Tag Archives: Beijing

China: Daily Scan, November 21, 2022

Xi’s speech at 29th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting: Xinhuanet
November 18, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech titled “Shouldering Responsibility and Working Together in Solidarity to Build an Asia-Pacific Community with a Shared Future” here Friday at the 29th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting.

The following is the speech: Click here to read…

China releases rules for management of foreign institutional investor funds in bond market: Xinhuanet
November 18, 2022

China’s financial authorities have released regulations to optimize fund management requirements for foreign institutional investors in the country’s bond market. The regulations, effective from Jan. 1, 2023, were jointly released by the People’s Bank of China and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange to facilitate the opening-up of the domestic bond market. Click here to read…

China steps up rural employment support policy: Xinhuanet
November 18, 2022

China on Friday released a guideline to bolster employment and entrepreneurship prospects of rural migrant workers, as well as rural residents that have newly shaken off poverty. Click here to read…

Former senior provincial legislator of Hebei prosecuted: Xinhuanet
November 18, 2022

Xie Jilai, former vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Hebei Provincial People’s Congress, has been indicted on bribe-taking charges. Click here to read…

Full text of Xi’s written speech at APEC CEO Summit: Qiushi
November 18, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a written speech titled “Staying Committed to and Jointly Promoting Development to Bring Asia-Pacific Cooperation to New Heights” here Thursday at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit. Click here to read…

13 Chinese provinces see negative growth in population: Global Times
November 18, 2022

Some 13 Chinese provinces had negative rates of natural increase (RNI) in population in 2021, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics. With a net population increase of only 480,000 people in 2021, the lowest since 1962, China is very close to the warning line of negative population growth. Click here to read…

Full text: Joint Statement between the People’s Republic of China and the Kingdom of Thailand: Xinhuanet
November 19, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday held talks with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha here, with both sides reaching a consensus on building a China-Thailand community with a shared future. Click here to read…

Xi calls for free, open trade at APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting: Xinhuanet
November 19, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Saturday that free and open trade and investment is among the purposes and principles of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and an important pillar in the realization of the Putrajaya Vision 2040. Click here to read…

Xi announces 3rd Belt & Road forum to be held in 2023, calls on Asia-Pacific to up: Global Times
November 19, 2022

Addressing the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday, Chinese President Xi Jinping commended economic cooperation in the Asia-Pacific over the past several decades that has led to an “Asia-Pacific miracle,” and called for the joint building of an Asia-Pacific community with a shared future and taking Asia-Pacific cooperation to a new height. Click here to read…

Frontier Chinese aviation, aerospace technologies displayed at Airshow China 2022: People’s Daily
November 19, 2022

The 14th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2022, was held at the Zhuhai International Airshow Center, Zhuhai, south China’s Guangdong province, between Nov. 8 and 13. Click here to read…

Germany plans to tighten rules for firms highly dependent on China: Reuters
November 19, 2022

Germany’s foreign ministry plans to tighten the rules for companies deeply exposed to China, making them disclose more information and possibly conduct stress tests for geopolitical risks, a confidential draft document seen by Reuters said. Click here to read…

China pushes back on FBI claims of Chinese ‘police stations’ in U.S.: Reuters
November 19, 2022

China on Friday pushed back on claims it was operating ‘police stations’ on U.S. soil, calling the sites volunteer-run, after the FBI director said he was “very concerned” about unauthorized stations that have been linked to Beijing’s influence operations. Click here to read…

Beijing reports continued rise in cases: China Daily
November 20, 2022

Both the number of new locally transmitted COVID-19 infections and cases detected at the community level in Beijing have shown a significant increase in recent days, with further expansion of affected areas, a senior official said on Sunday. Click here to read…

Chinese PV giant breaks world record for silicon solar cell efficiency: Global Times
November 20, 2022

China has achieved a new world efficiency record at 26.81 percent for silicon solar cells, according to the certification report of Institut für Solarenergieforschung in Hameln, Chinese solar giant LONGi Green Energy Technology Co said on Saturday. Click here to read…

China’s public security department officially reports first domestic NFT scam case: Global Times
November 20, 2022

The police department in Shangqiu, Central China’s Henan Province recently cracked down on a non-fungible token (NFT) collection scam case involving more than 2.65 million yuan , the Chengdu Economic Daily reported on SundayClick here to read…

E. Asia chipmakers see high-tech decoupling with China inevitable: Kyodo
November 20, 2022

Major players in the semiconductor supply chain in East Asia appear to be seeing it as inevitable for them to decouple with China in advanced industries involving sensitive technology, given concerns about the rapid pace of Beijing’s military modernization. Click here to read…

Xi seeks diplomacy with Asian leaders: Taipei Times
November 20, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has used his first face-to-face meetings with the US’ Asia-Pacific allies since 2020 to try to forge diplomatic inroads as Washington pushes back against Beijing’s influence in the region. Click here to read…

Projects worth billions USD inked at China-South Asia Exposition: Xinhuanet
November 21, 2022

A total of 169 projects with an investment of over 400 billion yuan (about 56.3 billion U.S. dollars) were signed on Sunday during the sixth China-South Asia Exposition and the 26th China Kunming Import and Export Fair. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 2,277 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
November 21, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 2,277 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Monday. Altogether 24,547 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

China ‘open’ to potential military talks with US in Cambodia: China Daily
November 21, 2022

There could be an opportunity for China and the United States to conduct high-level military talks during the upcoming ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting-Plus, with China signaling an open and positive attitude toward the subject, experts said. Click here to read…

Hong Kong leader tests positive for COVID after APEC summit: Reuters
November 21, 2022

Hong Kong’s chief executive, John Lee, has tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from an Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit in Bangkok, where he met Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders. Click here to read…

CCP ramping up Taiwan focus, says report: Taipei Times
November 21, 2022

The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) appointment of two generals from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) Eastern Theater Command to its Central Military Commission signals that Beijing is heightening its military preparedness regarding Taiwan, a report said. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, November 15, 2022

4 weaknesses in China’s economy, from local government finances to poor regulation: South China Morning Post
November 14, 2022

Deteriorating local government finances, weak banks and inadequate regulation are among the main risks facing China’s economy, according to senior officials and regulators who have recently published candid assessments following the agenda-setting 20th party congress. Vice-Premier Liu He, central bank governor Yi Gang, Minister of Finance Liu Kun and banking and insurance regulator chairman Guo Shuqing have all reflected on the dangers facing the state-dominated financial system, though they have not outlined specific improvements. Click here to read…

Xi told Biden Taiwan is first red line that must not be crossed, urging US to respect China’s path, system: Global Times
November 14, 2022

At the very core of China’s core interests, the Taiwan question is the first red line that must not be crossed, Chinese President Xi Jinping told US President Joe Biden during the meeting on Monday in Bali, Indonesia, urging the US to respect the differences between the two countries’ paths. Click here to read…

Quantum computing patent filings surge in China: China Daily
November 15, 2022

Applications by Chinese companies for patents related to quantum computing have surged in the past two years alongside an industry boom and increasing awareness of the field, though experts said the country still has a long way to go to catch up with foreign competitors. Click here to read…

State weapons contractors capitalize on growing global market for munitions: China Daily
November 15, 2022

A number of State-owned defense contractors have developed and promoted their own loitering munitions — also known as suicide drones — expecting to seize the rapidly expanding demand for such hardware in the market. Click here to read…

