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Asiaweek, the English edition, was a news magazine focusing on Asia, published weekly by Asiaweek Limited, a subsidiary of Time Inc. Based in Hong Kong, it was established in 1975, and ceased publication with its December 7, 2001 issue due to a "downturn in the advertising market," according to Norman Pearlstine, editor in chief of Time Inc. The magazine had a circulation of 120,000 copies when it closed. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1645x2115, 6155 KB) Papertrail 04:57, 24 November 2006 (UTC)http://en. ... A newsmagazine, sometimes called news magazine, is a usually weekly magazine featuring articles on current events. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... Time Inc. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2001. ... Norman Pearlstine (born October 4, 1942 in Philadelphia) the former editor-in-chief of TIME inc. ...


The magazine was formerly associated with Yazhou Zhoukan (亞洲週刊), an International Chinese newsweekly, before Time Warner media acquired the English edition. Time Warner Inc. ...


See also

Yazhou Zhoukan (亞洲週刊), literally as Asia Weekly, is the only international Chinese newsweekly which has been published for over 15 years. ...

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