Friday, January 29, 2016

Hong Kong (香港)

排名四連跌 港廉潔全球18 (Hong Kong ranks 18 in Corruption Perceptions Index, declining for fourth consecutive year since 2012)
Apple Daily, January 28, 2016
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/art/20160128/19469597

Related:
Corruption Perceptions Index 2015
Transparency International, January 2016
https://www.transparency.org/cpi2015

全球自由報告:台灣89分亞太排第二 香港63分部分自由 大陸16分不自由 (World Freedom Report: Taiwan “free” with a score of 89 and ranking 2nd in Asia Pacific, Hong Kong “partially free” at 63, mainland China “not free” at 16)
Mingpao, January 28, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160128/s00001/1453943451396

Related:
Freedom in the World 2016: Anxious Dictators, Wavering Democracies: Global Freedom under Pressure
Freedom House, January 28, 2016
https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-world/freedom-world-2016

人權觀察報告:京侵香港政治參與權及表達自由 (Human Rights Watch report: Beijing encroaches Hong Kong's right to political participation and freedom of expression)
Mingpao, January 28, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160128/s00001/1453940106376

“Mob rule”: HKU vice-chancellor condemns students for surrounding governing Council meeting venue
Hong Kong Free Press, January 27, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/01/27/mob-rule-hku-vice-chancellor-condemns-students-for-besieging-governing-council-meeting/

Swedish police in Thailand to investigate bookseller Gui Minhai disappearance—report
Hong Kong Free Press, January 28, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/01/28/swedish-police-in-thailand-to-investigate-bookseller-gui-minhai-disappearance-report/

Hong Kong: Beijing opens a new chapter
The Financial Times, January 27, 2016
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/b2160888-c419-11e5-808f-8231cd71622e.html