I will start today's entry with yesterday's news. February 18, President Xi Jinping met with the Honorary Chairman of the Taiwanese Kuomintang Lien Chan in the most recent of a series of steps to improve cross-strait relations. This meeting was the opening segment of the broadcast and very much ... (more) Today's entry will be a quick update on two stories. One rather monumental, the other a pleasant little surprise.
After a slew of feel-good human interest stories during the Spring Festival and a little Olympic fever, Xinwen Lianbo has returned to its regular coverage. One news item from a few da... (more)
So this is it, the final Xinwen Lianbo in the Year of the Snake. The past week was already firmly in the grip of the Spring Festival. The preparations for the New Year Television Gala received daily updates and the broadcast followed various high ranking officials as they visited remote ethnic mi... (more)