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Chinese magnate says he wants to buy New York Times
Chinese magnate says he wants to buy New York Times

A spotlight-loving Chinese business mogul said Tuesday that he wanted to expand his empire into media by purchasing the New York Times. Chen Guangbiao, who made his fortune recycling material from torn-down buildings, said he plans to discuss the issue in January with "a leading shareholder" in New York, according to Reuters. "There's nothing that can't be bought for the right price," Chen told Reuters. Known for his showman flair, the multimillionaire has pulled publicity-seeking stunts in the past. In January, for example, Chen tried to draw attention to China's heavy smog problem by handing out cans of "fresh air" stamped with his...

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