Tag Archives: Henan

China: Daily Scan, July 13, 2022

Xi encourages young people across the Taiwan Strait to strive for national rejuvenation: Xinhuanet
July 12, 2022

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday encouraged young people across the Taiwan Strait to jointly strive for the Chinese Dream of national rejuvenation. He made the remarks in a letter replying to young people from China’s Taiwan who were attending the Straits Youth Forum. Click here to read…

China sees constant progress in civil helicopter industry: Xinhuanet
July 12, 2022

China has seen constant progress in the civil helicopter manufacturing sector, which will greatly sustain the country’s demands in emergency rescue and other fields. The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has recently achieved multiple advances in major civil helicopter models, such as the AC352 medium civil helicopter and AC313A large civil helicopter, according to the AVIC, the country’s leading aircraft maker. Click here to read…

China aims to build modern national road network by 2035: Xinhuanet
July 12, 2022

China has unveiled a plan outlining major targets for a national road network as part of its efforts to sustain a modern economic system with an improved inter-area transport layout and increased traffic capacity, the country’s top economic planner said Tuesday. Click here to read…

China to launch work-relief programs for major projects: Xinhuanet
July 12, 2022

The State Council has approved a plan to launch work-relief programs for major projects in order to boost employment and increase local incomes, according to a circular released on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Advancing High-Quality and Sustainable Development of China’s Social Security Programs: Quishi
July 12, 2022

Today, the Political Bureau is holding its 28th group study session on the theme of refining the social security system that covers the entire population. The purpose of today’s session is to advance high-quality and sustainable development of our country’s social security system by evaluating its current status, discussing existing problems, and setting clear approaches to making improvements while taking targets and tasks of the 14th Five-Year Plan into account. Click here to read…

Weaving a Strong Social Security Net: Quishi
July 12, 2022

At the 28th group study session of the Political Bureau of the 19th CPC Central Committee, General Secretary Xi Jinping, considering the overall development of the cause of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the country, described the importance of social security to the long-term stability of the country, systemically addressed major questions on the direction, foundation, and strategy of China’s social security programs, and put forward a series of new ideas, conclusions, and requirements, which have charted the direction of social security development and provided a fundamental guidance for our work. Click here to read…

China-Pakistan joint naval drill enters live-fire phase with participation of both countries’ Type 054A frigates for 1st time: Global Times
July 12, 2022

The ongoing China-Pakistan joint naval drill off Shanghai entered a live-fire phase on Tuesday after wrapping up the exchange phase on shore, with analysts saying that the Pakistan Navy’s China-built Type 054A/P frigate is expected to gain valuable experience from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s vessel of the same type. Click here to read…

China’s Henan bank customers face harassment, job loss over protests: Reuters
July 12, 2022

A woman who was injured on Sunday when a protest by roughly 1,000 bank customers in central China was violently broken up by security personnel said she continues to face harassment. Still bearing bruises from kicks to her front and back, the 32-year-old woman surnamed Geng said she was awoken on Tuesday morning by loud knocks on her door from men claiming there was a water leak in her flat. Click here to read…

China’s top procuratorate orders arrest of ex-provincial-level official: Xinhuanet
July 13, 2022

China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate has ordered the arrest of Liu Hongwu, formerly a senior official in Guangxi of south China, for suspected bribe-taking, an official statement said Wednesday. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 57 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
July 13, 2022

The Chinese mainland Tuesday reported 57 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 16 in Guangdong and eight in Gansu, the National Health Commission said Wednesday. Click here to read…

China to ease residency restrictions in urban areas: China Daily
July 13, 2022

China will relax the restrictions for urban household registration in the 2021-2025 period, said a plan released by the National Development and Reform Commission Tuesday. The country will lift all limits on household registration in cities with less than 3 million residents and ease those in cities with populations of 3-5 million. Click here to read…

Xi’an official expelled for poor performance, bribes: China Daily
July 13, 2022

A senior official in charge of emergency medical services in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China and removed from public office for taking bribes and his poor performance in dealing with the city’s epidemic earlier this year. Click here to read…

Chinese local govts redress too strict anti-epidemic policies amid central govt, public supervision: Global Times
July 13, 2022

Chinese local governments are redressing some local policies, which were deemed as being too strict or discriminatory against recovered COVID-19 patients, after the central government urged local governments to rectify such regulations amid continued efforts to balance epidemic control and maintain normal life. Click here to read…

China makes educational resources more balanced through application of information technology: People’s Daily
July 13, 2022

Information technology is narrowing urban-rural and regional digital gaps and bringing rural students closer to renowned schools and teachers, connecting the students to a broader world. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, July 11, 2022

Afghanistan
Afghan Coal Sold to Companies Linked to Pakistan Army: Analyst: Tolo News

Owners of coal factories in Afghanistan said the Afghan coal is being sold to three Pakistani companies: Fauji Fertilizer Power Station, Cherat Cement Factory and Lucky Cement and Coal. Economists said these companies are connected with the Pakistan Army. Click here to read…

Islamic Emirate Leader Vows to Enforce Islamic Law Across Country: Tolo News

The supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate, Mawlawi Hebatullah Akhundzada, vowed to enforce the Islamic system in Afghanistan. In audio recorded from Eid prayers in Eid-Gaah Mosque in Kandahar, Mawlawi Hebatullah Akhundzada, the Islamic Emirate’s leader, said that the laws which were not based on Sharia in the previous government will be demolishedClick here to read…

Kabul Sees Hike in Customs Revenue amid Hunger Strikes: The Khaama Press

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) said it has collected more than 24 billion Afs in revenue from customs offices within the first three months of the fiscal year – a promising figure for a country that has been suffering from financial loose since the fall last August. Click here to read…

Bangladesh
Commit to country’s wellbeing with spirit of sacrifice: PM- The Daily Star

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on the eve of the holy Eid-Ul-Azha, has urged all to devote themselves to the welfare of the country while being imbued with the spirit of sacrifice. Click here to read…