Beijing braces after rise in COVID cases: China Daily
November 15, 2022

The number of COVID-19 infections in Beijing has continued to trend upward in recent days, involving most districts, a senior official said on Monday. Xu Hejian, spokesman for the municipal government, said at a news conference on Monday that people should be aware of the capital’s severe and complicated epidemic situation and that the government will strengthen accurate and scientific prevention work. Click here to read…

Chinese cities harness nuclear power for winter heating: Global Times
November 15, 2022

A growing list of Chinese cities are utilizing nuclear energy as a source of winter heating, with 9.24 million square meters covered so far. In Haiyang, East China’s Shandong Province, the nuclear power plant has entered test operation to provide heating services to 200,000 residents living in a city area of 5 million square meters, domestic news portal China Media Group (CMG) reported on Monday. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 1,621 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: People’s Daily
November 15, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 1,621 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Altogether 16,151 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

Xi, Biden hold candid, in-depth exchange of views on bilateral ties, major global issues: Qiushi
November 15, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, had a candid and in-depth exchange of views here on Monday on issues of strategic importance in China-U.S. relations and on major global and regional issues. The current state of China-U.S. relations is not in the fundamental interests of the two countries and peoples, and is not what the international community expects, Xi said. Click here to read…

Biden, Xi trade barbs over Taiwan, seek “principles” on competition: Kyodo
November 15, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping traded barbs Monday over Taiwan, with Xi stressing that the question of the self-ruled island is “the first red line that must not be crossed,” but agreed to develop “principles” to manage their intensifying competition. In their first in-person summit, which took place in Indonesia’s Bali, Biden expressed objections to China’s “coercive and increasingly aggressive actions” toward Taiwan, saying they undermine peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait and jeopardize global prosperity, according to the White House. Click here to read…

Xi raises anti-secession law in talks on Taiwan with Biden, says China foreign minister: Reuters
November 15, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping raised the country’s anti-secession law in talks on Taiwan with U.S. President Joe Biden at the G20 Summit on Monday, the Chinese foreign minister said in a statement. Xi told Biden that China will uphold the “One country, Two systems” proposal for Taiwan and will make all efforts for peaceful “reunification” with Taiwan, the statement said. Click here to read…

China’s property investment falls at a faster clip in Jan-Oct: Reuters
November 15, 2022

China’s property investment fell at a faster pace during January-October, declining 8.8% from a year earlier after slumping 8.0% in the first nine months of the year. Property sales by floor area dropped 22.3% during January-October from the same period a year earlier, compared with the 22.2% plunge in the first nine months of the year, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Click here to read…

China picks public health expert as Beijing leader: Taipei Times
November 15, 2022

China has named former SARS firefighter Yin Li the new Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader of Beijing, as President Xi Jinping begins recalibrating the “zero COVID” policy that has slowed the world’s second largest economy. Yin, 60, replaces Cai Qi as party secretary of the capital city of about 21 million people, Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday. Click here to read…

Xi says China supports African Union to join G20: Xinhuanet
November 15, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Tuesday that China supports the African Union to join the Group of 20 when addressing the G20 summit. Click here to read…

Highlights of Xi-Biden meeting ahead of G20 summit in Indonesia: Xinhuanet
November 15, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, had a candid and in-depth exchange of views here on Monday on issues of strategic importance in China-U.S. relations and on major global and regional issues. Click here to read…

Courts make joint agreement on IPR protection: China Daily
November 15, 2022

Legal protection on intellectual property will be further strengthened in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region thanks to an agreement made by courts in the three areas. The agreement was jointly signed by the Beijing Intellectual Property Court, the Tianjin No 3 Intermediate Court and Hebei’s Xiong’an New Area Intermediate Court on Friday. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, November 14, 2022

Xi Jinping presides over meeting of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee on COVID-19 prevention and control: Xinhuanet
November 11, 2022

The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee held a meeting on November 10 to hear a report on COVID-19 prevention and control and laid out 20 measures to further improve work in this regard. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, presided over the meeting and delivered an important speech. Click here to read…

Chinese president appoints new ambassadors: Xinhuanet
November 11, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed four new ambassadors in accordance with a decision by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, according to a statement from China’s top legislature on Friday. Ma Qiang has been appointed ambassador to South Sudan, replacing Hua Ning. Wang Xining has been appointed ambassador to Chad, replacing Li Jinjin. Click here to read…

Xi to attend G20 Summit, APEC Economic Leaders’ meeting and visit Thailand: Xinhuanet
November 11, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the 17th Group of 20 (G20) Summit in Bali, Indonesia, from November 14 to 17, at the invitation of President Joko Widodo of the Republic of Indonesia, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the announcement here on Friday. He will attend the 29th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, as well as visit Thailand from November 17 to 19, at the invitation of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha of the Kingdom of Thailand, Hua said. Click here to read…

China unveils ‘drone killer’ laser weapon at Airshow China, can shoot down target at low cost: Global Times
November 11, 2022

A laser weapon used against drones attracted wide attention at this year’s Airshow China. Dubbed the killer of UAVs, the weapon can launch effective strikes on low, slow and small (LSS) targets, which refer to those that fly below an altitude of one kilometer, at speeds of around 200 kilometers per hour and have a radar cross-section smaller than one square meter. Click here to read…

Chinese premier meets Japanese, S. Korean, Philippine leaders: Xinhuanet
November 12, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday held talks here with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol, and Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos during the leaders’ meetings on East Asia cooperation. Click here to read…

Full text: China-ASEAN Joint Statement on Strengthening Common and Sustainable Development: Xinhuanet
November 12, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday attended the 25th China-ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh, during which a joint statement on China-ASEAN cooperation has been released. Click here to read…

China debuts container-type missile launch system; weapon can ‘effectively improve defense capabilities of coastal countries’: Global Times
November 12, 2022

China’s leading missile developer exhibited a container-type sea defense combat system at the ongoing Airshow China in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province, which could effectively improve the defense capabilities of coastal countries for its outstanding mobility and capability to disguise itself. Click here to read…

BMW to invest 10 bln yuan in battery production project in China: Xinhuanet
November 14, 2022

BMW Group’s joint venture in China, BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd. (BBA), will invest 10 billion yuan (about 1.4 billion U.S. dollars) into a new battery production project in northeast China’s Liaoning Province. Click here to read…

China’s WJ-700 UAS debuts at Airshow with more powerful technologies: Global Times
November 13, 2022

As China’s first high altitude, high speed and long endurance armed reconnaissance UAV system that had made maiden flight, WJ-700 UAV is exhibited at this year’s Airshow China, attracting wide attention with newly equipped high technologies including the country’s first domestic one-ton thrust turbofan engine featuring high performance and high reliability and the use of a large number of carbon fiber composite materials. Click here to read…

Multiple provinces across China further detail implementation of optimized anti-COVID measures: Global Times
November 13, 2022

Multiple provincial-level regions across China have further deployed, researched, optimized and detailed the implementation of anti-epidemic measures following the roll-out of 20 measures to optimize COVID-19 response on Friday, the country’s latest move in scientific and precise epidemic control and prevention work to fight the COVID-19 epidemic amid a global resurgence. Click here to read…

300 China-made EV unveiled at G20 Summit in Indonesia as official vehicles: Global Times
November 13, 2022

300 China-made new-energy vehicles from Chinese car maker SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile were unveiled at the G20 Summit in Indonesia as official vehicles, demonstrating the strength of intelligent manufacturing in China. Air ev, a new energy model under SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile was appointed as the official vehicle of the G20 Summit to provide high-quality travel service for the G20 summit delegation and organizing committee, the company said in a statement told the Global Times on Sunday. Click here to read…

