China’s national English language newspaper China Daily recently announced the opening of a Qingdao bureau office at a ceremony attended by the publication’s deputy editor-in-chief as well as many top officials of the Qingdao municipal government. The efforts of the China Daily bureau office in Qingdao to promote the city’s development augments the current media coverage afforded Qingdao by Shenzhen Daily’s regular feature called Qingdao Today, which carries news reports on investment, travel, industrial projects, and more, such as this recent piece on high speed trains, proudly made in Qingdao by CSR Sifang. China Daily has been publishing Qingdao specific content on its website (a sub domain with news about Qingdao) and the recently opened office in Qingdao should be of great help in the effort to let more people know about the good things on offer in the city of Qingdao.

The founding of the China Daily Qingdao Bureau offers a new platform to make Qingdao better known in the world.

More info from Xie Chuanjiao and Dai Yan of the China Daily Qingdao Bureau

China Daily on Dec 17 opened a new bureau office in Qingdao, a coastal city in East China’s Shandong province. China Daily has 29 local bureaus covering most major Chinese cities and several branch offices in foreign cities, including Washington, London and Brussels. Qingdao Party Secretary Li Qun and Mayor Xia Geng said in a congratulatory letter that they believe China Daily will “help Qingdao build a better image in the global community and enhance the city’s opening-up, as well as economic and social development. “The founding of the China Daily Qingdao Bureau offers a new platform to make Qingdao better known in the world,” they added. Qu Yingpu, deputy editor-in-chief of China Daily, said the office will contribute to the paper’s efforts to establish its national and global reporting system. “As the economic center of eastern Shandong, Qingdao is also an important link for Northeastern Asia and the Western Pacific area,” Qu said at the ceremony. He also said that a dynamic Qingdao will continue to impress the world with its booming economy and tourism resources, as the city consolidates its development by combining world vision with local characteristics. China Daily will help Qingdao attract more international visitors and investors, he added. China Daily and Qingdao municipal government also signed a strategic cooperative agreement on Dec 17.

Relevant Links:
Qingdao on China Daily

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