Forfeit leaseholders’ deposits if they don’t clean up cattle markets: Mayor Atiqul- The Daily Star

Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Md Atiqul Islam today said deposit money of leaseholders will be declared forfeit if they do not clean up cattle markets under DNCC. Click here to read…

Over 12 crore Bangladeshis can’t afford a healthy diet- The Daily Star

It is roughly Tk 286 ($3.064) in Bangladesh whereas the global average is about Tk 331 ($3.54), according to the UN’s flagship report styled “The state of food security and nutrition in the world 2022: Repurposing Food and Agricultural Policies to Make Healthy Diets More Affordable.” Click here to read…

Dhaka cattle markets finally booming- The Daily Star

After seeing a scarcity of customers, Dhaka’s cattle markets have started gaining momentum after Juma prayers yesterday, as a huge number of buyers rushed to the markets. Click here to read…

“Recall with gratitude Abe’s contributions to elevating Bangladesh-Japan relations”- The Daily Star

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (July 8, 2022) expressed deep shock at former Japanese premier Shinzo Abe’s assassination, calling his sudden demise a great loss for Japan and the world. Click here to read…

Bhutan
Bhutan embarks on small hydropower projects for energy security- Kuensel

The Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC) will begin construction of three small hydropower projects, one each at Lhuentse, Zhemgang and Haa, with a total generation capacity of 104 megawatts (MW). Click here to read…

Are managed-out civil servants eligible to contest elections?- Kuensel

With the next parliamentary elections approaching, the political ambitions of the executives who have been managed out through the leadership assessment exercise hinges on what the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) decides. Click here to read…

Walups question legality of land, owner refutes- Kuensel

There are about 30 households in Walungna. Villagers said they were never consulted nor knew that a new settler had bought 14 acres of land above the village, once their tsamdro (grazing land). Click here to read…

Their Majesties offer prayers and butter lamps for late former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe- Bhutan Times

His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen offered prayers and butter lamps at Tashichhodzong yesterday for the late former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Cabinet ministers, senior government officials, members of the diplomatic community and the Japanese community in Bhutan attended the ceremony. Click here to read…

Sudhakar Dalela appointed as next Ambassador to Bhutan- The Print

Sudhakar Dalela, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1993 batch has been appointed as the Ambassador of India to the Royal Kingdom of Bhutan, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Saturday. Click here to read…

Maldives
Maldives seeks loan from Bangladesh – The Daily Star

In another show of the growing strength of Bangladesh’s economy, the government might give loans to the Maldives after the Island nation sought funds. If the government agrees to the request, it will mark the second time that Bangladesh has lent money to another country. Click here to read…

Bilateral ties between Maldives and South Sudan will continue to flourish: FM Shahid – Raajje

Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid has expressed confidence that the bilateral ties of friendship between Maldives and South Sudan will continue to develop and flourish in the years ahead. Minister Shahid stated this in his message of felicitations to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of South Sudan, Mayiik Ayii Deng, on the occasion of their Independence Day. Click here to read…

Junta forces overrun resistance base in northwestern Myanmar – Myanmar Now

A base belonging to the anti-junta Yaw Defence Force (YDF) in Magway Region’s Htilin Township was attacked by junta troops last week, forcing resistance fighters to abandon the site and some 20m kyat (US$10,800) worth of supplies. Click here to read…

Blinken hits at ASEAN for lack of pressure on Myanmar – Federal News Network

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is criticizing Southeast Asian nations for not doing enough to press Myanmar’s military government to return the country to the path of democracy following last year’s power seizure. Click here to read…

India running out of options in Myanmar as a civil war rages and China backs the junta – National Herald India

The military junta in Myanmar, which seized power in a coup in February last year, have had luck and China on their side, making them far less vulnerable to external pressure than the Taliban in Afghanistan. Click here to read…

Junta Watch: Coup Leader Says Military Still Needed in Politics; Another ASEAN Snub, and More – The Irrawaddy

Offering a view that is the complete opposite of that held by the Myanmar people, junta chief Min Aung Hlaing said during a meeting with military personnel and their families in Pulaw Township, Ayeyarwady Region on Monday that the Tatmadaw (Myanmar’s military) must continue to take a leadership role in the country’s politics and maintain its oversight position as the “guardian” of the country. Click here to read…

Nepal
NRB seeks suggestions for monetary policy- Himalayan Times

The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has sought suggestions for the monetary policy. Click here to read…

New citizenship bill does away with 7 years wait- Himalayan Times

The government registered a new citizenship bill last night proposing to continue the provision that allows foreign women married to Nepali men to obtain matrimonial naturalisation immediately after they take steps to renounce the citizenship of their mother country. Click here to read…

CPC foreign department chief Liu arrives in Kathmandu- Himalayan Times

Foreign Department Chief of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Liu Jianchao, arrived here this morning, leading an eight-member delegation. Click here to read…

Deuba government taking a leaf out of Oli’s book in obscene fashion, experts say- Kathmandu Post

A bill to amend Constitutional Council Act comes as the latest case to demonstrate current administration is no different from the previous one in disregarding rule of law. Click here to read…

Tax waiver sets off investment rush in automobile assembly plants- Kathmandu Post

Six motor vehicle assembly companies with a combined capital of Rs6.83 billion have been registered with the Industry Department in the current fiscal year. Click here to read…

Govt holds discussion with UML leader Nembang on citizenship bill- Republica

The government has expedited consultation with the main opposition party to endorse the citizenship bill through parliament. Click here to read…

Deuba protested Oli’s intent to change Constitutional Council rules. But, he is proposing the same changes now- OnlineKhabar

KP Sharma Oli issued the same ordinance between 2019 and 2021 introducing changes in the rules of the operation of the Constitutional Council. The ordinance was never endorsed in parliament as the then main opposition Nepali Congress was against it. Click here to read…

