Tag Archives: Fujian

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…

China: Daily Scan, October 25, 2021

China’s top legislature adopts multiple laws as standing committee session concludes: Xinhuanet
October 23, 2021

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, adopted multiple laws including laws on family education promotion and land borders, and an amendment to the Audit Law, as it wrapped up a session on Saturday. President Xi Jinping signed presidential orders to promulgate the laws. Click here to read…

China maps path to carbon peak, neutrality under new development philosophy: Xinhuanet
October 25, 2021

Chinese authorities on Sunday unveiled a guiding document on the country’s work to achieve carbon peaking and carbon neutrality goals under the new development philosophy, laying out key specific targets and measures for the coming decades. By 2030, China’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will peak, stabilize and then decline, and by 2060, China will be carbon neutral and have fully established a green, low-carbon and circular economy, it says, reiterating the country’s previous pledge. Click here to read…

China issues position paper on cooperation with UN: Xinhuanet
October 23, 2021

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a position paper on its cooperation with the United Nations ahead of a commemorative meeting marking the 50th anniversary of the restoration of People’s Republic of China’s lawful seat in the UN. Click here to read…

China to pilot property tax reforms: Xinhuanet
October 23, 2021

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislature, on Saturday adopted a decision to authorize the State Council to pilot property tax reforms in certain regions. The move aims to advance the property tax legislation and reform in an active and prudent way, guide the rational housing consumption and the economical and intensive use of land resources, and facilitate the steady and sound development of the country’s property market, according to the decision. Click here to read…

China adopts land borders law: China Military
October 23, 2021

China’s top legislature on Saturday voted to adopt a new law on the protection and exploitation of the country’s land border areas, which will take effect on Jan. 1, 2022. Lawmakers approved the law at the closing meeting of a legislative session of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress.The law stipulates that the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the People’s Republic of China are sacred and inviolable. Click here to read…

China’s Fujian appoints acting governor: People’s Daily
October 22, 2021

Zhao Long was appointed deputy governor and acting governor of east China’s Fujian Province on Friday. The appointment was made at the 29th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th Fujian Provincial People’s Congress, the local legislature. Click here to read…

China calls for tightened response as new COVID-19 outbreak affects 11 regions: People’s Daily
October 25, 2021

A total of 11 provincial-level regions have been affected within a week as a fresh outbreak of COVID-19 emerged in China, a spokesperson with the National Health Commission (NHC) said Sunday. Sporadic cases reported in various regions have been increasing ever since Oct. 17, Mi Feng, spokesperson for the NHC, told a press conference. Click here to read…

Chinese legislators adjust national defense mobilization laws amid tense China-US ties: Global Times

October 25, 2021

Chinese legislators passed a decision to temporarily adjust the application of relevant statutory provisions during the reform of the national defense mobilization system, which expert said is not only an important part of China’s military reform, but a necessary move given the increasingly tense military environment China faces, especially the strained China-US ties. Click here to read…

Evergrande resumes work for over 10 projects to address debt issues: Global Times
October 24, 2021

Indebted property developer Evergrande has resumed work and construction on more than 10 projects in Shenzhen and five other cities in South China’s Guangdong Province to ensure the delivery of buildings, the company said on Sunday. The announcement came after Evergrande Group Chairman Xu Jiayin said at a meeting on Friday that only through resumption of work and construction can the company ensure building deliveries and address its current debt problems. Click here to read…

Sri Lanka intercepts ‘contaminated’ fertilizer from China: Taipei Times
October 25, 2021

Sri Lanka has barred a Chinese ship carrying desperately needed organic fertilizer that experts have found to be tainted with harmful bacteria, officials said yesterday. The ban comes as Sri Lanka battles food shortages caused by a currency crisis. Farmers have said that a ban on chemical fertilizer could ruin their crops this year. Click here to read…

China to accelerate US$224 billion of local bond issuance to support slowing economy: South China Morning Post

October 22, 2021

China intends to accelerate the pace of local government special bond issuance to bolster investment and economic growth, the finance ministry said on Friday, striving to complete the annual quota by the end of November. Policymakers are seeking to support a faltering recovery, as economic growth in the third quarter was the slowest this year, due partly to power shortages and wobbles in the property sector. Click here to read…

Chinese President Xi calls for global cooperation on terrorism, climate change: Reuters

October 25, 2021

China’s President Xi Jinping on Monday called for more global cooperation on problems including terrorism, climate change and cyber security, in a speech commemorating the 50th anniversary of China’s return to the United Nations. He said China opposes unilateralism, protectionism and zero-sum games. Click here to read…