CNN International Asia Pacific

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CNN International Asia Pacific
CNN International 2009.svg
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
Slogan Go beyond borders
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
Website CNN.com
CNN Asia
Availability
Satellite
Astro
(Malaysia)
Channel 511
TrueVisions
(Thailand)
Channel 112
Dream Satellite TV
(Philippines)
Channel 24
Cignal Digital TV
(Philippines)
Channel 40 (SD)
Channel 119 (HD)
Indovision
(Indonesia)
Channel 333
Astro Nusantara (Indonesia) Channel 31
Aora TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 701
TelkomVision
(Indonesia)
Channel 172
YesTV
(Indonesia)
Channel 172
Sky TV Palembang
(Indonesia)
Channel 172
SKY TV
(New Zealand)
Channel 91
foxtel
(Australia)
Channel 605
Cable
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 711
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 112
First Media
(Indonesia)
Channel 236
SkyCable
(Philippines)
Channel 28 (SD Digital)
Channel 181 (HD)
Destiny Cable
(Philippines)
Channel 20
Cablelink
(Philippines)
Channel 19
Parasat Cable TV
(Philippines)
Channel 40
Aora TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 711
Yes TV
(Indonesia)
Channel 172
Sky TV Palembang
(Indonesia)
Channel 172
IPTV
now TV
(Hong Kong)
Channel 316
PLDT WatchPad
(Philippines)
Channel 1006

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.

Programming[edit]

Logos[edit]

CNN International logo from August, 1989 to 31 December 2004
CNN International logo from 1 January 2005 to 31 December 2008

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