No closure after Nepal’s insurgency- Nepali Times

Sixteen years after the conflict ended, families still struggle for transitional justice. Click here to read…

Pakistan
Severe urban flooding in Karachi after record heavy downpour: The Express Tribune

The port city is facing severe urban flooding and continuous torrential rainfall since Sunday night with predictions that heavy downpour will continue for hours to come on Monday. Click here to read…

Deadline extended for energy standards: The Express Tribune

The government has extended the deadline for implementing the minimum energy performance standards for electric fans in an effort to minimise
power outages. Click here to read…

PM Shahbaz Shaarif extends Eid greetings to Erdogan, King Hamad: The News

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday held a telephonic call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan, conveyed warm greetings to the government and people of Türkiye on the happy occasion of Eidul Azha. Click here to read…

Editorial: CPEC resumption: Dawn

Work has reportedly resumed on the Main Line 1 (ML-1) upgradation project, the largest component of China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Pakistan and the centrepiece of the second phase of CPEC. Click here to read…

Two PMLN ministers resign to participate in by-poll campaign: The News

Former speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and former provincial health minister Khwaja Salman Raffique resigned from their posts. PMLN Deputy Secretary Information and Punjab Law Minister Atta Tarar said that both the PMLN leaders had resigned from their posts to participate in the by-election campaign. Click here to read…

Sri Lanka
GR confirms to resign on Wednesday; Presidential Polls before March- The Daily Mirror

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will end his presidency on Wednesday after handing in his resignation to the Parliament Speaker after which a decision has been taken to hold a presidential and parliamentary election before March next year, senior political sources told Daily Mirror last evening. Click here to read…

Slain Japanese PM’s funeral tomorrow; SL declares day of mourning- The Daily Mirror

Tomorrow, the country will observe a state of mourning as a mark of respect to the longest served late Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Click here to read…

More than 1.5mn litrs of fuel distributed so far: LIOC MD- The Daily Mirror

More than 1.5 million litres of petrol and diesel have been released for distribution so far from the oil terminal at Trincomalee, Manoj Gupta, Managing Director, Lanka IOC PLC said. Click here to read…

India denies report of sending Indian troops to SL- The Daily Mirror
The Indian High Commission in Colombo categorically denied speculative reports in sections of media and social media about India sending her troops to Sri Lanka. Click here to read…

Pope Francis appeals for peace for SL- The Daily Mirror

Pope Francis has renewed his appeal for peace in Sri Lanka today. “I unite myself to the sorrow of the Sri Lankan people, who continue to suffer the effects of political and economic instability,” Pope Francis said on Sunday, following the weekly prayers. Click here to read…

India always stands with Sri Lanka, no refugee crisis at the moment: Jaishankar- The Daily Mirror

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday said that India has been providing assistance to Sri Lanka and is monitoring the developments in the island nation adding that there is no refugee crisis now. Click here to read…

EU calls on all parties to focus on a peaceful, democratic transition in SL- The Daily Mirror

The European Union (EU) today called on all parties to cooperate and focus on a peaceful, democratic and orderly transition in Sri Lanka. Click here to read…

US urges SL leaders to work ‘quickly’ to address ‘discontent’- The Daily Mirror

As President Gotabaya Rajapaksa prepares to step down, the United States calls on “the Sri Lankan Parliament to approach this juncture with a commitment to the betterment of the nation – not any one political party,” a State Department spokesperson said as Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Thailand. Click here to read…

IMF hopes for resolution of SL crisis to allow bailout talks- The Daily Mirror

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it is hoping for a resolution to Sri Lanka’s political turmoil that will allow a resumption of talks for a bailout package after a violent day of protests. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, June 15, 2022

Xi calls for creating a new chapter in Sichuan’s development: Xinhuanet
June 10, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made an inspection tour of southwest China’s Sichuan Province. Xi stressed resolute implementation of the decisions and plans of the CPC Central Committee, carrying forward the great founding spirit of the Party, and being firm in the general principle of pursuing progress while ensuring stability. Click here to read…

Senior CPC official underscores studying, implementing Xi Thought: Xinhuanet
June 10, 2022

Huang Kunming, a senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official, on Friday underscored the necessity of studying and implementing Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era. Click here to read…

Chinese, U.S. defense chiefs agree to enhance strategic mutual trust, properly manage differences: Xinhuanet
June 10, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin agreed on Friday to enhance strategic mutual trust and properly manage differences between the militaries of the two countries. Click here to read…

Major water transfer project to start construction in China: Xinhuanet
June 10, 2022

The construction of a project to channel water from China’s Yangtze River to the Hanjiang River will start by the end of this month, the Ministry of Water Resources said on Friday. With a total investment of 59.8 billion yuan (about 8.93 billion U.S. dollars), the project is a supplement to the middle route of the country’s South-to-North Water Diversion Project. Click here to read…

Tycoon sentenced to death with reprieve for bribery: China Daily
June 10, 2022

Yun Gongmin, a former tycoon in China’s electricity industry, was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for accepting more than 468 million yuan ($70.2 million) in bribes, a court in Northeast China’s Jilin province ruled on Thursday. Click here to read…

Drug negotiations saved Chinese patients billions: China Daily
June 10, 2022

The National Healthcare Security Administration said recently that Chinese patients saved nearly 150 billion yuan ($22.4 billion) in costs last year as a result of its price negotiation program with drug manufacturers and reimbursement through national medical security funds. Click here to read…

Yangquan in N China’s Shanxi shifts to green development through burgeoning automated driving industry: People’s Daily
June 10, 2022

Once having thrived on its local coal industry, Yangquan city, in north China’s Shanxi Province, has successfully blazed a new trail in the automated driving industry. Since 2012, the city has shifted to a green development path, and has become China’s first city to carry out autonomous driving in all of its administrative areas, having meanwhile served as a pilot city for the application of the Internet of Things in China. Click here to read…

