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  1. Phil's incoming director gets seal of approval

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Musicians at the city's flagship orchestra are generally upbeat about Jaap van Zweden's appointment as the new artistic director. The Dutch musician, who will join the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra from the 20 ...

  2. News - China - ENTERTAINMENT

    How popcorn has become a 390 million yuan hit with mainland Chinese movie-goers

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 06:02pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... are sometimes higher than ticket takings at a movie theatre screening because revenue has to be shared by film companies, distributors and cinema firms. “Incomes from selling popcorn is basically ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Newspaper Apple Daily scraps its adult section

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... would comment on whether they plan to follow suit. Tsao said adult sections thrived in the 1960s and 70s, with almost all Chinese-language newspapers carrying such pages to attract lower-income readers. "They lived in squatter areas and worked as labourers. They had little income and entertainment, so they read such content," he said. To Yiu-ming, associate professor ...

  4. Warning on massaged forecasts

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the per capita income of US$3,000,' it said, according to Xinhua. Beijing has set a target of reaching per capita income of US$3,000 by 2010. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Clockenflap festival charging up to HK$590 this year

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... they will have a lot of income, so we will look at the discount and we had also charged them partly on their ticket sales," Yu said. Organiser Mike Hill said about half the tickets had been sold ...

  6. Another long catalogue of waste - Chinese Orchestra

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... organisation. He said the Chinese Orchestra was chosen because more than 80 per cent of its income came from taxpayers. The orchestra received a subsidy of HK$53.1 million in 2008-09, accounting for 82 per cent of its total income. The auditor found the orchestra spent, in the same period, HK$830,000 to buy back 3,321 of its own concert tickets to give to guests including government ...

  7. The revolution, but no soaps or ads, will be televised in Chongqing

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... The lifeblood of any television station is usually its advertising income. However, Chongqing Cable TV has decided that commercials are not essential and that revolutionary spirit is more ... usually made 70 to 90 per cent of its income from advertising. On the mainland, the three hours after 8pm is regarded as prime time for airing drama. 'Up to 70 per cent of the total ...

  8. Digital radio must have more support

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... struggling to generate income. As with television, digital is the future of radio. It improves on existing AM and FM transmissions by offering more channels, better sound, easier tuning, content ...

  9. Ups and downs of G.E.M.'s big gigs

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at home so that I could practise dancing,' she says. 'I have to use my own money for all this and will be content if income from these concerts can cover the expenses.' ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expat rapper Lucas Scibetta causes row with Hong Kong Kids video

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... income gaps. But Lucas "Skibs" Scibetta wants the critics to know that it is not such a black-and-white issue. "It's for kids in Hong Kong and around the world. There's ...




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