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East Asian Newspapers and Periodicals 1850-1950

The collections here include a range of East Asian (plus Singapore) newspapers, journals, and magazines published in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese languages from 1850-1950.


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The Shenbao (申報 Shen Bao; Shun Pao)
The Shenbao (申報 Shen Bao; Shun Pao)
collection
26,986
ITEMS
356,376
VIEWS
collection

eye 356,376

The Shenbao (申報 Shen Bao; Shun Pao) was a Chinese newspaper founded 1872 in the International Settlement of Shanghai as a joint venture of four British merchants led by the controlling shareholder and general manager Ernest Major. Important early Chinese editors working with Major were Jiang Zhixiang (將芷湘), Wu Zirang (吳子讓), He Guisheng (何桂笙), and Qian Xinbo (錢昕伯), who were soon joined by Cai Erkang (蔡爾康) and Shen Yugui (沈毓桂). The newspaper came under...
Shengjing Shibao (盛京時報)
Shengjing Shibao (盛京時報)
collection
11,588
ITEMS
180,120
VIEWS
collection

eye 180,120

The Shengjing Shibao (Shengjing Times) was a Chinese language newspaper founded in Shenyang (Fengtian 奉天/Shengjing 盛京/Mukden) by the Japanese journalist Nakajima Masao (中島真雄) in 1906. Its all-Japanese editorial staff included Kikuchi Teiji (菊池貞二) who wrote editorials under the pen name 傲霜庵. The articles themselves were written by the Chinese journalists on staff. The newspaper grew in popularity due to its supportive stance towards the 1911 revolution against the...
The China Weekly Review
The China Weekly Review
collection
1,108
ITEMS
26,073
VIEWS
collection

eye 26,073

This journal was published as Millard's Review of the Far East - 1917-1921.6 then The Weekly Review of the Far East - 1921.6-1923 and The China Weekly Review 1923 onward.
Keijō Nippō (京城日報)
Keijō Nippō (京城日報)
collection
11,437
ITEMS
160,252
VIEWS
collection

eye 160,252

Japanese newspaper published in Korea until 1945. Includes early issues under title 京城新報 and 朝鮮日報
The Shishi Xinbao (時事新報) or China Times
The Shishi Xinbao (時事新報) or China Times
collection
13,185
ITEMS
222,780
VIEWS
collection

eye 222,780

The Shishi Xinbao (時事新報) or China Times was one of the leading Chinese newspapers published in Shanghai from 1907 to 1949. In its early years it was affiliated with the Progressive Party (進步黨) which was a rival to the later dominant Nationalist party (國民黨). In May 1911 the newspaper merged with Yulun Ribao (輿論日報 Public Opinion Daily). The Shishi Xinbao continued long after its political patron declined and was one of the four main Chinese commercial daily newspapers...
The Lat Pau (叻报)
The Lat Pau (叻报)
collection
11,569
ITEMS
156,728
VIEWS
collection

eye 156,728

The Lat Pau (叻报) was a Chinese language newspaper published in Singapore. It was founded by See Ewe Lay (薛有礼) in 1881 and continued publishing until 1932.
The Chosun-ilbo (朝鮮日報)
The Chosun-ilbo (朝鮮日報)
collection
10,301
ITEMS
109,199
VIEWS
collection

eye 109,199

The Chosun-ilbo is a major Korean daily newspaper founded in 1920 during the Japanese colonial period and was shut down in 1940. The newspaper returned to publication after Japanese surrender and is still one of the leading newspapers in the Republic of Korea today.
The Xinwenbao (新聞報)
The Xinwenbao (新聞報)
collection
15,089
ITEMS
137,807
VIEWS
collection

eye 137,807

The Xinwenbao (新聞報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai founded in February, 1893. It grew to overtake its main rivals, including the Shenbao (申報) in circulation and was one of the most widely read newspapers in the history of Republican China.
The Shibao (The Eastern Times 時報)
The Shibao (The Eastern Times 時報)
collection
12,123
ITEMS
205,817
VIEWS
collection

