Court upholds ban on opening Nagasaki bay dike floodgates

National Nov 11, 2015

Court upholds ban on opening Nagasaki bay dike floodgates

An injunction barring the government from opening the floodgates in the Isahaya Bay dike has been upheld, further delaying a plan to examine whether the land reclamation project is hurting local fishing. The Nagasaki District Court on Tuesday rejected the central government's objection to the ...

Hong Kong braces for clearing of final Occupy protest zones

Asia Pacific Dec 10, 2014

Hong Kong braces for clearing of final Occupy protest zones

Hong Kong police announced plans to clear away the last of the Occupy protest encampments that have blocked key streets in the financial hub for over two months, setting up what could be a final showdown with pro-democracy activists on Thursday. A police spokesman, Cheung ...