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  1. Teachers to march over reforms with the backing of lawmakers

    Posted Jan 21st 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong, Will Clem

    ... the protest. Teacher representatives were keen to meet with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, Mr Cheung said. However, the Chief Executive had so far turned down all requests for a face-to-face ...

  2. Shark 'finning' uncommon; Asia shuns such waste

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Appendix I ('threatened with extinction') or Appendix II. Yet caviar is freely sold in our hotels and restaurants without protest. Why pick on shark's fin? CHIU CHING-CHEUNG, ...

  3. Activists arrested 'worst crackdown and beaten in in five years'

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

    ... from Qianjiang in Hubei province, whose son, Yao Yao, says he has been unable to contact his father since Sunday. Olympics-related eviction protester Ye Guozhu, his brother, Ye Guoqiang and son ...

  4. A family quarrel

    Posted Jan 18th 2006, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... without her. 2. TO BACK OFF- to stop putting pressure on someone to do something you want them to do or to move back from something. E.g. The police told the protesters to back off. I don't ...

  5. Chemical reaction

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

    ... Lian and others, Xiamen residents are taking notice. On Friday some plan to gather outside the city government offices in silent protest. The scenario that has opponents spooked happened ... itself,' said Zhang Jingjing, a lawyer at the Centre for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims in Beijing. Meanwhile, if all else fails, Professor Zhao plans to write a personal letter of protest ...

  6. Rein in the beasts of Myanmar

    Posted Oct 06th 2007, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty Its streets are quiet now. Its people are silent, cowed by troops wielding sticks and guns. Hundreds of Buddhist monks bear the scars of beatings and the memory of their colleagues killed as examples to the rest. Thousands of unarmed, peaceful protesters are in detention. And the international hand-wringing has started over what happens now- after the thuggery ...

  7. talk back

    Posted Jan 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and countries worldwide, smoking bans have increased trade for entertainment and dining outlets, when all establishments are treated equally, despite employer and owner protestations to the contrary. ...

  8. Leaders need more than just inspiring words to tackle corruption

    Posted Jan 09th 2006, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... investigations have particularly targeted those sectors where official corruption and collusion with businessmen sparked a wave of riots and protests sweeping the country's urban and rural areas ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... Inquiries: 2918 4321 Cinema May '68- A Dream of Utopia This year's Le French May presents 10 films on the strike and student protests that took place in France in May 1968, including ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... French May presents 10 films on the strike and student protests that took place in France in May 1968, including the following two. Palace IFC, IFC Mall, 8 Finance St, Central, HK$75; Broadway ...




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