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  1. July 1 protest pair sent to labour camp

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung and He Huifeng Two mainland activists who were detained by police after taking part in the July 1 rally in Hong Kong and petitioning in Beijing were sentenced to one-year terms in a labour camp in Jiangxi yesterday. Song Ningsheng and Zeng ...

  2. Police in Inner Mongolia on high alert over planned protests

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Verna Yu and Laura Zhou Police were on high alert in several parts of Inner Mongolia yesterday to prevent residents from staging planned protests after the hit-and-run death of a Mongolian herder sparked ethnic tensions. Thousands of ethnic Mongolians protested last week against the death of a herder named Mergen who was run over on May 10 as he tried to stop coal trucks from ...

  3. Pledge to improve lives of Mongols after protests

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... region, especially those of ethnic Mongols, after recent protests had authorities scrambling to come up with ways to address rising ethnic tension. It was a 'major political task' ... It would speed up an earlier drive that was launched last month to consolidate the mining industry, the report said. The death of a herder under a coal truck, which triggered scattered protests ...

  4. China protests to N Korea after 3 shot dead at border

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok China formally protested after North Korean border guards shot three Chinese citizens dead last week, the Foreign Ministry said yesterday. Another Chinese citizen was injured when the guards opened fire on the border between the city of Dandong, in Liaoning province, and North Korea, ministry spokesman Qin Gang said. Qin said the shooting took place early on Friday ...

  5. Workers flown home following African protest

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... flight after being involved in a violent protest against their Chinese employer that led to two deaths and four injuries in Equatorial Guinea. The workers flew back on a China Southern Airlines ... recently and clashed with riot police. Two workers were killed and four injured. It was not clear how the protest started. A mainland diplomat told The Beijing News that it was a 'labour ...

  6. 'HK ready for protests'

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The police will do a good job at ensuring law and order if protests break out during the Olympic equestrian events, Hong Kong's police chief said yesterday. Commissioner of Police Tang King-shing said the force had received information that protests by foreign groups would be staged in the city during the Games. He said the force would contact the protest groups ...

  7. Vietnam protests over Chinese 'invasion plans'

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Greg Torode and Shi Jiangtao Beijing dismisses online threats Vietnam has formally protested to China over so-called 'invasion plans' appearing on mainland websites that purport ... objects to anti-Beijing protests in Hanoi and then Vietnam feels it must react to something like this,' Dr Thayer said. Current Vietnamese military strategy has long been geared towards ...

  8. Anti-Japanese protesters assail Beijing's gas pact

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Fifteen Chinese protesters demonstrated in front of the Japanese embassy in Beijing yesterday, venting their fury over the sinking of a Taiwanese fishing boat by a Japanese coastguard ship. A Sino-Japanese deal over oil and gas rights in the East China Sea also angered protesters in the capital and in Changsha, Hunan province, where more than 500 people demonstrated ...

  9. Monks stage protest

    Posted Nov 05th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Four monks accused of stealing donations from Macau's world heritage A-Ma Temple staged a silent sit-in yesterday, claiming they were unfairly kicked out. The protest was condemned by visitors and temple managers for damaging the reputation of the 500-year-old religious landmark. Abbot Kok Tang-kei and three other monks arrived at the temple at 9am and sat in front ...

  10. Macau government rotten to the core, says protester

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Fox Yi Hu

    ... for labour grows. Thousands of illegal workers are also believed to be dragging down wage levels. It was not the first time Mr Tam had joined a Labour Day protest. 'There's no sign of improvement, but what else can we do besides taking to the street?' he asked. Macau Inter-University Institute associate professor Camoes Tam Chi-keung said the protesters were mostly male ...




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