Coverage of Hong Kong NewsBot


Period Images Newspapers/News agency Coverage Features
Jan 1, 1995 - March 31, 1998

227, 065
  • HK Standard
  • Sing Tao Daily
  • Ta Kung Pao
  • Wen Wei Po
  • Social, political and economic news of:
- Hong Kong
- China
-Taiwan
- Macau
  • Data migrated from the precedent image database Hong Kong Newspaper Database”
  • Images are indexed by 3000 + sets of keywords (in both English and Chinese) which are: 
-topical subjects
-geographical names
-corporate names
-personal names
  • Searching full-text by keywords
  • Images are stored in TIFF and compressed in CCITT Group 4 Format. Can be viewed by proper Viewers
April 1, 1998 – December 31, 1999 171, 088
  • Apple Daily (Since Aug. 1, 1998)
  • HK Standard (Internet edition not available on Sundays)
  • Ming Pao (Since Aug.1, 1998)
  • Sing Tao Daily
  • Ta Kung Pao
  • Wen Wei Po
  • Major sections
-important news
-News of HK
-News of China
-World news
-Business news
-Features & Comments (include editorials)
  • Entertainment & Sports are not covered
  • Searching full-text the headline and content of the news item on internet
  • Hyperlink to the newspaper publishers’ URLs provided
  • Selective images on HK, China, Taiwan and Macau provided
  • Images are stored in TIFF and compressed in CCITT Group 4 Format. Can be viewed by proper Viewers
January 1, 2000 - January 1, 2001  
  • Apple Daily
  • HK Commercial Daily
  • HK Daily News
  • HK Economic Times
  • Ming Pao
  • Sing Pao
  • Sing Tao Daily
  • Ta Kung Pao
  • Tin Tin Daily News (Last issues : Sept 7, 2000)
  • Wen Wei Po
  • HK Standard (Last issue : May 27, 2000)
  • News from China Internet Corporation
  • Searching news in recent 7 days, i.e., "Today" & "Last 7 days" will have hyperlinks to the following newspapers' internet editions provided:

    • Apple Daily,
    • Ming Pao,
    • Sing Tao Daily,
    • Ta Kung Pao;
    • Wen Wei Po

    - robot downloading the web articles at 12:00 noon every day

    - Entertainment,sports & miscellaneous items are not covered

  • Searching archives going back beyond 7 days will give news data supplied by WISERS Information Ltd.

    - includes news from all newspapers & news agency in the 2nd column

    - covering most of the sections including Entertainment, Sports & miscellaneous items

  • Searching full-text the headline and content of the news items 
  • Updated daily