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China asks Alibaba to shed media assets, including SCMP

Fate of storied Hong Kong paper in question: reports

The newsroom of the Alibaba-owned South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. (Photo courtesy of the South China Morning Post)

BEIJING -- The Chinese government has requested that Alibaba Group Holding dispose of its media assets, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

The e-commerce giant owns the South China Morning Post, a 117-year-old English-language newspaper based in Hong Kong.

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