1st English-Chinese mobile paper launched in China
Updated: 2008-02-26 16:07
Zhu Ling, Editor-in-Chief of China Daily, and Wang Jianzhou, Chairman of China Mobile together launched China's first English-Chinese mobile paper at a ceremony and press conference held in Beijing Tuesday.
Jointly produced by China Daily and China Mobile, China Daily Mobile News sends English-Chinese news to users' cell phones as multimedia messages through wireless technology.
2008 is big. This year, China hosts the Olympics for the first time. It will welcome more than 3 million travelers, athletes, officials, and businesspeople in the next 12 months. China Daily Mobile News will allow them to experience China's internationalization, technological advancements and improved English communication standards, from the moment they set foot here.
Zhu Ling (R), Editor-in-Chief of China Daily and Wang Jianzhou, Chairman of China Mobile celebrate after jointly launching China's first English-Chinese mobile paper at a ceremony and press conference in Beijing, February 26, 2008. [chinadaily.com.cn/Zheng Huawei]
China Daily was entitled in January to publish the official English newspaper for the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as Village News - the official newspaper of the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic villages, Kang Bing, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of China Daily, said at the launch ceremony.
The China Daily newspaper group has a professional team of English-speaking staff reporters, correspondents, editors and foreign experts. And China Daily Mobile News presents their wealth of media information to users in English and Chinese. The news and information is authoritative, unique and practical 365 days a year.
Users of China Mobile Go Tone and M-Zone can subscribe by sending the message "CD" to 10658000 for 5 yuan a month.
Zhu Ling (R), Editor-in-Chief of China Daily and Wang Jianzhou, Chairman of China Mobile together launch China's first English-Chinese mobile paper at a ceremony and press conference in Beijing, February 26, 2008. [chinadaily.com.cn/Zheng Huawei]
China Daily Mobile News will be sent to users twice a day, one in the morning and the other in the evening. Each multimedia package contains 10 to 20 pieces of news, including Top News, Biz Info, Odd News, Celebrity, Health, Language Tips, Cartoon, Laughter, Vocabulary and Word Price.
The target users of China Daily Mobile News are foreign officials, embassy representatives, members of chambers of commerce and foreign companies, white collar workers, public servants and college students.
For further information, please contact Mr. Eric Zhang.