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  1. Protesters' ship stopped on its way to Diaoyu Islands for second time in two days

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung A local ship full of activists heading for the Diaoyu Islands in an effort to declare Chinese sovereignty over them has been stopped by the Marine Department and police for the second time in two days. The incidents on Saturday and yesterday were the first time Hong Kong authorities have blocked protest trips by the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands ...

  2. Taiwanese activists set off on Diaoyu protest voyage

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei A group of Taiwanese activists last night set sail for the disputed Diaoyu Islands to conduct a protest against the Japanese prime minister's latest visit ... nautical miles off the island in line with regulations, or the crew would be driven back or fined. Mr Huang described the regulations as 'absurd' and said Taiwanese people had the right ...

  3. Activists close to securing funds for voyage to the Diaoyus

    Posted May 16th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Hong Kong activists say they are close to raising the cash required to fund an expedition to the Diaoyu Islands, aimed at demonstrating Chinese sovereignty over the disputed territory. Or Wah, of the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands, said the group had almost raised the $1.2 million to $1.3 million required to buy a vessel and finance the voyage, ...

  4. HK activists blocked from sailing

    Posted Sep 14th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong Seven Hong Kong activists were barred from sailing from Taiwan to the Diaoyu Islands yesterday, but vowed they would try again to reach the isles claimed by Beijing, Taipei and Tokyo. The Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands activists were denied permission to sail because they lacked approval from Taiwan's coastguard. The trip was planned to protest ...

  5. Caribou Island

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tessa Chan Caribou Island by David Vann Penguin HK$117 A 13-year-old boy is asked by his depressed, desperate father to spend a year homesteading with him in a remote cabin in Alaska. Soon ... of a Suicide and this latest one, Caribou Island. Rather than a mere backdrop, the bleak Alaskan landscape is one of the protagonists of Caribou Island. The icy presence of the weather is constantly ...

  6. Tourist island offers a deadly souvenir

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Denpasar, Indonesia Prostitutes on the tourist island of Bali say they are being unjustly blamed for the spread of Aids into the mainstream community, after a recent ... NGO Yayasan Kerti Praja (YKP)- some 673, or 1.2 per cent, of the pregnant women on the island last year were carrying the virus, and 380 infants were born infected. The National AIDS ...

  7. 10,000 object to proposed MTR route across island's south

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam More than 10,000 signatures opposing the MTR South Island Line's route had been submitted to the government when a two-month objection period on the link ended on Tuesday. The grievances will have to be considered before the project can move on to the next stage. A group of Southern District residents collected 4,000 signatures during a two-day street campaign that called ...

  8. Fears for Rohingya boatpeople detained on Indonesian island

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... attempting to escape from the Indonesian Navy base where they are being held. Munawar Liza Zein, mayor of Sabang Island where the group is being held, said he had regular access to the men, some of whom were struggling to cope after their ordeal. They were rescued on January 7 after being shipwrecked on nearby Rondo Island, having been cast adrift in a powerless boat by the Thai military ...

  9. Photos show army on refugee island

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Post show a Thai army colonel processing Rohingya refugees on Koh Sai Daeng - the island used to secretly hold migrants before abandoning them to their deaths on the high seas. The photos were ... and Nicobar Islands told authorities there of starvation, brutality and summary executions. The photos confirm the involvement of Colonel Manat Khongpan. He previously denied that the army ...

  10. Chemical plant plan enrages islanders

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joey Liu Riots broke out over the weekend on Dongshan island off Fujian as thousands of fishermen protested against government plans to relocate a controversial chemical plant from ... the main road linking the island to the mainland. Several protesters said they had seen a young man in his 20s severely beaten and others injured. They claimed dozens had been taken away. ...




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