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CNN International Asia Pacific

CNN International Asia Pacific
CNN International Asia Pacific logo
Launched August 1989
Network CNN International
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
(a Time Warner company)
Picture format SDTV 16:9
Country United States
Broadcast area South East Asia, Australia, & Pacific Islands (Except Japan)
Headquarters Hong Kong
Sister channel(s) CNN
CNN Airport Network
CNN en Español
CNN Headline News
CNN Asia
Channel 511
Channel 156
Dream Satellite TV
Channel 24
Cignal Digital TV
Channel 40 (SD)
Channel 119 (HD)
Channel 333
Astro Nusantara (Indonesia) Channel 31
Aora TV
Channel 701
Channel 172
Channel 172
Sky TV Palembang
Channel 172
(New Zealand)
Channel 91
Channel 605
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 711
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 156
First Media
Channel 236
Channel 28 (Digital)
Channel 181 (HD)
Destiny Cable
Channel 20 (Analog)
Channel 28 (Digital)
Channel 19
Parasat Cable TV
Channel 40
Aora TV
Channel 711
Yes TV
Channel 172
Sky TV Palembang
Channel 172
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 316

CNN International Asia Pacific is the Asia-Pacific edition of the CNN International pay-TV cable network. The feed originates from Hong Kong.

CNN International began transmissions in August 1989.

From 1989 until 2005, this edition included exclusive programmes to the Asia-Pacific region such as Asia This Day, CNN Morning News (Asian edition), News Biz Today and Asia News. Since mid-2003, News Biz Today and Asia News (which were eventually renamed into CNN News and Asia Now respectively) were simulcast on the other editions of CNN International. In addition, from 1990 to 2005, to differentiate it from the other feeds, the network logo on the lower-right hand of the screen had a static globe with the Asian continent facing the audiences.

Today, the differences between this edition and the other editions are minimal and are now limited to advertising and weather updates.

CNN has reported that their broadcast agreement in mainland China includes an arrangement that their signal must pass through a Chinese-controlled satellite. In this way, Chinese authorities have been able to black out CNN segments at will.




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