Newspaper Price War in Kunming – ESWN
From EastSouthWestNorth blog:
On June 16, Kunming Daily’s Metropolis Times mobilized several hundred distributors to sell annual subscriptions at 30 RMB (old copies are not collected).
On June 18, Kunming Metropolis Daily/Yunnan Daily’s Chuncheng Evening News responded aggresstively with annual subscriptions at 25 RMB (old copies are not collected).
On June 19, Metropolis Times responded with a further cut to 20 RMB.
Shortly afterwards, the other two metropolitan newspapers New Life News and Yunnan Information were forced to match Metropolis Times at 20 RMB per year. [Full Text]