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  1. Award-winning author attacks censors for 'castrating' creativity

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu Popular novelist Murong Xuecun says the mainland's draconian censorship has driven him to his wit's end. The 37-year-old author, known for his dark humour, launched a scathing attack on the mainland's literary censorship in a lunchtime speech at the Foreign Correspondent's Club yesterday, blaming it for quashing writers' creativity and sabotaging ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fail me. I am not that type of person. I never quit easily. I believe I will come back China's superstar hurdler Liu Xiang on pulling out from his heat in the 110 metres hurdles during the Beijing Olympics. I see selective political censorship in this case. It is targeting the Democratic Party and this will lead to unfairness in the election. This may also threaten the city's ...

  4. Can We Talk About This?

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Britain's DV8 Physical Theatre (featuring Hannes Langolf and Kim-Jomi Fischer, left) presents a dance production about freedom of speech and censorship. Sept 2-3, 8pm, Sept 4, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$180-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 ...

  5. Eastweek loses indecency appeal

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Eastweek magazine yesterday failed to overturn an 'indecent' classification on a recent cover story that featured a photo of a naked actress. The Obscene Articles Tribunal ruled that the publisher used Rachel Lee Lai-chun's photog ...

  6. Nobel laureate in chemistry is grateful to win honour so soon

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Kao won this year's prize for physics, 43 years after publishing his seminal paper. Tsien- whose father's cousin is Qian Xuesen, known on the mainland as the father of China ... be tested on humans over the next few years. Since many Chinese Nobel laureates conducted their groundbreaking research in the West, Tsien said, China needed to allow more intellectual freedom ...

  7. Magazine expose 'should be sealed'

    Posted Feb 14th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A supplement of nude photos purported to be of local celebrities published by Next Magazine yesterday should be sealed in plastic and restricted to adult readers, a member of the indecency watchdog says. The supplement in the popular magazine ...

  8. Terrifying reminder of the ideology of hate

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With the news pages being dominated by what diplomats really think of world affairs in recent weeks and the subsequent persecution of the man and the organisation which allowed the public to see those thoughts, a suicide bomber in Sweden unwittingly helpe ...

  9. beware an air of bravado

    Posted May 29th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo 'Fear no changes, keep on speaking out.' Embattled Commercial Radio has resurrected this slogan from a few years back since two of its most outspoken hosts quit this month. The old-is-new message is broadcast intermittently throughout the day. Station bosses have been insisting that their policy on free speech and no censorship remains. The slogan presumably ...

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    South China morning post photographers win press photo awards

    Posted Aug 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Post photographers win awards South China Morning Post photographers collected five awards and five honourable mentions in the "Focus at the Frontline" contest. David Wong (left) took the first and third prizes in the features category, with fellow Post photographer May Tse taking two honourable mentions. Sam Tsang (right) took second prize in each of the spot news ...




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