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China: Daily Scan, September 27, 2022

Xi writes foreword for literature collection on rejuvenation: Xinhuanet
September 26, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a foreword, titled “Forging Ahead on the Journey to National Rejuvenation,” for works of literature collected in the Revitalization Library, which will soon be published. Click here to read…

China offers 9 bln USD to businesses to maintain jobs: Xinhuanet
September 26, 2022

China has stepped up efforts to save jobs this year, with some 64.63 billion yuan (9.19 billion U.S. dollars) having already been offered to businesses this year. Unemployment insurance refunds totaling 44.84 billion yuan were given to some 7.21 million enterprises, or more than half of all employers covered by the social security net, in the first eight months of the year, according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. Click here to read…

China’s insurance asset management association registers massive product value: Xinhuanet

September 26, 2022

The value of products registered by the Insurance Asset Management Association of China, an organization for the country’s insurance asset management industry, totaled 684.84 billion yuan (about 97.42 billion U.S. dollars) in the first eight months of the year. Click here to read…

China’s top political advisory body to meet in late October: China Daily
September 26, 2022

The Standing Committee of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China’s top political advisory body, will convene its 24th meeting from Oct 31 to Nov 2. Click here to read…

Details of Party Congress delegates expounded, 33.6% from frontlines of work and production: Global Times
September 26, 2022

After all delegates to attend the upcoming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) were selected, officials introduced in detail the characteristics of the delegation, with 33.6 percent of Party members working at the frontlines of work and production, more female representatives and more delegates from ethnic minority groups. Half of them hold postgraduate degrees, and they are from a wide range of walks of life. Click here to read…

China’s next-gen solar-powered drone expected to make debut soon: Global Times
September 26, 2022

China is expected to unveil its next-generation, solar-powered large unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with very long endurance soon, which will have a larger wingspan than its predecessors that allows it to carry larger payloads for missions including reconnaissance, monitoring and communications relay in near-space, said Chinese experts familiar with the matter on Monday. Click here to read…

North Korea, China resume cross-border freight train operation after COVID closures: Reuters
September 26, 2022

Cross-border freight train operations between North Korea and China has resumed, Beijing said on Monday, ending a five-month suspension to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Chinese foreign ministry confirmed reports out of South Korea that China and North Korea had decided to resume cross-border freight train traffic that had been suspended in April due to the pandemic. Click here to read…

Countdown to China’s Communist Party congress enters final stages with release of delegate list: South China Morning Post
September 26, 2022

Preparations for the Chinese Communist Party’s national congress next month are in their final stages, with the release of the names of more than 2,000 delegates to the event.
“Each electoral unit across the country convened a party congress or party representative meeting and elected 2,296 delegates to the 20th party congress,” state broadcaster CCTV said on Sunday. The congress will get under way on October 16 and is expected to mark the start of President Xi Jinping’s third term as the party’s leader. Click here to read…

Police in C.China’s Hunan crack money laundering case via cryptocurrency, 40 billion yuan involved: Global Times
September 27, 2022

The public security department of Hengyang county under Hengyang city, Central China’s Hunan Province announced recently that a 40-billion-yuan (($5.58 billion) money laundering case involving cryptocurrency had been cracked, which was linked to over 300 telecom fraud schemes, the National Business Daily reported on Tuesday. Click here to read…

More policy tweaks likely to settle realty: People’s Daily
September 27, 2022

China may signal more policy adjustments to stabilize the real estate market as a regulatory official recently noted that “bubble signs and the financialization trend in China’s real estate sector have been substantially reversed”, experts said. Click here to read…

China joins hands with rest of world to advance international process of firearms control: People’s Daily
September 27, 2022

China has decided to launch its domestic procedure to ratify the UN Firearms Protocol, announced the country at the general debate of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly on Sept. 24. Click here to read…

China playing prominent role in coping with global challenges: People’s Daily
September 27, 2022