Airshow China displays advanced technology, shared market: People’s Daily
November 14, 2022

China’s first homemade large jetliner, the C919, soared into the sky, its two roaring engines sending out a wave of sound. This impressive outing was the aircraft’s public appearance at Airshow China 2022. The six-day event, also known as the 14th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, concluded Sunday in Zhuhai, a port city in south China’s Guangdong Province. Click here to read…

China plan to restore sector liquidity boosts property stocks, bonds: Reuters
November 14, 2022

Chinese property stocks and bonds soared on Monday as the market cheered an extensive package outlined by Chinese regulators to shore up financing in the embattled real estate sector, with the sub-index surging close to a two-month high in morning trading. The package, which sources say lays out multiple liquidity-boosting measures, was hailed by analysts as a “turning point” with one even describing it as the equivalent of “soaking rain after a long drought”.Click here to read…

China regulators order more financing support for property firms: Reuters
November 14, 2022

Chinese regulators have told financial institutions to extend more support to property developers to shore up the country’s struggling real estate sector, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Sunday. A notice to the institutions from the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) outlined 16 steps to support the industry, including loan repayment extensions, in a major push to ease the deep liquidity crunch which has plagued the property sector since mid-2020. Click here to read…

BMW to invest 10 bln yuan in battery production project in China: Xinhuanet
November 14, 2022

BMW Group’s joint venture in China, BMW Brilliance Automotive Ltd. (BBA), will invest 10 billion yuan (about 1.4 billion U.S. dollars) into a new battery production project in northeast China’s Liaoning Province. Click here to read…

Xi encourages young aviation workers to promote self-reliance, high-quality development of industry: China Military
November 14, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday wrote back to young workers and engineers of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), encouraging them to promote self-reliance and strength in aviation science and technology and high-quality development of the industry. Click here to read…

More Party regulations to tighten up discipline: China Daily
November 14, 2022

The Communist Party of China believes that its commitment to continuously improve conduct and enforce discipline is a major reason it has won the full support of the people. In a report to the 20th National Congress of the CPC, the Party said that it will take steps to improve conduct and enforce discipline, reflecting its firm determination to ensure full, rigorous Party governance. Click here to read…

New CPC chiefs named for Beijing and Fujian: China Daily
November 14, 2022

Yin Li, former Party chief of Fujian province, has been appointed by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China as Party chief of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee, replacing Cai Qi, according to a report from Xinhua News Agency. The 60-year-old is also a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee. Click here to read…

Chongqing at ‘critical point’ in virus control: China Daily
November 14, 2022

Chongqing, a megacity of 32 million people in Southwest China, is facing a “severe and complicated “epidemic situation and is at a critical point with its number of infections rising rapidly in recent days, senior officials said at a news conference on Saturday evening. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, November 11, 2022

Standing Committee of Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee discusses optimizing COVID-19 response: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2022

The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee met on Thursday to hear a report on COVID-19 response, discuss and arrange 20 measures to further optimize epidemic prevention and control work. Click here to read…

Xi steers import expo into global platform for sharing Chinese opportunities: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2022

Entering its fifth edition this year, the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai has become a vital platform for promoting trade, investment and global cooperation, and a “golden gate” to the vast Chinese market. Click here to read…

China to grant zero-tariff treatment to 10 least-developed countries: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2022

China will grant zero-tariff treatment to 98 percent of taxable items from 10 least-developed countries in a bid to promote an open global economy. Starting from Dec. 1, China will waive all tariffs on 98 percent of the related imports from Afghanistan, Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Lesotho, Malawi, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, according to the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council. Click here to read…

China front-loads 2023 central budget funds: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2022

China has allocated multiple funds from its 2023 central budget in advance to support local government work, the Ministry of Finance said Thursday. Specifically, a total of 211.5 billion yuan (about 29.2 billion U.S. dollars) of transfer payments have been prearranged to ensure food security and stabilize agricultural production, according to the ministry. Click here to read…

Chinese firm plans to develop commercial remote sensing satellite system: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2022

The China Siwei Surveying and Mapping Technology will build its new-generation commercial remote sensing satellite system by 2025, the Science and Technology Daily reported Thursday. Click here to read…

PLA Navy brings ship-based aircraft to Airshow China: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2022

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has exhibited an array of its maritime combat equipment, including ship-based aircraft, at the ongoing Airshow China 2022. At the airshow, audiences have the chance to observe more than 10 types of navy equipment, including J-15 carrier-based fighter jet, Z-9S ship-based helicopter, and KJ-500H reconnaissance and early warning aircraft. Click here to read…

Pilot projects lead to spate of business reforms: Qiushi
November 10, 2022

A raft of reforms to improve the business climate, including steps to eliminate regional protectionism and streamline business registration, will be rolled out nationwide after being piloted in six cities last year, according to a notice released by the central government. Click here to read…

Beijing, Tianjin provide aerosolized vaccine as booster shots, latest move to combat Omicron flare-ups in China: Global Times
November 10, 2022

China’s capital city Beijing and North China’s Tianjin Municipality have started to provide aerosolized adenovirus vector vaccine as booster shots starting from Thursday following a couple of cities including Shanghai, as COVID-19 flare-ups caused by highly transmissible Omicron variants have been reported across the country, with number of new infections in Beijing particularly rising lately. Click here to read…

China to promote multilateralism, globalization as ‘Asian moment’ arrives: Global Times
November 10, 2022

For the next few days, the world’s attention will shift toward Southeast Asia, where countries are scheduled to host three major international and regional summits. They are trying to seek solutions and consensus amid growing geopolitical turbulence and the long-lasting impact of COVID-19. As the “Asian moment” starts, with the ASEAN summit, G20 and APEC meetings kicking off one after another, China is expected to continue advocating for multilateralism, free trade and a higher level of globalization in the face of mounting challenges, further deepen cooperation with developing countries and play the role of stabilizer in regional and global affairs, experts said. Click here to read…

China exhibits fighter jet engine with 2D thrust vectoring control nozzle: Global Times
November 10, 2022

China for the first time exhibited a turbofan engine with a 2D thrust vectoring control nozzle at the ongoing Airshow China 2022 held in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province, with experts saying on Thursday that such an engine could provide aircraft, particularly fighter jets, with enhanced maneuverability and stealth capability, and it reflects the rapid development of China’s aero engine sector overall. Click here to read…

Global chip giants step up presence in Chinese market, defying US coercion: Global Times
November 10, 2022

Global companies in the integrated circuit (IC) sector continued to rush to display their latest technologies at the 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, where a designated display zone was set up for ICs for the second consecutive year, underscoring growing foreign firms’ confidence in China’s IC market despite the US’ strengthened blockade and calls for decoupling. Click here to read…

Alibaba’s Singles Day shopping event set to end with subdued sales and no fanfare: Reuters
November 10, 2022

As Alibaba Group (9988.HK) wraps up the world’s biggest online shopping festival on Friday, the operative word seems to be flat – potentially flat sales and flat in tone with the Chinese e-commerce giant not even holding its usual gala show. The Singles Day shopping festival, which despite its name has evolved into a multi-week event, is a key barometer of Chinese retail demand. Consumer sentiment is, however, at a low ebb – hit hard by China’s stringent COVID curbs and a sharply slowing economy. Click here to read…

China’s modernization expected to bring wide-ranging global benefits: Qiushi
November 11, 2022

Wide-ranging benefits are awaiting both China and the world as the country is marching on the Chinese path to modernization — a holistic vision set out at the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, officials and experts said. Click here to read…

