April 12, 2017
Published 10 days ago
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has voiced concern over the latest government scheme introduced on April 10, which may endanger the media community.
On Monday, the Beijing-based National Security Bureau announced the anti-espionage scheme, ‘Report on Espionage’, in its latest attempt to influence and censor the free flow of information in China. The scheme aims to use citizens as the eyes and ears of the government, asking them to report any suspicious activity to the Bureau. By participating in the program, citizens would be eligible for monetary rewards, with successful ‘tip offs’ able to receive between 10,000 and 500,000 yuan (USD 1,500 – 73,000).
According to Mainland reports, the National Security Bureau alleges that some of the espionage activities a
Pakistan Observer, November 1, 2016
We all have favorite daydreams. The ones we reel off on the megaplex screen in our minds at 2:00 am when sleep has done the disappearing act and we are either cricket champions bringing home the World Cup or celebrity singers belting out big hits to an audience of thousands or Oscar winners giving 'thank you' speeches or pre ...Read more...
The Orient Press of India, a news agency, was founded by Syed Mohammad in 1942. It was closed down in 1948.
The Orient Press of India, a newswire founded by Syed Mohammad in 1942, was closed down in 1948 (The Press in Chains - Zamir Jafri).