Tag Archives: Liaoning

China: Daily Scan, June 3, 2022

China voices firm opposition to agreements with sovereignty implications between U.S., Taiwan region: Xinhuanet
June 2, 2022

Ma Xiaoguang, a spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, on Thursday expressed firm opposition to the discussion and signing of any agreement with implications of sovereignty or of official nature between the United States and China’s Taiwan region. Click here to read…

China’s doors open to more foreign investment: Xinhuanet
June 2, 2022

Foreign investors are welcome to further expand their businesses in China and share the benefits brought by China’s development, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday. Ministry spokesperson Gao Feng made the statement when addressing questions concerning U.S. online retailer Amazon’s recent announcement that it will close its Kindle eBook store in China. Click here to read…

China to further shore up industrial economy: Xinhuanet
June 2, 2022

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Thursday pledged to strengthen support for the industrial economy despite mounting downward pressure, as part of efforts to stabilize the country’s economic fundamentals. Click here to read…

Former senior Hainan official given suspended death sentence: Xinhuanet
June 2, 2022

Tong Daochi, a former senior official of south China’s Hainan Province, was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve on Thursday at the Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court in south China’s Guangdong Province. Click here to read…

Senior Liaoning provincial legislator under probe: Xinhuanet
June 2, 2022

Sun Guoxiang, a vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Liaoning Provincial People’s Congress, has been put under investigation for suspected severe violations of Party disciplines and laws, an official statement said Thursday. Click here to read…

China to accelerate integration of rural e-commerce, express delivery systems: Quishi
June 2, 2022

China has issued a circular on speeding up the integration of rural e-commerce and express delivery systems to better link production and consumption between urban and rural areas. Click here to read…

CCG vessels patrol territorial waters surrounding Diaoyu Islands: China Military
June 2, 2022

The China Coast Guard (CCG) vessels, led by Vessel 2301, patrolled within China’s territorial waters surrounding the Diaoyu Islands on Thursday, according to a statement released by the CCG’s official Weibo account on June 2, 2022. Click here to read…

China kicks off construction of most advanced large unmanned ship: Global Times
June 02, 2022

China has started to build the country’s most advanced large unmanned ship, the vessel’s manufacturer announced on Wednesday. Led by the No.716 Research Institute of China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC), the large unmanned ship project had a ceremony to celebrate the start of its construction on Tuesday, according to a WeChat post released by the institute on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Chinese Foreign Ministry hits back at Blinken, urging US to focus on own domestic problems: Global Times
June 2, 2022

In response to the latest remarks by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken who sees China posing great challenges to the so-called rule-based international order, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson refuted those claims and urged the US to reflect on what the international order that people want rather than a US-led hegemony and groundless containment of other countries’ legitimate rights. Click here to read…

China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway to start construction in 2023: Kyrgyz President tells local media: Global Times
June 2, 2022

While China has kept running more than 1,000 China-Europe Railway Express trains for 24 months in row, with more new routes being constantly added, the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan (CKU) railway, which has been in the planning for two decades, has finally received a significant boost. Once completed, the new route will further shorten the transport distance from China to Europe and to the Middle East. Click here to read…

China fires policy ammunition to support economic stabilization, with more intensive central govt meetings: Global Times
June 2, 2022

As the Chinese economy has been facing unprecedented challenges in the wake of geopolitical tensions and the domestic Omicron resurgence, the State Council and a slew of ministries under the country’s cabinet have convened key economy-stimulating meetings more frequently with intensive supportive policies since late March, with a barrage of central government meetings focusing on economic stabilization and recovery. Click here to read…

Chief procurator of Shanghai under investigation: People’s Daily
June 2, 2022

Zhang Bencai, the chief procurator of the Shanghai People’s Procuratorate in east China, is under investigation for suspected disciplinary and legal violations, according to an official statement on Wednesday. Click here to read…

China’s premier seeks export growth amid weak economy under COVID-19: Kyodo
June 2, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has urged government officials to take steps to expand exports, as the world’s second-biggest economy has become sluggish due largely to its radical “zero-COVID” policy, sources close to the matter said Thursday. Click here to read…

China ‘firmly’ opposes U.S.-Taiwan trade initiative: Reuters

June 2, 2022

China “firmly” opposes a new trade initiative between Taiwan and the United States, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, a plan the government in Taipei says is a recognition of the key position the island plays in global supply chains. Click here to read…

