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  1. Editor gets 10 years for 'secrets' leak

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting A newspaper editor was yesterday sentenced by a court in Hunan province to 10 years in prison on charges of leaking state secrets to overseas media. The Intermediate People's Court in Changsha, the capital of Hunan, yesterday convicted Shi T ...

  2. Tighter grip placed on internet news

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... aimed to improve regulation of the profession. China News Service quoted the rules as saying that organisations posting news and information on the internet must not publish reports touching ...

  3. Activists call on UN to intervene over rights

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn A petition calling on the UN to intervene in China's human rights issues and urging the immediate release of several dissidents has been submitted by a group of 106 ... sent the UN any letter concerning [human rights],' the veteran pro-democracy activist said. In the letter, the activists wrote that China's human rights situation was deteriorating ...

  4. Beijing censors join in silent tributes to zhao

    Posted Jan 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... employee I talked to at the business centre did not know that he had expressed sympathy for students in 1989. 'It's the first time I have seen censorship on TVs in an international hotel in China, though I can access the websites of Reuters and CNN and read about Zhao's death online.' Censorship? Maybe it was just silent state tributes. ...

  5. Liu Binyan, China's conscience, dies at 80

    Posted Dec 06th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Liu Binyan, the mainland author and journalist known as 'China's conscience' because of his honest critiques of corruption in the Communist Party and press censorship, died in the US early yesterday. He was 80. A relative reached by phone at Liu's home in East Windsor, New Jersey, said Liu had had cancer. Liu was a prominent political dissident who ...

  6. China censors weave sophisticated Web to trap dissenters

    Posted Jul 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... with similar interests in censorship to follow.' According to the most recent official figures, China has 94 million internet users, nearly half with broadband access. Other estimates put ... Systems, Nortel Networks, Sun Microsystems, Microsoft and 3COM. Human rights organisations have charged these firms with actively assisting China in developing censorship and surveillance systems. ...

  7. We must obey law, Yahoo! chief says after man jailed

    Posted Sep 11th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... the internet giant had no choice but to obey local laws. 'To be doing business in China or anywhere else in the world... we absolutely have to comply with local laws,' Mr Yang told ... in China, he said. 'I do not like the outcome of what happens with these things, but we get a lot of these orders every day. We do not know why they ask for them, but we have to comply ...

  8. Cathay bans news of pay dispute

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cathay Pacific has been accused of censorship after it removed newspaper cuttings about a flight attendants' pay dispute from a union notice board and banned the display of any more. Management removed the cuttings - including several South China Morning Post reports - from the Flight Attendants Union notice board in the cabin crew lounge at Cathay City, Chek Lap Kok, saying ...

  9. Some good news out of China

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching All too often, one reads negative reports about China, such as detention without charge and imprisonment without trial. Then, of course, there is censorship of the media ... and adults. These reports, of course, need to be aired, but they generally add up to a poor image of the human rights situation in China. All too rarely, one reads of a positive development, which ...

  10. Private eyes

    Posted May 22nd 2005, 12:00am by David Watkins, Vivienne Chow

    ... their stories in a certain way- but when you look at the censorship department in China it's becoming more liberal. 'The traditions of Hong Kong filmmakers are more Hollywood, in making films ... to be in the vanguard in this process must rank highly. All eyes are looking to China. 'Five years ago, when we released In the Mood for Love in China it was classed as an international film. ...




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