CPC’s Qiushi Journal calls for confidence in China’s future

Qiushi Journal, the flagship magazine of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, will carry an article in its Thursday issue expressing confidence in the country’s future. “There are ample reasons for us to have high expectations and confidence in the future development of our country,” says the article. The CPC and Chinese people […]

Chinese writer Mo Yan wins 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature

Chinese writer Mo Yan has won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature, announced Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy in Stockholm on Thursday. The Nobel Prize in Literature 2012 is awarded to Chinese writer Mo Yan “who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary,” said Englund. Last year’s literature prize […]

Tencent acquires stake in Caixin Media

Tencent acquires stake in Caixin Media

Tencent, China’s largest Internet company by market value, has acquired an undisclosed stake in Caixin Media, one of the country’s leading financial news providers. Caixin Media, established in December 2009, was headed by veteran editor-in-chief Hu Shuli. The Zhejiang Press Group paid 40 million yuan (6.35 million U.S. dollars) for a 40-percent stake, with four […]

New Arab TV news channels launched as viewers’ behavior changes

New Arab TV broadcastings are mushrooming in the Middle East while the turmoil’s impact on the number of viewers begins to decline. Saudi Prince and multi-billionnaire Al Waleed Bin Talal announced on Saturday that he will shift the headquarters of his Rotana Media Group from Riyadh to Manama, the capital of Saudi Arabia’s neighboring country […]

Chinese and Foreign Media Focusing On Beijing International Film Festival

Chinese and Foreign Media Focusing On Beijing International Film Festival

The media reception of the 2nd Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) has been held on April 21st. Lu Wei, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee, Director of the Publicity Department of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee and Vice Mayor of Beijing, extended sincere greetings and warm welcome to journalists covering […]

An Invitation to ICPC Events at the London Book Fair

An Invitation to ICPC Events at the London Book Fair

Independent Chinese PEN Center (ICPC) is sincerely inviting you to attend its events, “No Enemies, No Hatred”, during the period of the London Book Fair on 15th -18th April, 2012. Present at these events will be PEN International’s President Dr. John Ralston Saul and International Secretary Hori Takeaki, ICPC President Mrs. Tienchi Martin-Liao and a […]

Purging the Internet: more than 1,000 arrests since mid-February

Purging the Internet: more than 1,000 arrests since mid-February

Chinese police have arrested a total of 1,065 suspects and cleared more than 208,000 “harmful” messages during the anti-internet operations conducted since mid-February, said Saturday Xinhua news agency. Operators of more than 3,000 websites have been warned in this campaign, these “harmful” messages include arms smuggling, drugs, dangerous chemicals, the sale of human organs and […]