Asia

  1. Pantech Soaks Up Rain Pact

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rain, one of the most popular singers in South Korea, will be the face of mobile handset manufacturer Pantech as it makes a major push into China and other Chinese-speaking regions around Asia. Rain, one of the most popular singers in South Korea, ...

  2. Sources: Warner To Expand China Operations

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Major to set up distribution arm in mainland China. Major to set up distribution arm in mainland China. News ...

  3. Sources: Warner To Expand China Operations

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music International is set to become the first international record company to establish its own distribution arm in mainland China, according to industry sources. Warner Music International is set to become the first international record c ...

  4. Report: Warner Music Wins Copyright Suit

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Court rules against Chinese karaoke firm Haoledi. Court rules against Chinese karaoke firm Haoledi. News ...

  5. Report: Warner Music Wins Copyright Suit

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A local arm of U.S.-based Warner Music has won a lawsuit against a Chinese karaoke firm that played its music videos without permission, state media said today (Oct. 18). A local arm of U.S.-based Warner Music has won a lawsuit against a Chinese k ...

  6. U.K. Indie Labels Target China

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The British government is repeating its support for a trade mission to China by the country's independent labels following last year's successful inaugural initiative. The British government is repeating its support for a trade mission t ...

  7. Clear Channel Opens Hong Kong Office

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live-music company Clear Channel Entertainment launched its Hong Kong office Oct. 4 with the appointment of Colleen Ironside as the group's senior VP of pan-Asia booking. LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Live-music company Clear Channel Ent ...

  8. Clear Channel Opens Hong Kong Office

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Colleen Ironside in charge of pan-Asia booking. Live-music company Clear Channel Entertainment launched its Hong Kong office today (Oct. 4) with the appointment of Colleen Ironside as the group's senior VP of pan-Asia booking. Ironside, forme ...

  9. Clear Channel Opens Hong Kong Office

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Colleen Ironside in charge of pan-Asia booking. Live-music company Clear Channel Entertainment launched its Hong Kong office today (Oct. 4) with the appointment of Colleen Ironside as the group's senior VP of pan-Asia booking. Ironside, forme ...

  10. IFPI Urges China To Act On Piracy

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT China must shut down pirate music factories and jail the perpetrators if it is going to keep its promise to address the $250 billion-a-year problem, according to music industry trade group the Interna BEIJING (Reuters) -- China must shut down pira ...

  11. IFPI Urges China To Act On Piracy

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Only 10 % of Chinese music sales are legitimate. China must shut down pirate music factories and jail the perpetrators if it is going to keep its promise to address the $250 billion-a-year problem, according to music industry trade group the Inter ...

  12. IFPI Urges China To Act On Piracy

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Only 10 % of Chinese music sales are legitimate. China must shut down pirate music factories and jail the perpetrators if it is going to keep its promise to address the $250 billion-a-year problem, according to music industry trade group the Inter ...

  13. MTV Asia Awards Stay In Bangkok

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ceremony will take place on Feb 25, 2006. The fifth annual MTV Asia Awards ceremony will be held at Bangkok's Impact Arena on Feb. 25, 2006, the music broadcaster announced Sept. 26. It will be the second straight year the event has been held ...

  14. MTV Indonesia Appoints Malhotra GM

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Natasha Malhotra has risen to the post as GM of MTV Indonesia. Based in Jakarta, Malhotra reports to MTV Indonesia CEO Cheok Yew. Natasha Malhotra has risen to the post as GM of MTV Indonesia. Based in Jakarta, Malhotra reports to MTV Indonesia CE ...

  15. U.S Rep. Schiff Jabs China On Piracy, Trade

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. Congressman Adam Schiff expresses Washington's growing concern about the piracy of American goods and lack of access to China's market during the seventh round of U.S.-China Interparliamentary Ex BEIJING (The Hollywood Reporter) -- ...

  16. China Toughens Regs On Imports

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT China further tightens media regulations controlling foreign participation in television and the distribution of foreign online games and newspapers. BEIJING (The Hollywood Reporter) -- China has moved to further tighten media regulations controll ...

