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  1. Freedom of information denied is freedom denied

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The free flow of information is at the heart of Hong Kong's success. Without a transparent government, media freedom and free speech, Hong Kong would wither and die. Ensuring ... there is no law guaranteeing freedom of information in Hong Kong. As an international financial centre, having such legislation is imperative. The freedom of the media would be ensured and citizens would ...

  2. Ombudsman probes government's access to information code

    Posted Feb 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and enforcement mechanisms. What is really needed is a stronger freedom of information law, with the capacity for judicial review.' A government spokesman said it would co-operate with the inquiry. ... Albert Wong The Ombudsman has launched an investigation into the government's access to information code, citing 'a lack of understanding' on the part of public servants ...

  3. Mainland students in HK discover wealth of information on crackdown

    Posted Jun 04th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... months after he set foot in the city. 'When I was in Chengdu, I used internet search engines to look for June 4 information,' the 19-year-old City University freshman said. 'Only ... the June 4 crackdown' were allowed to be displayed publicly. Liu slowly acquired more of the story from conversations with peers, and abundant information available from libraries ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Freedom of speech still cherished and protected in SAR

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... states that we expatriates are in Hong Kong because we can't find opportunities back home. First of all, I should inform your correspondent that I was born and raised here in Hong Kong, ... I should also inform him that it was in fact Sam Wong ("Elsie Tu is qualified to talk on issues", September 21) who first made the "stupid suggestion" that those who were ...

  5. Freedoms cannot be taken for granted

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the rule of law and free flow of information, has undoubtedly contributed to our success. Recently, our freedoms received a vote of confidence when Swiss arts collector Dr Uli Sigg donated Chinese ... Despite growing integration over the past 15 years, Hong Kong still stands out from other parts of China in many ways. Freedom of expression is one of the vital distinctions. Although ...

  6. Don't fear more freedom, Rice tells Beijing

    Posted Mar 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... lack of personal freedoms and civil liberties. Nevertheless, during a lecture on the 'Future of Asia' at the Chinese University yesterday, Rice urged Beijing not to fear granting its people more personal freedoms, and a greater free flow of information in particular, albeit disguising her message in the context of reinvigorating the global economy. 'You frankly ...

  7. HK's first all-China rock festival revels in city's freedoms

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... music to cuisine,' said Chang Man-chuan, director of Kwang Hwa Information and Culture Centre, the festival's organiser. ...

  8. Mission accomplished- telling the tale of a dash for freedom

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... party, when a group of Hong Kong government officials, intelligence officers and others- led by Chinese admiral Chan Chak- made a dash for freedom on Christmas Day, just after the British ... I probed, the more information that came to light. Eventually Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas Day Dash, 1941 was the result. Was it an important project to undertake? In my ...

  9. Heavy-handed police cast 'shadow' over freedom

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the media to boycott official press material from the Information Service Department. Li attended at least 22 events, but the media were invited to only 10, raising fears over press freedom ... of a lack of space and the need to 'strike a balance between public order and facilitating the media's needs'. Issues Increased restrictions on press freedom In response ...

  10. What good is freedom without growth?

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Hong Kong continued to score high on business, trade, investment and financial freedoms, it has basically stalled, while Singapore has surged ahead and snatched a close second. The foundation sounded clear notes of warning: 'populist policy turns' had led Hong Kong to enact a minimum wage law which undermines labour freedom, and 'vagueness' lingers over ...




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