Friday, October 31, 2014   

Vietnamese workers protest at Chinese factories
(05-13 17:15)

Several thousand Vietnamese workers have protested at Chinese owned factories to protest Beijing's deployment of an oil rig in waters claimed by Vietnam.
Photos circulating online showed people pushing over fences at one industrial park and broken windows at a factory.
An executive at one industrial park said the protests began Monday night and by Tuesday had hit four parks.
He didn't give his name because of the sensitivity of the issue.
Vietnam reacted angrily to the deployment of a deep sea oil rig on May 1 close to the Paracel Islands, which are controlled by China but claimed by Hanoi.
Vietnam's authoritarian government gave its sanction to streets protests over the weekend, but will be concerned about Tuesday's unrest. --AP   
Other China breaking news:
Taiwan man mutilates girlfriend's face in jealous rage (10-30 16:13)
Liaoning court official dead in suspected suicide (10-30 16:11)
China buries war dead returned by South Korea (10-30 12:49)
Boss of Shanghai power firm under graft probe (10-29 18:10)
Former bank chief on trial for corruption (10-29 18:02)
Chinese VP meets with Japanese governor delegation (10-28 16:50)
6 dead, 5 injured in China's road accident (10-27 19:00)
Private clubs banned in historical buildings, parks (10-27 17:34)
China considering to scrap death penalty for 9 crimes (10-27 17:04)
PETA praises Taiwan for raid on pigeon race gambling club (10-27 16:46)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.