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  1. CCTV airs flag-burning footage in blunder

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com China Central Television (CCTV) blundered yesterday when its news channel ran footage of the burning of a North Korean flag and a portrait of Kim Jong-il during a report about the North Korean leader's death. The footage was widely circulated online despite its swift removal from the channel's website. At 11.28am yesterday, CCTV ...

  2. Legco CCTV cameras raise privacy concerns

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... attention of people concerned that the area is under CCTV surveillance'. A 'guidance note' on surveillance practices issued by the commissioner in July last year stated that 'people should be explicitly informed that they are subject to CCTV surveillance'. Lawmakers said many of the cameras were unnecessary and called for them to be removed, keeping only those ...

  3. Legco CCTV cameras intimidate the public

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... There are of course justifiable circumstances for the use of CCTV cameras around private and public buildings. Such cameras are prevalent in cities with high crime rates, or around buildings which ...

  4. CCTV goes online with new web TV network

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... public opinion. China Network Television (CNTV) was up and running yesterday, in an initiative described by CCTV president Jiao Li as a step forward in building a new media platform.'The ... and documentaries. The venture, said to have cost CCTV 200 million yuan (HK$227 million), came after Xinhua launched a CNN-style news network last month, and the launch of an internet-based television ...

  5. 'Erotic' CCTV row touches deeper mainland malaise

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by controversy since construction began five years ago. It did not help matters that a Lunar New Year fireworks celebration by CCTV staff members this year started a fire that destroyed a new luxury hotel block that is part of the complex. Now, for inexplicable reasons, architectural experts and netizens are again debating what the overhanging CCTV complex really symbolises. Even columnists ...

  6. Firefighters blame CCTV for fatal blaze as broadcaster apologises

    Posted Feb 11th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li in Beijing China Central Television (CCTV) was responsible for the raging blaze at its controversial new site on Monday night, which left one fireman dead and seven people injured, Beijing firefighting authorities said. The new CCTV complex, which cost more than 5 billion yuan (HK$5.68 billion) and includes an avant-garde office building frequently described ...

  7. CCTV

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Teh Apostrophe Gallery Tomorrow-July 3 At a time when the use of CCTV, or surveillance cameras, is much debated in the news pages- especially after a third bottle of acid was hurled ... the cameras 'everyone becomes a suspect' even when they're not committing a crime. 'CCTV is also commonly used to catch street artists in the act of vandalism,' she says. So ...

  8. Mainlanders see inferno as just deserts for domineering CCTV

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... by an unauthorised fireworks display to celebrate the Lantern Festival, the last day of the holiday. But privately and in internet chat rooms, the fire has made CCTV, one of the Communist Party's most ... and management. CCTV and its avant-garde complex of headquarters symbolise the extravagant, arrogant, domineering and monopolist approach that characterises the powerful elite who appear to lord it over ...

  9. CCTV under fire over Coke ad in news show

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... in a CCTV news programme by mistake or not,' the report said. The duo also followed an apparently carefully prepared script in their conversation before the camera, making it sound like ... of the two athletes' official websites, described the exchange as 'very scripted'. But most of the criticism was showered on CCTV for its lack of professionalism. 'Don't ...

  10. Hundreds protest outside CCTV

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... problems settled if the media reported on his plight. He wanted to use National Legal Education Day- reportedly initiated by CCTV- and petition there. More than 100 public security officers in 20 ... have gathered every year since 2004 in front of the CCTV gates on National Legal Education Day. In an apparent attempt to eliminate public protests during the Beijing Olympics in August, ...




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