Global Times is an English-language Chinese newspaper under the People's Daily newspaper, focusing on international issues. The newspaper's readers, both foreign and Chinese, include ambassadors, business leaders, politicians, and intellectuals.
Global Times particularly focuses on expressing Chinese people’s feelings, sharing their opinions and standpoints on significant international issues and promoting their understanding of the global views on China. English edition of Global Times is printed in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xi’an and Wuhan.
The newspaper has more than 500 special correspondents and contributors posted around the world. Their interviews and reports help establish the unique and comprehensive voice of the Chinese-language Global Times and their stories are featured on Global Times' official website.
The English edition of Global Times was launched in 2009.