Yanzhao Metropolis Daily was established in 1996. Its current circulation is over one million, the number one daily in the Hebei province. It is printed and published in 11 cities of the province in every morning. It has two local editions: Metropolis Express for Shijiazhuang, provincial capital; and East Hebei Edition for Tangshan, a city in eastern Hebei.
The paper focuses on the daily life of the city dwellers.