Samoan PM frowns on China’s rush deal: Taipei Times
June 3, 2022

Samoan Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa has suggested it was unreasonable for China to expect a Pacific trade and security deal to be rushed through this week, as she warmly welcomed the new Australian government’s climate policy. Click here to read…

China’s draft cybersecurity rules pose risks for financial firms, lobby group warns: Reuters
June 3, 2022

China’s proposed cybersecurity rules for financial firms could pose risks to operations of western companies by making their data vulnerable to hacking, among other things, a leading lobby group has said in a letter seen by Reuters. Click here to read…

China economy: companies ‘extremely cautious’ as uncertainty hangs over business environment: South China Morning Post
June 3, 2022

Lockdowns, travel restrictions and inconsistent coronavirus controls between regions: uncertainty is haunting China’s economy, with no end in sight. There are few signs that Beijing has an exit strategy from its zero-Covid policy – at least not before the all-important 20th national congress in the second half of the year, experts say. So far, opening up measures have been piecemeal and made against a backdrop of heightened rhetoric on self-reliance and nationalism, which are fuelling concerns among foreign companies that China is turning inward. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 20 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
June 3, 2022

The Chinese mainland Thursday reported 20 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including eight each in Beijing and Shanghai, according to the National Health Commission’s report Friday. Click here to read…

Rescue underway after earthquake hits China’s Sichuan: Xinhuanet
June 3, 2022

People affected by an earthquake that on Wednesday rattled the city of Ya’an, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, have begun to return to their normal lives after comprehensive rescue efforts. Click here to read…

Epidemic waning, but cases are still popping up: China Daily
June 3, 2022

The domestic COVID-19 epidemic is trending downward overall, but sporadic cases are still appearing in Beijing and Shanghai as the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday starts on Friday, according to authorities. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, May 03, 2022

New yuan loans rise in Yangtze River Delta in Q1: Xinhuanet
May 3, 2022

New yuan loans in the Yangtze River Delta region stood at 2.83 trillion yuan (428.14 billion U.S. dollars) in the first three months, an increase of 349.5 billion yuan from the same period last year. The balance of loans in the region stood at 53 trillion yuan at the end of March, up 14.6 percent from the same period last year, according to the People’s Bank of China Shanghai Head Office. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 368 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases, 274 in Shanghai: Xinhuanet
May 3, 2022

The Chinese mainland Monday reported 368 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 274 were in Shanghai, according to the National Health Commission’s report Tuesday. Click here to read…

Shanghai reports 274 confirmed, 5,395 asymptomatic local COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
May 3, 2022

China’s Shanghai reported 274 confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 5,395 local asymptomatic cases on Monday, the municipal health commission said Tuesday. Click here to read…

Govts, companies step up to help needy: China Daily
May 3, 2022

Governments, communities and major State-owned enterprises are helping people with special needs-especially seniors living alone, the sick and the disabled-to tide over the recent COVID-19 resurgence in Shanghai. Click here to read…

More Shanghai residents permitted outdoors: China Daily
May 3, 2022

About 60 percent of city’s population live in zones with no cases for 2 weeks. More Shanghai residents living in areas where zero COVID-19 community transmission has been achieved have been permitted limited outdoor activities during the five-day Labor Day holiday after declines in the city’s daily tally of new infections. Click here to read…

Makeshift hospital builds study and reading rooms: China Daily
May 3, 2022

The makeshift hospital at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai is committed to providing more guaranteed and diversified living needs for its patients. In the hospital, study rooms and reading corners have been set up to guarantee students’ needs and enrich patients’ daily lives. Click here to read…

Beijing to conduct three straight days of testing: China Daily
May 3, 2022

Beijing will require all residents living and working in 12 districts to take three consecutive nucleic acid tests on May 3, 4 and 5 to curb the COVID-19 epidemic and cut transmission, a senior official said on Monday. Click here to read…

US howitzer sale to Taiwan ‘halted,’ but mainland should remain alert over ‘advanced alternatives’: Global Times
May 2, 2022

The first deal approved by the Biden administration to sell $750 million worth of arms to Taiwan, including 40 155mm M109A6 medium self-propelled howitzers, has been halted by the US, Taiwan’s defense authority said. Click here to read…

