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China: Daily Scan, March 15, 2022

Report on Work of NPC Standing Committee: Xinhuanet
March 14, 2022

Following is the full text of the Report on the Work of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC). Delivered by chairman of the NPC Standing Committee Li Zhanshu on March 8, the report was approved at the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 13th NPC on March 11. Click here to read…

Chinese premier stresses stable economic growth: Xinhuanet
March 14, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday stressed efforts to tide over difficulties to ensure stable economic growth of the country. Li made the remarks while presiding over an executive meeting of the State Council. Click here to read…

State Council decides on division of responsibilities on key tasks in government work report to facilitate stable economic performance: Xinhuanet
March 14, 2022

All key tasks laid out in the government work report must be effectively implemented with clear division of responsibilities and solid steps to facilitate stable economic performance while overcoming difficulties, according to a decision made at the State Council’s executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Monday. Click here to read…

Chinese envoy to UN says sanctions won’t help solve Ukraine issue: Xinhuanet
March 15, 2022

China’s permanent representative to the United Nations Zhang Jun said Monday that “the wanton use of sanctions” will not help solve the conflict in Ukraine but only create new problems. Click here to read…

Senior Chinese official elaborates on China’s position on Ukraine situation: Xinhuanet
March 15, 2022

Yang Jiechi, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Monday elaborated on China’s position on the situation in Ukraine during his meeting with U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in Rome. Click here to read…

China urges U.S. to fully clarify biological military activities: Xinhuanet
March 15, 2022

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Monday urged the United States to act responsibly and provide a thorough clarification regarding its biological military activities. Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a daily press briefing that the United States should also stop standing alone in obstructing the establishment of a Biological Weapons Convention verification regime. Click here to read…

Former deputy commander of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps indicted for graft: Xinhuanet
March 14, 2022

Yang Fulin, former deputy commander of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, has been indicted for taking bribes, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) said Monday. Click here to read…

China maintains world’s largest manufacturing hub for 12 consecutive years: Quishi
March 15, 2022

China has maintained the world’s largest manufacturing hub for 12 straight years, said the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). The country’s value-added output of the manufacturing sector in 2021 reached 31.4 trillion yuan (about $4.97 trillion), accounting for 27.4 percent of its GDP. Click here to read…

Chinese military to recruit 3,600-odd fresh college graduates as officers: China Military
March 14, 2022

The Political Work Department of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) recently launched the work of direct recruitment of fresh college graduates in 2022. This year, the Chinese military plans to publicly recruit more than 3,600 officers from the fresh college graduatesClick here to read…

Action urged to stop domestic violence: China Daily
March 15, 2022

Experts have called for mandatory intervention and counseling sessions for perpetrators of domestic violence after video footage of a man beating his wife in front of their child went viral, renewing debate on how to prevent such incidents. Click here to read…

Jilin recorded 4,067 domestic COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, province vowed to cut off community spread within a week: Global Times
March 15, 2022

Northeast China’s Jilin Province recorded 3,076 domestically transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, 991 silent carriers on Tuesday. Officials said the cases haven’t peaked yet and that Jilin faces a “severe and complicated situation,” yet he vowed to clear transmission within communities within a week. Click here to read…

At least 6 Chinese provincial-level regions show declining population in 2021: Global Times
March 15, 2022

Data released by 16 Chinese provincial-level regions on Monday show that at least six regions have reported a decline in their permanent residents in 2021, including Beijing, provinces in North China and Central China, partly caused by decreasing births. Click here to read…

Chinese industrial design software companies rush to help DJI amid US ban: Global Times
March 14, 2022

US software firm Figma has reportedly started to sever ties with Chinese drone unicorn DJI in compliance with US sanctions, but multiple Chinese software companies have swiftly responded, vowing to give DJI a helping hand to minimize the impact of the US’ access ban. Still, contentions remain over whether Figma’s Chinese lookalikes would be powerful enough to meet DJI’s needs. Click here to read…

Xi Jinping on strengthening overall Party leadership: People’s Daily
March 15, 2022

At the just-concluded annual session of China’s national legislature, President Xi Jinping put forward five convictions that have been reinforced, of which the first is upholding the Party’s overall leadership. Click here to read…

U.S. warns China of “consequences” of aiding Russia on Ukraine war: Kyodo
March 15, 2022

U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan warned during talks with top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi on Monday that Beijing will face “consequences” if it provides Russia with military and other assistance over its invasion of Ukraine, U.S. officials said. Click here to read…

China’s central bank unexpectedly keeps medium-term policy rates unchanged: Reuters

March 15, 2022

China’s central bank kept some of its policy rates unchanged in a liquidity operation on Tuesday, dashing expectations for a cut, although investors believe policymakers may resume monetary easing soon to prop up the cooling economy. Click here to read…

China’s coronavirus lockdowns could trigger ‘shock waves’ across global supply chains: South China Morning Post
March 14, 2022

Rising coronavirus cases in China, including in economic powerhouses Shenzhen and Shanghai, are stirring fears about severe disruptions to the global shipping industry and supply chain, according to industry insiders. As the country grapples with its most severe outbreak since the initial wave in early 2020, Beijing has doubled down on its “dynamic zero-Covid strategy”, prompting local governments to impose stringent prevention measures, including lockdowns. Click here to read…

