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Visit to China Daily Office

22 July, 2016

Beijing : The Six Member high level Nepalese journalist delegation led by President of Nepal Journalist Association Dr. Manju Ratna Sakya visited office of  China Daily at 15 Huixin Dongjie where Deputy Editor in Chief Mr. Wang Hao and New Media Director Mr. Ke Rongyi gave detail progress report of China Daily.

About China Daily

Founded on June 1, 1981, China Daily attracts high-end readers from diverse fields, including diplomats, representatives of international organizations and transnational corporations, international media reporters and editors, as well as foreign tourists.

With a circulation of 900,000 copies (600,000 distributed overseas), China Daily covers domestic and world news through nine print editions and digital media worldwide.

China Daily also published in Hong Kong, the United States, Canada, European countries, Asia, ASEAN countries, Africa, and Latin America. These editions are distributed to local governments, embassies and consulates, think tanks, universities, financial institutions, transnational corporations, international organizations, hotels and high-income readers.

21st Century English Education Media, launched in 1993, is aimed at primary school, middle school and university students. It has developed into an all-platforms education institution and is now China’s leading brand for English education.

Partner of Strength and Multi-language Platforms with a circulation of 4 million, China Watch is a monthly publication distributed to millions of high-end readers as an insert in mainstream newspaper around the world.

China Daily has also developed diversified cooperation with over 40 media organizations around the world, including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, etc.

Early-Bird Advantage and Multimedia Growth

China Daily website (chinadaily.com.cn), launched in 1995, is China’s first national English-language news website. It has become a comprehensive multimedia outlet and is now China’s most influential English-language web portal. The China Daily website provides 24-hour authoritative information on China through multiple channels.

The China Daily website team has also established English websites for more than 200 government organizations and enterprises, including the State Council, the Supreme People’s Court, the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Education, and the National Health and Family Planning Commission.

Digital Media:

Data (April, 2016)

Web page views per day: more than 52 million

Sina Weibo followers: more than 22 million

WeChat readers: more than 1 million

App downloads worldwide: more than 6 million

Facebook followers: more than 5 million

Registered users of online forum: more than 1 million

Alliances and Offshoots:

Founding Member of Asia News Network

Asia News Network consists of 21 mainstream news organizations in 19 Asian countries. China Daily is the founding member of ANN and plays a key role by exchanging stories and staff with mainstream media in other parts of Asia. China Daily Publisher Zhu Ling held the rotating presidency in 2005-2006 and 2015-2016.

The China Daily Asia Leadership Roundtable: The event provides a platform for high-level dialogue and communication among leadership and social elites in fields of politics, business and academic in Asia.

Asia Press Photo Contest: Initiated by China Daily and the Asia News Network in 2006, this international photo contest focuses on Asia and attracts press and freelance photographers from countries around the world.

National English Speaking Competition: Founded in 1996, 21st Century National English Speaking Competition is the most prominent English speaking contest in China. It is also the qualifying contest for the annual International Public Speaking Competition in London.

Mainstream Asian media trips to China: China Daily has invited chief editors and senior reporter from mainstream media in Asia and other reporters from mainstream media in Asia and other regions to conduct group interviews in China, promoting communication and cooperation between China and other Asian countries.

University Environmental Protection Cartoon Competition: Launched in 2006, this annual international competition focuses on the theme of environmental protection. It is supported by cartoon societies and related international environment organizations such as the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Wildlife Fund. The competition has received positive responses from college students worldwide.