World’s 1st Omicron-specific inactivated vaccine administered in China’s Hangzhou: Global Times
May 2, 2022

The first dose of COVID-19 inactivated vaccine specifically against the Omicron variant was administered on Sunday during a clinical trial in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang Province, bringing hope to people in the regions hit by the highly transmissible variant. Click here to read…

An IT director is under criminal investigation for being involved in subversive activities, says Hangzhou state security bureau: Global Times
May 3, 2022

A man surnamed Ma was under criminal enforcement action, suspected of colluding with outside forces and try to subvert the state and split the country, the state security bureau in Hangzhou of East China’s Zhejiang Province said on Tuesday. The case is under investigation. The Global Times confirmed with related department about the man’s information and learned that his name has three Chinese characters. Reports on the man’s name of two Chinese characters are not accurate. Click here to read…

Liaoning aircraft carrier group passes through 1st island chain, ‘likely for routine drills’: Global Times
May 3, 2022

Led by the aircraft carrier Liaoning, a very powerful Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy flotilla reportedly entered the West Pacific via the Miyako Strait on Monday, in a move analysts said on Tuesday could be the carrier group’s first routine far sea drills of 2022. Click here to read…

Shanghai issues 43.5 million yuan in coupons for tech companies to tide over epidemic: Global Times
May 2, 2022

The Omicron-troubled Chinese metropolis Shanghai continued to push work resumption, as the city issued thousands of work resumption certificates and travel passes to workers, while rolling out policies to support local technological companies, officials disclosed on MondClick here to read…

Chinese carrier sails through waters near Okinawa, Japan says: Reuters
May 3, 2022

Eight Chinese naval vessels, including an aircraft carrier, passed between islands in Japan’s southern Okinawa chain on Monday, Japan’s defence ministry said in a news release. The ships, which included several destroyers, sailed between the main Okinawa island and Miyakojima, according to the ministry. Although there was no incursion into Japan’s territorial waters, helicopters on board the Liaoning carrier took off and landed, the ministry said. Click here to read…

Solomon Islands to supervise Chinese police operating there: Reuters
May 2, 2022

China’s police presence under a new security pact will boost the capabilities of the Solomon Islands but they will not use techniques seen in Hong Kong, the Pacific island country’s top diplomat to Australia said in a radio interview on Monday. Click here to read…

China backs Sri Lanka’s decision to work with IMF to restructure debt: Reuters
May 2, 2022

China supports crisis-hit Sri Lanka’s decision to work with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to restructure its debt, Beijing’s ambassador Qi Zhenhong told Sri Lankan Finance Minister Ali Sabry at a meeting on Monday. Click here to read…

Hopes dim on finding more survivors in Changsha: Taipei Times
May 3, 2022

Hopes of finding more survivors from the rubble of a collapsed commercial building in central China faded yesterday, at the end of a 72-hour “golden” rescue period identified by authorities. The building in Changsha City, Hunan Province — which housed apartments, a hotel and a cinema — caved in on Friday, sparking a massive rescue effort with hundreds of emergency responders. Click here to read…

The cloud of anti-Western nationalism hanging over China’s Communist Party congress: South China Morning Post
May 3, 2022

Generations of modern Chinese rulers have taken pride in China’s political system, touting its ability to transcend the ideological divides and partisanship that have plagued Western politics. Deng Xiaoping urged China “not to argue” so it could focus on economic growth. Hu Jintao called on the country to bu zheteng, or not to rock the boat with ideological debates.
But that approach is being tested this year with a polarised – and in many cases, ugly – debate on Chinese social media, on topics from the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the virtues of China’s zero-Covid policy, to the efficacy of some kinds of traditional Chinese medicine. Click here to read…

Coronavirus: Shanghai adds 73 new Covid-19 cases outside quarantine zones, putting societal zero-Covid goal further out of reach: South China Morning Post
May 3, 2022

Shanghai’s daily new Covid-19 cases in unguarded zones rose for the second consecutive day, a worrying trend in the presumed low-risk zones that further clouds the outlook for any easing of the restrictions the mainland’s commercial capital has been living under since April 1. Local officials had hoped to confine infections within quarantined areas. Instead, the local health commission detected 73 cases in the “precautionary zones” – those that have not had an infection in the previous 14 days and their neighbouring areas – up from 58 a day earlier. Click here to read…

