Saturday, December 23, 2006

China promises freedom of information rules

China government is drafting rules to promote official transparency, including releasing currently confidential commercial information, officials helping to write the rules said in reports on Monday. Proposed freedom of information regulations "will fully ensure citizens' right to know under the precondition of protecting state secrets," the official Xinhua news agency reported. It did not say when the rules would be issued. Posted by Steve Wood on Dec.14,2006"> " title="permanent link">#

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