List of Chinese-language radio stations

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This is a list of radio stations that broadcast in the Chinese language.

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Chinese countries

Mainland China

China Radio International (CRI) is a government controlled media outlet. Typical programs include Tang Ren Jie and others. The weather is typically announced for cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Guilin, Ürümqi, Xi'an, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taipei. International cities weather is usually announced for New York City, Washington, Seattle, Sydney, Bangkok, London, Paris, Madrid, Cairo, Nairobi, and others.

In Beijing, China Radio International can be heard at 88.7 MHz FM and 91.5 MHz FM and some other frequencies.

Beijing

Most Beijing radio stations are controlled by the Beijing Broadcasting Network (Beijing Renmin Guangbo Diantai). Radio frequencies such as 97.4 MHz FM is for music. Other Beijing radio stations include China Radio International's Easy FM on 88.7 MHz FM and 91.5 MHz FM.

Beijing Radio Stations
FrequencyDescription
88.7 MHz FM Easy FM
91.5 MHz FM
97.4 MHz FMYinyue - Music

Guangdong

Guangdong is home to Radio Guangdong and many other radio stations. The following list is incomplete:

Guangdong Radio Stations
FrequencyDescription
99.3/93.9 MHz FMMusic FM
103.6 MHz FM Radio Guangdong Voice of the City
91.4/91.8 MHz FMGuangdong Radio

Harbin

Harbin Economy Radio controls two of the radio stations in Harbin.

Harbin Economy Radio Stations
FrequencyDescription
972 kHz AMLocal Harbin News
92.5 MHz FMFinancial and Business News

Lanzhou

Lanzhou's radio stations are controlled by the Lanzhou Radio group.

Lanzhou Radio Stations
FrequencyDescription
954 kHz AMNews
97.3 MHz FMNews
99.5 MHz FMMusic
100.8 MHz FMLive (Talk)

Nanjing

Nanjing's radio stations are primarily controlled by Nanjing Radio, a subsidiary of Nanjing Television Broadcast Group. The channels contain a variety of programming including local news, business, sports, a kids channel, traffic, and music.

Nanjing Radio Stations
Description
Comprehensive News Channel (O1)
Education Channel (O5)
Film/Television Channel (O2)
Literature Channel (O3)
Lifestyle Channel (O4)
Kids Channel (O7)
Nanjing News (Xinwen) Channel (NJXWT)
Nanjing Economy Channel (NJJJT1)
Nanjing Sports Channel (NJJJT2)
Nanjing Music (Yin Yue) Channel (NJYYT)
Nanjing Traffic (Jiao Tong) Channel (NJJTT)

Shanghai

The Shanghai Media Group, part of the Shanghai Media & Entertainment Group conglomerate controls a fair number of radio stations in Shanghai. The radio stations broadcast local news, traffic, music (popular, classical, and light), and a variety of other programs.

Shanghai Media Group Radio Stations
Frequency/InternetDescription
990 kHz AMNews
648 kHz AMTraffic
1296 kHz AMEastern China Regional News
792 kHz AMShanghai Local News
101.7 MHz FMPopular Music
103.7 MHz FMLove Music
94.7 MHz FMClassical Music (Jingdian947)
97.7 MHz FMEconomic/Business News
96.8 MHz FMComedy Channel
1197 kHz AMMarine Channel
94.0 MHz FMSports News

Shenzhen

Shenzhen Radio Station controls four of several radio stations in Shenzhen.

Shenzhen Radio Stations
FrequencyDescription
89.8 MHz FMNews
97.1 MHz FMMusic
106.2 MHz FMTraffic
94.2 MHz FMFor Private Car

Tianjin

Tianjin's radio stations are controlled by the Tianjin People's Broadcasting Station with a variety of programs including news, traffic, music and others.

