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New Shanghai Office Effective September 1, 2004 to better serve our American and Chinese clients
"Hawaii's China Connection" scheduled on Sunday, May 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2005 at 4:00pm
Episode 1 (Rainbow State)
- Sunday, 4:00pm, May 1, 2005
Episode 2 (Surfing in Paradise) - Sunday, 4:00pm, May 8, 2005
Episode 3 (Oriental Connection) - Sunday, 4:00pm, May 15, 2005
Episode 4 (Paradise by the Ocean) - Sunday, 4:00pm, May 22, 2005
Shanghai TV Station - "Hawaii's China Connection©" - A Co-Production between CMC Consulting Group Inc and the Shanghai Television Station Documentary Channel, February 23 - March 8, 2004 Honolulu Hawaii USA
PDF Format - Acknowledgement by the Hawaii Department of Business Economic Development & Tourism on the Documentary Film "Sentimental Remembrance of the Lute".
PDF format - Acknowledge by the Hawaii Department of Business Economic Development & Tourism on the Documentary Series "Hawaii's China Connection"
As the first professional documentary channel in China, Shanghai TV Documentary Channel emphasizes reflecting the society from documentary angles. The target audience of this channel is supposed to have received high school or even college education. Besides knowledge and information of various fields, documentaries also offer them sensitive recognition of the society and the people around them. Documentary Channel is for truth while against fabrication. Boasting exquisite documentaries and elegant tastes, Documentary Channel has become a hot choice to TV viewers with higher education background....more detail at the end of this page.
Shanghai TV Station - Documentary Channel will Premier "Hawaii's China Connection" from July 24, 2004
Episode 1 (Rainbow State)
July 24th, 16:40
July 25th, 10:44 (from 11:49)
Episode 2 (Surfing in Paradise)
July 25th, 16:40
July 26th, 10:44 (from 11:49)
Episode 3 (Oriental Connection)
July 26th, 16:40
July 27th, 10:44 (from 11:49)
Episode 4 (Paradise by the Ocean)
July 27th, 16:40
July 28th, 10:44 (from 11:49)
Accordingly to independent rating service report that "Hawaii's China Connection" broadcast has achieved more than 200% of normal viewership, additional rebroadcasting is planned in the coming months.
Special Acknowledgement from Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle
Pacific Business News - February 27, 2004 Issue in PDF Format
China Documentary Feature Hawaii Business PDF Format Direct Link
"Hawaii's China Connection©" A Co-Production between "Shanghai TV Station Documentary Channel" and Hawaii's "CMC Consulting Group Inc" - World Journal Newspaper - March 3, 2004 in PDF Format
"Hawaii's China Connection©" Interview Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle - World Journal Newspaper - March 5, 2004 in PDF Format
Learning About TV in China - Bob Krauss - Honolulu Advertiser Newspaper - March 7, 2004 PDF Format Direct Link
Shanghai TV Interview Dean Emeritus Chuck Gee of UH School of TIM - World Journal - March 8, 2004 PDF Format
JAIMS News Coverage PDF Format
Hawaii to be
featured on Shanghai television
Pacific Business News June 28, 2004 direct link
Shanghai TV, which sent a documentary film crew to Hawaii earlier this year, has set July air dates for a four-part series on Hawaii, not just as a visitor destination but as a prospective business partner.
Johnson Choi, head of the Hawaii-Hong Kong-China Chamber of Commerce, reports the documentary will reach a large audience, partly because Shanghai is China's largest city with a population of 19 million and partly because there are plans to give the series a broader airing outside Shanghai later.
The episodes are called "Rainbow State," "Surfing in Paradise," "China Connection," and "Ocean Fantasy."
Hawaii documentary to
Pacific Business News July 2, 2004 Direct Link
After more than a year of planning, a unique four-part Hawaii documentary is scheduled to air July 24 to 28 on Shanghai TV in China.
The History Channel-type format was produced by Hawaii-based CMC Consulting Group Inc. and the Documentary Channel of Shanghai TV, which reaches some 19 million viewers in Shanghai and 200 million in the surrounding provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shangdong and Jiangxi, 70 percent of whom are among the wealthiest segment of the population.
A Shanghai TV crew spent two weeks in Hawaii earlier this year filming Hawaii businesses for the show.
After the initial showing in Shanghai, STV will rebroadcast the program to surrounding provinces.
The four episodes are called "Rainbow State," "Surfing in Paradise," "China Connection" and "Ocean Fantasy."
Gov. Linda Lingle and the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism are shown as are Hawaiian Host, GBC Boxes & Packaging, Group 70, Enterprise Honolulu, Hawaii Medical Waste, the City and County of Honolulu Office of Economic Development, Blue Hawaii Surf, JAIMS, Sheraton Hotels, Hyatt Hotels, Seafood Village, Dr. Sun Yat-sen Hawaii Foundation, Hong Kong China Hawaii Chamber of Commerce and United Airlines.
The Documentary Channel of Shanghai TV is China's first professional documentary channel. Its viewership represents the region's best educated and most powerful spending group.
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CMC Consulting Group, Inc, a Hawaii
based consulting company with offices both in Hawaii USA and Shanghai China, is focusing on China related business development
consultancy. The company is headed by a strong partnership among several
influential China business experts in Hawaii.
Mr. Michael Zhang, CEO & President is also the president & CEO of Blue Hawaii Surf, who is the first and only Chinese owner of a surfing brand – Blue Hawaii Surf. It was nominated by First Hawaiian Bank three times as one of the fifty fastest growing Companies in Hawaii. Mr. Zhang has been nominated by Pacific Business News for the prestigious “Forty Under 40” outstanding young business executive award. Mr. Zhang has set up three joint venture companies in China since 1994.
