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Phoenix Television

Phoenix TV boss Liu named Business Person of the Year

The award winners at the presentation held at the Grand Hyatt last night. From left, Sunny Kok, chief executive of Green Tomato; Mark Whitehead, managing director of Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals; Kam Hing-lam, group managing director of Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings; Benjamin Hung, chief executive of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong); Ken Lee, Asia-Pacific head of commercial at DHL Express; Liu Changle, chairman of Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings; Robin Hu, chief executive of SCMP Group; Girish Jhunjhnuwala, chief executive of Ovolo Group; Jacky Kwan, chairman of Bamboos Professional Nursing Services; Wang Tianyi, general manager of China Everbright International.

DHL and the South China Morning Post announced the winners of the 23rd Hong Kong Business Awards last night, showcasing business leaders and companies successfully coping with the still stormy global economic environment.

Friday, 30 November, 2012, 2:53am

Inside the bowels of Phoenix TV

As part of the Discover Design programme, organised by the Hong Kong Design Centre, student designers were invited to the headquarters of Phoenix Television to learn about TV production. For some of our junior reporters, it was like jumping through a television screen to see the workings behind. Check out what they have learned ...

Sneak-peek at live broadcast studio

26 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

July 1 protest pair sent to labour camp

Two mainland activists who were detained by police after taking part in the July 1 rally in Hong Kong and petitioning in Beijing were sentenced to one-year terms in a labour camp in Jiangxi yesterday.

24 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Phoenix targets US$200m with NYSE listing

Phoenix New Media, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings (Phoenix TV), aims to raise US$200 million from its spin-off listing in the United States.

23 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Crackdown to fuel resentment, analysts say

Authorities have stepped up censorship of the media and expelled petitioners from Beijing ahead of the Communist Party's 17th National Congress, but political analysts say the outdated measures will only spark more resentment.

17 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Phoenix TV posts 38pc earnings rise in first half

Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings said yesterday that earnings rose 38 per cent in the first half of the year helped by advertising growth and the yuan's appreciation.

Net profit was HK$123.99 million from HK$89.83 million in the same period last year while revenue increased 9.8 per cent to HK$550.05 million.

10 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The report 'Phoenix TV hardest hit in crackdown on 'illegal transmissions'' on page A5 on Saturday should have cited a source as saying Phoenix TV had lost at least 4 million clients on the mainland, not in Guizhou alone.

7 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Phoenix TV hardest hit in crackdown on 'illegal transmissions'

The central government's television watchdog has set its censorship sights on blocking all non-mainland television channels in a harsh clampdown on 'illegal transmission' of overseas channels, including Hong Kong's popular Phoenix TV.

4 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Xinhua breaks with tradition to be first to report leader's death

Unlike the previous coverage of the deaths of mainland leaders, the official Xinhua news agency was the first to report the news of the passing of vice-premier Huang Ju yesterday.

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Main channel boosts Phoenix TV profit

Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings, a Hong Kong-based satellite channels operator partly owned by China Mobile Communcations Corp, said first-quarter profit jumped 23.6 per cent, helped by higher revenue from its main channel.

9 May 2007 - 12:00am

China Mobile buys 19pc Phoenix TV stake

Star Group cuts holding as China business fails to take off

China Mobile Group yesterday confirmed it will take 19.9 per cent of mainland broadcaster Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings from Rupert Murdoch's Star Group, marking its first foray into media.

9 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Phoenix TV joins radio ad venture

Phoenix Satellite Television says it is setting up a joint venture with Beijing People's Broadcasting Station, a move that will give the Hong Kong-listed broadcaster its first slice of the mainland radio advertising market.

4 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Ex-Phoenix executive, family slain

The former vice-president of Phoenix TV, Zhou Yinan, and his family have been found dead in Shenzhen, apparently murdered.

The bodies of Zhou, his wife, five-year-old daughter, his accountant and a nanny were discovered in their home in the Futian area.

The discovery was made on Thursday night after neighbours complained of a foul smell.

31 May 2004 - 12:00am

Phoenix TV expects profit soon despite competition

A heftier than expected $72 million loss also fails to deter mainland broadcaster

Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings believes it can turn a profit in its coming financial year despite rising competition on the mainland and a full-year loss which was wide of expectations.

11 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Iron hand maintaining strong grip on Phoenix

Television companies on the mainland will not be successful if they cannot even recognise Sars as a breaking story

The spark that forced the Chinese authorities to come clean last month on the extent of its Sars problem was the defiant action of one man.

15 May 2003 - 12:00am