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  1. Under new rules, police face sack if they mishandle petitioners, riots

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Authorities are tightening the leash on police fter riots sparked by alleged police injustice. Several government agencies are saying for the first time that officers will be held to account for abuses of power and use of excessive force in dea ...

  2. Office worker detained over Web land protest

    Posted Apr 10th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Shanghai office worker Wang Shuai never imagined he would one day be fingerprinted and photographed like a criminal suspect at a police detention centre simply for making an internet posting. To Mr Wang, a 24-year-old Henan native, the posting ...

  3. Media ban on housing protester

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li A media blackout has been imposed on coverage of Shenzhen-based businessman Zou Tao's call for a national boycott of commercial housing projects. Mr Zou has called for the public to defer buying homes for three years to protest against soaring property prices nationwide. He has been bombarded with requests for interviews since arriving in Beijing on Friday ...

  4. Residents fed up with 'toxic' centre

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Hundreds of angry residents who live near a trash processing centre in Beijing's Chaoyang district took to the streets on Friday to protest against toxic emissions, a resident said yesterday. The protest came as residents failed to have their grievances heard after being exposed to foul air and toxic emissions for several years. The rubbish processing centre, ...

  5. Premier paints picture of stability despite fears of unrest over bleak job prospects

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the two groups were emotional and likely to vent their anger through protests. 'Right now people think they are the victims of a crisis started by the greedy and irresponsible US and they won't protest just because they are having difficulty finding jobs,' Dr Liu said. 'But if something arouses their empathy, it might trigger disappointment and lead to protests ...

  6. Compensation offered over toppled flats in Shanghai

    Posted Jul 12th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... outside the office. No police were present, but construction site security guards watched from close by as some 200 homebuyers protested outside and chanted slogans such as 'Corrupt ... staging a protest after the announcement. About 40 people bought apartments in the toppled building, but more than 200 buyers of apartments in neighbouring towers want refunds. ...

  7. Officials won't say who died- for fear of more anger, experts believe

    Posted Jul 11th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... were killed on Monday when thousands of angry Han flooded into the streets of Urumqi in protest, but western journalists, many of whom witnessed the Han protest, found no evidence to back up ...

  8. Trial postponed of man charged with inciting mob of bereaved quake parents

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The trial of a protester whose three-year-old relative was killed in the Sichuan earthquake has been postponed indefinitely as the country prepares to mark the first anniversary of the disaster. Zhang Taoshun, brother-in-law of He Hongchun, said yesterday that Beichuan County People's Court had decided not to go ahead with the trial. The court made no comment, but the move ...

  9. Media gag order over stabbing

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... that he was aware of the gag order. The order came as no surprise to many, as it has become common at a time of sensitive anniversaries and protests on the mainland. But hardline control of media ...

  10. Rampaging monks drive back developers

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... agreements,' the monk added. Authorities at the temple- which has become a holy place for Buddhists from all over the world- closed the site from Friday afternoon in protest. But they decided to reopen ...




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