Posted: 29 Oct 2011 Print Send a link
Xinhua, 28 Oct 2011: "Three China Central Television (CCTV) channels -- CCTV-4 (Chinese), CCTV-News (English) and CCTV-9 (Documentary) started launching in Myanmar Thursday in cooperation with Myanmar's semi-government MRTV-4 and Sky Net. MRTV-4 is operated by the state-run Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV) with the cooperation of the private Forever media Group, while the Sky Net is run by the MRTV with the private Shwe Than Lwin company. ... The three CCTV channels' programs will be rebroadcast by MRTV-4 and Forever Media Group in Myanmar via Sky Net DTH Platform and Forever Group Digital Terrestrial Television System under a cooperative protocol reached among them." See also Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC, 27 Oct 2011.
Reuters, 27 Oct 2011, Ben Blanchard: "The much-delayed but striking steel, concrete and glass headquarters for Chinese state television is expected finally to fully open in the new year, said Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, whose firm designed the building, on Thursday. The skyscraper, described by its chief architect Ole Scheeren as a 'loop folded in space', is two towers sloped together and joined by a gravity-defying canopy equivalent to 80 storeys in height."
The Hollywood Reporter, 28 Oct 2011: "The Motion Picture Association of America will host screenings of eight U.S.-China co-productions, in cooperation with the China Film Co-Production Corp. and supported by China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television's (SARFT) Film Bureau. The screenings will take place at venues in the Washington, DC area, including the MPAA screening room, from Nov. 1-10. The films set to be shown are the John Cusack and Gong Li-starrer Shanghai, Love in Space, Red Cliff Parts 1 & 2, Waiting in Beijing and Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, which will be attended by its producer, Wendi Murdoch."