U.S., China defense chiefs trade barbs over Taiwan situation: Kyodo
June 10, 2022

U.S. and Chinese defense chiefs on Friday traded barbs over the situation surrounding self-ruled democratic Taiwan on the fringes of a key security meeting in Asia, with both sides warning against actions that they view as destabilizing. Click here to read…

Tesla cancels three June online hiring events for China: Reuters
June 10, 2022

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has cancelled three online recruitment events for China scheduled this month, the latest development after Chief Executive Elon Musk threatened job cuts at the electric car maker, saying it was “overstaffed” in some areas. Click here to read…

U.S., China defense chiefs trade barbs over Taiwan situation: Kyodo
June 10, 2022

U.S. and Chinese defense chiefs on Friday traded barbs over the situation surrounding self-ruled democratic Taiwan on the fringes of a key security meeting in Asia, with both sides warning against actions that they view as destabilizing. Click here to read…

Chinese local governments speed up implementation of policy to stabilize economy in crucial quarter: Global Times

June 11, 2022

Senior leaders of several Chinese provinces have recently made field trips to coordinate on the solution to problems encountered by the local economy, the latest efforts by China’s local authorities to promote the implementation of various policies and measures aimed at stabilizing the economy. Click here to read…

Beijing warns of ‘explosive’ COVID outbreak, Shanghai conducts mass testing: Reuters

June 11, 2022

China’s capital Beijing is experiencing an “explosive” COVID-19 outbreak connected to a bar, a government spokesman said on Saturday, as the commercial hub, Shanghai,conducted mass testing to contain a jump in cases tied to a hair salon. Click here to read…

Chinese fighter crash kills civilian: Taipei Times

June 11, 2022

A Chinese air force jet crashed into houses during a training mission in central China, killing one person on the ground and injuring two others, state media said. The report was unusual because China generally keeps military accidents under wraps or emphasizes the heroic role of the pilot in avoiding casualties on the ground. Click here to read…

Chinese local governments speed up implementation of policy to stabilize economy in crucial quarter: Global Times

June 11, 2022

Senior leaders of several Chinese provinces have recently made field trips to coordinate on the solution to problems encountered by the local economy, the latest efforts by China’s local authorities to promote the implementation of various policies and measures aimed at stabilizing the economy. Click here to read…

China’s Xiamen to build 5G-powered telemedicine platform for eye diseases: Xinhuanet

June 12, 2022

Xiamen, a coastal city in east China’s Fujian Province, will build a 5G-based telemedicine platform for eye diseases, as part of its efforts to promote smart medicine and health. Approved by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the project is one of the “5G plus medical and health” application pilot projects in the country. Click here to read…

Senior military officials of China, Pakistan advocate more coordination and cooperation: China Military

June 12, 2022

Vice Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) General Zhang Youxia met with the visiting Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Qingdao, capital city of east China’s Shandong province, on the morning of June 12, 2022. Click here to read…

China bears no responsibility for border conflicts with India: Chinese Defense Minister: Global Times

June 12, 2022

The merits of the China-India border conflicts are very clear, and the responsibility does not lie with China, said China’s State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe at the International Institute for Strategic Studies’ 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on Sunday morning. Click here to read…

China bids to strengthen vocational education amid a new wave of industrial transformation: Global Times

June 12, 2022
China has ramped up efforts to promote the development of its vocational education system, aiming to expand the nation’s employment channels while cultivating more targeted talent for emerging high-tech industries, which is in line with the country’s economic transformationClick here to read…

Chinese defense minister elaborates China’s Vision for Regional Order at 19th Shangri-La Dialogue: China Military

June 12, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe delivered a speech on “China’s Vision for Regional Order” at the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on June 12, 2022. General Wei pointed out that the human society is undergoing multiple crises rarely seen in history, and the right course lies in maintaining and implementing multilateralism and promoting the establishment of a community with a shared future for mankind. Click here to read…

What’s fuelling China’s lithium rush in Zimbabwe? The long game on zero carbon: South China Morning Post

June 13, 2022

Zimbabwe holds Africa’s largest lithium reserves, the fifth-largest globally, with its province of Masvingo home to the Bikita mine – site of the world’s largest-known deposit of the metal at around 11 million tonnes. The resource, however, has remained largely untapped for decades due to a lack of investment. But the growing global demand for electric vehicles has seen Bikita and other Zimbabwean mines attract more Chinese companies in recent years, turning the southern African nation into China’s next frontier for the key EV battery component. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 69 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet

June 13, 2022
The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 69 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 29 in Beijing, 27 in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and 11 in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said Monday. Click here to read…

Smart expressway in China makes travel more convenient, faster, safer: Quishi

June 13, 2022

Thanks to intelligent transformation, a section of the Beijing-Taipei expressway, a partially completed smart expressway that will connect Beijing and Taipei, southeast China’s Taiwan, has seen its monthly average number of traffic accidents decrease by 40.9 percent from 66 to 39, and the average handling time of accidents drop from 28 minutes to 19 minutes, with the accident handling efficiency increasing by 32.1 percent. Click here to read…

Digital technology helps narrow regional divides: China Daily

June 13, 2022

The development of digital technology is expected to narrow the economic gap between eastern and western China, according to a new report on the digital countryside released by Peking University’s New Rural Development Research Institute and AliResearch, the research arm of Alibaba Group. Click here to read…

China to fight at all costs for its sovereignty: China Daily

June 13, 2022

China will have no choice but to go to war and fight to the end if anyone dares to separate Taiwan from the motherland, said State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, May 26, 2022

Xi meets heroes, role models from public security system: Xinhuanet
May 25, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday met representatives of a meeting commending heroes and role models from the public security system. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, offered warm congratulations to the representatives, and extended sincere greetings to police and auxiliary police officers from across the country. Click here to read…

China’s top political advisor inspects Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture: Xinhuanet
May 25, 2022

