iSun Affairs

Assault of publisher is attack on press freedom, says iSun Affairs magazine

Chen Ping. Photo: David Wong

A political weekly whose chief was assaulted this week says it suspects the attack was intended to stifle press freedom.

Wednesday, 5 June, 2013, 3:34am

iSun Affairs publisher Chen Ping beaten by baton-wielding thugs

Chen Ping. Photo: David Wong

Chen Ping, Shanghai-born billionaire investor and publisher of political weekly iSun Affairs was beaten last night near the magazine's office in Chai Wan.

Chen, 58, was ambushed when he was getting into his car outside the Sino Favour Centre on On Yip Street shortly before 6pm. Police said he was attacked by two baton-wielding men aged between 20 and 30 years old.

4 Jun 2013 - 9:51am 1 comment

Chen Ping closes print edition of iSun Affairs to launch digital platform

Chen Ping says he wants reader interaction. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong-based weekly iSun Affairs announced yesterday it would stop its weekly print edition next week, ending an attempt by millionaire investor Chen Ping to establish a Chinese-language weekly magazine for China and Southeast Asia.

24 May 2013 - 9:06am

Award-winning weekly iSun Affairs to suspend publication

The iSun Affairs magazine started as digital-only in August 2011. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong-based weekly iSun Affairs announced on Thursday it would stop its weekly print edition next week, bringing an end to an attempt by millionaire investor Chen Ping to establish a Chinese-language weekly magazine for China and Southeast Asia.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am