China banks vow to repay more customers after protests

Agence France Presse 07/18/2022

Chinese regulators have promised to repay more victims of one of the country’s biggest-ever banking scandals, after hundreds of thousands of customers were left without access to funds, triggering rare mass protests. Four banks in Henan province…

Cebu City cops ready to secure Rama’s oath-taking

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City cops are all geared up for whatever possible activities that may happen during Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama’s oath-taking this Thursday, June 30, 2022. The city’s police have also set up…

160 cops to secure Independence Day activities in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some 160 policemen will be deployed to secure the activities related to this Sunday’s commemoration of the country’s 124th Independence Day. Police Major Jose Angelo Acupinpin, chief of operations of the Cebu City…

PRO-7 chief to CV cops: ‘Maximum tolerance’ in handling election protest rallies

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Central Visayas are ordered to maintain law and order and observe “maximum tolerance” in handling possible rallies protesting the unofficial results of the local and national elections this year. Police Brigadier…

Cebu City police ready for Independence Day rallies

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office has already set its security plan for protests expected to be held during the commemoration of the country’s 123rd Independence Day on Saturday, June 12, 2021.  Police Lieutenant…

At least 39 reported killed in Myanmar as Chinese factories burn

Reuters 03/15/2021

Security forces killed at least 22 anti-coup protesters in the poor, industrial Hlaingthaya suburb of Myanmar’s main city on Sunday after Chinese-financed factories were set ablaze there, an advocacy group said. A further 16 protesters were killed…

PNP, DILG warn terror bill critics planning June 12 protests

the Inquirer staff 06/11/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — A senior Philippine National Police official on Wednesday warned activists that they could be arrested if they joined street protests against the proposed antiterrorism law, as Interior Secretary Eduardo Año reminded the public…

Chile protests resume, demonstrations crimp economic growth

11/05/2019

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Thousands of Chileans took to the streets again Monday to demand better social services, some clashing with police, as protesters demanded an end to economic inequality even as the government announced that weeks…

Hong Kong government to withdraw bill that sparked protests

10/23/2019

HONG KONG  – Hong Kong authorities are set to formally withdraw an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. The security chief is due on Wednesday to announce the bill’s…

Hong Kong protesters clamor for release of detained activist

Associated Press 10/09/2019

HONG KONG — Several hundred masked protesters chanting for revolution have gathered at Hong Kong’s High Court for the appeal hearing of an activist sentenced to six years in prison for his part in a violent nightlong…

Protests escalate in Iraq: 9 dead, hundreds wounded

10/03/2019

BAGHDAD – At least seven people were killed and dozens were wounded in clashes that spread across several Iraqi provinces on Wednesday as security forces fired live ammunition and tear gas for the second day to disperse…

Hong Kong police slammed as ‘trigger-happy’ after teen shot

10/02/2019

HONG KONG — Heads bowed and dressed in black, schoolmates of a teenage demonstrator shot at close range in the chest by a Hong Kong riot officer condemned police tactics and demanded accountability on Wednesday. Tuesday’s shooting…

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