Issue: March 22, 2006   (Archive)
Thursday, November 27, 2014   




HKTV casts doubt on whether law applies
The Communications Authority misinterpreted the Broadcasting Ordinance when it sought to regulate the mobile television service, a court heard.

ATV loaned $25m to pay wages by top shareholder
Asia Television's major shareholder Wong Ben- koon loaned HK$25 million to the cash-strapped broadcaster last month to pay the September and October salaries of its 900 employees, the Court of First Instance heard.

Call for review of helpers' live-in policy
A migrants group yesterday called for a review of policies that severely limit the chances of abused foreign domestic workers obtaining legal redress.

Working toward harmony offline, too
I remember a New York Times article back in August coining millennials as "Generation Nice." Millennials describing those born after the 1980s are now the generation entering or in the prime of their adulthood.

Board mulls best option for artifacts
The preservation of an ancient well and artifacts found near the To Kwa Wan station of the Sha Tin to Central Link is to be discussed by the Antiquities Advisory Board next Thursday.

Public projects pulled as democrats play games
A controversial proposal seeking funding for strategic studies for an artificial island in central waters was suddenly withdrawn without explanation.

Cathay pilots land 4pc pay increase
Cathay Pacific Airways announced a surprise pay boost for its 2,000 pilots that it hopes will avert industrial action over the upcoming Christmas travel period.

Surveillance worry for watchdog
The Commissioner on Interception of Communications and Surveillance has received 10 cases referred by law enforcement agencies concerning non-compliance, irregularities or incidents.

CY 'advised to withdraw ATV license'
The Communications Authority had advised Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying in September not to renew Asia Television's free-to-air broadcasting license, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

Galleries look good, sound fine
Today sees the launch of Hong Kong Art Gallery Week 2014. The eight-day event includes a variety of tours, exhibitions, talks, a family day and neighborhood activities to introduce art galleries and Hong Kong's role in the art world to a wider audience.



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