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CNN veteran Larry King to host Russia Today show

CNN veteran Larry King will host a new show on Kremlin-funded television station Russia Today next month, RT said. The English-language station, beamed to 630 million viewers worldwide, said it would launch Politics with Larry King next month. The show will be produced by Ora TV, an online broadcaster founded by King and Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim last year, and recorded in RT America's Washington studio and Ora TV's Los Angeles studio.

Friday, 31 May, 2013, 4:36am

Another Vietnamese cable TV provider drops CNN, BBC

Popular Vietnamese cable television provider VTV CAB has stopped providing foreign channels, including CNN and BBC, after a new media law that requires editing of programmes before broadcast came into effect on Wednesday last week.

20 May 2013 - 4:18am

CNN producer at centre of Weibo scuffle over China Eastern Airlines mystery VIP smoker

Who is one of China’s most wanted men? For now, it looks as though the whole nation is looking for a mysterious VIP smoker on a China Eastern Airlines flight from Shanghai to Beijing.

15 Dec 2012 - 10:56am 3 comments

Worries over moderator ahead of second US presidential debate

The second presidential debate may have the look of a town hall, with voters surrounding the candidates and posing the questions.

But the degree to which it is a casual conversation between candidates and voters or a tough grilling on the issues will be largely up to one woman - Candy Crowley.

17 Oct 2012 - 4:55am

Digest: Journalists made mistakes on social media, again

You may still remember that two years ago, CNN fired one of its senior editors only for her improper post on Twitter.

29 Aug 2012 - 3:06pm

Anchored to accomplishment

Reading your favourite newspapers, scanning the blogosphere, hitting the gym and sitting in on a Mandarin class with your three-year-old daughter may sound like a fruitful itinerary for a weekend.

5 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

From a reporter and mother

Kristie Lu Stout, Hong Kong-based anchor of CNN International, discusses her perspective from the newsroom and as a parent.

16 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Hope for Haiti to air in Hong Kong

In aid of Haitian disaster relief, the talked-about telethon being organised by actor George Clooney and musician Wyclef Jean will happen this weekend and the two-hour special will be shown in Hong Kong. Hope For Haiti will be broadcast commercial-free this Saturday morning at 9am local time.

20 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Dr Sanjay Gupta

FINDING INSPIRATION In my early teenage years, my grandfather had a stroke. I spent a lot of time at the hospital with him and got to know the doctors quite well. The neuro-surgeons who took care of him were the ones I particularly looked up to. As much as they could be to a 13-year-old, they were mentors to me.

14 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Channel hop

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley once wrote, 'Doubt keeps the doors and windows open [and] belief is one room with no way out.' He also encourages anyone tired of a yes-or-no existence to 'passionately doubt everything you believe'.

21 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

CNN, Beijing sour grapes sweeter with bureau chief to carry torch

The sour grapes between global TV news network CNN and the Chinese were sweetened somewhat yesterday when its Beijing bureau chief, Jaime FlorCruz, was invited to take part in the capital's Olympic torch relay.

21 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

CNN apologises for commentator's remarks

CNN apologised to the mainland public one month after its commentator Jack Cafferty made controversial remarks about China, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said yesterday.

16 May 2008 - 12:00am

'The bloke at CNN' anchors short-handed bar in Lan Kwai Fong

Normally, he's used to sitting behind the desk for news emergencies and big business announcements, but last weekend Hong Kong-based CNN anchor Andrew Stevens was forced to do some extra shifts at his watering hole, Mini Bar, in Lan Kwai Fong.

15 May 2008 - 12:00am

Legal action against CNN dropped

A New York law firm hired by two Chinese to sue CNN for US$1.3 billion in compensation over controversial remarks made by its commentator Jack Cafferty has abruptly withdrawn the lawsuit.

12 May 2008 - 12:00am

TV slur fury highlights poor channels of communication

'Why do you rack your brains trying to turn black into white? Don't be too CNN,' read the lyrics from a popular new mainland song Don't Be Too CNN. The term has now become an internet buzzword, reflecting the rising tide of nationalism that has swept the mainland amid criticism of the west's 'biased reports' on China and its affairs.

1 May 2008 - 12:00am