March 2007, a flashback

BY LEE HAN SHIH
Mar 17, 2009
*Special to asia!

Baidu ventures into news service

China’s premier local search engine Baidu has secured a coveted Internet news licence on the Internet and has formed a small core team to study ways to provide news using the Web 2.0 methods to its numerous users. The listed Baidu aims to establish itself as a major player in the fast growing net advertising market.

lee han shihLee Han Shih is the founder, publisher and editor of asia! Magazine.

 

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