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  1. Government rules out wider watchdog roles

    Posted Apr 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Suggestions that there is a need to enact freedom of information legislation or to legally protect whistleblowers who expose wrongdoing by officials have been rejected ... also spoken out on problems regarding public access to government information. But the government rejected the need for freedom of information legislation, saying the code of practice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677645/government-rules-out-wider-watchdog-roles
  2. Journalists demand probe into data code

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... on which the city's model is based. 'We urge you to order the preparation of a consultation document outlining different approaches to freedom of information legislation, to allow ... Ambrose Leung The chief executive should launch a public consultation on how to change the much-criticised code on access to information, the Hong Kong Journalists Association urged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676241/journalists-demand-probe-data-code
  3. No tightening of rules on exit polls, watchdog decides

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... that political parties have used exit-poll results to make last-minute adjustments to campaign strategies on election day, Mr Justice Pang said freedom of speech and information should be protected. ... Ambrose Leung Parties may use information to make 11th-hour moves Beijing-loyalist candidates in September's Legislative Council election can continue to use exit polls to make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644861/no-tightening-rules-exit-polls-watchdog-decides
  4. No politics for me, says Bishop Tong

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... the regular informal contacts between the Vatican and Beijing, he said, 'the present situation in China concerning human rights and religious freedom is still far from ideal'. He praised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677042/no-politics-me-says-bishop-tong
  5. Journalist goes missing for free-speech talk

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... on freedom of speech ahead of the Olympic torch relay. The failure by Zhao Yan, a Beijing-based researcher for The New York Times, to appear came as British citizen Gao Peiqi, a mainland dissident ... for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong, who is expected to brief lawmakers on Tuesday. Speaking before the freedom of speech seminar held by the Hong Kong Journalists Association, association ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/635995/journalist-goes-missing-free-speech-talk
  6. US group halts visit over HK warnings

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Religious freedom commission says China's insistence that it avoid visiting the city is an 'unacceptable' condition A high-level US government commission involved in monitoring religious freedom has cancelled what would have been a breakthrough visit to Beijing this week, citing 'unacceptable' last-minute conditions placed on the trip by the mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424278/us-group-halts-visit-over-hk-warnings
  7. Proposal to replace RTHK dropped, two years after review

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... sought to turn the government department into an independent public broadcaster with safeguards on its editorial freedom. Many staff also want RTHK to become an independent public-service ... Council's panel on information technology and broadcasting, said: 'If the government is willing to confirm RTHK's future as a government department and lift the freeze on civil service ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693201/proposal-replace-rthk-dropped-two-years-after-review
  8. Pro-Beijing paper wants answers on beatings

    Posted Sep 12th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung, Ivan Zhai

    ... attacking others with hypodermic syringes. On Tuesday, Hou Hanmin, director of the Xinjiang Information Office, accused the three journalists of inciting protesters. Yesterday's commentary ... government's liaison office. Journalism professors have called on their students to join the march to show support for press freedom. Professor Clement So York-kee, director of Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/692221/pro-beijing-paper-wants-answers-beatings
  9. U-turn on Hunghom 'a victory for the people'

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... of the blocks at a knockdown price,' he said. Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee, vice-chairman of the Liberal Party, agreed legislators should study the information but also said the matter should be laid ... freedom, since the developers had bowed to public opinion. Abraham Razack, property and construction representative in Legco, defended his constituents' claim that they had made a U-turn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/481639/u-turn-hunghom-victory-people
  10. Tong proves a tonic for ties with Beijing

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Centre, said the fact that Beijing had found Tong more acceptable than Zen did not mean the local diocese had gone soft on religious-freedom issues. 'Before Tong went to Beijing ... to that taken by Zen- against Beijing's tight control over religious freedom. However, Tong demonstrated his willingness to talk when Beijing knocks when he met Ye Xiaowen, director of the State ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696543/tong-proves-tonic-ties-beijing

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