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  • Aug 31, 2014
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Now TV reporter attacked by CY Leung supporter

Two journalists were surrounded and attacked at the starting point of yesterday's pro-government march in Victoria Park, Now TV's news channel reported. It was just one incident in which the crowd targeted the media.

Monday, 31 December, 2012, 7:04am 1 comment

Newspaper flood report upsets city officials

A leading newspaper that ran an investigative report on Beijing's recent deadly floods has been accused by the city's authorities of 'violating press regulations' and now faces the risk of its operations being suspended.

The city's cultural enforcement agency yesterday raided the Economic Observer's headquarters and removed its sign outside the office.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

'We've been travelling home from midnight till dawn'

Some Hongkongers get annoyed waiting more than a couple of minutes for a train. So imagine having to wait all night.

That was the scene overnight Monday for hundreds of commuters - including this reporter - trying to get home from Kowloon Tong Station in the middle of a storm that was upgraded to a severe typhoon.

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Mainland activists go missing after march

Two mainland activists who joined Sunday's protest march in the city disappeared after returning home, the group that organised their visit says.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

About-face on tree plan a win for civil rights

An apology by Qingdao's landscaping and forestry bureau over its handling of a controversial tree-planting project is being seen as a victory for the civil rights movement on the mainland.

It came in response to a reporter's questions about the project, which was reportedly going to cost taxpayers four billion yuan (HK$4.9 billion) this year.

22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Time to ring in the new

Susan Ramsay, Editor

Oh, erm, that book. My resolution was to write that book. Let's just say it's still what we in the industry call a wip, or a 'Work in progress', and it's sort of morphed into a sort of play, movie type thing.

1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am