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China: Daily Scan, September 28, 2022

Xi stresses forging ahead toward new victory of socialism with Chinese characteristics: Xinhuanet
September 27, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed concerted efforts to forge ahead determinedly toward a new victory of socialism with Chinese characteristics. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks when visiting an exhibition on the great achievements of the Party and the country over the past decade.
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China to further promote intelligent manufacturing: Xinhuanet
September 27, 2022

China has released a plan to ramp up support for the creation of sound scenarios and the building of demonstration factories in the sector of intelligent manufacturing in 2022.Click here to read…

China’s large amphibious aircraft gains major progress: Xinhuanet
September 27, 2022

China’s independently-developed AG600 large amphibious aircraft has gained significant progress by completing critical flight tests and getting the first batch of purchase agreements, the developer announced on Tuesday. The AG600M aircraft, a full-configuration firefighting model belonging to the AG600 aircraft family, successfully conducted pivotal tests Tuesday morning, including scooping and dropping water, said the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), the country’s leading plane-maker. Click here to read…

China achieves initial success in new infrastructure construction: Qiushi
September 27, 2022

China has achieved initial success in new infrastructure construction, which has greatly facilitated the country’s social and economic development over the past decade, officials said Monday. Click here to read…

US hacked sensitive China telecom networks: China Daily
September 27, 2022

The United States National Security Agency gained access to China’s telecommunications networks and made inquiries about a number of people with sensitive backgrounds, leading to some of their information being leaked, according to an investigation report on a cyberattack at a prominent Chinese public research university. Click here to read…

Database to help Chinese courts better settle international disputes: China Daily
September 27, 2022

A law database regarding the Belt and Road Initiative is expected to be established to help Chinese courts better resolve international commercial disputes, an official from China’s top court released on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Full text of foreword by Xi Jinping to the Revitalization Library: Global Times
September 27, 2022

The following is the full text of the foreword written by Xi Jinping, titled “Forging Ahead on the Journey to National Rejuvenation,” to the Revitalization Library:

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Nine people arrested in Beijing for organizing carpooling in COVID-19 risk areas; testing lab fined for not following govt guided price: Global Times
September 27, 2022

Beijing police have investigated and punished illegal and criminal acts in which passengers were sought via online social media platforms for the purpose of providing carpooling into Beijing for people who are from COVID-19 risk areas, and nine suspects have been arrested, according to an announcement on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Never-seen-before equipment’ from PLA to appear at Airshow China 2022: Global Times
September 27, 2022

The 14th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, or Airshow China 2022, will kick off on November 8 in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province, with various active service aircraft of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force, represented by the 20 series, making their debuts at the show. Click here to read…

China-proposed Global Development Initiative paves fast lane for global cooperation, development: People’s Daily
September 28, 2022

Global development was a topic receiving high attention at the general debate of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly that concluded at the UN headquarters in New York on Sept. 26. According to a recent report by the UN Development Program, over 90 percent of countries endured a decline on the Human Development Index in 2020 or 2021, while over 40 percent declined in both years. Human development has fallen back to 2016 levels globally.Click here to read…

Meta says it removes China-based propaganda operation targeting U.S. midterms: Reuters
September 28, 2022

Meta Platforms (META.O) said on Tuesday it disrupted the first known China-based influence operation focused on targeting users in the United States with political content ahead of the midterm elections in November. Click here to read…

China ships enter Japan waters near Senkakus, day before key anniv: Kyodo
September 28, 2022

Three Chinese coast guard vessels entered Japan’s territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands on Wednesday, a day before the 50th anniversary of the normalization of the countries’ diplomatic ties. Click here to read…

China’s offshore yuan slides to lowest level since 2011, despite fresh steps to bolster the currency: South China Morning Post
September 28, 2022

China’s yuan tumbled against a rising US dollar in early deals on Wednesday, with its offshore trades dropping to a record low, pressured by expectations for more Federal Reserve rate hikes. China’s offshore yuan fell as far as 7.2349, the lowest level since such data became available in 2011. It traded at 7.2286 per dollar as of 0241 GMT. Click here to read…

China’s debt leniency claim for developing nation ‘restructurings’ undercut by transparency issues: South China Morning Post
September 27, 2022

China’s claim that it outranks the world’s other major economies by the amount of debt it has deferred collecting from developing countries is hard to prove, economists said, due to a lack of hard data. Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Wang Wenbin said last week that China has outperformed other Group of 20 (G20) members in the Debt Service Suspension Initiative, which started in May 2020 aimed at helping the world’s 73 poorer nations deal with the impact of the coronavirus. Click here to read…

China’s Xi Jinping back in the public spotlight – in person and in policy: South China Morning Post
September 28, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping reappeared in public on Tuesday, the first time since returning from a landmark trip abroad earlier this month and with less than three weeks to go until the Communist Party’s national congress. Xi visited an exhibition in Beijing on the country’s achievements during his past two terms. Click here to read…

