About the Hunan Official Web Portal
The Hunan Official Web Portal is authorized by the Hunan Provincial People's Government and undertaken by Hunan University, with the support from the Research Center for Internet Information Services (ReCIIS), Hunan University.
About the Portal
As the first English mainstream media in Hunan Province, the Hunan Official Web Portal is an international window focusing on government information, services, business, tourism and Hunan profile; a comprehensive platform to promote the exchange and communication with international users and to serve them better.
The English version was officially launched in Oct. 2008. Other three versions such as French, Japanese, and Korean were launched on March 19, 22 and 25, 2010 respectively. The mobile version was launched on Oct. 2013.
We continuously strive for excellence and better service with passion.
Thanks to the concerted efforts from a united team with pioneering spirit, the web portal has progressed rapidly: the website users are now spread across over 180 countries; its Alex traffic ranks top among the English government websites in China; much wider cooperation with Hunan's government departments, media and government websites have been established. The past five years witnessed the web portal’s fast development and growth. It now ranks second among the governments’ English websites at provincial level in China.
It is our goal to provide timely services for the businessmen who work or intend to invest in Hunan, for overseas teachers and students working or studying in Hunan, for tourists in Hunan or those intending to take a trip to Hunan. Through the Portal, you will better understand Hunan, enjoy its beautiful landscape, profound Huxiang culture and the people’s striving spirit of daring to be pioneers. We would love to show you the real image of a rising province with great strength in central China, provide timely explanation to all your concerns and queries, and offer you considerate services.
Standing at the forefront of introducing Hunan to the outside world, we always pursue to better serve users with the spirit of excellence, service and passion. We welcome you to browse the Portal and sincerely invite you to be one of us contributing to connecting Hunan and the world.
About the Operator
The Research Center for Internet Information (ReCIIS) at Hunan University was established in 2008. As a scientific research division of Hunan University, the center is responsible for the Hunan Official Web Portal’s construction and network maintenance. It also shoulders the tasks of managing network information resources while developing advanced Internet and applied technologies, so as to provide all-round information assurance and sophisticated technical support.
The center strives to offer quality services for users both at home and abroad. Its goal is to bring together domestic and international resources to boost innovation in academic research. In conjunction with the academic resources of Hunan University, the center also actively undertakes industrial development, research programs and social projects. It promotes the transformation of scientific and technological achievements in network resources development, regional informatization and resource integration. The center is now a well-known and leading research base for network information services. The center is divided into three research units: information editing and translation, graphic and interaction design, and Internet technology development. Over 30 full-time and part-time employees are working for the center.