China hosts 3rd Int’l Army Forum on Military Education: China Military
November 11, 2022

The Army Engineering University of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) hosted the third International Army Forum on Military Education via video link in Nanjing city, east China’s Jiangsu province, from Nov. 8 to 9. Click here to read…

Standing Committee of Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee discusses optimizing COVID-19 response: China Military
November 11, 2022

The Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee met on Thursday to hear a report on COVID-19 response, discuss and arrange 20 measures to further optimize epidemic prevention and control work. Click here to read…

Pilot project to protect folk cultures: China Daily
November 11, 2022

A total of 12 areas across China have been required to innovate, protect and develop the copyright of Chinese folk cultures as a national pilot program. The pilot consists of four provincial-level areas — Jiangsu, Sichuan and Guizhou provinces and the Inner Mongolia autonomous region — as well as eight cities, including Weifang in Shandong province, Huangshan in Anhui province and Jincheng in Shanxi province. Click here to read…

Radar used for detecting satellites put on market: China Daily
November 11, 2022

In modern military operations, reconnaissance and counter-reconnaissance have become major determinants of outcomes in combat. Great powers are unprecedentedly reliant on space-based assets, mostly low-orbiting satellites, to spy upon their rivals and adversaries, posing a challenge to those parties on how to detect spy satellites and take countermeasures. Click here to read…

Guangzhou announces new measures to control COVID-19: China Daily
November 11, 2022

Haizhu district, the epicenter of this round of COVID-19 outbreak in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, has further strengthened its prevention and control measures starting Friday. According to the new measures that will last until the end of Sunday, all the residents in the district are required to stay at home unless absolutely necessary to limit the flow of people. Click here to read…

PLA Navy’s 3rd Type 075 amphibious assault ship makes training debut: Global Times
November 11, 2022

The Anhui, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s third Type 075 amphibious assault ship, recently conducted realistic combat-oriented training, the PLA Navy announced on Thursday. This indicates that the vessel has entered active service, analysts said. With the hull number 33, the Anhui carried out the exercises in an undisclosed sea region, the PLA Navy announced on Thursday. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, November 10, 2022

Senior Chinese lawmakers meet to deliberate draft laws: Xinhuanet
November 9, 2022

The Council of Chairpersons of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee discussed draft revisions to an existing law and the draft of a new law at a Wednesday meeting. The meeting, which was presided over by Li Zhanshu, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, heard reports on changes made to a draft revision of the Wildlife Protection Law and a draft of the reservist law. Click here to read…

China aims to foster digital transformation of SMEs: Xinhuanet
November 9, 2022

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has recently released a guideline to facilitate the digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The guideline calls for the creation of digital applications for instant communication, long-distance collaboration and project management in order to better meet the needs of such companies during the transformation. Click here to read…

Airshow China displays manned rocket for moon landing: Xinhuanet
November 9, 2022

Space-savvy audiences at this year’s Airshow China can catch a glimpse of the model of the country’s next-generation manned rocket for a moon landing. With a takeoff weight of 2,100 tonnes, the new launch vehicle is 90 meters long. It has a lunar-transfer-orbit capacity of 27 tonnes and a near-Earth orbit capacity of 70 tonnes. Click here to read…

Xi inspects CMC joint operations command center, stressing troop training, combat preparedness: Qiushi
November 9, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday inspected the joint operations command center of the Central Military Commission (CMC), demonstrating the stance of the new CMC on implementing the guiding principles of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and enhancing troop training and combat preparedness. Click here to read…

Investigators probe mysterious death: China Daily
November 9, 2022

Investigators are looking into the unexpected death of a resident in Korla, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, who died at hospital on Nov 2 after medical treatment, according to a statement by the city’s anti-epidemic work group on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Campaign foils fraudsters targeting seniors: China Daily
November 9, 2022

Procuratorates nationwide approved the arrests of 7, 594 people and filed public lawsuits against 8,516 others accused of being involved in fraud targeting the elderly from April through September this year, according to the Supreme People’s Procuratorate. Click here to read…

Beijing, Guangzhou airports see large-scale flight cancellations amid surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide: Global Times
November 9, 2022

Airports across the country saw widespread flight cancellations on Wednesday, with some airports even reaching a flight cancellation rate of 98 percent, according to flight information provider Flight Master. The local health authorities also announced that eight districts in Guangzhou will temporarily suspend offline classes. The measures are seen as a response to the mounting pressure of COVID-19 cases nationwide. Click here to read…

China unveils largest solid-fueled commercial rocket at Airshow ahead of maiden flight: Global Times
November 9, 2022

China unveiled the Smart Dragon-3, the country’s largest solid-propellant launch vehicle to provide commercial services for global clients, at the ongoing 14th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China, in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province, ahead of the launcher’s maiden flight. Click here to read…

Chinese arms firm offers army brigade combat team solution: Global Times
November 9, 2022

China’s leading arms producer exhibited its new-generation army brigade combat team for the first time at this year’s Airshow China, which kicked off on Tuesday in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province, reflecting the latest achievements of the integrated development of mechanization, information technology and intelligence of the Chinese army, and the concepts of manned-unmanned coordination and air-ground coordination. Click here to read…

New rifle series named Type 20, to improve military’s combat capability: Global Times
November 9, 2022

The Chinese military’s next-generation service rifle, which used to be called the QBZ191 series, has been formally named the Type 20 series, and the spokesperson of the manufacturer said at the Airshow China 2022 that this shows that the new rifles are just like the 20 aircraft family, which include the J-20 stealth fighter jet, Y-20 transport aircraft and Z-20 helicopter. They will become the next-generation firearms to greatly improve the Chinese military forces’ combat capability. Click here to read…

Chile vows to enhance cooperation with China in lithium sector: Global Times
November 9, 2022

Chile’s consul general in Chengdu, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Gustavo Díaz Hidalgo on Wednesday vowed to further enhance cooperation with China in the lithium sector, in a bid to stabilize the global supply of the vital mineral for making batteries, Chinese media outlet thepaper.cn reported on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Chinese copper companies say more mining is needed to boost supply: Reuters
November 9, 2022

China’s top copper producers are urging the government to mine more of the metal, at home and abroad, as concerns grow about disruptions to global supplies, the state-backed China Nonferrous Metals News reported on Wednesday. Jiangxi Copper Co Ltd , Zijin Mining , Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Co Ltd (000630.SZ) and others urged relevant authorities in a meeting on Tuesday to launch a new round of ore prospecting as soon as possible and open a new batch of mines for development, the newspaper reported. Click here to read…

Suspected Chinese rocket debris found off Philippines: Kyodo
November 9, 2022

Debris likely from a Chinese rocket has been retrieved off the Philippines for a second time this year, its authorities said Wednesday, fueling criticism that China is not taking sufficient steps to reduce the risk of accidents. China said Friday the wreckage of its Long March 5B rocket re-entered the atmosphere and fell into the sea the same day, underscoring that most of it burned up on reentry. The rocket was launched last month to transport a module to the country’s space station. Click here to read…

China seeks upgrade of massive trade zone with Southeast Asian nations amid US hostility: South China Morning Post
November 10, 2022

China is expected to start talks with Southeast Asian nations about an upgrade to their giant free-trade zone in a potential boost to the stability of Beijing’s manufacturing supply chains amid mounting rivalry with the United States. Officials in Beijing have told state-run media they will approach leaders in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) bloc this week about accelerating negotiations for what they call the Asean-China Free Trade Area “Version 3.0”. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is in Phnom Penh this week to meet with the bloc’s 10 members during a series of summits. Click here to read…

