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  1. Protesters win 170pc pay rise

    Posted Oct 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Shenzhen workers who paralysed traffic for four hours with a protest two days ago have won a 170 per cent pay rise. The employees of Computime- a Hong Kong joint venture- were back at work yesterday after successful negotiations. About 3,000 workers protested outside the Computime factory on Wednesday, claiming they had been cruelly exploited ...

  2. Commercial Radio to cover July 1 protest live in park

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Commercial Radio will set up a temporary studio in Victoria Park for a live broadcast of the July 1 protest. Five commentators will report from the scene and interview celebrities taking part in the march, programme adviser Leung Man-tao said yesterday. 'We do not have a political affiliation, nor a position on the march. But we do have some basic values,' ...

  3. Use of force at protest justified: police chief

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... covering Friday's protest at Central Government Offices, as he promised a review of police actions at the confrontation. But the Hong Kong Journalists' Association said police should have ... will convene a special meeting on Thursday to probe the police operation, in which six protesters, a journalist and five police officers were hurt. The government's administration wing, the police ...

  4. Poultry owners protest outside Central Government Offices

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... CARYN YAP Updated at 1.55pm: About 300 poultry traders staged a protest outside the Central Government Offices on Wednesday to demand a quick resumption of live chicken imports from the mainland, local television reported. Some protesters- including elderly traders- tried to scale the gates of the offices in an attempt to talk to Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa. The group demanded Mr ...

  5. Protesting children bought off with gifts

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan About 25 children held a protest against welfare cuts outside the Social Welfare Department headquarters in Wan Chai yesterday, but seemed confused about their mission. The young protesters were chanting slogans such as 'Senior officials know nothing about the community's difficulties and ignore children's welfare', but became jubilant when ...

  6. KMB workers call off protest over pay

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Kowloon Motor Bus workers have called off a sit-in protest planned for today after a 6?-hour meeting at which the company agreed to their demand to lift a salary freeze. The firm ... of the salary increment reinstated this year. Hung Hang-yiu, a bus driver and director of the union's KMB branch, said the protest- and threats of industrial action- were cancelled as the company ...

  7. New York visit divided by noisy protests

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plea for cross-strait reunification, more than 600 Taiwanese independence, Tibetan independence and Falun Gong activists held a noisy protest outside the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in sub-zero ... practised their meditation. Liang Guanjun, head of the US Overseas Chinese Alliance, a pro-China group that played host to the premier at the Waldorf, described the protesters outside ...

  8. Police brace for protests in the heart of Central

    Posted Jul 06th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Police are bracing for the logistical and security challenge of dealing with nearly 60,000 protesters in the heart of Central, when opponents and supporters of the government converge ... to 50,000. The group, which organised the 500,000-strong protest on July 1, said it readjusted the number after taking into account growing public discontent. It said it would go ahead with the rally ...

  9. 3,000 teachers stage protest march

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They say 280 educators lost their jobs because of class cuts More than 3,000 teachers marched from Chater Garden to the Central Government Offices yesterday to protest against a cut ... said the union would gather around 4,000 teachers to start a sit-in protest at the Central Government Offices on July 20. 'If the government fails to fulfil its responsibility in finding ...

  10. Gutsy Women railing against gropers

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Members of a women's group demonstrated on trains and bus stations yesterday to protest against what they say is a reluctance to address the problem of indecent assaults ... Lam Ying-hing said. She said that so far, only the MTR Corporation had agreed to carry the posters, but only near help desks and not inside trains. The protesters hung posters on their bodies ...




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