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China Daily and Sohu team up to produce really boring website

China Daily and Sohu have started a joint-venture English language website.

Have a look at China Daily, and then go to the new China Daily Sohu English.

Just what China needs: another dumbed-down, humorless English language news source.

The China Daily's own article about the new venture (here) says:

Both the China Daily Website and SOHU said to the media that the co-establishment of the new English platform would create a win-win situation for both sides.

Notice the careful avoidance of any claim that readers might actually get any benefit from it. Maybe they do have a sense of humor after all.

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