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Post-rally protesters in stand-off with police in Central

A group of 400 anti-CY Leung protesters were engaged in a stand-off with police in Central on Tuesday, after they attempted to march to the former government headquarters.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Five to face murder charges over India gang-rape

Indian police are expected to formally charge five of six suspects with murder in the death of 23-year-old woman who was raped on a moving bus in New Delhi.

The sixth suspect is under 18 and a juvenile.

 A police officer says they have ordered a bone test for the sixth accused to confirm his age. He spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorised to talk to reporters.

1 Jan 2013 - 4:06pm

Now TV reporter attacked by CY Leung supporter

Two journalists were surrounded and attacked at the starting point of yesterday's pro-government march in Victoria Park, Now TV's news channel reported. It was just one incident in which the crowd targeted the media.

Following the attack, police said a 61-year-old was arrested for assaulting a 31-year-old man.

31 Dec 2012 - 7:04am 1 comment

Marchers in show of support for Leung

Thousands of protesters attempted to steal the thunder of an anti-government rally planned for tomorrow with a march through the city yesterday in support of the besieged chief executive.

Caring Hong Kong Power, an online group, organised the rally that was attended predominantly by middle-aged and elderly people.

31 Dec 2012 - 7:04am

Pro-Leung rally organiser Patrick Ko revealed as New People's Party member

As supporters and opponents of the chief executive prepare to stage rival marches on New Year's Day, it has come to light that an organiser of the pro-Leung Chun-ying rally belongs to a political party, despite saying he had no such affiliation.

30 Dec 2012 - 4:55am 2 comments

City Digest, December 27, 2012

Organisers of the January 1 march demanding Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's resignation say poor police arrangements could cause chaos.

27 Dec 2012 - 2:49am 1 comment

Contrasting rallies planned for next week

Hong Kong's political divisions will literally play out in black and white next week.

On Sunday supporters of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will march from Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to government headquarters in Admiralty. The organiser, internet-based group Caring Hong Kong Power, has asked participants to wear white.

23 Dec 2012 - 4:55am

Land grabs are main cause of mainland protests, experts say

Land seizures, pollution and labour disputes have been the three main causes of tens of thousands of mass protests in recent years, according to a top think-tank.

20 Dec 2012 - 4:12am

Police beat strikers during Xi Jinping's Guangdong tour

New Communist Party chief Xi Jinping continued his low-profile tour of southern China yesterday with a trip to Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong, after stopping over in Zhuhai and Foshan.

The vice-president's first stop in Shenzhen coincided with a strike by about 3,000 workers at a printing factory on Friday evening, witnesses told the South China Morning Post yesterday.

10 Dec 2012 - 11:10am 3 comments

Protesters urge Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to quit

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets yesterday urging Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to step down, on the eve of his public accounting for illegal structures at his home on The Peak.

Leung is expected to be questioned by lawmakers from across the political spectrum for at least 1-1/2 hours in the Legislative Council today.

10 Dec 2012 - 8:14am 20 comments