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China: Daily Scan, December 22, 2021

Chinese lawmakers meet to review multiple reports: Xinhuanet
December 21, 2021

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, held a plenary meeting on Tuesday to hear and deliberate multiple reports from the legislative body and various government departments. Li Zhanshu, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, attended the meeting. Among the reports deliberated was one on the rectification of problems found in the execution of the 2020 central budget and other fiscal matters. Click here to read…

U.S. urged to stop using Tibet-related issues to meddle in China’s domestic affairs: Xinhuanet
December 21, 2021

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Tuesday urged the United States to stop using Tibet-related issues to interfere in China’s internal affairs, after the U.S. Department of State designated a so-called “Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues.” Noting that Tibetan affairs are purely China’s domestic affairs that brook no interference by any foreign force, spokesperson Zhao Lijian told a press briefing that the U.S. designation of the so-called “Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues” interferes in China’s internal affairs. Click here to read…

China develops complete BDS industrial chain: Xinhuanet
December 22, 2021

China has developed a complete industrial chain of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), according to the China Satellite Navigation Office (CSNO). BDS has become a global constellation in stable operation. By now, 45 in-orbit BDS satellites are operational and in good mechanical health, ensuring the sustainable development of the industrial chain, said the CSNO. Click here to read…

Pilot program aims to attract more foreign investment, talent: China Daily
December 22, 2021

China’s latest pilot program to improve its business climate entails more measures to attract foreign investment and talent, including streamlining job certification, more efficient mechanisms to settle legal disputes and making it easier to enroll children in school. Click here to read…

New five-year plan for cold-chain logistics: China Daily
December 22, 2021

Authorities look to develop bases, corridors to boost delivery of frozen foods and drugs. China has rolled out its first five-year plan focused on shoring up the growth of cold-chain logistics, a move that will help meet surging public demand for quality agricultural produce, frozen foods and pharmaceuticals, officials and experts said. Click here to read…

Protection strengthened on sexual harassment: China Daily
December 21, 2021

Showing or sending images, texts, information, voice or video with explicit sexual connotations to women against their will should be identified as sexual harassment and must be banned, a draft amendment said. Words with sexual innuendo and improper physical acts, over which women disagree, are also specified as sexual harassment and must be prohibited, according to the draft amendment to the Women’s Rights Protection Law. Click here to read…

Shaanxi residents warned about hemorrhagic fever amid increasing incidence: China Daily
December 22, 2021

Experts from the Shaanxi Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention have urged residents to seek immediate medical treatment if they have symptoms of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, or HFRS, such as fever, headache and vomiting. Click here to read…

Counter-espionage TV series reveals Taiwan spies’ campaign targeting mainland: Global Times
December 21, 2021

The modern counter-espionage TV series, Enemy, has hit Chinese social media, giving the public a glimpse of the always-secret espionage sector and serving as a good lesson for ordinary people to raise their vigilance against spies, especially those from the island of Taiwan. The TV series that has dominated the prime-time slot on China Central Television 8 since December 16, tells how national security police detect and counter spies. After airing for days, Enemy was dubbed by netizens as “the best yearly homemade TV drama” and ranks No. 2 in audience rating among domestic TV dramas.Click here to read…

PLA reveals details of Z-10 attack helicopter, ‘superior to foreign counterparts’: Global Times
December 21, 2021

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) revealed many details of the country’s domestically developed Z-10 attack helicopter in a recent program aired by the state broadcaster, introducing its outstanding, unique capabilities in modern warfare against tanks, infantry and other choppers. Click here to read…

Liaoning aircraft carrier group holds drills in ‘strategically important’ West Pacific: Global Times
December 21, 2021

After entering the Pacific Ocean through the Miyako Strait last week, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s Liaoning aircraft carrier battle group reportedly conducted drills involving fighter jet and helicopter operations in waters east of Japan’s Okinawa, a location Chinese analysts said on Tuesday is of strategic importance in safeguarding China’s territorial integrity and national sovereignty. Click here to read…

China’s hidden debt: ‘corruption problem’ at local levels threatens political, economic stability: South China Morning Post
December 22, 2021

The line between China’s anti-corruption and deleveraging campaigns is becoming increasingly blurred as Beijing looks to tackle both political and economic problems that are interwoven at various levels of local government. Since the beginning of the year, various provinces across the country have declared their commitment to “dig deep into the corruption problem hidden in the risks of local government debt”. Click here to read…

China regulator suspends cyber security deal with Alibaba Cloud: Reuters
December 22, 2021

Chinese regulators on Wednesday suspended an information-sharing partnership with Alibaba Cloud Computing, a subsidiary of e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba Group, over accusations it failed to promptly report and address a cybersecurity vulnerability, according to state-backed media reports. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, December 20, 2021

