| The development process of Home and Abroad News Press
Home and Abroad News Press was established on February 28th 2001 in Hong Kong. Home and Abroad News Press has been approved by Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council for 16 consecutive years to interview and participate the National Congresses (NPC and CPPCC), APEC Summit, Global Think Tank, Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) and other important global and regional events. On May 20th 2010, Home and Abroad News Press received the official approval letter from Taiwan “Government Information Office” on opening an official local branch in Taiwan. On May 6th 2011, Home and Abroad News Press received the official approval letter from Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council on opening the first Mainland China local branch in Beijing. On October 13th 2012, Home and Abroad News Press and Communication University of China formed a strategic partnership and opened a liaison office in the Building #39 of Communication University of China. This office serves as the training base for university students and new media talents.
June 2006, Home and Abroad News Press has been designated as the mainstream media by the North-North Network associated with the United Nations, the Steering Committee of the UN-HABITAT and the UN International Eco-safety Cooperative Organization. The media received the honor of the "Royal Medal" from the King of Cambodia in November 2007. It also received the honor of "Presidential Award" at the 17th International Media Expo in November 2010. In September 2012, the President of Home and Abroad News Press Mrs. Wei Yan was honored as the “American Honorary Citizen”. Home and Abroad News Press always takes the social responsibilities of being a mainstream media in the international community with the pursuit of global vision, international standards, forward-thinking strategies and operational excellence. The Home and Abroad News Press magazine is also recognized as one of the major media channels by the Chinese government. Currently, the media has 56 regional and local branches and information centers around the world, such as the United States, Canada, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Singapore, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Australia and other countries and regions.
Home and Abroad News Press has taken a series of initiatives in the international community since it was established in 2001. The reporters and journalists went to United States, Japan, Canada, Germany, Singapore and other 92 countries and regions, and had many exclusive interviews with key officials and foreign diplomats including the Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Anna Tibaijuka, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Finland Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Estonian Prime Minister Ansip, Mongolian Prime Minister Sukhbaatar Batbold, Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, Former Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Former Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers, Former Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Former U.S. President George W. Bush, Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and many others. Moreover, the media also interviewed 96 city mayors as well as 67ministers from different countries and sectors. Through these events, the media has played an important role in creating a positive environment for diverse and friendly public opinions, especially in today’s ever-changing information world.
The Home and Abroad News Press magazine is a globally distributed magazine focusing on domestic and international issues and reviews with forward-looking viewpoints, in-depth background information, and dynamic research. The magazine bears authoritative, journalistic, academic, theoretical and economic and cultural characteristics. Since it was founded 14 years ago, the magazine has taken the unique advantages of Hong Kong, Macau and Shenzhen as international hubs, integrated with local sources from Mainland China, and actively promoted the development of Chinese media industry.
One of the Home and Abroad News Press global strategies is “News Diplomacy”. This strategy is to further strengthen international cooperation and friendship between China and other countries. Many important officials, political leaders, foreign ambassadors, overseas Chinese gave high recognitions to this innovative strategy. As the mainstream media accredited by three United Nations associated organizations, Home and Abroad News Press introduced the “New Person of the Year” awards to recognize outstanding individuals who made remarkable contributions to the international society or the diplomatic relations between China and other countries. The prize was introduced 6 years ago, and many high officials, foreign ambassadors and famous celebrities received this noble prize, including 5 United Nations officials, 10 international celebrities and 52 foreign ambassadors to China, including Argentina, Spain, Colombia, Hungary, Lithuania, Qatar, Algeria, Oman, Jordan, Mauritius, Rwanda, Serbia, Poland, Slovakia, Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Pakistan, Senegal, Thailand, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Jamaica, Austria, Afghan, Philippines, Indonesia, Kyrgyz, Denmark, Belarus, Kenya and such.
In the past 17 years, Home and Abroad News Press magazine and website have gathered valuable insights from well-known experts and scholars on various global political and economic issues. It influences urban life with unique modern perspectives and provides authoritative strategies and innovative ideas for China’s reform and development in the 21st century. The unique combination of political, economic and cultural characteristics makes the media a successful new star in the Chinese media industry with much of world attention.
Home and Abroad News Press works together with other Chinese and foreign media to build a communication channel for building diversified and complex enterprise images for all kinds of companies. Approved by Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Home and Abroad News Press official website was launched to further distribute powerful information resources and share the latest news around the world. The printed and online publications will be issued to more than 40 countries and regions including Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, the United States, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, France, Russia, Singapore, Canada, Australia, South Korea, and will be presented to top 500 companies in China, Chinese Communist Party and all-level government offices as well as foreign embassies and organizations in China. We sincerely invite companies, public-service organizations, business associations and investment companies to join us for building remarkable partnerships. With Home and Abroad News Press, we hope to offer you a golden key to the brilliant future. It will surely create significant long-term benefits to all parties with trustworthy, dedicated and friendly cooperative partner like Home and Abroad News Press.