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  1. Champions of free speech (when it suits)

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... in staunchly Christian Europe, who published mocking cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in the name of free speech, run one of a lustful Jesus Christ having sex with Mary Magdalene or one that ridicules ... be equally tolerant of cartoons that denigrate the Buddha? For all its bluster about free speech, there is evidence aplenty of the western media censoring itself, especially after the September 11 ...

  2. Free speeches

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... out, we will deal with the issue.' The opening speech was given by an 82-year-old woman who spoke in accent-free English and had graduated from St John's University, the city's ... people, who lost 10 years or more. 'You have no idea how free things are now,' he said. 'Things are possible now that would have been impossible before.' ...

  3. Free speech applies equally, and to all

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have criticised her actions. Article 27 of the Basic Law, which guarantees free speech, applies equally to all. Ms Lau, like anyone else, is entitled to expect that she can speak her mind ...

  4. Warning on free speech

    Posted May 20th 2004, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... Steve Cray Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang warned the Hong Kong community to cherish its freedom of speech and the press and cautioned against self-censorship, ironically just prior to the resignation of Allen Lee Peng-fei yesterday from Commercial Radio's Teacup in a Storm show. Mr Lee's departure follows the exit of two other prominent broadcasters ...

  5. Indecent or free speech?

    Posted May 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The sex survey in Chinese University's Student Press has been provisionally judged indecent. If guilty, editors could be fined up to HK$400,000 and spend up to a year in jail. Is this a press freedom issue? Write to us ...

  6. Standing up for free speech

    Posted May 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to their leader for reassurance. But at least the government has been prepared to make a clear statement of its support for free expression. Officials must now be prepared to back this up with action, ...

  7. Allen Lee quits, but free speech 'safe'

    Posted May 20th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Michael Suen says while three talk-show hosts have left, freedom of expression is not under threat Freedom of expression and freedom of the press were not under threat despite the departure of three top radio hosts in as many weeks, the govern ...

  8. Free speech

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... It is essential that the Hong Kong media preserves its independence and remains free to criticise the government without fear of retaliation. That is an essential hallmark of Hong Kong society. China's policy of 'one country, two systems' was meant to guarantee that a free press would continue, without interference from both the Hong Kong and central governments. This is why ...

  9. Business - Companies - MONEY MATTERS

    SFC action hands ex-Citic Pacific directors a get-out-of-jail-free card

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 04:47am by Shirley Yam

    ... Shirley Yam A criminal case against Citic Pacific directors who oversaw huge losses would be far harder for the authorities to pursue than civil action SFC action hands former Citic chiefs get-out-of-jail-free card Former Citic Pacific chairman Larry Yung Chi-kin and the company's then-directors are unlikely to face criminal prosecution for telling the market its finances were in good shape ...

  10. The perils of free speech

    Posted Mar 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... media reports have indeed used questionable tactics, but they have breached no law. Everyone should be free to tell a story as he or she thinks fit. That is what free speech is all about. While one would hope that every member of the media would abide by the code of ethics- and readers and viewers could help by shunning those that do not- it would be a sad day for a free press ...




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