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China Daily Digest February 22, 2022

Xi Jinping on law-based governance: Xinhuanet
February 21, 2022

Comprehensively advancing law-based governance represents a key point of the essence of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era. “The overall goal of comprehensively advancing law-based governance is to establish a system of socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics and to build a socialist rule of law country,” says the latest resolution of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on the Party’s history, adopted at the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the CPC on November 11, 2021. Click here to read…

China takes countermeasures against U.S. military firms: Xinhuanet
February 21, 2022

China has decided to take countermeasures against Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin, U.S. military firms long engaged in arms sales to the Taiwan region of China, for seriously undermining China’s sovereignty and security interests. Click here to read…

China steps up personality rights protection on internet: Xinhuanet
February 21, 2022

China’s crackdown of online crimes related to personality rights continues, with documents to better guide the handling of cases forthcoming, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) said Monday. Click here to read…

Chinese researchers develop highly efficient perovskite solar cells: Xinhuanet
February 21, 2022

Chinese researchers have developed a type of perovskite solar cells (PSCs) with high power conversion efficiency. PSCs can be generally classified into two categories, n-i-p devices and inverted p-i-n devices. The p-i-n PSCs can be produced at low temperature with good stability, and are compatible with crystal silicon cell to achieve the development of laminated cell, said Fang Junfeng, professor at the East China Normal University (ECNU). Click here to read…

China releases 5-year plan for elderly care services: Xinhuanet
February 21, 2022

China’s State Council has released a plan for the development of the country’s elderly care services system during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025), in its latest step to implement a national strategy to address population aging. Click here to read…

Scholars reach out to youth through popular video platform: China Daily
February 22, 2022

On Bilibili, a video platform favored by younger generations, you can engage in all kinds of leisure activities: watch cartoons, see someone play video games or learn to bake. Now you can also do some serious learning from scholars and professors on the site, according to a report from China Discipline Inspection and Supervision News. Click here to read…

Australian military urged to stop provocative acts: China Daily
February 22, 2022

China urged the Australian military to stop spreading false information and making dangerous, provocative acts following an encounter between a Chinese warship and an Australian aircraft, a military spokesman said on Monday. Click here to read…

Cost of raising a child until age 18 in China 6.9 times China’s GDP per capita, higher than US, France and Germany, says report: Global Times
February 22, 2022

The average cost of raising a child until the age of 18 was 485,000 yuan ($76,556) in China in 2019, which was 6.9 times China’s GDP per capita, much higher than many countries including the US, France, Germany and Japan, according to a new report released on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Top anti-corruption body calls for officials to draw lesson from Zhou Jiangyong’s case: Global Times
February 22, 2022

China’s disciplinary agency on Tuesday released an article on how the Hangzhou local government in Zhejiang Province called on local officials to draw lesson from the case of Zhou Jiangyong. Click here to read…

China’s Type 055 large destroyer Lhasa conducts live-fire drills, enhances combat capabilities: Global Times
February 22, 2022

The Lhasa, the second Type 055 10,000 ton-class large destroyer of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, recently conducted live-fire drills against sea, air and land targets, effectively enhancing the warship’s comprehensive combat capabilities. Click here to read…

China’s central bank postpones regulation on cash withdrawals, deposits for ‘technical reasons’: Global Times
February 21, 2022

China’s central bank said on Monday that it will postpone for technical reasons the implementation of a recent regulation that mandate financial institutions to verify clients’ identity and manage transaction records. Click here to read…

China’s embassy in Ukraine warns Chinese nationals to avoid ‘unstable’ areas: Reuters
February 22, 2022

China’s embassy in Ukraine on Tuesday warned Chinese nationals and businesses in Ukraine against venturing to “unstable” areas, but stopped short of telling them to consider leaving the country as many other nations have advised their own citizens. Click here to read…

China plans bigger tax cuts in 2022 to prop up slowing growth: Reuters
February 22, 2022

China will unveil bigger tax and fee cuts this year and step up payments to local governments to offset their hit to revenues, Finance Minister Liu Kun said on Tuesday, amid efforts to support a slowing economy. Click here to read…

Chinese firms caught using spyware to track employee job-hunting and identify staff who may be about to resign: South China Morning Post
February 22, 2022

Ma, 27, recently resigned from her editor position at a private internet company in Beijing for an “iron bowl” job — a Chinese term used to describe a secure position — at a state-owned media company. Ma’s decision to resign, which surprised her direct supervisor and coworkers, was already known to her manager, who told her he had been aware she was seeking another role since last year when she updated her resume on job search websites.
“How is that possible?” Ma wonderedClick here to read…