China to offer tax concessions for private pension schemes, defer payments of certain gov’t-levied charges, and introduce measures to enhance gov’t service: Xinhuanet
September 28, 2022

China will offer tax concessions for private pension schemes that enjoy policy support and are run commercially to meet people’s diverse needs, according to the decision made at the State Council’s Executive Meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Monday. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 119 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
September 28, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 119 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 56 were in Guizhou, the National Health Commission said Wednesday. Altogether 625 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

CPC Congress delegates broadly representative: China Daily
September 28, 2022

Every effort has been made to ensure that the delegates elected to attend the upcoming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China are broadly representative and include a proportion of members from the grassroots, the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee said on Monday. Click here to read…

A look at how Chinese leaders were elected to upcoming Party congress: Qiushi
September 28, 2022

Fifty-two Chinese leaders were elected as delegates to attend the upcoming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing. A total of 2,296 delegates, representing more than 96 million CPC members and 4.9 million primary-level Party organizations, will discuss and decide on major issues critical to the future of the Party and the country at the five-yearly congress. Click here to read…

Xi stresses forging ahead toward new victory of socialism with Chinese characteristics: China Military
September 28, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed concerted efforts to forge ahead determinedly toward a new victory of socialism with Chinese characteristics. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks when visiting an exhibition on the great achievements of the Party and the country over the past decade. Click here to read…

Public security bureaus develop prevention system: China Daily
September 28, 2022

China’s public security departments have accelerated the development of a prevention and control system for public security risks over the past decade, effectively enhancing people’s sense of security, officials with the Ministry of Public Security said on Tuesday. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, December 29, 2021

CPC leadership stresses enhancing historical confidence, unity, fighting spirit: Xinhuanet
December 29, 2021

A meeting of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has stressed strengthening the Party members’ historical confidence, unity and their fighting spirit. The two-day meeting of criticism and self-criticism, themed on studying the Party’s history, stressed carrying forward the Party’s great founding spirit and upholding its historical experience from the endeavors over the past century. Click here to read…

Full Text: China’s Export Controls: Xinhuanet
December 29, 2021

The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China published a white paper titled “China’s Export Controls” on Wednesday. Following is the full text of the white paper:

China’s Export Controls

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China issues plan on digitalization, networking of manufacuturing: Xinhuanews
December 28, 2021

China will see 70 percent of its major manufacturing firms basically digitalized and networked by 2025, according to a development plan on smart manufacturing. The plan, issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and other departments, also states that all of China’s manufacturing firms above a designated size will be digitalized and networked by 2035. Click here to read…

China to see breakthroughs in robotics by 2025: People’s Daily
December 29, 2021

China has pledged to achieve breakthroughs in core robotic technologies and related high-end products by 2025, according to a guideline released Tuesday. The country will strive to become a global hub for robotics innovation by then, attaining the performance and reliability for key robot components to meet international standards, said the guideline jointly issued by state organs such as the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Click here to read…

China’s central bank governor pledges stronger support for real economy: Quishi
December 29, 2021

As China has mapped out priorities for the economic work of 2022 at a key meeting earlier this month, the country’s central bank governor Yi Gang in a recent interview elaborated on the bank’s working agenda for the coming year. Speaking to Xinhua, Yi, governor of the People’s Bank of China, talked about stronger financial support for the real economy and carbon-neutrality goals. Click here to read…

Near miss in outer space prompts call for US respect: China Daily
December 29, 2021

China on Tuesday revealed that its space station has had to avoid two collisions with SpaceX satellites, and called on the United States to respect the international order in outer space and to safeguard the safety of astronauts in orbit. Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian made the remarks while confirming that China’s permanent mission to the United Nations had submitted a note verbale to the UN secretary-general for safety reasons earlier this month. Click here to read…

HK police arrest six people linked to Stand News following new charge against Apple Daily staff on inflammatory publications: Global Times
December 29, 2021

The Hong Kong Police Force National Security Department arrested seven people on the suspicion of sedition on Wednesday, including six linked to an online news site and one from the secessionist tabloid Apple Daily. Over 200 police officers also searched the offices of Stand News and took away about 30 boxes of materials of evidence including computers and documents Wednesday noon. Click here to read…

China outlines vision for four mega data centre clusters: Reuters
December 29, 2021

China has approved plans to build four mega clusters of data centres in the country’s north and west with the aim of supporting the data needs of Beijing and major coastal centres, according to the country’s top state planner on Wednesday. The clusters will be built in the northern Inner Mongolia region, northwestern Ningxia region, Gansu province and southwestern Guizhou province, the National Development and Reform Commission said in four separate statements. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, December 3, 2021

Top legislator stresses high-quality local legislation: Xinhuanet
December 3, 2021

China’s top legislator Li Zhanshu on Thursday urged efforts to advance the high-quality development of local legislation. Li, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, made the remarks when addressing a national symposium on local legislation in Beijing. Click here to read…