China’s top political advisor Wang Yang has stressed the importance of advancing high-quality development and ensuring lasting stability in the country’s prefectures and counties with large Tibetan populations. Click here to read…

BRICS ministers urge inclusiveness, mutual learning in cultural partnership: Xinhuanet
May 25, 2022

BRICS culture ministers met virtually on Tuesday, calling for deepened cooperation on cultural digitalization, cultural-relic protection and the construction of cultural-exchange platforms. Click here to read…

World Bank approves funds to promote biodiversity, carbon neutrality in Chinese cities: Xinhuanet
May 25, 2022

The World Bank has decided to provide funds for an urban environment project in China to promote biodiversity conservation and carbon neutrality, the country’s finance ministry said Wednesday. Click here to read…

Huawei cloud service sees robust growth in Bangladeshi market: Xinhuanet
May 25, 2022

China’s telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday said its cloud service is gaining popularity in the Bangladeshi market. The company said the Bangladeshi government is using HUAWEI CLOUD in meeting myriads of digital needs, with many leading local and multinational companies also benefiting from the cloud service. Click here to read…

China’s central SOEs to ease strains for small firms, nurture growth: Xinhuanet
May 25, 2022

China’s centrally-administered state-owned enterprises (SOEs) will help struggling small businesses address pressing difficulties and shore up growth, said a circular unveiled Wednesday. Click here to read…

Scientists engineer new material that can harvest energy 24-hr uninterrupted: Xinhuanet
May 25, 2022

A new type of material has been developed that can absorb heat from the sun during the day and emit energy to outer space to harvest cooling at night, according to a recently published article. Click here to read…

Senior Beijing health official removed from office: Xinhuanet
May 25, 2022

Yu Luming, former director of the Beijing Municipal Health Commission, has been removed from his post over serious violations of Party discipline and laws. The decision was made at the 39th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 15th Beijing Municipal People’s Congress on Wednesday. Click here to read…

PLA conducts combat-readiness patrol and training exercises around Taiwan Island: China Military
May 25, 2022

“The Eastern Theater Command (ETC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has recently organized joint combat-readiness security patrol and real-combat training exercises involving multiple services and arms in the waters and airspace around the Taiwan Island,” said Army Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the PLA Eastern Theater Command, in a written statement on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Chinese courts explore blockchain application: China Daily
May 25, 2022

A judicial blockchain alliance between Chinese courts and other sectors is expected to be built by 2025, according to a guideline from China’s top court. The alliance will promote deep integration of rule of law and technology as well as better serve economic and social governance, according to the 32-article guideline issued by the Supreme People’s Court on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Seminar details China’s approach to common prosperity: China Daily
May 25, 2022

A recent seminar in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, about Zheng Yongnian’s latest book, The Chinese Approach to Common Prosperity, detailed endeavors related to common prosperity in the country and how it can be of value to the world. Click here to read…

Shanghai ramps up financial support for tech firms: China Daily
May 25, 2022

Shanghai will offer rental reductions or exemptions for small and micro-sized tech firms in scientific and technological innovation hubs, including university science parks and State-owned technology business incubators, so as to help these firms address financial burdens arising from the latest COVID-19 wave in the city. a href=”http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202205/25/WS628de10ba310fd2b29e5eed3.html” target=”_blank”>Click here to read…

Chongqing at center of new China-Myanmar corridor: China Daily
May 25, 2022

A train fully loaded with 60 containers of mechanical devices, electronic components and auto parts departed on Monday from Chongqing. It will arrive in Lincang, Yunnan province, and then the cargo will be transported to Mandalay, Myanmar, by highway in 15 days, marking the opening of a new international rail service between inland China and the Southeast Asian country. Click here to read…

12 COVID cases identified in Liaoning: China Daily
May 25, 2022

Liaoning province reported a total of 11 local asymptomatic carriers and one imported case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, authorities said on Wednesday. All the local infections were found in Dandong city, located in the southeastern part of the province. Click here to read…

PLA exercise near Taiwan meant to serve as warning to island, US: China Daily
May 25, 2022

The People’s Liberation Army Eastern Theater Command recently carried out interservice combat exercises in the air and waters near Taiwan, according to a theater spokesman. Senior Colonel Shi Yi said in a statement on Wednesday that the operations were intended to serve as a warning to the United States and Taiwan for their recent actions. Click here to read…

Chinese scientists to create 3D map of glaciers on Mount Qomolangma, share it globally: Global Times
May 25, 2022

As a month-long comprehensive scientific expedition to Mount Qomolangma, also known as Mount Everest, has drawn to an end, Chinese glaciologist Kang Shichang – who led a glacier and pollutant research group as part of the expedition – said that they will form a 3D digital map of the glaciers on Mount Qomolangma based on their field measurements, and the related research and data will be shared with international scientists. Click here to read…

Xi stresses China’s human rights progress, warns certain countries not to lecture others, politicize human rights issues in video meeting with Bachelet: Global Times
May 25, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet via video link on Wednesday, during which Xi talked about major issues on China’s human rights developments and stressed that each country should be allowed to explore suitable paths of human rights development based on national realities and warned against certain countries that lecture others on human rights, politicize the issue and use it as a tool to apply double standards. Click here to read…

CPEC won’t be derailed by inflated economic woes of Pakistan: Global Times
May 25, 2022

Economic headwinds in Pakistan have aroused concerns over whether the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project will be affected. It is neither the first time, and unlikely to be the last time that Western media outlets slander the CPEC. Some media may try to claim that a bad enough economic downturn could lead to a collapse of the CPEC, but those people are going to be deeply disappointed. Click here to read…

China holds unprecedented meeting on stabilizing economy with focus on policy implementation: Global Times
May 25, 2022

China’s State Council, the cabinet, on Wednesday held what has been seen as an unprecedented national video teleconference on stabilizing the economy with reportedly upwards of 100,000 participants, including officials of various levels, stressing the need to better implement measures to safeguard market entities, employment, people’s livelihood and keep the economy operating in a reasonable range. Click here to read…

