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  1. Residents protest over beauty spot landfill plan

    Posted Sep 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kwok-shan, one of the protesters and a Liberal Party district councillor, said that the district council had decided recently against the landfill-extension plan, and that the lawmakers should ... environmental and air pollution, but also noise pollution.' Yesterday's protesters mainly consisted of residents of Lohas Park, Ocean Shore and Tseung Kwan O Plaza. They chanted slogans ...

  2. Residents stage go-slow protest against construction of bridge

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A group of Sha Tin residents yesterday staged a drive-slow protest against the construction of a road bridge they said would bring noise and pollution. The road bridge ... who organised the protest. He said the road bridge would bring an additional 1,500 cars per hour to the area. A spokesman for the Territory Development Department yesterday said the bridge ...

  3. Police accused of quashing farmers' pollution protest

    Posted Jul 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A protest by farmers against a pharmaceutical plant in Xinchang county, Zhejiang, has been resolved, Xinhua reported yesterday. But other sources said police had simply ... Sources told the South China Morning Post that the problem had not really been solved, with police merely clamping down on protests in the area after hundreds of farmers forced the factory ...

  4. Car-fumes protest is still holding up cross-border link

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A protester who lives near the planned western exit said he hoped the issue could be resolved peacefully with the government giving a convincing explanation of the differing results ... rumours work would soon start on the tunnel, he said the protesters would continue demanding the government pay more attention to the interests of the people. ...

  5. Ying Wa's feisty trio wins convincingly

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of people uniting to influence the decision of the government.' The opposing team described protesters as selfish and questioned the effectiveness of street demonstrations. Ying Wa's second speaker, Form Six student Bon Bong, argued that people took to the streets for group interests, not for the benefit of society. 'Protesters are selfish,' Bon said. 'The ...

  6. Shoes thrown at Tang at youth summit

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan It was another day for the so-called 'Post-80s' protesters- those disenchanted youth born in the 1980s- to make their latest statement against the government. This time ... the summit, the protesters blocked his passage and demanded to speak to him. However, Tang managed to get into his car while police scuffled with the protesters. One protester, Anson Wong Hin-wai, lay ...

  7. letters

    Posted Mar 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... happening again. Elim Li, Tin Ka Ping Secondary School In favour of protests Some people find the extreme behaviour of the Post-80s disgusting. But we have freedom of speech: these youngsters are just exercising their rights. These loud methods do raise the public's awareness of social issues. Even if they do not agree with the protests, people at least reflect on the issue, ...

  8. Teenagers' future on the line at conference

    Posted Dec 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will be affected by the decisions made at the summit. Not many of the decision-makers will still be alive in 2050, but today's teenagers will be. A lot of students were among those protesting ... Post spoke to some Danish teenagers on the streets of Copenhagen to find out what they thought of the climate change conference and the protests that were taking place on their city's ...

  9. Aviation a sideshow to climate-demon coal

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... the protesters claim, is a major cause of global warming, and John Sauven, director of Greenpeace UK, predicted that Heathrow would become 'the battlefield of our generation'. So the protesters ... York, would back their campaign; last year he helped to defend six British protesters charged with criminal damage after occupying a coal-fired power station in Kent. To the obvious astonishment ...

  10. letters

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Budget protest went very wrong I have mixed feelings about people taking to the streets. I had thought protesting was a good civic education lesson for Hongkongers. People in Hong Kong ... as an expression of different voices turned into a violent confrontation between police and the protesters. I think many Hongkongers are educated intellectuals. There is no need to resort to violence when ...




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