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China: Daily Scan, April 21, 2022

Full Text: Youth of China in the New Era: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022

The State Council Information Office of China on Thursday published a white paper titled “Youth of China in the New Era.” The following is the full text of the report.

Youth of China in the New Era
The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China
April 2022Click here to read…

Full Text: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech at the opening ceremony of BFA annual conference 2022: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech via video at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2022 on Thursday. Following is the full text of the speech: Click here to read…

Xi proposes Global Security Initiative: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday proposed a Global Security Initiative to promote security for all in the world. Xi put forward the initiative while delivering a keynote speech via video at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2022. Click here to read…

Chinese defense minister holds phone talks with U.S. counterpart: Xinhuanet
April 20-, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe on Wednesday held phone talks with U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. In the phone talks, Wei said that China and the United States should earnestly implement the consensus reached by the two heads of state. Click here to read…

China intensifies crackdown on bribery: Xinhuanet
April 20, 2022

The National Supervisory Commission and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate on Wednesday jointly released five typical cases involving individuals and organizations offering bribes. Click here to read…

China rolls out private pension scheme: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022

China on Thursday rolled out a private pension scheme to complement the nation’s current pension system in its latest effort to tackle the strains of an aging population. The scheme allows Chinese citizens to contribute up to 12,000 yuan (about 1,872 U.S. dollars) annually to individual pension accounts that would be subject to closed-end management, according to guidelines released by the State Council. Click here to read…

Chinese authority to unveil supportive measures for NEV industry: Quishi
April 21, 2022

China is to take measures to bolster the new energy vehicle (NEV) industry, including extending the preferential policy for NEV purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said Tuesday. Click here to read…

Tibet moves forward with cultural preservation: Quishi
April 21, 2022

The Tibet autonomous region achieved remarkable results in 2021 on traditional cultural inheritance and protection, an official said at a work conference recently in Lhasa, the capital. Click here to read…

Academic database faces furor over fees: China Daily
April 21, 2022

China’s largest online academic database, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, is under scrutiny after a library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences said it would stop using the service due to its expensive subscription fee. Click here to read…

Wuhan hospital accused of medical insurance fraud: China Daily
April 20, 2022

A hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, was fined about 59.2 million yuan ($9.2 million) for defrauding the national medical insurance program of more than 23 million yuan, the National Healthcare Security Administration said on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 2,830 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases, 2,634 in Shanghai: China Daily
April 21, 2022

The Chinese mainland Wednesday reported 2,830 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 2,634 were in Shanghai, according to the National Health Commission’s report Thursday. Apart from Shanghai, 17 other provincial-level regions on the mainland saw new local COVID-19 cases, including 95 in the northeastern province of Jilin, and one in Beijing. Click here to read…

Harbin locks down six districts due to COVID: China Daily
April 20, 2022

Harbin, Heilongjiang province implemented “static management” in its main urban areas, according to a statement released by the city’s epidemic control and prevention headquarters on Wednesday. Starting at noon on Wednesday, residents are urged not to enter or leave six districts — Daoli, Daowai, Nangang, Xaingfang, Pingfang and Songbei — which will be locked down until next Tuesday, the statement said. Click here to read…

Shanghai reports 52 COVID-19 patients in critical conditions; death tally reaches 17: Global Times
April 20, 2022

Shanghai authorities urged to prioritize the treatment of severe and critically ill COVID-19 patients to reduce the number of severe cases and mortality rate, as the city on Wednesday reported seven more COVID-19 patient deaths, adding to a total number of 17 amid this around of Omicron outbreak. Click here to read…

Two Shanghai districts eliminate community infections: Global Times
April 20, 2022

Shanghai is seeing a glimmer of hope after battling the Omicron variant for almost a month and a half, with two districts announcing they have stamped out infections within communities, and the number found outside quarantine areas has fallen for consecutive days. Click here to read…

Veteran Chinese envoy heads CEEC visit, to clarify misunderstanding over Ukraine: Global Times
April 19, 2022

A Chinese delegation led by a veteran diplomat will visit eight Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) this week. Analysts said that the trip aims to further promote cooperation as this year marks the 10th anniversary of the China-CEEC mechanism, and to dismiss misunderstandings, especially over China’s stance on the Ukraine crisisClick here to read…

Two new Type 055 large destroyers, a new Type 052D destroyer confirmed in PLA Navy service: Global Times
April 20, 2022

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy displayed three of its latest warships that have recently entered service – two Type 055 10,000 ton-class large destroyers and a Type 052D destroyer – prior to its 73rd founding anniversary on Saturday. Click here to read…

G20 members should cooperate in providing stability for a volatile world, says Chinese finance minister: Global Times
April 21, 2022

Faced with risks and challenges, G20 members should cooperate in providing stability for a volatile world, Chinese Finance Minister Liu Kun said during the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting held on Wednesday and ThursdayClick here to read…

China moves to guarantee energy supply by increasing coal production capacity: Global Times
April 20, 2022

China plans to increase its coal capacity by 300 million tons this year and improve coal production review and approval mechanism, officials said at a meeting on Wednesday, in a move to ensure energy supplies after a power crunch last year and also to bring coal prices down, officials said. Click here to read…

China’s Xi pushes back on sanctions, de-coupling: Reuters
April 21, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated China’s opposition to unilateral sanctions and “long-arm jurisdiction” in a speech on Thursday, without directly mentioning the West’s punitive actions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. Click here to read…

IMF chief warns of risks from a prolonged China slowdown: Reuters
April 21, 2022

A prolonged slowdown in China would have substantial global spillovers, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Thursday, but added that Beijing has room to adjust policy to provide support. Click here to read…

Shanghai eyes reopening as cases fall: Taipei Times
April 21, 2022

Shanghai yesterday reported no new cases of COVID-19 outside quarantined areas in two districts, raising hopes that the tide was turning in its battle against the epidemic, with some factories across the city making a gradual return to work. In an event highly publicized on state media, electric vehicle company Tesla Inc resumed production at its Shanghai plant on Tuesday after a stoppage of more than three weeks. Click here to read…

‘Liaoning’ may be vulnerable like ‘Moskva’: Taipei Times
April 21, 2022

China’s Soviet-build aircraft carrier Liaoning could be as easily sunk as the flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet, the Nikkei Shimbun reported yesterday. The Russian guided-missile cruiser Moskva sank on Thursday last week after Ukraine said it struck the ship with locally made Neptune anti-ship missiles. Russia has denied the ship was hit, instead saying it sank after a fire broke out on the vessel. Click here to read…

China’s Xi Jinping rails against ‘cold war mentality’, US hegemony in call for global cooperation: South China Morning Post
April 21, 2022

President Xi Jinping has sent a strong message to Washington and its allies that China will firmly oppose decoupling, while its economy can play a lead role in global recovery as the world stands at a crossroads between the coronavirus pandemic, trade conflicts and war in Ukraine. In a speech on Thursday, Xi called for stronger macro coordination between major economies to prevent “severe and negative” spillover effects from policy decisions and to help stabilise the global supply chain. Click here to read…

China’s bride prices still rising despite crackdowns on outdated sexist custom for rights to a woman’s labour and her body: South China Morning Post
April 21, 2022

After dating a woman for several years, a man from northwest China said he had to break up with her because he couldn’t afford the nearly 300,000 yuan (US$47,00) bride price when they considered marriage. “I asked locals and was told this is commonplace. I hope you can crack down on this phenomenon,” wrote the man, surnamed Qin, last month on the page of “Messages to Leaders” on people.com.cn, an online channel for public complaints in China. Click here to read…