News Websites

New York Times keeps loss-making Chinese website under review

It is in all countries’ interest to allow journalists to do their work freely, Mark Thompson said. Photo: Reuters

New York Times Co chief executive Mark Thompson said the publisher is going to keep all its money-losing operations under review – including those in China – as he seeks to negotiate the newspaper’s increasing shift towards a digital landscape.

Wednesday, 27 November, 2013, 9:59am 1 comment

Xinhua news website applies for Shanghai IPO

Xinhuanet might look to raise a billion yuan, it was reported in 2011., a news website operated by Xinhua, has applied to hold an initial public offering (IPO) on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) said on its website.

8 Jan 2013 - 4:21am

National education plan gets everyone talking online

National education had students up in arms. Photo: Felix Wong

'My Take' columnist Alex Lo proved to be the Post's king of controversy, with one of his articles attracting more reader comments than any other since began accepting reader comments in August.

30 Dec 2012 - 4:55am

The news online

Instead of solely reading newspapers to get information, more and more people are visiting news portals online to keep abreast of the times. Below are some of the popular ones.



Reddit is a social news website filled with links to articles in online publications.

28 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

breaking news

American consumers this year will spend more of their day surfing the internet than reading newspapers, going to the movies or listening to recorded music, according to a recent study. No wonder; the Net hosts so much temptation in the shape of what you could term 'Web-based time-sink software'.

26 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Be serious and put yourself in the cyberspace firing line

There are no sacred cows on the Internet. The ease and speed with which people can build their own Web pages means no individual or institution is above criticism.

In fact, the more seriously people take themselves, the more likely it is that a parody of their site will soon appear.

6 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

IBM serves up no-frills treat for number-crunching tennis fans

TENNIS INFORMATION IBM may have the flashier star pictures at their official US Open Web site (, but year-round this Web site is the best source for tennis news and stats.

2 Sep 1997 - 12:00am