Commenting on the announcement of the current owners of the paper that it was not up for sale Guanbiao said: "Everything can be purchased, if the right price is offered."
According to the prospective buyer, negotiations with New York Times' current owners can start as early as January 5. Chen Guanbiao offered $ 1 billion for the paper most of which - $ 600 million - come from a Hong Kong businessman whose name is not disclosed.
Spokeswoman for the New York Times said the information was a rumor.
(Oroszország Hangja - hungarianambiance.com)