Sony Entertainment Television has partnered with Singapore-based World Sports Group to pay more than $1 billion for cricket rights in India. Deal is the biggest in the history of cricket.
Al Jazeera English, the Qatar and Kuala Lumpur-based offshoot of Arab news satcaster Al Jazeera, will launch Wednesday on the Hong Kong Cable platform.
Gregory Ho has been promoted from head of advertising sales at Animax Asia to the channel's VP and general manager.
News Corp.'s Asian arm Star TV and Indian cabler Digital Entertainment Network have launched a joint venture to distribute channels in the fast-growing Indian TV sector.
Chinese movie production and theatrical box office both grew by over 20% in 2007, according to the official news agency Xinhua quoting the State Administration for Radio, Film and Television.
The Cinemalaya Foundation has picked ten film projects that in July will compete in the fourth running of its Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival.
Theatrical box office in Hong Kong increased by 9.4% in 2007 according to data from the Hong Kong Theaters Association.
Citizens Radio, which has fought for a license for two years, began broadcasts again Thursday in Hong Kong, in defiance of government warnings that transmissions are illegal.
Classic stories such as "The Jungle Book," "Aladdin" and "The Lion King" will soon be available in books a range of Indian languages.
A Hong Kong court finally ordered the forfeit Wednesday of five video compact disk production lines, ending a piracy case that has been dragging on for nearly 10 years.