China Daily Online
Connecting the World
China Daily website was launched in December 1995, making it the first major national daily to go online. In January 2000, the website received the honor of being listed as one of China¡¯s five top state news sites. By informing foreign readers of the latest news and backgrounds about China, and Chinese readers of the world, the website serves a mission of connecting the world.
Consisting of news, information, education and internet-based
wireless services, the website is currently expanding into a varied sphere
of business. In addition to China Daily group newspapers¡¯ e-editions,
the site, under its domain, has such sub-sites as English News, BizChina,
Living in China, Forum, Worldreport, Worldnow, English Study, SMS/MMS,
Newsphoto and Newscartoon.
Published in both Chinese and English, and subject to 5.2 million pageviews a day, with more than 60 percent from overseas, the website serves as an online bridge between China and the rest of the world. Working 24 hours a day, the website releases over 1,600 pieces of news per day. Having experienced quite a few momentous news events, this young team has sharpened its edge in Chinese and world news reporting.
With the mission of connecting the world, China Daily website will try its best to become a major global authoritative news website about both China and the world.
China Daily launches its electronic edition
China Daily unveils its web edition, becoming the country's first
national newspaper to go online.
1996--Chinadaily.com.cn establishes a mirror site in the US.
Online names Chinadaily.com.cn one of the top global news websites.
1999--Chinadaily.com.cn becomes the only English-language website to ever be admitted into the China's Top 10 news portal
Chinese government designates Chinadaily.com.cn as one of the country's
five key media websites.
joins "Asian News Network," an alliance of national daily
newspapers in Asia.
2000--Chinadaily.com.cn launches a bilingual language webpage,
opens its photographic webpage, newsphoto.com.cn
2001-Chinadaily.com.cn unveils its Chinese-language webpage, worldreport.com.cn.
2001--Chinadaily.com.cn tackles city living with the English-language Living in China.
2001--Chinadaily.com.cn launches its newscartoon.com.cn webpage.
opens its Business Daily Update webpage, BizChina.
2002--Chinadaily.com.cn launches its www.chinagateway.com.cn webpage.
2002--Chinadaily.com.cn unveils its short message service (SMS).
2002--Chinadaily.com.cn opens its Dragonkids webpage, Dragonkids.
2003--¡¶21st Century Teens*Kids Edition¡·starts publication.
2003--Chinadaily.com.cn unveils the English edition of www.chinaculture.org.
October 2003--Chinadaily.com.cn and X3D Technologies Corp. open www.x3dchina.com in New York.
September 2004--Chinadaily.com.cn and Sohu.com launch English.sohu.com.
2004--Chinadaily.com.cn unveils the Chinese edition of www.chinaculture.org.
2004--Chinadaily.com.cn opens its mms.chinadaily.com.cn.
2004--Chinadaily.com.cn and the Accoona Corp. launch www.Accoona.com
in New York.
2005--Chinadaily.com.cn and FESCO launch Career Weekly.