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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.

China News Service (CNS)
TypeBroadcast radio, television and online
Broadcast area
Mainland China, Satellite, Internet
AreaMainland China
OwnerGovernment of China
Official website

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, New Zealand, and Australia.[1] The incumbent editor-in-chief of CNS is Liu Beixian.

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  1. ^ Walters, Laura (2019-06-10). "Chinese-language media told to promote Govt initiatives". Newsroom. Retrieved 2019-06-16.

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