Thomson Buys Xinhua News; DJ in Play

Shanghai-based Xinhua sold its news bureaus in Tokyo, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Sydney and Seoul, along with 21 journalists spread between the seven locations, to Thomson Financial for an undisclosed sum. The deal was effective Friday, June 1.

Reuters, which is merging with Thomson Corp., already has bureaus in all seven cities.

Xinhua retains more than 80 journalists across bureaus in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei, and will use them to focus on China, where the vendo

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: