China National Radio
China National Radio (CNR), China's official radio station, was founded on December 12, 1940 in Yan'an, a revolutionary base of the Chinese Communist Party in Shaanxi Province. It has nine channels broadcasting a total of 200 hours per day via satellite.
China Radio International
China Radio International (CRI), founded on December 3, 1941, is the only state-level radio station targeting overseas audiences. CRI broadcasts 300 hours of programs each day to all over the world in 43 languages. Its programs include news, current affairs, and features on politics, economy, culture, science and technology. Currently, CRI ranks third in overseas broadcasting time and languages among the world's overseas service radio stations.