[ Press Release ] ASEAN’s Top API Leaders And Experts To Convene Virtually For Trescon’s World API Summit

As APIs become a core strategic technology that is revolutionizing traditional business paradigms, over 250+ API leaders & solution providers alongside Heads of API, API Architects, Heads of Digital Transformation, CIOs, CTOs are convening virtually to discuss the latest strategies and tech trends to center ASEAN businesses on APIs. These innovative leaders will not just … Read more

[ Press Release ] ReThink HK, The City’s Most Ambitious Business Event for Sustainable Development Returns #AccelerateTheChange

[26 April 2022, Hong Kong] The third edition of ReThink HK returns to the city on 05 – 06 October this year at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center to convene a two-day expo and gather business leaders, sustainability practitioners and like-minded delegates to explore sustainable developments and solutions. from a Hong Kong context. … Read more

Fewer Hongkongers trust public broadcaster RTHK as press freedom fears ‘become reality’ – survey

Fewer Hongkongers have expressed trust in public broadcaster RTHK, a study by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism has found, as local media scholars said initial press freedom concerns under the Beijing-imposed national security law “became reality.” RTHK. File photo: Tom Grundy / HKFP. In the Digital News Report 2022 released on Wednesday, … Read more

[Press Release] Captivating Notions On Jakarta’s Thriving AI Technology Vision And Its Embedding Journey To Boost Its AI Capabilities.

Thursday, 09 June 2022: The 34th global edition of World AI & RPA Show supported by KORIKA and IAIS concluded with 2 days of the power-packed conference that served as a key catalyst for Jakarta’s bold vision of leveraging innovation and technology to diversify its goals. by bringing together government officials & inspirational line-up of … Read more

Common Press | Local Heroes

Words by Christina Dean The number of LGBTQ + venues in the capital has been on the decline over the past decade, something that’s been exacerbated by the pandemic, so when a dedicated queer space opens rather than closes its doors, it’s a big deal. Creative hub Glass House, made up of bar and restaurant … Read more

Hong Kong journalists’ club passes motion to commit to press freedom, as over half of board abstains from vote

Hong Kong’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) has overwhelmingly polled in favor of a motion relating to press freedom. More than half of the board members abstained from the vote. The non-binding motion was raised at the club’s annual general meeting on Monday, just weeks after the FCC made the decision to scrap the Human Rights … Read more

HKFP Lens: Hong Kong press group announces winners of annual news photo contest

The Hong Kong Press Photographers Association (HKPPA) announced the winners of its annual Focus at the Frontline news photo contest on Sunday. HK01 photojournalist Liu Ngan Hung won the Photo of the Year award for his picture of workers removing the Pillar of Shame – a statue that honored those who died when the People’s … Read more

Hong Kong press club still has ‘role to play,’ president says after cancellation of human rights journalism awards

The president of Hong Kong’s Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC) said on Monday that the club still has a “role to play” following its decision to cancel this year’s Human Right Press Awards, citing legal risks. The club last month announced it would suspend the journalism awards, a move that triggered the resignation of a member … Read more

‘No guardrails’: Social media is threatening press freedom, Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa says

By Nina Larson The rise of social media has allowed dangerous propaganda to flourish and left professional journalists facing constant threat of attack, according to Philippine journalist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Maria Ressa. Maria Ressa. Photo: World Economic Forum via Flickr. The situation for media workers around the world at the moment is “bleak”, … Read more

Press Freedom Day: As long as there are journalists in Hong Kong, there will be journalism

I do not remember when exactly I developed an intense dislike for headlines about press freedom in Hong Kong that contained phrases like “the darkest day” and the “coldest winter”, but I know it was long before the national security law overturned Hong Kong’s media landscape. The problem with using superlatives like this is they … Read more