ChinaNet Signs New Customer Wahaha

ChinaNet Signs New Customer Wahaha

BEIJING, July 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.
("ChinaNet" or the "Company"), (Nasdaq:CNET), a leading B2B (business to
business) Internet technology company providing online-to-offline ("O2O")
sales channel expansion services for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
and entrepreneurial management and networking services for entrepreneurs in
the People's Republic of China, today announced that Wahaha Commercial Co.,
Ltd.("Wahaha"), a subsidiary of Hangzhou Wahaha Group, has chosen ChinaNet, to
host a franchise related conference to be held from July 25th to July 28th,

Wahaha is a real estate development company with plans to expand throughout
key areas in China via shopping malls, supermarkets and hypermarket chains,
brand discount stores, kids and convenience stores.

Wahaha plans to open its first shopping center, WAMW PLAZA, this October in
Hangzhou. ChinaNet has been asked to assemble a grand scale national franchise
conference which will include shopping mall executives and other key
constituents. Wahaha has introduced more than 100 foreign brands through its
Hangzhou WAMW PLAZA, including men and women clothing, jewelry, home
furnishings and imported foods.

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About ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc.

The Company, a parent company of ChinaNet Online Media Group Ltd.,
incorporated in the BVI ("ChinaNet"), is a leading B2B (business to business)
Internet technology company focusing on providing O2O (online to offline)
sales channel expansion service for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
and entrepreneurial management and networking service for entrepreneurs in
China. The Company, through certain contractual arrangements with operating
companies in the PRC, provides Internet advertising and other services for
Chinese SMEs via its portal websites,, and, TV
commercials and program production via China-Net TV, and in-house LCD
advertising on banking kiosks targeting Chinese banking patrons. Website:

Safe Harbor

This release contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to the
business of ChinaNet Online Holdings, Inc., which can be identified by the use
of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates,"
"estimates" or similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve
known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including business uncertainties
relating to government regulation of our industry, market demand, reliance on
key personnel, future capital requirements, competition in general and other
factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from those
described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Certain of
these risks and uncertainties are or will be described in greater detail in
our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking
statements are based on ChinaNet's current expectations and beliefs concerning
future developments and their potential effects on the company. There can be
no assurance that future developments affecting ChinaNet will be those
anticipated by ChinaNet. These forward-looking statements involve a number of
risks, uncertainties (some of which are beyond the control of the Company) or
other assumptions that may cause actual results or performance to be
materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements. ChinaNet undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable securities

CONTACT: MZ North America
         Ted Haberfield, President
         Direct: +1-760-755-2716
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