China’s Communist Party expels state-owned insurer’s executive accused of graft: Reuters
May 25, 2022

China’s ruling Communist Party has expelled a former chief accountant of state-controlled PICC Property and Casualty Co (2328.HK) from the party, accusing him of illegal activities and taking bribes, the anti-graft watchdog said on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Beijing lets university students go home after campus Covid protest: South China Morning Post
May 25, 2022

University students in Beijing have been allowed to leave closed campuses and return home after hundreds gathered on campus on Tuesday night to vent their frustration at the Chinese capital’s hardline Covid-19 control measures. Beijing Education Commission spokesman Li Yi said on Wednesday that universities were key areas of epidemic control and campuses needed to remain closed, but universities could be flexible and allow students to return to their hometowns. “Students can return to their homes and hometowns in a safe and orderly manner…Students need to be guided with good protection and return directly to their families in closed-loop management,” Li said. Click here to read…

Chinese scientists build robot earthworm to explore engine pipes: South China Morning Post
May 26, 2022

Chinese scientists have developed a tiny wormlike robot that can wiggle into tiny pipes to inspect them with an endoscopic camera. The Tsinghua University team said the small robot could navigate pipes in aircraft engines and oil refinery machines, even when they were filled with oilClick here to read…

Xi speaks with Bachelet as files from Xinjiang emerge: Taipei Times
May 26, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday held a videoconference with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet as she visited Xinjiang during a mission overshadowed by fresh allegations of Uighur abuses and fears she is being used as a public relations tool. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been accused of detaining more than 1 million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in the region as part of a years-long crackdown the US and lawmakers in other Western nations have labeled a “genocide.” Click here to read…

China GDP: economic growth likely ‘to fall short’, premier admits as crisis concerns mount: South China Morning Post
May 26, 2022

Premier Li Keqiang has conceded that China’s economy is stalling at a dangerous rate and faces critical risks, as he instructed an army of officials from across the country to exhaust all measures to stabilise the economy. And for the first time, Li admitted that China may miss the “around 5.5 per cent” economic growth target that Beijing laid out earlier this year, according to a transcript of his speech on Wednesday that was verified by officials who attended the meeting. Speaking candidly during a national teleconference to more than 100,000 bureaucrats – from the State Council to county-level authorities – Li said a realistic target for the year’s second quarter is simply to get the economy back on a growth trajectory. Click here to read…

China will give cash subsidies to airlines for two months: Reuters
May 26, 2022

China’s finance ministry said on Thursday that it would offer subsidies to Chinese airlines from May 21 to July 20 to help carriers weather the coronavirus-induced downturn and higher oil prices. Click here to read…

Global automakers face electric shock in China: Reuters
May 26, 2022

If global automakers think they can extend their dominance in China into the electric era, they may be in for a shock. Kings of the combustion age such as General Motors and Volkswagen are falling behind local players in the booming electric vehicle (EV) market in China, a country that’s key to funding and developing their electric and autonomous ambitions. Click here to read…

ASEAN citizens view China as paramount future partner, says Japan poll: Kyodo
May 26, 2022

Nearly half of people surveyed in Southeast Asia picked China as the region’s most important partner in the future, surpassing Japan for the first time, according to the results of a Japanese government opinion poll released Wednesday. The survey showed 48 percent of respondents from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations chose China, unchanged from the last survey in fiscal 2019. China was followed by 43 percent for Japan, down 8 percentage points, and 41 percent for the United States, up 4 points. Click here to read…

Documents show Chinese Pacific plans: Taipei Times
May 26, 2022

China is seeking a region-wide deal with almost a dozen Pacific island nations covering policing, security and data communications cooperation when Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi hosts a meeting in Fiji next week, documents seen by Reuters showed, while an Australian official is due in Suva today. Click here to read…

China’s BeiDou system achieves in-depth integration with various industries: People’s Daily
May 26, 2022

The BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), a global navigation system independently developed and operated by China, has achieved in-depth application and extensive growth in various fields. Click here to read…

Quad moves show efforts to curb Chinese tech: China Daily
May 26, 2022

The attempts by the United States, Japan, Australia and India to deepen their ties in critical and emerging technologies are aimed at marginalizing China in crucial global industrial and supply chains, which will harm the interests of their own companies, experts said on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Vocational enrollments soar: Quishi
May 26, 2022

China has built the world’s largest vocational education system, which nurtures around 10 million graduates every year, the Ministry of Education said on Tuesday. The number of new enrollments to higher vocational colleges reached 5.57 million last year, up by 180 percent from 10 years ago, said Chen Ziji, director of the ministry’s department of vocational education, adding that secondary vocational schools enrolled 4.89 million students last yearClick here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 104 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
May 26, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 104 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 48 were in Shanghai and 36 in Beijing, the National Health Commission said Thursday. Tianjin and Henan also saw 11 and nine new local COVID-19 cases, respectively. Click here to read…

BRICS countries launch joint committee on space cooperation: Xinhuanet
May 26, 2022

The BRICS Joint Committee on Space Cooperation was officially launched on Wednesday, opening a new chapter on their cooperation in the remote sensing satellite observation and data sharing fields. Click here to read…

China Daily Digest February 17, 2022

Xi urges related parties to adhere to political settlement of Ukraine issue: Xinhuanet
February 16, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday stressed that related parties should stick to the general direction of political settlement of the Ukraine issue. The Chinese president also emphasized that related parties should make full use of multilateral platforms including the Normandy format, and seek a comprehensive settlement of the Ukraine issue through dialogue and consultation. Click here to read…

Xi says China ready to work with France on China-EU investment deal: Xinhuanet
February 16, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday afternoon said China stands ready to work with France to advance the ratification of the China-EU investment agreement and its entry into force. He also called for joint efforts to make a success of the China-EU leaders’ meeting, and the new round of high-level dialogues on strategic, economic and trade, green, digital and people-to-people affairs, so as to bring tangible benefits to the people on both sides. Click here to read…

