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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, October 17, 2014

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:55am by LETTERS

    ... concerning use of tear gas In the interests of transparency and open government the secretary for security must publish the rules governing the use of pepper spray and tear gas by the Hong Kong ... protested against a planned waste incinerator in Guangdong province. The proposal was to construct the plant in the town of Luoyang. Several thousand protesters took to the streets and there were ...

  2. CLP eyes gas-fired plant in Australia

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... station is so exciting.' Victoria has suffered from intermittent power shortages in recent years and it is generally accepted that gas-fired plants are cheaper to construct and cleaner than ... Nick Gentle CLP Holdings yesterday announced it would spend A$1 million (HK$5.82 million) on a feasibility study for a 500-megawatt gas-fired power station to expand its operations ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    From students to company bosses, Hongkongers show support for Occupy Central

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Phila Siu, Joyce Ng, TIMMY SUNG, TONY CHEUNG AND CHRIS LAU

    ... Phila Siu, Joyce Ng, Timmy Sung, Tony Cheung and Chris Lau Workers- and even some bosses- say strikes and protests must continue because police use of tear gas on students went a step too ... movement and protest against the police force's use of tear gas during Sunday's demonstrations. Secondary school and university students also boycotted classes and either joined ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Police adopt softly-softly approach after tear gas fails to move protesters

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Gary Cheung, Clifford Lo, Samuel Chan and Ernest Kao

    ... softly-softly approach after tear gas Police deployed a team of 10 negotiators in a softly-softly approach to dispersing pro-democracy protesters, after heavy use of pepper spray and the firing of 87 rounds of tear gas failed to break up the demonstrations. Officers armed with batons and shields unleashed the stinging gas in Admiralty and Central on Sunday night and early yesterday morning, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Police officer expresses surprise at use of tear gas against protesters

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Timmy Sung and Alan Yu

    ... Timmy Sung and Alan Yu Officer expresses surprise that tear gas was fired at protesters A policeman on duty at government headquarters in Admiralty on Sunday said he was "a bit surprised" when tear gas was fired, but he dismissed any suggestion that the force had abused its power. Asked if he thought the use of tear gas was necessary, the officer, who spoke on condition ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hong Kong police 'more tolerant than those in US or Europe', says CY Leung

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:44am by Bryan Harris

    ... vendor who was struck and killed by a police officer in London while he was walking home during the 2009 G20 protests. On Saturday, riot police and tear gas were deployed on the streets of Keene, ... Kong's student demonstrators, on the other hand, have remained almost entirely peaceful throughout the course of their occupation. The images of Hong Kong police launching tear gas onto ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    We only started protesting after police fired tear gas, some say

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by Jennifer Ngo and Ernest Kao

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Ernest Kao Use of tear gas led many to join protest Roy Ho, 31, had not planned to join the protest. He was eating dinner in Tin Shui Wai when he saw the scenes from Central on television- police firing tear gas at peaceful, unarmed students. "I knew after watching the news that I had to come out and support the students this time," Ho said, as he ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Shock, then anger, at police decision to use tear gas

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Clifford Lo, SAMUEL CHAN, Amy Nip, CHRIS LAU, Phila Siu

    ... then anger, at police tactics The decision by police to fire tear gas on the streets of Admiralty shocked protesters and was condemned by Human Rights Monitor as "unprecedented". Officers used the tear gas after thousands of protesters stormed onto Harcourt Road outside the Tamar government headquarters and caused gridlock. The demonstrators scattered but quickly regrouped ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Police fire tear gas and baton charge thousands of Occupy Central protesters

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 07:05pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Union leaders call for strikes as police defend hard-line response and Benny Tai admits protest movement's leaders are not in control Tear gas fired as thousands join Occupy The streets of Central and Admiralty descended into chaos last night after police in riot gear fired tear gas at protesters as the Occupy Central campaign, a movement that promised ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Police fire tear gas as Occupy Central spreads and ranks of protesters swell

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 02:05pm

    ... Staff reporters Organisers say size of protests show depth of feeling in city over electoral reform Police fired tear gas to disperse swelling crowds as protesters attempted to break police lines to reach Occupy Central's main protest site at Tamar Park. Officers fired at least two round of tear gas on Harcourt Road after intermittent attempts to move crowds away from ...




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