50 Years of Singapore
Today we hosted a luncheon event on 50 Years of Democratic Development in Singapore. Amongst others Dr. Beatrice Gorawantschy, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung's Asia-Pacific Head, and Charles Chong, Deputy Speaker and Member of Singapore's Parliament, were present.
The latest Reporters Without Borders (RSF) World Press Freedom Index noted a drastic decline in freedom of information in 2014. 21 out of 27 countries in Asia did not even make it among the first hundred, 22 saw their evaluation drop from the year before. Read all about it here.
The Chinese government recently decided to tighten its already draconian internet regulations. From March 1 onwards, internet users are required to register with their real names. Read our new article on the Asia-Pacific Media Update.
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On the Path to a Free Media
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Seoul, South Korea
We have put together a movie with highlights of the KAS E-lection Bridge Asia-Pacific conference in Seoul, South Korea which took place Sep 28 - October 1 2014.
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Analysing Press Freedom in Asia-Pacific
The Asia-Pacific Media Update is an online platform for the Asia-Pacific media landscape. It covers 33 countries from the region and analyses the latest developments and events surrounding press freedom and freedom of speech.
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