eye 205,817

The Shibao (The Eastern Times 時報) was an important Chinese newspaper founded June 1904 by Di Baoxian (狄葆賢) and published in Shanghai. Other important editors of the newspaper include Chen Leng (陳冷 Chen Jinghan 陳景韓 )and Lei Fen (雷奮 Lei Jixing 雷繼興). In October 1921 the newspaper was sold to Huang Bohui (黃伯惠) and continued until 1939.
The North China Herald
The North China Herald
collection
3,811
ITEMS
80,539
VIEWS
collection

eye 80,539

The North-China Herald and Supreme Court & Consular Gazette was published in Shanghai as the weekly edition of the North-China Daily News from 1850 until 1941.
東亞日報 (The Tong-a libo)
東亞日報 (The Tong-a libo)
collection
10,255
ITEMS
77,080
VIEWS
collection

eye 77,080

The Tong-a Ilbo is a major Korean daily newspaper established under Japanese colonial rule in 1920.
Xin tianjin (新天津 Tientsin Ex Novis)
Xin tianjin (新天津 Tientsin Ex Novis)
collection
4,683
ITEMS
45,226
VIEWS
collection

eye 45,226

Xin tianjin (新天津 Tientsin Ex Novis) was a Chinese newspaper published in Tianjin from 1924 to 1944.
The Zilin hubao (字林滬報)
The Zilin hubao (字林滬報)
collection
4,523
ITEMS
51,730
VIEWS
collection

eye 51,730

The Zilin hubao (字林滬報) was the Chinese version of the English language Shanghai newspaper the North China Daily News published from 1882 to 1899.
Zhongyang Ribao (中央日報)
Zhongyang Ribao (中央日報)
collection
7,200
ITEMS
77,208
VIEWS
collection

eye 77,208

The Zhongyang Ribao (Central Daily) newspaper was a mouthpiece of the Chinese nationalist party and its government. The newspaper was launched in Shanghai in 1928 and moved to the capital of Nanjing later that year. During the course of Japanese conquest the newspaper moved to Changsha and Chongqing before returning to Nanjing after Japanese surrender until 1949.
Xinxinxinwen (New New News) 新新新聞
Xinxinxinwen (New New News) 新新新聞
collection
6,355
ITEMS
65,992
VIEWS
collection

eye 65,992

Chinese newspaper Xinxinxinwen (New New News) from Chengdu in Sichuan province active from 1929 to 1950.
The Union Times (總匯新報)
The Union Times (總匯新報)
collection
9,615
ITEMS
98,864
VIEWS
collection

eye 98,864

The Union Times (總匯新報) was a Chinese language newspaper published in Singapore from 1908 to 1946. It also had the name Nanyang zonghui xinbao (南洋總匯新報). In the years leading up to the 1911 revolution in China the newspaper supported the imperial position. In 1946 it merged with the 星洲日報.
The Shenzhou Ribao (神州日報)
The Shenzhou Ribao (神州日報)
collection
6,455
ITEMS
60,848
VIEWS
collection

eye 60,848

The Shenzhou Ribao (神州日報) which used "The National Herald" as its English title was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1907 to 1946.
The Far Eastern Review
The Far Eastern Review
collection
446
ITEMS
15,632
VIEWS
collection

eye 15,632

The Far Eastern Review was published between 1904 and 1941. It was initially published in Manila but later was based in Shanghai. Engineering - Commerce - Finance where three key words on the cover of the journal and in addition to politics many articles were related to technology trade and infrastructure in the broader region.
Minguo ribao (Republic of China Daily 民國日報)
Minguo ribao (Republic of China Daily 民國日報)
collection
6,082
ITEMS
95,139
VIEWS
collection

eye 95,139

Shanghai-based newspaper founded by the Nationalist party (KMT) in 1916 and suppressed by the Japanese in 1932. Launched again in 1945 and continued until 1949. Issues here from 1916 to 1932.1 and 1945-1947.1.
The Yongbao (The Yung Pao 庸報)
The Yongbao (The Yung Pao 庸報)
collection
5,999
ITEMS
74,984
VIEWS
collection

