Posts Tagged protests

Iraqis defy tear gas, upcoming curfew as protests stretch on

Robie de Guzman   •   October 29, 2019

Thousands of people in Baghdad continued their protests at Tahrir Square in central Baghdad on Monday (October 28), defying a curfew scheduled to be imposed from midnight until 6am (2100GMT...

DFA urges Pinoys in Lebanon to avoid areas of protests

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 21, 2019

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) advises the Filipino community in Lebanon to stay away from areas where protests are being held. On Saturday (October 19), the DFA reiterated the...

Striking Hong Kong hospital staff join hands to form human chain

Jeck Deocampo   •   September 2, 2019

Hundreds of staff from Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong formed a human chain to join a city-wide strike in support of anti-government protesters on Monday (September 2). Local Hong...

Hong Kong hit by another weekend of protests

Maris Federez   •   August 10, 2019

About a thousand protesters gathered in Tai Po, a town in the north of Hong Kong, on Saturday (August 10) where they marched around the district. Increasingly violent protests have...

Hong Kong police says 148 arrested, 800 tear gas rounds fired in August 5 protests

Robie de Guzman   •   August 7, 2019

Hong Kong police said on Tuesday (August 6) that 148 protesters were arrested and 800 tear gas canisters used during rallies that descended into violent clashes in multiple districts a...

DFA assures aid for Filipino arrested in Hong Kong

Robie de Guzman   •   August 6, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has assured to provide assistance to an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who was arrested for allegedly participating in ongoing anti-government protests...

Riot police fire tear gas at protesters occupying Hong Kong shopping district

Robie de Guzman   •   August 5, 2019

Police fired multiple rounds of tear gas to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday (August 4) after violent clashes a day earlier. The Chinese-controlled city, an...

Hong Kong: Arrests made as protesters march anew

Robie de Guzman   •   July 8, 2019

Police made a number of arrests on Sunday (July 7) as protesters marched through Hong Kong’s most popular tourist areas. Protests against the now-suspended bill have drawn millions of people...

Hong Kong protesters condemn ‘unreasonable’ police violence

Robie de Guzman   •   June 14, 2019

Hong Kong demonstrators who experienced tear gas when the anti-extradition protest turned violent said on Thursday (June 13) that they condemned the ‘unreasonable’ use of force by the police. Hundreds...

PH Consulate in Hong Kong advises Pinoys to stay away from protests

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 13, 2019

The Philippine Consulate has advised Filipinos in Hong Kong to stay away from the on-going protests against the proposed extradition law. READ: Hong Kong lawmakers double down on extradition bill...


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