China News Service

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China News Service (CNS)
中国新闻社(中新社)
TypeBroadcast radio, television and online
CountryChina
Founded1952
Broadcast area
Mainland China, Satellite, Internet
AreaMainland China
OwnerGovernment of China
Official website
www.chinanews.com
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The China News Service (simplified Chinese: 中国新闻社; traditional Chinese: 中國新聞社; pinyin: Zhōngguó Xīnwénshè) is the second largest state-owned news agency in China, after the Xinhua News Agency. It serves mainly overseas Chinese and residents of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

The CNS was established in 1952. It has news offices and stations in every province in mainland China, as well as in Hong Kong and Macau. CNS also has news offices in foreign countries, including the United States, Japan, France, Thailand, and Australia. The incumbent editor-in-chief of CNS is Liu Beixian.

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