Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Xinmin Weekly

Xinmin Weekly is a newsmagazine published in Shanghai, China. It is owned by Wenhui-xinmin United Press Group. Its publication began in January, 1999.

Vogue China

Vogue China is the edition of '''' magazine. The magazine carries a mixture of foreign and local content. its debut had been in the works for over two years. The magazine's first cover featured Australian model Gemma Ward alongside Chinese models Du Juan, Wang Wenqin, Tong Chenjie, Liu Dan, and Ni Mingxi.

That's magazines

That's magazines are monthly English-language listing and entertainment magazines published in China. Titles include That's Shanghai, That's Beijing and That's PRD .

''That's Shanghai'' was established by Englishman Mark Kitto who was inspired by London-based magazine Time Out. In 2002 it had a staff of 30 and a circulation of 35,000. The majority of the readers were Chinese.

Science Fiction World

Science Fiction World '' '', began in 1979, is a monthly science fiction magazine published in the , headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan. It dominates the Chinese science fiction magazine market with a circulation of 300,000 copies per issue, with an estimate of 3-5 readers per copy therefore making it the world's most popular sci-fi periodical.

On August 2007, the editor of Science Fiction World, Yang Xiao, organized the Chengdu International Science Fiction and Fantasy Festival, the largest such event ever held in China. An estimated 4,000 Chinese fans attended the four-day festival.

Ray Li (Magazine)

Ray Li is a fashion magazine published in Beijing, China with regional offices in Guangzhou and Shanghai, catering to affluent urban women in their twenties and thirties.

Most of the articles are from Japanese fashion magazines, with local advertisement, selling mostly Western merchandise.

Most subscriptions are within China, but the magazine can be sent overseas.

Painkiller Magazine

Painkiller'' Magazine is China's first magazine and a legally registered enterprise for print media productions by Chinese State Authority.

Based in Beijing, it was founded in September 2000 and started off publishing quarterly; the frequency in 2006, is now one issue every two months.

Their current average circulation is 40,000 copies; sold in all major cities of mainland China , as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan.

The magazine's language is Chinese, and has correspondents, foreign editors and contributors in the USA, UK, & Germany for interviews, foreign news, and features.

Unique to Painkiller, the magazine has a Front Cover with the title in Chinese and a back cover with the title in English and normal publication is 84 pages in both color and black & white with a fold out color poster.

Every issue also has a cover CD and a 'Metal In China' section which promotes and introduces bands on the local Chinese heavy metal scene in which several city scenes are presented and Chinese heavy metal is explained including its function as a 'rebellion of denial' due to the new sound movement.

The content focuses on articles and interviews, photographs of live concerts from around the world and in China, CD reviews, and posters – mainly with foreign metal bands from the genres: Heavy metal, power metal, progressive metal, nu metal, hard rock, metalcore, darkwave/gothic/industrial, hard core, thrash metal, death metal, black metal, grindcore, etc.

Further activities include the support of the local metal underground, the organization of concerts, CD distribution throughout China, and certain internet activities. Painkiller recently co-promoted the German band, EDGUY, for a concert in Beijing in March 2006.

Painkiller’s official website is : and a ‘Metal In China’ link which is a separate website and forum which promotes and comprehensively introduces the local Chinese heavy metal scene.

Both websites are in English and Chinese.

Previous cover artists in 2005-2006 have been:

PK21 : Front Cover – Alice Cooper / Back cover – SATYRICON

PK20 : Front cover – LACUNA COIL / Back cover – NAGLFAR

PK19 : Front cover – DESTRUCTION / Back cover – NIGHTWISH

PK18 : Front cover – SOULFLY / Back cover – CHILDREN OF BODOM –

PK17 : Front cover – montage of , ARCH ENEMY, SENTENCED & H.I.M. / Back cover – NEVERMORE

Journal of Shanghai University

The Journal of Shanghai University is a journal of opinion and research in the field of sciences.

The Journal is published by Shanghai University quarterly.