China’s economic tsar sends rare public message, warnings to future policymakers : South China Morning Post
November 10, 2022

Fresh calls by China’s economic tsar – including for continued supply-side reform and closer economic connections with the rest of the world – are not only a testament to his own legacy, they may also serve to muffle expectations for a quick and impactful stimulus.
Vice-Premier Liu He’s comments came as the market has been anticipating expansionary measures in the first year of President Xi Jinping’s third term, with a shift away from the current preoccupation with debt curbing, financial de-risking, and the removal of obsolete industrial capacity. His assessment serves both as a reflection of his 10 years in the economic policymaking arena, and as a rare public message to future economic policymakers – potentially Li Qiang and He Lifeng. Click here to read…

Chinese premier holds talks with Cambodian PM on strengthening bilateral cooperation: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held a meeting with Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen here on Wednesday on deepening mutually beneficial cooperation. Li noted that China and Cambodia enjoy a deep traditional friendship, a high degree of political mutual trust, and fruitful practical cooperation in various fields. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 1,133 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 1,133 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Thursday. Altogether 7,691 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. A total of 343 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the mainland on Wednesday, said the commission in its daily report. Click here to read…

Anti-sub drones up for sale at air show: China Daily
November 10, 2022

Detecting, tracking and hitting submarines are tough challenges for any navy because such tasks require sophisticated, expensive hardware and well-trained, experienced personnel. For most militaries around the world, anti-submarine operations are too difficult to carry out due to the lack of affordable weapons. Click here to read…

Russian businesses ink more deals at CIIE, as close ties boost consumer demand: Global Times
November 10, 2022

At the ongoing 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, more Chinese and Russia companies are engaging in two-way trade and investment, reflecting growing bilateral economic and trade cooperation between China and Russia. Click here to read…

Germany blocks Chinese stake in two chipmakers over security concerns: Reuters
November 10, 2022

The German government on Wednesday blocked prospective Chinese investment in two domestic semiconductor producers after the moves raised concerns over national security and the flow of sensitive technological know-how to Beijing. The government said it had vetoed the takeover of the chip factory of the Dortmund-based company Elmos (ELGG.DE) by Silex, a Swedish company that is a subsidiary of Chinese group Sai Microelectronics (300456.SZ). Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, November 2, 2022

Chinese vice premier stresses water conservancy, agricultural production: Xinhuanet
November 1, 2022

Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua on Tuesday stressed efforts to boost the construction of water conservancy facilities during the coming winter and spring seasons, and to promote agricultural production. Click here to read…

Full text: Speech by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the 21st Meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Xinhuanet
November 1, 2022

The following is the translation of the full text of the speech by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the 21st Meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization held TuesdayClick here to read…

China’s top political advisor meets with Vietnam’s communist party chief: Xinhuanet
November 1, 2022

China’s top political advisor Wang Yang on Tuesday met with Nguyen Phu Trong, general secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee. Wang, chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, noted that China received Trong’s official visit to China right after the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC). He said this shows that China attaches great importance to the special relationship of “comrades and brothers” between China and Vietnam and cherishes the traditional friendship between the two peoples. Click here to read…

China pledges further efforts to support self-employed businesses: Xinhuanet
November 1, 2022

Chinese officials on Tuesday pledged more efforts to support self-employed businesses amid difficulties as the country unveiled a new regulation on advancing the development of self-employed businesses. Click here to read…

China unveils plan on VR development: Xinhuanet
November 1, 2022

China on Tuesday unveiled a plan to boost the development of the virtual reality (VR) industry. By 2026, the total scale of China’s virtual reality industry, including related hardware, software, and applications, will exceed 350 billion yuan (about 48.56 billion U.S. dollars), according to the plan jointly issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and four relevant departments. Click here to read…

Senior political advisors meet to share views on key Party congress spirit: China Daily
November 1, 2022

The 24th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference National Committee held a plenary meeting on Tuesday. Wang Yang, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, attended the meeting. Click here to read…

US and Chinese officials working to set up Biden-Xi meeting: Reuters
November 1, 2022

U.S. and Chinese officials are still working to arrange a face-to-face meeting between President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Bali later this month, the White House said on Tuesday. National security spokesperson John Kirby told reporters that staff-level work is ongoing to set up a potential meeting. “Staffs are still working through the modalities,” he said. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 409 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
November 2, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 409 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Wednesday. Altogether 2,346 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identifiedClick here to read…

China’s upcoming import expo attracts 145 countries, regions, int’l organs: Qiushi
November 2, 2022

Representatives from a total of 145 countries, regions and international organizations will participate in the upcoming fifth China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, the organizer said on Tuesday. Click here to read…

More investment made in roads to stabilize economy: Qiushi
November 2, 2022

China has increased the construction of highway infrastructure in order to maintain and increase investment and stabilize the economy, according to the Ministry of Transport. From January to September, construction began on 299 new expressway and national and provincial highway projects with a total length of 9,645 kilometers and 882 billion yuan ($121 billion) in investment, Gu Zhifeng, deputy chief of the highway bureau of the Ministry of Transport, said at a news conference on Monday. Click here to read…

World faces risk of combined epidemic of influenza and COVID-19 in the coming winter: Global Times
November 2, 2022

The world still faces the risk of a combined pandemic of COVID-19 and influenza, especially this winter, Zhong Nanshan, top Chinese respiratory diseases expert, said on Tuesday in The World Flu Day 2022 Symposium that more efforts are needed to tackle the scientific problems of influenza prevention and control during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read…

India may let Chinese firms enter via JVs with local companies: Reuters
November 2, 2022

The Indian government is open to letting Chinese companies enter the country’s high-tech electronics sector should they set up manufacturing plants in partnerships with local companies, the Economic Times newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing officials. A joint venture (JV) proposal could be cleared if the Indian partner holds a majority stake and controls the board, according to the report, although it said no conditions have been finalized. Click here to read…

US and Chinese officials working to set up Biden-Xi meeting: Reuters
November 1, 2022

U.S. and Chinese officials are still working to arrange a face-to-face meeting between President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Bali later this month, the White House said on Tuesday. National security spokesperson John Kirby told reporters that staff-level work is ongoing to set up a potential meeting. “Staffs are still working through the modalities,” he said. Click here to read…

Pakistan’s Sharif lands in Beijing to discuss economy, debt: Reuters
November 2, 2022

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Beijing on Tuesday to meet Chinese leaders and discuss plans for the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a $65 billion investment in the South Asian nation. The major investment in development and energy projects in Pakistan is part of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to improve China’s road, rail and sea routes with the rest of the world. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, October 31, 2022

Yin Yong appointed acting mayor of Beijing: Xinhuanet
October 28, 2022

Yin Yong was appointed deputy mayor and acting mayor of Beijing Municipality on Friday. The appointment was made at the 44th session of the Standing Committee of the 15th Beijing Municipal People’s Congress, the local legislature. The session accepted the resignation of Chen Jining from the post of Beijing mayor.Click here to read…

Chinese researchers develop 3D printed lithium metal battery with high energy density: Xinhuanet
October 28, 2022

Chinese researchers have recently developed a new type of lithium metal battery with 3D printing technology, significantly improving the battery’s lifespan and energy density. Lithium metal battery is expected to be the next-generation high-energy battery for its potential high energy density. But the bottlenecks, such as lithium dendrite growth and low Coulombic efficiency, resulting in poor cyclability and low energy density, have limited its applications.Click here to read…

