Tag Archives: Asia-Pacific

China: Daily Scan, February 25, 2022

State councilor stresses modern market regulation for high-quality development: Xinhuanet
February 25, 2022

State Councilor Wang Yong has underscored improving the effectiveness of market regulation to further boost market vitality and shore up China’s high-quality development. Wang made the remarks in south China’s Hainan Province, where he conducted inspections on the development and supervision of market entities. Click here to read…

China urges U.S. not to harass Chinese students: Xinhuanet
February 25, 2022

China urges the United States to immediately correct its mistakes and stop harassing Chinese students studying in the country, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said here Thursday. Click here to read…

China urges U.S. to immediately cease malicious cyber activities: Xinhuanet
February 25, 2022

China on Thursday urged the United States to offer an explanation for and put an immediate end to its malicious cyber activities, vowing to take necessary measures to safeguard its cybersecurity and its own interests. Click here to read…

China urges all parties involved in Ukraine issue to exercise restraint: Xinhuanet
February 24, 2022

A Chinese envoy on Wednesday called on all parties involved in Ukraine issue to exercise restraint. “In the current context, all parties concerned should exercise restraint, and avoid taking any action that may aggravate tensions,” Zhang Jun, China’s permanent representative to the United Nations, told the plenary meeting of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly on Ukraine. Click here to read…

China to increase affordable rental housing supply, says ministry: Xinhuanet

February 24, 2022

China will work to expand the supply of affordable rental housing as part of efforts to resolve housing difficulties, said the country’s housing authorities at a Thursday press conference. Click here to read…

China to host int’l military medicine forum in March: Xinhuanet
February 24, 2022

The Chinese military will host the Seventh Great Wall International Military Medicine Forum in Beijing from March 24 to 27, a military spokesperson announced on Thursday. Military medical experts from more than 10 countries, including Russia, Serbia and Pakistan, as well as from the International Committee of the Red Cross, have been invited to attend the forum, to be held both online and offline, said Tan Kefei, spokesperson for China’s Ministry of National Defense. Click here to read…

25 financial institutions receive disciplinary inspection feedback: Xinhuanet
February 25, 2022

A total of 25 financial institutions have received feedback as the result of the eighth-round disciplinary inspection launched by the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Click here to read…

Asia Pacific not arena for zero-sum game, says Defense Spokesperson: China Military
February 24, 2022

“What the US report says about China’s Taiwan region is a gross interference in China’s internal affairs and violation of the one-China principle and the basic norms governing international relations. We are firmly opposed to that,” said a Chinese defense spokesperson on Thursday. Click here to read…

Digital yuan injects fresh dynamism into Chinese economy: People’s Daily
February 25, 2022

China has rolled out a broad range of payment products to help both Chinese citizens and foreigners experience the convenience of mobile payment with China’s digital fiat currency, or the e-CNY, for small-value payments during the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Click here to read…

China to help enterprises better hedge exchange rate risks amid rising yuan: People’s Daily
February 25, 2022

The Chinese government will work to help enterprises better hedge exchange rate risks as the yuan rises, Gao Feng, spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce, said on Thursday. Gao made the remarks after the Chinese currency, the renminbi, or the yuan, had appreciated sharply in recent days. Click here to read…

1,273 fugitives returned to China last year to face justice: Global Times

February 25, 2022

The “Skynet operation 2021” brought back 1,273 fugitives, including 22 with Interpol Red Notice and 318 suspects under investigation, with 16.74 billion yuan ($2.64 billion) in illicit assets recovered, China’s anti-graft agencies announced on Thursday. Click here to read…

China urges US to end poisonous legacy left by Trump after ‘China Initiative’ is dropped: Global Times
February 24, 2022

The US Department of Justice announced on Wednesday it has ended the “China Initiative,” a program launched during the Trump administration to target so-called “Chinese espionage and intellectual property theft,” which the Chinese Foreign Ministry said should have been abolished along with the former administration’s policies toward China a long time ago. Click here to read…

Senior CPC official meets Panchen Lama: Global Times
February 24, 2022

Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official You Quan met with the 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu in Beijing Wednesday. You, a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and head of the United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee, extended Tibetan new year greetings to the Panchen Lama and all Tibetan Buddhism believers. Click here to read…

UAE to buy Chinese L-15 supersonic jets despite US pressure: Global Times
February 24, 2022

The Defense Ministry of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Wednesday that it is planning to purchase a dozen Chinese L-15 advanced trainer and light combat jets with more being considered in the future. Click here to read…