Ever since the protest against Japan occupation on the Diaoyu Island on 18th of September in Cyrildene, China Town, people have been anticipating towards the next protest at the Embassy of Japan on the 25th of September. Today, the 25th of September 2012, hundreds of Chinese...Read More
Today is the anniversary of 18th September incident dating back to 1931. Recently, anti-Japanese sentiment were aroused by the dispute over sovereignty over Diaoyu Island in Asia Pacific, the tension increased when looking back at the history of the Japanese invasion of...Read More
Dear Audience, Our apologies for the power failures which occurred on the 12th and 23rd of August, 2012, this resulted in ArrowLine Radio Station being off-air. The high voltage electric cables broke off due to the tall trees which grew too high and the strong winds blowing...Read More
Dear Audience During the course of last week, a second high voltage cable broke off on the 18th Of July, within 7 days from the first incident. Eye witnesses on the scene said there was a huge explosion which resulted in two cables breaking off and dangling dangerously from the...Read More
To our dear Audience, We apologies for the power failure which occurred between 10-12 July 2012, resulting in us being off-air. The high voltage electric cable broke off due to rusty old cabling, which will probably need to be replaced at some stage by Eskom. We are happy to...Read More
Want to expand to the Chinese market? We can help.
Arrowline Chinese Radio is a Mandarin Chinese speaking radio station situated in Johannesburg, South Africa. We are the only Chinese speaking radio in Africa and currently cover the greater Gauteng area, with plans to launch online streaming capabilities in the near future.
The meaning of “ArrowLine” conveys the idea of an arrow piercing communication obstacles existing among the Chinese community, leaving a clearer path for up-to-date news and breaking the language and communication barrier. The Chinese population in the Gauteng region ranges from an estimated 450 000 to 500 000, in which the majority experience communication obstacles with locals due to a language barrier.
ArrowLine aims to be the leading media source for the Chinese community by providing up-to-date international, local, and Chinese news through quality radio broadcast.
At the same time, we will strive to be a support centre for the Chinese community and make our listeners feel more at home in South Africa. If you want to better understand, reach out or expand into the Chinese market, we can help.
ArrowLine will broadcast primarily in Mandarin Chinese and English, with a ratio of 80% Chinese and 20% English. We will also be providing Chinese Music, Original talk shows and content. A full schedule of our program is available on our website under the “Programming” tab.
We believe that in order to do more, you need to know more.
Our goal is to educate the Chinese community about the world as well as South Africa, enabling them to strive for success. It is therefore our duty as a Chinese community radio station to inform our audience of the latest South African news, keeping them up to date with local information while making them feel right at home with Asian news.
Together with our audience we hope to: