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GAPP Official on PRC Newspapers: Landing Overseas Expands Cultural Influence

On October 17, the 42nd Annual Conference of World Association of Newspapers (WAN) concluded in Chongqing. Wang Guoqing, the Division Chief of Newspapers and Periodicals at General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) of China, said that the mainland newspapers and periodicals’ landing overseas and cooperating with international media expanded the global influences of Chinese newspapers and Chinese culture.

At present, more than 60 periodicals from mainland China have copyright cooperation with international partners, with some publications landing outside China, including the China National Geography and ChinaNews magazine. The latter belongs to the official news agency China News Service (CNS).

Source: China News Service, October 18, 2009