Under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC), China has made remarkable achievements, becoming the world’s second largest economy, the largest trading nation, as well as a major trading partner for over 120 countries and regions. It is an important engine driving global growth. Its success is inspiring many developing countries. Click here to read…

China’s industrial profit declines accelerate as demand weakens: Reuters
September 27, 2022

Profits at China’s industrial firms shrank at a faster pace in January-August, as strict COVID restrictions and a deepening property slump weighed on domestic demand, adding to uncertainties about the faltering economy. Click here to read…

COVID-19: Chinese commentator urges virus experts to speak out: Reuters
September 27, 2022

Prominent Chinese commentator Hu Xijin on Sunday said that as China ponders its COVID-19 policies, epidemic experts need to speak out and China ought to conduct comprehensive research and make any studies transparent to the public. Click here to read…

‘Painful lessons’: call for China’s Communist Party to avoid ‘strategic mistakes’: South China Morning Post
September 27, 2022

The Communist Party cannot afford to make “strategic mistakes” as it did during the Cultural Revolution, the former executive vice-president of the Central Party School has said. He Yiting made the remark in an article published in Study Times, the school’s official publication, on Monday. He also said the party needed a “grand strategy” to lead the nation through the current turbulent and challenging times. Click here to read…

Countdown to China’s Communist Party congress enters final stages with release of delegate list: South China Morning Post
September 26, 2022

Preparations for the Chinese Communist Party’s national congress next month are in their final stages, with the release of the names of more than 2,000 delegates to the event.
“Each electoral unit across the country convened a party congress or party representative meeting and elected 2,296 delegates to the 20th party congress,” state broadcaster CCTV said on Sunday. The congress will get under way on October 16 and is expected to mark the start of President Xi Jinping’s third term as the party’s leader. Click here to read…

Former senior provincial legislator arrested for bribery: Xinhuanet
September 27, 2022

China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) announced its decision to arrest Li Jiexiang, former vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Qinghai Provincial People’s Congress, for suspected bribe-taking. Click here to read…

China discloses more evidence of cyber attacks by U.S. security agency: Xinhuanet
September 27, 2022

China on Tuesday released a new investigation report in which it said further evidence has been found to show the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) is behind “thousands of cyber attacks” on a Chinese university. Click here to read…

Researchers develop digital mask to facilitate anonymous diagnosis, privacy protection: Xinhuanet
September 27, 2022

Chinese researchers have developed a digital mask to make anonymity when seeing a doctor come true and save patients’ facial privacy, according to a research article recently published in the journal, Nature Medicine. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 173 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
September 27, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 173 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 58 were in Sichuan and 44 were in Guizhou, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Altogether 636 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

Nearly 70 countries say no to interference in China’s internal affairs: China Military
September 27, 2022

Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Tibet related issues are China’s internal affairs, and there should be no politicization of human rights and double standards, or interference in China’s internal affairs under the pretext of human rights, a group of countries stressed Monday at the on-going 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council. Click here to read…

Shanghai establishes virus research institution to deepen sharing mechanism; virologist Guan Yi appointed as chief: Global Times
September 27, 2022

The Shanghai Virus Research Institution was officially established in Shanghai on Monday, with internationally renowned virologist Guan Yi appointed as the first chief of the institute. The new institute is intended to deepen the cooperation and sharing mechanism in the field of virology research. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, August 23, 2022

Changing of China’s diplomatic guard on agenda for this year’s party congress: South China Morning Post
August 21, 2022

With cross-strait tensions skyrocketing following this month’s controversial visit to Taiwan by Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US House of Representatives, all eyes are on who will lead China’s diplomatic corps after this autumn’s party congress. The congress is expected to see President Xi Jinping secure a third term as party general secretary and usher in a new line-up of younger Communist Party leaders. Click here to read…

China’s political advisors discuss employment-first policy: Xinhuanet
August 22, 2022