eye 74,984

The Yongbao (The Yung Pao 庸報) was a newspaper published in Tianjin from 1926 until 1944. It was the third largest of Tianjin's newspapers but in 1935 came under the control of Japanese military intelligence and was thereafter published by the journalist and opium trader Satomi Hajime (里見甫) under a Chinese pen name.
Xinshubao (New Sichuan Daily 新蜀報)
Xinshubao (New Sichuan Daily 新蜀報)
collection
6,279
ITEMS
62,874
VIEWS
collection

eye 62,874

Chinese newspaper Xinshubao (New Sichuan Daily) published in Chongqing from 1921 to 1950.
Beijing ribao (Peking Daily News 北京日報)
Beijing ribao (Peking Daily News 北京日報)
collection
5,358
ITEMS
71,581
VIEWS
collection

eye 71,581

Beijing newspaper active from 1906-1935. Also referred to as Peking Yih Pao and the Peking Daily News.
collection

eye 55,907

The Taidong ribao (泰東日報, The Tai Tung Jih Pao) was a Chinese newspaper published in Japanese controlled Dalian/Dairen (大連) from 1908 until 1943. It was the largest circulating Chinese-language daily in the city.
collection

eye 50,857

Taiwan nichinichi shinpō (Taiwan Daily News) was the leading newspaper in Taiwan under Japanese colonial rule (1898-1944).
collection

eye 67,085

The Beijing University Daily (北京大學日刊 The University Daily) was published as a daily university newspaper from 1917 until 1932 when it became a weekly. The newspaper included articles composed by the university adminsistration as well as professors and students.
The Hunan guomin ribao (湖南國民日報)
The Hunan guomin ribao (湖南國民日報)
collection
6,824
ITEMS
63,592
VIEWS
collection

eye 63,592

The Hunan guomin ribao (湖南國民日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Changsha from 1928 to 1949.
The New World (Xin shijie 新世界)
The New World (Xin shijie 新世界)
collection
3,017
ITEMS
38,318
VIEWS
collection

eye 38,318

The New World (Xin shijie 新世界) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1916 to 1927. The New World was attached to the theater complex or "entertainment center" (遊樂場)of that name which opened in 1915.
The Jingbao (晶報)
The Jingbao (晶報)
collection
4,201
ITEMS
73,561
VIEWS
collection

eye 73,561

The Jingbao (晶報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1919 to 1946.
The Dagongbao (大公報 Shanghai edition)
The Dagongbao (大公報 Shanghai edition)
collection
3,155
ITEMS
45,460
VIEWS
collection

eye 45,460

The Dagongbao (大公報 Shanghai edition) was the local Shanghai version of this important newspaper from Tianjin. Issues here are 1936-7 and 1945-1952.
The Pingbao (平報)
The Pingbao (平報)
collection
5,485
ITEMS
59,975
VIEWS
collection

eye 59,975

The Pingbao (平報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beijing from 1921 to 1938.
The Damei wanbao (大美晚報)
The Damei wanbao (大美晚報)
collection
3,181
ITEMS
55,430
VIEWS
collection

eye 55,430

The Damei wanbao (大美晚報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1933 to 1941.
The Wuhan ribao (武漢日報)
The Wuhan ribao (武漢日報)
collection
5,457
ITEMS
59,167
VIEWS
collection

eye 59,167

The Wuhan ribao (武漢日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Hankou (part of Wuhan) from 1929 to 1949. After the city was occupied by the Japanese in 1938 the newspaper moved to Yichang (宜昌)and then to Enshi (恩施) before returning to Hankou in November of 1945.
Shinkyō Nichinichi Simbun 新京日日新聞
Shinkyō Nichinichi Simbun 新京日日新聞
collection
2,654
ITEMS
31,152
VIEWS
collection

eye 31,152

 Japanese language newspaper published in Japanese-occupied Manchurian capital of Shinkyō (Xinjin; Changchun).
Shanghai Sketch 上海漫畫 (Shanghai Manhua)
Shanghai Sketch 上海漫畫 (Shanghai Manhua)
collection
217
ITEMS
10,006
VIEWS
collection

