Central Daily News was first published in Shanghai in February 1928. Its headquarters moved several times before finally settling down in Taiwan in 1949. Central Daily News has been the official news media for the KMT government for years, and is the oldest Chinese newspapers in the world. While published in Mainland China, Central Daily News provided informative reports on politics, economy, military, culture, foreign relations and the society. Those records can serve as an important reference for China studies. Its reports also captured the changes of society, tracked the interactions between China and foreign countries and the development leading up to World War II and the China Civil War. The database is a very valuable resource for academic organization to invest.