Communications Authority press release

The following is issued on behalf of the Communications Authority:
     This press release summarises the decisions of the Communications Authority (CA) following its 123rd meeting held in February 2023.
Broadcast Complaints
     The CA considered two complaint cases in respect of broadcasters' non-compliance with the Generic Code of Practice on Television Programme Standards (TV Programme Code):
(a) A complaint about the television programme "Noon News" broadcast on November 28, 2021, on ViuTV Channel of HK Television Entertainment Company Limited (HKTVE). The CA decided that HKTVE should be advised to observe more closely the relevant provision of the TV Programme Code; and
(b) A complaint about the television programme "Web Rumour Go Go Go" broadcast on December 26, 2021, on Hong Kong Open TV Channel (Note) of Fantastic Television Limited (Fantastic TV). The CA decided that Fantastic TV should be advised to observe more closely the relevant provisions of the TV Programme Code.
     Details of the above cases are at
Note: The channel was renamed as HOY TV with effect from October 18, 2022.

Ends/Monday, February 27, 2023
Issued at HKT 16:00