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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine protesters were killed under Yanukovych’s ‘direct leadership’

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 06:55pm by Reuters

    ... The killing of anti-government protesters in the Ukrainian capital Kiev in February took place “under the direct leadership” of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, security chiefs said on Thursday. ... of people suffered in the ‘mincer’ Interior Minister Arsen Avakov Unidentified Russians were at the headquarters of Ukraine’s security service during the protests, which lasted three months, ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Mistrust of Maoming officials raises concern of chemical plant protesters

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 05:11am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Mistrust of local officials raises ire of protesters Maoming residents protesting against a proposed petrochemical project in the southern Guangdong city greeted local officials' vow to solicit public feedback with scepticism. The city government of Maoming- buffeted by corruption scandals- has resorted to violence to disperse peaceful protesters ...

  3. News - China - TAIPEI BRIEFING

    Protesting students need 101 class in democracy

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 02:33am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung Robust civic engagement must come with a willingness to compromise Students need 101 class in democracy A student-led mass protest in Taipei to demand withdrawal ... democracy" and "Withdraw the services trade pact", the students even cleaned up their litter outside the Presidential Office when their leaders announced the end of the day's protest ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Taiwan protests: view from mainland China

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 05:51pm by DENG YUWEN, JONATHAN SULLIVAN

    ... Deng Yuwen and Jonathan Sullivan Deng Yuwen and Jonathan Sullivan say the chaotic scenes of student protests across the strait bode ill for political liberalisation on the mainland but they have, at least, prompted discussion of democratic rights Lessons from Taiwan The sudden eruption of student protests in Taiwan, ostensibly against the cross-strait services and trade agreement ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROTESTS

    Colonial history won't be waived at Tai Da Flags

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... at rallies. Some former Beijing officials have lamented the sight of colonial flags in street protests, most recently during Tuesday's mass demonstration. But many commentators say the flags ...


    Lung Ying-tai calls on Taiwanese students to end 'ill-conceived' protest

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 12:55am

    ... already cost taxpayers NT$12.8 million (HK$3.3 million) and delayed numerous important bills. Student leader Lin Fei-fan rejected Lung’s characterisation of his group’s protest, accusing her ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar says sorry for monks' protest injuries at Monywa mine

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Government apologises to monks for protest injuries Myanmar's government has apologised to senior Buddhist clerics over injuries sustained in a violent ... the demonstration had a "political" element and that the government was treating the wounded with a "clear conscience". The pre-dawn raid on protest camps at the mine last month ...

  8. News - China

    Scuffles erupt between rival Taiwan protesters near legislative building

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 02:33am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Police forced to step in as opponents and supporters of trade deal clash in Taipei Backers of cross-strait pact launch own protest Tensions ... students occupying parliament leave. The ongoing student protest, which has lasted more than two weeks, has also prompted "worry" from the mainland's top Taiwan affairs official. ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protester killed, several wounded in shooting at anti-government march

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 03:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Pro-government “red shirts” to rally on Saturday, raising risk of confrontation Gunmen opened fire on a group of Thai anti-government protesters driving away from ... for the violence which brought the death toll to 24, with scores wounded, since protesters took to the streets in November in a bid to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from office and erase ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CROSS-STRAIT RELATIONS

    Taiwanese in Hong Kong rally in solidarity with Taipei's anti-trade-pact protests

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:19am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Hong Kong protest shows solidarity with Taipei Scores of Taiwanese took to the streets of Hong Kong yesterday in solidarity with the 500,000 demonstrators ... and child, said it was his duty as a Taiwanese resident to protest: "Hong Kong is part of China, but Taiwan is not. This is a stance we need to stand firm on." Rally organiser Brandy Wu ...




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