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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Dockers strike at Kwai Chung Container Terminal

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:19pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit About 100 dockers demanding a pay rise vowed to continue a sit-in protest at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal on Thursday after a meeting with their employer earlier in the day failed to settle the dispute. The demonstration began on Thursda ...

  2. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Guangzhou taxi drivers strike over licence fees, black cabs

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:53am by He Huifeng

    ... drivers strike over fees, black cabs Taxi drivers in Guangzhou went on strike yesterday as the Canton Fair opened, with some claiming that more than two-thirds of the city's cabbies had ... China Morning Post that as many as 70 per cent of the city's taxi drivers were taking part in the industrial action. They said they would continue the strike today because the government ...

  3. News - World - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Islamic State captures Iraqi army base despite US-led air strikes

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:12am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Baghdad Military gives up third facility in three weeks, despite US-led air strikes Islamic State takes Iraqi army base Islamic State fighters have seized control of an army base in western Iraq, the third to fall in three weeks, as Iraqi forces in the region appeared close to collapse despite US-led air strikes. Iraqi officials described the pull-back ...

  4. News - World

    Liberian nurses threaten strike

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 04:21am by AP

    ... Associated Press Liberian officials are pleading with nurses and physician assistants to show up for work today amid a dispute over hazard pay that has prompted calls for a strike in the middle of the Ebola epidemic. A strike could deliver a serious blow to the fight against Ebola in Liberia, where the World Health Organisation has recorded more than 2,300 confirmed, suspected ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Occupy co-founder on the art of striking a fine balance

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Occupy co-founder Chan Kin-man weighs up defiant disruption with need for public sympathy Art of striking a fine balance The biggest test facing the Occupy ... and lasts too long, public sympathy for the movement will gradually wane," Chan said, speaking outside the government headquarters in Admiralty. "It's not easy to strike ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    US-led coalition ramps up strikes against Islamic State in Syria-Turkey border town

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:49am by Associated Press in Mursitpinar, Turkey

    ... support building and two vehicles, and damaged a training camp. The strikes also hit two groups of Islamic State fighters, it said in a statement. “Indications are that Kurdish militia ...

  7. Sport - Racing

    Bank on Star Track to strike a prosperous Triple Trio

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 09:28am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Paul O'Sullivan's lightly raced four-year-old caught the eye in one start last season and with a solid preparation, he can take out the opening leg Bank on Star Track to strike a prosperous Triple Trio A good off-season break after a promising debut and two solid barrier trials ahead of his return make Star Track a standout selection ...


    Limited effectiveness of US-led air strikes emphasises ground weakness

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 11:38pm by AP

    ... in taking new territory from an Iraqi army that still buckles in the face of the militants. In neighbouring Syria, days of air strikes have been unable to stop militants on the verge of capturing a strategic town on the Turkish border. The US-led coalition has launched a series of strikes aimed at preventing the extremist group from seizing Kobani. An activist group said the strikes killed ...

  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    German pilots plan strike at Lufthansa’s cargo unit

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 11:16am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Frankfurt German pilots union VC has again called a strike at Deutsche Lufthansa in a dispute over retirement benefits, targeting the airline’s cargo unit. The strike ... from its main hub in Frankfurt during the strike and that it would try to operate as many flights as possible. “Since about half of the freight is being carried by Lufthansa and (subsidiary) ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China must strike deal with West so criminals have no place to hide

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Deny criminals a place to hide The long arm of mainland law usually gets its man, except when it reaches overseas for corrupt officials who have gone into hiding with ill-gotten gains. It is not through want of trying. But even China's ...




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