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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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  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. Urban renewal chief chased by 'Wedding Card Street' protesters

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... and blocked his departure. The meeting was arranged after a dozen protesters opposing plans to redevelop the area presented a petition to the authority's headquarters. After exchanging views with a hunger striker, Barry Cheung Chun-yuen was surrounded by yelling protesters and had to be escorted to his car by police. Some protesters climbed onto his car and others stood in front of it. He ...

  9. Wedding Card Street protests involved non-residents of the area

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

    ... Chung-lun, was asked to comment on the radio about the recent protest by a small group against the authority's plans to redevelop Lee Tung Street, also known as Wedding Card Street. These plans ... that the protesters had the right to express their views provided that they did so within the confines of the law. He went on to say that he would always respect people who expressed their own strong ...

  10. Wedding Card Street protester resumes vigil after hospital visit

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu The 59-year-old Wedding Card Street protester who was taken to hospital on Thursday after a 92-hour hunger strike said yesterday she would be happy to do it all again. 'The ... said. After resting at home yesterday afternoon, she went back to the street to continue her silent protest. She said a former neighbour visited her when she was fasting. She hugged Ms Yip, ...




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