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  1. News - China - MACAU

    Macau casino workers join protests for higher wages as labour unrest sweeps territory

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:44pm by Bloomberg

    ... of employees to fight for better wages and working conditions. She has led workers into the streets seven times this year in the most widespread labour unrest yet at Macau's casinos. The protests ... fast-food workers to hit restaurants with civil disobedience campaign McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants in the United States are expected to be targeted with acts ...

  2. News - World - TURKEY

    Lifting of Turkey's 90-year ban on Islamic veils in civil service sparks fears of unrest

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Turkish leader's removal of 90-year-old rule prohibiting Islamic women's headscarves in civil service jobs sparks fear of further unrest Lifting of veil ban threatens to inflame secular passions A Turkish government decree to end a 90-year-old ban on wearing Islamic headscarves and veils in civil service jobs is threatening to rekindle the secular ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Police come under ‘heavy gunfire’ as racial unrest continues in Ferguson

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 06:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ferguson US Attorney General Eric Holder to visit violence-wracked town of Ferguson as 31 arrested in latest night of racial unrest Police came under “heavy gunfire” and 31 ... of using excessive force against blacks, and President Barack Obama and civil rights leaders have appealed for calm while a federal investigation proceeds. Brown was shot by policeman Darren ...

  4. News - China - CIVIL UNREST

    Yunnan villagers flee attack by tunnel's construction workers

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Villagers flee attack by construction workers Around 100 construction workers ransacked a Zhuang ethnic minority village in Yunnan last week, forcing hundreds of villagers to hide deep in the mountains, state media report ...

  5. Tsang's civil unrest

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Leung Chin-man case highlights problems with the government's procedure for approving post-service employment, writes Daniel Sin Hong Kong prides itself on its civil service, ... the government's system for safeguarding against conflict of interest in post-retirement employment. Mr Leung joined the civil service in 1966, and became an administrative officer in 1976. During his ...

  6. News - World - UKRAINE

    France, Germany warn Russia of 'consequences' if it backs unrest in Ukraine

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:27am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mariupol Threat of more sanctions if Russia backs unrest before Ukraine votes Paris, Berlin warn Moscow on poll France and Germany yesterday warned Russia of "consequences" if Moscow continued to sow unrest ahead of Ukraine's presidential election this month, on the eve of sovereignty referendums the West fears will split the country. French President ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine steelworkers mobilise against pro-Moscow rebels threatening more unrest

    Posted May 17th 2014, 03:01pm by Associated Press in Mariupol

    ... government in Kiev. The latter could precipitate civil conflict. Government forces have in recent weeks achieved only limited results in quashing the self-styled Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s ... that militia units and defence brigades have already been created, although she provided few specifics. At the heart of the unrest in eastern Ukraine, however, it is the pro-Russia insurgents ...

  8. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Philippines orders evacuation as Mayon volcano threatens to erupt

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 01:17pm

    ... The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the alert level to “critical” for Mount Mayon in eastern Albay province late on Monday after recording an escalation of unrest over a 15-hour ... radius, already designated as a “permanent danger zone,” will be forcibly evacuated immediately, regional civil defence director Bernardo Alejandro said. The volcanalogy agency raised the danger ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN fears over Myanmar civilians in fresh Kachin unrest

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:19pm by undefined

    ... days”. Bloodshed in Kachin – along with religious unrest elsewhere in the country – has overshadowed widely-praised political changes as Myanmar emerges from decades of military rule. President Thein Sein’s reformist government has reached tentative peace deals with most major ethnic minority rebel groups in the country, which has been racked by civil wars since independence from ...




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