Less information would be made available to the public under the new proposal. Photo: Handout Less information would be made available to the public under the new proposal. Photo: Handout
Less information would be made available to the public under the new proposal. Photo: Handout

Proposal to restrict access to information in Hong Kong company registry sets alarm bells ringing for journalist groups

  • Government proposal seeks to prevent people from accessing the personal particulars of company directors amid ‘increasing public awareness of the need to protect personal data’
  • City’s largest journalists’ association demands immediate withdrawal of the plan, which it says will severely compromise press freedom

Topic |   Press freedom in Hong Kong
Less information would be made available to the public under the new proposal. Photo: Handout Less information would be made available to the public under the new proposal. Photo: Handout
Less information would be made available to the public under the new proposal. Photo: Handout
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