Sunday, November 23, 2014   

Rally in Tamar to support ATV
(08-28 19:26)

Hundreds of ATV staff and supporters have staged a rally outside the government headquarters in Tamar, calling for the withdrawal of an investigation report published by the Communications Authority.
They say the report, which accuses majority investor Wong Ching of exercising de facto control over the broadcaster, is politically motivated, RTHK reports.
ATV was fined HK$1 million last week for allowing its majority investor, Wong Ching, to exercise de facto control over the company, even though he was not a director or principal officer.
The Communications Authority also ordered its chief executive, James Shing Pan-yu, to step down by next Monday.
The ATV supporters were not the only group who rallied outside the government headquarters.
Dozens of people, led by Civic Party legislator Claudia Mo Man-ching, also showed up to call for the immediate approval of more free-to-air TV lisences.   
Other Hong Kong breaking news:
(Update) Twenty hurt in Light Rail-bus crash (11-21 18:50)
Democracy activists protest outside British consulate (11-21 17:53)
Bid to appeal against injunction order rejected (11-21 17:28)
Nineteen hurt in Light Rail-bus crash (11-21 15:33)
Legco probe into CE blocked again (11-21 14:56)
Eleventh arrest over Legco break-in (11-21 14:56)
HK journalists barred from Philippines (11-21 14:54)
Six in court over Legco break-in (11-21 14:54)
Students should tone down protest: Patten (11-21 11:14)
Student leaders condemn storming of Legco building (11-20 18:32)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.