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  1. Government denies any negligence in ATV deal

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters The commerce minister yesterday denied the government had been negligent over persons disqualified under the Broadcasting Ordinance having unauthorised ownership of ATV for six years. Speaking in Beijing, Secretary for Commerce, Industry and Technology Joseph Wong Wing-ping said the broadcaster itself was responsible for the problem and there was no question ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Dec 16th 2008, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... in yesterday when he became the shortest-lived chief executive ever at free-to-air broadcaster Asia Television. He lasted just 12 days before bringing an end to what had become a nightmare for most ATV ... the answer, and instead, the sacker got sacked. One version we hear is that his appointment as ATV chief executive was never accepted by the Broadcasting Authority, and this was likely to have been ...


    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... of ATV (the Chinese Home and the English World). For those who missed it, our dear leader offered the television station's news department an up-close and personal view into Government ... Perhaps it's all part of an elaborate ploy to make Ip more appealing to the democracy-loving Hong Kong public, before Beijing makes her our next chief executive. You can bet her future TV ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for employing chief officers who were 'disqualified persons' under the Broadcasting Ordinance without permission of the chief executive. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen granted requests on June 27 from the broadcasters for exemption of George Chan Ching-cheong and Jackey Chan Shek-nin from the disqualified persons provisions but rejected requests for backdated approval. ...

  5. Candidates set for televised showdown

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Robin Kwong and Klaudia Lee The chief executive debate on March 1, the first since the handover, will be broadcast live by local television and radio stations. But Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's office has confirmed he will not attend a second forum organised by more than 100 Election Committee members on March 7. 'Mr Tsang has basically agreed to attend ...

  6. Public broadcast discussion delay surprises lawmakers

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... broadcasting, because the issue is 'sensitive and complex'. The delay, revealed by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday, surprised lawmakers who were due to discuss the paper at the end of this month. Asked by Democrat legislator Cheung Man-kwong whether the government would release the paper on the Panel on Information Technology and Broadcasting meeting on January 29 ...

  7. Demand for US-style poll forum fuels debate

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... be impartial, saying it would be better if television broadcasters worked together to stage one. Civic Party challenger Alan Leong Kah-kit set the ball rolling this month when he challenged Donald Tsang ... limited to two people. As Hong Kong has no precedent for staging a TV forum before a chief executive election, no one seems to know how to go about organising one. RTHK has been among the first ...

  8. Candidates step up pace for the next TV debate

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... of the limited time given to the candidates and is closely studying government policies and his own campaign platforms in the three designated areas in the forthcoming debate: the economy, politics ...

  9. Learning a lesson from previous debacles

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... paper on public service broadcasting has given rise to fresh speculation. Does it signal a rethink on the fate of RTHK? Is it a tactical delay to prepare for selling the controversial idea ... sensitive timing, given that the case of alleged illegal broadcasts by Citizens' Radio is still to be decided? Those questions have emerged after Mr Tsang surprised lawmakers when he said ...

  10. RTHK role and reaction is key: Tsang

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday would not be drawn on whether he would support RTHK as the foundation for a new independent broadcaster. He said the most important thing was the role RTHK should play and its reaction to reform proposals. The Sunday Morning Post reported yesterday the Committee on Review of Public Service Broadcasting was preparing ...




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