| Launched in 1950 and designed as a vehicle for
presenting captivating photographs alongside informative and
interesting articles,China Pictorialbecame the first comprehensive
publication conceived after the founding of the People's Republic
in 1949. The inceptive masthead of the magazine was inscribed
by the late Chairman Mao Zedong.
For more than 50 years,China Pictorial, in Chinese and
more than a dozen foreign languages, has been devoted to covering
major domestic and international events, reporting on those
issues most important to the people, reflecting dramatic reforms
of society and bearing full witness to the rapid development
ofChina. It has been distributed throughoutChina, covering
all provinces, municipalities, autonomous regions, and theHong
Kongand Macao Special Administrative Regions, as well as more
than 100 countries and regions around the world.
Today,China Pictorialhas reshaped itself and diversified
its business. There are the Chinese and English edition ofChina
Pictorial, the Russian and Korean edition ofChina, and the
Chinese edition ofVogue– all in print, , in eight languages,
including Chinese, English, French, Russian, German, Italian,
Japanese, and Arabic.
The English edition ofChina Pictorial, launched in January
of 1951, is a large-format monthly magazine dedicated to faithfully
and vividly portraying the true face ofChina.
The magazine showcases the historical, cultural, and scenic
magnificence ofChina; narrates meaningful stories of the Chinese
people of today; and offers practical information about living,
working, studying, and traveling inChina.
Featured Sections: Features, Economy, Culture, Destination,
Lifestyle, and People, etc.