Ex-toll collectors seek premier in vain


Laid-off freeway toll collectors protest in front of Premier Mao Chi-kuo’s residence in Taipei yesterday. Photo: CNA

ESCAPE FROM HOME:Police cordoned off the area where the premier lives early on, allowing him to leave unnoticed by scores of people demonstrating outside

Taipei Times
Date:  May 02, 2015
By: Chen Wei-han  /  Staff writer

More than 100 former freeway toll collectors yesterday rallied in front of the Taipei apartment building where Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) lives to stage a Workers’ Day protest, with a large police force already deployed at the scene to control the crowd.

According to a report by the Chinese-language Apple Daily, a group of protesters gathered near Mao’s apartment block at about 7am, but the neighborhood was already cordoned off because the police had been tipped off in advance.     [FULL  STORY]

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