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Description

This is the official app for China Global Television Network (CGTN), new international media organization. It was launched by the national broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) on December 31, 2016.

WHAT WE BELIEVE
We believe the world is changing and that we live in a multipolar world, but many people still get their news from the same sources.

At CGTN, we cover the whole globe, reporting news from a Chinese perspective. Our mission is to create a better understanding of international events across the world, bridging continents and bringing a more balanced view to global news reporting.

Ultimately, we believe facts should speak for themselves and are committed to neutral, objective reporting.

CGTN brings you:
• Breaking news
• Exclusive stories
• Comprehensive coverage
• In-depth analysis

The world's biggest stories in the palm of your hand
Features include:
• Recommended reading
• Categorized reports
• Trending stories in pictures & videos
• Custom feeds
• Auto-refresh
• Advanced search
• Favorites lists
• Share with friends
• Easier access to our social media platforms on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Weibo, Instagram, Tumblr, Google+

CGTN: See the difference

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Oct 29, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Mar 03
2019
(Current)
Version 5.5.0

- New design of Nature Section.

Feb 27
2019
Version 5.4.3

- Brand new Nature and Travel sections.
- Offer immersive experience of news storytelling with new AR feature.
- Optimize logic of favorite news.
- Bugs fix.

Jan 28
2019
Version 5.3.0

- Optimize performance.
- Modify related stories module in video news.

Dec 06
2018
Version 5.2.4

- Optimize performance.

Aug 30
2018
Version 5.2.0

- Fix bugs in Trendings.
- Fix bugs in cover image.
- Fix bugs of keyboard when searching.
- Optimize performance.

Jul 19
2018
Version 5.1.3

- Fix several bugs.
- Optimize display of Business section.

May 14
2018
Version 5.1.2

* Fix several bugs.
* Optimize performance.

Apr 08
2018
Version 5.1.0

* Support latest ARCore.
* New design for Trending pictures.
* New design for Trending videos.
* Optimize video play and search.

Apr 06
2018
Version 5.0.10

* Fix some crashes.
* Optimize performance.

Dec 15
2017
Version 5.0.9

* Fix bugs when directing from browser to news detail page.

Oct 12
2017
Version 5.0.7

* Bugs fix.

Oct 10
2017
Version 5.0.5

*ORIGINAL CONTENT: Our new app features extra sections, allowing easy navigation.
*CUSTOMIZED NEWS: Focus on the stories you really want in the MY NEWS section.
*GOING LIVE! Watch more live-stream content, and use “replay” if you miss an important event!
*NEW DESIGN: The easy-to-navigate design makes browsing content simple.
*MULTILINGUAL: Our news can be translated into French, Spanish, Arabic, and Russian.

Sep 17
2017
Version 3.2.1

* Bugs fix.

May 06
2017
Version 3.2.0

* Add Live of events.
* Optimize UI design.
* Fix several bugs.

Mar 20
2017
Version 3.1.4

* Add Live notification in home page.
* Optimize performance.

Mar 02
2017
Version 3.1.3

* Share with your favorite live channel.
* New design for some features.
* Fix bugs.

Jan 19
2017
Version 3.1.0

* Bug fixes.

Dec 30
2016
Version 3.0.2

* Performance improvement in news detailed page.
* Top bar added for 5 sections.
* Recommended news added as "Read more"

Nov 17
2016
Version 2.0.6

* Bug fixes

Nov 12
2016
Version 2.0.5

* Modify UI of Live page,add automatical obtaining of channel and program list
* Modify notification in app
* Modify network notification logic when using cellular network

Nov 01
2016
Version 2.0.4

* Optimize experience for some Samsung devices
* Optimize statistics for crashes

Oct 14
2016
Version 2.0.3

Fix some bugs.

Sep 27
2016
Version Varies with device

1. Integrate 3rd-party application for pushing data.

Aug 30
2016
Version 1.2.2

1,Fix the bug in ui showing.
2,Screen fit a variety of models,but Unfortunately, the xiaomi3 is not very well in video playing.

Apr 29
2015
Version 1.2.1

CCTVNEWS App: A new way to see China.

Download CCTV’s English news app and get the news you need

CCTV NEWS APP brings you:
•​Breaking news
•Exclusive stories
•Comprehensive coverage
•In-depth analysis

The world’s biggest stories in the palm of your hand


Features include:
•Custom feeds
•Auto-refresh
•Advanced search
•Favorites lists
•Share with friends
•Have your say with Twitter and Weibo streams of select shows
Supports Android, phone at least minSdk 8.

Feb 14
2015
Version 1.2.0

CCTVNEWS App: A new way to see China.

Download CCTV’s English news app and get the news you need

CCTV NEWS APP brings you:
•​Breaking news
•Exclusive stories
•Comprehensive coverage
•In-depth analysis

The world’s biggest stories in the palm of your hand


Features include:
•Custom feeds
•Auto-refresh
•Advanced search
•Favorites lists
•Share with friends
•Have your say with Twitter and Weibo streams of select shows
Supports Android, phone at least minSdk 8.

Feb 05
2015
Version 1.0.3

CCTVNEWS App: A new way to see China.

Download CCTV’s English news app and get the news you need

CCTV NEWS APP brings you:
•​Breaking news
•Exclusive stories
•Comprehensive coverage
•In-depth analysis

The world’s biggest stories in the palm of your hand


Features include:
•Custom feeds
•Auto-refresh
•Advanced search
•Favorites lists
•Share with friends
•Have your say with Twitter and Weibo streams of select shows
Supports Android, phone at least minSdk 8.

Nov 22
2014
Version 1.0.2

CCTVNEWS App: A new way to see China.

Download CCTV’s English news app and get the news you need

CCTV NEWS APP brings you:
•​Breaking news
•Exclusive stories
•Comprehensive coverage
•In-depth analysis

The world’s biggest stories in the palm of your hand


Features include:
•Custom feeds
•Auto-refresh
•Advanced search
•Favorites lists
•Share with friends
•Have your say with Twitter and Weibo streams of select shows
Supports Android, phone at least minSdk 8.

Previous 3 versions
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