News in Western Languages

China Historical Newspapers online Twenty-two of the most influential English-language newspapers published in China between 1832 and 1953 are searchable in this database. Cross-searching among newspapers includes access to news reports, cartoons, editorials, and advertising.

The China Project

China Newswire

The Japan Times

The Korea Times

Illustrated London News Historical Archive 

Nexi Uni: provides access to thousands of news, business, legal, and medical publications and information sources, including: newspapers, newsletters, magazines, trade journals, wire services, and broadcast transcripts. Offers international resources in French, Italian, and German. Most content is updated daily or more frequently.

New York Times

NHK World

Chinese Newspapers

Japanese Newspapers

Kikuzo II Visual for Libraries 聞蔵IIビジュアル for Libraries 朝日新聞 (1879-present)

Yomidas Rekishikan 読売新聞 (1874-present) ID including Daily Yomiuri (1989-present).

Nikkei Telecom 21 日経テレコン21

Keijo nippo 京城日報 / Kyŏngsŏng ilbo 경성일보 (1915-1935) Online access to full image reproductions in pdf format of an official Japanese-language newspaper from colonial-period Korea. 

Taiwan jihō 臺灣時報 Coverage: 1898-1945

Taiwan nichinichi shinpō 臺灣日日新報   Coverage: 1898-1944

Korean Newspapers

National Institute of Korean History -- Newspapers : NIHK provides image reproductions of a number of historical Korean newspapers. These may be browsed by date. Please note that Innovative iBrowser must be installed to view the newspapers; a link to the download is also available on the help page. For more information on materials available from NIHK, please see the entry on Korean History Database 국사데이터베이스 under full-text databases.

Korea Integrated News Database System (KINDS): The most comprehensive full-text archive (1990-current) for Korean news, operated by the Korea Press Foundation. Contents include major, local, internet, and industry newspapers, magazines, and TV reports since 1990. These are fully searchable and available in full-text online. Four major daily newspapers—Kyŏnghyang 京鄉, Tonga 東亞, Sŏul 서울, and Han’guk 한국(1960 to 1989) are provided in pdf format, as are two newspapers dating from the period of Japanese rule—Tongnip sinmun 獨立新聞 독립신문 and Taehan maeil sinbo 大韓每日新報 대한매일신보.

Naver Digital News ArchivePDF files of three Korean newspapers including Kyŏnghyang sinmun, Tonga ilbo, and Maeil kyŏngje sinmun. (From 1976 through 1985).