Orders Highest Alert for Olympics Chinese officials have thrown an almost smothering
blanket of security across this capital of 17 million in preparation
for the start of the Olympic Games on Friday. Above all else, Chinese
leaders say, these Olympics will be “safe.”
International Transport Hub Censors Political Websites While establishment media outlets in the UK
spent most of last week reporting on China's censorship of political
websites in anticipation of the Olympic games, they ignored the fact
that London's St. Pancras International, one of the biggest transport
hubs in the west, has already implemented stringent filters that block
users of their wi-fi service from accessing even mildly political websites.
jumps above 126 dollars Oil prices rose above 126 dollars in Asian trade
Monday over fresh worries about Iran's disputed nuclear programme and
a new storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, dealers said.
Is Washington Intent on Sabotaging the Beijing Olympics? In the weeks leading up to the Beijing Olympics,
an atmosphere of fear and insecurity is unfolding. China has not only
been targeted for its human rights violations, a China based Islamic
terrorist organization has announced that it is planning to "create
havoc" at the outset of the Olympics.