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Gagged? ; Heritage (30 May 2004)


After the exodus of three popular radio talk show hosts, examines if Hong Kong still have freedom of expression. Although Sir David Akers-Jones (Former Chief Secretary) does not believe that there is a threat to HK's free speech, the three talk show hosts feel otherwise. A publisher observes that some newspapers are exercising self-censorship for fear of losing their advertising revenues. Looks at the government's "point, line, surface" approach to conserve HK's heritage buildings in Wanchai and how it affects the livelihood of the residents and shop-owners in the area. Shows some old buildings that the government plans to conserve.

Pearl Report
Publish Date: 
Sunday, May 30, 2004
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