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ESPIONAGE

Beijing's Ministry of State Security said China should create a system that makes it 'normal' for regular people to participate in counter-espionage.
WORLD
Aug 3, 2023
U.S. raises concerns over China's counter-espionage push
Washington worries that foreign companies in China could be punished for regular business activities.
An American F-15 jet takes off from Anderson Air Force Base in Guam earlier this year. The U.S. is hunting for malicious computer code it believes China has hidden deep inside the networks controlling power grids, communications systems and water supplies that feed military bases in the United States and around the world.
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 30, 2023
U.S. hunts Chinese malware amid military disruption fears
The U.S. believes the malware could give China the power to disrupt or slow military deployments or resupply operations.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 21, 2023
China briefs trade partners on new anti-espionage law
The law, which took effect this month, bans the transfer of any information related to national security and interests, without defining those terms.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 11, 2023
North Korea warns U.S. over alleged spy plane incursions
The sister of North Korea's leader accused the U.S. of “illegally” sending spy planes into its exclusive economic zone, just a day after the country warned such flights could be shot down.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 10, 2023
North Korea threatens to shoot down U.S. spy planes
A spokesman for North Korea’s Defense Ministry said the U.S. was engaging in 'the most undisguised nuclear blackmail” by planning to bring a nuclear-armed submarine to the Korean Peninsula.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 3, 2023
U.S. Treasury chief Yellen to visit China in bid to 'responsibly manage' ties
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will use the four-day visit from Thursday to stress the importance of communicating “directly about areas of concern.”
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 1, 2023
Concern for Japanese firms as China's revised anti-spying law takes effect
The amended law makes it possible for authorities to crack down on stealing and disseminating 'documents, data, materials and items related to national security and interests.'
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 30, 2023
Suspected Chinese balloon did not collect or send information, Pentagon claims
A preliminary analysis of the balloon by U.S. authorities showed that it included a combination of U.S.-made off-the-shelf equipment as well as sophisticated Chinese gear.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 23, 2023
Japanese public institutes have relaxed attitude about data protection, expert says
The warning comes a week after the arrest by Tokyo police of a Chinese researcher for an alleged data leak.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 16, 2023
U.S. airman who leaked files is indicted on charges of mishandling secrets
Jack Teixeira’s disclosures have bared rifts between the United States and its allies and given Russia information about intelligence-gathering methods.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 16, 2023
China’s spying in Cuba picks up where the Soviet Union left off
Beijing’s reported efforts at surveillance from Cuba are reminiscent of Lourdes, a Soviet-built listening post just south of Havana.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 15, 2023
North Korea fires two missiles into Japan EEZ off Ishikawa
The launches were the nuclear-armed country's first since it ramped up tensions last month with a failed satellite launch.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 14, 2023
How Trump’s indictment compares to other Espionage Act cases
The former president's defenders are right that his federal indictment is unusual, but his behavior helps distinguish it from most of the precedents.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 13, 2023
Trump didn’t do enough to counter Chinese spying, Blinken says
Trump’s administration didn’t do enough after discovering that Beiijng had been operating a spy facility in Cuba since 2019, the top U.S. diplomat said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 12, 2023
Japan extends order to destroy North Korea rocket or debris
The Defense Ministry said the order would remain in place “for the time being,” after Pyongyang said it would conduct a second launch as soon as possible.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 11, 2023
South Korea police arrest dozens for corporate spying after probe: Yonhap
Most of the South Korean industrial espionage cases only involved domestic companies, although eight were related to the leak of technology secrets to China or other countries.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 7, 2023
New U.S. spy satellites to track Chinese and Russian threats in orbit
The U.S. Space Force is set to launch a constellation of satellites this summer to track Chinese or Russian space vehicles that can potentially disable or damage orbiting objects.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 6, 2023
Robert Hanssen, FBI agent exposed as spy for Moscow, dies at 79
Hanssen was sentenced to life in prison in 2002, bringing to a close one of the most lurid and damaging espionage cases in American history.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 4, 2023
World's spy chiefs meet in secret conclave in Singapore
Such meetings are organized by the Singapore government and have been discreetly held at a separate venue alongside the security summit for several years, sources said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 1, 2023
Chinese agent or private eye? Ex-New York policeman's 'Fox Hunt' trial kicks off
The case is the first of several involving alleged Fox Hunt schemes to reach trial in the United States, as officials crack down on what they term 'transnational repression.'

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