Guangming Daily

Hubei's chief lays down law to the media

The Hubei provincial party committee, led by a controversial official who once seized a reporter's recorder during an interview, has ordered local media to stop investigating events outside the province.

Thursday, 5 January, 2012, 12:00am

Monopoly law moves step closer to reality

The National People's Congress Standing Committee has started the first reading of the controversial Anti-Monopoly Law which took 12 years to draft and sparked fears among foreign investors about access to the mainland market.

26 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Regional publishers join forces in capital newspaper venture

Jing Bao hopes its pooled resources will help it compete in the busy Beijing market

A new metropolitan paper, Jing Bao (Beijing News), will make its debut next month, the product of the first cross-regional co-operation between newspaper groups.

28 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Half of local-government cadres face axe in reforms

ABOUT half of the 5.48 million local officials nationwide will be axed in a streamlining of local government, media reports claimed.

In a national conference on local administration reforms, Premier Zhu Rongji said the reforms would create clean and efficient local governments that could promote economic development and social stability, China Daily said.

25 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Praise heaped upon 'masterpiece'

The Guangming Daily has hailed the 12-part television series eulogising Deng Xiaoping as an extraordinary 'masterpiece' which has revolutionised the techniques of documentary-making in China.

10 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

State tightens grip on press

BEIJING has tightened its grip over the press by cracking down on a number of periodicals and newspapers which had allegedly engaged in the trading of their registration numbers, according to the Guangming Daily.

3 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Paper tells Dai she won't be needed

THE Guangming Daily, a newspaper which caters to intellectuals, has formally told dissident journalist Dai Qing it will not re-employ her.

16 Feb 1993 - 12:00am