On Monday, April 20, the first issue of the Chinese newspaper Global Times in English. Reported the official publication of the Communist Party of China People's Daily.
Global Times newspaper, is a structural unit of People's Daily and published in 1993. The main focus of the publication - is an international life. Reported that the training run the English version of which lasted for about six months.
According to editor-in-chief Hu Sitszinya (Hu Xijin), editors will not deal only with an English translation of materials from the Chinese version of the newspaper. A newspaper has its own western correspondent network, which will be the main "supplier" stories.
Â Remember, in early January 2009 it became known that to improve the international image of China's authorities intend to spend 6.6 billion U.S. dollars.
The Chinese Communist Party but said that the international "mediaprodvizhenie" China, in addition to the creation of international channels in English, Russian and Arabic, will include the withdrawal of Chinese newspapers in the English versions.