  17. Korean Telco Takes Control Of Seoul Records

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leading Korean telecommunications firm SK Telecom is buying a controlling stake in YBM Seoul Records, one of the nation's largest artist management and record companies. Leading Korean telecommunications firm SK Telecom is buying a controllin ...

  18. Singapore Filmmaker Faces Police Investigation

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A Singapore filmmaker, who made a documentary about an opposition politician that was withdrawn from the city state's film festival this year, said May 10 that he had been asked to come for questionin SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- A Singapore filmma ...

  19. Sony Takes Distribution Step In Korea

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Pictures Television International has inked its first distribution agreement with leading Korean producer and distributor CJ Entertainment. Though the deal initially involves two movies, SPTI see SEOUL (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Sony Picture ...

  20. Sirius To Offer 'Podcast' Show

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Begins May 13, hosted by Adam Curry. Begins May 13, hosted by Adam Curry. News Adam Curry ...

  21. Universal, Shanda Link For Chinese Online Biz

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In its first foray into mainland China's online music market, Universal Music South East Asia has teamed up with Shanghai-based Shanda Interactive Entertainment, one of the country's biggest online ga In its first foray into mainland Chi ...

  22. Report: Indian Entertainment Biz Primed For Growth

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Indian entertainment industry is expected to grow 18% annually during the next five years, according to a report released April 4 by PricewaterhouseCoopers in association with the Federation of In NEW DELHI (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Indi ...

  23. CCE Recruits Durrani To Marketing Post

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive VP of marketing for Clear Channel Entertainment's music division. Reporting to CCE president of global music Michael Rapino, Durrani will be responsible for Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive ...

  24. CCE Recruits Durrani To Marketing Post

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive VP of marketing for Clear Channel Entertainment's music division. Reporting to CCE president of global music Michael Rapino, Durrani will be responsible for Faisel K. Durrani has been named executive ...

  25. Korean Labels Win Bugs Battle

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST South Korea's record companies have been handed control of the nation's leading streaming audio Web site, Bugs Music. SEOUL -- South Korea's record companies have been handed control of the nation's leading streaming audio Web ...

  26. Korean Labels Win Bugs Battle

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST South Korea's record companies have been handed control of the nation's leading music streaming Web site, Bugs Music. South Korea's record companies have been handed control of the nation's leading streaming audio Web site, Bug ...

  27. Korean Labels Win Bugs Battle

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST South Korea's record companies have been handed control of the nation's leading music streaming Web site, Bugs Music. South Korea's record companies have been handed control of the nation's leading streaming audio Web site, Bug ...

  28. Stars Come Out For MTV Asia Aid

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tsunami benefit could reach 1 billion viewers. More than 11,000 fans gathered at Bangkok's Impact Arena tonight (Feb. 3) to see major Asian and international acts perform at the MTV Asia Aid concert. The show was held to raise money for organ ...

  29. Download Store To Debut In Hong Kong

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hong Kong will get its first legal music download store when Eolasia.com goes live Feb. 21. Hong Kong will get its first legal music download store when Eolasia.com goes live Feb. 21. With support from EMI, Warner Music and Sony BMG, the service w ...

  30. Download Store To Debut In Hong Kong

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hong Kong will get its first legal music download store when Eolasia.com goes live Feb. 21. Hong Kong will get its first legal music download store when Eolasia.com goes live Feb. 21. With support from EMI, Warner Music and Sony BMG, the service w ...

  31. Keys, Clarkson Confirmed For MTV Asia Aid

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, Hoobastank and Simple Plan are among those set to perform at MTV Asia Aid on Feb. 3 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. Jennifer Lopez will contribut Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, H ...

  32. Keys, Clarkson Confirmed For MTV Asia Aid

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, Hoobastank and Simple Plan are among those set to perform at MTV Asia Aid on Feb. 3 at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand. Jennifer Lopez will contribut Alicia Keys, Good Charlotte, Kelly Clarkson, H ...

