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  1. News - World

    Hundreds rally in Kiev in protest over 'stolen' Ukraine election

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 05:58pm

    ... Reuters in Kiev Hundreds of people rallied in central Kiev on Monday to protest against what the Ukrainian opposition says was vote-rigging by President Viktor Yanukovych’s ruling party in the October 28 parliamentary election. Crowds gathered outside the ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Xi Jinping warns of unrest if graft not tackled

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 11:45am

    ... over time, leading to seething public anger, civil unrest and government collapse – corruption has been an important factor in all this,” state newspapers quoted Xi as telling a study session ... If corruption is allowed to run wild in China then the ruling Communist Party risks major unrest and the collapse of its rule, state media on Monday quoted Vice President Xi Jinping ...

  3. Art crackdown creates a climate for unrest

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In spite of China's impressive economic reforms and liberalisation, the same measure of liberalisation has been sadly lacking with regards to civil liberties and artistic freedom. ... towards any hint of dissent and regarding civil rights. For years, internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei actively engaged in social commentary either explicitly or through his work, hoping ...

  4. Pay rises for disciplined services, civil servants clear Legco hurdle

    Posted Dec 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Legislators have approved funding of more than HK$800 million for pay rises to disciplined services officers and top civil servants, an issue that caused unrest among ... organisations is adjusted according to the annual civil service pay-adjustment exercise. Civil Service Bureau minister Denise Yue Chung-yee said the pay rises initiated by grade structure reviews were ...

  5. Anger swells over 'unequal' wage rises proposed in civil service plan

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee The Civil Service Bureau's pay rise plan for civil servants has triggered more unrest among workers who say it will not improve their lot. A social workers' union threatened to strike over unequal pay between government-subsidised groups and the civil service as almost 2,000 people protested yesterday calling for pay rises. The social workers' discontent ...

  6. Cadres vie for 7,000 city and provincial posts

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Jockeying for key government positions has kicked off around the mainland, at a time of growing public frustration with officials and continued unrest at the grass-roots level. ... been faced with public unrest this year and officials' misconduct was often to blame. In June, more than 50,000 people took to the streets in Shishou, Hubei, to protest about the death ...

  7. Anson Chan blasts 'lack of team spirit'

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... stranded amid the political unrest in Thailand as an example. She said the recently published draft code regulating the relationship between civil servants and politically appointed ... Ambrose Leung Problems in governance are inevitable because of a lack of team spirit and confusion about the relationship between political appointees and civil servants, former chief ...

  8. Officials tout 'red culture' to cure woes

    Posted Dec 27th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... to the party's orthodox 'red culture'. In a study session last week, Guangdong Communist Party boss Wang Yang said lessons drawn from the brutal civil war, which saw the defeat of Kuomintang ... to the two-volume non-fiction epic of the 1945-49 civil war written by Wang Shuzeng and published last year by the People's Literature Publishing House. 'The only way to garner public support ...

  9. A tradition of French rebellion

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... The present unrest is widely regarded as the worst since the student uprisings of 1968, which inspired a general strike that virtually paralysed the nation. But France, and Paris in particular, have ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Monk blames Myanmar's military for Rohingya unrest

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by SHAIKH AZIZUR RAHMAN

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman Prominent activist accuses army of using Rakhine conflict to stay in power, criticises other monks for protests against Muslim Rohingyas Monk blames military for unrest Buddhist monk Ashin Gambira, who was a top leader of the 2007 "saffron revolution" against Myanmar's junta regime, has blamed the military for the ongoing ethnic unrest ...




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