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  1. News executives in graft case get lighter terms

    Posted Jun 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Appeal verdict suggests accused editor may avoid a lengthy prison sentence Two former managers of the outspoken Southern Metropolis News had their jail terms ... appeal. 'After presiding Judge Gan Zhenpei read out the judgment, Yu told the court that they can manipulate the law, but not history,' said Ms Xiang, a magazine editor. Yu's ...

  2. 'Media chancellor' boycotts top paper

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Marc Young

    ... Unfortunately for Mr Schroder, instead of helping the SPD close ranks, the Bild boycott seems to have united the German media. The editors of several leading daily newspapers have signed a letter ... sensationalism, has an estimated 12 million readers. Bild editor-in-chief Kai Diekmann has rejected suggestions that his newspaper is anti-government. He said both government spokesman Mr Anda and Mr ...

  3. Alternative cinema

    Posted Aug 19th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... loved watching movies and would always think about movies,' he said. 'I was a pretty sentimental teenager. Movies were also a channel for me to vent my emotions.' The Love Letter ... which won him a distinguished award at the 4th Hong Kong Independent Short Film And Video Awards. '[After that] I started to think about turning [my hobby] into a career or do something ...

  4. Corruption trial charges contested by editor

    Posted Feb 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying Former Guangzhou Daily editor-in-chief Li Yuanjiang went on trial yesterday on charges of accepting bribes totalling 1.01 million yuan. Li argued with prosecutors about some of the charges, said a source who attended the hearing at Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court. The court did not announce a verdict. In a lengthy report on the case last year, Xinhua said Li had ...

  5. In the editor's chair...Custodian of change

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hutcheon edited the South China Morning Post through a fifth of its history. The years of his term as editor, 1967 to 1986, were some of the paper's most rewarding and memorable, studded with epochal events. They began amid the tension of the Cultural Revolution and ran through to Hong Kong's rise as an international financial centre. These were times of huge change for the editor ...

  6. In the editor's chair...Fearless stalwart

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Robin Hutcheon

    ... Robin Hutcheon It took a truly great editor to push the Post clear of the competition: Henry Ching, who led the paper for 33 years When the Post was founded in 1903, the hope had been that it would both project the viewpoint of the British colonial regime (with the business establishment), and help to further the cause of republicanism in China. The Qing dynasty was tottering ...

  7. Editor is charged with libelling Arroyo's husband

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... publisher and editor-in-chief of The Daily Tribune, was able to post bail for two counts of criminal libel, but said police had 17 other arrest warrants out on her for other counts of libel. Bail ... of the Arroyo administration. He regarded her arrest as 'political persecution and suppression of press freedom'. She is the first publisher-editor to be arrested in nearly 20 years ...

  8. Former Post finance editor Walker succumbs to cancer

    Posted Nov 09th 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Jim Russell Walker, founding chairman of Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia and former finance editor of the South China Morning Post, died yesterday in Australia after a short battle with cancer. He was 55. Scottish by birth but raised in Australia, Walker arrived in Hong Kong in 1978 to take charge of finance reporting at the South China Morning Post after ...

  9. Outrage prompted editor's release

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... editor-in-chief Cheng Yizhong being released without charge, observers say. Cheng spent five months in custody while investigators looked for evidence to nail him on embezzlement charges- as they did to his colleagues Yu Huafeng and Li Minying. Cheng's wife Chen Junying said her husband- who is also editor-in-chief of the Beijing News- was in good health and resting at home after being ...

  10. slice of life

    Posted May 18th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... the other services'. In his letter to the editor, the dean said: 'The main part of any religious service is praise, prayer and the reading of the Bible.' On the sports front, Hong ...




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