The President of China Radio International, Li Dan, told a news conference in Beijing yesterday that information is now available in 38 foreign languages, besides standard Chinese and four Chinese dialects, on CRI Online. “I am happy to tell you that CRI Online is now the Web site with the most text-languages and with the second most audio-languages on the Internet,” said Li. CRI broadcasts 290 hours of programmes daily in the same 43 languages. CRI online was launched on December 26, 1998.
The CRI English Website also shows an apparently revised shortwave frequency schedule effective from 28th December 2003. The downloadable Word version still has the summer schedule.