Ukraine war provides ‘new motivation’ for China to seek tech self-reliance amid Russia sanctions: South China Morning Post
March 15, 2022

Russia’s increasing isolation from the West may reinforce China’s push for self-reliance in advanced technologies, according to analysts, with Western sanctions already leaving one joint venture “effectively dead”. Moscow is facing a barrage of restrictions from the United States and the European Union over its invasion of Ukraine, raising questions over the future of its advanced technology trade, development and investment relationship with China. Click here to read…

China’s advanced J-20 stealth fighters are getting an engine upgrade: South China Morning Post
March 15, 2022

China’s most advanced stealth fighter jet, the J-20, has a new engine that has significantly boosted its performance, according to a military source. The WS-15 afterburning turbofan engine was developed in China and has increased manoeuvrability and combat capability, said the source, who requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter.
That could take the J-20, or Mighty Dragon, a step closer to rivalling the American F-22 Raptor. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, December 15, 2021

Int’l political parties praise CPC’s contribution to global democracy: Xinhuanet
December 15, 2021

The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has expanded the paths leading to the diversification of democracy and made major contributions to new developments in global democracy, a number of political parties and personages from around the world have said. The views were expressed at a briefing on the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee held by the International Department of the CPC Central Committee. Click here to read…

China releases report on global engineering frontiers: Xinhuanet
December 14, 2021

The Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) released on Tuesday a report examining the global frontiers of engineering science and technology. The annual report, titled Engineering Fronts in 2021, deals with nine engineering fields, including mechanical and vehicle engineering, information and electronic engineering, energy and mining engineering, agriculture, and medicine and health. Click here to read…

Beijing bans fireworks throughout city: Xinhuanet
December 14, 2021

Beijing’s municipal authorities will ban the use of fireworks throughout the city from January next year. With the ban, fireworks will not be available to purchase at retail outlets in the city during the Spring Festival holiday of 2022, the office of the Beijing municipal fireworks safety management coordination group announced on Tuesday. Click here to read…

China unveils plan to enhance water conservation in Yellow River basin: People’s Daily
December 15, 2021

Chinese authorities have issued a plan to improve the conservation and utilization of water resources in the Yellow River basin, as part of the country’s efforts to advance ecological protection and the high-quality development of the region. Click here to read…

Myanmar to include yuan in settlement currency for border trade with China: Global Times
December 15, 2021

Myanmar will include yuan in its official settlement currency for border trade with China starting from January 1, 2022, and the targeted settlement scale in the pilot phase is set at around 2 billion yuan ($314 million), equivalent to about one fifth of the value of cargo border trade between the two countries via inland routes, sources close to the matter told the Global TimesClick here to read…

OPPO launches its first self-developed chip, striving for chip supply autonomy: Global Times
December 14, 2021

Chinese phone maker OPPO launched its first self-developed chip on Tuesday, a key breakthrough in core technology, as more Chinese companies strive to achieve chip supply autonomy. The name of OPPO’s chip, MariSilicon X, is inspired in the Mariana Trench, the deepest place in the sea in the world, reflecting the difficulties of developing a chip, OPPO founder and CEO, Chen Mingyong, said on Tuesday adding that the company will continue increasing investment on the self-developed chip with a team of thousands in a down-to-earth manner. Click here to read…

China population: without adequate pensions, more elderly say goodbye to their golden years: South China Morning Post
December 15, 2021

Six days a week for 13 hours a day, 56-year-old Chen Qingling and her husband clean the corridors and bathrooms of an office building in Beijing to feed themselves and their son’s family. While their wealthier peers spend retirement travelling, taking dance lessons and classes in Chinese tea culture and painting, Chen – who hails from the countryside in Henan province – does not have savings or a pension to live out her golden years in comfort. Click here to read…

Xi Jinping tells China’s writers and artists to ‘practise morality and decency’: South China Morning Post
December 15, 2021

Morality and decency should be the first and foremost values for artists and writers, Chinese President Xi Jinping told a national conference on Tuesday in Beijing. “The people and times will say no to any artists and writers who fail in morality and decency,” Xi said in his address to the Federation of Chinese Literary and Art Circles and its subordinate organisation, the Chinese Writers Association. Artists and writers “who don’t respect themselves will not be respected”, the state broadcaster CCTV quoted Xi as saying. Click here to read…

China’s retail sales growth slows in latest blow to economic recovery: South China Morning Post
December 15, 2021

Retail sales growth in China slowed in November and fell short of expectations, data released on Wednesday showed, underscoring concerns raised by top decision-makers last week. Retail sales, a key measurement of consumer spending in the world’s most populous nation, grew by 3.9 per cent in last month compared with a year earlier, down from the 4.9 per cent increase in October. This was below the estimate for a rise of 4.6 per cent, made in a Bloomberg survey of analysts. Click here to read…

U.S. to blacklist 8 more Chinese companies, including DJI over Uyghur surveillance: Reuters
December 15, 2021

The United States Treasury will place eight Chinese companies including DJI, the world’s largest commercial drone manufacturer, on an investment blacklist for alleged involvement in surveillance of the Uyghur Muslim minority, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday. The Treasury will put DJI and the other firms on its “Chinese military-industrial complex companies” blacklist on Thursday, the FT report said, citing two people briefed on the move. Click here to read…