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CHINESE TECH COMPANY OFFERS AIRPORTS SCANNER THAT COULD RESOLVE LANDSIDE SECURITY HEADACHES

A BEIJING-based security company has launched a new minimum impact scanner that could potentially be used by airports to protect landside architecture, without installing checkpoints that could restrict passenger flow. NUCTECH has released a TH1800 terahertz imaging system that can scan passengers for concealed weapons and explosives at a range of up to three metres.…

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NEW BREXIT WITHDRAWAL DEAL COULD RESTRICT AVAILABLE FUNDING FOR UK AIRPORT EXPANSION AND NEW BUILD

THE DRAFT UK/European Union withdrawal agreement released yesterday (Wednesday, November 14) would commit the UK to largely following the EU’s state aid regime, which controls how subsidies can be paid for major investments, such as in airports. It also controls how much money public authorities can pay to help fund airport operations.…

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ICAO AND EUROCONTROL PLOT DEVELOPMENT OF GLOBAL SEARCH AND RESCUE DATABASE FOR PLANES MISSING IN INTERNATIONAL AIRSPACE

THE INTERNATIONAL Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) is working with European ATC organisation Eurocontrol to design a globally accessible repository of urgent messages and related situational data showing emergency services the location of a plane at risk of crashing. This system would, if the project is successful, come on line as a prototype by February 2020, and be operational by the January 2021 enforcement of a second tranche of air navigation reporting requirements, designed to prevent a recurrence of tragedies such as the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370.…

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION IMPOSES RESTRICTIONS ON TOXIC CHEMICALS USED IN CLOTHING AND TEXTILES

THE EUROPEAN Commission has released a European Union (EU) regulation that will block the use of 34 chemicals in clothing, textiles used to make apparel, accessories, and some other products (such as sheets) that are regularly touched by consumers, as well as footwear, if these substances are present in concentrations over certain set limits.…

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DEMAND FOR ANTI-FRAUD SURVEILLANCE GROWS, WITH NEW TECH FUELLING CONTRACTS

With different forms of fraud skyrocketing, demand for surveillance is not only growing but becoming more diverse, with companies offering services ranging from old-fashioned stakeouts to high-tech detection. A Market Guide for Online Fraud Detection, released in January (2018) by research and advisory firm Gartner Inc, forecasts that the fraud detection and prevention marketplace is expected to grow significantly by 2022.…

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RETALIATORY DUTIES ON USA MEAT EXPORTS CHALLENGED AT WTO

THE WORLD Trade Organisation (WTO) Disputes Settlement Body (DSB) has agreed to establish disputes settlement panels to rule on whether retaliatory duties imposed by Canada, China, and Mexico on US meat exports, imposed in response to America’s controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, break WTO rules.…

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OIL DEAL IN GRAFT COURT BATTLE COULD COST NIGERIA USD6 BILLION, PROSECUTORS CLAIM

A 2011 oil deal at the centre of a huge corporate fraud and corruption trial currently underway in a Milan court would see Nigeria lose nearly USD6 billion if it is not overturned, according to a report from Global Witness. Quoting claims made in the case, ‘Take the Future’ alleges that Italy’s partly state-owned Eni and Anglo-Dutch Shell knew that much of the USD1.1 billion they paid for a license to explore OPL 245 (oil prospecting licence) an offshore oil field in the Niger delta, ended up in the pockets government officials and did not end up in Nigerian state coffers, according to emails uncovered during the investigation.…

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ECHA COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS BAN ON BIOCIDE SILVER PRODUCTS

THE BIOCIDAL products committee of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has said it will not approve for use across the European Union (EU) three silver-based biocides which could be used in textiles finishing. These include silver zeolite, silver copper zeolite and silver sodium hydrogen zirconium phosphate – all potentially incorporated in treated textiles, tissues and masks with disinfecting properties.…

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MEPS SLAM CASH FOR PASSPORT SCHEMES IN TAX CRIMES REPORT

Centre right members of the European Parliament’s special committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance (TAX3) have hit out at the 18 EU member states, that offer citizenship or residence in exchange for investments. The MEPs, members of the European People’s Party (EPP), spoke out November 14 as the committee handed down a draft report*, with findings and recommendations, including phasing out such rights.…

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DRAFT EU/UK BREXIT DEAL INDICATES HOW LONDON AND BRUSSELS WANT TO CONTINUE ANTI-FRAUD COOPERATION

 

THE DRAFT Brexit agreement that has caused political controversy in the UK, but which the European Union (EU) insists is its final offer, would – if approved – see the immediate retention of much existing cooperation between Britain and the remaining EU.…

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