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Hong Kong gov’t and lawmakers back ‘fake news’ law plan; press union chief warns of new ‘sword over journalists’ heads’

The Hong Kong government is mulling plans to implement a “fake news” law to regulate disinformation on the internet, Secretary for Home Affairs Caspar Tsui told the Legislative Council (LegCo) on Wednesday. He said the government had a duty to “plug loopholes” in the city’s legislation. Tsui’s comments came in response to lawmaker Gary Chan’s […]