Company is trying to stop touts from getting hold of concert tickets

HK Ticketing appreciates the views expressed by J. Ferencova ('It is time to outlaw ticket scalpers', March 8).

Tuesday, 13 March, 2012, 12:00am

For tickets, standing in line beats going online

Traditional over-the-counter purchases rather than online applications appeared the best plan of attack yesterday as the third round of sales of Olympic tickets kicked off.

About 50 customers had bought tickets by 2pm yesterday at each of the four Bank of China outlets in Chaoyang district. Eighty people expected to get their tickets at each branch by the close of business.

6 May 2008 - 12:00am

Rage against the machine

Haven't got your Olympics tickets yet? Don't worry, there will be another chance tomorrow ... so the China Daily reassured eager Olympic fans the day before the ticket system went spectacularly bottoms up late last month.

11 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Olympic ticketing chief apologises for fiasco

Embarrassed organisers of the 2008 Beijing Olympics suspended domestic ticket sales yesterday following Tuesday's chaotic computer-booking meltdown.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Film groups say ticket agency is unfair to little guy

Small independent film groups say they are being penalised by the government-run ticketing agency Urbtix, which levies high charges but does not provide them with a full service.

18 Jul 2005 - 12:00am


I refer to the item in Winnie Chung's'Ad-lib' column headlined 'Cheung concert tickets designed to intrigue', which appeared in the Sunday Morning Post, on December 6, relating to a promoter's comment regarding the cost of URBTIX tickets being more expensive than the cost of printing tickets with different designs.

20 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

New-style rant on radio station

It appears Commercial Radio has been harder hit by Metro Broadcast's recent poaching of their staff than previously thought.

Under the guise of 'creativity', the station has just introduced a new programme entitled The Automatic Express.

3 May 1998 - 12:00am