Dear the deputy secretary of Publication Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Mr. Zhang Fan，
Dear Ambassadors and counselors,
Dear important guests, ladies and gentlemen, good evening!
In the beautiful March spring, we celebrate the 11th anniversary ceremony of Home and Abroad News Press here in Beijing. It’s our pleasure to have all important officials and foreign guests joining us tonight. We deeply thank everyone’s participation and supports.
11 years ago, as a new star in the media industry, Home and Abroad New Press was established in the Pearl of Asia, Hong Kong. In the past 11 years, we witnessed the great development of China and its rapid integration with the world; in the past 11 years, we took our social responsibilities as a reliable media channel in this ever-changing global settings; 11 years to now, we are continuously moving forward with our unchangeable faith.
The 11 years of Home and Abroad News Press is the perfect demonstration to utilize the modern business development concepts with the unique “News Diplomacy” strategy. Since the first day Home and Abroad News Press was established, the company has been recognized and approved by the State Council Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office for participating in China’s NPC and CPPCC, APEC Summit, Global Think Tank, ASEM Summit and many other national and global important conferences and events. Because of its unique viewpoints and large audience base, Home and Abroad News magazine has gained great respects and attentions from domestic and international readers and stakeholders.
The success of Home and Abroad News Press is built on innovative business model, top-performance talented employees, exploratory encouragement and systematic management. In the past 11 years, we grew from a small company to an international corporation who owns and operates more than 50 global branches and information centers, including U.S.A, Canada, Finland, France, U.K., Singapore, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia and many other countries. In those countries, our works and contributions were greatly appreciated by the local governments and communities.
Eyes on the world is a kind of great concept, seeking international standards is a kind of great pursue, forward thinking is a kind of development method. In the past 11 years, we successfully established our own positioning and value, we always create new ideas with our sharp market sense. We will follow the global trend to build Home and Abroad News Press as a top international media corporation. In last 11 years, we interviewed different presidents, prime ministers and high-level government staffs from 16 different countries, including America, Europe, Middle East, Southeast Asia, Africa etc.
On May 6th 2011, we received the approval document from China's State Council Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office. As a result, the Beijing Office of Home and Abroad News Press is opened immediately for full operations.
May 20th, 2010, Home and Abroad News Press received a special letter from Taipei. Taiwan “Administration Ministry Information Bureau”. This is the official approval for having the Taiwan Branch in Home and Abroad News Press family. We, again, feel more responsibilities and expectations from the governments and people across the strait. We will make our goals higher with our passion in harmonious political relations, dedications and great work ethics for building a closer cooperative relationship between Mainland and Taiwan.
Since 2001, Home and Abroad News Pres signed a series of “Memorandum of Understandings” agreements with Canada “Chinese News”, Canada “Star Weekly”, Finland “Economic Life Weekly”, U.S.A “Chinese American Post” and many other sister media from different countries and regions.
11 years efforts and hard-working, 11 years glory and dreams! Everything comes together and becomes a form of persistence, inspiration and responsibility.
Today, we are full of passion, confidence and energy, and we will fulfill our responsibilities to make the world better! We will create a better future together; we will witness China’s rise and prosperity together; we will follow the great change of the world and move further for better future…
Finally, I wish all guests, the foreign ambassadors and envoys and friends here tonight good health and best of luck!