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The Wall Street Journal Asia is a version of The Wall Street Journal that provides news and analysis of global business developments for an Asian audience. The Wall Street Journal Asia has been changed from its original name The Asian Wall Street Journal since 17 October 2005. Due to declining advertising revenues, the paper was also reduced from a broadsheet to a tabloid as a cost-cutting measure. The Wall Street Journal is an influential international daily newspaper published in New York City, New York with a worldwide average daily circulation of more than 2. ... Asia is the largest and most populous of the Earths continents. ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


It was founded in 1976 and has 9 printing plants and 15 bureaus: Bangkok, Beijing, Hanoi, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Mumbai, New Delhi, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and Tokyo. Average circulation for the first half of 2004 was 80,141. Its largest markets in order of importance are: Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Malaysia and Indonesia. 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Bangkok from the Chao Phraya River at sunset, July 2004 The Wat Phra Kaew temple Bangkok Metropolitan Administration building Bangkok, known in Thai as Krung Thep (กรุงเทพฯ), or Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (กรุงเทพมหานคร, IPA: ), is the capital and largest city of Thailand, with an official 1990 population of 8,538,610. ... â–¶(?) (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Peking) is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Hanoi (Vietnamese: quoc ngu ; chu nom 河内), estimated population 3,083,800 (2004), is the capital of Vietnam and was the capital of North Vietnam from 1954 to 1976. ... Motto: Jaya Raya (Indonesian): Prosper and Great Founded 22 June 1527 Governor Sutiyoso Area 661. ... Mayor Datuk Ruslin Hasan District Kuala Lumpur District Area  - Total (City) 243. ... Manilas President Manuel Roxas Boulevard also known as the Baywalk Manila is the capital of the Philippines. ... Mumbai (Marathi: मुंबई ) (pronounced in Marathi, and in English), formerly known as Bombay is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra and is the most populous Indian city with a 2005 estimated population of about 18 million. ... This article is about the urban region which is the capital of India. ... Seoul (서울, â–¶(?)) is the capital of South Korea and is one of the most populous cities in the world, located in the northwestern part of the country on the Han River. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese IPA: ; Lumazi: Zanhe) , situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta, is Chinas largest city. ... Sydney is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian state of New South Wales, as well as Australias largest and oldest city (founded in 1788). ... City nickname: the City of Azaleas Capital District Xinyi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ... View of Tokyos Shibuya district Long a symbol of Tokyo, the Nijubashi Bridge at the Kokyo Imperial Palace. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Korea is a country divided into two independent nations, South Korea and North Korea, whose people share history, language, and ethnicity. ...


The paper has more than 75 news staff in Asia (more than any other competing regional newspapers), 13 news editors, and 2 commentary editors. Its editor-in-chief is John Bussey. The Asian Journal also includes news and signed op-eds from The Washington Post. The Washington Post is the largest and oldest newspaper in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. ...


The first editor and publisher of the Asian Journal was Peter R. Kann, the current chairman and chief executive officer of Dow Jones & Company. Dow Jones & Company NYSE: DJ, based in the United States, is a publishing and financial information firm. ...


Statistics

  • Its readers are 75.2% Asian citizens, and 72% work in top management.
  • Its readership boasts an average annual income of USD 172,000, an average annual household income of USD 230,000, and an average value of investments of USD 1,602,000.

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The Wall Street Journal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1083 words)
The Wall Street Journal is an influential international daily newspaper published in New York City, New York with a worldwide average daily circulation of more than 2.6 million as of 2005.
The Journal newspaper primarily covers U.S. and international business and financial news and issues—the paper's name comes from Wall Street, the street in New York City which is the heart of the financial district.
In 2001, the Journal was ahead of most of the journalistic pack in appreciating the importance of the accounting abuses at Enron, and two of its reporters in particular, Rebecca Smith and John R. Emshwiller, played a crucial role in bringing these abuses to light.
The Wall Street Journal Asia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (278 words)
The Wall Street Journal Asia is a version of The Wall Street Journal that provides news and analysis of global business developments for an Asian audience.
The Wall Street Journal Asia has been changed from its original name The Asian Wall Street Journal since 17 October 2005.
The first editor and publisher of the Asian Journal was Peter R. Kann, the current chairman and chief executive officer of Dow Jones and Company.
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