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Brawl breaks out at Kuokuang protest

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A huge brawl broke out yesterday at the hearing of the plan to build the Kuokuang Petrochemical Park held by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in Changhua County, where opponents and proponents of the park’s construction … Continue reading

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Protesters take aim at landfill project in Tainan County

2010/10/05 Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) Over 500 residents of Tainan County’s Longci Township smashed chairs, flipped tables, and clashed with police Tuesday to protest the construction of a proposed landfill that they feared will cause irreversible damage to the area’s … Continue reading

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Protest held over plan to build oil refineries

Residents from Changhua County voiced their objection to Kuokuang Petrochemical Technology Corp’s plan to build oil refineries on the coast of the county’s Dacheng Township (大城) in a demonstration in front of the Presidential Office yesterday. About 100 Changhua County … Continue reading

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Protesters step up fight against petrochemical complex

Taipei, Sept 27 (CNA) Over 1,200 demonstrators staged a rally in Changhua County Monday to oppose building a petrochemical complex on the county’s coast, but the government said the protesters were barking up the wrong tree. Holding up placards and … Continue reading

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Clashes erupt at protest against naphtha cracker

About 2,000 police officers clash with protesters trying to break through police lines 2010-08-18 Clashes between police and protesters against the Formosa Plastics Group naphtha cracker complex in Yunlin County led to several arrests Tuesday. Residents of Mailiao and Taihsi … Continue reading

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