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  1. News - China

    Japanese embassy issues alert over Diaoyu Islands protests

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, Fiona Tam, LOUISE HO, CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Safety advisories highlight rallies planned for weekend, as crowds continue to gather Japanese embassy issues alert over Diaoyu protests Protests demanding ... About 200 protesters held flags and banners in front of the embassy in Beijing reading, "Japanese thieves, give the Diaoyu Islands back to us," and calling for a boycott of Japanese ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Diaoyu protesters cannot be allowed to hijack foreign policy

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says Beijing and Tokyo cannot let the provocations of professional protesters hijack their foreign policy goals Political pawns After a group of activists who sailed from Hong Kong to the Diaoyu Islands was detained by Japan on August 15, the Chinese foreign ministry spokesman issued a protest, calling the detentions "a gross violation ...

  3. Students protest to save Tibetan

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk Hundreds of Tibetan students took to the streets in a Tibetan-populated county in the northwestern province of Qinghai, protesting against a new education policy, which they say stifles their unique language. According to the London-based Free Tibet Campaign, several thousand Tibetan students from six schools protested in Rebkong county (Tongren in Chinese) ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Vilified student defends protest role on US campus

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee With public anger showing no sign of abating, Grace Wang Qiangyuan has sought to defend her role during recent campus protests against Beijing's crackdown on Tibet, for which she says she has become a victim of threats and intimidation. 'Trying to mediate between Chinese and pro-Tibetan campus protesters, I was caught in the middle and vilified ...

  7. Mopping up operation after protest inspires curator's latest show

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... the protest act. 'This was very interesting because [it was like] they were trying to clean up the history. In a way, this also shows how the Hong Kong government likes to do things. First, ...


    Japanese Prime Minister Noda admits 'miscalculation' over Diaoyus

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by TEDDY NG IN BEIJING, Keith Zhai

    ... to contain anti-Japanese sentiment, four pages of a special Southern Weekend supplement on anti-Japanese protests on the mainland were scrapped under pressure from censors, the newspaper's ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Chow urges Hongkongers to speak out

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... term ticking down, Chow, 64, sidestepped questions as to whether he might join next year's June 4 vigil or the upcoming July 1 protest. 'The June 4 incident is a very sensitive issue. ... part in a protest against Japan over the Diaoyu Islands in 1969 but realised taking to the streets was not the only way to address a problem. ...




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