sold for $11.7 million – also sold

The South China Morning Post ( reported today that the domain name was purchased in August 2013 for HK$90.8 million. That is about $11.7 million USD. The buyer is China Radio International, a state-owned media conglomerate. website was relaunched as a multilingual online platform. in an effort to boost the China’s media presence abroad. As of Monday, it features content in eleven different languages.

The domain name was also purchased by China Radio International. purchase is one of the highest domain name sales ever recorded. In 2010 was sold for US$35.6 million. and were also for more than US$30 million. was sold for US$13 million at Other “country” domain name sales include that was sold for US$1.5 million in 2009 and for US$5 million in 2000.


About Konstantinos Zournas

Studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and now living in Athens, Greece. Love domains and building websites. Went online in 1995, learned about HTML in 1996 and about domains in 2002. Started publishing the blog in 2012.

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