Robert Bailey routinely mailed in his ballot early, confident that voting problems elsewhere that he read about would have a slight chance of happening in his suburban Kansas City county. So when the 82-year-old Republican learned from an Associated […]
這篇文章 Ballots tossed over signatures mostly from same Kansas homes 最早出現於 The China Post。
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Voting is underway in Indonesia’s presidential and legislative elections after a campaign that that pitted the moderate incumbent against an ultra-nationalist former general. Polling booths opened at 7 a.m. Wednesday in easternmost provinces and voting begins in the capital Jakarta two hours later. Indonesia has three time zones. About 193 million […]
這篇文章 Voting underway in Indonesia presidential elections 最早出現於 The China Post。
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man accused of throwing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America said little Tuesday during his first court appearance but appeared lucid and followed the court’s directions. Emmanuel Aranda, 24, of Minneapolis, is charged with attempted premeditated first-degree murder in Friday’s attack. The child plunged almost […]
這篇文章 Suspect in attack on boy at Mall of America held on M bail 最早出現於 The China Post。
史丹佛大學演講-韓市長中文演說全文如下： Following is the speech that Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu gave at Stanford University on April 16: 我的高雄之路： My Way to Kaohsiung: 重塑台灣政黨政治和重視公僕在現代民主中的角色 Reshaping Party Politics in Taiwan and Respecting the Role of Public Servants in Modern Democracy 艾江山大使、各位女士、先生們，午安。 Good afternoon, Ambassador Eikenberry, ladies and gentlemen. 在我開始演講之前，首先我要對美國與中華民國之間長期的友誼表示感謝，因為美國政府及美國人民對我們的支持，讓我們彼此得以緊密合作和密切交流。 Before I begin my speech, I would like […]
這篇文章 韓國瑜於史丹佛大學發表演說 誓言重塑台灣政黨政治 | Kaohsiung Mayor Han vows to reshape Taiwan politics during speech at Harvard University 最早出現於 The China Post。
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