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  1. Access to information still stymied by officials

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... of the People's Republic of China's Disclosure of Government Information regulation, which took effect on May 1. It is far short of the freedom of information acts passed in some developed countries, ... Raymond Li A seismograph that could provide relief workers with critical information on the May 12 quake and revenue from the Airport Expressway in Beijing are among the subjects on which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/643250/access-information-still-stymied-officials
  2. For the record...

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... with one case from the Immigration Department, in which a new officer apparently uploaded information onto the internet. The government is aware that it needs a well-managed record-keeping, storage ... to personal data and privacy. They see the loss of a patient's record, for example, as relating to that patient's information when the wider problem is a matter of records management. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/637583/record
  3. Academic freedom or unfair advantage?

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... information on election days would undermine free speech and academic freedom. There was also no legal basis to do so, he said. His remarks drew criticism from Anson Chan Fang On-sang, who had ... election team were fully informed of the results of exit polls during the district council elections in November and in December's Legislative Council Hong Kong Island by-election. The results ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/635506/academic-freedom-or-unfair-advantage
  4. Domestic journalists also deserve freedoms

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be assured by free media. That freedoms granted to foreign reporters in the lead-up to and during the Olympic Games have been made permanent is obviously a step in the right direction. Extending ... weeks after the May earthquake in Sichuan province . The quake nonetheless proved a landmark for mainland journalists, who were given freedom to report as never before. Regrettably, their gains ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656944/domestic-journalists-also-deserve-freedoms
  5. Torch relay a chance to showcase freedoms

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But the relay, which has been the scene of pro-Tibetan protests in other parts of the world, brings with it a challenge to something else of which our city is proud - our rights and freedoms. The sensitivity surrounding the event and the understandable anxiety of the government to ensure that it proceeds smoothly can place a strain on rights, especially freedom of expression. Everything ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/635504/torch-relay-chance-showcase-freedoms
  6. Wage limit 'could hurt freedom of economy'

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin Hong Kong's economic freedom could suffer if minimum-wage legislation was introduced, a conservative think-tank based in Canada has warned. The Fraser Institute has consistently rated the city as the world's freest economy since the 1990s. Today, it will present its annual Economic Freedom of the World report in a gala event attended by Chief Executive Donald ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652801/wage-limit-could-hurt-freedom-economy
  7. The Colour of Freedom

    Posted Jun 01st 2008, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui The Colour of Freedom Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Dennis Haysbert, Diane Kruger Director: Bille August The film: In a scene in The Colour of Freedom, the film's main ... with his most famous prisoner, The Colour of Freedom (or Goodbye Bafana, as it was originally called) seems like a remaking of Gregory's history to enable him to adapt to the political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/639858/colour-freedom
  8. Star's ailing father loses freedom bid to have transplant

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... informed that his son has volunteered to be a donor,' the court said. 'Plainly [Chan] is in good hands and, whilst it is unfortunate that he is in such poor health, we are satisfied ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/627983/stars-ailing-father-loses-freedom-bid-have-transplant
  9. Gary Glitter dreams of freedom and a home in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... information in terms of health care,' Ms Lui said. 'But on issues like child protection, I do think extraterritorial collaboration and co-operation is also important.' With royalties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/624484/gary-glitter-dreams-freedom-and-home-hong-kong
  10. The right to know

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching A year ago, the State Council promulgated nationwide information regulations that accepted the need for the government to be transparent and for the right of the public to have access to official information. These regulations came into effect on May 1 and mark a major step forward for human rights in China. As Jamie Horsley, deputy director of the China Law Centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/638385/right-know

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