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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. Sport - Hong Kong - ASIAN GAMES

    Curse of Diao strikes again- 100m from finish

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 11:12pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa in Incheon kinwa.chan@scmp.com After crashing in the pursuit event last week, HK rider suffers a puncture while leading the pack Curse of Diao strikes again- 100m from finish If there was a prize for the most unfortunate athlete in Incheon, Hong Kong cyclist Diao Xiaojuan would be a strong contender. After three and a half hours in the saddle and with only 100 metres left ...

  3. News - World - ISLAMIC STATE

    US conducts ‘near continuous’ strikes against Islamic State in Syria

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 06:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria by the US and its Arab allies were ongoing, as three European governments agree to deploy military jets against the jihadists in Iraq The US-led coalition widened its air strikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria on Saturday as part of “near continuous” raids against the jihadists. ...

  4. News - World

    Nine arrested in UK ahead of parliament's vote on joining Iraq air strikes

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Nine arrests as UK votes on Iraq strikes British Prime Minister David Cameron was preparing yesterday for a key vote on joining air strikes in Iraq as police ... he announced that parliament would vote today on British planes joining US-led strikes against Islamic State in Iraq. Nine people were arrested in London early yesterday on suspicion ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    SUNCT: a rare form of headache that strikes up to 200 times a day

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 03:11pm by RAY NG

    ... Ray Ng life@scmp.com A Hong Kong patient gives a glimpse into a rare but debilitating condition A shock to the system For two weeks Hong Kong resident Brendan James suffered headaches on the left side of his face. His left eye had become red, producing sp ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Striking students march through Central as police say protest is illegal

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 01:04pm by Tony Cheung and Peter So

    ... of Students said about 500 striking students and other activists took part in the march. The federation’s secretary general Alex Chow Yong-kang said the group had not applied for permission from police for the event, but indicated the action would be peaceful. Watch: What do spectators think about striking students' march The march marks one of Hong Kong's first acts of civil ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US and Arab allies strike Islamic State in Syria from air and sea

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 11:32am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The United States and Arab allies launched strikes from the air and sea against Islamic State militants in Syria on Tuesday, opening a new front ... the strikes. “Using a mix of fighter, bombers, remotely piloted aircraft and Tomahawk land attack missiles” the coalition conducted 14 strikes against IS targets in Syria, it said. The strikes ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Rebels with a cause: striking 'white-shirt' students speak about fight for democracy

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:12am by JEFFIE LAM, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... for what we truly deserve," he said. Law student Vincent Chong Yip-fung was determined to "strike" for the full week, despite the effect it could have on his studies. "There ... not follow politics closely. "But I am not sure which side to take." He said about 10 per cent of his 200-strong class were striking. Academics also attended the rally to back the students, ...

  9. News - World - AVIATION

    Air France pilots reject 'last offer' to end strike already in its second week

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Airline vows to delay expanding budget arm crews fear will cut pay, but union rejects deal Air France pilots reject 'last offer' to end strike An offer by French flag carrier Air France to freeze the expansion of its low-cost operation in a bid to end a strike by pilots was yesterday rejected by the main union, dashing hopes ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards get meeting after new strike threat

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Lifeguards get meeting after new strike threat The Leisure and Cultural Services Department has agreed to meet the city's largest lifeguard union- ... Union, a member of the pan-democrat Confederation of Trade Unions, yesterday warned that it might mobilise a longer strike because the government had yet to respond to its calls for a meeting. ...




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