22 Apr '11, 7am

Asia One 上海卡车司机罢工进入第三天China truckers strike for third day in Shanghai

Asia One 上海卡车司机罢工进入第三天China truckers strike for third day in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China - Truck drivers picketed at Shanghai port facilities over rising fuel costs for a third day on Friday, with witnesses reporting police had moved in to try to disperse them. The strikes by hundreds of drivers at several shipping sites in Shanghai, China's largest port and the world's busiest container port, underline official concerns over the potential for spiralling inflation to spark public unrest. Police have been dispatched to several port sites in the city since Wednesday, when drivers gathered to call for higher freight rates to offset hikes in diesel prices. Protesters assembled again around the China International Marine Containers (CIMC) terminal in Shanghai's northern Baoshan district on Friday morning, a participant told AFP by phone. "It's chaotic here now. Policemen are coming with police cars... they tried to disperse the people," the man said...

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