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《亞洲週刊》(Yazhou Zhoukan,YZZK)

Yazhou Zhoukan (亞洲週刊), literally as "Asia Weekly", is the only international Chinese newsweekly which has been published for over 15 years. It has a broad content which includes both economic and international news. Image File history File links 44cov12. ...



Yazhou Zhoukan has been publishing since 1987. It is jointly owned by Ming Pao Group (明報集團) and the TOM group (TOM 集團). It has been and is now the world's only international Chinese newsweekly. It analyses and reports international current issues based on Chinese people's values and perspectives. It covers both Asian news, international news and international business news. 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ming Pao (Traditional Chinese: 明報, Simplified Chinese: 明报, Jyutping ming4 bou3, Hanyu Pinyin: míngbào), a Chinese language newspaper, is a publication by the Ming Pao Group in Hong Kong. ... TOM Group Limited HKEx: 2383 is a Chinese-language media company in the Greater China region, with business interests across markets in the Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ...

Highly Educated Asian Readers

Yazhou Zhoukan reports news happened in the political, economic and cultural fields around the world. The readers of Yazhou Zhoukan are mainly Asians in Hong Kong, Singapore, Mainland China, Malaysia, and Taiwan. According to its research, most of its readers come from the middle class who are highly-educated and receive relatively high incomes. More than 75% are working in the managerial and financial areas. The highlighted area in the map is what is commonly known as mainland China. Mainland China (Simplified Chinese: 中国大陆; Traditional Chinese: 中國大陸; pinyin: Zhōnggúo Dàlù; literally The Chinese Massive Landmass or Continental China) is an informal (disputed — see talk page) geographical term which is usually synonymous with the area...

Famous and Prestigious

In 2002, Yazhou Zhoukan was elected the most popular Chinese magazine among Asian financiers and executives. Yazhou Zhoukan also holds the "Young Chinese Entrepreneur Award" (華人青年企業家大獎) annually. Its aim is to encourage young entrepreneurs to excel in their fields in order to create a good prospect for the Asian economic climate. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...

The winners of the award are chosen among young Chinese entrepreneurs below 40 years old and only one winner is selected from each of the following five important Asian areas: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. The winners of the 2002 Young Chinese Entrepreneur Award are mainly CEOs or Group Managing Directors of the companies with prestigious status and the names are shown as follows: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ...

  • Mr James Ding (丁健先生) from AsiaInfo Technologies (China), Inc. (CHINA)
  • Mr Wong Wai Kay, Ricky (王維基先生) from Qian Hu Corporation Limited (SINGAPORE)
  • Mr Albert Liu (劉柏園) from TimeCom Holdings Sdn. Bhd.(MALAYSIA)
  • Mr Kenny Yap (葉金利先生) from Gamania Digital Entertainment Co.,Ltd.(TAIWAN)
  • Mr Tan Choon Boon, Alan(陳俊文先生) from CityTelecom (HK)Ltd. (HONG KONG)

Yazhou Zhoukan has also received several awards from various organizations. In March 2003, its photographer Kwong Wing-keung has won the Focus at the Frontline 2002 organized by the Hong Kong Press Photographers Association in the Photo Essay Category for his work "Afghan- being neglected because of her peace". Three months later, the story "Exclusive Report: Liu Xiaoqing, the Movie Star of the Mainland China, was Imprisoned" has won the 2003 SOPA (Society of Publishers in Asia) Editorial Excellence Award for "Excellence in Reporting" in the Chinese Language Category. March 2003 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December - → // Events March 1, 2003 Iraq disarmament crisis: The Turkish speaker of Parliament voids the vote accepting U.S. troops involved in the planned invasion of Iraq into Turkey on constitutional grounds. ...

See also

Asiaweek, the English edition, was a news magazine focusing on Asia, published weekly by Asiaweek Limited, a subsidiary of Time Inc. ...

External links

  • Yazhou Zhoukan official site
  • Ming Pao Group official site
  • Tom group official site
  • The Young Chinese Entrepreneur Award
  • HK Press Photographers Association
  • Aawarding photo essay "Afghan- being neglected because of her peace"
  • The Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA)
  • The exclusive interview with Liu Xiao Qing



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