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City Digest, October 20, 2012

Death scandal beauty firm denies closure

Saturday, 20 October, 2012, 2:48am

Beauty industry to draft guidelines on best practice

Beauty salons will draft guidelines to regain the trust of consumers after "high-risk" treatments that left one woman dead and three ill in hospital.

13 Oct 2012 - 12:17pm

Fourth woman in hospital after blood transfusion beauty therapy

A fourth woman was admitted to hospital yesterday after having the same blood transfusion beauty therapy that has left three others critically ill.

11 Oct 2012 - 4:09pm 4 comments

Digital RTHK to offer English, Putonghua

RTHK will provide a lifeline for listeners of English and Putonghua radio shows facing a limited choice under the new digital radio system.

18 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Management firms back flat-owner levy

Property management companies have backed a government proposal to charge flat owners a levy to help regulate the industry but call for more measures to deal with thousands of old buildings without a manager.

5 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Radio station warned after licence review

The broadcasting watchdog has issued Commercial Radio a warning for not fulfilling its investment commitments for the past six years after a midterm review of the licences of two radio stations.

The Broadcasting Authority imposed new licence conditions on Commercial Radio and Metro Broadcast, citing public concerns.

18 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Free the airwaves

As a media practitioner, who has spent many years in front of a radio microphone, I have to declare an interest when I air my support for liberalising the airwaves. In the past year, I have researched the licensing procedures for radio broadcasting; I found it is not that difficult to apply for a commercial radio broadcast licence.

19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

State broadcaster tunes in to possibilities offered by pay TV

China Central Television will test the pay-television market by launching four or five channels in September.

The broadcast media has been abuzz with talks that up to six pay-television channels will be rolled out this year and that there could be 30 within two years.

26 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Net technology boosts radio services

Radio services have entered a new dimension in recent years due to Internet technology.

Now you no longer need a radio to be able to tune in to your favourite programmes, and multimedia broadcasting has brought about major changes that enable you to watch as well as listen to a show.

1 Feb 2000 - 12:00am

Breach

Why do the people who want a government broadcasting mouthpiece always suggest stealing channels from RTHK when there are others available? For example, Metro Radio won its licence, in competition, on the promise of an eclectic mix of channels. After two years, it decided this was not viable and turned the more interesting channel over to the usual commercial pap.

15 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

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