China’s State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet
December 17, 2021

China’s State Council, the cabinet, on Friday announced the appointment and removal of officials. Yu Jiadong was appointed vice minister of human resources and social security. Sheng Qiuping was appointed assistant minister of the Ministry of Commerce.Yan Qinghui was appointed deputy head of the National Healthcare Security Administration. .Click here to read…

Zhang Guoqing elected Party chief of China’s Liaoning: Xinhuanet
December 18, 2021

Zhang Guoqing has been elected secretary of the Liaoning Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Zhang was elected to the post at the first plenary session of the 13th CPC Liaoning Provincial Committee on Saturday.Click here to read…

Chinese researchers develop light-splitting solar greenhouse roof: Xinhuanet
December 17, 2021

Chinese researchers have developed a new type of light-splitting greenhouse roof that can allow visible light to enter while converting near-infrared light into electricity. A group of researchers from the Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture, affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, developed this new greenhouse covering structure based on the solar spectral splitting utilization, according to China Science Daily.Click here to read…

China to create 1 mln innovative SMEs by 2025: Quishi
December 20, 2021

China aims to cultivate 1 million innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by 2025, according to a government guideline on the development of SMEs during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025). By then, the country will also incubate 100,000 SMEs that feature specialization, refinement, uniqueness and innovation, and 10,000 “little giant” firms, which refer to small enterprises in their early stage of development and focusing on high-end technologies, said the guideline jointly released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and 19 other ministries and government departments. .Click here to read…

Xi stresses building unified national market, enhancing government oversight: China Military
December 18, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday urged efforts to build a unified national market at a faster pace and enhance government oversight efficacy. Xi, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, also stressed furthering the construction of world-class universities and first-class disciplines. .Click here to read…

China issues white paper on HKSAR democracy, stresses CPC, central govt’s role as guardian of its democracy: Global Times
December 20, 2021

Shortly after the Legislative Council election in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) concluded on Monday morning with all 90 seats elected, the Chinese central government released a white paper on Monday titled Hong Kong Democratic Progress Under the Framework of One Country, Two Systems, which stresses that there is no question that the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chinese government designed, created, safeguarded and pushed forward Hong Kong’s democratic system. .Click here to read…

China’s 2nd aircraft carrier conducts exercises in South China Sea: Global Times
December 19, 2021

The Shandong, the second aircraft carrier of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, recently set out for realistic combat-oriented drills in the South China Sea, in a move experts said on Sunday will enhance its capabilities. Since reports suggested that the Liaoning, the PLA Navy’s first aircraft carrier, is also currently undertaking drills in the Pacific Ocean, observers are looking forward to seeing the Liaoning and the Shandong form a dual carrier group for the first time in the not-too-distant future. .Click here to read…

Pro-Beijing candidates sweep ‘patriots’-only Hong Kong vote amid low turnout: Reuters
December 20, 2021

Pro-Beijing candidates swept to victory in an overhauled “patriots”-only legislative election in Hong Kong that was deemed regressive by critics, with turnout hitting a record low amid a crackdown on the city’s freedoms by China. The turnout of 30.2% was almost half that of the previous legislative poll in 2016, with the latest results showing almost all of the seats being taken by pro-Beijing and pro-establishment candidates. .Click here to read…

China’s future spaceplane may be able to take off and land at airports: South China Morning Post
December 19, 2021

China’s space flight technology may have advanced beyond that of the United States as it can now launch spaceplanes without rocket propulsion, according to a Chinese military magazine. It means the spaceplanes will not need launch sites and will be able to take off and land at airports – a cost-saving development that has added to concerns over the weaponisation of space. China is developing a spaceplane known as Tengyun, which has a horizontal take-off and horizontal landing (HTHL) system. That gives it an advantage over the US equivalent, the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV), which is rocket-launched, according to military magazine Naval and Merchant Ships. .Click here to read…

Hit back when criticised on human rights’: Xi to officials: South China Morning Post
December 18, 2021

Chinese officials should “resolutely hit back” whenever confronted by the West on human rights, President Xi Jinping instructed China’s ruling elite in 2014, a new book has revealed.
In a February meeting that year, just 11 months into his first term as state president, Xi told about 170 ministerial-level officials that there were plenty of problems in the West. “When Western leaders talked to me about human rights, I always said there’s no such a thing as best human rights, only better human rights,” he said. “By saying that, I mean of course China’s human rights need development but you also have lots of problems on human rights, too.” .Click here to read…

China’s hydrogen energy industry accelerates as country races towards carbon neutral goal: South China Morning Post
December 17, 2021

