Evergrande Protestors Become Target of Stability Maintenance

Evergrande offices across China have been beset by protesting retail investors and homeowners concerned that the real estate giant is on the verge of bankruptcy. The company is facing a liquidity crisis and may default on its...

Hospital in China Fends Off Angry Mob

Professional mourners have long been a part of funerals in China. Now, the bereaved can also hire mobs of pitchfork-wielding protesters to add teeth to demands for compensation, while beseiged hospital staff are taking up arms...

Hundreds of Workers Sit in to Protest Govt Sell-out – RFA

From Radio Free Asia’s mandarin service, translated by CDT: Starting on Jan. 6, hundreds of transportation workers with the Qingyang (Â∫ÜÈò≥) Transportation Corp. of Gansu province have resorted to a sit-in in front of the city government to protest over a presumed sell-out plan by city officials to sever 1,400 workers’ employment and benefits, so […]

The last stand – Peijin Chen

From Shanghaiist: …We went, and saw this man (pictured here), making one last stand on the roof of a building where he lives and which is slated for destruction. He’d been there since early in the morning and policemen on motorcycles were on the street monitoring the situation…. …A couple of things to notice: zoom […]

Radicals protest Chinese National Day celebrations in Hong Kong – AP

From AP, via Hindu: A ceremony celebrating China’s National Day in Hong Kong was marred on Saturday when activists protesting the Beijing government attempted to storm into the venue. About 20 people, led by maverick lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung, were protesting Beijing’s Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989 on the fringes of the ceremony. They also demanded […]

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