Jiefangjun Bao Digital Archive

The official newspaper of the military of the People's Republic of China

Jiefangjun Bao (解放军报, People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Daily) is the official newspaper of the People’s Republic of China’s Central Military Commission. The publication was established on January 1, 1956 and acts as the authoritative media of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army to release military news and comprehensive military-related information.

Jiefangjun Bao

Key Stats

  • Archive: 1956-present
  • Language: Chinese
  • Frequency: Daily
  • City: Beijing
  • Format: full text
  • Producer: East View Information Services
  • Platform: East View Universal Database

Access over 60 years of Chinese military news

The Jiefangjun Bao digital archive contains all published issues from 1956-present (over 950,000 articles) and offers scholars the most comprehensive collection available for this title. The archive is full text only and includes all content contained in the original published issues. Text is 100% searchable, and is cross-searchable with numerous other East View digital resources. The interface is in English and content is in Chinese.

The Jiefangjun Bao digital archive is a part of the East View Global Press Archive®, which is the result of a landmark initiative of Stanford Libraries and the Hoover Institution Library & Archives to digitally preserve and make more accessible thousands of original print newspaper publications collected by the Hoover Institution and now housed by Stanford Libraries.

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