Full texts of this title（1902-1949). Ta Kung Pao is a highly influential newspaper in modern China. This newspaper was first published on June 17, 1902 in the French Concession in Tianjin. The newspaper has editions in different cities, including Tianjin, Shanghai, Wuhan, Chongqing, Hong Kong and Guilin. In its prime time, it was published in four different places in China at the same time, ranking the top in China with a circulation of 200,000 copies. In 1941, the newspaper obtained the honor of “best foreign newspaper of the year” awarded by Missouri School of Journalism of the U.S., which was the first and only time a Chinese newspaper to ever win such an honor.
Despite some lost information due to some missing original copies, this database has included all pages and contents, at least 2 million pieces of news and 200,000 high resolution images, including all pages of the Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Hankou, Hong Kong and Guilin editions.
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