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Firing Stokes Press Freedom Fears in Hong Kong

The sudden firing of a highly-regarded newspaper editor in Hong Kong is drawing angry reaction and renewed fears over press freedom. Keung Kwok-yuen, the top editor at the prestigious investigative newspaper Ming Pao, was fired Wednesday, raising concerns of increasing influence from China's communist government. The firing took place shortly after the paper published a front-page story connecting prominent Hong Kong businessmen and politicians to new information coming from the...

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