Music Radio

Do you listen to the radio?

Name: Suki Su

Age: 17

Top Tunes: Folk songs

Thursday, 22 March, 2007, 12:00am

NOW, HEAR THIS

ENTERTAINMENT ACTIVITIES among the young appear to be on the turn. Long gone are the days when they got home at night and tuned into their favourite TV soap opera or music show. Now, they're switching on the radio - internet radio.

29 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Kevin sinclair's hong kong

You are idly listening to the radio. Suddenly the music is interrupted by a statement of such nonsensical content, read in such ear-grating accents, that you are momentarily baffled.

What on earth was that all about? Chances are the 30-second message was both incomprehensible and irritating.

25 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Jingles really getting on listener's nerves

For the last five years, Radio 4 has been punctuating its FM ('Fine Music') programmes with the same old lumps of what I would call 'rotten music'.

I refer to what are meant to be 'station idents' (that is, jingles which identify the station).

31 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Great disappointment

I have been a faithful listener to 104 FM Select's morning radio programme, Jo-Goodmorning-Sun for many years and have continuously enjoyed the music and news provided by the very entertaining and amusing DJs Steve and Harry.

Now this show has been scrapped without a reason and replaced with some Cantonese talk show. What a great disappointment.

3 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Still waiting for answer

On November 23 Jennifer Wong of KMB wrote to these columns, ostensibly in reference to my letter of November 3 complaining about the company's decision to relay Commercial Radio 2.

In her reply Ms Wong waxed lyrical about KMB's commitment to 'adding value across the spectrum of passenger experiences'.

2 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

Marriage counsellors take on late-night radio shows

Professional counsellors are to compete with late-night radio shows offering advice on marriage problems.

Caritas Family Services will extend its free telephone marriage counselling service until midnight every Friday and Saturday, beginning today.

11 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Radio station short-sighted

I can only echo Karen L. Chastain's concern (South China Morning Post, June 11) regarding FM Select's decision to drop English news.

At a time when the international community deplores the lack of good English speakers here, this decision seems myopic. FM Select's contention that most of the listeners do not understand the language sounds defeatist.

14 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Charge aims to make up shortfall

Our loyal Radio 4 listener, Lee Tin-yan (South China Morning Post, May 8) is unhappy with the decision to charge a modest handling and postage fee for Radio 4's monthly programme guide, FM.

FM is published on a self-financing basis by the Friends of Radio 4 Society, with administration and editorial support from Radio 4 producers.

19 May 1997 - 12:00am

Music, a universal language

It's time to tune in to another programme in the series Practice Listening.

The show is on the air on RTHK Radio 4 (97.6 to 98.9 MHz Stereo) every Thursday from 6.30 pm to 7 pm.

This material is designed to help you with the listening tasks in today's programme. As you listen to the programme, have this page open in front of you.

2 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

BBC club network offer

FROM Sunday, the BBC will open its archives to the Asia region through its direct mail club, BBC Worldwide Network.

Available only to subscribers of BBC Worldwide radio/television magazine, the club offers the best of the network's programming on video, in book form or on CD or tape at up to 50 per cent off British retail prices in monthly selections.

27 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Freedom of choice

REGARDING your article, 'Public-access TV rejected' (Sunday Morning Post, May 7), it is not just arts groups which will be missing out following the decision by the Executive Council. It affects the entire population of Hong Kong.

14 May 1995 - 12:00am

Millions turned on by more radio choice

POLITICAL turbulence and changing lifestyles have seen radio listenership increase by 20 per cent in the last year, according to a new survey.

The latest results of the second joint radio survey showed about four million, or 76 per cent of Hong Kong people, were listening to the radio.

25 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Turning on to classic radio

RADIO 3's drive down the middle of the road has won it few plaudits in recent months. Younger listeners, specialist audiences and those with a taste for the more upmarket in voice and music broadcasting have not been catered for.

19 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Metro's 'new magic' unlikely to lure advertising dollar

INDUSTRY observers are not convinced that Metro Broadcast's plan to merge its news channel, Metro News, with Metro News Plus is going to help it bring in the advertising dollar.

9 May 1993 - 12:00am

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