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Discussions of Wen Jiabao's daughter censored in China as more foreign media sites blocked

A combination photo of the JP Morgan office in New York, former Chinese premier Wen Jiabao and his daughter, Wen Ruchun. Photo: SCMP Pictures

“Who is Lily Chang?” the same question has been repeated again and again on China’s social media since Thursday morning.

Saturday, 16 November, 2013, 4:44pm 30 comments

Hacking incidents ignite fears over China

A masked hacker hacks the French presidential Elysee Palace website. Photo: AFP

A series of brazen cyberattacks on America’s most high-profile media outlets has revived concerns over Chinese hackers, who analysts say are likely linked to the secretive Beijing government.

2 Feb 2013 - 10:14am 1 comment

NYT and Wall Street Journal go public on attacks by Chinese military hackers

According to the two newspapers, attackers were searching specifically for information on recent high-profile investigations into the massive fortunes of China's political elites.

1 Feb 2013 - 9:43am

Dow Jones Asia head fired in latest purge at News Corp unit

Dow Jones chief Lex Fenwick and Christine Brendle, who was fired.

The shake-up at Dow Jones & Company moved to Hong Kong yesterday after chief executive Lex Fenwick fired Christine Brendle, the firm's Asia-Pacific managing director and publisher at Wall Street Journal Asia.

10 Nov 2012 - 5:05am

Heywood was spying on Bo Xilai for MI6, says Wall Street Journal

British businessman Neil Heywood. Photo: Reuters

A British businessman murdered by the wife of Bo Xilai had informed on the couple for over a year to his country's spy agency, The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday.

Neil Heywood shared details based on his close access to the powerful couple, the paper said, citing his friends and current and former British officials.

7 Nov 2012 - 7:18am 1 comment

Severn Road the world's most expensive address

Severn Road on The Peak has been named as priciest address in the world - for the second year running, according to Financial News, a sister publication of The Wall Street Journal. Properties on Severn Road were valued at US$78,200 a square metre, up from US$70,000 in last year's survey.

25 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

Far Eastern Economic Review to call it a day after 63 years

The Far Eastern Economic Review, which for decades chronicled a region beset by revolutions, civil strife and authoritarian regimes, will cease publishing in December.

23 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

iMoney weekly rides stock wave in quest for advertising revenue

With the stock market surging, the city's media companies are set to provide more reading fodder on everyone's favourite topic: money.

Hong Kong Economic Times Group, publisher of the Chinese-language newspaper of the same name, will launch a business news weekly later this month.

3 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Magazine to keep two editorial staff, may relocate to Beijing

And then there were two.

Following the sacking of 80 journalists and support staff from the Far Eastern Economic Review, it has been revealed the magazine will be run by an editorial team of two.

30 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Losses hardly a 'fortune'

You quote Michael Bloomberg (Business Post, December 1) as saying, 'Keep in mind the most successful attempt to sell news to the public is the Wall Street Journal Interactive edition . . . but after five years they have only 350,000 subscribers. I'm told the churn rate is 50 per cent . . .

10 Dec 1999 - 12:00am

More sales

Dow Jones Publishing has reported a 6.8 per cent increase in the circulation of The Asian Wall Street Journal in the second half of 1996 against the same period in 1995.

An ABC audit listed the daily circulation of the newspaper at 54,459 copies.

26 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

US ports slash rates

East coast ports in the United States have reduced rates by as much as 30 per cent on US$80 billion of cargo to attract trade from other ports, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Philadelphia cut one of its cargo rates by 29 per cent, while rates have been reduced by 17 per cent at the port of New York and New Jersey, 14 per cent in Boston and 13 per cent in Baltimore.

8 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Dow names new chief

Dow Jones & Co has appointed Suzanne Tang Glen as managing director of the Asian Wall Street Journal Weekly. From her United States base, Ms Glen will be in charge of all business functions of the weekly, which has a circulation of 9,689, and of expanding the US circulation of the Far Eastern Economic Review, which sells 11,000 copies.

23 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Paper in web

The Wall Street Journal is publishing on the World Wide Web. The Journal is nearly alone in betting that Internet users will pay an annual subscription fee for access.

1 May 1996 - 12:00am

Revenue up

ADVERTISING revenue in the Far Eastern Economic Review increased by 11.6 per cent in the first half of this year compared with the same period last year, according to the Rome Report.

It was the third successive year of double-digit advertising revenue growth for the magazine.

8 Sep 1993 - 12:00am