China’s trust assets shrink in third quarter: Xinhuanet
December 2, 2021

China’s trust industry maintained a shrinking trend in the third quarter (Q3) of this year, data shows. Total trust assets slid by 2 percent year on year to 20.44 trillion yuan (about 3.2 trillion U.S. dollars) as of the end of Q3 with the assets structure further improving, according to the China Trustee Association (CTA). Click here to read…

China extends tax exemption for overseas investors in bond market: Xinhuanet
December 2, 2021

China said Thursday it has extended tax preferential policies to overseas investors investing in the Chinese mainland bond market amid efforts to further open up the sector. Overseas institutional investors are exempted from corporate income tax and value-added tax on their bond interest gains from investment in the Chinese mainland bond market, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Finance and the State Administration of Taxation. Click here to read…

China to build smarter meteorological system in 5 years: Xinhuanet
December 2, 2021

China aims to improve its meteorological work in 2021-2025 through sci-tech innovation and information technology, according to a newly-released five-year plan. The plan, jointly issued by the China Meteorological Administration and the National Development and Reform Commission, noted that by 2025, China will achieve independent control of core meteorological technologies, and build an improved modern meteorological system to enhance monitoring and forecasting capabilities. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 80 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
December 3, 2021

The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 80 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Friday. Of the new local cases, 56 were reported in Inner Mongolia and 10 in Heilongjiang. Also reported were 16 new imported cases in five provincial-level regions, according to the commission. Click here to read…

Former deputy commander of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps expelled from CPC: People’s Daily
December 3, 2021

Yang Fulin, former deputy commander of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) for grave violations of Party discipline and laws, authorities announced here Thursday. The announcement came after an investigation into Yang’s case conducted by the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission upon the approval of the CPC Central Committee. Click here to read…

Former senior official of Henan expelled from CPC, public office: People’s Daily
December 3, 2021

A former senior official of central China’s Henan Province has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and removed from his post over serious violations of Party discipline and the law, the country’s top anti-graft body announced Thursday. Click here to read…

Chinese vice premier stresses strengthening support for foreign enterprises: People’s Daily
December 3, 2021

Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua has urged improved service and better business environment for foreign-funded firms to facilitate their investment and business in China. Hu made the remarks on Thursday when presiding over a symposium in Beijing on the development of foreign-invested enterprises. Click here to read…

China develops powerful new engine for drone flights in plateau regions: Global Times
December 2, 2021

China has successfully tested a new homegrown powerful turboprop engine especially designed for drones to be used in the country’s southwest plateau regions, overcoming a technical barrier that limited the performance of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) at high altitudes, with analysts speculating on Thursday that it will boost the logistics support and monitoring capabilities of border defense troops. Click here to read…

Anti-virus export orders nearly double amid global Omicron scare: Global Times
December 2, 2021

Chinese suppliers of anti-coronavirus items including nucleic acid tests, masks and oxygen machines have seen export orders surge 25-200 percent amid new outbreaks in many parts of the world, ignited by growing concerns over Omicron variant. Several industry insiders told the Global Times on Thursday that there’s been a significant increase in export orders, mostly from Europe and Africa, since Omicron was reported to the World Health Organization by South African health authorities on November 24.

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SPP recommends harsher punishment for wage default: China Daily
December 3, 2021

The Supreme People’s Procuratorate has recommended harsh punishment for those who maliciously default on wages, a move to protect the legitimate rights and interests of migrant workers. It said procuratorates nationwide recovered more than 340 million yuan ($53.4 million) in unpaid wages for migrant workers from 2019 to 2020. Click here to read…

Understanding China requires understanding of CPC, says Xi: Quishi
December 3, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that to understand China today, one must learn to understand the Communist Party of China (CPC). Xi made the remarks when delivering a speech via video at the opening ceremony of the 2021 Understanding China Conference (Guangzhou) in Guangzhou, south China’s Guangdong Province. Click here to read…

Didi starts to delist from New York and aims for Hong Kong amid Beijing scrutiny: South China Morning Post
December 3, 2021

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Global, which raised US$4.4 billion in its US initial public offering in June, said Friday that it would start the process to delist from the New York Stock Exchange and prepare for a Hong Kong listing, five months after the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) initiated probe into the company. Click here to read…

China antenna turns Earth into giant radio station, with signals reaching Guam: South China Morning Post
December 2, 2021

The biggest antenna on the planet is up and running in central China, opening up long-distance communications with submarines as well as civilian applications, according to engineers and scientists involved in the project. The exact location of the facility has not been revealed, but is believed to be somewhere in the Dabie Mountains, a protected natural reserve straddling Hubei, Anhui and Henan provinces.Click here to read…

China regulator says more testing needed to certify C919 aircraft: Reuters
December 3, 2021

China’s aviation regulator said on Friday that there is still a huge amount of testing to be done for the home-grown narrowbody C919 aircraft to be certified, raising doubt over planemaker COMAC’s year-end target. So far, the C919, China’s attempt to rival Airbus SE (AIR.PA) and Boeing Co(BA.N), has completed only 34 certification tests out of 276 planned, Yang Zhenmei, a Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) official, told reporters. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, November 22, 2021