eye 10,006

Shanghai Sketch 上海漫畫 (Shanghai Manhua) was an illustrated large-format weekly magazine published between 1928 and 1930.
The Manzhoubao (滿洲報 Manchuria News)
The Manzhoubao (滿洲報 Manchuria News)
collection
4,966
ITEMS
49,356
VIEWS
collection

eye 49,356

The Manzhoubao (滿洲報 Manchuria News) was a Chinese language newspaper founded by Nishikata Chōzō and published from July, 1922 until July, 1937 in Dalian/Dairen (大連).
The Xijing ribao (西京日報)
The Xijing ribao (西京日報)
collection
5,471
ITEMS
50,378
VIEWS
collection

eye 50,378

The Xijing ribao (西京日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Xi'an from 1933 to 1949.
The Qunqiangbao (群強報)
The Qunqiangbao (群強報)
collection
3,331
ITEMS
48,633
VIEWS
collection

eye 48,633

The Qunqiangbao (群強報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beijing from 1913 to 1936.
The New Shenbao (新申報) Xin Shenbao
The New Shenbao (新申報) Xin Shenbao
collection
2,689
ITEMS
29,404
VIEWS
collection

eye 29,404

Shanghai newspaper published 1937-1945. Pro-Japanese propaganda publication supporting Japanese client regimes in occupied territory.
The Datongbao (大同報)
The Datongbao (大同報)
collection
3,315
ITEMS
39,431
VIEWS
collection

eye 39,431

The Datongbao (大同報) was a Chinese newspaper under Japanese control published in Japanese occupied Manchuria, in the city of Changchun, from 1933 until 1942. While the paper claimed to be run by one Wang Xizhe (王希哲), it was in fact under the control of Togō Fumio (都甲文雄).
The Nanjing Daily (南京日報)
The Nanjing Daily (南京日報)
collection
1,744
ITEMS
21,476
VIEWS
collection

eye 21,476

The Nanjing Daily (南京日報) was founded in 1934 and continued until the city's fall in 1937. After Japanese surrender the newspaper was launched again in 1946 and continued until 1949.
The Jiangshengbao (江聲報)
The Jiangshengbao (江聲報)
collection
3,310
ITEMS
43,211
VIEWS
collection

eye 43,211

The Jiangshengbao (江聲報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Xiamen (Amoy) in Fujian province from 1918 to 1951.
The Dazhongbao (大眾報)
The Dazhongbao (大眾報)
collection
2,014
ITEMS
28,900
VIEWS
collection

eye 28,900

The Dazhongbao (大眾報) was a Chinese newspaper publised in Macao from 1941-1950.
The Gansu minguo ribao (甘肅民國日報)
The Gansu minguo ribao (甘肅民國日報)
collection
4,757
ITEMS
53,139
VIEWS
collection

eye 53,139

The Gansu minguo ribao (甘肅民國日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Lanzhou from 1933 to 1949, in Gansu province.
The Nanjing wanbao (南京晚報)
The Nanjing wanbao (南京晚報)
collection
4,296
ITEMS
49,651
VIEWS
collection

eye 49,651

The Nanjing wanbao (南京晚報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Nanjing from May, 1929 until April, 1949. It was founded by Zhang Youhe (張友鶴) as Nanjing's first evening paper. During the Japanese invasion the paper was suspended and a Chongqing edition published.
The Xin Zhonghuabao (新中華報)
The Xin Zhonghuabao (新中華報)
collection
2,266
ITEMS
33,644
VIEWS
collection

eye 33,644

The Xin Zhonghuabao (新中華報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Nanjing from 1929 until the Japanese invasion in 1937.
The Huaqiaobao (華僑報)
The Huaqiaobao (華僑報)
collection
2,583
ITEMS
39,239
VIEWS
collection

eye 39,239

The Huaqiaobao (華僑報) is a Chinese newspaper published in Macao and founded in 1937. It also went by Jornal Wah Kiu Po and later as Jornal Va Kio.
collection

