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  1. Bubbles burst, faith tested, answers wanting

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... political event was the 2003 pro-democracy protest march against the government, which led to the resignation of the then chief executive, Tung Chee-hwa. Political development is on the agenda again ...

  2. 'Living Buddha' jailed on firearms charge

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... his lawyers said yesterday. Phurbu Tsering's lawyers claimed that the charges were groundless and could be related to a protest on May 13, 2008, involving about 100 Tibetan monks and nuns ... 100 bullets under a bed in his living room. He was arrested on May 18, a few days after the monks and nuns protested in Ganzi against a campaign launched by the authorities that urged Tibetan ...

  3. Hopes high for a wealthier, greener and fairer world- Environment

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... essential to protect public health, he says. Disputes over toxic chemical leaks and the siting of garbage treatment plants have sparked a spate of mass protests and even violence on the mainland ...

  4. Hopes high for a wealthier, greener and fairer world- Political Reform

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Not since the bitter protests over the national security bill in 2003 has Hong Kong politics been so charged up, and well, nasty. Although the banana throwing seems to have died down, there is still plenty of animosity to go around, even among traditional allies. The government's latest package of electoral reform proposals for 2012 has split the ranks ...

  5. Guangzhou shutting incinerators

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... a flashpoint between Panyu government officials and local residents, with 500 people taking to the streets last month to protest against a plan to build a large incinerator in Huijiang village. The Ministry of Public Security and Guangzhou government had said earlier that they would make all-out efforts to prevent protests during the Games. The plan for the Huijiang incinerator, which ...

  6. Beijing mayor jailed for graft is close to death

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chen was in the prison from 1998 to 2006, when he was granted conditional parole because of heart problems and other illnesses. Rumours about Chen- such as his protest against his jailing ... to consolidate power. Chen was Beijing mayor during the protests in 1989 and seems set to carry many secrets about the decision-making process in the build-up to the crackdown to the grave. Built in 1960 ...

  7. Political Animal

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... protest actions: the planned razing of Wedding Card Street, the destruction of Queen's Pier, and most recently the scheme to relocate Tsoi Yuen Tsuen villagers to make way for the Express ...

  8. Family facing eviction protests against urban-renewal body

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng and Maggie Ng A family which has received its landlord's order to move out of the rented family home in Sham Shui Po staged a protest yesterday, saying that the Urban Renewal ... supported by about 30 people, including other tenants. After hours of protest, court bailiffs called Io to say they were not coming. Li said: 'The problem is that the URA doesn't recognise ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Civil Human Rights Front says. Unlike last year, the protest will end at the central government's liaison office in Western instead of the government headquarters in Central. It will start ... if they have to pass through districts affected by the protest. ...

  10. Uygurs decry 'reconstruction project' set to change the face of old town in Kashgar

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a protest by the International Council on Monuments and Sites, the June 16 letter urged Xinjiang authorities to resend experts to Kashgar to evaluate the project in light of its damage to cultural ...




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