White House ties missiles used by Kyiv to its China competition bill: South China Morning Post
May 3, 2022

The White House has tried to shore up support for legislation that aims to boost domestic semiconductor chip manufacturing by linking it to US military aid for Ukraine. The Bipartisan Innovation Act (BIA), initiated by the Joe Biden administration, is mainly designed with China in mind, as Washington tries to reduce its dependence on foreign semiconductor chips. In an attempt to rally political support for the Act, Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki said in a briefing on Monday it was vital to US national security that the semiconductor chips used in the weapons sent to Kyiv should be made domestically. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, April 21, 2022

Full Text: Youth of China in the New Era: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022

The State Council Information Office of China on Thursday published a white paper titled “Youth of China in the New Era.” The following is the full text of the report.

Youth of China in the New Era
The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China
April 2022Click here to read…

Full Text: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech at the opening ceremony of BFA annual conference 2022: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech via video at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2022 on Thursday. Following is the full text of the speech: Click here to read…

Xi proposes Global Security Initiative: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday proposed a Global Security Initiative to promote security for all in the world. Xi put forward the initiative while delivering a keynote speech via video at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2022. Click here to read…

Chinese defense minister holds phone talks with U.S. counterpart: Xinhuanet
April 20-, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe on Wednesday held phone talks with U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. In the phone talks, Wei said that China and the United States should earnestly implement the consensus reached by the two heads of state. Click here to read…

China intensifies crackdown on bribery: Xinhuanet
April 20, 2022

The National Supervisory Commission and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate on Wednesday jointly released five typical cases involving individuals and organizations offering bribes. Click here to read…

China rolls out private pension scheme: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022

China on Thursday rolled out a private pension scheme to complement the nation’s current pension system in its latest effort to tackle the strains of an aging population. The scheme allows Chinese citizens to contribute up to 12,000 yuan (about 1,872 U.S. dollars) annually to individual pension accounts that would be subject to closed-end management, according to guidelines released by the State Council. Click here to read…

Chinese authority to unveil supportive measures for NEV industry: Quishi
April 21, 2022

China is to take measures to bolster the new energy vehicle (NEV) industry, including extending the preferential policy for NEV purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said Tuesday. Click here to read…

Tibet moves forward with cultural preservation: Quishi
April 21, 2022

The Tibet autonomous region achieved remarkable results in 2021 on traditional cultural inheritance and protection, an official said at a work conference recently in Lhasa, the capital. Click here to read…

Academic database faces furor over fees: China Daily
April 21, 2022

China’s largest online academic database, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, is under scrutiny after a library of the Chinese Academy of Sciences said it would stop using the service due to its expensive subscription fee. Click here to read…

Wuhan hospital accused of medical insurance fraud: China Daily
April 20, 2022

A hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, was fined about 59.2 million yuan ($9.2 million) for defrauding the national medical insurance program of more than 23 million yuan, the National Healthcare Security Administration said on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 2,830 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases, 2,634 in Shanghai: China Daily
April 21, 2022

The Chinese mainland Wednesday reported 2,830 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 2,634 were in Shanghai, according to the National Health Commission’s report Thursday. Apart from Shanghai, 17 other provincial-level regions on the mainland saw new local COVID-19 cases, including 95 in the northeastern province of Jilin, and one in Beijing. Click here to read…

Harbin locks down six districts due to COVID: China Daily
April 20, 2022

Harbin, Heilongjiang province implemented “static management” in its main urban areas, according to a statement released by the city’s epidemic control and prevention headquarters on Wednesday. Starting at noon on Wednesday, residents are urged not to enter or leave six districts — Daoli, Daowai, Nangang, Xaingfang, Pingfang and Songbei — which will be locked down until next Tuesday, the statement said. Click here to read…

Shanghai reports 52 COVID-19 patients in critical conditions; death tally reaches 17: Global Times
April 20, 2022

Shanghai authorities urged to prioritize the treatment of severe and critically ill COVID-19 patients to reduce the number of severe cases and mortality rate, as the city on Wednesday reported seven more COVID-19 patient deaths, adding to a total number of 17 amid this around of Omicron outbreak. Click here to read…

Two Shanghai districts eliminate community infections: Global Times
April 20, 2022

