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China: Daily Scan, November 24, 2021

Xi urges high-quality development of modern logistics for China’s armed forces: Xinhuanet
November 23, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the armed forces to accelerate the high-quality development of modern logistics. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks in his instruction to a meeting on military logistics held in Beijing from Monday to Tuesday. Click here to read…

Chinese premier stresses better business environment: Xinhuanet
November 23, 2021

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed advancing reform and opening up, and optimizing the business environment amid continuous efforts to unleash market vitality and social creativity. Li, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks during an inspection tour of Shanghai from Monday to Tuesday. Click here to read…

China now has more than 4,700 national-level “little giant” firms: Xinhuanet
November 23, 2021

China has incubated 4,762 national-level “little giant” enterprises to date, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Tuesday. “Little giant” firms are small enterprises that are still in the early stage of development and focus on the new generations of information technology, high-end equipment manufacturing, new energy, new materials, biomedicine and other high-end fields. Click here to read…

Former leader of Hong Kong group advocating “independence” jailed for 43 months: Xinhuanet
November 23, 2021

Tony Chung Hon-lam, the former convener of a student group advocating “Hong Kong independence,” was sentenced to 43 months in prison on Tuesday for secession and money laundering. The sentence was handed down to the defendant at the District Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Click here to read…

China to help shape global rules on intellectual property rights: China Daily
November 24, 2021

China will play a proactive role in international rule-making concerning intellectual property rights and help domestic businesses better protect their IPR as they go global, according to a recent policy document. The five-year plan on the protection and use of IPR recently issued by the State Council, China’s Cabinet, lays out proposals for actively participating in shaping international IPR regulations pertaining to genetic resources, traditional knowledge, folk art and intangible cultural heritage, as well as emerging areas and new sectors. Click here to read…

Scientists to learn from Party history: China Daily
November 23, 2021

The Chinese scientific community will learn from the history of the Communist Party of China, make more original breakthroughs in core technologies, and contribute to China’s great rejuvenation and transformation into a strong, modernized nation, experts and scientists said. Click here to read…

PLA monitors US warship’s provocative Taiwan Straits transit, vows countermeasures: Global Times
November 23, 2021

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) tracked and monitored a US warship when the latter transited the Taiwan Straits in a risky and provocative move on Tuesday, despite US President’s promise to not support “Taiwan independence” and his commitment to maintain peace and stability in the Straits made during the recent virtual meeting with China’s top leader. Click here to read…

Chinese authorities summon Alibaba Cloud, Baidu Cloud: Global Times
November 23, 2021

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the Ministry of Public Security have summoned Alibaba Cloud and Baidu Cloud, urging the two firms to carry out relevant work in preventing and managing fraud. The ministries reprimanded the two firms for linking to too many dubious websites, urging them to take the responsibility for abiding by China’s cyber security law and to rectify relevant issues within a specific time period. Those who refuse to conduct rectification will be punished severely. Click here to read…

Walmart store in Shenzhen is closing, sparking broad discussion among Chinese: Global Times
November 23, 2021

The US supermarket chain Walmart is closing its first store in the Chinese mainland at the end of November, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the company’s entering the market. The closure of the store in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, reached the top of the hot search list of China’s social media platform Sina Weibo on Tuesday, with many netizens saying they are disappointed by the news. Click here to read…

Keep out fake news in age of Covid-19, Chinese propaganda chief urges world media: South China Morning Post
November 23, 2021

The world’s media must work hard to keep fake news and misinformation at bay as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, a top Chinese Communist Party leader in charge of propaganda said. “Objective and factual reporting” has become all the more important as the world battles to defeat rampant “rumours and prejudice” during the pandemic, Huang Kunming, a Politburo member and head of the party’s Propaganda Department, told the Fourth World Media Summit in Beijing on Monday. Click here to read…

China on high alert for mounting economic headwinds as Li Keqiang meets with local government heads: South China Morning Post
November 23, 2021

A meeting between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and 10 local government heads on Monday shows Beijing is on high alert for mounting headwinds for the world’s second-biggest economy, after the central government promised a new round of supportive measures for smaller companies to protect jobs and growth. The moves come hot on the heels of warnings by several government advisers that the country’s economic recovery is not yet stable. Click here to read…