CPC initiates election process for delegates to 20th national congress: Xinhuanet
November 18, 2021

The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has released a circular on the election of delegates to the Party’s 20th national congress, making comprehensive plans for related work. The Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee has made detailed arrangements for the election, according to an official statement released Thursday.
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Chinese premier stresses effective macro policies, further opening-up: Xinhuanet
November 19, 2021

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has underlined effective macro policies focusing on market entities to advance reform and opening-up and maintain a smooth economic operation. Li, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks while presiding over a symposium on the economic situation attended by economists and entrepreneurs on Thursday.
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Vice premier stresses industrial upgrade with 5G technology: Xinhuanet
November 20, 2021

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He has emphasized using 5G technology to upgrade the traditional industrial sectors. Liu, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks in a written address to the China 5G+ Industrial Internet Conference, which opened Saturday in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province.
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China offers winter supplies in aid of Afghanistan: Xinhuanet
November 21, 2021

A special freight train loaded with more than 1,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid materials and daily necessities donated by China departed for Afghanistan on Saturday afternoon. The train is expected to reach its final destination in around 12 days. Carrying 50 containers, the freight train left China via Horgos Port in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
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Xi hails good-neighborly friendship, win-win cooperation between China, ASEAN: Xin huanet
November 22, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday hailed the good-neighborly friendship and win-win cooperation between China and ASEAN over the past 30 years. Xi made the remarks at the ASEAN-China Special Summit to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations via video link Monday morning.
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China’s Tibet sees brisk growth in courier services: Xinhuanet
November 21, 2021

The courier sector in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region saw rapid growth in both parcels handled and business revenues in the first 10 months of the year, new data showed. Express delivery companies in the region handled 11.79 million parcels in the period, up 31.18 percent year on year, the regional post administration said in a statement.
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China establishes anti-monopoly bureau to secure fair competition: Xinhuanet
November 19, 2021

China’s national anti-monopoly bureau was inaugurated in Beijing on Thursday, which will aim to strengthen anti-monopoly supervision in the country. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Wang Yong, head of the Anti-Monopoly Commission of the State Council, called for a better regulatory system to create a fair market environment.
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Over 85 pct young Chinese intend to have side jobs, says survey: Xinhuanet
November 21, 2021

A recent survey by China Youth Daily shows that 85.5 percent of young Chinese are willing to take up side jobs. Of the 2,454 respondents aged from 18 to 35, nearly 12 percent have already had a side job in addition to their full-time work. Nearly 82 percent of the respondents found that more young people are taking up side jobs, with popular choices including online business, being internet celebrities, and selling online courses.
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Party pledges to safeguard key interests: China Daily
November 19, 2021

Leadership to set new security plan for sovereignty, development, other areas The core leadership of the Communist Party of China pledged resolute steps on Thursday to safeguard the nation’s sovereignty, security and development interests, saying that the nation will never back down from issues concerning its core interests and dignity. The Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee made the pledge as it held a meeting to review the National Security Strategy (2021-25). The meeting was presided over by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee.
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Birth rate in China accounted for 0.85 percent in 2020, marking a 43-year low: Global Times
November 20, 2021

China’s birth rate fell below 1 percent last year, marking a new low in 43 years. The birth rate in 2020 was recorded as 8.52 per thousand people, breaking a new low since 1978, according to the recently published China Statistical Yearbook 2020 compiled by the National Bureau of Statistics, noting that natural growth rate of the population accounts for 1.45 per thousand, also a new low in 43 years.
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Five Chinese kidnapped in armed attack on Congo mine, says Embassy: Global Times
November 21, 2021

Five Chinese nationals have been kidnapped in an armed attack on a gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday, the Chinese Embassy announced the same day, citing the company that is involved. The embassy said that the security situation in Province de l’Ituri, Province du Nord Kivu and Province du Sud Kivu is very severe, and armed attacks involving Chinese people have occurred in these places many times.
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China’s new wind tunnel ready to shape development of hypersonic weapons, equipment: Global Times
November 21, 2021

China’s one-meter-class hypersonic aerodynamic wind tunnel recently passed major calibration tests, indicating that the facility is formally capable of conducting tests for development projects. The wind tunnel aims to serve China’s aerospace strategy and support the development of hypersonic weapons and equipment, its maker announced on Sunday.
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Shares of China Evergrande’s EV unit drop after $347 mln share placement: Reuters
November 22, 2021

Shares of China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group Ltd reversed gains to drop as much as 3.1% to HK$3.42 by late morning on Monday, after the company said it planned to raise around $347 million in a share placement. Embattled property developer China Evergrande’s electric vehicle (EV) unit said on Friday it would issue about 900 million shares, or 8.3% of the enlarged capital, at HK$3 apiece through a top-up placement.
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China: Daily Scan, November 09, 2021