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China reiterates firm opposition to U.S.-Taiwan official exchange, military contact: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2021

A Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday that the mainland resolutely opposes official exchanges and military contacts of any form between the United States and China’s Taiwan region. Zhu Fenglian, a spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, made the statement in response to reports that a group of U.S. Congress members including Senator John Cornyn arrived in Taiwan by a military airplane and planned to meet with Tsai Ing-wen. Click here to read…

China’s new yuan loans rise in October: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2021

China’s new yuan-denominated loans totaled 826.2 billion yuan (about 129.2 billion U.S. dollars) last month, up 136.4 billion yuan from the same period last year, central bank data showed Wednesday. The M2, a broad measure of money supply that covers cash in circulation and all deposits, increased 8.7 percent year on year to 233.62 trillion yuan at the end of October, according to the People’s Bank of China. Click here to read…

China to improve employment benefits for technical school graduates: Xinhuanet
November 10, 2021

China will improve employment benefits for technical school graduates in the 2021-2025 period, according to a five-year plan published by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. Works will be done during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025) to allow technical school graduates to enjoy relevant policies on employment, entrepreneurship and army recruitment, as well as those on the granting of professional titles and employment in public institutions, says the plan. Click here to read…

Training on treatment of injuries and diseases on plateau concludes in Lhasa: China Military
November 11, 2021

The PLA concluded its first training course on prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries in high-altitude environment recently in Lhasa, the provincial seat of Xizang Autonomous Region. The training was organized by the General Hospital of the PLA Xizang Military Command and instructed by the high-altitude sickness department under the PLA Army Medical University. All the trainees are military backbones assigned to the grass-roots units in the plateau areas. Click here to read…

China welcomes private capital in ecological protection: People’s Daily
November 11, 2021

China is set to encourage and support private capital in ecological protection and restoration, according to a circular released by the General Office of the State Council. Some regions have suffered serious damages and degradation in ecosystems and thus need wider social participation in ecological protection and restoration, the circular stated. Click here to read…

State assets oversight to be strengthened, official says: China Daily
November 10, 2021

China’s top legislature will strengthen oversight of State-owned assets and strengthen the effectiveness of such supervision, according to an official from the National People’s Congress Standing Committee’s Budgetary Affairs Commission. Zhang Yongzhi, director of the commission’s research office, made the remarks on Tuesday, announcing they will establish a tracking system to determine whether problems involving State-owned assets are rectified and those who made the problems are kept accountable. Click here to read…

Xi calls on concerted APEC efforts to combat virus, accelerate green growth, but avert forming ‘small circles’: Global Times
November 11, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on concerted effort to combat COVID-19 in the Asia-Pacific community, abandoning forming small circles on geopolitical grounds, while reaffirmed the country’s pledges of green transition and opening-up policy during his keynote speech delivered at the APEC CEO Summit via a prerecorded video on Thursday. Click here to read…

Beijing bourse opens on November 15 with 10 new stocks set to debut: Global Times
November 11, 2021

A total of 10 new stocks will be listed on the Beijing Stock Exchange on November 15, marking the official opening of the Beijing bourse. The 10 stocks, including Keda Automation Control, Anhui Jingsai Technology Co, and other companies, all issued statements on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ), known as the New Third Board on Wednesday, announcing their shares will be listed on the Beijing bourse on November 15. Click here to read…

China’s Communist Party to wrap up key meeting as Xi strengthens power: Reuters
November 10, 2021

China’s Communist Party will wrap up a meeting on Thursday that is set to culminate with a resolution that consolidates President Xi Jinping’s authority, a year before he is expected to secure a precedent-breaking third term as party leader. The sixth plenum of the central committee, a group of some 370 party members that chooses its new leaders every five years, has been meeting since Monday behind closed doors in Beijing, accompanied by a drumbeat of state media propaganda. Click here to read…

Chinese scientists strike early gold in race to nuclear fusion power: South China Morning Post
November 11, 2021

At a Shanghai facility the size of a soccer field, Chinese scientists are firing powerful laser beam pulses at a tiny pair of gold cones in a bid to replicate the nuclear fusion process at the heart of the sun. The cones, as small as pencil tips, have narrow ends which face each other and emit a plasma of hydrogen. When the two hot gas streams collide at precisely the right time and place, and in the right manner, they trigger a fusion reaction – the process which ultimately could provide a source of endless, sustainable energy. With government funding of 1 billion yuan over six years, Zhang Zhe and his colleagues from the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Physics in Beijing began their unprecedented experiments at the Shenguang II laser facility in Shanghai last summer. Click here to read…