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  1. Culture at a price in Shanghai

    Posted Sep 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Xinhua reported yesterday. An official responsible for monitoring the cultural market was quoted by Xinhua as saying they would not be able to order direct price cuts. 'But we will ensure ...

  2. There is no blast, public security agency says

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a rumour which has been spread by somebody.' Even the fact that the Xinhua news agency had reported the news could not sway her. 'It is not true even though it is reported by Xinhua ...

  3. TV dating shows too real for the censors

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... version. 'Many people don't like it,' she said. 'They find that guests in the programme don't represent you or me.' Xinhua, the People's Daily and China Central Television stepped up the criticism of materialistic dating shows in a concerted campaign late last month. Xinhua said their emphasis on materialism was a distortion of reality and open defiance ...

  4. Mainland media join Murdoch backlash

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Western media's self-righteousness and its empty slogans of freedom, justice and human rights, according to a commentary by the official news agency Xinhua . Xinhua forecast that the growing ... The scandal-beset closure of the News of the World - the defunct British tabloid that was part of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's empire - has opened the door for mainland media to rail ...

  5. Website with news broadcasts shut down

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai The mainland has ordered the closure of a website offering news broadcasts over the internet, in a move aimed at tightening control over media content. The State ... unauthorised broadcasts. Authorities criticised the websites for several violations, including showing news broadcasts, setting up news bureaus and reporting on events. Of the original eight, some had ...

  6. Termination a responsible move: Xinhua

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo Row over hosts' departure a self-directed farce, says agency Xinhua yesterday described Commercial Radio's decision to terminate Albert Cheng King-hon's contract as 'a responsible act' in protecting Hong Kong's image. In a commentary released last night, the news agency said: '[Albert] Cheng King-hon did not honour his contract and refused ...

  7. A literary appetiser

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun The Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival starts on Monday, but you can warm up your linguistic muscles at a poetry reading at 5pm on Saturday at Xinhua Book City, ... taking part include Zheng Danyi, Eddie Tay and Madeleine Marie Slavick (pictured). However, anyone can bring their own poem in any language. Xinhua Book City is at 1 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay. ...

  8. Attack on reporter 'not tied to stories'

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the Southern Metropolis News, had written several critical stories on the local underworld. Unidentified men broke into his home on May 18, beat him up and chopped off the middle and index fingers on his right hand. But a Xinhua report last night said Wen was the victim of a private dispute. It said internet discussions on the attack being linked to his reports were a misunderstanding. ...

  9. Xinhua catches KMB to Athens Olympics

    Posted Jun 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... passengers on Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) routes. The Xinhua News Agency will provide footage and assist RoadShow- KMB's outdoor advertising agent- in the production of television shows featuring Chinese sporting history, this summer's Athens Olympic Games and preparations for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Xinhua has supplied historical and cultural programming to RoadShow since ...

  10. Gollum's light relief

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 4km away from the factory, they were treated to a screening of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Xinhua reported. Cinema manager Song Yuanzhi was asked on Friday afternoon ... were delighted by the screening, Xinhua said. Meanwhile, about 100 teachers at the No 18 Secondary School helped 2,200 residents with accommodation on Friday night. Some of residents slept ...




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