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  1. Chief executive says attack by Hong Kong protester was an 'insult'

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang A recent protest incident was an 'insult', said Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday to a minister in Beijing. The comments referred to the actions of League of Social Democrats protester Steve Wong Chun-kit, who is being investigated after Tsang was injured during a chaotic protest near the entrance to the Museum of History in Tsim Sha Tsui ...

  2. Outrage after protester attacks Donald Tsang at gallery

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Tanna Chong

    ... Danny Mok and Tanna Chong The Chief Executive denounced violent demonstrations after being struck in the chest by a protester at an event on Tuesday. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen arrived at the Museum of History to open an exhibition. A member of the radical League of Social Democrats rushed at him and apparently hit his chest. Protesters also threw cooked rice at Tsang, as a symbol ...

  3. Donald Tsang injured by protester

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Tanna Chong

    ... Danny Mok and Tanna Chong The chief executive last night denounced violent demonstrations after being struck in the chest by a protester while officiating at an event. Donald Tsang ... and last week's budget for ignoring the poor. Two other league protesters made a dash for the stage. One man managed to break through security staff and get on the stage. In the ensuing ...

  4. Retiring police chief stands by protest policy

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Outgoing police commissioner Tang King-shing yesterday stood by what critics believe was a 'tougher' approach to protests, saying the force needed to strike ... as commissioner, there were some controversial arrests of protesters. Six activists, including lawmakers 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung and Lee Cheuk-yan, were arrested for unlawful assembly after ...

  5. Activist voices worries over protest 'weapons'

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

    ... Phyllis Tsang A pro-democracy protester who was arrested earlier this month for spraying champagne on a central government liaison office security guard fears the police may be treating even the most trivial of protest tools as weapons. Ip Ho-yee was arrested during a gathering outside the office on October 10 to celebrate the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to mainland ...

  6. 14 days' jail for protester who tore off police badge

    Posted Oct 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Maggie Ng and Austin Chiu An activist who tore off a woman police constable's shoulder badge during a protest outside the central government liaison office has been jailed for 14 ... in the execution of her duty. The charges arose from a protest on June 9, when activists gathered outside the office to protest against a mainland court's decision to uphold the five-year jail term ...

  7. Police detain protesting mother of Aids patient after trial

    Posted Sep 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... police bundling the mother of Tian Xi into a vehicle after she protested outside the Shangcai county court after the trial, they said. Tian Xi, 23, who contracted HIV and hepatitis B and C from ... in solidarity. Shangcai police were not reachable for comment yesterday. Before he was arrested, Tian had told friends that county officials resented his repeated protests and urged local police ...

  8. Residents protest over airport noise

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... the unauthorised gathering just before 1pm, bussing most protesters back to their homes- all in two residential complexes next to the airport. Witnesses said at least two protesters had been detained, and some accused police officers of using excessive force. 'We were demonstrating peacefully but the police just started hitting people,' said one protester who, like others involved ...

  9. Safe passage for officials after vote as protests dwindle

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Government officials and lawmakers left safely after yesterday's Legco meeting, despite fears they might be the target of protesters. Instead, many were surrounded ... yesterday only a few dozen die-hards were still protesting. Four frustrated demonstrators sat down in Connaught Road in protest against the passing of the reforms, while others burned incense ...

  10. Macau activists hit out at arrest of protest leader

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Macau labour activists have condemned as 'political suppression' the arrest of a protest leader for allegedly assaulting an Australian tourist during a violent ... the government repeatedly refused to heed the plight of the needy. The Labour Day rally in Macau turned ugly after some 800 protesters- mainly jobless people- tried to force their way through police ...




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