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  1. Police say instigators behind Guangxi riot

    Posted Dec 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Villagers who clashed with police last week in Shitang town, Guangxi, were manipulated by a few instigators to attack police and government officials, local police claimed on Tuesday. Fourteen people had been arrested during the December 1 conflict, which was over a crackdown on unlicensed motorcycles, guangxinews.com reported. Three policemen were injured and several ...

  2. One-child policy sparks more rioting in Guangxi

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Anger over birth-control fines spreads across region More riots have broken out in the Guangxi over local authorities' rigid enforcement of the one-child policy, residents of the south-western region said yesterday. Hundreds of residents of Rongxian county, in the east of the region, stormed and smashed several government offices on Tuesday. ...

  3. Guangdong villagers prepare to take protest over land grab to the capital

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

    ... home town to neighbouring Guangxi to prepare for the trip to Beijing after local officials relaxed their monitoring of the farmers after the two top meetings in the capital. 'I am here consulting our lawyers about preparing more evidence of local officials' wrongdoings in taking our land,' Mr Luo said yesterday from Beihai, in Guangxi. He said only one other villager ...

  4. Villagers to take protest over land grab to the capital

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

    ... Minnie Chan Villagers in Foshan, Guangdong province, plan to take their protest against a land grab by local officials to Beijing, hoping to take advantage of relaxed controls on dissent following the end of the annual NPC and CPPCC sessions last week. Luo Jilun, 50, from Sanshan village, said he had escaped from his home town to neighbouring Guangxi to prepare for the trip after ...

  5. Gun-smuggling ring broken up

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Guangdong, Guangxi, Heilongjiang, Sichuan and Tianjin, the Ministry of Public Security said. The ringleader was arrested earlier this month in Thailand. Authorities seized 37 guns, 1,686 bullets ... smuggled the first contraband into Yunnan province in 2010. Two men from Guangxi and Heilongjiang are accused of helping him to smuggle firearms into the mainland in April and September last year. ...

  6. 28 arrested over riots against birth controls

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... county, Guangxi province. In the first official acknowledgment of the riots that started last Thursday, Xinhua reported yesterday that the 28 were arrested for 'networking, persuading ... to engage in 'face-to-face exchanges' and 'resolve tension' in 28 towns. A vice-chairman of Guangxi Autonomous Region had arrived in the county to settle the riots, which put ...

  7. Society has turned its back on us, say army veterans

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... and recall the old days,' Mr Cheng said. A female veteran, surnamed Wen, said some nurses and doctors from their field hospital would return to the Guangxi battlefield to mourn the soldiers who had died. Mr Cheng was an artillery officer in 1979 and his troops were among the few to cross into Vietnam before February 17, 1979. 'We arrived in Guangxi around New Year's Day, ...

  8. Riots and protests break out ahead of meeting of top cadres

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Three protests-turned-riots broke out in Sichuan, Guangxi and Shanghai, leaving at least one person dead and dozens injured, all within a week of today's opening ... had been detained and promised his administration would fix any salary disputes between the migrants and their employers. In Guangxi, thousands of rural residents in Wuzhou clashed with more ...

  9. Police arrest 12 for plotting riots against one-child policy

    Posted Jun 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Mainland police arrested a dozen people in Shabi town, Guangxi, yesterday for allegedly organising riots last month to protest against a crackdown by local authorities ... they are innocent.' The arrests shocked the community. Many thought the authorities would take a softer approach to avoid further conflict. Guangxi police had earlier arrested 28 people and blamed them ...

  10. Report hails police's Olympic operations

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... searches for explosives and firearms. Border controls- particularly in Guangxi and Yunnan, which border Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam- have been strengthened. ...




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