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After 65 years, The China Post to go paperless on May 15

2017/04/16 13:55:41

Taipei, April 16 (CNA) The China Post, one of two English-language newspapers in Taiwan, will stop publishing a printed version of the paper on May 15, after 65 years, its chairman and publisher George Hsieh (謝國樑) announced on Sunday.

The daily, first printed in 1952, will be transformed into a digital news platform, Hsieh said at a press conference, describing the decision as the first step in the transformation of the veteran newspaper in the digital era.

The digital news platform will cooperate with other media outlets to offer users news reports and videos from a wide range of sources, Hsieh said.

(By Elizabeth Hsu)