China to build green air logistics network by 2025: Xinhuanet
February 16, 2022

China plans to build a preliminary “safe, smart, efficient and green” air logistics system by 2025, according to a special plan on the development of aviation logistics. Air logistics costs will notably reduce by then; and air logistics services for high-end manufacturing, postal-express delivery, and cross-border e-commerce will continuously improve, says the plan issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China. Click here to read…

Zhengzhou official punished over floods given new health post: China Daily
February 16, 2022

Hou Hong, the ousted former mayor of Henan provincial capital Zhengzhou, has been appointed deputy director of the province’s health commission, according to local authorities. Click here to read…

China facilitates development of AG600 large amphibious aircraft: China Military
February 16, 2022

China is facilitating the development of the homegrown AG600 large amphibious aircraft, a key member of the country’s “large aircraft family,” according to the developer Wednesday.
In 2022, the AG600 project has set a target to see three new aircraft enter the final assembly phase and three aircraft to take maiden flights, said the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), the country’s leading plane-maker. Click here to read…

China offers fighters, training aircrafts, choppers and drones at the Singapore Airshow: Global Times
February 17, 2022

China displayed a wide variety of military aircrafts, including the JF-17 fighter, the L-15 advanced trainer, the Z-10 armed chopper and the Wing Loong drone, at the ongoing Singapore Airshow. Observers said on Wednesday that Chinese warplanes could be an attractive choice for countries in the region. Click here to read…

Chinese ride-hailing service providers summoned by market regulator in Henan: Global Times
February 17, 2022

Five major domestic ride-hailing service providers, including Didi Chuxing, were summoned by market regulators of Central China’s Henan Province on Wednesday over multiple business activities that are disrupting market order and fair competition. Click here to read…

China’s inflation slows, leaving room for policy easing: Reuters
February 16, 2022

China’s factory-gate inflation eased to its slowest pace in six months and consumer price growth also softened in January amid weakening property sector demand, new coronavirus curbs and government efforts to rein in surging materials costs. Click here to read…

USTR says new trade tools needed to fight China state-led trade: Reuters
February 16, 2022

The United States needs to pursue new strategies and update its domestic trade tools to deal with China’s “state-led, non-market policies and practices”, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said on Wednesday in a new assessment report. Click here to read…

Xi Jinping urges China to arm itself with stronger laws and better lawyers for ‘international struggle’: South China Morning Post
February 16, 2022

President Xi Jinping has urged China to speed up legislation related to foreign matters, with a priority on “urgent” areas including sanctions and interference. “We must use legal means to conduct international struggle,” Xi said in an article published on Tuesday in Qiushi, the Communist Party’s main theoretical journal. Click here to read…

Chinese graduates’ petitions ask central government to probe case of trafficked woman found in chains: South China Morning Post
February 17, 2022

Alumni of top universities in China have publicly called on the government to thoroughly investigate the case of a woman found in a hut chained by her neck and later revealed to have been trafficked.A hundred alumni of the prestigious Peking University in Beijing have signed an online petition urging the Communist Party and the State Council, the country’s cabinet, to look into the case of the woman, who was seen in the hut in Xuzhou, eastern China, in a video that went viral last month. Click here to read…

World Bank accused of ‘funding campaign of repression’ in Xinjiang: South China Morning Post
February 16, 2022

The World Bank has been accused of “funding a campaign of repression” of Uygurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang in a new report that reveals the Washington institute’s exposure to the Chinese region.The report by the Atlantic Council, a prominent Washington-based think tank, found “significant evidence” that several clients of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank subsidiary, were “active participants” in a campaign in which China has been accused of the widespread use of forced labour, forced displacement of people from their land, cultural erasure and environmental destruction in Xinjiang. Click here to read…

Chinese scientists say a cheap, lightweight foam could improve hypersonic weapons: South China Morning Post

February 17, 2022

Chinese scientists say they may have found a coating material to improve the performance of future hypersonic weapons: carbon foam. The team at the China Aerodynamics Research and Development Centre said their testing – carried out in a wind tunnel – suggested the material could reduce the impact of shock waves by more than 20 per centClick here to read…

China: Daily Scan, February 9, 2022

Former senior official of Henan indicted for graft: Xinhuanet
February 9, 2022

Gan Rongkun, a former senior official of central China’s Henan Province, has been indicted on charges of taking bribes, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) said Wednesday. Gan had been a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China Henan Provincial Committee and secretary of the political and legal affairs commission of the provincial Party committee, the SPP said in a statement. Click here to read…

China’s top legislature slams U.S. bill with negative China content: Xinhuanet
February 8, 2022

The National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, has voiced strong dissatisfaction with and firm opposition to a U.S. bill containing negative content related to China. The so-called “America COMPETES Act of 2022,” recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, is steeped in Cold-War mentality and zero-sum game mindset, and denigrates China’s development path as well as its domestic and foreign policies, the NPC Foreign Affairs Committee said in a statement. Click here to read…

China boasts over 1.4 mln 5G base stations: Xinhuanet
February 8, 2022

China has set up a total of 1.43 million 5G base stations as of the end of 2021 amid the country’s efforts to boost information and communication technologies, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Click here to read…

China’s banks handle record 3.13 trln yuan of non-performing assets in 2021: Xinhuanet
February 8, 2022

China’s banking sector handled 3.13 trillion yuan (about 492.4 billion U.S. dollars) worth of non-performing assets last year, effectively reducing credit risks, official data showed. The figure saw an increase by 0.11 trillion yuan from a year ago, a record high, according to the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission. Click here to read…

China approves more cross-border e-commerce pilot zones: Xinhuanet
February 8, 2022

