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Lin Liangqi

Updated: 2014-11-13 | By:


Senior editor

Lin Liangqi was born in the Songjiang District of Shanghai (formerly Songjiang County in Jiangsu Province). He received his bachelor’s degree from the Journalism School of Fudan University, and received his master’s degree from the Journalism and Communication School of Renmin University.

After Lin graduated from college, he worked eight years as a journalist with the 42nd Division of the People’s Liberation Army Ground Force. Later, he served as the vice director and director of the International Communication Bureau of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee after he received his master’s degree. After the State Council Information Office was established, he was appointed section chief of the office’s No. 1 Bureau.

From 1992, he successively served as deputy editor in chief, editor in chief and finally director general of Beijing Review magazine, and he was appointed deputy editor in chief of China International Publishing Group (CIPG) in 2002. During that time, he was also an executive member of the All-China Journalists' Association and a member of the China Periodicals Association.

In August 2005, he was awarded the State Council’s Governmental Special Allowance for his outstanding contribution to promoting the country’s news and publishing industry.

Since Lin retired in 2007, he has been invited to serve as a special researcher at the CIPG Center for International Communication Studies, and he serves as editor-in-chief and chief judge at International Communication magazine.