The Standing Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee convened a meeting on Monday to discuss the implementation of the country’s employment-first policy. Wang Yang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, attended the opening meeting of the 23rd session of the Standing Committee of the 13th CPPCC National Committee. Click here to read…

Chinese Foreign Ministry refutes wrongful remarks by U.S. Ambassador to China concerning Taiwan region: Xinhuanet
August 22, 2022

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday refuted U.S. Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns’ wrongful remarks concerning the Taiwan region, noting his remarks confound right with wrong, and once again show the distorted and hegemonic logic of the United States. Click here to read…

Chinese public security authority urges better care for police officers: Xinhuanet
August 22, 2022

China will step up efforts to improve the care and protection provided to police officers, and see that their efforts are properly compensated, a newly released document shows. The document, released by the Communist Party of China committee of the Ministry of Public Security, calls for more efforts to safeguard the officers’ honor, protect their physical and mental health, and effectively implement relevant preferential policies. Click here to read…

China releases results of investigation into math textbook illustrations: Xinhuanet
August 22, 2022

China’s Ministry of Education (MOE) on Monday announced the results of an investigation into problematic illustrations in math textbooks for primary school students published by the People’s Education Press (PEP). According to an MOE statement, the illustrations of public concern failed to conform to the aesthetic preferences of the public in the overall painting style, and some of them did not meet high professional standards for illustration production. Certain illustrations featured errors and some other illustrations had the potential to cause misunderstandings. Click here to read…

Cooperation with China helps promote connectivity, poverty alleviation in Africa: Qiushi
August 22, 2022

When the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) was launched on May 31, 2017, Grace Wambui, a middle-aged Kenyan trader, could thus transport her goods seamlessly to earn profit. Constructed by the China Road and Bridge Corporation, the 480-km modern railway line, linking Kenya’s port city of Mombasa to the capital of Nairobi, has been at the heart of the country’s socio-economic transformation. Click here to read…

Employment stressed at CPPCC session: China Daily
August 22, 2022

China has made progress in promoting employment against the backdrop of the COVID-19 epidemic and an economic downturn, as the nation continues to implement its employment-first policy and secure a more stable job market. Click here to read…

Conference urges expediting vaccinations for seniors and vulnerable groups: China Daily
August 22, 2022

During a conference over the weekend, health officials and experts called for expediting COVID-19 vaccinations for the elderly and other vulnerable groups, while boosting research into the effects variants have on vaccines. Official data shows that as of Sunday, China had administered over 3.42 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses, and fully vaccinated over 90 percent of the population. Click here to read…

Six former staff of infamous Apple Daily to plead guilty; ‘little time left’ for diehard secessionists like Jimmy Lai: Global Times
August 22, 2022

Six former employees of Hong Kong’s secessionist media Apple Daily are going to plead guilty on the charge of violating the National Security Law (NSL) for Hong Kong, according to the court’s hearing on Monday. They faced charges of colluding with foreign forces to jeopardize national security, as well as printing, publishing, distributing, displaying, or copying inflammatory publications. Click here to read…

27 people punished over problematic math textbook illustrations: Global Times
August 22, 2022

China’s Ministry of Education (MOE) on Monday announced penalties for 27 people, including senior executives of People’s Education Press, after a three-month investigation into problematic illustrations in primary school math textbooks. The people involved either received serious warnings or were removed from their post. The Party chief of the publishing house, Huang Qiang, was given serious intra-Party warning and major demerit, and editor-in-chief Guo Ge was removed from the post. Click here to read…

Indian FM criticized for blaming China over border issue, as it’s India, not China, that has ‘disregarded’ and ‘violated’ bilateral pacts: Global Times
August 22, 2022

Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar’s recent remarks blaming China for the current China-India border issue could undermine the mutual trust and affect the development of bilateral relations, Chinese analysts warned. They said that it’s India, not China, that has disregarded and violated the bilateral pacts and encroached on China’s territory. Click here to read…

