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Key points in the 'leaked judgment'

Ching started contributing articles to the Foundation on International and Cross-Strait Studies in 2000 and received HK$300,000 in 'research fees' from it in 2004.

Wednesday, 6 September, 2006, 12:00am

Key points in the 'leaked judgment'

Ching started contributing articles to the Foundation on International and Cross-Strait Studies in 2000 and received HK$300,000 in 'research fees' from it in 2004.

He suspected the true nature of the foundation in 2003 but continued to contribute articles despite knowing that it was a spy institution.

6 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

The waiting ends with a swift trial for Ching Cheong

Secret hearing on spy charges follows 16 months' detention

Hong Kong-based journalist Ching Cheong, detained on the mainland on spying charges for more than 16 months, was given a swift trial behind closed doors in a Beijing court yesterday.

16 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Spy law puts power in hands of dangerous individuals

The new covert surveillance law that has been passed by pro-government legislators has worsened Hong Kong's democracy for an indefinite amount of time, mainly due to the lack of a sunset clause proposed by pro-democracy legislators.

11 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Sunsets and evil liven up spy debate

After the sunset, darkness would set in. The administration has refused to accept the last night of the sunset. However, the pan-democratic camp will not be frightened by the darkness, we will continue to struggle.

Democrat Albert Chan Wai-yip during the debate on the sunset clause

6 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Pining for the days of an old-fashioned spy drama

Spies do not come readily to mind as victims of change like the rest of us - of workplace restructuring, cost-cutting, retraining and the like. Snooping seems like a secure, steady occupation, insulated from the chill winds of change by one country's need to know another country's military and scientific secrets.

12 Mar 2006 - 12:00am