  33. MTV Asia Throws Support To Tsunami Aid

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Members of the Asian music industry -- who, like everyone else in the region, are still trying to come to terms with the Dec. 26 tsunami and its aftermath -- are doing their bit to support disaster re Members of the Asian music industry -- who, li ...

  34. MTV Asia Throws Support To Tsunami Aid

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Members of the Asian music industry -- who, like everyone else in the region, are still trying to come to terms with the Dec. 26 tsunami and its aftermath -- are doing their bit to support disaster re Members of the Asian music industry -- who, li ...

  35. Three MTV Asia Nods For Jet, Keane

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three With three nominations each, Jet and Keane are the front-running international acts for the 2005 MTV Asia Awards, to take place Feb. 5 in Bangkok, Thailand. With three nominations each, Jet and Keane are the front-running international ...

  36. Kakar Takes Reins At Universal Music India

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music India managing director Rajat Kakar has taken over responsibility for all aspects of the company's operations with immediate effect. Universal Music India managing director Rajat Kakar has taken over responsibility for all asp ...

  37. Alicia Keys Cancels Jakarta Show

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer Alicia Keys and British violin act Bond have canceled concerts in the Indonesian capital after last week's deadly suicide attack on the Australian Embassy. Singer Alicia Keys and British violin act Bond have canceled concerts in the In ...

  38. Alicia Keys Cancels Jakarta Show

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer Alicia Keys and British violin act Bond have canceled concerts in the Indonesian capital after last week's deadly suicide attack on the Australian Embassy. Singer Alicia Keys and British violin act Bond have canceled concerts in the In ...

  39. EMI South East Asia Appoints Robinson Pres/COO

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran takes new Hong Kong post Sept. 1. Veteran takes new Hong Kong post Sept. 1. News ...

  40. Warner Music Korea Names New MD

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Philip Oh has been appointed managing director of Warner Music Korea, with immediate effect. Philip Oh has been appointed managing director of Warner Music Korea, with immediate effect. In his new role, Oh is tasked with developing the Korean busi ...

  41. Faye Wong, Pu Shu Win Big At CCTV-MTV Awards

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Asia artist Faye Wong picked up the award for pan-Asian female artist of the year at the sixth CCTV-MTV Music Honors, held Saturday at the Beijing Olympic Indoor Stadium. Sony Music Asia artist Faye Wong picked up the award for pan-Asia ...

  42. China's Piracy Pledge Not Convincing?

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT China pledged to reduce physical goods piracy through a nationwide campaign coordinated at the national, provincial and local level by vice premier, Wu Yi. WASHINGTON--"It is what it is." That's what the record industry's top & ...

  43. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pacts aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. Pacts aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. News ...

  44. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has unveiled a series of agreements between the two countries which represent a strategy aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commer ...

  45. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has unveiled a series of agreements between the two countries which represent a strategy aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commer ...

  46. Madonna To Play Classics On Spring/Summer Tour

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST CCE outing to hit North America, Europe, Israel. CCE outing to hit North America, Europe, Israel. News ...

  47. Musiwave Opens For Business In Asia

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hong Kong unit part of international expansion plan. Hong Kong unit part of international expansion plan. News ...

  48. Cheng, Nurhaliza, Sun Win At MTV Asia Awards

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hong Kong's Sammi Cheng, Malaysia's Siti Nurhaliza and Singapore's Stephanie Sun each demonstrated their staying power by winning in their respective country-specific favorite artist categories for th Hong Kong's Sammi Cheng, M ...

  49. Universal Streamlines In Hong Kong

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Southeast Asia is combining the operations of Universal Music Hong Kong and the major's Go East Entertainment subsidiary in the city. "We will streamline the two companies to generate Universal Music Southeast Asia is com ...

  50. Universal Streamlines In Hong Kong

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Southeast Asia is combining the operations of Universal Music Hong Kong and the major's Go East Entertainment subsidiary in the city. "We will streamline the two companies to generate Universal Music Southeast Asia is com ...

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