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Visit to Guangzhou Daily Group

09 July, 2016

                 Beijing : The Six Member high level Nepalese journalist delegation led by President of Nepal Journalist Association visited Guangzhou Daily Group office on 20th June 2016. During their stay in Guangzhou, they visited the office of Guangzhou Daily Group at 10 Tongle Road where President of Guangzhou Daily and  BOD Chairman of Guangdong Guangzhou Daily Media Co.Ltd Mr. Gu Jianqing, Directors of International Relation Mr. Shunjing Lu and  Dirctor of Integrated Media Center Mr. Qiu Min as well as Ms. Rolly briefed about the progress of Guangzhou Daily Newspaper.

About Guangzhou Daily Group :

With 16 newspapers, 5 magazines, one website and a series of companies Guangzhou Daily Group is China’s first and also one of the largest newspaper groups. Besides the flagship newspaper, The Guangzhou Daily, the Group also publishes 15 subsidiary newspapers: The information Times, The Yangcheng Metro News, The Guangzhou Digest, The Soccer News, The Basketball Pioneers, The Senior People’s Newspaper, The Stage & Screen, Guangzhou Community Newspapers, Guangzhou Morning Post, Nansha New District Paper, The Gourmet’s Paper, China Business News, The Panyu Daily, The Zengcheng Daily, The Win Weekly and 5 magazines: The World View, Window of the Southerly Wind. The New Modern Magazine, Cantonese Merchants, Reading Good Books. The website is www.dayoo.com. The economic entities include the wholly-owned subsidiary, Guangzhou Media Holding Co. Ltd. and the holding listed company, Guangdong Media.

By adhering to the principle of “targeting the most newsworthy and building the most trustworthy”’ Guangzhou Daily Group is always keen on producing the best quality news products as witnesses of Guangdong’s glorious history of reform and opening-up in the past 20 years. The Group’s road to success is a good testimony of the shared prosperity or the newspaper industry in close conjunction with the quick rise of the city and the province.

As a major trend-setter of China’s newspaper industry and a pioneer of media reform, Guangzhou Daily Group has created a series of historical records in China, including becoming the largest tax payer of all the newspaper in China, contributing an accumulative total of over RMB 4 billion to the city Guangzhou. The Guangzhou Daily’s brand value was RMB 22.1 billion in 2015 and has been ranked No. 2 among all the Chinese newspapers, only after The People’s Daily, for years in a row. The advertising revenue has been the highest among Chinese print media for 22 consecutive years. The circulation of the flagship newspaper is ranked No. 3 in China and No. 1 in South China. It tops all other newspapers nationwide in terms of household subscription, retail and readership. The Group’s printing center possesses the largest printing capacity in Asia. The new media cluster of the Group is beginning to take initial shape. For example, in the mobile world, the number of The Guangzhou Daily’s official micro blog users has surpassed 9 million. The Group has opened up more than 30 influential WeChat public accounts covering news information, service for life, interactive entertainment and e-commerce platforms, etc. Known as China’s “first media stock”’ Guangdong Media was the first media company to get officially listed and the Group also became the first newspaper company in South China to get its operational assets listed as a whole in 2012.