China expects to see over 1 million TCM personnel by 2025: Xinhuanet
October 28, 2022

By 2025, the number of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) personnel in China’s medical and healthcare institutions will surpass 1 million, according to a TCM-related talent development plan.Click here to read…

Xi stresses striving in unity to fulfill goals set by Party congress: Qiushi
October 28, 2022

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Thursday stressed promoting the great founding spirit of the Party and the spirit of Yan’an, and striving in unity to fulfill the goals and tasks set by the 20th CPC National Congress.Click here to read…

CPC Central Committee decides on new Party chief of Guangdong: China Daily

October 28, 2022

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has decided that Li Xi no longer concurrently serves as secretary, standing committee member, and member of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee, and that Huang Kunming concurrently serves as member, standing committee member, and secretary of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee.Click here to read…

Xi stresses rural revitalization in inspections to Shaanxi, Henan: Global Times
October 28, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed advancing rural revitalization across the board and striving tirelessly to achieve agricultural and rural modernization. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks during his inspection trip to the city of Yan’an in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province and the city of Anyang in central China’s Henan Province, from Wednesday to Friday.Click here to read…

China deploys in-situ deep-sea station for uncrewed research: Xinhuanet
October 29, 2022

Chinese researchers have deployed an in-situ scientific experiment station on the seabed that will enable long-term uncrewed scientific research in the deep sea, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said.Click here to read…

China’s top procuratorate orders arrest of former provincial political advisor: Xinhuanet
October 29, 2022

The Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) has ordered the arrest of Sun Yuanliang, former vice chairman of the Liaoning Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, for suspected bribe-taking.Click here to read…

Chen Yixin appointed head of the Ministry of State Security: China Daily
October 30, 2022

Chen Yixin, former secretary-general of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, was appointed as the head of the Ministry of State Security on Sunday. The announcement was made by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee. Former State Security Minister Chen Wenqing has become the Party Secretary of the commission.Click here to read…

Guangzhou district implements COVID-19 measures to control breakout: China Daily
October 30, 2022

Strengthened measures including the suspension of classes for students and reduction of flow of people were introduced on Sunday in Haizhu district of Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province, to further prevent and control the new round of the COVID-19 pandemic.Click here to read…

Xi stresses striving in unity to fulfill goals set by Party congress: Global Times
October 30, 2022

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Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Thursday stressed promoting the great founding spirit of the Party and the spirit of Yan’an, and striving in unity to fulfill the goals and tasks set by the 20th CPC National Congress.Click here to read…

China’s Z-20 helicopter surpasses Black Hawk in technologies, chief designer says: Global Times
October 30, 2022

China’s domestically developed Z-20 utility helicopter has surpassed the US’ Black Hawk, as it has adopted many advanced technologies the Black Hawk does not have, said the chief designer of the Chinese chopper on state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV). Deng Jinghui made the remarks when he was asked on a CCTV program on Saturday if the Z-20 has copied or drawn inspiration from the Black Hawk, given the similarity in appearance between the two helicopters.Click here to read…

China central bank reaffirms it will step up support for real economy: Reuters
October 30, 2022

China’s central bank will step up credit support for the real economy while keeping the yuan basically steady, Governor Yi Gang said in comments published on Sunday, reaffirming the bank’s existing policy objectives.Click here to read…

CPC Central Committee issues decision on Party congress guiding principles: Xinhuanet
October 30, 2022

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has issued a decision on the study, publicity and implementation of the guiding principles of the 20th CPC National Congress.Click here to read…

Ex-senior Beijing political advisor indicted for bribery: Xinhuanet
October 30, 2022

Yu Luming, former vice chairman of the Beijing Municipal Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, has been indicted on charges of taking bribes, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) said in a statement on Sunday.Click here to read…

China’s top procuratorate orders arrest of former vice governor of Liaoning: Xinhuanet
October 31, 2022

The Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) has ordered the arrest of Wang Dawei, former vice governor of northeast China’s Liaoning Province, for suspected bribe-taking. The National Commission of Supervision has completed an investigation into Wang’s case and handed it over to prosecutors, the SPP said.Click here to read…

Xi urges efforts to carry forward great founding spirit of CPC and Yan’an Spirit: Qiushi
October 31, 2022

Less than a week after the conclusion of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, president of the People’s Republic of China, and chairman of the Central Military Commission, led the members of the Standing Committee of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau to visit Yan’an, an old revolutionary base in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. The members are Li Qiang, Zhao Leji, Wang Huning, Cai Qi, Ding Xuexiang and Li Xi. Click here to read…

Chinese cities clamp down on COVID as cases rise before winter season: Reuters
October 31, 2022

Officials in Chinese cities and provinces across the country are pulling no punches in stamping out sporadic COVID-19 outbreaks as winter nears, quickly closing venues and enforcing longer temporary lockdowns on millions of people. Cases in mainland China hit 2,898 on Sunday, topping 2,000 for a second straight day and pressuring the country’s controversial zero-COVID policy, which has hamstrung the economy and exasperated its citizens.Click here to read…

Hong Kong proposes allowing retail trade in cryptocurrencies: Reuters
October 31, 2022

Hong Kong’s government has proposed allowing retail investors to trade in cryptocurrencies and crypto exchange-traded funds – a move it hopes will help it rebuild its fintech hub status. The city, which previously proposed limiting crypto trade to professional investors, has seen planned rules for digital assets heavily criticised for stifling innovation, prompting a slew of start-ups to move to other markets such as Singapore and Dubai.Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, October 18, 2022

(CPC Congress) Wang Yang calls for striving in unity to build modern socialist country in all respects: Xinhuanet
October 17, 2022

Wang Yang on Monday called for striving in unity and gathering strength to build a modern socialist country in all respects. The report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), delivered Sunday by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, serves as a political declaration and program of action to open a new chapter of building a modern socialist country in all respects, Wang said. Click here to read…

(CPC Congress) Wang Huning stresses using congress spirit to build consensus, unity in action: Xinhuanet
October 17, 2022

Wang Huning on Monday stressed using the spirit of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to build consensus and unity in action for building a modern socialist country in all respects. Click here to read…

How will CPC withstand ‘dangerous storms’ in the future?: Global Times
October 17, 2022

After delivering a report at Sunday’s opening session of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xi Jinping on Monday called on all Chinese people to stay united as “a piece of hard steel” under the CPC’s leadership and pull together with one mind to power the giant ship of national rejuvenation through the winds and waves to reach its destination. Click here to read…

China detects world’s most powerful gamma ray bursts, breaking multiple records: Global Times
October 17, 2022

Chinese astronomers have detected record-breaking, most powerful gamma ray bursts (GRBs) in the world, boosting the highest-energy GRBs record by almost 20 times and marking the first detection of a GRB with energies above 10 TeV. The observations have broken several records and are of great value in revealing the mechanism of the phenomenon, observers said on Sunday. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 208 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
October 18, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 208 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Altogether 587 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

20th National Congress of Communist Party of China opens in Beijing, Xi Jinping delivers report to Congress on behalf of 19th CPC Central Committee: Qiushi
October 18, 2022

Strive in unity to lay out a new blueprint for national rejuvenation; make concerted efforts to create new historic achievements. The highly anticipated 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) opened on the morning of October 16 at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Click here to read…

China’s new journey a boon to world development: Qiushi
October 18, 2022

A report delivered on Sunday by Xi Jinping at the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) struck Sean Slattery as “very forward-looking.” “The report shows great vision, but it’s very practical as well,” said the Irishman. “It’s going to have a big influence on China’s development going forward.” Click here to read…

