• Thursday
  • July 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 11:23pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 604 for freedom of information

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Information flow vital in latest bird flu case

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

    ... and have experience from Sars and swine flu. There is a wealth of information that we have to refer to again. The circumstances of the Tuen Mun woman's case are still unclear. We need to find ...

  2. The best deterrence for drug abuse: trustworthy information

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government tells them. If this nasty fact is accepted, then there is a chance an effective deterrent can be found. Teenagers are not stupid but they are implicitly questioning. The more informed they are and the more they trust the information, the more able they will be to make intelligent, informed decisions. Sam Bessant, Lamma ...

  3. Magazine's success says much for press freedom

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... made a lot of money from advertising and circulation. It may occupy a privileged niche in the market, but its success shows that not only is there an appetite for greater press freedom ...

  4. Lack of information hinders fight against Aids

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Trouble identifying HIV patients has become a major obstacle to the government's plans to expand its free Aids treatment programme, Deputy Health Minister Wang Longde said yesterday. 'We only have information about 10 per cent of HIV carriers. We have no information about most HIV carriers and we have no idea when they need treatment,' he told ...

  5. Hong Kong: still perfect

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin As the world gears up to celebrate World Press Freedom Day this Sunday, Young Post imagines working in an environment without any freedom at all. Then your news might read something like this... As cracks begin to appear in the world's former superpowers, particularly in the freedom-loving United States, Hong Kong's economy is faring splendidly. 'There ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or the mainland. We no longer live in an industrial society. We now live in an information age where quality is more important than quantity, Imagine when it all started in Hong Kong, it took two people ... in the liberal studies curriculum. Still, if the course is to go ahead, teachers and pupils must be given as much freedom as possible in the classroom so they can look at all the issues relating ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Doctor charged for not checking on patient after surgery

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... O Hospital, where his rectal perforation and peritonitis were discovered and he underwent another surgery. Chan was also charged with failing to obtain informed consent from his patient before ...

  8. Judging China

    Posted Feb 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I read with interest the letter headlined 'Press freedom' (Sunday Morning Post, February 1). Renata Lopez attacks Dima Khatib of Al-Jazeera for Khatib's remarks about China ... news' on Sars in China and communication problems in the country's national health-information system; the situation was unknown even to the central government. China is ultimately open ...

  9. More light needs to reach a secret world

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The legal definition of state secrets remains unclear and the penalties for those who breach the regulations can be severe. As a result, research is stunted and access to information which might be needed for the public good is sometimes denied. This was shown when Hong Kong's former director of health Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun tried to obtain information about the early stages ...

  10. Letting doctors advertise gives patients more power

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that is in the broader public interest. Patients are entitled to accurate information about a doctor's professional qualifications and experience. There is no reason such information should not appear in reputable publications. Every effort must be made to ensure that the information is accurate and that the newfound right of doctors to advertise their services is not abused. But the long-standing ...




SCMP.com Account