19th CPC Central Committee holds sixth plenary session: Xinhuanet
November 8, 2021

The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) started its sixth plenary session in Beijing on Monday. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, delivered a work report on behalf of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and made explanations on a draft resolution on the major achievements and historical experience of the CPC’s 100 years of endeavors. Click here to read…

China’s passenger car sales down, but new-energy sector thrives: Xinhuanet
November 8, 2021

China’s passenger car production declined 4.1 percent year on year in October while sales fell 13.9 percent from a year earlier, data from an industry association showed Monday. Bucking the trend, the country’s sales of new-energy passenger vehicles soared 141.1 percent year on year to 321,000 units in October, according to the China Passenger Car Association. Click here to read…

China’s central bank rolls out new lending tool for carbon reduction: Xinhuanet
November 8, 2021

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the nation’s central bank, said on Monday that it has rolled out a supporting tool for carbon reduction as part of efforts to facilitate the country’s goal of carbon neutrality. The bank will provide low-cost loans for financial institutions through the carbon-reduction supporting tool, and will guide those institutions to provide loans to firms in key carbon-reduction fields on the premise of independent decision-making and risk-taking, according to a statement released by the PBOC. Click here to read…

China to promote TCM accessibility for children: Xinhuanet
November 8, 2021

China’s health authority has issued a document on plans to promote children’s health over the next five years. The document includes measures to provide better traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) services for kids at community clinics and home. The document, issued and published by the National Health Commission, said medical and health institutions have been encouraged to use TCM techniques in basic medical treatment, disease prevention and healthcare services for children. Click here to read…

Nation to share its Beidou expertise: China Daily
November 9, 2021

China and Africa will strengthen their communication and cooperation in promoting and using the Beidou Navigation Satellite System, according to participants at an international forum that was held in Beijing on Friday. Officials, industry leaders and researchers from China, several African nations and the African Union shared their thoughts at the First China-Africa Beidou System Cooperation Forum and agreed to take advantage of the Beidou system to further social and economic development in Africa. Click here to read…

New COVID cases surpass 1,000 in less than one month: China Daily
November 9, 2021

After 65 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday, the overall number of locally transmitted confirmed coronavirus patients during the latest outbreak that started on Oct 17 on the Chinese mainland has reached 1,067, according to the Beijing Daily newspaper. The new locally transmitted cases reported by the National Health Commission were scattered across 11 provincial-level regions, including 20 reported in Liaoning province. During the latest outbreak, all the local cases in Liaoning were reported in the port city of Dalian, according to the provincial health commission. Click here to read…

China delivers largest, most advanced warship to Pakistan: Global Times
November 8, 2021

China on Monday delivered to Pakistan the largest and most advanced warship China has ever exported, in a move that highlights the friendship between the two countries and will contribute to the two countries’ all-weather strategic cooperative partnership. Designed and built by China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC), the frigate was delivered to the Pakistan Navy in a commissioning ceremony in Shanghai, CSSC announced in a statement on Monday. The Type 054A/P frigate was named the PNS Tughril, according to a statement the Pakistan Navy sent to the Global Times on Monday. Click here to read…

PLA conducts multiple drills in western plateau after India’s exercises ‘targeting China’: Global Times
November 8, 2021

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) revealed it conducted multiple drills in its western plateau over the past week. This comes after the Indian military launched a major exercise along the border with China at the start of the month. Chinese experts said on Monday that the response displays the PLA’s capabilities in safeguarding national sovereignty and security as it faces India’s provocations. An artillery regiment affiliated with the PLA Xinjiang Military Command recently conducted a comprehensive, cross-day-and-night exercise in a high-altitude region, involving live-fire shooting of PCL-181 155mm self-propelled howitzers and PHL-11 122mm multiple rocket launchers, as the drill tested the troops’ fire strike efficiency and combat capabilities under the harsh cold in plateau regions, China Central Television (CCTV) reported on Saturday. Click here to read…

China’s new J-16D electronic attack jet joins combat training with other warplanes: South China Morning Post
November 9, 2021

China’s new J-16D electronic attack jet has begun combat training alongside other advanced warplanes, according to state television, a dogfight strategy said to be inspired by that of the US Air Force. The J-16D – an electronic warfare version of the J-16 multirole strike fighter – was part of a joint combat drill soon after it made its public debut at the Zhuhai Airshow in late September, CCTV reported on Saturday. Wang Mingliang, a researcher at the PLA Air Force Command College in Beijing, told the state broadcaster that the new aircraft – which can carry a range of weapons, interference and surveillance devices – would be more effective when working with other warplanes like the J-20 stealth fighter jet. Click here to read…

China’s ruling party begins key meeting with Xi aiming to boost clout: Kyodo News
November 8, 2021

China’s Communist Party kicked off a key four-day meeting in Beijing on Monday to discuss a pivotal resolution on the nation’s history, state-run media reported, as President Xi Jinping has been paving the way for a controversial third term as its leader. The sixth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the ruling party is expected to end Thursday after a resolution is adopted on the major achievements and historical experiences of its 100 years of endeavors. Such a resolution would mark the first declaration on Chinese history in 40 years and only the third by the party founded in 1921. Click here to read…

