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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    'I'm not a spy', says Jimmy Lai's right-hand man Mark Simon

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... pro-democracy protests, and Simon's role in the transfer of money. Simon, Lai and Next Media did not contest the authenticity of the leaked documents but suspected the information was obtained ... They are stolen information and are part of a disturbing pattern in Hong Kong." Born in Falls Church, Virginia, a state where "thick skins grows naturally", Simon is a Republican ...

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    Pulling out of the news business: Tony Tsoi

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Tony Tsoi's sudden closure of the popular House News echoes a decade-old media freedom row Pulling out of the news business It appears to be a case ... Albert Cheng King-hon, with whom Tsoi was said to be sympathetic. Today Tsoi, also known as Tsoi Tong-hoo, finds himself at the heart of another row about press freedom- or lack of it. On July ...

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    Faculties should be 'diplomatic', says HKU's new law dean Michael Hor Yew Meng

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Stuart Lau

    ... I come from outside. I think eventually, given enough time, I will become more like an insider- but not yet." Hor pledges to "preserve the fundamental atmosphere of the freedom of expression" and "the freedom of faculty and students to adopt and express views in accordance with what they think is right". He believes his law school, with "some of the brightest ...

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    Media veteran Sham Yee-lan caught in a press freedom storm

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 05:17am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Sham Yee-lan yearned for a peaceful semi-retirement- instead she is organising protests Media veteran steps into press freedom storm Sham Yee-lan prayed ... "The criminal is stabbing at our press freedom. [Journalists] are afraid- we are just ordinary men and women, of course we are afraid," Sham said. "I'm furious; I'm shocked. ...

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    Saturation point- for the trains and for Leung's man Cheung Chi-kong

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... straightforward. He denied criticisms that he was meddling with academic freedom, saying his comments were not politically motivated. "I was writing articles about polling methodology in 2012," ...

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    Jay Walder: the man who set in train the high-speed rail link fiasco

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by DANNY LEE

    ... information in metro stations. "He kept the transport system running safely by implementing strict budgetary controls … [But these] led to tension with union leadership," the MTR Corp said ...

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    Numbers man Robert Chung faces down his critics again

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... controversy, one that eventually forced the resignation of the university vice-chancellor at the time, Professor Cheng Yiu-chung, for interfering with academic freedom. The "Robert Chung ... A long-time friend and mentor of Chung, Professor Wong Siu-lun, also resigned, and serious concerns were raised over the state of academic freedom at the university. Chung himself did not emerge ...

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    Politics is second to solving people's problems: New People's Party's Judy Chan Ka-pui

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... District Council by-election. The poll was triggered when former Democrat Andrew Fung Wai-kwong resigned to become the information co-ordinator for the Chief Executive's Office. Chan, who ...

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    The rough and tumble of going on air

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com RTHK chief Roy Tang might have wanted to keep a low profile, but the broadcaster is never far from controversy The rough and tumble of going on air Roy Tang Yun-kwong, the RTHK chief at the centre of a politically charged ...

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    'We can't afford another generation too lazy to think', says arts adviser

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 05:08am by Vivienne Chow

    ... aware of the importance of freedom of speech, the cornerstone of creativity. But she is concerned not just about the danger to freedom of speech, but also the government's failure to think ...




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