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IPFS News Link • China

China orders 150,000 anti-riot officers -

• by Billie Thomson

Authority of Guangdong urged its troops to be in stand-by mode before Oct.1

It ordered its forces to ensure social security and guard China's 'southern gate'

Unrest in Hong Kong is a critical issue for Beijing ahead of huge celebrations 

The city has been rocked more than 100 days of pro-democracy street protests

A Chinese province which borders Hong Kong has ordered 150,000 police officers to step up their effort in anti-riot campaigns in a warning to anti-government protesters in the financial hub.

The police authority of Guangdong Province in southern China urged the land, naval and air forces across the region to conduct more drills to improve their combat capabilities ahead of the country's National Day on October 1.