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  1. Mild protests amid doubts and discontent

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Five years after half a million people turned out to vent their anger over the government, the mood among protesters yesterday was profoundly different. Then, protesters ... Unlike the 2003 protests that featured several highly controversial issues such as the anti-subversion Article 23 debate, the aftermath of the Sars crisis and the 'Lexus-gate scandal' ...

  2. Protest at plan for Tung law doctorate

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Web campaign attracts 370 members in 3 days An online campaign to protest over Chinese University's decision to confer an honorary doctorate on former chief executive Tung ... chairman Edgar Cheng Wai-kin, who was appointed by Mr Tung in 2003. By yesterday more than 370 people had signed up as members of the group. Most of the protesters are CUHK alumni, but they also ...

  3. Protests won't speed up poll reform, says Tsang

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Staging street protests and rallying in Victoria Park would not help Hong Kong attain universal suffrage, the chief executive warned yesterday. He also said that Hong Kong's democratisation and the development of the rule of law could not serve as an example for the mainland. During a Legislative Council question-and-answer session, in the face of accusations ...

  4. Pregnant mainlanders threaten protest march

    Posted Mar 06th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... increased obstetric fees charged to mainlanders. About 30 protesters burned their petition letter to Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok after they waited in vain for half ... they were the ones giving birth as it would spare their spouses from discrimination and extra fees. Legislator Lee Cheuk-yan and social worker Tsang Suk-ling, who led the protest, said they would ...

  5. July 1 anniversary protest march planned

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHANDRA WONG Updated at 6.11pm: A July 1 anniversary protest rally will urge universal suffrage for the Chief Executive election in 2007 and Legislative Council elections in 2008, ... public opinion in Hong Kong. Ms Wu said she could not estimate how large this year's protest would be. But if it was less than last year's 500,000-strong rally, it would still send ...

  6. Protesters in standoff at government HQ

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Martin Wong

    ... Klaudia Lee and Martin Wong 300 try to storm barricades to join pro-democracy students who forced their way into compound Police were keeping protesters at bay outside the Central Government Offices early today after about 300 people broke through a police barrier and tried to storm the government complex. The protesters were trying to get through the gate in Lower Albert Road ...

  7. No chance for protest candidates- but plenty of chants from some

    Posted Feb 17th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Roger Chan Yuet-tung made a show of trying to enter the race for the top job yesterday. Mr Leung got in first, and his rowdy protests disrupted the big moment for Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. ... Mr Chan said: 'Seven million Hong Kong people nominated me. My platform is to protest over Donald Tsang's raping of public opinion.' They were not the only people left unhappy ...

  8. Tung turns on the charm and impresses young protesters

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... three children who had been waiting outside the Central Government Offices to protest. Before he arrived, the youngsters, who were with Sze Lai-shan of the Society for Community Organisation ... headquarters at about 9am yesterday, Mr Tung spoke to every one of the dozen or so protesters - representatives of public housing tenants seeking rent reductions, Chinese medicine practitioners, ...

  9. The protest goes to Legco's doorstep

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... in the second mass protest against embattled Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa in less than a fortnight. Protesters shouted 'Tung Chee-hwa step down! Tung Chee-hwa step down!'' ... than 30,000 people gathered for the occasion. The outpouring of discontent followed the historic 500,000-strong protest on July 1, the biggest seen in Hong Kong since the lead-up ...

  10. Organisers of July protests planning to march on January 1

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Organisers of the historic 500,000-strong march on July 1 will stage another large-scale protest on January 1, calling for democracy and improvement in people's livelihoods. The Civil Human Rights Front hopes the march will be a timely reminder for Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa to listen to the public's demands before he delivers his annual policy address ...




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