Will Toyota’s India strategy serve as reference for Chinese firms?: Global Times
August 22, 2022

Toyota is rebooting its strategy for India. This time, the Japanese carmaker is expected to focus more on lower-cost hybrids, instead of its flagship sedan in India – the Camry Hybrid, which is relatively expensive, Reuters reported on Monday. Central to Toyota’s new strategy is a drive to cut the cost of full hybrid powertrains by carrying out localized production in India, the report said. Click here to read…

China’s aviation regulator sets up goals for drone industry: Reuters
August 22, 2022

China’s civil aviation regulator on Monday proposed a roadmap for development of its civilian drone industry, saying it wanted to boost their use in inner-city logistics and eventually for long-haul goods transport. The proposed plan by the Civil Aviation Administration of China detailed various targets the regulator wanted its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry to reach by the years 2025, 2030 and 2035, including improving regulations and expanding airspace capacity for civilian UAVs. Click here to read…

Chinese military ship leaves Sri Lanka after controversial visit: Reuters
August 22, 2022

A Chinese military survey ship that docked at Sri Lanka’s Chinese-built port of Hambantota despite opposition from neighbouring India left on Monday after a week-long stay, the port company told Reuters. Click here to read…

Further policy support to shore up NEVs: People’s Daily
August 23, 2022

China’s latest package of favorable moves for new energy vehicles, including exempting NEV purchase taxes for another year, is expected to further ensure the sector’s smooth and healthy development, analysts said. Click here to read…

Pinduoduo to launch international e-commerce platform next month: Reuters
August 23, 2022

Chinese e-commerce giant Pinduoduo (PDD.O) plans to launch a cross-border e-commerce platform next month which will target the United States as its first market, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. The company, a rival of Alibaba Group and JD.com in China, has briefed its merchants but details have not yet been finalized, the source said, declining to be named as the information was not public. Click here to read…

China says COVID has exacerbated decline in births, marriages: Reuters
August 23, 2022

China’s National Health Commission said COVID-19 has contributed to the decline in the country’s marriage and birth rates that has accelerated in recent years due to the high costs of education and child-rearing. Many women are continuing to delay their plans to marry or have children, it said, adding that rapid economic and social developments have led to “profound changes”.Click here to read…

Changing of China’s diplomatic guard on agenda for this year’s party congress: South China Morning Post
August 21, 2022

With cross-strait tensions skyrocketing following this month’s controversial visit to Taiwan by Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US House of Representatives, all eyes are on who will lead China’s diplomatic corps after this autumn’s party congress. The congress is expected to see President Xi Jinping secure a third term as party general secretary and usher in a new line-up of younger Communist Party leaders. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 308 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 23, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 308 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 205 were in Hainan Province, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Altogether 1,440 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on Monday, including 520 in Hainan and 518 in Tibet Autonomous Region, said the commission in its report. Click here to read…

Rice-producing areas rev up drought relief: China Daily
August 23, 2022

Despite persistent drought, Cao Liming, a 50-year-old farmer in Jiangxi province, is still looking forward to a bumper harvest this year. Cao contracts about 12.7 hectares of farmland in Zhouxi township, where the irrigation water source relies mainly on Poyang Lake, China’s largest freshwater lake. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, November 30, 2021

Yin Li elected Party chief of China’s Fujian: Xinhuanet
November 30, 2021

Yin Li has been elected secretary of the Fujian Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Yin was elected to the post at the first plenary session of the 11th CPC Fujian Provincial Committee on Monday. Click here to read…

Senior Jiangxi provincial legislator under probe: Xinhuanet
November 29, 2021

Gong Jianhua, a vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Jiangxi Provincial People’s Congress, is being investigated for suspected severe violations of discipline and law. Gong has turned himself in and is under investigation by the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission, according to a statement released on Monday.Click here to read…

China unveils regulation on securities, futures violations: Xinhuanet
November 29, 2021

