The lack of a law governing the preservation and disposal of government documents has long been a concern to anyone who cares about history and the need to archive important records so they can be...
The government destroyed more than 3.5 million sheets of records in six months while relocating its headquarters to the Tamar site in Admiralty, lawmakers heard yesterday.
Name: Stacy Gould
Job: Head archivist, University of Hong Kong
How early did you know you wanted to work as an archivist?
The basis of a good relationship is communication and trust. I learned that in my first psychology lesson at school, while training to be a journalist and, too late, from a book I encountered long...
There has now been a steady stream of cases where police, public hospital and immigration files have been lost, leaked or left somewhere.
Imagine a reservoir that receives no fresh input of water. The stored water gradually drains away, the infrastructure becomes useless and the population is deprived of a key source of life.
SHANGHAI HAS opened the city's archives to requests for information, offering a glimpse of the inner workings of the local government and a treasure trove of historical material.
In last week's story 'The accidental birth of an archivist' we named Asian Art Archive founder Clare Hsu curator of the first major experimental art exhibition outside China. It was in fact Hanart...