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An Economist Gets Lunch

An Economist Gets Lunch by Tyler Cowen (read by Stephen Hoye) Dutton (audiobook)

Sunday, 27 May, 2012, 12:00am

Liberal studies go online

Students looking for material to prepare for their liberal studies subject under the new senior secondary curriculum will be able to use videos and text from a University of Hong Kong's archive.

14 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Hong Kong-based magazine banned from the mainland

29 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Deal to give Tom stake in Ming Pao

Media and internet company Tom Group has agreed to swap its 50 per cent stake in the loss-making Chinese news weekly Yazhou Zhoukan for a stake in newspaper publisher Ming Pao Enterprise, the two companies said yesterday.

22 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Ming Pao to buy back weekly stake from Tom

Deal with Li Ka-shing's group has not helped business development in China

Ming Pao Enterprise Corp, the publisher of Chinese-language Ming Pao Daily News, planned to buy back a 50 per cent stake in regional news weekly Yazhou Zhoukan from Li Ka-shing's media flagship Tom Group, sources said yesterday.

7 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Time is ripe for a mainland weekly

But the twice-banned magazine still faces a major hurdle - China's censors

Time magazine, recently freed from its latest newsstand ban in China, hopes to launch a Chinese edition on the mainland, says the publication's president Eileen Naughton.

15 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

Timing of change surprises analyst

With advertising on the way up, weekly appeared to have survived the worst

A media analyst yesterday reacted with surprise at the timing of the change in format of the Far Eastern Economic Review.

29 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Over 100 lose jobs as magazine goes monthly

More than 100 editorial staff on the weekly Cup Magazine lost their jobs yesterday after its editor announced it would relaunch as a monthly.

The lay-offs came less than two weeks after 80 staff were made redundant when one of Hong Kong's oldest English-language magazines, Asiaweek, folded.

13 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Magazine a victim of dotcom meltdown, September 11 and costly redesign, ex-staffer believes

The closure of Asiaweek yesterday brought to an end a rollercoaster 26-year history.

Since its launch in December 1975, the magazine had survived a court battle with one of its former owners, the loss of regional offices and a 20 per cent pay cut during the economic downturn of the early 1990s.

30 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Closure no great loss, says academic

Media-watchers expressed little surprise at the demise of Asiaweek , with one academic deriding it for adding little to the debate in the English-language media.

Chinese University associate professor in journalism Bryce McIntyre said it was unfortunate that another English media voice had been lost, but Asiaweek had never measured up.

30 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Wall Street woes kill pioneer magazine

Declines in the United States stock market have been blamed for the closure of a pioneering Chinese news magazine.

30 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

French Star attracts Tom.com

Tom.com has signed a supplemental agreement to acquire a 49 per cent stake in French Star, a move which has secured technical support from Shanghai Super Channel.

The purchase, valued at HK$262.83 million, will be satisfied by the issue of 47.7 million Tom.com shares at HK$5.51 each.

5 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Magazine war looms as Net mogul joins print fray

THE POPULAR MAGAZINE market is already so competitive that many believe it is saturated. But that has not stopped one local Internet company from trying to enter it.

13 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Golf magazine's biggest issue

Asian Golfer has reported its ninth anniversary edition is the publication's largest to date. This month's 120-pager includes a record 45 pages of advertising and the directory for the Third International Hong Kong/China Golf Exhibition being held in Shanghai next week. The magazine says it has a monthly circulation of 22,000 and 23,000 for its bi-monthly Chinese edition.

3 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Dual launch

Singapore publishers Manager Trade Publishing has launched two magazines Yazhou Zhi and Yazhou Mu, the Chinese editions of Paper Asia and Asian Timber respectively. The magazines will be published quarterly.

23 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

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