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  1. Protest over green award for tobacco producer

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... prompting tobacco control activists to write a protest letter. The letter, from the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, was sent to the foundation and posted on the association's website ...

  2. Village mourns protest leader

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the death of 42-year-old Xue Jinbo- a leader of villagers protesting against a government land grab. Officials said that he died of a heart attack while in custody, but Xue's daughter, Xue ...

  3. University staff in photos protest

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com City University staff union members staged a protest rally yesterday in the escalation of a row with management over freedom of speech. The demonstration by around 100 City University of Hong Kong Staff Association members and students was sparked by campus security guards taking photographs of posters hung in union members' offices. ...

  4. Howls of protest force city to ditch ban on dogs

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... million) or warehouses storing oil and dangerous goods. The move was met with howls of protest from dog lovers nationwide, who launched online petitions that called the policy inhumane ...

  5. Runners protest after race cancelled

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Sixty members of a running club protested yesterday outside Sha Tin police station over the cancellation of a 10-kilometre race in the area. Members of Longrun.hk said police officers had taken unreasonable actions recently against runners at Tolo Harbour. These included stopping runners using cycling paths and asking them to produce their ID cards. The runners said ...

  6. Residents protest over rule change to bar pets

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lo Wei Dog-loving residents of The Pacifica, a private housing estate in Lai Chi Kok, protested yesterday over an amendment to the property owners covenant that barred them from keeping ... pets. When the incorporated owners committee chairman Lai Chi-leung turned up at the protest rally yesterday, an elderly resident, Chu Wai-yung, demanded to know why her application ...

  7. Romeo, Juliet inspire protest

    Posted Sep 25th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip A pair of stray dogs inspired a protest by about 20 people outside government kennels near Kowloon City yesterday. The dogs were found in a drainage canal in Kwun Tong this month. One of them, dubbed Romeo, was captured by the Agricultural, Fisheries and Conservation Department, but his female friend, Juliet, escaped. The protesters- who came together via a Facebook ...

  8. 1,100 vow to protest over capture of stray dogs

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung More than 1,100 animal lovers have vowed to stage a protest on Sunday against the Agricultural, Fisheries and Conservation Department's handling of two dogs captured ... 1,100 promising to take part in the protest. The group's creator, Kelvin Cheuk Chi-chiu, who is the protest convenor, said he estimated half of the people who promised online to attend ...

  9. Hung Hom residents protest at growth of funeral businesses in residential blocks

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Colleen Lee

    ... Agnes Lam and Colleen Lee A group of Kowloon residents has voiced unease at the expansion of funeral businesses in their district. Residents of Yue Sun Mansion in Wuhu Street, Hung Hom, yesterday protested about the opening of one such business on the ground floor of the building. They shouted slogans in front of a shop undergoing renovation, which they fear will be occupied ...

  10. Torch relay activist plans next protest to commemorate June 4

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is to stage another protest to commemorate the June 4 Tiananmen Square crackdown. The 21-year-old's earlier protest was an attempt to bring attention to human rights in Tibet during the relay ... hoped coverage of her second protest would focus more on human rights than her personal life. To keep the press and fans at bay, and with her boyfriend out of town, her father will accompany her ...




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