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has signed a State Council decree unveiling a regulation on new law-enforcement methods for individuals and corporations violating laws in the country’s capital market. The new regulation, which will take effect on Jan. 1, 2022 details fresh measures for government enforcement departments in handling individuals and corporations that break securities or futures laws but promise to rectify illegal behaviors, compensate investors for losses and eliminate negative effects. Click here to read…

Tibet sends out nearly 9 bln kWh of electricity: Xinhuanet
November 29, 2021

The Tibet Electric Power Co., Ltd. of the State Grid said it transmitted 8.98 billion kWh of electricity out of the region from 2015 to this summer. All the electricity sent out was generated by clean energy, the company said. In 2015, Tibet sent electricity to neighboring Qinghai Province for the first time, with 1.81 million kWh per day, marking that Tibet’s clean energy began to participate in the regional balance of power supply in northwest China and the optimization and adjustment of the country’s energy structure, said the company. Click here to read…

Policies aim to help ease burden of child raising: China Daily
November 30, 2021

More favorable parental leave policies have been rolled out in Chinese cities and provinces recently in an effort to reduce the burden of childbirth and child care. More than 10 cities and provinces, including Beijing and Shanghai and Jiangxi and Qinghai provinces, have launched detailed measures, such as longer parental leave, to support couples having more children. Click here to read…

Drones adapted to marine observation: China Daily
November 29, 2021

China has begun to deploy unmanned aircraft to carry out marine meteorological observation, according to Aviation Industry Corp of China, the nation’s leading aircraft maker and the program’s contractor. The State-owned defense conglomerate said on Saturday that under a contract from China Meteorological Administration, it has started using a Wing Loong 10 unmanned aircraft to observe cloud cover, temperature, humidity and wind above the ocean’s surface to provide data support to researchers at the administration. Click here to read…

Draft amendment to China’s Teachers Law to regulate rights, obligations and competency undergoes public consultation: Global Times
November 30, 2021

China’s Ministry of Education on Monday issued a notice for public consultation on the draft amendment of the Teachers Law, which will establish an award mechanism for teachers who have made significant contributions to education. The draft amendment is open to public consultation until December 20. The draft revision also regulates the basic rights and obligations of teachers, including the right to assess students’ behavior and academic performance as well as the rights to praise, reward, criticize and discipline students, according to the draft revision. Click here to read…

College teacher punished for insulting comments on Chinese history: Global Times
November 29, 2021

A teacher of Nanjing University of Finance & Economics was punished for releasing insulting comments on Chinese history. He has been removed from his teaching post and demanded to make a public apology. Some netizens said that Feng Jihai, a teacher from the School of Journalism in Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, had released improper and insulting words on Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter-like social media. Click here to read…

China-India border: building boom in the Himalayas as Beijing shores up troops and weapons for winter: South China Morning Post
November 30, 2021

China has built underground shelters along its borders with India in the Himalayas to protect its troops and weapons as tensions between the two countries persist into the harsh winter.The People’s Liberation Army Western Theatre Command, which oversees the border areas with India, has sped up construction of below-ground facilities to preserve most of its strategic bases and barracks, according to Chinese state media and a military observer. Posts appeared on Chinese social media showing the subterranean structures and quoted experts at a recent impact dynamics seminar organised by State Key Laboratory of Explosion Science and Technology in Beijing as saying they were designed for military assets of strategic value, such as an underground command centre, hangars or missile storage. Click here to read…

Chinese province targets journalists, foreign students with planned new surveillance system: Reuters
November 30, 2021

Security officials in one of China’s largest provinces have commissioned a surveillance system they say they want to use to track journalists and international students among other “suspicious people”, documents reviewed by Reuters showed. A July 29 tender document published on the Henan provincial government’s procurement website – reported in the media for the first time – details plans for a system that can compile individual files on such persons of interest coming to Henan using 3,000 facial recognition cameras that connect to various national and regional databases. Click here to read…