November 2015

Country Focus

  • Into the Southern lands of Asia

    As the world’s third-largest TV market after China and the United States, India has an estimated 247 million households of which 150 million have ownership to a television set.... Read More

Managing Asia-Pacific

  • International Appeal FINAS’ Dato’ Jailani Johari

    The Malaysian arm and Asia’s leading one stop centre that facilitates fi lm productions in the country is ensuring a seamless shooting experience in the east. The country is able to offer buyers and co-production partners a wide range of high-end programming, spanning from drama series, TV movies to documentaries, animation and children’s programmes. FINAS’ Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia speaks to K. Dass.... Read More

  • Asian news with global perspective

    Based in Singapore with correspondents in major cities, Channel NewsAsia has been providing Asian-viewed coverage on global developments. The channel provides comprehensive news reports, stories behind the headlines and more. As a channel under MediaCorp’s wing, Channel NewsAsia has produced various news and current affairs programmes for MediaCorp Channel 5, Channel 8, Channel U, Suria and Vasantham. The channel airs programmes 24 hours a day with some being broadcasted from the channel’s studios at the Marina Bay Financial Centre. By Cheryl Soh.... Read More

  • One-on-one with BBC’s Top Gun

    BBC is 95 and still fabulous with its news to the world. The network recently opened its state-of-the-art digital newsroom in the outskirts of Singapore. The brand-new television studio will greatly enhance BBC’s ability to tell news stories from Asia with much greater visual impact. By K. Dass.... Read More

  • Breaking News

    The single cable-news source that everyone runs to when earth shattering news breaks such as 9/11 is CNN’s reputation. The globally acclimated household name that requires no accolades to endorse has a string of honours’ to its name in Asia-Pacifi c. Royal Television Society’s ‘News Channel of the Year’ for the second straight year and the ‘Cable & Satellite Channel of the Year’ at 2013 Asian Television Awards. By K. Dass.... Read More


  • Cannes Under Sieged

    An unexpected storm pours two months’ worth of rain on Cannes within hours with strong winds and severe thunderstorms that followed. MipJunior opening party on Saturday at the beach opposite the Martinez was ruined with waves crashing into the tent. Contrary to the devastating impact, the annual MIPCOM market continued. K. Dass reports from Cannes.... Read More

  • BBC Earth’s launch in Asia

    The premiere of BBC Earth in Asia is an important step in BBC Worldwide’s strategy to inspire audiences with intelligent, distinctive content. With an increased investment into new and premium content, BBC Earth has a compelling way to share factual content with audiences in Asia and beyond.... Read More

  • Online streaming entertainment

    Fail to recognise any of the following scenarios as the beginnings of a new world in TV and video entertainment, and maybe, a different career should be considered. The digital media has transformed most areas of content business, that new business models are emerging across platforms to support various screens. Cheryl Soh reports.... Read More

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