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China Radio International launches new show in the UK

On the occasion of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang‘s visit to Britain, China Radio International (CRI), announced the launch of new programming on terrestrial radio in London.

Asia Radio Today reports the launch was a part of trilateral agreement between CRI and Britain-based Propeller TV and Spectrum Radio. 

According to the deal, CRI will offer 12-hours of locally produced English programming to air on a digital radio station in London.

The shows will also broadcast via Spectrum’s AM558 service in London for ten hours every day.

As part of a wider agreement, China and UK will consolidate cooperation in radio, TV, Internet, printing media, movie production, personnel exchange and resource sharing.

At the signing ceremony in London, CRI also launched an English portal website, and a bilingual magazine ‘Opportunities China’ aimed at business and trade relations with Europe.