TV Partners Weekly Lookahead

15-19 Dec 2014

Bulgaria on Air

Watching 2015 budget second Parliamentary hearing; Watching fallout from cancellation by Russia of South Stream pipeline plan East Europe Scrambles for Energy After Putin Kills South Stream; Interview with BulIns ( CEO Stoyan Prodanov MON; Interview with Mihail Komitsky, Sogelease ( General Manager TUE.

BTV Malaysia

Holidays/downtime until January

BTV Indonesia

J Resources Asia AGM MON;

Nipress TBK PT AGM WED; Centratama Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk PT AGM WED; Hanson Int'l AGM THU; Bank Pembangunan AGM THU; Solusi Tunas Pratama AGM THU

BTV Africa

National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) launches United Front Political Platform, Johannesburg SAT-TUE (BTV-A monitoring); Angola Human rights Activist on Trial for Libel vs 7 Generals in Gem Torture Case, Luanda MON (monitoring); Rwanda 3Q GDP WED (monitoring)

For Friday's Africa Business Weekly, four packages planned: Black pod disease impact on the cocoa sector (from Nigeria); Kenya property sector; Low oil price and what it means to Africa's producers; Low oil price impact on airlines

BTV India

Watching for India Gov't Mid-Year Economic Review; Watching Vistara ( likely to be awarded air operators permit Times of India: Vistara may get nod to fly next week;

Delhi High Court to hear National Herald Case ( MON; AIBI Summit 2014 ( MON (BTV-I to cover). Guests include Ashishkumar Chauhan, Vallabh Bhansali , Nimesh Kampani, Uday Kotak, Hemendra Kothari, UK Sinha, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala; Supreme Court to hear Uttarakhand Hydro Projects case TUE 'Wiser' after U'khand floods, Centre tells SC; Gov't to consider 31 FDI proposals TUE (; Supreme Court to hear India Premier League (cricket) case ( WED; PwC-CII report 'Bridging the Gap Through Digital' ( presentation THU (BTV-I to cover); Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT, representing brick-and-mortar retailers) rally opposing e-commerce ( THU; Final arguments in 2G Spectrum Case ( FRI; Railways financial health panel report due SUN (

BTV Mongolia

Watching Central Bank monetary policy decision; Watching appointment of new Vice Ministers; Mongolia Sustainable Finance Forum 2014 ( TUE.

Bloomberg HT

Sep unemployment released MON; I'view with CarrefourSA CEO Mehmet Tevfik Nane WED; I'view with STFA Construction CEO Mehmet Ali Neyzi THU;
Central Bank Survey of Expectations ( released FRI.

El Financiero

Watching Mexico potentially passing Brazil as top auto manufacturer in Latin America; Watching potential downsizing of oil projects due to the fall in oil prices; Retail Sales data THU (expected weaker, despite Black Friday); Unemployment Rate FRI; Central Bank Economist Survey FRI; Central Bank policy meeting minutes FRI.

Al Arab

VIVA Kuwait Telecom to begin trading SUN on Kuwait Stock Exchange


Al Arab will interview a representitive from NBK Capital, the lead advisor of the listing;

Al Arab covering infant formula pricing scandal (interviews).

New Partner Channel Originals

BTV Africa

Leading Africa: Alpha Conde, Horizons: Bionic bodies (THU); African Business Weekly, Africa Trending, Africa in Focus (FRI)

BTV Originals Coming Soon

>Studio 1.0: Bill Gurley
>Studio 1.0: John Chen

>G-20 Special*

*available on ftp currently

>The Great Disrupters (60 mins)

>Leaders Lunch

>The Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit