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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Hundreds join anti-Thatcher 'party' in London's Trafalgar Square

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 09:54am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... from the hit musical The Wizard of Oz , Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead , has become a rallying cry for anti-Thatcher sentiment since her death and has shot up the singles charts this week. “I came ... or the disabled,” Holmwood told news agency AFP. Elsewhere on Saturday, some fans of Liverpool football club held up anti-Thatcher banners at a Premier League match reading “We’re gonna have a party” ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Protesters plan to turn their backs on Thatcher funeral

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 09:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London London police are bracing for protests at Margaret Thatcher’s funeral on Wednesday, with opponents vowing to pelt her coffin with eggs, coal or milk ... know the hypocrisy of a state-funded funeral for the person who influenced 30 years of cuts to state funding of welfare,” the protest’s Facebook page reads. “If taxpayers are funding her ...


    Live: funeral held for Margaret Thatcher in London

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 03:50pm by AFP

    ... polarising a figure to merit such a state-sponsored send-off. Protesters in the crowd turned their backs as the funeral cortege went by to complain at the damage wrought by her radical free-market ...


    Rebel MP Galloway offers Thatcher stinging send-off

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Controversial Respect Party MP tells parliament that there is no consensus for a national funeral Rebel George Galloway offers stinging send-off British MPs voted overwhelmingly to postpone Prime Minister's Questions so ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am

    ... to the cathedral are expected to be subject to protests, however, with some anti-Thatcher campaigners pledging to turn their backs on the cortege as it passes.   ATV case reaches Court of Appeal ATV's ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Tributes and protests at Thatcher funeral Britain says goodbye to its longest-serving prime minister of the 20th ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    June 4 museum: 800 sq ft and a plan to 'change society'

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... about a museum dedicated to the bloody crackdown on student protesters in Tiananmen Square. Squeezing a museum into such a tight space proved tough, Lam said, so organisers adopted a novel design to make maximum use of the floor area. Visitors enter the museum, on the fifth floor of the Austin Avenue building, through a maze, showing the timeline of the student protest ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TIANANMEN CRACKDOWN

    Owners threaten legal action over world's first June 4 museum

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Owners' corporation of TST tower will sue if advised that project breaches building rules Legal action threatened over June 4 museum Property owners of a commercial tower in Tsim Sha Tsui will seek legal advice on wheth ...

  8. News - China

    Twenty-five years after his death, Hu Yaobang still remembered as pragmatic reformist

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 08:15pm by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Twenty-five years after his death, Hu Yaobang is still remembered by many, even including some of his former foes, as one of the most popular Communist Party leaders for his pragmatic reform policies and humanistic, liberal- ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - JUNE 4

    Building's owners object to Tiananmen Square museum over fears of trouble

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:05am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Someone might protest here and affect our daily operations." Yeung, who is also secretary general of the Chiu Chau Plastic Manufacturers Association, feared controversy could not be avoided ... protests," he said. "They are only trying to give Beijing a helping hand in suppressing us." Lee, who is also Labour Party chairman, reiterated that they were confident they had ...

  10. News - China

    Hu Yaobang's pilgrims remember reform efforts in lead-up to Tiananmen tragedy

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:17am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... to a million people massed in protest in Tiananmen Square that spring. Then tanks arrived, and so did bullets. The military opened fire on June 4. Hundreds died. And China changed forever. Reformers ... Lu Keng. His comments about other leaders reportedly upset Deng Xiaoping and ultimately lead to Hu's downfall 1987: Forced to step down as party chief after student protests in December ...




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