Xinhua News

Xinhua News is the official state-run press agency of the People’s Republic of China, the biggest and most influential media organization in China, as well as the largest news agency in the world in terms of number of correspondents worldwide. Xinhua is a ministry-level institution subordinate to the Chinese central government, and its president is a member of the Central Committee of China’s Communist Party.

Xinhua operates more than 170 foreign offices worldwide and owns more than 20 newspapers, publishing in several languages besides Chinese, including English, German, Spanish, French, Russian, Portuguese, Arabic, Japanese and Korean. Xinhua is the sole channel for the distribution of important news related to the Communist Party and Chinese central government, and is headquartered in Beijing, the Chinese capital.