On report, "Nearly 100 Hong Kong government bodies refuse to reveal bills in SCMP spending poll", November 26: lenali2003 - The government should at least allow some info to be open to the public. Being a city pursuing democracy, HK should grant her people the right to know what is going on in the departments. It is actually an initial yet important step that HK has to take. sipsip1238 - The city's citizens want democracy, the city government listens to whatever their communist bosses say ... what chance do we have to gain any type of transparency. The stupid part is that a smarter communist government will create the illusion of transparency.