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  1. Democrats' team takes the plunge in protest

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang More than 20 police and firemen, four government boats, two fire engines and an ambulance were on hand yesterday as four protesters jumped into the harbour in frustration over the end of ferry services from Hung Hom to Central and Wan Chai. Critics called it a waste of public resources but the protesters said they had a good cause. 'If the government really listens ...

  2. Recyclers plan new protest using 100 barges

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A group of waste-paper recyclers plans to line up more than 100 barges across Victoria Harbour- from Chai Wan to Kwun Tong- in the latest protest over the firms' forced ... trucks on a slow drive from Kwun Tong to Chai Wan via the Eastern Harbour Tunnel yesterday in protest against the relocation. 'We now plan to line up 100 barges across Victoria Harbour all ...

  3. Protesters slam plan to demolish TST terminus

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong Two activist groups staged a protest yesterday over the government's plan to demolish the Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry bus terminus and turn the space into a piazza, with bus ... and not holding enough consultation on the issue. About 40 protesters gathered at the Mody Road bus terminus, the new location for routes affected by the plan, and walked to the Star Ferry bus terminus. ...

  4. Film studies: Protest cinema

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... in southern Mexico in the summer of 2006. Teachers, health workers, farmers and students had taken control of 15 radio and television stations as part of widespread protests against the state's ... over by the Urban Renewal Authority. The festival also features Good Luck Comrades, made by a trio of Hong Kong activists at the G8 Summit in Hokkaido in July, which looks at the protests ...

  5. Much achieved by Queen's Pier protests

    Posted Jul 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is no doubting the passion for heritage conservation among the protesters who have gone so far as to go on a hunger strike to stop Queen's Pier from being removed. ... losing its historical context. This was a direct response to the demonstrations, sparked six months earlier when demolition of the nearby Star Ferry Pier began. The Star Ferry protests came too ...

  6. Pier protesters stage hunger strike

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Icarus Wong Ho-yin, 23- announced their action two days before protesters camped out at the pier are to meet Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. They said they were refusing ... if there would be a confrontation like those during last year's protests against the demolition of the nearby Star Ferry pier, he said activists would not use violence. Still, he said: 'We ...

  7. 12,000 unfurl a blue-ribbon protest

    Posted May 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... the edge of Victoria Harbour yesterday by protesters angry at the government's insistence on reclaiming the harbour to build the Central-Wan Chai bypass road. About 12,000 people gathered ... Square at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Following in their footsteps, protesters yesterday held up the blue ribbon- claimed to be the longest in the world- and chanted ...

  8. Pier protesters spill own blood in last-ditch bid to save site

    Posted Jul 30th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Doomed Queen's Pier became centre stage yesterday for people from all walks of life, including domestic helpers, to express their distress and outrage in a last-ditch effort to save the historic site. The public forum was filled with music ...

  9. Farewell voyage to set sail from Queen's Pier in protest at closure

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... to protest should gather at Queen's Pier at 3pm tomorrow. ...

  10. Police arrest 13 protesters at former Star Ferry pier

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Thirteen protesters opposing the destruction of the former Star Ferry pier were arrested for obstructing the police in conducting their duties yesterday- an action they condemned ... to North Point police station after confrontations with the police in the protest at the pier early yesterday. A 24-year-old university student, Chan King-fai, faced an additional accusation ...




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