Party’s anti-graft efforts generate fruitful outcomes: China Daily
October 18, 2022

The spread of corruption has been effectively contained in China as the Communist Party of China has made unprecedented efforts to tackle corruption in the past decade, senior Party officials said at a news conference on Monday. Click here to read…

China to tackle major issues faced by foreign firms, in unswerving opening-up drive: Global Times
October 18, 2022

China will focus on tackling major issues faced by foreign businesses, as part of the country’s unswerving effort to expand all-around opening-up, a Chinese official said on Monday, responding to questions about the nation’s business environment amid a growing smear campaign by some anti-China forces in the West. Click here to read…

Major takeaways from Xi Jinping’s report to 20th CPC National Congress: People’s Daily
October 18, 2022

The following are major takeaways from Xi Jinping’s report to the ongoing 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Our Party has dedicated itself to achieving lasting greatness for the Chinese nation and committed itself to the noble cause of peace and development for humanity. Our responsibility is unmatched in importance, and our mission is glorious beyond compare. It is imperative that all of us in the Party never forget our original aspiration and founding mission, that we always stay modest, prudent, and hard-working, and that we have the courage and ability to carry on our fight. We must remain confident in our history, exhibit greater historical initiative, and write an even more magnificent chapter for socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era. Click here to read…

For China’s women, this week’s Congress is unlikely to mean progress: Reuters
October 18, 2022

As Xi Jinping consolidates power at China’s 20th Communist Party Congress this week, Chinese women are not holding their breath for progress in gender equality. Xi’s decade as the party’s general secretary has seen the number of women in politics and elite government roles decline and gender gaps in the workforce widen, academics and activists say. Feminist voices have also been muzzled and in recent years, the government has increasingly emphasised the value of traditional roles for women as mothers and carers, they add. Click here to read…

China delays release of key economic data amid party congress: Reuters
October 18, 2022

China delayed the release of economic indicators scheduled for publication this week, including its third-quarter gross domestic product data due on Tuesday, according to an updated calendar on the statistics bureau’s website. Click here to read…

COVID-19: Zhengzhou locks down almost 1 million people: Taipei Times
October 18, 2022

Zhengzhou, the iPhone manufacturing hub, has locked down one of its most-populated districts to tame a COVID-19 flare-up, with creeping restrictions throughout China underscoring the constant threat of disruption companies face while the country sticks to “zero COVID.” Click here to read…

(CPC Congress) Li Keqiang calls for forging ahead with concrete work toward building modern socialist China in all respects: Xinhuanet
October 18, 2022

Li Keqiang on Monday participated in a group discussion with delegates from northwest China’s Gansu Province who are attending the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Click here to read…

(CPC Congress) Zhao Leji calls for pooling strength to implement strategic arrangements made at Party congress: Xinhuanet
October 18, 2022

Zhao Leji on Monday called for pooling strength to implement strategic arrangements laid out in a report of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to the 20th CPC National Congress, when he joined delegates from north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in discussing the report. Click here to read…

(CPC Congress) Han Zheng stresses firmly advancing great rejuvenation of Chinese nation on all fronts: Xinhuanet
October 18, 2022

Han Zheng on Monday expressed full support for the report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), delivered Sunday by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, on behalf of the 19th CPC Central Committee. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, October 10, 2022

China’s internet watchdog vows another crackdown against Covid-19 rumours amid anger over pandemic policies: South China Morning Post
October 6, 2022

China’s top internet regulator has pledged to keep cracking down on misinformation and rumours related to Covid-19 and other social issues, as the country continues to tighten its control over online speech. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), which has in recent years established itself as an authority over the veracity of online information, said on Wednesday that fake information on social media and short video platforms has sowed panic, anxiety and anger over the government’s Covid policies, among other issues. Click here to read…

Former president of China Merchants Bank expelled from CPC, public office: Xinhuanet
October 8, 2022

Tian Huiyu, former president of China Merchants Bank, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from public office over serious violations of Party discipline and laws, the country’s top anti-graft body announced on Saturday. Click here to read…

China criticizes strengthening of US military alliance in Asia Pacific, says dialogue is only way to resolve Korean Peninsula issue: : Global Times
October 6, 2022

China has reaffirmed that dialogue and consultation are the only way to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue, urging the US side to take action, show sincerity, and create conditions for the resumption of dialogue. Click here to read…

China’s surveillance state grows stronger under Xi: Taipei Times
October 7, 2022

When Chen picked up his phone to vent his anger at getting a parking ticket, his message on WeChat was a drop in the ocean of daily posts on China’s biggest social network. However, soon after his tirade against “simple-minded” traffic cops in June, he found himself in the tentacles of the communist country’s omniscient surveillance apparatus. Click here to read…

Former head of China’s state railway operator arrested for bribery: Xinhuanet
October 8, 2022

China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) announced its decision to arrest Sheng Guangzu, former secretary of the leading Party members group and general manager of the previous China Railway Corp., for suspected bribe-taking. Click here to read…

Xi Jinping’s ‘final purge’ ahead of CCP congress: Taipei Times
October 8, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has embarked on a “final round of purges” ahead of a major Chinese Communist Party (CCP) National Congress, using his long-running anti-corruption campaign to cement his grasp on power, analysts said. Click here to read…

Disciplinary body approves work report: People’s Daily
October 8, 2022

A plenary session of the 19th Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection — the Party’s top disciplinary watchdog — on Friday approved a work report to be submitted to the upcoming 20th CPC National Congress, which is expected to open on Oct 16 in Beijing. Click here to read…

China says U.S. abusing trade measures with chip export controls: Reuters
October 8, 2022

New U.S. export controls targeting Chinese chip manufacturers are an abuse of trade measures and designed to maintain the country’s “technological hegemony”, China’s foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said on Saturday. Click here to read…

People’s congresses elections see increases in turnout, representation: Global Times
October 9, 2022

More than 2.6 million new deputies have been directly elected to people’s congresses in townships and county-level regions across China, nearly 150,000 more than the previous election, the country’s top legislature said on Sunday. Click here to read…

410,000 people punished for formalism and bureaucracy over past 5 years: China’s top disciplinary authority: Global Times
October 9, 2022

Since the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) was held in 2017, the discipline inspection and supervision authorities across the country have busted 273,000 cases of formalism and bureaucracy, which leads to the punishment of 410,000 people. Click here to read…

China promotes the standardization of non-fossil energy as the country strives to achieve ‘dual carbon’ goal: Global Times
October 9, 2022

By 2025, a relatively complete energy standard system that can effectively support and lead the green and low-carbon transformation of energy will be initially established, China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) stated in a notice on Sunday, as the country works toward its “dual carbon” goal. Click here to read…

Central Bank seeks local currency settlements with ASEAN, neighboring countries as yuan globalization gains pace: Global Times
October 9, 2022

China’s central bank has set its sights on streamlining overseas investors’ access to yuan-denominated financial assets while seeking local currency settlements with ASEAN economies and neighboring countries, as part of a broad push to globalize the Chinese currency, according to an official article on Sunday. Click here to read…

Authorities summon solar panel makers to meetings to avert price gouging, other irregularities: Global Times
October 9, 2022

Chinese authorities recently summoned key polysilicon producers to meetings, in a bid to avoid price gouging and promote the overall healthy development of the domestic photovoltaic (PV) industry. Click here to read…

China grants 59,000 patents for integrated circuit layout-designs over decade: IP administration: Global Times
October 9, 2022

