A member of Kolkata’s Chinese community shows the edition of the Overseas Chinese Commerce of India – the country’s last Chinese-language newspaper – that carries his engagement announcement. Photo: Rakesh Kumar
A member of Kolkata’s Chinese community shows the edition of the Overseas Chinese Commerce of India – the country’s last Chinese-language newspaper – that carries his engagement announcement. Photo: Rakesh Kumar
India

Is this the end for India’s last Chinese-language newspaper? Editor’s death leaves questions over Seong Pow’s future

  • The Overseas Chinese Commerce of India, or Seong Pow, has been published in Kolkata since 1969 and was once in much demand by the city’s Chinese population
  • But with the pandemic forcing printing to stop in March, and the elderly editor’s death in July, it is unclear whether another edition will be seen

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A member of Kolkata’s Chinese community shows the edition of the Overseas Chinese Commerce of India – the country’s last Chinese-language newspaper – that carries his engagement announcement. Photo: Rakesh Kumar
A member of Kolkata’s Chinese community shows the edition of the Overseas Chinese Commerce of India – the country’s last Chinese-language newspaper – that carries his engagement announcement. Photo: Rakesh Kumar
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