Thai daily runs 33rd local WSJ edition

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HONG KONG -- Dow Jones & Company has launched a special edition of The Wall Street Journal in Thailand's local language business daily, Krungthep Turakij. Wall Street Journal special editions are bannered pages of news and articles from The Asian Wall Street Journal, published in local languages in leading newspapers around the world.

Articles are selected from The Asian Wall Street Journal each business day by editors of Krungthep Turakij and translated into Thai and the pages are laid out in the format of The Asian Wall Street Journal. Krungthep Turakij has a daily circulation of 84,000 copies and is owned by Nation Multimedia Group.

Wall Street Journal special editions reach nearly seven million readers in 30 countries through 33 newspapers. The special editions are published in 11 languages.

"By providing news from The Asian Wall Street Journal in Thai language, we are able to reach a wider audience of Thai readers with the vital information they require to do business," says Karen Elliott House, president of the International Group of Dow Jones.

Copyright June 1998, Crain Communications Inc.

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