Winnie Yu

Preparing for the transition from classroom to workplace

When the new term begins, most final-year university students have to turn their thoughts to job hunting, in addition to coursework. They must start to prepare themselves for the coming transition from classroom to workplace.

Friday, 10 September, 2010, 12:00am

Designers get close up and personal

DESIGNERS who have wanted their creations to be advertised by gorgeous models on the biggest billboards in town should focus on underwear.

11 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

New lineup as Teacup in a Storm goes off air

Controversial morning talk show Teacup in a Storm bids farewell to fans today after a decade as the most popular radio programme in town.

Commercial Radio ran an advertisement on its new public affairs programmes in Chinese-language newspapers yesterday.

1 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Bosses pull the plug on Teacup in a Storm

Teacup in a Storm, the most popular radio programme in town for the past 10 years, will go off the air next month, sources close to Commercial Radio said yesterday.

It will be replaced by a new morning show hosted by film producer Shi Nan-sun.

21 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Return journey

Winnie Yu fights her way through the media scrum on her arrival at Commercial Radio yesterday, where she will take over the day-to-day running of the station following the sacking of chief operating officer Tony Tsoi Tung-ho.

4 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Motives a mystery in radio storm

If the circumstances behind the early termination of Albert Cheng King-hon's contract were unclear when serious talk about it surfaced last week, the row that has developed since then between the talk-show host and station director Winnie Yu has only muddied the waters.

4 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Station tried to tone down Albert Cheng for two years

Radio boss is wrong to think his style is outdated, says the terminated host

Senior executives of Commercial Radio had been trying to tone down Albert Cheng Kong-hon's style for two years before deciding to terminate his contract, the outspoken radio host said.

31 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

'This is the payback time for all the grief I have caused you in the past.'

Senior criminal barrister Kevin Egan, speaking to ICAC officers when he was detained by the anti-graft body for 41 hours.

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'She made my wife the happiest woman today. I have to

thank her for that.'

31 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Allen Lee in on-air clash with the radio boss who 'abandoned' him

Veteran politician and former talk-show host Allen Lee Peng-fei and Commercial Radio director Winnie Yu clashed angrily on air yesterday, with Mr Lee demanding an apology that Ms Yu refused to give.

30 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Five months of uncertainty

March

Cheng discusses taking five months' leave with Commercial Radio's management. His application is approved in late April.

May 3

Cheng announces he will go off the air for several months because he feels suffocated by political repression. His stand-in host, Allen Lee Peng-fei, quits within days to avoid political intimidation.

30 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Taipan of the airwaves will be missed

The permanent departure of Albert Cheng King-hon from his familiar role as the host of Teacup in a Storm will mark the end of an era for Hong Kong broadcasting.

30 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

On-air row signals the end for Taipan

Albert Cheng expected to pull the plug with Commercial Radio as it changes style

Outspoken programme host Albert Cheng King-hon looks likely to quit Commercial Radio for good as the station announced a change in style from what it called emotional appeal to rationality.

29 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Banks egged me on, says $400,000 debtor

A woman who ran up a $400,000 debt with seven credit cards yesterday accused banks of using aggressive tactics to get customers hooked on plastic.

20 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

CyberWorks

Morgan Stanley's valuation on Pacific Century CyberWorks remained unchanged at a range of HK$2.70 to HK$3.10 per share. The sum-of-parts valuation does not incorporate any value from CyberWorks' business-to-consumer business. This was incorrectly reported in SCMP Business yesterday. An article in the SCMP yesterday also described Winnie Yu as the former chief executive of Commercial Radio.

7 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

A visit to beg coincidence

MY, my. Close on the heels of our item that Commercial Radio supremo Winnie Yu has taken a three-month sabbatical (she's expanding her knowledge at Harvard, we are told) we have news of Nick Demuth, former head of the station, who has been spotted around his favourite watering holes of yore.

2 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

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