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Public-Access Television

Time to get it right on private clubs

Private clubs in Hong Kong are a peculiar reminder of the privileges enjoyed by the well-to-do in the colonial era.

Tuesday, 27 December, 2011, 12:00am

Sex and kooks on spiritual TV

KELLIE Everts, a 40-something woman power-dressed in a business suit, stares earnestly at the camera and shares with New Yorkers the secret of her spiritual success.

The founder of the Church of The God Within, Ms Everts explains how she worships not one God, but an amalgamation of the best of every god that man believes in.

27 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Wharf Cable zooms in on 100 of best

Wharf Cable, which operates a 30-channel cable system, plans to recruit about 100 staff for various aspects of its TV operation. The television industry is growing faster in Asia than in any other part of the world and is an exciting field in which to work and one with many opportunities for career advancement.

29 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Officials should ask Legco

THE way the Government has scuttled the plan for public access cable TV channels for Hong Kong is both undemocratic and short-sighted.

The out-going Secretary for Recreation and Culture, Mr James So, had pledged on several occasions that a public consultation exercise would be conducted on the topic.

19 May 1995 - 12:00am

Public access cable TV channel faces rejection

A PROPOSAL to allocate a cable television channel for public access programmes is likely to be rejected.

Officials said the decision had been taken for technical reasons, but arts groups said it had been made to avoid politically sensitive messages being broadcast.

17 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Wharf offers access to a new channel for democracy

HONG Kong's television industry will turn a new leaf on October 31, when the territory's first cable network comes on line for Sha Tin.

The novelty of the media itself has attracted much public curiosity, even though the network operator's promotional efforts have so far been less than impressive.

22 Oct 1993 - 12:00am