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  1. Business - China Business

    Yue Yuen workers go on strike at Zhuhai plant

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:33am by BLOOM

    ... resolved," he said. This week's strike is the second work stoppage for the shoemaker this year, after employees at its factory in Dongguan, staged a week-long protest in April over social security payments and salaries. The mainland operations of Wal-Mart Stores, International Business Machines Corp, PepsiCo have all been idled by labour protests this year as more workers demand ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democracy campaigners threaten 'passive resistance' over 2017 reform

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by NG KANG-CHUNG, Gary Cheung

    ... the committee that picked candidates to be formed democratically. Johnson Yeung Ching-yin, convenor of the Civil Human Rights Front, said the groups would consider small-scale localised protests if, ... co-organiser, said a decision to rule out public nomination would not, in itself, trigger the group's threatened civil disobedience protest. "We shall look not only at whether there is public ...


    Taiwan protests force Beijing official to cancel events on last day of visit

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:42am by Lawrence Chung

    ... to ties Envoy's itinerary derailed by protests Zhang Zhijun, Beijing's top negotiator for cross-strait affairs, was forced to cancel several appearances on the final day of his landmark ... one scheduled event in the south and two in central Taiwan. His host, the Mainland Affairs Council, said the changes followed clashes between police and protesters throughout his visit. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PLA OPEN DAY

    Military spectacle at PLA open day sees opinions divided on Occupy protests

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:16pm by BRIAN YAP

    ... Chan Kwai-wa, 48, a technician, who joined the pro-democracy marches in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989, said many protests nowadays are politically motivated and are often infiltrated by troublemakers. “The concept of the Occupy Central movement was good at the outset but it is bound to end in a revolt. Just look at those young people protesting [about] ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    It's indefensible for APA students to perform protest stunts

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:03am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Performing protest stunts is indefensible Once may be excusable. A second time makes it indefensible. The protest on Thursday against acting Chief Executive Carrie ... Executive Leung Chun-ying. More than 320 students graduated this year. About 100 reportedly took part in some forms of protest both on stage and off. The ceremony was held for the graduating ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on scmp.com

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by LETTERS

    ... On the report, " Police accused of heavy-handed treatment of protesters arrested after July 1 march ", July 2: ctwy- Dear protesters, do not forget, if you did not resist in the first place, why would any forceful removal be necessary? Paradox314- I support the protesters. But I have only seen the police acting professionally. XYZ- I thought the police handled ...

  7. News - World - GAZA

    Fifteen killed in Israeli shelling of UN school sheltering Palestinians

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... with protests giving way to racist attacks on Jewish institutions. France called on pro-Palestinian demonstrators to maintain calm, while Germany said racism against Jews would not be tolerated. The latest incident occurred in Austria, where protesters against Israel's military offensive in Gaza attacked Israeli soccer players at a friendly match, stopping play five minutes before ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Protesters speak up against lawyers' march

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Two groups, one led by an ex-Law Society president, rally in support of white paper Protesters speak up against lawyers' march A former Law Society ... an hour before the other protest began. He made patriotism the theme of his rally, aimed at "correcting" the understanding Hongkongers, including "the legal elite", had ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker group to be taken to the Australian mainland

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:36pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... in the Indian Ocean in late June. Australia handed over the passengers from the first boat to the Sri Lankan government after their refugee claims were assessed at sea and rejected, sparking protests ...

  10. News - World - SECURITY

    Blimp protest over NSA data centre in Utah

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:54am by Reuters

    ... Agency's data centre in the state of Utah in protest against the federal government's mass surveillance programmes. The 41-metre blimp flew over the hi-tech facility for an hour. ... An NSA spokesman declined to comment, but noted there was no restricted airspace over the data centre, housed in the grounds of a Utah National Guard camp. The blimp protest coincided ...




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