Aiwa

Sounds good

A high fidelity, or hi-fi, system is meant to reproduce sound with the least amount of static. Sony claims to have taken this audio performance up another notch with its new series of Aiwa CD Micro HiFi systems, led by the XR-DB30.

Tuesday, 7 June, 2005, 12:00am

Flabbergasted

I BOUGHT an Aiwa compact disc player in November of last year, and received a certificate stating that the machine was guaranteed, with maintenance services free of charge for one year.

24 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Cash prize for keen pianist

THE Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts awarded the 1994 AIWA/Dransfield Music Grant to piano student Chan Yan-yan.

The US$10,000 (about $77,000) grant, sponsored jointly by AIWA/Dransfield & Company Limited and the Asian Cultural Council, will enable the 19-year-old to participate in a 10-week programme of the Aspen Music School to be held in Colorado this summer.

24 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Musical gift makes for stereophonic joy

THINK of the sounds of Hong Kong, and traffic, mobile phones and building works come quickly to mind.

Giving a stereo at Christmas can result in a great party atmosphere, or in a heated discussion over the choice of music being played.

12 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Music grant

THE Academy for Performing Arts has announced that this year's AIWA/Dransfield Music Grant has been awarded to viola student Cecilia Ho Wing-yin.

The US$10,000 ($77,260) grant will enable 21-year-old Cecilia to take part in the 10-week programme of the Aspen Music School in Colorado, United States, in the summer.

28 May 1993 - 12:00am

Tomei plan for listings

TOMEI International is planning to list up to six companies in a strategy it expects to add $100 million a year to profits over the next two years.

The group is also planning to announce closer ties with Aiwa, its largest client, through a franchise deal giving distribution rights to Tomei for a wide range of products in China.

10 May 1993 - 12:00am

Tomei in $100m mainland Aiwa deal

TOMEI International (Holdings) is investing about $100 million in a series of deals giving the group exclusive wholesale distribution rights to Aiwa products in China and majority stakes in five manufacturing concerns.

Chairman and chief executive Johnny Lau said the deal with Aiwa was the first of its kind involving a Japanese audio visual firm's products in China.

2 Feb 1993 - 12:00am