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  1. Lessons of violence

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Violence resulted when police and demonstrators against Beijing's interpretation of the Basic Law clashed at the Central Government Offices. What are the lessons for both parties from this incident? Share your views: write to us. ...

  2. Protest violence does nothing to further cause

    Posted Apr 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of protesters forced a confrontation and 12 people were injured in the violence that followed. Those who participated in this foolish enterprise should understand that all they have achieved is to bring ... inside. Further violence was to follow when first security guards and then the police took action to remove protesters from inside the grounds and away from the area outside. The government should ...

  3. Beijing should step in to stop Taishi violence

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the involvement of outsiders in providing villagers with legal advice and the publicity that the row has received in overseas media. Whatever the causes, violence against the villagers and others has ... the rule of law to take its course, violence has been used to suppress the villagers' demands for their village chief to be held accountable for the alleged misuse of village funds. Things ...

  4. Women now rule the roost down on the farm

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing As men swarm to cities for work, 53pc of soil tillers are female, census finds There are more women tilling the soil in the countryside than men- for probably the first time in Chinese history- since able-bodied young males have swarmed to work in towns and cities. By the end of 2006, 53 per cent of farm workers were women, according to agricultural ...

  5. Crowd attacks referee in women's semi-final

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Peter Goff in Beijing A semi-final in the Chinese national women's league had to be abandoned in the dying seconds as scores of enraged fans stormed on to the court and attacked ... in the fourth quarter and trailed 85-82 with only 13 seconds remaining on the clock. Local fans, angered by decisions referee Ma Lijun gave against their team, rained water bottles, cigarette lighters ...

  6. When rural poverty turns to despair for women

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... suicide had long been used by rural women as their last resort and rebellion against a male-dominated world. Ms Xu said women in the countryside had also been forced to shoulder a greater share ... for their children's tuition fees. 'I felt I couldn't take it any more at that point,' she said. Ms Li's plight echoes a desperation among women swamped by the social and economic ...

  7. Mainland violence may be brewing

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... violence on the mainland, and you raise some strong points. However, what is the alternative? Once people have a taste of freedom it is very difficult to get them to forget it. It is possible ...

  8. Women threaten suicide in protest at official corruption

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Irene Wang and Josephine Ma in Beijing Liaoning group complains of injustice back home during drama on Beijing roof Six women from Liaoning threatened to jump off a six-storey apartment block in Beijing yesterday in a protest against injustice they claimed they had received in their home province. Dressed in T-shirts emblazoned with the words 'Liaoning' ...

  9. Xinjiang violence nothing to fuss about, official says

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of violence in recent years. Beijing says about 200 people died in a series of violent riots over several days in early July 2009. Police shot dead seven Uygurs in Pishan county, Hotan, in December. ... of inciting violence, although he also persuaded the protesters to disperse. ...

  10. News - China

    Beijing demands action after Chinese woman allegedly raped in Delhi

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... the Indian government to deal with the incident seriously and punish her assailant. It also warned Chinese nationals in India, especially women, to stay alert and avoid going out alone. Police said ... microblogger wrote. And another said: "This is very scary to women. I wouldn't go there even if someone paid for my trip." Threats to women's safety in India have hit the headlines ...




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