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  1. letters

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Free internet key to progress As the Berlin Wall fell, it symbolised the end of the cold war. But it is unlikely the mainland will get rid of its Great Firewall, which blocks access to sensitive websites, any time soon. I don't think internet censorship will help the country's development. The central government should allow the free flow of information to help people ...

  2. Beijing defends new rules for HK and Macau media

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is issued by the All-China Journalists Association. Hong Kong and Macau correspondents based on the mainland are not affected. Hong Kong media outlets have raised fears that the requirement will lead to censorship by the authorities. But an official from the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office said such fears were 'unnecessary' and promised there would be no censorship ...

  3. Culture bureau to inspire vision

    Posted May 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... freedom has been high on the agenda, but it is not limited to artists. Ho said the bureau should also defend the cultural rights of the public, and protect arts and culture from censorship, and the bureau should locate Hong Kong within the cultural landscape of the world, the region and in particular China. According to Ma, the government's job should be providing appropriate ...

  4. letters

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... users to its site in Hong Kong. Google will lose a lot of money if it pulls out from China. Although the search giant refuses to give in, insisting that it serves as a platform for everyone to express their views, it cannot afford the loss. The responsibility does not lie with China either. It's Google which compromised its principles by accepting censorship in return for access ...

  5. letters

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing should ease curbs on citizens Google has threatened to withdraw from the mainland over censorship concerns. The American internet search giant says it has been attacked by China ...

  6. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Apr 28th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... you've got a sleeping giant across the border called mainland China which is getting bigger and bigger. They've got theatres and iPods and iTunes there, so they can't control censorship ...

  7. US Congress advisers concerned about pace of universal suffrage

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... self-censorship. 'US interests in Hong Kong are based, in part, on the state of human rights conditions and democracy, including the assurance of a free press and the movement towards universal suffrage,' said the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission's annual report. 'Efforts to transition election for Hong Kong's Legislative Council to universal suffrage, agreed ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of 'meritocratic perpetuation' but, rather, the right to choose their own rulers. China's domestic response, which included the ramping up of internet censorship, indicates a perplexing level ... China's international image. It is one of the social problems that Beijing has to address and deal with effectively. Kelvin Chan, Tsuen Wan Skewed view of Western nations I refer to Eric X. ...

  9. Biased text's publisher hits back

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com The publisher at the centre of a controversy over national education hit back at critics yesterday, accusing them of political censorship by asking ... the views presented in it. 'This is political suppression and political censorship, which is the last thing we want to see in Hong Kong. Is banning opposition views what we call a core value ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... discussion of our immigration and population policies. Tony Chan, Sha Tin Lucky to have so much freedom The central government is to have an even wider form of censorship of films that are made and screened on the mainland ('China ranked as third largest film market in world', January 6). The legislation will enable officials to censor a wider range of subjects for films. The cinema ...




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