China’s hydrogen energy industry is taking off thanks to huge investment over the past five years, as the country pushes towards peaking emissions by 2030 and reaching carbon neutrality by 2060, industry insiders and experts say. Authorities’ tolerance for trial and error and China’s huge market potential are key factors in its world-leading hydrogen energy development, according to observers. In 2016, key components and materials for hydrogen fuel cell electric cars in China relied on imports, and most domestic products were only in the R&D stage, according to Li Wei, vice general manager of the China Automotive Technology & Research Centre. .Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, October 21, 2021

China to further intensify relief policy support for smaller businesses: Xinhuanet
October 20, 2021

China will take a multi-pronged and targeted approach to step up relief to micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), the State Council’s executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Workshop of Beijing Xiangshan Forum to open soon: China Military
October 20, 2021

The workshop of the Beijing Xiangshan Forum, gathering experts and scholars from nearly 20 countries and international organizations, is slated to be held from Oct. 25 to 26. With the theme of upholding win-win cooperation and promoting global security governance, the event will be attended by experts and scholars from countries including the United States, Russia, France, Britain, and India, as well as international organizations. Click here to read…

China’s Liaoning appoints acting governor: China Daily
October 20, 2021

Li Lecheng was appointed deputy governor and acting governor of Northeast China’s Liaoning province on Wednesday. The appointment was made at the 29th session of the Standing Committee of the 13th Liaoning Provincial People’s Congress, the local legislature. Click here to read…

Tibet to further expand opening-up, foreign cooperation: China Daily
October 21, 2021

The central authorities will continue to support the Tibet autonomous region in expanding opening-up and foreign cooperation, and will assist the region in deepening Belt and Road cooperation with neighboring countries, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Wednesday. In an event held in Beijing by the Foreign Ministry to promote Tibet,Wang said the region has become an important window for China’s opening-up and cooperation with the outside world. Click here to read…

‘Moscow format’ talks highlight China-Russia coordination on Afghan issue, conspicuous US absence: Global Times
October 20, 2021

The “Moscow format” talks on Wednesday highlighted the prominent role of China-Russia coordination on the Afghan crisis when the US and some Western countries chose to evade responsibility, experts said, as Moscow gathered 10 countries and the Taliban to focus on the developing political and military situation in Afghanistan. Click here to read…

Trains and flights canceled in northern Chinese cities amid strengthened COVID-19 prevention and control measures: Global Times
October 21, 2021

Over 50 percent of flights and a dozen rail routes were canceled in northern Chinese provinces that have reported COVID-19 infections. China upgraded prevention and control measures after several areas in the country have reported domestically transmitted confirmed cases and asymptomatic patients since Sunday. Click here to read…

China’s tech crackdown will see ‘more substantial progress’ by year’s end, Beijing vows: South China Morning Post
October 20, 2021

Chinese authorities say progress is being made in their efforts to clean up the financial irregularities created by privately run tech giants and other industrial capitalists, while doubling down on vows to ensure that funding is available to struggling private businesses amid rising costs and a broad economic slowdown. Guo Shuqing, party chief of the People’s Bank of China, pointed to promising “initial results” in the ongoing clampdown on tech giants, in an interview that Communist Party mouthpiece Xinhua published on Tuesday. Click here to read…

China’s power crisis: Zhejiang the latest province to float electricity prices after Beijing eases restrictions: South China Morning Post
October 21, 2021

Zhejiang province is the latest regional government to raise electricity prices and change peak-demand hours following Beijing’s announcement it would liberalise electricity pricing in response to China’s power crisis. The move follows in the footsteps of the southern manufacturing hub of Guangdong province, which hiked prices last month by as much as 25 per cent during peak-demand for industrial users. Click here to read…

China’s ‘unfair trade practices’ draw heavy fire at WTO trade review: South China Morning Post
October 21, 2021

China was accused of a laundry list of trade felonies and economic bullying during a series of attacks by other nations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva on Wednesday, laying bare growing geopolitical rifts and widening schisms in the multilateral trading system. The United States, European Union, Japan, Britain, Australia and Canada took part in the pile-on at China’s first WTO trade policy review since 2018, according to a well-placed source. Click here to read…

U.S. China ambassador nominee Burns takes tough line on dealings with Beijing: Reuters
October 20, 2021

President Joe Biden’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to China, Nicholas Burns, took a tough line on dealings with China at his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, saying “genocide in Xinjiang,” abuses in Tibet, and bullying of Taiwan must stop. Burns, calling China the United States’ “most dangerous competitor”, said Beijing is “blasting past” its pledge to maintain only a minimum nuclear deterrent, and added that Washington should work with allies in Europe and elsewhere to build economic leverage. Click here to read…