China state council think-tank met developers, banks, says source, as debt woes mount: Reuters
November 9, 2021

A think-tank of China’s powerful state council met real estate developers and banks in Shenzhen city, a source with direct knowledge of the meeting told Reuters, amid intensifying worries over a liquidity crisis in the country’s property sector. Participants at the meeting, which took place on Monday, included China Vanke, Kaisa Group, Ping An Bank, China Citic Bank , China Construction Bank and CR Trust, according to the source. Investors are concerned about liquidity woes spreading in China’s property sector, with a string of offshore debt defaults, credit rating downgrades and sell-offs in some developers’ shares and bonds in recent weeks. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, November 08, 2021

China’s power supply back to normal, says State Grid: Xinhuanet
November 7, 2021

The State Grid Corporation of China on Sunday said that the supply and demand of power in areas operated by the company have returned to normal. The thermal coal inventory in the company’s operating area has rebounded to 99.32 million tonnes, while the available days of consumption has risen to 20, said the company. Click here to read…

China firmly opposes U.S. report on Chinese military and security developments: China Military
November 7, 2021

“China is strongly dissatisfied with and firmly opposed to the report on Chinese military and security developments released by the U.S. Department of Defense,” said Senior Colonel Wu Qian, spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of National Defense (MND) on November 5, 2021. Click here to read…

U.S. vicious slanders on China over COVID-19 origins tracing and the truth: People’s Daily
November 7, 2021

For some time, various lies and rumors concocted by the U.S. side against China on origins tracing have been repeatedly refuted by China and the international community with detailed facts and data. So far, more than 80 countries and over 300 political parties, social organizations and think tanks have opposed the politicization of COVID-19 origins tracing in various ways. The U.S. intelligence department recently released a declassified version of its assessment report on COVID-19 origins. Continuously disregarding science-based origins tracing, the report insinuated that “the Wuhan Institute of Virology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences leaked the virus”, and accused China of lacking transparency and obstructing international investigations. Click here to read…

China loads fuel at nuclear unit equipped with home-grown reactor: People’s Daily
November 8, 2021

Fuel loading has started at China’s second nuclear power unit using Hualong One technology, a domestically developed third-generation reactor design, after the first one entered commercial operations earlier this year. The loading started on Saturday at the No. 6 nuclear power unit in the city of Fuqing, in east China’s Fujian Province, bringing the unit one step closer to operation, according to the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). Click here to read…

Senior Chinese lawmakers hear reports on draft laws: China Daily
November 6, 2021

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) held a meeting of its Council of Chairpersons on Friday afternoon to hear reports on draft laws and draft law amendments. Li Zhanshu, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, presided over the meeting. Click here to read…

Stand News editor-in-chief steps down, signaling end of anti-govt media: Global Times
November 7, 2021

Chung Pui-kuen, editor-in-chief of Hong Kong digital news outlet Stand News, announced he stepped down from the position for family reasons, local media reported on Sunday. Experts in Hong Kong said the decision was not surprising and signals the end of an anti-government media whose legacy is its infamous role in the social unrest in Hong Kong. Citing a post on Chung’s social media account, Hong Kong news outlet RTHK said the deputy chief of Stand News, Patrick Lam, had taken over the position from November 1. Click here to read…

19th CPC Central Committee kicks off sixth plenary session, to table landmark resolution: Global Times
November 8, 2021

The sixth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) kicked off on Monday. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, delivered a work report on behalf of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and made explanations on a draft resolution on the major achievements and historical experience of the CPC’s 100 years of endeavors. The sixth plenary session will conclude on Thursday. Click here to read…

Innovation of twin-seat J-20 stealth fighter to lead world, military experts say after reported maiden flight: Global Times
November 7, 2021

China has reportedly conducted the maiden flight of the twin-seat variation of the J-20 recently, as the aircraft became the world’s first stealth fighter jet with two seats to fly. Chinese military analysts said on Sunday that the new warplane uses innovations that could potentially change warfare and lead the world. A two-seat prototype of the J-20 fifth-generation multirole fighter aircraft has conducted what appears to have been its maiden flight, UK-based Jane’s Defence Weekly reported on Friday, citing an image that emerged on the same day on social media platforms. Click here to read…

China to strictly curb coal by 2025 and raise the share of consumption of non-fossil energy to about 20%: Global Times
November 8, 2021

On the premise of ensuring energy security, China will accelerate the pace of coal reduction during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-25) and raise the share of non-fossil energy consumption to about 20 percent, according to a document released on Sunday. The guidelines published on Sunday by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the State Council on further promoting the battle against pollution, accelerating green and low-carbon development was among the main drivers. Click here to read…

China-India trade in 2021 exceeds $100 billion for the first time in October: Global Times
November 7, 2021

