International Daily News

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國際日報
Guó Jì Rì Bào
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Java Post Group
Founder(s) Ted Sioeng
Founded 2001
Language Chinese
Headquarters Jl. Gunung Sahari XI no. 23, Jakarta, Indonesia
Circulation 50.000 (National)
Website www.guojiribao.com

International Daily News (Chinese: 國際日報; pinyin: guójì rìbào) is a major Chinese-language newspaper in North America and Indonesia. Launched in 1981 in the city of Monterey Park, California and owned by Indonesian tycoon Ted Sioeng (aka Xiong Delong),it is sold in several major Chinatowns.

In contrast to its competitor, the World Journal, the International Daily News appeals to mainland Chinese immigrants in North America due to its much less hostile attitude toward mainland China/Chinese (although in the mid/late-1990's, the World Journal significantly moderated its anti-China line). Li Yapin (李亚频), a Chinese American businesswoman and the owner/publisher of International Daily News was jailed by the Taiwanese government under the Kuomintang regime on 17 September 1985 during a visit to Taiwan, charged with spreading propaganda for the Communist government, partially because the paper used simplified Chinese characters adopted by the Communist regime. Li was eventually released nine days later, under strong pressure from the United States government.

Currently Guo Ri Ji Bao merged with Java Post and distributed its newspaper on four cities in Indonesia: Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, and Pontianak.

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