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New York Times

The New York Times was founded in 1851, and is one of the largest in the United States, although its circulation has suffered in recent years. Its motto is ‘All the News That’s Fit to Print’.

Pakistan expels NYT bureau chief over 'undesirable activities'

The bureau chief of The New York Times in Pakistan was expelled from the country early yesterday after being ordered to leave for unspecified "undesirable activities".

Monday, 13 May, 2013, 4:32am

Still powerful press

Just when you think people, especially busy wealthy people, don’t read newspapers anymore, a story like the recent Tesla saga comes along to make you realise that they still do.

7 Mar 2013 - 9:24am 1 comment

Business Digest, February 22, 2013

Economic index signals continuing growth

A leading index for China's economy rose 1 per cent from December to 253.4, the Conference Board, a New York-based research group, said, suggesting the country's growth rebound is continuing. The index of US leading indicators rose 0.2 per cent last month, the group said. Bloomberg


22 Feb 2013 - 5:03am

China’s People’s Daily rejects hacking allegations by US media

The official mouthpiece of China’s ruling Communist Party on Monday roundly rejected claims of hacking attacks from China by American media outlets, hinting instead at ulterior motives by the US.

The People’s Daily article echoed vehement government rejections last week after The New York Times and Wall Street Journal linked Beijing to cyberattacks.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Washington Post joins list of hacked US media

The Washington Post disclosed on Saturday that it had suffered a cyberattack and suspects Chinese hackers were behind it, joining Twitter and major US media outlets that have endured intrusions.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Green activists spend 100,000 yuan on NY Times ad aimed at Xi's environmental policy

Two grass-roots environmental activists have run an advertisement in The New York Times calling on China's new leaders, including Communist Party chief Xi Jinping, to honour Beijing's commitments on tackling pollution and fighting global climate change.

7 Dec 2012 - 8:54am 1 comment

Furore over horrific New York Post photo of subway death

A New York Post front-page picture of a man about to be killed by an oncoming subway train provoked fury on Tuesday from readers left wondering why nobody, particularly the photographer, tried to pull the victim to safety – and why the tabloid published the image.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Briefs, December 5, 2012

Jordan's king to visit Palestinian Authority

5 Dec 2012 - 6:35am

Chinese insurer Ping An hits out at Wen Jiabao report

Chinese insurer Ping An threatened legal action on Monday after a report linked a key government decision about the company to shareholdings held by relatives of Premier Wen Jiabao.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Wen quotes ancient poet to assert his integrity after wealth claim

Premier Wen Jiabao has used one of his last overseas trips before he steps down to assert his innocence after allegations about his family's "hidden wealth", saying he valued personal integrity more than his life.

23 Nov 2012 - 3:13am 5 comments