The General Administration of Customs (GAC) of China revealed on Sunday the country’s international trade data for October with a year-on-year increase of 22.2 percent. GAC’s data also shows that the international trade volume between China and India reached $102.29 billion, exceeding the milestone of $100 billion for the first time in 2021.Qian Feng, Director of the Research Department of the National Strategy Institute of Tsinghua University, told the Global Times on Sunday that the surge in bilateral trade demonstrates the complementarity of two major developing economics. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, October 20, 2021

Xi stresses sound development of digital economy: Xinhuanet
October 19, 2021

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, has called for grasping the trend and law of digital economic development and pushing forward the sound development of the digital economy in the country. Xi made the remarks on Monday when presiding over a study session of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee. Click here to read…

China deliberates draft amendment to Anti-monopoly Law: Xinhuanet
October 19, 2021

A draft amendment to the Anti-monopoly Law was submitted on Tuesday to the ongoing session of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislature, for the first reading. The draft amendment clarifies the basic position of competition policy and the legal status of the fair-competition review system. Click here to read…

China launches campaign against internet-user account malpractice: Xinhuanet
October 19, 2021

Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has launched a campaign with aims to effectively solve prominent problems in the operation of internet user accounts. User accounts for instant messaging, news and information, live streaming, online gaming, e-commerce and other types of online platforms will be the focus of the campaign, said the CAC on Tuesday. Click here to read…

IPR regulator steps up building think tanks: China Daily
October 18, 2021

China’s top regulator of intellectual property rights said it is advancing the building of IPR think tanks to meet goals in a central plan and help the country effectively solve IPR-related problems in the new era. Click here to read…

CPC appoints seven to key Party posts: China Daily
October 20, 2021

The Communist Party of China Central Committee announced the appointment of new Party secretaries for two autonomous regions and five provinces on Tuesday. Wang Junzheng, former Party chief of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, has been appointed Party secretary of the Tibet autonomous region, the CPC Central Committee said.
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Five CUHK students get up to 59 months’ jail over riots: China Daily

The District Court on Tuesday sentenced five Chinese University of Hong Kong students to up to four years and 11 months in prison for their roles in the rioting that took place at the university’s campus in 2019. The five defendants, aged between 20 and 23, were arrested for participating in the violent clashes with the police force on a bridge at the CUHK on Nov 11, when the city was rocked by months-long social unrest. Click here to read…

Social media accounts of fake government organizations and zombie fans among main targets of China’s top cyberspace regulator campaign: Global Times
October 20, 2021

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), China’s top cyberspace regulator, held a working meeting on Monday on the “Clear and Bright” campaign and stressed certain accounts as major targets, including the accounts of banned users and “zombie followers” of celebrities. Owners of illegal accounts that were shut down according to the law and platform rules are not allowed to open new accounts with the same or similar names. The owner should be banned from registering for a new account for a period based on the severity of the violations, according to the meeting of the CAC. Click here to read…

China’s top economic planner vows ‘all necessary means’ to curb ‘irrational’ coal prices: Global Times
October 19, 2021

China’s top economic planner on Tuesday vowed to resort to all necessary means based on the country’s price law, mulling concrete measures to intervene in coal prices, as the official stance grows harsher on runaway coal prices that have put energy supplies at stake. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said that coal prices have become completely divorced from the fundamentals of supply and demand and as the heating season approaches, prices are still showing a further trend of irrational rises. Click here to read…

China sends in 100 rocket launchers to fortify border with India: South China Morning Post
October 19, 2021

China has deployed more than 100 advanced long-range rocket launchers to its high-altitude borders with India, according to a source close to the Chinese military, as the two sides remain deadlocked over their protracted boundary disputes. The source said the People’s Liberation Army was ramping up defences in preparation for the Himalayan winter and in response to the Indian Army’s deployment of three regiments with M777 ultra-light howitzers along the contested Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China. Click here to read…

China’s property, construction sectors contract as Evergrande crisis, tougher regulation hit home: South China Morning Post
October 19, 2021

China’s property and construction sectors contracted in the third quarter for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, hurt by a slump in real estate as the China Evergrande Group debt crisis and the effects of Beijing’s tougher property market regulation spread to other parts of the economy. Output in the real estate and construction industries shrank 1.6 per cent and 1.8 per cent respectively in the third quarter of 2021, according to a supplemental report on China’s gross domestic product released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday. Click here to read…

China’s Canton Fair wraps up, but exporters lament the lack of foreign buyers: South China Morning Post
October 20, 2021

Canton Fair participants said global inflation was the biggest risk for their businesses as they attended the biannual trade event in person for the first time in three exhibitions.

