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  1. Salon staff protest against banks

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung More than 300 beauty salon owners and employees yesterday protested against banks that are delaying reimbursements of retailers' credit card transactions for up to eight months. 'The situation is getting more serious ... one owner says he can only get money from banks 240 days after the transaction,' said Nelson Ip Sai-hung, Quality Beauty Service Scheme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676066/salon-staff-protest-against-banks
  2. Protesters demand talks with Tsang over minibond losses

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung and Agnes Lam About 100 investors who lost money in Lehman Brothers minibonds protested outside Government House yesterday after an investor jumped to her death on Thursday. ... and pictures of Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. Two policemen were injured during the protest and taken to Queen Mary Hospital for treatment. 'We want a dialogue with Donald Tsang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/685942/protesters-demand-talks-tsang-over-minibond-losses
  3. Intern scheme is abuse, protesting students say

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung About 300 university students and activists marched to the Central Government Offices yesterday to protest against the government-subsidised internship programme that aims to relieve unemployment pressure. Waving banners and chanting slogans such as 'internships are only temporary jobs' and 'graduates are abused', the protesters said they were upset ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673456/intern-scheme-abuse-protesting-students-say
  4. Frustration for HK protest group

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Five Hong Kong businessmen who ran into trouble in mainland business deals have told of their frustration after their application to protest in Beijing during the Olympics was rejected. The members of the Hong Kong (China Investment) Rights and Privilege Concern Group arrived in the capital yesterday and went to the Public Security Bureau to file a protest application. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/649615/frustration-hk-protest-group
  5. Workers seeking back pay keep up protest against toymaker

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai, Paggie Leung

    ... Ivan Zhai in Dongguan and Paggie Leung Thousands of workers who lost their jobs with the factory closures this week by Hong Kong toymaker Smart Union Group (Holdings) continued to protest ... they are owed. About 2,000 protesters sat or stood quietly outside the government building from 9am to noon, facing hundreds of security guards and riot police in helmets, shields and batons, while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656713/workers-seeking-back-pay-keep-protest-against-toymaker
  6. Fishermen plan harbour protest to demand relief

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Fishermen are planning a protest in Victoria Harbour on Saturday week to demand fuel subsidies. The Fishermen's Alliance to Demand a Fuel Subsidy will mobilise about 500 large fishing vessels to sail from waters off Stonecutters Island into the harbour, anchoring near the old Kai Tak airport. Small fishing boats will demonstrate at different typhoon shelters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642184/fishermen-plan-harbour-protest-demand-relief
  7. Protesters target rising bank charges

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow and Paggie Leung. A group of small depositors protest outside the Association of Banks in Central yesterday against banks imposing new charges. The 20 protesters, most of them middle-aged and led by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said banks were discriminating against low-income earners and the poor by hitting them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547272/protesters-target-rising-bank-charges
  8. Customers protest over new bank fees

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow and Paggie Leung The elderly and low-income earners are being targeted, say marchers A group of small depositors marched to the Association of Banks in Central yesterday to protest against banks imposing new charges. The 20 protesters, most of them middle-aged and led by the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said banks were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547270/customers-protest-over-new-bank-fees
  9. Wang abandons match in protest at 'unfair' calls

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... women's singles bronze medal match yesterday in protest against what she described as 'unfair calls' during her semi-final the night before. Minutes after starting her match against Zhu ... was to protest against the umpiring in her semi-final loss to Jiang Yanjiao of the People's Liberation Army on Thursday. Wang was fouled twice on her serve and she also claimed there were at least ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/520614
  10. Protesters march over welfare grants

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... to stop tide-over grants next April. The protesters fear the new funding policy will affect job security and service quality. They demonstrated against the government's plan to launch special ... in Central. Police estimated the number of protesters at 1,800. The demonstrators were in high spirits, singing songs and chanting slogans such as 'protect our services and dignity'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504278/protesters-march-over-welfare-grants

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