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  1. News - Asia

    Vietnam detains anti-China protesters

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 11:37am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Vietnam detains anti-China protesters Vietnam yesterday detained about 30 anti-China protesters in Hanoi, amid growing tensions over rival territorial claims ... That's why we're protesting against this harsh aggression," protester Tam Trong Khang, 64, said. Last month Beijing sent one of its largest recorded fishing fleets to the disputed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1251927/vietnam-quells-anti-china-protests
  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam breaks up rare anti-China protests

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 11:18am by Reuters in Hanoi

    ... Reuters in Hanoi Vietnam held rare but brief protests against China in its two major cities on Sunday after Beijing demanded that Hanoi stop unilateral oil exploration in disputed waters ... house, raising banners and shouting in protest against China before marching towards the Chinese embassy as part of a planned demonstration that was announced on several blogs. Police moved ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1101264/vietnam-breaks-anti-china-protests-hanoi
  3. Factory bosses protest at pay rise

    Posted Nov 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Denise Tsang Denise.tsang@scmp.com Hong Kong factory owners in Guangdong are protesting about a proposed rise in the minimum wage, which they say is poorly timed and threatens the survival of the manufacturing industry. Guangdong announced last week it intended to raise the minimum wage by up to 20 per cent on January 1, the second increase in 10 months. Caught off guard by the short notice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984343/factory-bosses-protest-pay-rise
  4. Hong Kong's tradition of orderly protest worth protecting

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... overstepped the mark by stifling protest and restricting media access. In addition, there are dark hints about the role of mainland security officials in this, suggesting that their intervention ... requires an understanding of the history of protest in Hong Kong. The facts of the matter are that, with the singular exception of the Cultural Revolution-inspired protests of the 1960s, involving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977950/hong-kongs-tradition-orderly-protest-worth-protecting
  5. Civil servants blast protest at forum

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Four major civil servants' groups issued a joint statement yesterday condemning the 'uncivilised' behaviour of protesters who disrupted RTHK's City Forum. The statement was released three days after protesters gatecrashed the consultation meeting at the Science Museum and forced Constitutional Affairs Secretary Stephen Lam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/978115/civil-servants-blast-protest-forum
  6. Most back police over protest clashes

    Posted Aug 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Nearly two-thirds of Hongkongers see protesters clashing with police and obstructing traffic as too radical and unacceptable, a university poll found. More than 60 per cent of the 832 adults interviewed for the poll think protesters abusing their rights and disrupting social order was more worrying than the police using excessive force, compared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975316/most-back-police-over-protest-clashes
  7. Unruly protesters threaten our cherished values

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Protests in Hong Kong are traditionally peaceful and law-abiding affairs, mindful of the issues and respectful of the rights of others. Of late, though, demonstrators are increasingly ... protesters who have been pushing the limits and on a number of occasions overstepped the acceptable mark, either haven't understood that or are intentionally trying to erode what we hold so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965354/unruly-protesters-threaten-our-cherished-values
  8. Mothers' Day brings flowers and political protest seeking residency

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei Mothers' Day had very different meanings for two 10-year-old girls yesterday: one bought flowers for her mother while the other went on a protest march seeking permanent Hong Kong residency for hers. Like many who wanted to show their love on Mothers' Day, Karen Li Ka-ying bought a rose bouquet for her mother at Mong Kok's flower market. 'I want ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967254/mothers-day-brings-flowers-and-political-protest-seeking-residency
  9. Budget protest draws lukewarm support

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the peaceful march from Victoria Park to the government headquarters in Central. Yesterday's 90-minute event was in sharp contrast to the fiery anti-budget protest on March 6, when thousands ... At a separate event, about 100 people turned up to protest against the proposal for the government-run Community Care Fund to hand out HK$6,000 to new mainland migrants. Unionist legislator Lee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/964762/budget-protest-draws-lukewarm-support
  10. Police end businessmen's protest

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police removed four Hong Kong businessmen from the restricted area at the airport last night, where they had been since Saturday in a protest against their forced return from Shanghai. Members of a concern group of hundreds of Hong Kong businessmen who have suffered losses on the mainland, they had intended petitioning at the World Expo site. An airport spokeswoman said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713631/police-end-businessmens-protest

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