Tianjin Radio Stations
FrequencyDescription
97.2 MHz FMNews
909 kHz AMNews
106.8 MHz FMTraffic
567 kHz AMTraffic
104.6 MHz FMLiterature
101.4 MHz FMEconomical News
1071 kHz AMMusic
99.0 MHz FMMusic
1008 kHz AMMusic
91.1 MHz FMLife Radio
1386 kHz AMLife Radio
92.0 MHz FMBinhai Radio
747 kHz AMBinhai Radio
87.8 MHz FMEntertainment
666 kHz AMNovel Radio

Urumqi

Ürümqi's radio stations are controlled by the Urumqi People Broadcasting Station group.

Ürümqi People Radio Stations
FrequencyDescription
792 kHz AMÜrümqi News
927 kHz AMHealth News
97.4 MHz FMMusic
100.7 MHz FMLiterature
106.5 MHz FMTravelling and Entertainment News

Xi'an

Xi'an's radio stations are controlled by Jin Hao. Programs include news, music, and fashion on at least seven radio stations.

Hong Kong

Channel Modulation Frequency LanguageFeatures
RTHK Radio 1FM92.6 MHz
92.9 MHz
93.2 MHz
93.4 MHz
93.5 MHz
93.6 MHz
94.4 MHz
Cantonese news, information, phone-in programmes, and general programming
RTHK Radio 2FM94.8 MHz
95.3 MHz
95.6 MHz
96.0 MHz
96.3 MHz
96.4 MHz
96.9 MHz
Cantoneseprogrammes aimed at youth, entertainment and popular music, promotion of community projects, HKEAA's HKALE Chinese language and culture and use of English and HKCEE English listening examinations broadcast through this channel during the examination period of April and May
RTHK Radio 4FM97.6 MHz
97.8 MHz
98.1 MHz
98.2 MHz
98.4 MHz
98.7 MHz
98.9 MHz
English (mainly), Cantonese (some) classical music and fine arts
RTHK Radio 5AM783 kHzCantonese (mainly), Mandarin (some)programming aimed at the elderly, also culture and education
RTHK PutonghuaAM621 kHz Standard Mandarin (mainly, some Cantonese)general programming, news and finance

Macau

Taiwan

Southeast Asia

Brunei

Indonesia

Jakarta

  • Chakrawala MS (Mandarin Station) FM
  • Sunday Mandarin PAS FM

Bandung

  • Suara Indah 美声 92.1FM

Medan

  • A-Radio Medan, 103.8 MHz FM
  • Mix FM, 90.8 MHz FM
  • City Radio 城市之音, 95.9 MHz FM

Surabaya

  • Global Mandarin@Global FM
  • Strato Hua Yu Guangbo Dian Tai

Semarang

  • PAS FM (Sunday Mandarin) 106.00

Palembang

  • El John Radio, 95.9 MHz FM
  • Sonora, 92.6 MHz FM

Pangkal Pinang

  • Palupi 华语广播电台 FM, 103.5;MHz FM
  • El John Radio, 88.5 MHz FM

Pontianak

  • Primadona FM, 99.1 MHz FM

Malaysia

Singapore

Singapore Chinese Radio Stations
FrequencyDescription
88.3 MHz FMAdult Contemporary, Chinese pop
93.3 MHz FMContemporary hit radio, CHR/Pop, Top 40
95.8 MHz FMTalk radio, News, Classic hits, Oldies
96.3 MHz FMClassic hits from 80s to 90s
97.2 MHz FMAdult Contemporary, Chinese pop
100.3 MHz FMAdult Contemporary, Chinese pop, News

Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

Europe

France

Germany

Romania

Russia

United Kingdom

Vatican

Americas

Canada

There are a number of stations well known within the Chinese community in Canada that contain a certain number of programs in Chinese. However, due to the ethnic broadcasting policy made by the CRTC, there are currently no AM/FM radio stations in Canada that are fully operated in Chinese. Also, campus radios in Canada allows broadcasting their program in any language, including Chinese, but not a lot of them are known to the public.


United States

Africa

Kenya

South Africa

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