China’s State Council has approved setting up more cross-border e-commerce pilot zones in 27 cities and regions as the government seeks to stabilize foreign trade and foreign investments. The new pilot zones, including those in Erdos in Inner Mongolia and the city of Yangzhou in Jiangsu Province, will replicate and advance the experience learned from the previous five batches of pilot zones, according to a statement released by the State Council. Click here to read…

China to further open up high-level education: Xinhuanet
February 8, 2022

China will continue to advance the opening-up of its high-level education, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said in its key tasks for 2022 released Tuesday. Efforts will be made to step up cooperation with other countries in the sector, such as advancing the high-quality development of the Education Action Plan for the Belt and Road Initiative and stepping up cooperation with ASEAN countries in vocational education and mutual recognition of academic qualifications, according to the ministry. Click here to read…

China to enhance regulation of off-campus tutoring: Xinhuanet
February 8, 2022

China will enhance its regulation of off-campus tutoring by stepping up legislation and enhancing supervision, said the Ministry of Education in its 2022 work plan. According to the plan, posted on its official website on Tuesday, the ministry will conduct regular inspections on national holidays, at weekends, as well as in winter and summer vacations. Any off-campus tutoring activities featuring curriculum subjects during these periods will be shut down, said the ministryClick here to read…

China issues 5-year plan for financial standardization: People’s Daily
February 9, 2022

China’s financial regulators have issued a plan to advance standardization of the financial sector over the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025). The authorities plan to improve standardization in a wide range of areas, including supervision, risk prevention, financial technology, green finance and digital currency, with the goal of basically establishing a financial standard system that fits modern finance in 2025. Click here to read…

Second-hand goods a first choice for more Chinese: People’s Daily
February 8, 2022

Right after moving into her new apartment, Li Yuanyuan, a designer living in Shanghai, set up an online group chat and started sending invites to all her neighbors. She wanted to buy some second-hand stuff, and setting up an online group in a residential community is a popular and convenient way to achieve that. Click here to read…

Police in Beijing punish individuals for illicit resales of Olympic mascots: Global Times
February 9, 2022

Local police in Beijing’s Dongcheng district announced on Tuesday that three individuals had been penalized for illicit sales of Beijing 2022 Bing Dwen Dwen mascots. Officials in Beijing said that Bing Dwen Dwen mascots have gone viral amid the ongoing Beijing Winter Olympic Games, but they found some resellers were charging excessively high prices, which disrupted the normal market order. Click here to read…

China vows to take powerful measures against US’ latest arms sale to Taiwan island: Global Times
February 8, 2022

China on Tuesday vowed to take countermeasures after the US announced a plan to sell $100 million worth of Patriot missile upgrades to the island of Taiwan, which would be the first US arms sale to the island in 2022 and the second under the Biden administration. The arms sale, again leeching money from Taiwan, will not bring safety to “Taiwan independence” secessionists but instead push the island further toward catastrophe, said experts. Click here to read…

Bilibili establishes support group, increase new recruits over employee’s sudden death: Global Times
February 9, 2022

Bilibili, one of China’s leading video-sharing platforms, said it has established a special group to support the family of the deceased employee, and the company pledged to increase recruitments to relieve the work load of its employees. The company is facing growing criticism over the death of an employee in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province. The company earlier denied claims that excessive overtime led to the death. Click here to read…

Chinese market regulators summon iron ore information providers, to maintain price stability: Global Times
February 9, 2022

Chinese iron ore market information providers were summoned by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and State Administration for Market Regulation amid recent volatility seen in iron ore prices, and called for publishing accurate market information.

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China didn’t buy any of $200 bil. U.S. exports pledged in deal: Kyodo
February 9, 2022

China did not purchase any of the extra $200 billion in U.S. exports pledged under a bilateral trade deal signed in 2020, an analysis by a U.S. research institute showed Tuesday, highlighting the failure of the agreement that was touted as “historic” by then U.S. President Donald Trump. Click here to read…

Chinese funding of sub-Saharan African infrastructure dwarfs that of West, says think tank: Reuters
February 9, 2022

China’s development banks provided $23 billion in financing for infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa from 2007 to 2020, more than double the amount lent by such banks in the United States, Germany, Japan and France combined, a new study showed. The Center for Global Development think tank said a review of 535 public-private infrastructure deals funded in the region in those years showed that China’s investments dwarfed those of other governments and multilateral development banks. Click here to read…

Defense Ministry criticizes US arms sale to Taiwan: China Daily
February 9, 2022

The Chinese military resolutely opposes the United States approving a possible $100 million sale of equipment and services to Taiwan, a spokesman of the Ministry of National Defense said on Wednesday. The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Monday that the US Congress had greenlit the deal following State Department’s approval. The arms package aims to upgrade the island’s Patriot air defense system and maintain its credible defensive capability, the agency said. Click here to read…

Is the deglobalisation writing on the wall? How China is reversing cultural openness with the West: South China Morning Post
February 9, 2022

In the last two months, staff at subway stations in the Chinese capital Beijing and the neighbouring city of Tianjin have been on a mission. Signs and route maps with English names at the stations have come down and been replaced with ones with pinyin, or romanised, transliterations of the Chinese characters. Instead of maps pointing out the stop for Tianjin Binhai International Airport, the directions are now to Binhai Guo Ji Ji Chang. Beijing Railway Station is now referred to as Beijing Zhan, and Olympic Park is Gaolinpike Gongyuan. Click here to read…

Shanghai company at heart of Beijing’s semiconductor self-sufficiency drive red-flagged by Washington: South China Morning Post
February 8, 2022

A prominent company at the heart of China’s semiconductor self-sufficiency drive has been red-flagged by the US, signalling that rivalry between the world’s two-largest economies over strategic technology is intensifying. Shanghai Microelectronics (SMEE), which is perhaps Beijing’s best current hope to produce machines that can manufacture advanced chips, was one of 33 Chinese entities added to an export watch list by the US Commerce Department on Monday, a move that could restrict the company’s imports of US technologies and products. 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…