Daily Archive: November 24, 2010

Nov 24

Korea’s KBS to raise licence fee

Tweet KBS says the increase in licence fees the Korean public broadcaster approved recently will be used to better serve the public interest and to complete the digitalisation of its broadcasting. The board of directors at KBS approved the state-run broadcaster’s plan to raise licence fees by 1,000 won (US$0.90) from the current 2,500 won …

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Nov 24

India’s national channel staff on strike

Tweet Staff of India’s national broadcasters, Doordarshan (DDI) and All India Radio (AIR), are on a 48-hour strike which began yesterday over a range of grievances, indiantelevision.com reports. The strike, which is likely to affect transmissions, has been called by the National Federation of Akashvani and Doordarshan Employees (NFADE), an umbrella organisation representing about 38,000 …

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Nov 24

Australia’s SBS to launch Mandarin TV news

Tweet Australian public broadcaster SBS is to launch a Mandarin television news programme tomorrow. The weekly programme will be Australia’s first locally produced, free-to-air Mandarin news service. It will cover stories for Chinese Australians, including a brief wrap of national and international headline news, coverage of major local Chinese arts, cultural, community and sports events, …

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