So there we have it, China’s answer to the much-decried international news networks began broadcasting yesterday. China Xinhua News Channel Network (CNC) will now broadcast English-language news and features, with the aim of “presenting an international vision with a China perspective”. In other words, CNC should inform English-language viewers about the Chinese point of view on international matters. But rest assured, station controller Wu Jincai pointed out that CNC will be a “news channel, not a propaganda station”.
28 April 2010, 14th Meeting of the 11th National People’s Congress Standing Committee
Minister of Culture: Cai Wu
Committee head, all vice-Committee heads, secretary-general, all Committee members Read the rest of this entry »
All provincial, autonomous region and municipal culture halls (bureaus), Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Culture Bureau, State Cultural Relics Bureau, all work units directly subordinate to the Ministry of Culture, all culture offices (groups) in embassies and consulates abroad:
In order to deeply implement the scientific development view, according to the “State 11th Five-Year Plan Period Culture Development Planning Programme” and the “Cultural Industry Promotion Plan”, and in order to accelerate cultural industry development, the following opinions are put forward. Read the rest of this entry »
Notice Concerning Printing and Issuing the “Provisional Special Ethnic Writing Publishing Fund Management Rules”
All provincial, autonomous region, municipal and plan-listed city finance offices (bureaus), and press and publications bureaus:
In order to stimulate the development of ethnic writing publishing work, standardize and strengthen the management of the Special Ethnic Writing Publishing Fund, raise the security and effectiveness of the Fund’s use, we formulated the “Provisional Special Ethnic Writing Publishing Fund Management Rules”, there are hereby printed and issued to you, please comply with them and implement them. If there are questions during implementation, please reflect them to us timely so as to further perfect this work.
Ministry of Finance, General Administration of Press and Publications
12 October 2007
In order to support our country’s cultural product and service export, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television, the General Administration of Press and Publications and the State Council Information Office jointly formulated the “Cultural Products and Services Export Guidance Catalogue”, which is hereby promulgated.
State Council Secretariat Notice on Transferring the Ministry of Finance and other Departments’ “Some Policies Concerning Encouraging and Supporting Cultural Product and Service Export”
GBF No. 88
All provincial, autonomous region and municipal People’s Governments, all State Council ministries and commissions, all directly subordinate organs:
The Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Culture, the People’s Bank, the General Administration of Customs, the General Administration of Taxation, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television and the General Administration of Press and Publications “Some Policies Concerning Encouraging and Supporting Cultural Product and Service Export” has been agreed with by the State Council, is hereby issued to you, please earnestly implement it. Read the rest of this entry »
On 30 August 2006, the Beijing network media gathered in Zunyi, Guizhou, and convened the “Long March Spirit and Network Dissemination” Forum, the meeting passed the “Beijing Network Media Zunyi Declaration”, which stresses that the spirit of the Long March encourages them, and resolve to let the magnificent Long March spirit shine forever. On 10 September, the CCP Guizhou Provincial Committee, the Guizhou Provincial People’s Government, and the Guizhou Provincial Military Region organized, and the CCP Guizhou Provincial Committee Propaganda Department, the CCP Guizhou Provincial Committee Party History Research Office, the Guizhou Province Military Region Political Department, the CCP Zunyi City Committee and the Zunyi City People’s Government co-organized the “Eternal Brilliance of the Zunyi Conference – Exhibition to Remember the 70th Anniversary of the Victorious Long March” which opened its doors in Beijing. The Beijing network media published the complete text of the “Beijing Network Media Zunyi Declaration”, in order to express congratulations and show determination.
Beijing Network Media Zunyi Declaration
30 August 2006
The 25000 li Long March of the Chinese Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army from 1934 to 1936 is a revolutionary and magnificent feat that is incomparable in the history of China and even the world, is a human miracle created by the Chinese Communist Party and the Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army it led, and is a heroic epic of the Chinese nation that shook heaven and earth. Read the rest of this entry »
In recent years, following the progressive acceleration of the pace of the rise of our country’s comprehensive national strength and the and reform and development in the cultural sphere, ever more cultural products and services marched towards international markets, disseminating Chinese culture, expanding international influence, and stimulating cultural industry development, and have obtained desirable social effects and economic effects. But it must also be regarded that our country’s rich cultural resources and vast cultural market have not been scientifically exploited and used, cultural product and service export quantities are still relatively low, cultural market competitiveness is correspondingly weak, and the function of culture in foreign relations is to be urgently strengthened. In order to further strengthen and improve cultural product and service work, promote even more excellent cultural products and services to march towards international markets, the following Opinions are hereby put forward. Read the rest of this entry »
All provincial, autonomous region and municipal culture offices (bureaus), the Xinjiang Production-Construction Corps Culture Bureau, all plan-designated culture cities, all departments and bureaus of this Ministry, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage:
In order to deeply implement the spirit of the 16th Party Congress, and at the same time as forcefully making cultural undertakings flourish, vigorously develop cultural industries, hereby, integrating the culture work reality, the following opinions on supporting and stimulating cultural industry development are put forward. Read the rest of this entry »
Implementation Regulations concerning Implementing the “Some Opinions Concerning Deepening Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television Sector Reform”
The Central Committee Secretariat and State Council Secretariat have transmitted the CCP Central Propaganda Department, State Administration of Radio, Film and Television and General Administration of Press and Publications Some Opinions Concerning Deepening Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television Sector Reform” (hereafter simply named “Some Opinions”). At present, the nationwide press and publications sector is deeply studying the important “July 1st” speech of General Secretary Jiang Zemin, and bearing in mind the larger picture of press and publications work and the requirements of the “Three Represents”, deepening press and publications sector reform, and earnestly studying and implementing the “Some Opinions”, which is of importance in guaranteeing that reform persists in the correct orientation and obtaining even quicker development. On the basis of the requirements of the Centre, hereby, the implementation regulations for implementing the “Some Opinions” in the press and publications sector are formulated. Read the rest of this entry »
According to the “Central Committee Secretariat and State Council Secretariat Notice Concerning Transmitting the ‘Central Propaganda Department, SARFT, and General Administration of Press and Publications Some Opinions concerning Deepening Press, Publications, Radio, Film and Television Sector Reform'” (GBF No. (2001)17), the following implementation regulations concerning the radio, film and television “Marching Out Project” are formulated.