• Saturday
  • November 29, 2014
  • Last updated: 8:26am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by


Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 213 for freedom of information

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Agenda items moved to next week

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... remain pending. Democrat lawmaker James To Kun-sun's motion on enacting a freedom-of-information law, and Liberal Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee's motion on a fair competition law ...

  2. Healthy surfing

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... the acting commissioner for television and entertainment licensing, Po Pui-leong, said the government wanted to ensure freedom of information while protecting youths from undesirable elements. ... Mr Po said. 'The Ten Healthy Websites Contest will help to educate young people on how to filter information on the internet, and strengthen their immunity against unhealthy material ...

  3. In the eye of the beholder

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... and the internet, and called on the government to 'remove restrictions on freedom of information and expression'. It is unclear to what extent such covenants actually improve the human rights ... that the Chinese government had failed to go through a public consultation process before submitting the report. It asked China, in its next report, 'to provide detailed information on the public ...

  4. Our values are our strength

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Margaret Ng

    ... services require not only an educated population but also freedom of information and the rule of law. These are the irreducible hurdles and unsolvable dilemmas, not only for Guangdong ...

  5. Access to publicly funded libraries beyond our reach

    Posted May 14th 2005, 12:00am by Pauline Bunce

    ... those who guard the entry points, and pay thousands of dollars each year for a guest membership, but why should I? As a tax-paying resident of a city with freedom-of-information legislation, ... 'academic freedom' when it denies the public's right to read what local and overseas academics have written? It is a sorry state of affairs when Hong Kong's English language teachers, ...

  6. Still a port of promise

    Posted Dec 17th 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... to enter the mainland market, he said. Hong Kong is also not without its own array of incentives including lower taxes, freedom of information, rule of law and an entrepreneurial climate. Sound ...

  7. Tabloid lies will multiply while real news is suppressed

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... a tight control over freedom of information and prevent journalists from reporting the real news, it is only natural that sensationalism and fabrication will get worse. Compared to humdrum ...

  8. Public deserves the facts on Disneyland figures

    Posted Nov 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With Hong Kong ranking highly in global surveys on economic freedom and transparency, information about Disneyland- in which the community has a multibillion-dollar stake- should be at everyone's fingertips. Two months after its opening, however, the government and Disney remain unwilling to share with the public even simple data such as the number of visitors to the theme park. ...

  9. Internet offender pays the price but is it too high?

    Posted Nov 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... may have brought freedom of communication and information to people from all corners of the world but it does not put them beyond the law. The BitTorrent technology enables PC users ...

  10. Freedom of speech 'is under threat'

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Winnie Yeung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Winnie Yeung Journalists tell Donald Tsang to stop wavering Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen should stop wavering and defend freedom of speech as Beijing steps up efforts to intervene in local affairs, the Hong Kong Journalists' Association says. The criticism is carried in the association's latest annual report on press freedom released ...




SCMP.com Account