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  1. Activist firm on hunger strike, lawyer says

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Jailed food safety activist Zhao Lianhai is pressing on with an indefinite hunger strike, saying it is part of his fight for a better future for children, his lawyer said ... had 'chanted slogans and gathered illegally to stir trouble' and seriously disrupted social order. Zhao, 38, started a hunger strike after the verdict was handed down. His lawyer, ...

  2. Curse of the 'tofu' schools strikes again

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... of state power'. Prone to disaster 1920: 8.5 magnitude quake strikes Haiyuan county in Ningxia, killing 240,000 and destroying four counties 1927: Magnitude-8 quake rocks Gulang county ...

  3. Warning police will 'strike hard at hostile forces'

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... measures' if necessary, Xinhua reported. In a speech on December 18, reported yesterday, he told security officials across the country they must 'strike hard against the destructive work ... and diligently collect intelligence about their political foes, he said. 'In the new year, there will be no relaxation on stability maintenance.' They must 'strike hard against hostile ...

  4. Beethoven strikes right note

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Magnificent gelding Beethoven may only have scrambled home yesterday but trainer David Hayes was relieved to see him perform better than the rest of the Hong Kong Derby graduates and is still expecting him to improve next season. Stable rider ...

  5. Chef gets 20 months for chopper attack on woman diner

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... at Shum Tak Fisherman's Village restaurant in Wan Chai, had earlier pleaded guilty in the District Court to wounding causing grievous bodily harm for striking Chan Kwai-chun, 47, ... was under pressure at work but called his actions uncivilised. 'This knife is very heavy. You should know that better than anyone. Striking someone with any part of this knife would cause ...

  6. Dissident to apply for visa to visit Hong Kong

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Wang also said that he and fellow dissidents planned to stage a hunger strike later this month to protest against Beijing's repeated rejection of their demands to renew their passports ... and fellow dissidents had decided to stage a hunger strike if the authorities continued to ignore their demands for a passport. 'I think there will be at least 10 people joining the hunger ...

  7. Man, 77, admits to chopping woman, 78

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... area about 6am and she started to pedal an exercise bike. About 10 minutes later Ko was seen by another resident approaching Ms Chang from behind and striking her on the head with something rolled up in a newspaper. Mr Chapman said Ms Chang saw Ko striking at her face with a chopper. Ms Chang was sent to North District Hospital, where she was placed in intensive care until January ...

  8. Mother who left Ice pipe in toddler's reach put on probation

    Posted Aug 01st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... ordered. She earlier pleaded guilty to one count of ill treating a child over the incident, which occurred on March 25 at her home on the Hau Tak Estate in Tseung Kwan O. Her case bears striking ... urine tested positive for it. When police arrested Tam at the hospital, she admitted the offence. In a strikingly similar case on June 7, 2007, a two-year-old boy tasted a straw containing Ice ...

  9. Fears grow for health of jailed dissident

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... strike, his brother says. Wang Bingwu, who visited his older brother at a prison in Shaoguan, Guangdong, last Friday, said he found the solitary confinement and mandatory 'political ... strike,' Mr Wang said in Hong Kong yesterday. Critics say the so-called 'political education' sessions in mainland prisons typically include several hours of brainwashing, forced ...

  10. Wife of jailed milk 'hero' tells of anguish

    Posted Nov 12th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Jian, who cried over the sentence on Wednesday, has begun a three-day hunger strike to protest against the verdict and support Zhao, who said in court that he would go on hunger strike. Li would ...




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