The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) announced on Sunday that the administration has granted a total of 59,000 integrated circuit layout-design certificates patents as of the end of September and the country ranks 11th in the Global Innovation Index 2022, compared with 34th in 2012. Click here to read…

China’s Xi Jinping briefs Communist Party inner circle in countdown to landmark national congress: South China Morning Post
October 9, 2022

China’s twice-a-decade leadership reshuffle has entered the final stage of preparation with hundreds of senior Communist Party officials gathering in Beijing on Sunday for their final briefing before the national congress. At the start of the so-called seventh plenum, President Xi Jinping briefed all of the roughly 370 full and alternate members of the Central Committee – the party’s inner circle of power – on the work report he will deliver when the congress gets under way next weekend. Click here to read…

Chinese state media highlights PLA role in intercepting foreign warplanes as activity in East and South China seas shows little sign of letting up: : South China Morning Post
October 10, 2022

Foreign military aircraft are expected to continue flying over Chinese-claimed waters in the East and South China seas, observers said after state media released details of a close encounter. A documentary about the People’s Liberation Army aired by state broadcaster CCTV during the National Day holiday included a section about the role of navy pilots shadowing foreign planes. Click here to read…

Chinese tech shares tumble after U.S. publishes new export rules: Reuters
October 10, 2022

Shares in Chinese tech giants Alibaba Group (9988.HK) and Tencent (0700.HK) as well as in chipmakers slumped on Monday, following the latest U.S. crackdown on China’s chipmaking industry to slow Beijing’s technological and military advances. Click here to read…

Beijing issues language code for government service staff: Global Times
October 10, 2022

The Beijing Government Service Administrative Bureau recently released its newly crafted draft of the Ability Specification for Government Service General Counter Staff, and is seeking public comments through email and fax until October 26 to further improve the working ability and service attitude for frontline Beijing government service staff at all levels. Click here to read…

Highly contagious Omicron variant BA.5.1.7 identified in Chinese mainland for first time: Global Times
October 10, 2022

A new Omicron variant that has caused multiple infections in Shaoguan, South China’s Guangdong Province, has been identified as the subvariant BA.5.1.7. It’s the first time the variant has been detected in the Chinese mainland. Click here to read…

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Xi encourages geological workers to play greater role in mineral exploration: Xinhuanet
October 4, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged a team of geological workers in east China’s Shandong Province to carry forward fine traditions and play a greater role in mineral resource exploration. Click here to read…

China’s bond market further deepens opening-up: Xinhuanet
October 4, 2022

As of the end of August, overseas institutions held 3.55 trillion yuan (507.14 billion U.S. dollars), or 2.5 percent, of the outstanding bonds in custody in China’s bond market, according to the central bank. Specifically, their holdings in the interbank bond market amounted to 3.48 trillion yuan. Click here to read…

China Everbright Bank enhances loan support for agricultural sector: Xinhuanet
October 4, 2022

As of the end of August, China Everbright Bank, a national joint-stock commercial bank, had steadily increased its loans to support the agricultural sector, poverty alleviation and rural revitalization in the country. The bank’s outstanding agriculture-related loans amounted to 411.9 billion yuan (about 58 billion U.S. dollars) as of the end of August. Click here to read…

Steps set for more stability in real estate: People’s Daily
October 4, 2022

China’s real estate sector is expected to be further stabilized in the coming months thanks to supportive policy measures, which will also help to shore up overall economic expansion, experts said on Monday. Click here to read…

Food delivery order from campsites surge 500% during National Day holidays: : Global Times
October 4, 2022

Fresh food delivery order from camping sites saw a weekly increase of 500 percent during the seven-day National Day holidays, or the Golden Week, as camping emerging as a popular holiday choice nationwide. Click here to read…

China likely to boost oil products exports into early 2023, support economy: Reuters
October 4, 2022

Chinese refiners are likely to boost refined oil products exports in the last two months of 2022 and into early 2023 after receiving the biggest allocation from Beijing this year, trade sources and analysts said on Monday. Click here to read…

Chinese yuan becomes most traded foreign currency on the Moscow Exchange, surpasses the US dollar: Global Times
October 5, 2022

The Chinese yuan became the most traded currency on the Moscow Exchange for the first time on Monday, with trading turnover in the yuan-ruble pair reaching 70.3 billion rubles ($1.17 billion), surpassing the 68.2 billion rubles for the dollar-ruble pair, according to a report from Russian informational agency RosBiznesConsulting (RBC) on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Trains leaving Xinjiang suspended as region’s latest epidemic becomes most difficult major public health emergency in local history: Global Times
October 5, 2022

The latest epidemic outbreak has become the most difficult major public health emergency to prevent and control in local history, during which the nucleic acid testing has become the biggest weakness, said officials in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region as 91 new local asymptomatic cases were recorded on Tuesday, bringing the total to 354 in the region. Click here to read…

Chinese Embassy in Solomon Islands urges certain Westerners to stop spreading disinformation, refuting false narratives by Australian think tank: Global Times
October 5, 2022

The Chinese Embassy in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday urged certain Westerners to abandon ideological bias, stop fabricating rumors to slander China and spreading disinformation but do more to benefit the people of Pacific Island countries after an Australian think tank accused China of running “a coordinated disinformation campaign in Solomon Islands.” Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 183 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
October 6, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 183 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 37 in Guangdong and 36 in Sichuan, according to the National Health Commission’s report Thursday. A total of 1,005 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

China sees further rise in international influence, ability to inspire, power to shape: People’s Daily
October 6, 2022

Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2012, socialism with Chinese characteristics has crossed the threshold into a new era. Under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy, China has overcome many obstacles and challenges, accomplished a great number of big, important undertakings, and scored ground-breaking historic achievements on all fronts. Click here to read…

China criticizes strengthening of US military alliance in Asia Pacific, says dialogue is only way to resolve Korean Peninsula issue: Global Times
October 6, 2022

China has reaffirmed that dialogue and consultation are the only way to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue, urging the US side to take action, show sincerity, and create conditions for the resumption of dialogue. Click here to read…

440 families receive Chinese humanitarian aid in north Afghanistan: People’s Daily
October 6, 2022

A total of 440 families received China-donated humanitarian assistance in Shiberghan city, the capital of northern Afghanistan’s Jawzjan province on Wednesday. “Today we distribute the aid, including flour and rice, assisted by China to 440 needy families,” provincial head for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs Mawlawi Sarajudin Saraji told reporters before the distribution. Click here to read…

US defence department adds drone maker DJI and BGI Genomics to blacklist it links to Chinese military: South China Morning Post
October 6, 2022

The US defence department on Wednesday added Shenzhen-based DJI Technology Co, the world’s largest maker of consumer drones, to a list of Chinese companies that it deems to be connected to Beijing’s military, along with a dozen other hi-tech firms. The move – which clears the way for the US Commerce Department to enact restrictions on US business transactions with the companies, including investments – follows the publication of an initial blacklist last year. The list was required by last year’s National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA), annual must-pass legislation that guides funding for the US military. Click here to read…

Consulates in Hong Kong faced with ‘unusual’ request from Beijing for information on their city properties: South China Morning Post
October 6, 2022

Several diplomats based in Hong Kong have said they are still considering how to comply with what one called an “unusual” request by China’s foreign ministry to provide details about properties their consulates own in the city. The Commissioner’s Office of China’s Foreign Ministry sent out a reminder, seen by the Post, saying “the Chinese side is carrying out registration of properties of consular missions and representative offices of international organisations in [Hong Kong]”. Click here to read…