Xinhua News Agency
|Red China News Agency (1931–1937)|
|Founded||November 1931Ruijin, Jiangxi, Chinese Soviet Republic, in|
|Founder||Chinese Communist Party|
|He Ping (President & Editor-in-chief)|
Liu Zhengrong (Party Secretary)
|Owner||People's Republic of China (state-owned institution)|
|Parent||State Council of the People's Republic of China|
|Xinhua News Agency|
|Literal meaning||New China News Agency|
|Literal meaning||New China Agency|
Xinhua News Agency (English pronunciation: //), or New China News Agency, is the official state press agency of the People's Republic of China. Xinhua is the largest media organization in China. It is also the largest news agency based on by the number of worldwide correspondents. Xinhua is a part of the State Council. It is the highest ranking media outlet in the country. He Ping, President of Xinhua, is a member of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
Xinhua is a publisher as well as a news agency. It has more than 170 news bureaus in other countries and 33 bureaus in China. It has one in each provincial administrative division. It also has a military bureau. Xinhua is a major source of information about the CCP and Chinese central government. Its headquarters is in Beijing . They are close to the central government's headquarters at Zhongnanhai.
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