Mr. Johnson Choi, Executive Vice President & CFO has owned a variety of businesses with decades of experience in financial and business consultancy with a focus on the China market. Mr. Choi is one of the Principals of ProjectOnNet.com, a Hawaii Act 221 qualified software development company and Makai Motion Pictures LLC, a Hawaii Act 221 qualified movie and television production company. Mr. Choi is the founder and president of Hong Kong China Hawaii Chamber of Commerce and the former president and one of the founders of Hong Kong Business Association of Hawaii.
Ms. Yen Chun, Vice President & COO has over 20 years of extensive China
consulting experience. She was one of the few China consultants who successfully
negotiated many projects for major U.S. corporations in China. Ms Chun was
Senior Consultant of China Consulting Services Department with Touche Ross
International (now Deloitte and Touche). She was Manager of China
Business Program at JAIMS (Japan-America Institute of Management Science). She
is trustee of the prestigious Soong Ching Ling Foundation of Beijing and
Shanghai, Founding Member and Vice President of Sun Yat-Sen Hawaii Foundation,
Director of Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Hong Kong China Hawaii Chamber of
Ms. Liwei Kimura, Project Manager has more than a decade of experience working with international businesses in China and the US, including positions in sales & marketing, human resources, public relations and business development. She holds a BS in hospitality management and an MBA, as well as a professional certificate in simultaneous translation.
Ms. Fei Zhao, China project Manager has more than a decade of experience
working with international & media businesses in China, including positions in
sales & marketing, public relations and business development.
In 1985 both Ms. Chun and Mr. Choi were involved in the establishment of sister-state relationship between Hawaii and Hainan province in China.
Shanghai Media Group (SMG) is a multimedia conglomerate of radio, television, newspaper, and websites which is subordinate to SMEG. Its member media organizations include: Radio Shanghai, Eastern Radio Shanghai, Shanghai Television Station (STV), Shanghai Oriental Television Station (OTV), Orient Network Ltd., Weekly Broadcasting and TV Newspaper Office; four media-investing or share-holding corporations namely Eastern Shanghai International Culture Film & Television Co., Ltd., Shanghai Broadcasting & Television Production Co., Ltd., Oriental Pearl CLS, and Shanghai International Conference Center Co., Ltd.; Art troupes in its trust namely Shanghai Radio Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai National Music Orchestra, Shanghai Peking Opera Theatre, Shanghai Kun Opera Troupe, Shanghai Huaiju Troupe, Shanghai Ballet Troupe, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center, Shanghai Pingtan Troupe, Shanghai Farce Troupe, Shanghai Opera House, Shanghai Song & Dance Ensemble, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Light Music Ensemble, Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe, Shanghai Oriental Youth Troupe. SMG also manages or holds the share of 6 sports clubs, including Shanghai TV Women's Soccer Club, Oriental Basketball Club, Shanghai Cable TV Station Volleyball Club, and Shanghai Cable TV Station Men's Soccer Club.
Shanghai Media Group (SMG) emerged at the beginning of the new century. With the great influence of its member media organizations and its comprehensive management, SMG tries to further reform by highly promoting its contents in order to strengthen competitiveness. SMG is striving to become an influential multimedia group in the Asia-Pacific region within 5 to 8 years, and aims to realize the goal "Having a foothold firmly in East China, having great influences national wide, and becoming one of global top hundred media groups" step by step, in the hope that all these efforts will serve to build SMEG into a global comprehensive multimedia group.
The Shanghai TV media group has 12 channels in total, covering news, life, drama, finance and economy, entertainment, sports, documentary and movie, etc.. The TV station has over 990 hours air time weekly. Its viewership is close to 200 million population in Shanghai and the surrounding provinces such as Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shangdong and Jiangxi. Shanghai TV also has satellite channel broadcasting STV’s program to other regions in China and Asia.
The Documentary Channel of Shanghai TV (STV Documentary Channel) was launched on January 1, 2002. As the first professional documentary channel in China, Shanghai TV Documentary Channel emphasizes reflecting the society from documentary angles. The target audience of this channel is supposed to have received high school or even college education. Besides knowledge and information of various fields, documentaries also offer them sensitive recognition of the society and the people around them. Documentary Channel is for truth while against fabrication. Boasting exquisite documentaries and elegant tastes, Documentary Channel has become a hot choice to TV viewers with higher education background. The channel not only gathers the best documentaries in China, but only provides its viewers the best documentaries from all over the world. The Discovery Channel and National Geography are regular program suppliers to this only documentary channel in China.
STV Documentary Channel has 8 major programs showing over 20 hours daily, from 6:58am to 1:55am. The 8 programs include:
Documentary Global (20 min): Documenting different people’s lives / communications among different ethnic, culture, social class in the globalizing world.
The Documentary Editor’s Office (20 min): Artistic documentary films
New Generation (20 min): A space for amateur documentary fans to show their self-produced documentary about the society. The programs are shown through contest format.
Documentary Classics (20 min): Re-runs of the awarded documentaries, with behind-the-scene commentary from the directors and photographers.
Discovery (20 min): Program provided from overseas media group.
The Magic of Globe (20 min): Program provided by National Geographic Channel
The Legends (20 min): Unsolved myth in the world, covering nature, science, civilization, war, etc..
The directly viewership of STV documentary channel covers over 200 million households in Shanghai municipality, plus the surrounding provinces such as Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shangdong and Jiangxi etc.
Among the viewers of STV Documentary channel:
59% male and 41% female, as it's considered one of the more "serious" programs, comparing with other more "entertaining" programs.
Above 74% of its viewership is above 27 years old, among which 54% is between age 35-64. It represents the most powerful spending group.
70% of its viewership is mid-high income families.
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