eye 20,510

The Dongfang Zazhi (Eastern Miscellany) was one of the most important Chinese journals of the first half of the 20th century. It was published by The Commercial Press from 1904 until 1948 (except for 1942).
The Huabei ribao (華北日報)
The Huabei ribao (華北日報)
collection
4,113
ITEMS
34,389
VIEWS
collection

eye 34,389

The Huabei ribao (華北日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beiping (Beijing) from 1929 to 1949.
The Dongbei ribao (東北日報)
The Dongbei ribao (東北日報)
collection
2,489
ITEMS
26,013
VIEWS
collection

eye 26,013

The Dongbei ribao (東北日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanhaiguan from 1945 to 1954.
The Daguangbao (大光報)
The Daguangbao (大光報)
collection
3,016
ITEMS
32,570
VIEWS
collection

eye 32,570

The Daguangbao (大光報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shaoguan and Guangzhou in Guangdong province from 1939 to 1949.
The Beiping chenbao (北平晨報)
The Beiping chenbao (北平晨報)
collection
2,412
ITEMS
29,702
VIEWS
collection

eye 29,702

The Beiping chenbao (北平晨報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beiping (Beijing) from 1930 to 1937. In 1937 it continued as the Chenbao (晨報).
The Xinyebao (新夜報)
The Xinyebao (新夜報)
collection
2,364
ITEMS
20,178
VIEWS
collection

eye 20,178

The Xinyebao (新夜報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1932 to 1949.
The Xin Qin Ribao (新秦日報 The New Qin Daily)
The Xin Qin Ribao (新秦日報 The New Qin Daily)
collection
2,983
ITEMS
43,990
VIEWS
collection

eye 43,990

The Xin Qin Ribao (新秦日報 The New Qin Daily) was a Chinese newspaper published in Xi'an from 1921 to 1945.
The Yuehuabao (越華報)
The Yuehuabao (越華報)
collection
3,212
ITEMS
42,272
VIEWS
collection

eye 42,272

The Yuehuabao (越華報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Guangzhou (Canton) from 1927 to 1950. In Cantonese the newspaper’s title was romanized Yuet Wa Po.
The Manshū Nippō (滿洲日報)
The Manshū Nippō (滿洲日報)
collection
3,348
ITEMS
61,487
VIEWS
collection

eye 61,487

The Manshū Nippō (滿洲日報) was a Dalian based Japanese language newspaper founded in 1905 by Nakajima Masao (中島真雄). The newspaper came under Japanese military control after the occupation of Manchuria and became the largest newspaper in the region.
The Guowen Zhoubao (國聞周報)
The Guowen Zhoubao (國聞周報)
collection
514
ITEMS
15,346
VIEWS
collection

eye 15,346

The Guowen Zhoubao (國聞周報) was founded by the Dagong Bao (Ta Kung Pao 大公報) publisher Hu Zhengzhi (胡政之) in 1924 as a weekly magazine of current afffairs and political commentary. The magazine continued publication in Shanghai until 1937 and the Japanese invasion.
The Zhengbao (正報)
The Zhengbao (正報)
collection
2,201
ITEMS
17,306
VIEWS
collection

eye 17,306

The Zhengbao (正報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Hangzhou from 1936 to 1949.
The Zhonghua ribao (中華日報)
The Zhonghua ribao (中華日報)
collection
3,949
ITEMS
41,083
VIEWS
collection

eye 41,083

The Zhonghua ribao (中華日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1928 to 1945.
collection

eye 23,634

The Gazette of the National Government of China (國民政府公報) contains official announcements decrees and other regularly reported reference information related to the activities of the Nationalist run government of the Republic of China.
The Xibei ribao (西北日報)
The Xibei ribao (西北日報)
collection
3,951
ITEMS
34,094
VIEWS
collection

eye 34,094

The Xibei ribao (西北日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Lanzhou from 1933 to 1949.
Libao (立報)
Libao (立報)
collection
2,158
ITEMS
26,316
VIEWS
collection

