Chinese, English versions of China's 2010 yearbook published

Updated: 2011-01-13 16:03


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Chinese and English versions of the 2010 Yearbook of the People's Republic of China (PRC) have been published in China and abroad.

The yearbook contains more than 100 color photos and is divided into 40 categories including national defense, diplomacy and economy, a statement from the Xinhua Publishing House, a division of the Xinhua News Agency, said Tuesday.

Materials for the yearbook were taken from Xinhua's Multimedia Database and central and local government ministries and departments, the statement said.

More than 3 million Chinese characters in length, it also includes a special section on the 60th anniversary of the PRC.

The yearbook has been published annually since 1981.


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