Explore China With Bloomberg Television: Week-long Special

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Explore China With BLOOMBERG TELEVISION: Week-Long Special

NEW YORK, April 17 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


       'China Focus Week' Examines the Country's Industries, Economy 

                              and Global Impact

    Starting Monday, BLOOMBERG TELEVISION(R) viewers will get a week-long in depth look at

China with the special "China Focus Week."   This special week will educate viewers about the

state of the Chinese economy and how its growth has affected the rest of the world.

    "China Focus Week" will include reporting from Bloomberg bureaus in Beijing, Shanghai and

Hong Kong with field reports from eastern to southern China. The series will explore the country's

environmental challenges, the plunge in local stock markets, the growing auto industry and Beijing's

preparations for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

    The week will feature interviews with Wang Wei, Secretary General of the Beijing Olympic

Organizing Committee; Yang Yuanqing, Chairman of Lenovo Group; Wang Jianzhou, CEO of China

Mobile; Xu Lejiang, chairman of Baosteel Group; Li Kaifu, President of Google China; Wang

Jinlong; President of Starbucks China; Shi Zhengrong, CEO of Suntech Solar; and Li Shufu,

Chairman of Geely Auto. In addition, Bloomberg will interview Rick Wagoner, Chairman of General

Motors; Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan and Renault; and Phil Murtaugh, CEO of Chrysler Asia; live

from the Beijing Auto Show.

    "China Focus Week" will be seen across Asia, Europe, the U.K. and the U.S. Monday, April 21st

through Friday, April 25th. In Asia, segments will air on Bloomberg Live at 7AM HKT, Bloomberg

Now at 9AM HKT, Bloomberg Today airing at 12PM HKT, Voices at 2PM HKT and Asia Business

Tonight airing at 7PM HKT. The series can be seen in the US and Europe on Bloomberg Live,

which airs at 7PM ET/ 12AM BST.

    This exclusive news and follow up reports are available to the public on BLOOMBERG

TELEVISION and BLOOMBERG RADIO(R) services worldwide, as well as to users of the

BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL(R) service. Clips from the interviews will be archived and available



    The BLOOMBERG TELEVISION(R) service is the only worldwide 24-hour business and financial

television network, broadcasting in seven languages to more than 200 million homes via eleven

channels. BLOOMBERG TELEVISION programming is created exclusively by the global

BLOOMBERG NEWS(R) service with more than 2,300 professionals in over 130 bureaus. The

dynamic BLOOMBERG TELEVISION screen adds depth and context to on-air reports, providing

viewers with charts, breaking news, stock quotes and relevant stock indexes in real time gleaned

from the news, data and analytics tools of the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL(R) service.

    About Bloomberg

    Bloomberg is the global provider of financial data, news and analytics. The BLOOMBERG

PROFESSIONAL(R) service and Bloomberg's media services provide real-time and archived

financial and market data, pricing, trading, news and communications tools in a single, integrated

package to corporations, news organizations, financial and legal professionals and individuals

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around the world. Bloomberg's media services include the global BLOOMBERG NEWS(R) service

with more than 2,300 professionals in over 135 bureaus worldwide; the BLOOMBERG

TELEVISION(R) 24-hour business and financial network produced and distributed worldwide on

eleven channels in seven languages; and BLOOMBERG RADIO(R) services providing up-to-the-

minute news on XM, Sirius and WorldSpace satellite radio globally and on WBBR 1130AM in New

York. In addition, Bloomberg publishes BLOOMBERG MARKETS(R) magazine and BLOOMBERG

PRESS(R) books for investment professionals. For more information please visit

    The BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL service and data products are owned and distributed by

Bloomberg Finance L.P. (BFLP) except that Bloomberg L.P. and its subsidiaries (BLP) distribute

these products in Argentina, Bermuda, China, India, Japan and Korea. BFLP owns and distributes

Bloomberg Markets Magazine. BLP provides BFLP with global marketing and operational support

and services. Bloomberg Tradebook is distributed by Bloomberg Tradebook LLC and its

subsidiaries. BLP owns and distributes Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, the Bloomberg




BLOOMBERG PRESS and BLOOMBERG.COM are trademarks and service marks of Bloomberg

Finance L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, or its subsidiaries. BTV is a trademark and service

mark of Bloomberg L.P., a Delaware limited partnership. All rights reserved.


CONTACT:  Heidi Tan of Bloomberg LP, 



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