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  1. More than 1,000 police to counter protesters

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Police are preparing to deploy more than 1,000 officers around the venue for tomorrow's chief executive election, as thousands of protesters ... circle' method of electing the chief executive plan to protest outside the Convention and Exhibition Centre, and they estimate that more than 2,000 will turn up in Wan Chai. A spokesman ...

  2. Protest at CLP 'conservation' plan

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Mong Kok residents protested yesterday against a redevelopment plan for CLP Power's headquarters, which would see part of the historic building ... breezeway.' Mary Melville, an urban planning activist who supported the protesters, said it would be a 'sin' for CLP Power to knock down a structure that had been well preserved ...

  3. Traffic crush expected as recyclers gear for protest

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Eighty trucks will take part in a slow drive from Kwun Tong to Chai Wan through the Eastern Harbour Tunnel during the morning rush hour tomorrow. The protest has been organised by the city's major waste-paper-recycling operators who are being forced to move from the Kwun Tong public cargo working area to make way for a waterfront promenade. The recyclers have warned ...

  4. Waterfront high-rises in protesters' sights

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung About 400 harbour conservationists staged a protest march in Central yesterday against further reclamation and government plans to build high-rises on the new waterfront. They chanted such slogans as 'Stop reclamation', 'Stop land sales' and 'Return the harbour to the people' as they marched 3km from the new Star Ferry pier in Central ...

  5. Point of protest

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Up to 10,000 protesters are expected for the WTO forum in December, with Southorn Playground and Victoria Park as possible protest zones. Is that a good idea? Is enough being done? Share your views: write to us ...

  6. Taxi drivers protest again over plan to cut fares for longer trips

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Taxis were grounded for two hours at the airport yesterday when more than 200 airport taxis staged a protest against a plan that would slash fares of long-haul trips by up to 20 per cent. It was the second protest by the Taxi Drivers and Operators Association in three weeks since the Executive Council approved a plan that allows a fare increase of up to HK$5.50 ...

  7. Police 'removed all protesters'

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Police have been accused of removing all protesters from last Friday's Olympic torch relay in Hong Kong, casting doubt on whether it remains the only Chinese city on the torch's route to enjoy freedom of demonstration. Protesters denounced the move as politically motivated, saying the police were no longer politically impartial but acted according ...

  8. Protest jam?

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Protests will be staged close to the WTO conference, under a new plan. The two sites being offered, the Wan Chai Sports Ground and the nearby cargo-handling area, hold 11,000 people. There might be 10,000 protesters. What do you think of this plan? Write to us ...

  9. Korean WTO protesters may not face court

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

    ... Staff Reporter Charges against three Koreans over their alleged roles in rioting during anti-free-trade protests in December outside the World Trade Organisation conference in Wan Chai may ... or not the group was confident the two other men would receive a reprieve. Police arrested more than 1,000 protesters after demonstrations turned violent outside the Convention and Exhibition Centre, ...

  10. Police screened Korean protesters

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on December 18. The approach by Mr Lee, defending two South Korean farmers on unlawful assembly charges, brought a protest by prosecutor Charlotte Draycott that the court should not be a platform ... Instead, they rushed towards the police cordon across Lockhart Road, forced their way west and reached the junction of Gloucester and Fleming roads. The protesters confronted police near the garden ...




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