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  1. Public probe into prison death faulted and praised

    Posted Feb 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government's attention to the public's opinion, especially as expressed on the internet. This is a criminal case but it is becoming a public case, and we are trying to provide a way to satisfy the right to know.' But after a brief celebration among some netizens of the 'positive move to respond to public opinion through a transparent channel', some in the legal community ...

  2. Political concerns go public as China's Net users find their voice

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... means a record of public opinion is formed in cyberspace that sometimes has very real repercussions,' Professor Min said. According to the academy's latest survey on internet usage, ... forced local students to pay to watch a film his daughter wrote, produced and starred in. The claim appeared on the Net, with what parents said was proof of his heavy handedness. The public ...

  3. Rowdy public session discusses reform plans

    Posted May 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... About 100 members of the public attended the session. In a bid to ridicule the government's televised advertisement, in which a mother promises to make her daughter a dress, a young woman, ...

  4. Kwan ready to face public eye again

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sending him to help with relief work in Sichuan province to rebuild his public image. Then, intimate pictures of the singer with a sexy Taiwanese pop star, Mika, were leaked onto the internet ...

  5. HK morals 'eroded by public figures', poll told

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Youth Association interviewed 497 people aged between 18 and 45 this month. About 80 per cent said they expected public figures to take responsibility for observing and upholding morals. About 90 per cent believed public figures had a great impact on young people, and 62 per cent said they had high expectations for the behaviour of public figures. But it seems they have been let ...

  6. Who do you admire as a leader?

    Posted Jun 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to prison several times. But he never gave up, and eventually he won his battle. Narul Iman Driver, 15, Islamic Kasim Tuet Memorial College A good leader is someone who asks for opinions ... for our ideas and input even if they turn out to be different from hers. Emily Tsang Long-yu, 15, Creative Secondary School A leader can persuade others, listen to others' opinions and make ...

  7. Real dirt on bent officials lies with ambitious 'public mistresses'

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... Wang Xiangwei Largely invisible to the general public on the mainland, there are a number of smart and pretty 'butterflies' plying their trade in the secretive inner circles ... detain the butterflies- known as 'public mistresses'- who generally know the dirtiest secrets. The best-known butterfly is Li Wei, a 46-year-old woman from Kunming, Yunnan. She ...

  8. Retiring police chief stands by protest policy

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... a balance in the interests of different members of the public. He also defended his apologies over a series of controversies, which he said was a show of accountability. During his four years ... be respected. 'There are not only citizens expressing their own opinions in this world. At the same time, there are also other citizens in this society who want to continue their daily life,' ...

  9. Activists charged and ousted as noose on dissent tightens

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu The crackdown on mainland activists appears to be intensifying with the formal arrest of an outspoken writer, and the ousting of a prominent opinion writer and an editor at two publications. Sichuan writer and blogger Ran Yunfei's wife said she received police notification yesterday of her husband's formal arrest on the charge of 'inciting subversion of state ...

  10. Justice puts a cork in the case against champagne activist

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The government will not prosecute an activist who was accused of spraying champagne at a security guard during a protest last month outside the central government's liaison office. Before the decision by the Department of Justice not to ...




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