Herald Tribune Enlists Asahi Shimbun in Japanese Edition

04 January 2001

The International Herald Tribune plans an English language edition in Japan in a joint venture with Tokyo daily newspaper Asahi Shimbun.

The launch scheduled for the year’s second quarter will see the closure of Asahi Shimbun’s English language Evening News, a more concise version of which will be incorporated into The Herald Tribune.

The IHT is jointly owned by the New York Times and the Washington Post.

News source: New York Times