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  1. News - China - PROTEST

    Police beat strikers during Xi Jinping's Guangdong tour

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing, He Huifeng

    ... Li Jing and He Huifeng jing.li@scmp.com Protesters beaten by police and expressway blocked in Shenzhen district Strike by workers during Xi's tour New Communist Party chief Xi Jinping continued his low-profile tour of southern China yesterday with a trip to Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong, after stopping over in Zhuhai and Foshan. The vice-president's first stop ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CROSS-BORDER ISSUES

    Leung to urge Beijing to help stem tide of parallel traders

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 01:45pm by Amy Nip

    ... at the weekend protested against parallel traders outside the district’s MTR station. They criticised the traders for blocking roads, posing safety threats to passers-by and inflating the prices ...

  3. 'I had to be on the frontline to capture the actions', says SCMP photographer Felix Wong

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 09:45am by Hedy Bok

    ... Hedy Bok With one eye swollen shut and bruises over his nose and forehead, SCMP photographer Felix Wong tells of his ordeal of being beaten up by riot police in Shenzhen when he covered the violent anti-Japanese protests there on Sunday.  "I had to be on the frontline to capture the actions, so I walked in front of them to photograph the arrests," he said.  When the police ...


    Anti-Japan protests turn violent in Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Qingdao

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing, He Huifeng

    ... Li Jing in Guangzhou and He Huifeng in Shenzhen Demonstrations turn into battles with the police in Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Qingdao as protesters smash and burn Japanese businesses Anti-Japan protests explode in violence Torrid protests against Japan broke out in dozens of mainland cities for a second day yesterday, prompting Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda to urge ...


    Bid to calm public after anti-Japanese protests in Shenzhen over Diaoyus

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... protest Mainland media attempted to calm public anger over the disputed Diaoyu Islands yesterday after an anti-Japanese protest turned ugly in Shenzhen at the weekend. Editorials in mainland newspapers described the actions of some protesters as "stupid" and called on mainlanders to remain united. Major anti-Japanese demonstrations broke out in several mainland cities on Sunday ...


    HK activists who went to Diaoyus are heroes, say Shenzhen protesters

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... Shenzhen universities and local teenagers. Soon they numbered nearly 20,000, according to a police source in the city who declined to be named. The gathering was said by several protesters ... authorities. However, local media were banned from reporting on the protest, and journalists were ordered not to take part. "The government did nothing useful and behaved like cowards," said ...


    Shenzhen police issue pictures of anti-Japan riot suspects

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Police issue images of riot suspects Shenzhen police have released surveillance images of 20 protesters in the hunt for suspects linked to violence during ... have also called on the protesters to turn themselves in or face more severe punishments if caught. Hunts for suspects are also under way in other mainland cities, including Xian, Qingdao ...

  8. Police use tear gas on third day of protest

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... The official Xinhua news agency reported yesterday that five protesters had been detained on Wednesday night, but denied there were any casualties in the town. The Shantou Economic Zone Evening News ran reports yesterday about the 'confessions' of three of the protesters, aged between 19 and 24, who were detained while occupying the Shenzhen-Shantou highway on Tuesday. 'I ...

  9. Drivers protest over border-crossing closure

    Posted May 24th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok About 400 drivers from a private-car owners' association staged a slow-drive protest in Sheung Shui to urge the Hong Kong and Shenzhen governments to allow cars with no passengers to use the Man Kam To border crossing. It was closed on February 22 for 21/2 years due to renovation on the Shenzhen side. Clearance services for passengers on cross-boundary buses ...

  10. Homebuyers protest in Shenzhen against shabby public flats

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Protesters shouted and demanded yesterday to see the new acting mayor, Wang Rong. They said authorities tried to force them to sign unfair compensation agreements and end the protest, by harassing ...




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