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  1. Shutters slammed on reporting of strikes

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam, Mimi Lau

    ... forbidden mainland media from reporting on any strikes, issuing a gagging order on May 28. Meanwhile, official mouthpieces such as Xinhua continue to play down the scale of the problem, claiming that all disputes have been promptly settled, and also playing down the number of workers involved. The media was given freedom to cover the first strike at a Honda component factory in Foshan, ...

  2. Deep, immediate impact seen from labour strikes

    Posted Apr 06th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... with pilots in 1999 forced the cancellation of about 1,000 flights. Although the decision by the Flight Attendants Union not to go ahead with a strike today may be seen as a victory for Cathay, ... airlines. To a certain extent, public perception is important in any industrial action. By not going on strike today, thereby avoiding travel chaos as passengers board flights back to Hong Kong ...

  3. Chen goes on hunger strike for a third time

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Corruption-tainted former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian said he had gone on a third hunger strike to protest against what he claimed was an illegal trial and detention. 'Beginning immediately, I am going on a hunger strike until after my fellow countrymen all over Taiwan successfully stage a mass protest against Ma Ying-jeou on May 17,' he said ...

  4. First strike

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... developed nuclear weapons, thanks to US stupidity for wasting time on Iraq. But although North Korea has nuclear weapons there is still time for the US plus South Korea and Japan to strike before ... is making a big mistake attacking Iraq and not North Korea. That is why I say strike now before it is too late. ALEX NG, SHOUSON HILL ...

  5. Wong strikes it lucky as HK's top hitman

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Maitland

    ... Talented and gutsy 24-year-old has filled a vital gap in the team, writes Tim Maitland Hong Kong's national team travel to Tokyo this week to begin arguably their toughest series of matches ever. While they have played Japan, South Korea and China ma ...

  6. Strike closes 4 pools, 10 beaches

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai At least four public swimming pools and 10 public beaches are likely to be closed today as up to 1,000 lifeguards go on strike. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department ... headquarters in Sha Tin between noon and 4pm because talks on pay and staff cuts over the past month have failed to reach a deal. The strike will be the second in a month. This time its impact ...

  7. News - World


    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Strike hits two thirds of Lufthansa's flights BERLIN- Lufthansa cancelled two thirds of its flights yesterday after flight attendants walked off the job at airports around Germany in an escalating battle with bosses of the country's largest airline, but signs emerged that the two sides may be prepared to return to the negotiating table. Union chairman Nicoley Baublies said ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Escalation is the wrong policy The US has intensified its killing in Afghanistan and Pakistan. On December 17 and 18, US Predator drone aircraft carried out an escalating series of missile attacks on Pakistani targets near the Afghanistan frontier. What was described as a fleet of drones pummelled a village in North Waziristan, killing as many as 17 people on December 17. According to media ...

  9. Students go hungry to remember June 4

    Posted Jun 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu A small group of Hong Kong students yesterday began a hunger strike in support of the vindication of the 1989 protesters in Tiananmen Square. Representatives of the Hong Kong ... outside the busy shopping mall clad in black T-shirts bearing the slogan 'Freedom now' and wearing white headbands that read 'Hunger strike, HKFS'. Federation secretary general ...

  10. Beijing appeals for ceasefire in Libya

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei China called for an immediate ceasefire in Libya yesterday, following a third round of air strikes by US and European allies on Monday night. Meanwhile, China is also facing ... explained China's decision to abstain on the resolution that virtually authorises air strikes to impose a no-fly zone in Libya, weeks after it supported UN economic sanctions against the North ...




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