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  1. Villagers hurt in clash with police

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to arrest protest leaders. Work on the power lines has been suspended. Dongzhou was the focus of a violent protest in 2005, when hundreds of villagers rioted over the construction of the power ... a rising political star and has been tipped for promotion at the 17th Communist Party Congress. A police officer in Dongzhou yesterday declined to comment on Friday's protest. Attempts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/605723/villagers-hurt-clash-police
  2. Unharmonious society

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Recent land disputes that have resulted in violence: Dongzhou village in Shanwei, Guangdong Police shoot dead at least three villagers on December 6, 2005 as villagers protest ... secretary He Feng to life in prison for their role in the crackdown. Villagers continue their protests as local officials refuse to return their land. Sanshan village, Foshan, Guangdong On January ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586248/unharmonious-society
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Kunming residents sceptical after 'chemical plant still at planning stage'

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing, He Huifeng

    ... with residents planning a large protest next week. An unnamed official in Yunnan's provincial capital told Xinhua that the government was still deliberating on the project, which involves ... the public remained wary and were rallying others to join a May 16 protest. "There is very little public confidence in the government," she said. "They are just trying to disorganise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1232587/kunming-residents-sceptical-after-chemical-plant-still-planning-stage
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials vow to stop rally over Kunming chemical plant

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com The rapid release of information on the project removes the need for a protest, police chief says Officials vow to stop rally over chemical plants The authorities in Yunnan's provincial capital, Kunming, have attempted to thwart a big rally planned for Thursday to protest against a petrochemical refinery and a related paraxylene (PX) plant in nearby Anning, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1237131/officials-vow-stop-rally-over-kunming-petrochemical-plant
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Kunming to release environment report after protests over petrochemical plant

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... been subject to mass protests, state media said on Monday, as it hopes to head off further unrest ahead of a trade fair. An increasingly affluent urban population has begun to object to China’s policy of growth at all costs, which has fuelled the economy for three decades, with the environment emerging as a focus of concern and protests. There have already been two large protests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1252276/kunming-refinery-report-be-made-public
  6. City scraps waste pipeline after thousands protest

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam Fiona.tam@scmp.com A city in eastern China scrapped an industrial waste pipeline after tens of thousands of anti-pollution protesters ransacked the local government headquarters, clashed with riot police and tore off the shirt of a Communist Party boss. Computers were smashed, police cars overturned and police officers beaten up. Bloodied protesters were seen leaving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008010/city-scraps-waste-pipeline-after-thousands-protest
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Happy Valley residents protest rollout of artificial grass plan

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... is planning a protest with residents. "Filling the area with asphalt and plastic carpet is a very bad move." The Home Affairs Bureau decided in 2010 to triple the number of top-quality ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1195682/bid-stop-rollout-artificial-grass-plan
  8. China Coal expands into power generation

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... chemicals production and coal mining equipment manufacturing,' said Zhou Dongzhou, China Coal's company secretary. The joint venture will buy the 1,200-megawatt Shentou coal-fired project, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983752/china-coal-expands-power-generation
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Visitors urged to tread lightly in newly famous Lung Mei beach

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Green groups urge public to tread lightly as crowds flock to coast's sealife attractions For Lung Mei beach, fame bringsa new disturbance The controversy over a stretch of coastline near Tai Po destined to become a man- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1075171/visitors-urged-tread-lightly-newly-famous-lung-mei-beach
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar protesters defy orders to end mine rally

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 03:40pm by Associated Press in Monywa

    ... until the project is halted. The protesters, who have set up six camps at the site, say the Letpadaung mine near the town of Monywa is causing environmental, social and health problems. The protest is the latest example of increased activism by citizens since an elected government took over last year following almost five decades of repressive military rule. State television ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1093036/myanmar-protesters-defy-orders-end-mine-rally

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