eye 26,316

Libao was a popular Shanghai newspaper in small tabloid format active from 1935 to 1938 and again from 1945 to 1949.
The Zhengyanbao (正言報)
The Zhengyanbao (正言報)
collection
1,554
ITEMS
15,731
VIEWS
collection

eye 15,731

The Zhengyanbao (正言報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1940 to 1941 and again from 1945 to 1948.
The Qingdao shibao (青島時報)
The Qingdao shibao (青島時報)
collection
1,875
ITEMS
20,222
VIEWS
collection

eye 20,222

The Qingdao shibao (青島時報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shandong province in the coastal city of Qingdao from 1928 to 1949.
The Qingdao Minbao (青島民報)
The Qingdao Minbao (青島民報)
collection
1,769
ITEMS
24,772
VIEWS
collection

eye 24,772

The Qingdao Minbao was a Chinese newsapaper published in the Shandong province coastal city of Qingdao from 1930 until the eve of Japanese occupation in 1937.
The Jingangzuan (The Diamond 金剛鑽)
The Jingangzuan (The Diamond 金剛鑽)
collection
2,800
ITEMS
28,857
VIEWS
collection

eye 28,857

The Jingangzuan (The Diamond 金剛鑽) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1923 to 1937.
The Beiping wanbao (北平晚報)
The Beiping wanbao (北平晚報)
collection
2,002
ITEMS
22,398
VIEWS
collection

eye 22,398

The Beiping wanbao (北平晚報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Beiping (Beijing) from 1931 to 1937. It continued the Beijing wanbao (北京晚報)that launched in 1921.
The Jingbao (京報)
The Jingbao (京報)
collection
1,260
ITEMS
12,386
VIEWS
collection

eye 12,386

The Jingbao (京報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Nanjing from 1940 to 1944 during the Japanese occupation.
The Shangwu ribao (商務日報)
The Shangwu ribao (商務日報)
collection
6,613
ITEMS
61,508
VIEWS
collection

eye 61,508

The Shangwu ribao (商務日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Chongqing from 1914 to 1950.
Jichang Ribao (吉長日報)
Jichang Ribao (吉長日報)
collection
1,517
ITEMS
21,351
VIEWS
collection

eye 21,351

A newspaper daily covering Jilin and Changchun in northeast China.
The Shanghai Pingbao (平報)
The Shanghai Pingbao (平報)
collection
1,762
ITEMS
19,105
VIEWS
collection

eye 19,105

The Shanghai Pingbao (平報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1940-1945 during the Japanese occupation. Zhou Fohai was one of the key figures associated with the newspaper.
The Kangzhan ribao (抗戰日報)
The Kangzhan ribao (抗戰日報)
collection
2,137
ITEMS
21,004
VIEWS
collection

eye 21,004

The Kangzhan ribao (抗戰日報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Xing county in Shanxi province from 1940 to 1946. In 1946 it was renamed Jinsui ribao (晉綏日報).
The Tianjin shangbao (天津商報)
The Tianjin shangbao (天津商報)
collection
1,769
ITEMS
13,535
VIEWS
collection

eye 13,535

The Tianjin shangbao (天津商報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Tianjin from 1928 to 1937.
The Jinchaji ribao (晉察冀日報)
The Jinchaji ribao (晉察冀日報)
collection
2,766
ITEMS
32,755
VIEWS
collection

eye 32,755

The Jinchaji ribao (晉察冀日報) was a Chinese Communist Party newspaper published in Pingshan from 1940 to 1948 and included here are issues from 1938 when its predecessor Kangdibao (抗敵報) was published.
The Hankou zhongxibao (漢口中西報)
The Hankou zhongxibao (漢口中西報)
collection
1,894
ITEMS
22,286
VIEWS
collection

eye 22,286

The Hankou zhongxibao (漢口中西報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Hankou (Wuhan) from 1907 to 1937.
The Shangbao (商報)
The Shangbao (商報)
collection
3,931
ITEMS
48,613
VIEWS
collection

eye 48,613

The Shangbao (商報) was a Chinese newspaper published in Shanghai from 1921 to 1950.