List of Chinese-language radio stations

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This is a list of radio stations that broadcast in the Chinese language.

Chinese countries[edit]

Mainland China[edit]

China Radio International (CRI) is a government controlled media outlet. Typical programs include Tang Ren Jie and others. The weather is typically announced for cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Guilin, Ürümqi, Xi'an, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taipei. International cities weather is usually announced for New York City, Washington, Seattle, Sydney, Bangkok, London, Paris, Madrid, Cairo, Nairobi, and others.

In Beijing, China Radio International can be heard at 88.7 MHz FM and 91.5 MHz FM and some other frequencies.


Most Beijing radio stations are controlled by the Beijing Broadcasting Network (Beijing Renmin Guangbo Diantai). Radio frequencies such as 97.4 MHz FM is for music. Other Beijing radio stations include China Radio International's Easy FM on 88.7 MHz FM and 91.5 MHz FM.

Beijing Radio Stations
Frequency Description
88.7 MHz FM Easy FM
92.1 MHz FM
97.4 MHz FM Yinyue - Music


Guangdong is home to Radio Guangdong and many other radio stations. The following list is incomplete:

Guangdong Radio Stations
Frequency Description
99.3/93.9 MHz FM Music FM
103.6 MHz FM Radio Guangdong Voice of the City
91.4/91.8 MHz FM Guangdong Radio


Harbin Economy Radio controls two of the radio stations in Harbin.

Harbin Economy Radio Stations
Frequency Description
972 kHz AM Local Harbin News
92.5 MHz FM Financial and Business News


Lanzhou's radio stations are controlled by the Lanzhou Radio group.

Lanzhou Radio Stations
Frequency Description
954 kHz AM News
97.3 MHz FM News
99.5 MHz FM Music
100.8 MHz FM Live (Talk)


Nanjing's radio stations are primarily controlled by Nanjing Radio, a subsidiary of Nanjing Television Broadcast Group. The channels contain a variety of programming including local news, business, sports, a kids channel, traffic, and music.

Nanjing Radio Stations
Comprehensive News Channel (O1)
Education Channel (O5)
Film/Television Channel (O2)
Literature Channel (O3)
Lifestyle Channel (O4)
Kids Channel (O7)
Nanjing News (Xinwen) Channel (NJXWT)
Nanjing Economy Channel (NJJJT1)
Nanjing Sports Channel (NJJJT2)
Nanjing Music (Yin Yue) Channel (NJYYT)
Nanjing Traffic (Jiao Tong) Channel (NJJTT)


The Shanghai Media Group, part of the Shanghai Media & Entertainment Group conglomerate controls a fair number of radio stations in Shanghai. The radio stations broadcast local news, traffic, music (popular, classical, and light), and a variety of other programs.

Shanghai Media Group Radio Stations
Frequency/Internet Description
990 kHz AM News
648 kHz AM Traffic
1296 kHz AM Eastern China Regional News
792 kHz AM Shanghai Local News
101.7 MHz FM Popular Music
103.7 MHz FM Love Music
94.7 MHz FM Classical Music (Jingdian947)
97.7 MHz FM Economic/Business News
96.8 MHz FM Comedy Channel
1197 kHz AM Marine Channel
94.0 MHz FM Sports News


Shenzhen Radio Station controls four of several radio stations in Shenzhen.

Shenzhen Radio Stations
Frequency Description
89.8 MHz FM News
97.1 MHz FM Music
106.2 MHz FM Traffic
94.2 MHz FM Love Radio


Tianjin's radio stations are controlled by the Tianjin People's Broadcasting Station with a variety of programs including news, traffic, music and others.

Tianjin Radio Stations
Frequency Description
97.2 MHz FM News
909 kHz AM News
106.8 MHz FM Traffic
567 kHz AM Traffic
104.6 MHz FM Literature
101.4 MHz FM Economical News
1071 kHz AM Music
99.0 MHz FM Music
1008 kHz AM Music
91.1 MHz FM Life Radio
1386 kHz AM Life Radio
92.0 MHz FM Binhai Radio
747 kHz AM Binhai Radio
87.8 MHz FM Entertainment
666 kHz AM Novel Radio


Ürümqi's radio stations are controlled by the Urumqi People Broadcasting Station group.

Ürümqi People Radio Stations
Frequency Description
792 kHz AM Ürümqi News
927 kHz AM Health News
97.4 MHz FM Music
100.7 MHz FM Literature
106.5 MHz FM Travelling and Entertainment News


Xi'an's radio stations are controlled by Jin Hao. Programs include news, music, and fashion on at least seven radio stations.

