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China, Chinese, and Japan: The Chinese missile frigate Yulin fires an anti-surface gun battery last month during exercises with Singapore's in the South China Sea. Some analysts fear China is elevating its presence in the sea so it can conceal its submarines. navy - ASIA China may be using sea to hide its submarines th d to nual n and certainly th nuclear-powered. It also that developed by the United States was easily th has at least three nuclear- United States and Russia. tracking their submarines U powered submarines ca- Its submarine program is in the open ocean. not to furth- the South China Sea." he te pable of launching ballis-a major part of that The South China Sea bounded by Vietnam, China, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines and Malaysia- according to a Pentagon is one of the world,s most So the Soviets created fied zones for their subs to operate as clone to theh push. tic missiles and is plan- Since submarines can heavily mined and forti ed ning to add five more, often avoid detection, they are less vulnerable to afirst-strike attack than United States as possible. One was in the White Sea report released last year, ト f a land-based intercontinen- important shipping lanes. China asserts it holds maritime rights to 80 In an April media brief- ing in Washington, a toptal ballistic missiles or U.S. Navy official said the nuclear bombers of northwest Rusia and, s the other was in the Sea of1 China's JL.2 submarine Okhotsk, north of Japan, <p>Chinese Military Tactics.</p>

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Crime, Drugs, and Police: <p><a href="http://integralreality.tumblr.com/post/10345385498">integralreality</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><strong>Kowloon Walled City</strong></p> <p>Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Originally a Chinese military fort, the Walled City became an enclave after the New Territories were leased to Britain in 1898.<br/><br/>Its population increased dramatically following the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong during World War II. From the 1950s to the 1970s, it was controlled by Triads and had high rates of prostitution, gambling, and drug use. In 1987, the Walled City contained <strong>33,000 residents within its 6.5-acre (0.03 km2; 0.01 sq mi) borders.</strong></p> <p><span>Beginning in the 1950s, Triad groups such as the 14K and Sun Yee On gained a stranglehold on the Walled City’s countless brothels, gambling parlors, and opium dens. The Walled City had become such a haven for criminals that police would venture into it only in large groups. It was not until 1973–74, when a series of more than 3,500 police raids resulted in over 2,500 arrests and over 4,000 pounds of seized drugs, that the Triads’ power began to wane. With public support, particularly from younger residents, the continued raids gradually eroded drug use and violent crime. In 1983, the police commander of the Kowloon City District declared the Walled City’s crime rate to be under control.<br/><br/>The City also underwent massive construction during the 1960s and 1970s. Eight municipal pipes provided water to the entire structure (although more could have come from wells). A few of the streets were illuminated by fluorescent lights, as sunlight rarely reached the lower levels. Although the rampant crime of earlier decades diminished in later years, the Walled City was still known for its high number of unlicensed doctors and dentists, who could operate there without threat of prosecution.</span></p> <p><span>In January 1987, the Hong Kong government announced plans to demolish the Walled City. After an arduous eviction process, demolition began in March 1993 and was completed in April 1994. Kowloon Walled City Park opened in December 1995 and occupies the area of the former Walled City.</span></p> </blockquote>

integralreality: Kowloon Walled City Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Orig...

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