Who is the owner of Beijing Daily?
Founded on October 1, 1952, it has since 2000 been owned by the Beijing Daily Group, which also runs eight other newspapers. It has a circulation of about 400,000 per day, making it one of the most widely circulated newspapers in the city.
When did Beijing Daily start publication?
In 1952, Fan Jin came from Tianjin, and was appointed as the director of the Beijing Daily preparatory group. On October 1 of the same year, publication of Beijing Daily started.
What is the history of the Beijing party newspaper?
When the People's Liberation Army occupied Beijing, the organ of the Beijing Party Committee was Beiping Jiefang Bao (Beiping Liberation News), but this soon ceased publication because many journalists had to move southward with the army. The committee felt it was necessary to create a new party newspaper, so preparatory work started in March 1951.
How many people live in Beijing's Chaoyang District?
On Sunday, Beijing city officials urged residents of the sprawling Chaoyang district - home to nearly 3.5 million people as well as embassies and office towers - to remain at home on Monday.