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VODONE Limited Chairman Dr. Zhang Lijun Obtains 'ABAC, APEC 10 Years Outstanding Contribution Award'

2008-11-14 16:04 905

With Promise to Broaden VODONE's Media Influence in China & Worldwide

HONG KONG, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- VODONE Limited ("VODONE" or the "Group") (SEHK code: 0082), an online media service provider with the leasehold of complete set of internet business and internet video broadcasting licenses in China, is pleased to announce that the Chairman of the Group, Dr. Zhang Lijun received the "ABAC, APEC 10 Years Outstanding Contribution Award" from the China Council for the Promotional of International Trade on Nov. 12 2008, in recognition of his significant contribution to APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Business Advisory Council (ABAC) in ten years of service.

Dr. Zhang Lijun, Chairman of the Group said, "I'm honoured to be granted with this award which recognizes my contribution to ABAC in the past ten years and my effort paid in the business world for years. In the future, I will devote more time and effort to extending VODONE's influence in China and worldwide as well as piloting China new media advancing to the international market. Moreover, I will continue participating in charities to reward our society."

Dr. Zhang Lijun, Chairman of the Group holds a doctorial degree in World Economics from Nankai University in Tianjin, China and was formerly conferred the emeritus professor of the Department of Communication, School of Letters, Arts and Media, Faculty of Arts by the University of Sydney. Dr. Zhang is influential in the Asia Pacific region and China. He is now the president of the APEC Business Advisory Council and he has participated in eminent organizations in the Asia Pacific region and China, for instance, Chairman of the Development Committee of APEC, member of Corporate Council of APEC, China, honourary chairman of Beijing Association of Online Media, etc. He is in an exalted position in China business world. He received various awards from 2006 to 2008, including "2006 Top 10 Management Genius in China", "2007 Top 10 Most Creative and Competitive Media Person in China", "2007 Top 10 New Media Inventive Leader in China", "2008 Top 10 Creative New Media Person", etc.

The establishment of ABAC was proposed by the US during the first informal leaders' meeting in APEC. ABAC is the permanent organization representing the industrial and business sectors. The most important annual event for the ABAC representatives is to have discussions with the leaders during the informal leaders' meeting and to submit the proposed consultation reports.

About VODone Limited (SEHK:0082)

VODone Telemedia Co. Ltd., a strategic partner of VODONE Limited (0082.HK), is the first and leading online video media group in China. It is also the only enterprise in the PRC to own a complete set of licences to operate video broadcasting on the Internet. VODone Telemedia has contracted the technical and promotional services to VODONE Group, for 50 years. VODONE is a new media which includes the internet, telecommunication and media as well as the first new media which operates online advertisement broadcasting and online live show. With the perfect communication and media operational experience and the professional team with technical support of interviewing, editing, producing and broadcasting, VODONE has become the online video-broadcasting platform for various video media. VODONE's business is divided into four segments, including "VODone Portal", "VODone Live", "VODone BUS", and "VODone WAP".

Source: VODONE Limited
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