Media

  • Newspapers The standard English-language newspaper is the (censored) China Daily (www.chinadaily.com.cn). China’s largest-circulation Chinese-language daily is the People’s Daily (Rénmín Rìbào); it has an English-language edition on http://english.peopledaily.com.cn. Imported English-language newspapers can be bought from five-star hotel bookshops.
  • Internet Radio & TV Listen to the BBC World Service or Voice of America in an app such as Apple Music; however, the websites themselves may be blocked. Chinese Central TV (CCTV) has two English-language channels: CCTV9 and CCTV NEWS. Your hotel may have ESPN, Star Sports, CNN or BBC News 24.