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Suspend implementation of new broadcast rules

7 February 2006 President Susilo Bambang Yudoyono Republic of Indonesia Presidential Palace Jakarta Istana Negara INDONESIA Fax: +62 21 345… Read More

Media giant retreats from bid to take over publisher

On 16 September 2005, the Thai entertainment and media giant GMM Grammy Group retreated from its bid to take over… Read More

SEAPA denounces censorship, emergency powers for Thaksin

BANGKOK–The Southeast Asian Press Alliance expresses grave concern over the Thai government’s move to grant Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra absolute… Read More

In the wake of tsunami coverage, challenges and lessons for the press

The tsunami demonstrated that modern journalists do more than just bring unfolding stories to the world — but what happens… Read More

Reforms needed on libel laws, say legal and media experts

Source: Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) Bangkok – Legal and media experts in Thailand are sharing in concerns that the… Read More

‘Opening media to foreign ownership not easy’

Source: The Philippine Star The idea of opening the Philippine media to foreign ownership may sound good in theory but… Read More

“Don’t jail journalists” Free Press Advocates Tell Government

[Original title: “Don’t jail journalists” Say Free Press Advocates to Indonesia] The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the global organisation representing… Read More

ISA, sedition charge threats vs webmasters

[Original title: Malaysia threatens to use Internal Security Act, sedition laws vs webmasters] The Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) is gravely… Read More