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  1. Ozzy Osbourne

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... Annabel Walker Ozzy Osbourne Black Rain (Sony BMG) He may be pushing 60, but every solo album of original material Ozzy Osbourne has released has gone multi-platinum. So, has the original shock rocker got anything new to offer? Opener Not Going Away isn&# ...

  2. Student dies as villagers riot in protest at public transport fees

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Police cars burned, protesters beaten and truckloads of extra officers brought in to quell unrest At least one person was killed and several dozen injured in a mass riot in Hunan ... into Zhushan village from other parts of Hunan last night to restore order and back up the more than 1,700 local police called in since Friday. Witnesses said anti-riot police were attacking protesters ...

  3. Shots fired at Macau rally

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu, Martin Wong

    ... Fox Yi Hu and Martin Wong Bullet strikes man in the neck as police battle with angry protesters during march against labour woes Police fired shots in the air and beat protesters back ... boom- and accusing the government of corruption- the protesters mounted the most direct challenge yet to Chief Executive Edmund Ho Hau-wah, calling on him to step down. The worst scuffles broke ...

  4. Protesters clash with police over Wedding Card Street demolition

    Posted Oct 06th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Helen Wu and Dennis Chong About 30 protesters clashed with the police yesterday as they attempted to stop the demolition work on Wedding Card Street in Wan Chai. The protests began about ... broke out when police tried to remove the protesters. They began shouting, 'I want to see [Secretary for Development Carrie] Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor' as they were taken away by the police. ...

  5. Pier protesters signal their distress

    Posted Jul 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Protesters fighting to stop Queen's Pier being demolished switched on a rooftop light display last night that spells out SOS. Activists erected the sign as part of a ramped-up protest ... about the meeting at the pier. 'It is a way of communicating [with the protesters] and I have done similar things in the past.' Although she has insisted the pier must be taken down ...

  6. Villagers protest over 'fake' news report

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More than 50 villagers protested outside Xinhua's Sichuan headquarters in Chengdu yesterday, saying the official news agency had faked a news report about job creation. The protesters, mostly women from Wenjiang and Chenghua districts, massed in front of the Xinhua building at about 2pm with a petition demanding the agency correct a news report about district government ...

  7. Corruption and police response to protest bruise Macau's image

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Corruption and mishandling of a mass protest have been blamed for dealing a blow to the Macau government's image, with a survey showing Hong Kong people's perception ... perception of the governments in Hong Kong, the mainland, Taiwan and Macau and overseas countries over the past 10 years. The Labour Day protest in Macau last month made headlines after protesters ...

  8. Developer protests as Shanghai flats razed

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Shanghai Tower demolished before court ruling Businessman Sun Yin-piu vowed yesterday to stage a sit-in outside the central government's liaison office in Hong Kong in protest against Shanghai's Xuhui district government for demolishing a residential project he had been building since 1997. The flats have never been occupied. The Hong Kong businessman ...

  9. Macau police bracing for May Day protests

    Posted Apr 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Demonstrators target labour policies and graft Thousands of Macau residents are expected to take to the streets on May Day to protest against labour policies and corruption. Police are determined to prevent a repeat of the violent clashes that broke out last May Day. Several interest groups, who staged the largest protest in Macau in decades last year, are planning a new ...

  10. Former flight attendants protest over 'unfair dismissal'

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fired employees say they had refused to allow Cathay access to health records Former Cathay Pacific flight attendants protested at the airline's walk-in recruitment drive yesterday, ... who refused to give consent for the company to disclose their medical records. 'We strongly protest against the way Cathay Pacific collects data from employees under the Attendance ...




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