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· July, 2007

Stories about Hong Kong (China) from July, 2007

China: Released documents implicate Yahoo!

A Beijing State Security Bureau document has been released, writes Rebecca MacKinnon at RConversation, which shows Yahoo! was aware at the time the reason why Beijing authorities wanted access to...

Hong Kong: Mainstream Media VS Cyber bullying

Erynnyes from Those were the days commented on the recent cyber bullying case and pointed out that the blogger and editor Zhou Li had also made unfair comments on Mr....

Hong Kong: Union Organizer Arrested

In response to a call from the International Trade Union Confederation(ITF), unionists in Hong Kong organized a peaceful protest at the Iran Consulate in Hong Kong against the illegal arrest...

Hong Kong: Sorry, you have no rights to know

The Television and entertainment licensing authory (TELA) has given out 17 advices in the book fair (one of them is the “Love Mythology”), citizen reporter, Ip Iam Chong from inmediahk.net,...

Hong Kong: Miss Zhou PK Mister Nike

ESWN has translated the background of the cyber bullying case of Miss Zhou by Mister Nike's fans. Nike is known as the God of Adult Videos.

Hong Kong: King of Kwoloon Pass Away

Big sister from Life is but an empty dream… blogs about the King's life. He is also a Mr. Tsang who cliamed he owned the land in Kwoloon district by...

Hong Kong: Cyber bullying

A newspapers editor and blogger Chow Chauli was attacked by some netizens in her blog's comment section because of her criticism in the newspapers about a B.T user “Nike” who...

Japan: Face recognition system

Edo from Pink tentacle reports: on July 19, electronics giant NEC announced it has developed the world’s first automated border control system that uses facial recognition technology capable of identifying...

Hong Kong: TELA mission statement

Sun bin digs out Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority's mission statement and points out that the department has deviated from its mission and value.

Hong Kong: Hand off from culture and moral censorship

Erynnyes from Those were they days gave the SAR government an advice that it should keep its hand off from culture and moral censorship. If a piece of work is...

Hong Kong: Copycat Advertisement

Recently the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of Hong Kong are celebrating the 50 years of Advertising industry, however, their advertisement is a copycat of Phillip Toledano's Hope and Fear...

Hong Kong: Another Scandalous Advice from TELA

ESWN translated local reports on another scandalous advice given by Television and Entertainment Licensing Authority (TELA) about distribution of indecency in the annual international book fair. This time their target...

Taiwan: In memory of Yang Dechang

Chong has translated an article by Leung Man Tao at interlocals.net about a Taiwanese film director Yang Dechang who has recently passed away. The writer describes the director as a...

Japan: Asia-Pacific Internet Usage

Nicholls from Japundit reported on the first comprehensive review of Internet behavior covering 10 countries in the Asia-Pacific region released by comScore: The average person in the Asia-Pacific region visited...

Hong Kong: GV Editor Oiwan Lam faces court battle over Flickr photo

On May 11th, Oiwan Lam, Global Voices Northeast Asia Editor, committed what she says was a deliberate act of civil disobedience. Writing on the citizen media website InMedia Hong Kong,...

Hong Kong: Selective Prosecution on Illegal Broadcasting

The Office of Telecommunication Authority had decided to prosecute guest speakers from a Civic radio channel which organized public broadcast illegally to protest against the government strict control over radio...

Hong Kong: Signature Campaign Against Flickr Filtering

HKxforce launched a signature campaign against flickr filtering policy in Hong Kong. The petition demands Yahoo! to adjust the filtering policy in Hong Kong so that adult users are free...

Hong Kong: Rubbish Collection Container

Citizen reporter one dollar health wrote at inmediahk about the new design of the rubbish collection container [zh]. The Hong Kong government has recently changed the design of rubbish collection...

Hong Kong: Screen Curtain Buildings

Some citizen reporters took a short video on the screen curtain residential buildings in Western Kowloon district at inmediahk.net.

Hong Kong: Interview with Zoula

The English version of the interview with Zoula (the so-called first blogger journalist in China) concerning his idea about citizen reporting, his observation of the 10th anniversary of reunification in...

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