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  1. Talking points

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... this was due to disagreements over the new political line-up. Virgin airline explains celebrity leaks to inquiry A lawyer representing Virgin Atlantic will appear at the Leveson Inquiry into British media ethics to answer questions on leaks to photographers about celebrities' travel plans. An airline employee resigned after it was reported that she had passed on details about ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Prime Minister David Cameron reshuffles his coalition cabinet

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... clung on to his job in April despite claims his office leaked confidential information to Murdoch's News Corp over its attempt to take full control of British pay-television giant BSkyB. ... Agence France-Presse in London PM resists calls to replace unpopular finance minister George Osborne Big names survive UK cabinet reshuffle British Prime Minister David Cameron reshuffled ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    ‘Make it short!’: reports of verbose official’s dressing down censored

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 02:15pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... it is possible the news was leaked by delegates. It is rare for disagreements or arguments among party leaders to be aired publicly by state media. Wang, however, has in the past shown facets in public ...

  4. Leaked cables expose political infighting

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com A string of US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks relating to Taiwan has triggered a political furore on the island that is set ... that although it would be a 'bad bargain' for Taiwan, Beijing could remove the missiles targeting the island 'in exchange for an end to US arms sales' to Taipei. The leaked cables ...

  5. Power leaks

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... counted in British-ruled Hong Kong, along with the rule of law. In particular, the administrative officers were, from time to time, targeted as the main culprit of the failure of governance. All ... officer system represent? In the colonial era, these officers were the 'political officers' of the sovereign, in much the same way as their counterparts in other former British colonies ...

  6. WikiLeaks reveals secret 'star wars' with US

    Posted Feb 05th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... action against Beijing, according to US diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks. Documents released by WikiLeaks on Wednesday said the war began on January 11, 2007 when Beijing shocked the White ... in January, targeting a missile at 250 kilometres above the earth. The US believes that to be another test of space weapons, British newspaper the Daily Telegraph reported. The Obama administration ...

  7. Leaks a valuable way to keep governments honest

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The enormity of the release of classified government information about the war in Afghanistan by the website WikiLeaks is mind-boggling. About 92,000 pages have been shared with three prominent media outlets and 15,000 more are forthcoming. But the fact there has never been a leak of secret documents on such a scale pales beside the implications of the disclosures. Officials have ...

  8. Police to probe party's IT leak

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... Robin Kwong, Jimmy Cheung, Ambrose Leung and Klaudia Lee Audrey Eu hints at attempt by Beijing loyalists to smear democrats ahead of poll Police are investigating the leak of internal Civic Party documents on to the internet, as party members and observers played down the impact of the security breach on Sunday's poll to choose the 800-strong Election Committee ...

  9. Crank calls dog island's president

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... A perplexed Mr Chen hung up, wondering how his secret mobile phone number had been leaked, FTV said. Cable news network TVBS reported that Mr Chen and his deputy, Annette Lu Hsiu-lien, had received ... by mainland intelligence services, saying the crank calls suggested the leaders' mobile phone numbers had been leaked and could be tapped. But security and presidential officials said the callers ...

  10. Uprising put British rule on notice

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry The 1916 Easter Rising that Michael Mallin helped to lead grew from a rising tide of nationalism that, in a few tumultuous years, brought an end to British rule over most of Ireland. An underground revolutionary body called the Irish Republican Brotherhood plotted the rebellion while British and Irish troops were fighting the first world war. Controversially, it sought ...




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