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  1. Scuffles as anti-Japanese protesters take to streets

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Scuffles broke out as police tried to stop protesters from damaging Japanese shops in the city of Mianyang in Sichuan, residents said yesterday. A large protest was held ... residents contacted by the South China Morning Post said more than 1,000 protesters took to the streets of Mianyang, damaging the windows of Japanese shops and restaurants. The China News Agency ...

  2. Protesters smell a rat as protest ship held for rodent inspection

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... participating in mainland protests so the department had agreed to postpone the inspection till Friday. 'Sometimes we see rats on our ship, but over the years we have never had any ...

  3. Thai tiger roars again after protests, floods

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... and activists protesting in support of exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Ninety people died in the mayhem. Yet today, the country's economy is leaping ahead- growing as fast ... that the latest political protests did little damage to the economy. 'In the middle of the first half in April and May, we had something close to what you might call a revolution,' he said. ...

  4. Slogans, shaved heads mark protests in HK

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A number of anti-Japan protests were also staged across Hong Kong to mark the 79th anniversary of the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. More than 200 people marched from Victoria ... They have done so for decades. All Chinese should stand firm this time,' Ko said. In a separate protest over the detention, half a dozen Federation of Trade Unions members their heads shaved ...

  5. Thousands expected for pan-party protest rally

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... government's handling of the tragedy, following a series of protests, petitions and remembrance activities. Organisers told police they expect 50,000 marchers but the turnout could be much higher. ... to participate'. A vigil will be organised by Catholic and Protestant groups in Chater Garden from 6pm. The Philippine consulate general is also bracing for a noisy protest tomorrow organised by the League ...

  6. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok China formally protested after North Korean border guards shot three Chinese citizens dead last week, the Foreign Ministry said yesterday. Another Chinese citizen was injured when the guards opened fire on the border between the city of Dandong, in Liaoning province, and North Korea, ministry spokesman Qin Gang said. Qin said the shooting took place early on Friday ...

  7. HK protests a painful reminder for NPC deputy

    Posted Feb 26th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Joshua But and Anita Lam A leading Beijing loyalist said yesterday confrontations between protesters and police reminded her of a painful event in the mainland's recent political history. Maria Tam Wai-chu, a member of the National People's Congress, did not specify if she had the June 4 Tiananmen Square crackdown in mind. Protesters tried to break through a police ...

  8. Protesters' ship stopped on its way to Diaoyu Islands for second time in two days

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the second time in two days. The incidents on Saturday and yesterday were the first time Hong Kong authorities have blocked protest trips by the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands. ... to pay activists' airfares, which they had rejected. The activists joined a march to the Japanese consulate yesterday morning, protesting against claims by Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso ...

  9. I am hopeful protesters will come round, says Arats chief

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung and Ben Chang Mainland negotiator Chen Yunlin last night played down the noisy protests that greeted him on the island. 'Reporters asked me if I heard?' Mr Chen told participants at a dinner party organised for him by the Straits Exchange Foundation at Taipei's landmark 101 building. 'Yes, I heard [the protests], and I saw them,' he ...

  10. Protest zones labelled PR gimmick

    Posted Aug 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Red tape and intimidation blamed for empty demonstration spots In a country where protests are technically legal but rarely approved, hopes were high when Beijing announced last month that official protest zones would be set up during the Olympic Games. Yet more than a week after the Games kicked off, the three designated protest zones remain nothing more than ...




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