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  1. Free speech or sedition?

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... imam goes on advising the faithful to go for terror training in Yemen and elsewhere. Nobody in Britain wants to be guilty of censoring free speech. Like the United States and other free ... of society? With every episode such as that of the would-be bomber on the flight from Amsterdam, the barriers to free speech, freedom of entry and the free pursuit of ideas go a little higher. ...

  2. Appeal for free speech greeted by media silence

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... breathtaking for the audience and embarrassing for the university officials sharing the dais, Mr Li bolstered his free-speech appeal with quotes from Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai, and borrowed the late ... Irene Wang But internet chat rooms full of praise for outspoken Taiwanese legislator's remarks The mainland media had nothing to say yesterday about a call for freedom of speech ...

  3. People need more radio stations so they can express their views

    Posted Oct 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter by Marion Lai, director general of telecommunications ('Basic Law guarantees free speech in HK', September 30), in reply to my letter ('Government ... gives them limited time to discuss important topics. I cannot understand why self-censorship is so heavily promoted by our administration. No conditions should be placed on freedom of speech ...

  4. Mahathir has gone too far, say critics

    Posted May 05th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... the troubled national car manufacturer, was removed in December. Such direct criticism was never permitted under his 22-year-long administration, but it is common under Mr Abdullah's free-speech ...

  5. Speech contest finale tonight

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Chinese University of Hong Kong's first speech contest concludes tonight with the grand finale and all are welcome to attend. The topic is 'The Chinese University of Hong Kong in the 21st Century'. Twenty-two of the 79 undergraduates who entered the preliminary competition will compete in five speech sub-sections- Cantonese (native and non-native speakers), ...

  6. Freed political detainees press for Anwar's release

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... opposition parties freedom of speech and assembly. Their Free Anwar, Abolish ISA roadshow is touring the country and drawing party members and supporters. They also want the government to free 99 ... Barely a month after their release from political detention, six leaders of Malaysia's National Justice Party have launched a new nationwide campaign to free former deputy prime ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the conference's opening ceremony and deliver a speech at the Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau Investment and Trade Promotion Fair in the afternoon. Hong Kong not part of sino-asean trade pact Hong Kong would not enjoy any benefits from the proposed Asean Free Trade Area as it was not a participant to the agreement under the 'one country, two systems' principle, Secretary ...

  8. Abdullah lays ghosts of the past to rest

    Posted Sep 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... 35,000 members and delegates, would mark the onset of Mr Abdullah's more sensitive era. They said Mr Abdullah's maiden presidential speech would not only put distance between his and Dr ... having a secret accord with Mr Anwar that led to the court freeing him on September 2. 'I have no intention at all of bringing him into Umno,' Mr Abdullah had previously said. He ...

  9. Debate rages over Mahathir's views on Jews

    Posted Oct 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... speculators and Jewish bankers. The government has strongly denied it is anti-Semitic, blaming the western media for reporting parts of Dr Mahathir's speech out of context. While ... that is independent of political parties and allows correspondents free rein. Another writer to the website said: 'Malaysia can be known for many great things ... but now it is racism or anti-Semitism ...

  10. News - China - POLITICS

    Beijing wants Taipei to relax rules for mainlanders who marry Taiwanese

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... on marriage rules Who is to blame for preventing the free flow of people and culture across the Taiwan Strait- Beijing, Taipei or both? Top officials from both sides of the divide have pointed fingers ... government-funded Central News Agency quoted Wang as saying. Wang's remarks came in response to a speech last week by the Taiwanese culture minister, Lung Ying-tai, in which she complained ...




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