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  1. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    BBC edits out lesbian kiss from Doctor Who episode shown in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 04:40am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry The BBC has been accused of overcautious self-censorship for cutting a lesbian kiss scene in the first episode of the new Doctor Who series when it premiered in Hong Kong last ... premiered in Hong Kong last Sunday night, a day after the UK showing. It went out on the BBC Entertainment channel, which broadcasts as a subscription channel on PCCW's NOW TV. Viewers in South ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    HKTV may get worldwide audience but not in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... as soon as autumn … but not in HK Hong Kong Television Network shows could be available to TV viewers across the region as early as autumn, but possibly not in Hong Kong. Forced to postpone its ... in the station's hometown. "We hope Hong Kong can watch our shows too," To said. "We don't want Hong Kong to be left behind." HKTV obtained a mobile TV licence by acquiring China ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    Hong Kong viewers turn to Xiaomi boxes, online alternative to local TV

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by Amy Nip, Stuart Lau

    ... from Wong's Hong Kong Television Network will not be available any time soon. Launched in the city in May last year, sales took off with help from the immense popularity of the Korean ... users access to a range of content that might cost them hundreds of dollars per month from pay-TV operators. Alris Technology, the authorised seller of the box in Hong Kong, is getting through ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    Critics and viewers fear for the future of Hong Kong's golden TV tradition

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... in Toronto, Jennifer Chan says she lives a Hong Kong life- just somewhere else. A child of Hong Kong parents, she grew up gorging on the city's television, picking up colloquial Cantonese jokes and Chinese idioms from shows such as Andy Lau Tak-wah's period dramas in the 1980s to time-travel comedy A Step into the Past in 2001. "Hong Kong TV shows had a big impact on my ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    HKTV row sends Hong Kong government's ratings to all-time low

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:29am by Tony Cheung

    ... a University of Hong Kong pollster says. Public sentiment is now lower than in 2003, when seething anger over the proposed Article 23 national security law led to a 500,000-strong march, an index ... two instead of all three applicants. The decision left Hong Kong Television Network, chaired by high-profile investor Ricky Wong Wai-kay, out of the market, causing tens of thousands of people ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    Thousands protest to 'defend Hong Kong's core values' after failed HKTV licence bid

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:53am by Staff Reporters

    ... of protesters in black T-shirts marched to the government headquarters in Admiralty yesterday claiming that the decision to deny Hong Kong Television Networks (HKTV) a free-to-air TV licence ... the authorities respected people's needs and whether Hong Kong was still governed by the rule of law. About 100 HKTV staff formed a "justice alliance" and said they would camp at the Tamar ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    HKTV shopping channel a desperate measure, boss Ricky Wong admits

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com HKTV shopping channel 'a desperate measure' Hong Kong Television Network's decision to launch an online shopping platform is an act of desperation, the controversial broadcaster's chairman admitted yesterday. Ricky Wong Wai-kay announced last month that a 24-hour shopping channel and virtual mall would be part of HKTV's ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    RTHK staff challenge their boss over press freedom

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:47am by Ng Kang Chung

    ... with the head of the government station, Roy Tang Yun-kwong. While on stage, guests including restaurateur Simon Wong Kit-lung, actor Dominic Lam Ka-wah and Hong Kong Journalists Association chairwoman ... as the public service broadcaster in Hong Kong, the station must fulfil purposes that include providing "an open platform for the free exchange of views without fear or favour". RTHK Programme ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    HKTV boss Ricky Wong Wai-kay planning mobile-TV shopping channel

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 03:26am by Vivienne Chow

    ... dream, which has stalled due to legal complications. The chairman of Hong Kong Television Network said the company plans to roll out a 24-hour shopping channel, offering an alternative for shoppers weary of crowds and chain stores. "There is such a business opportunity in Hong Kong … there aren't any large-scale virtual shopping platforms offering a wide range of products ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - BROADCASTING

    HKTV makes fresh bid for licence, offering fewer channels and more investment

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 02:42am by Vivienne Chow, Amy Nip

    ... Vivienne Chow and Amy Nip HKTV soups up its bid for a free-to-air licence Hong Kong Television Network has gone into battle again for a free-to-air television licence, with a new plan ... permission from the Communications Authority to use the DVB-T2 format for the mobile service, using the licence it acquired with its purchase of China Mobile Hong Kong. The format, which supports ...




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