The five-day fair – the largest of its kind in China – kicked off last Friday in Guangzhou, but many Chinese exhibitors said they were disappointed at the lack of foreign buyers, with some packing up and leaving early on the last day of the fair on Tuesday. Many exporters taking part in the exhibition, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), said they had not signed up or approached new foreign buyers during the event, while domestic buyers showed little interest in placing orders. Click here to read…

China updates official news sources list to tighten information oversight: Reuters
October 20, 2021

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), the country’s top internet regulator, published an updated list on Wednesday of 1,358 internet news services, stating that information service providers can only reprint news from these sources. The list arrives amid a regulatory crackdown on a range of industries from Chinese authorities, including the media sector. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, October 19, 2021

CPC Central Committee plenary session to review key resolution: Xinhuanet
October 18, 2021

The 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee will hold its sixth plenary session in Beijing from Nov. 8 to 11, during which a key resolution on the major achievements and historical experience of the Party’s 100 years of endeavors will be reviewed. This was decided at a meeting of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau on Monday. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, presided over the meeting. Click here to read…

China to promote national border and coastal defense infrastructure construction: China Military
October 18, 2021

A meeting aims to promote national border and coastal defense infrastructure construction was held in China’s Guangzhou from October 14 to 15. Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe, as well as heads of member units of the State Committee of Border and Coastal Defense, and leaders of military and civilian departments from China’s border and coastal provinces, attended the meeting. Click here to read…

CPC appoints new Party chiefs for 5 provincial-level regions: China Daily
October 19, 2021

The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has announced a decision to appoint new Party chiefs for the provinces of Heilongjiang, Jiangsu, Jiangxi and Hunan and the Tibet autonomous region. Click here to read…

West-hyped ‘nuclear-capable hypersonic missile’ is a spacecraft in reusability test; peaceful use of space stressed, says Chinese Foreign Ministry: Global Times
October 18, 2021

It was a routine spacecraft experiment to test the technology of spacecraft reusability, China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Monday, responding to the Western media hyping of what they claimed China’s launch of a “nuclear-capable hypersonic missile” in August. Zhao made the remarks on Monday during a regular press conference. He was commenting on a Financial Times report that said China launched such a missile which circled the globe before speeding toward its target. The report said the test demonstrated “an advanced space capability that caught US intelligence by surprise.” Click here to read…

Beijing gets go-ahead to enable foreign access to VPN services: Global Times
October 18, 2021

The State Council, China’s cabinet, on Monday gave the green light to Beijing’s plan to allow foreign shareholding of no more than 50 percent in domestic virtual private network (VPN) services as part of the capital city’s moves to open up its services sector. The opening-up move intends to attract foreign telecom operators to provide VPN services for foreign-invested firms in Beijing via the set-up of joint ventures, according to an announcement posted on the central government’s website on Monday. Click here to read…

China’s market regulator adds staff in antitrust bureau as crackdown continues: Global Times
October 18, 2021

China’s top market regulator is planning to hire more employees in its Beijing head office, with the anti-monopoly bureau getting the largest number of new hires, reflecting the agency’s priority to continue the crackdown campaign against monopolies. The State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) plans to hire 33 staff in its 2022 civil servant intake, with 18 designated for the anti-monopoly bureau, more than half of the total planned new hires. Click here to read…

China promotes its most sanctioned official to Tibetan party chief: South China Morning Post
October 19, 2021

A senior official sanctioned by the US, Britain, the European Union and Canada for his role in China’s far western Xinjiang region has been appointed to the top job in Tibet. Wang Junzheng’s promotion to party chief of the Tibet autonomous region was announced in Chinese state media on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Communist Party’s picks to join Xinjiang leadership point to focus on security: South China Morning Post
October 18, 2021

Beijing has appointed a Guangdong veteran and two Uygur cadres with significant security and development experience to the Xinjiang Communist Party committee, Xinjiang Daily reported. He Zhongyou, 55, worked for over three decades in the prosperous Guangdong province, and was a top official in Hainan. He has become one of five deputy party secretaries to Chen Quanguo, the Xinjiang party chief since 2016. Click here to read…

China’s semiconductor industry faces a growing talent shortage as Beijing aims for global dominance in chip manufacture: South China Morning Post
October 18, 2021

China faces a chronic shortage of scientific and engineering talent that may hamper its efforts to become a semiconductor superpower and reduce its reliance on imported chips, according to industry figures. The problem is becoming more acute as the fledgling industry evolves amid a dearth of qualified senior professionals, they said. Click here to read…

PRC mulls opening social media content to search: Taipei Times
October 19, 2021

China is considering asking media companies from Tencent Holdings Ltd to ByteDance Ltd to let rivals access and display their content in search results, a move that could further eradicate online barriers and shake up the Internet advertising arena. The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is debating rules to make hundreds of millions of articles on Tencent’s WeChat messaging app available via search engines such as that run by Baidu Inc, people familiar with the matter said. Click here to read…

China drafts law to punish parents for children’s bad behavior: Reuters
October 18, 2021

China’s parliament will consider legislation to punish parents if their young children exhibit “very bad behaviour” or commit crimes. In the draft of the family education promotion law, guardians will be reprimanded and ordered to go through family education guidance programmes if prosecutors find very bad or criminal behaviour in children under their care. Click here to read…