Hong Kong[edit]

Channel Modulation Frequency Language Features
RTHK Radio 1 FM 92.6 MHz
92.9 MHz
93.2 MHz
93.4 MHz
93.5 MHz
93.6 MHz
94.4 MHz
Cantonese news, information, phone-in programmes, and general programming
RTHK Radio 2 FM 94.8 MHz
95.3 MHz
95.6 MHz
96.0 MHz
96.3 MHz
96.4 MHz
96.9 MHz
Cantonese programmes aimed at youth, entertainment and popular music, promotion of community projects, HKEAA's HKALE Chinese language and culture and use of English and HKCEE English listening examinations broadcast through this channel during the examination period of April and May
RTHK Radio 4 FM 97.6 MHz
97.8 MHz
98.1 MHz
98.2 MHz
98.4 MHz
98.7 MHz
98.9 MHz
English (mainly), Cantonese (some) classical music and fine arts
RTHK Radio 5 AM 783 kHz Cantonese (mainly), Mandarin (some) programming aimed at the elderly, also culture and education
RTHK Putonghua AM 621 kHz Standard Mandarin (mainly, some Cantonese) general programming, news and finance


Macau Radio Stations
Frequency Description
100.7 MHz FM News, Adult Contemporary, Cantopop, and General Programming
99.5 MHz FM Adult Contemporary, Chinese pop, Cantopop


Southeast Asia[edit]


There are currently no FM radio stations in Brunei that are fully operated in Chinese.


Most of the Indonesia FM radio stations indicated below are not fully operated in Chinese.



  • Suara Indah 美声 92.1FM


  • A-Radio Medan, 103.8 MHz FM
  • Mix FM, 90.8 MHz FM
  • City Radio 城市之音, 95.9 MHz FM



  • PAS FM (Sunday Mandarin) 106.00


  • El John Radio, 95.9 MHz FM
  • Sonora, 92.6 MHz FM

Pangkal Pinang[edit]

  • Palupi 华语广播电台 FM, 103.5;MHz FM
  • El John Radio, 88.5 MHz FM


  • Primadona FM, 99.1 MHz FM



There are 3 radio broadcasting corporations in Singapore, offering a total of 6 Chinese-language radio stations. The nation's public broadcaster Mediacorp Radio operates 3 stations,while SPH Media Trust manages 2 radio stations, and So Drama! Entertainment runs the remaining FM station. All radio channels are fully operated in Chinese and provide around-the-clock service. They broadcast a wide variety of programs, including news, music,infotainment and Public Service Announcements to inform, educate and entertain all audiences.

Singapore Chinese Radio Stations
Frequency Description
88.3 MHz FM Adult Contemporary, Mandopo, K-pop, infotainment
93.3 MHz FM Mandopop, CHR/Pop, Top 40
95.8 MHz FM Talk radio, News and Finance, Classic hits, Oldies
96.3 MHz FM Classic Chinese hits from 80s to 90s, infotainment
97.2 MHz FM Adult Contemporary, Chinese pop, infotainment
100.3 MHz FM Adult Contemporary, Chinese pop, infotainment



  • SBS Radio broadcasts two hour-long daily programmes for the Chinese audience in Australia: one programme in Mandarin and one programme in Cantonese.
  • Perth Chinese Radio 104.9 FM, located in Perth, broadcasts in Mandarin and Cantonese 24/7 and was established in 2007.
  • 3ACR AM 1629 Radio is located in Melbourne, and founded in 2011. The station targets local Chinese Australians and airs mainly news, cultural and other programs.

New Zealand[edit]






United Kingdom[edit]

  • Spectrum Radio| [5] The Only Daily Chinese Radio in the United Kingdom since 1990. Broadcasting from London on Spectrum Online – Daily Cantonese broadcast 18:00–19:00, and daily Mandarin broadcast 19:00–20:00
  • British Broadcasting Corporation[6]
  • BBC GMR Eastern Horizon, Manchester[7] The UK's first local Chinese radio service since 1983 – Was broadcast every Sunday 19.00–21.00.
  • BBC Radio Merseyside Orient Express, Liverpool[8] Mondays midnight-1am with June Yee and Billy Hui.
  • Unity 101 Under The Same Sky, Southampton[9] Mondays 6pm-8pm.
  • London Chinese Radio is an online community radio station in London run by volunteers, and is a registered charity. Most programmes are in Mandarin, and past programmes are available for download.




There are a number of stations well known within the Chinese community in Canada that contain a certain number of programs in Chinese. However, due to the ethnic broadcasting policy made by the CRTC, there are currently no AM/FM radio stations in Canada that are fully operated in Chinese. Also, campus radios in Canada allows broadcasting their program in any language, including Chinese, but not a lot of them are known to the public.

United States[edit]



South Africa[edit]

See also[edit]


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