Shanghai is seeing a glimmer of hope after battling the Omicron variant for almost a month and a half, with two districts announcing they have stamped out infections within communities, and the number found outside quarantine areas has fallen for consecutive days. Click here to read…

Veteran Chinese envoy heads CEEC visit, to clarify misunderstanding over Ukraine: Global Times
April 19, 2022

A Chinese delegation led by a veteran diplomat will visit eight Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) this week. Analysts said that the trip aims to further promote cooperation as this year marks the 10th anniversary of the China-CEEC mechanism, and to dismiss misunderstandings, especially over China’s stance on the Ukraine crisisClick here to read…

Two new Type 055 large destroyers, a new Type 052D destroyer confirmed in PLA Navy service: Global Times
April 20, 2022

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy displayed three of its latest warships that have recently entered service – two Type 055 10,000 ton-class large destroyers and a Type 052D destroyer – prior to its 73rd founding anniversary on Saturday. Click here to read…

G20 members should cooperate in providing stability for a volatile world, says Chinese finance minister: Global Times
April 21, 2022

Faced with risks and challenges, G20 members should cooperate in providing stability for a volatile world, Chinese Finance Minister Liu Kun said during the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting held on Wednesday and ThursdayClick here to read…

China moves to guarantee energy supply by increasing coal production capacity: Global Times
April 20, 2022

China plans to increase its coal capacity by 300 million tons this year and improve coal production review and approval mechanism, officials said at a meeting on Wednesday, in a move to ensure energy supplies after a power crunch last year and also to bring coal prices down, officials said. Click here to read…

China’s Xi pushes back on sanctions, de-coupling: Reuters
April 21, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated China’s opposition to unilateral sanctions and “long-arm jurisdiction” in a speech on Thursday, without directly mentioning the West’s punitive actions against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. Click here to read…

IMF chief warns of risks from a prolonged China slowdown: Reuters
April 21, 2022

A prolonged slowdown in China would have substantial global spillovers, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Thursday, but added that Beijing has room to adjust policy to provide support. Click here to read…

Shanghai eyes reopening as cases fall: Taipei Times
April 21, 2022

Shanghai yesterday reported no new cases of COVID-19 outside quarantined areas in two districts, raising hopes that the tide was turning in its battle against the epidemic, with some factories across the city making a gradual return to work. In an event highly publicized on state media, electric vehicle company Tesla Inc resumed production at its Shanghai plant on Tuesday after a stoppage of more than three weeks. Click here to read…

‘Liaoning’ may be vulnerable like ‘Moskva’: Taipei Times
April 21, 2022

China’s Soviet-build aircraft carrier Liaoning could be as easily sunk as the flagship of Russia’s Black Sea fleet, the Nikkei Shimbun reported yesterday. The Russian guided-missile cruiser Moskva sank on Thursday last week after Ukraine said it struck the ship with locally made Neptune anti-ship missiles. Russia has denied the ship was hit, instead saying it sank after a fire broke out on the vessel. Click here to read…

China’s Xi Jinping rails against ‘cold war mentality’, US hegemony in call for global cooperation: South China Morning Post
April 21, 2022

President Xi Jinping has sent a strong message to Washington and its allies that China will firmly oppose decoupling, while its economy can play a lead role in global recovery as the world stands at a crossroads between the coronavirus pandemic, trade conflicts and war in Ukraine. In a speech on Thursday, Xi called for stronger macro coordination between major economies to prevent “severe and negative” spillover effects from policy decisions and to help stabilise the global supply chain. Click here to read…

China’s bride prices still rising despite crackdowns on outdated sexist custom for rights to a woman’s labour and her body: South China Morning Post
April 21, 2022

After dating a woman for several years, a man from northwest China said he had to break up with her because he couldn’t afford the nearly 300,000 yuan (US$47,00) bride price when they considered marriage. “I asked locals and was told this is commonplace. I hope you can crack down on this phenomenon,” wrote the man, surnamed Qin, last month on the page of “Messages to Leaders” on people.com.cn, an online channel for public complaints in China. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, March 02, 2022

China releases 5-year plan on elderly care: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

China has released a five-year plan on elderly care for the 2021-2025 period, aiming to boost the health of the country’s aging population. According to the plan, over 78 percent of China’s senior population has at least one chronic disease and the number of incapacitated elderly individuals continues to grow, calling for more relevant institutions, personnel, services and policies to meet the demand of the elderly. Click here to read…

