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Digital Broadcasting Corporation

Digital Broadcasting resumes service

Francis Mak Yun-sau said the station's policy directions had not changed. It was not banned from criticising the government and the only instruction from Beijing-loyalist shareholder Bill Wong Cho-bau was to maintain freedom of expression.

Tuesday, 29 January, 2013, 4:32am

City Digest, January 1, 2013

he saga over Digital Broadcasting Corporation took another twist yesterday after a main stakeholder, Beijing loyalist Bill Wong Cho-bau, failed to reach a deal to buy a significant number of shares from other stakeholders. Station co-founder Albert Cheng King-hon said Wong unexpectedly added additional clauses to the deal, so they refused to sign it. Cheng said there "may be a lawsuit to come".

1 Jan 2013 - 4:20am

Albert Cheng agrees to sell his stake in Digital Broadcasting Corporation

A breakthrough has finally been reached in the months-long Digital Broadcasting Corporation dispute, with its co-founder yesterday confirming his plan to sell his stake to a Beijing-loyalist fellow shareholder.

23 Dec 2012 - 4:55am

Digital Broadcasting Corporation faces sanction over 4-day shutdown

The embattled Digital Broadcasting Corporation has breached its licensing terms by halting scheduled broadcasts for more than four days last month, the communications watchdog says in a provisional ruling.

A sanction would be imposed on the radio broadcaster, the Office of the Communications Authority said.

6 Nov 2012 - 4:09pm

DBC conversation tape doesn't prove interference, says minister

A recording - offered as proof of Beijing's interference in a Hong Kong broadcaster - is far from conclusive evidence of any such meddling, the commerce secretary said yesterday. He acknowledged having heard the clip last month.

27 Oct 2012 - 2:55am

Talking points

Talks on ferry safety

26 Oct 2012 - 2:10am

Tape proves broadcaster DBC a victim of Bejing meddling, co-host says

A leaked tape seen as proof that troubled radio station DBC was a victim of political interference from Beijing has sparked renewed controversy over the broadcaster's future.

23 Oct 2012 - 1:05pm 2 comments

Government should investigate DBC Radio saga

DBC Radio's special week-long broadcast, initiated by its former hosts and staff after its official closure last week, might come to an end sooner than expected following an application to the High Court by some shareholders to put the company into liquidation.

23 Oct 2012 - 1:05pm 2 comments

DBC radio begins 'revival campaign' after announcing closure

After announcing it was going off the air last week, Digital Broadcasting Corporation has bounced back with a seven-day “revival campaign”, co-founder Albert Cheng said on Monday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Briefs, October 14, 2012

Sun Yat-sen stamps sell for record HK$5.5m

14 Oct 2012 - 4:13am