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  1. Protesting villagers told to get rid of gates

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee A group of New Territories villagers railing against a fung shui compensation bridge project have a fresh battle on their hands. Lands Department officials ordered two residents of Kap Lung village, in Tai Lam Country Park, to demolish their 19 ...

  2. Protesters outraged over project at Sai Wan

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Lawmakers, green groups and tens of thousands of Facebook users are protesting against a construction project in Sai Wan that is despoiling one of Hong Kong's top scenic spots. ... legislator Tanya Chan of the Civic Party. A Facebook group set up on Friday to protest against the destruction had attracted more than 35,000 members by last night and was growing at more than 1,000 ...

  3. Monks protest against urn trade on Lantau

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Monks and nuns living in a cluster of Buddhist monasteries in a beautiful part of Lantau have come together in a rare public protest against a commercial columbarium operator. They say the operator is intruding into and destroying the 'spiritual oasis' of Hong Kong. About 30 of them left their haven at Luk Wu earlier this month for a press conference to air ...

  4. Officials deny claims of deaths in protests by evicted villagers

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... protesting about being evicted from their homes because of nearby state-owned mines, the China News Web reported. Several police and government officials were injured and police vehicles were ... the riot was quickly brought under control. Internet posts by villagers tell a different story. They say villagers have protested several times this year about pollution caused by nearby tungsten ...

  5. The Link defends rent rises as more than 100 shopping centre tenants protest

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The Link Management defended its policy on rent rises yesterday as more than 100 tenants in its shopping centres protested at charges they said were driving them out of business. During the protest, organised by various retail groups and political parties, tenants chanted slogans and waved banners outside the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel in Wan Chai where ...

  6. Angry investors protest

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So About 100 desperate investors who bought retail structured notes and equity-linked notes from local banks linked to the bankrupt US investment bank Lehman Brothers protested ... those who bought other structured products. Minibonds are not corporate bonds but consist of high-risk credit-linked derivatives. The protesters included customers of Citic Ka Wah Bank, Chong ...

  7. Shops shut in protest at rent rises imposed by The Link contractors

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong Half the shops in Yu Chui Court indoor market in Sha Tin were closed for half the day yesterday as shopkeepers went on strike in protest at rent rises. The small operators, ... malls has been contracted out by The Link Management to middlemen, creating what tenants say is another channel for profits at the expense of shopkeepers. They protested at the headquarters ...

  8. Union protest may block Chunghwa sale

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... Tim Culpan in Taipei The final phase of Chunghwa Telecom's drawn-out privatisation process could be in jeopardy after a union protest in Taipei yesterday. About 600 employees ... of NT$100.50 ($24.98) in October 2000 before falling below NT$40 in July 2001. The stock closed at NT$60.70 yesterday. While the protest was relatively small, it came on the deadline for banks to put ...

  9. Greens protest over planned demolition

    Posted Jun 30th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Green groups rallied at the offices of New World Development in Central yesterday, calling on it to drop its idea of demolishing the Hunghom Peninsula development. Greenpeace campaigner Kevin May said he had been told the property developer wa ...

  10. Henan workers release hostage after four days

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Hundreds of steel workers in Henan province held a local government official hostage for four days in a protest against a privatisation plan. The Linzhou government yesterday ... workers had besieged the factory's office since Tuesday to protest against a plan to privatise the state-owned steel factory, which was now hiring 3,000 workers. The incident came weeks after ...




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