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  1. Public backs relocation of Queen's Pier, say top officials

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The demolition and relocation of Queen's Pier were supported by the vast majority of the public and the forcible removal of protesters demanding its on-site preservation ... 'Polls conducted by us have shown that the majority of the public support our plan to relocate Queen's Pier. The findings were obvious and they are very much different from the views ...

  2. Activists refuse to leave Queen's Pier

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam About a dozen activists who have been occupying Queen's Pier for some time in protest against the government's decision to demolish it refused to leave the site yesterday. Police had asked them to leave so the public could watch the handover anniversary fireworks from the pier. The activists said this was not sufficient reason to require them to leave ...

  3. Gays reject group's 'drama-queen' ways

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Members of the gay community yesterday said they were disgusted by the 'drama-queen' tactics used by activists last Sunday, fearing it would set back efforts to promote ... these drama queens do not represent us,' he said. Gay-rights activist Chung To, of the Chi Heng Foundation, also disapproved of the protest but said it was time for the government to legislate ...

  4. Celebrate in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A range of activities will be held this Sunday at Wat Makthumvanaram (Thai temple, 51 Pun Chun Yuen Tsuen, Tai Wo, 2653 6758) for Queen Sirikit's birthday today. The activities ... of the picture of the queen and sing the Praise the Queen anthem. There will also be a seminar for Thai migrant workers about Hong Kong laws, held by the Thai consulate with assistance from the Labour ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Dec 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woman robbed at gunpoint in Central An Indian woman was robbed of $3,500 before dawn yesterday on Queen's Road Central. The robber approached her after she had just withdrawn $1,000 from a cash machine and ordered her to withdraw more. He was armed with what appeared to be a pistol. He then told the woman, 37, to lie face down on the pavement and count to 100. The suspect ...

  6. Human rights head blasts police action at protest

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phila Siu The Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor slammed the police for intervening in the organisation's work during the July 1 rally. At around midnight that day, a scuffle broke out between hundreds of protesters and police at the Cheung Kong Centre in Queen's Road, Central. Officers used pepper spray, injuring more than 10 people including lawmakers and journalists. ...

  7. Who said it?

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... These are questioning images. Some of these pictures really ask, 'Do we need a queen?' and 'What is she for?' Paul Moorhouse, curator of an exhibition of portraits of Queen Elizabeth ...

  8. A history of non-violence

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are searching for a sense of identity, according to three artist-cum-activists who spearheaded the protest against the demolition of Queen's Pier. Poet Tang Siu-wa, 29, illustrator Karden Chan Ka-yuen, 24, and performance artist Au Yeung Tung, 29, were on the frontline of the campaign that strived to save the harbour landmark last month. Following the Queen's Pier protest, ...

  9. Man suffers poisoning in suicide attempt

    Posted Aug 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... immediately removed the bag from his head and called the police. He was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital and was in serious condition last night. A suicide note was found in Mr Yu's bedroom, ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Cocaine seized Police last night arrested a 51-year-old man in a hotel in Yau Ma Tei and seized about 5kg of cocaine with a market value of $5.2 million. Officers ...




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