Police chief of northeast China’s Liaoning under investigation: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

Wang Dawei, vice governor of northeast China’s Liaoning Province and head of the provincial public security department, is under investigation by the country’s top anti-graft body for suspected severe violations of discipline and the law. Click here to read…

China to further optimize government services: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

China is looking to further optimize its government services, standardizing and normalizing these services and making them more convenient, according to a guideline released by the State Council. Click here to read…

China’s top legislature has 2,951 lawmakers: Xinhuanet
February 28, 2022

The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, now has a total of 2,951 deputies, according to the NPC Standing Committee. The figure was made public Monday in an announcement issued by the NPC Standing Committee. Click here to read…

China issues revised regulations to protect underwater cultural relics: Xinhuanet
February 28, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has signed a State Council decree to promulgate the revised regulations on the protection of underwater cultural relics. The regulations will take effect on April 1 and lay down requirements to strengthen the conservation and management of underwater cultural relics given new circumstances in recent years. Click here to read…

Xi stresses fostering world-class enterprises: Xinhuanet
February 28, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged efforts to speed up fostering world-class enterprises and strengthen the cultivation of talents in basic academic disciplines. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks while chairing the 24th meeting of the central commission for deepening overall reform. Click here to read…

Chinese, Ukrainian FMs hold phone talks over Ukrainian situation: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a phone conversation at request with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Tuesday. Kuleba briefed Wang about the first round of Ukraine-Russia talks, saying that the end of the fighting is the top priority for Ukraine. Click here to read…

China issues report on U.S. human rights violations: Xinhuanet
February 28, 2022

China’s State Council Information Office on Monday issued the Report on Human Rights Violations in the United States in 2021. The report said the human rights situation in the United States, which has notorious records, worsened in 2021. Its political manipulation led to a sharp surge in COVID-19 deaths while shooting deaths in the country hit a new record. Click here to read…

China pledges more efforts to stimulate consumption: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

China will continue to promote consumption with multiple measures in 2022 as the country faces downward pressure, the Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday. China’s retail sales of consumer goods, a vital consumption indicator, posted only a 1.7-percent growth year on year in December 2021 as the whole year’s retail sales rose 12.5 percent, indicating a pressure of demand contraction, Commerce Minister Wang Wentao told a press conference. Click here to read…

China launches campaign against women, child trafficking: Xinhuanet
March 2, 2022

China’s Ministry of Public Security has decided to launch a 10-month special operation to crack down on abduction and trafficking of women and children starting from March 1 amid efforts to better protect these groups. Click here to read…

Over 7,800 arrested for IPR infringement in China in 2021: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

Chinese prosecutors approved the arrest of 7,835 people in 2021 for suspected violations of intellectual property rights (IPR), up 9.2 percent year on year, statistics from the top procuratorate show. Click here to read…

Civil affairs minister appointed: China Daily
March 1, 2022

Tang Dengjie, 57, a former vice-minister of the National Development and Reform Commission, was appointed minister of civil affairs by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislature, on Monday. He has previously held posts in companies and politics. Click here to read…

SPP document calls for strengthened IPR: China Daily
March 2, 2022

Given the vital role that business secrets play in economic development, a document on strengthening the protection of intellectual property rights issued by the Supreme People’s Procuratorate on Tuesday called for greater efforts to crack down on crimes involving intellectual property theft, inducement, fraud, coercion, electronic intrusion or other improper means, as well as stealing, spying, buying and illegally providing commercial secrets to overseas institutions, organizations and individuals. Click here to read…

Transport infrastructure to expand: China Daily
March 1, 2022

Li Xiaopeng (second left), minister of transport, attends a news conference on improving the nation’s transport system in Beijing on Monday. CHINA DAILY
China will carry out further infrastructure construction in the transport sector this year, extending the networks of railways, freeways and waterways, as well as building more airports, Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng said. Click here to read…

US NSA launches cyberattacks against China for a decade, making citizens’ privacy ‘run naked’: Global Times
March 2, 2022

The US’ National Security Agency (NSA) has been launching cyberattacks against 47 countries and regions for a decade, with China’s government departments, high-tech companies and military-related institutes among the key targets, the Global Times learned from a report published by the Internet Security Company 360 on Wednesday. Click here to read…

