Security police ordered news outlet to remove entries on 2016 Hong Kong ‘national flag’ contest – reports

The “sensitive” content which an online news outlet was ordered to delete on national security grounds were pictures of a suggested new “national flag” for Hong Kong, according to local media. Passion Times founder Wong Yeung-tat on Wednesday said he and the outlet were approached by national security police over “sensitive content” but declined to … Read more

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… The image above is from May 2018: The year a DLR train visited Manchester London Underground As they had threatened to do, the RMT union has expanded its ongoing Night Tube strikes to include the Jubilee line. ianVisits TfL seeks bidders for Elephant & Castle station upgrade … Read more

Hong Kong laws can limit false Covid info, says security chief, but research into ‘fake news’ legislation underway

The government expects research into the planned “fake news” law to be completed by the middle of the year, the legislature has heard. However, security chief Chris Tang has said that existing laws were already capable of regulating the spread of false information related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Lawmaker Michael Tien. File Photo: Kelly Ho … Read more

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… The image above is from May 2015: First Elizabeth line station opens to the public London Underground ‘Cock’: Title of West End play censored by London Underground, producer ‘Absolutely Astounded’ by rules Variety London Underground to resume normal Met line services next week ianVisits Elizabeth line / … Read more

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… The image above is from April 2019: It’s the 40th anniversary of the Jubilee line opening London Underground London Underground: Track inspector hit by Tube near Chalfont and Latimer BBC News A council estate is facing five months of sleepless nights after tube bosses announced a program … Read more

Human Rights Press Awards axed after Stand News wins; 8 FCC press freedom committee members quit – sources

The Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) decision to scrap the Human Rights Press Awards was related to local outlet Stand News winning a number of titles, sources with knowledge of the matter told HKFP on Monday. Additionally, eight members of the club’s Press Freedom Committee, which oversees the awards, resigned in protest of the cancellation. The … Read more

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… The image above is from April 2019: Fancy owning a Tube roundel coffee table? London Underground Rise in London Underground passengers reported to police for ‘intrusive staring’ ITV Unite members at TfL and London Underground ballot for industrial action over pensions Age The trial of mobile phone … Read more

100 Thieves Reverse Sweep TSM in LCS Semifinals

100 Thieves are the first LCS finalist, defeating Team Liquid with a dramatic reverse sweep and crowning their victory with a backdoor by Felix “Abbedagge” Braun. Abbedagge pulled an xPeke on Team Liquid | © Riot Games The LCS upper bracket semifinal saw the star-studded Team Liquid roster take on summer champions 100 Thieves. On … Read more

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… The image above is from April 2017: Riding a “ghost train” at Thorpe Park London Underground The Night Tube, which currently runs on the Central and Victoria lines will be joined by the Jubilee line from the evening of Saturday 21 May 2022. ianVisits What’s the longest … Read more

Prosecution claims editor had shares in Stand News parent firm, as company rep. remains absent from court

The lead prosecutor in the case against the now-defunct independent news outlet Stand News has claimed that one of the arrested editors has shares in the firm’s parent company, as Best Pencil (Hong Kong) Limited remains unrepresented in court. On Wednesday, 52-year-old former editor-in-chief Chung Pui-kuen and former acting chief editor Patrick Lam, 34, appeared … Read more