Launch of love channel on Hongkong.com

Love.hongkong.com


Hong Kong, March 17, 1999 — Due to popular demand, Chinese Internet users in Hong Kong, Asia and around the world can now find love on-line - with the launch of a Chinese-language love channel on hongkong.com.

love.hongkong.com aims to become Hong Kong's most popular on-line destination for Internet romance, providing message boards, advice columns, interactive games, e-cards, and music on love and romance. The Chinese-language site offers users the opportunity to post letters or poetry on the site, and even includes practical advice on where to find romantic rendezvous spots in and around Hong Kong.

love.hongkong.com also offers a comprehensive on-line dating service, with a member database of over 180,000 people, and the city's only FREE matching service, featuring highly detailed search capabilities, including by age, star sign, academic qualifications, and even by blood type.

hongkong.com, developed by China.com Corporation, is the definitive on-line guide to Hong Kong, providing both local Hong Kong focused Internet information and services, and comprehensive China and Asia focused Internet Guide facilities supported by Netscape Guide by china.com.

hongkong.com can be found at the distinctive Web address www.hongkong.com *Free Banner Links are available to online media publications


China.Com Corporation

China.com Corporation is a leading integrated Portal company delivering content, community and commerce to Greater China through the Internet, as well as online advertising and Web solutions throughout Asia.

China.com Corporation offers a comprehensive suite of Internet products, services and solutions to the Greater China market and other parts of the world through our Portal and Advertising Networks and Web Solutions. Our Portal Network provides users with premier Greater China related content services (including search and navigation), online community products (such as Web-based e-mail, chat and message boards), and e-commerce solutions.

Through our affiliation with 24/7 Media Asia Advertising Network, China.com Corporation provides on-line solutions to advertisers in Asia seeking to establish cost-effective, targeted interactive advertising on our Portal Network and our affiliated network of Web sites. Our Web solutions business, the Web Connection, provides Web sites and other Internet solutions for companies across Asia, including the creation of e-commerce and other value-added services specifically tailored to the Greater China market.

China.com Corporation is supported with information from leading global news and information companies including, Agence France Presse, CNBC/Dow Jones Business Video, Bloomberg, Cambridge Scientific Abstract, Dun and Bradstreet, Nikkei wire service, Taiwan's Central News Agency, Thomson, and The Financial Times.

China.com's Portal Network

The China.com Portal Network is organized on the fundamental concept of content, community and commerce. In China, China.com Corporation has forged a key partnership with China Telecom as a result of which china.com is available across more than 200 cities in China. It also has a strategic partnership with China's Ministry of Post and Telecommunications. china.com was recently voted the second most popular Web site in China in an independent survey by leading trade journal Popular Computer Week published by IDG-IMS HK.

China.com provides a one-stop gateway to the Internet that aggregates, organizes and delivers information to meet the needs of users interested in localized information pertaining to Greater China. This localized content is delivered through our network of three Portals:

China.com

China.com is our premier Portal for content, community and commerce products and services in simplified Chinese and English. Our China Portal offers search engines, directory of Chinese language sites, electronic commerce infrastructure capabilities, and news and information from China and abroad. Through our editorial team and an extensive group of content partners, we offer a broad range of localized information on news, travel, finance, business, sports, technology, and entertainment, as well as providing value-added community services through our FreeMail, chat and message board services.

Hongkong.com

Our Hong Kong portal is modeled after china.com with similar products and services in traditional Chinese and English. Hongkong.com also provides local Hong Kong content, such as City Guide that provides detailed information on Hong Kong's movies, restaurants, arts, sports and music, as well as providing a forum for local interaction and debate in its Internet community services through our FreeMail, chat and message board services.

Taiwan.com

Utilizing the similar products and services offered by china.com and hongkong.com, our Taiwan Portal provides locally developed content in traditional Chinese and English. Taiwan.com provides content on news, travel, finance, business, sports, technology and entertainment, as well as FreeMail, chat, message boards, among other services.

China Wide Web

China Wide Web (CWW) is our subscriber-based Portal enabling China to do business locally, regionally and internationally through the Internet. CWW provides our business subscribers with access to a unique and exclusive database of business news and information in traditional and simplified Chinese, integrated with e-commerce infrastructure and other value-added services. CWW also provides Greater China related content and services (including search and navigation), and online community products (such as Web based e-mail).

 

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