China launches one of the largest Chinese citizens evacuations in Ukraine: Global Times
March 1, 2022

In one of the largest Chinese citizen evacuations in history, the Chinese embassy in Ukraine has already arranged the departure of some 2,300 fellow citizens from the country in just two days. The vast majority of the evacuees, about 2,200, traveled in buses escorted by embassy staff and local police forces to ensure a safe and quick exit to neighboring countries, with the rest going by trClick here to read…

World’s first LNG dual-fuel VLCC delivered in Northeast China’s Dalian: Global Times
March 1, 2022

The world’s first LNG dual-fuel very large crude carrier (VLCC) ‘Yuan Rui Yang’, manufactured by China State Shipping Corporation (CSSC), has been delivered in Dalian, Northeast China’s Liaoning Province on Monday, marking a milestone in China taking a lead in applying green, environmentally friendly and energy-saving technologies within the industry. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, January 24, 2022

Chinese economy gets off to a good start in 14th Five-Year Plan period: Quishi
January 24, 2022

Thanks to the efforts of the Chinese government and people, China led the world in terms of both economic development and epidemic prevention and control over the past year, said Ning Jizhe, head of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), at a press conference held by the State Council Information Office on Jan.17. Click here to read…

Seven senior officers promoted to military rank of general: China Military
January 21, 2022

China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) held a ceremony to promote seven senior officers of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army and the Chinese People’s Armed Police Force to the military rank of general in Beijing on January 21. President Xi Jinping, also chairman of the Central Military Commission, presented seven senior officers of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the Chinese People’s Armed Police (PAP) Force with certificates of promotion to the military rank of general, the highest rank for officers in active service in China. Click here to read…

China’s Wing Loong UAV family embraces new all-composite model: China Military
January 24, 2022

China’s independently-developed Wing Loong large unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) family has embraced a new model made of all-composite materials, its developer announced Friday.vThe Wing Loong-1E all-composite multipurpose large UAV successfully completed its maiden flight on Jan. 18, said the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). Click here to read…

China gears up for 2022 military recruitment: China Military
January 20, 2022

Military recruitment for the first half of 2022 will start on Feb 15 and end on March 31, according to a teleconference on China’s conscription work in Beijing Thursday. Recruitment for the second half of the year will run from Aug 15 to Sept 30, said an order issued by the State Council and the Central Military Commission, which was read out at the teleconference. Click here to read…

Li Lecheng elected governor of China’s Liaoning: People’s Daily
January 23, 2022

Li Lecheng was elected governor of northeast China’s Liaoning Province by the provincial legislature on Sunday. The 13th Liaoning Provincial People’s Congress elected the governor at its sixth session. Click here to read…

Wang Hao elected governor of China’s Zhejiang: People’s Daily
January 21, 2022

Wang Hao was elected governor of east China’s Zhejiang Province by the provincial legislature on Friday. The 13th Zhejiang Provincial People’s Congress elected the governor at its sixth sessionClick here to read…

36 provincial-level officials penalized for discipline violations in China in 2021: People’s Daily
January 21, 2022

A total of 627,000 Chinese officials, including 36 at the provincial and ministerial level, were penalized for violating Communist Party of China (CPC) discipline and laws in 2021, according to the country’s top anti-graft body. Click here to read…

China’s disciplinary agency vows to maintain strong, persistent crackdown on corruption: People’s Daily
January 21, 2022

The Communist Party of China’s (CPC) top disciplinary agency pledged to maintain strong and persistent crackdown on corruption in a communique released Thursday. The communique was adopted at the sixth plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), which was held in Beijing from Tuesday to Thursday. Click here to read…

Wang Zhengpu elected governor of China’s Hebei: People’s Daily
January 20, 2022

Wang Zhengpu was elected governor of north China’s Hebei Province by the provincial legislature on Thursday. The 13th Hebei Provincial People’s Congress elected the governor at its fifth session. Click here to read…

China’s State Council leaders study Xi’s Party-governance speech: People’s Daily
January 20, 2022

The leading Party members group of the State Council held a meeting on Wednesday to study and implement an important speech on Party governance by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, at the sixth plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. Click here to read…

Senior Sichuan provincial legislator under probe: China Daily
January 22, 2022

Wang Minghui, a vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Sichuan Provincial People’s Congress, is being investigated for suspected severe violations of discipline and law. