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  1. Attacking Japan in cyberspace

    Posted Jul 27th 2006, 12:00am by Eanna O'Brogain

    ... their stone-throwing and shouting skills. Demonstrators in Guangdong province's Dongzhou village did not enjoy the same leniency when they protested against the seizure of their land in December. Up to 10 of them were killed by police. The difference is that the Dongzhou protest was seen as a challenge to the authorities. In contrast, a protest against Japan serves the interests of Chinese ...

  2. The seeds of rural discontent

    Posted Feb 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... incidents of public protest have resulted in tragedy, suggesting many local officials are blatantly disregarding the plight of the rural poor. In December, several hundred peasants of Dongzhou village in Guangdong province, who were protesting against land seizures for a power-plant project were shot at. Three people were killed. In a similar incident last month, near Sanjiao town, ...

  3. News - China

    Kunming mayor stays true to his promise and opens microblog account

    Posted May 17th 2013, 10:47am by Patrick Boehler

    ... capital. Li had promised to open the account on Thursday, when he met with hundreds of protesters on Kunming's streets. The angry crowd had ignored official intimidation to voice ... in the making. Protesters were concerned about the environmental impact of the gas refinery, which was given the go-ahead in March, particularly over its emissions of carcinogenic paraxylene- a ...

  4. Looking beyond Mao's legacy

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of serious, violent mass protests, mostly in reaction to oppression by powerholders. Thus, in Dongzhou, Guangdong province, authorities opened fire into a crowd of protesting villagers in December, ... the top 10 per cent own more than 40 per cent of total assets. Furthermore, protests and demonstrations are multiplying, with the government reporting 87,000 incidents of internal unrest last year ...

  5. News - China

    Several arrests as Kunming protest over petrochemical plant ends

    Posted May 16th 2013, 11:59am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Hundreds gathered outside government offices on Thursday morning to protest against plans for a petrochemical plant, in the second major public display against the project. ... protesters left their contact details with the mayor's staff.  Updated 5.22pm: He says several friends could not attend the rally today, because they were instructed by their community ...

  6. News - China

    Street protest after Anhui police bust pyramid scheme

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 05:16pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Hundreds people involved in a pyramid scheme in Anhui blocked a road in Hefei, the provincial capital, to protest against a police crackdown on the scheme's operators, ... Metropolis Daily reported. Eventually the authorities persuaded the protesters to disperse peacefully. The raid by the Hefei police unit tasked with fighting pyramid schemes that sparked the protest ...

  7. Business - China Business - CIVIL UNREST

    Anti-Japanese protests hurting businesses

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 03:25am by Celine Sun, Bloomberg

    ... Celine Sun in Beijing and Bloomberg Japanese-related companies have either shut down or suspended production in wake of the wave of violent protests across China Escalating anti-Japanese protests in China are hurting Japanese-related companies, forcing them to either shut down operations or suspend production on the mainland in order to protect their employees and property. ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    Zhu Baosheng among more than 10 protesters who face criminal charges

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Zhu Baosheng is among more than 10 who face prosecution for storming a government building Qidong protest leaders facing criminal charges More than 10 people who ... a T-shirt with anti-pollution slogans during the protest. Zhu, 43, is accused of "assembling crowds to attack a state organ" and will stand trial today, according to his lawyer, Zhang ...




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