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Taiwan's Next Media group shares suspended amid sale talk

17 October 2012 Last updated at 06:24 BST

Shares in Next Media, one of Taiwan's most popular media companies, remain suspended on Wednesday amid reports that the Hong Kong-based firm's Taiwan operations have been sold to a Taiwanese consortium.

The deal comes as people in Taiwan are increasingly concerned about growing control of the island's media by corporations with political leanings or economic interests in China.

The BBC's Cindy Sui has more from Taipei