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VOA Broadcasting in Mandarin

VOA’s Mandarin service reaches the Chinese-speaking population in the People’s Republic of China and around the world with daily television and radio broadcasts as well as digital content that tells the story of America and its relations with China. For nearly eight decades, VOA Mandarin has provided uncensored and fact-based news about significant developments in China and around the world that empowers its audience to make informed decisions.

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Established: December 1941

Market: China

Radio: 42 hours/week

Broadcast TV: 12 hours/week

Weekly Audience: 39 million in China


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Programs and Features


Eye on America, a daily news program on U.S. news and U.S.-China relations. It airs in the morning local time.

Issues & Opinions, a news and talk program on major development in China.

Pro & Con, a weekly talk show debating controversial issues related to Chinese politics, economics, and U.S.-China relations.

Strait Talk, a weekly show that focuses on the latest developments in Taiwan-China relations, Taiwan politics, the South China Sea and Hong Kong. The show incorporates callers from Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.

Learn a Word, a daily one-minute segment introducing useful English words for daily use.


Windows on the World, a daily four-hour current affairs program.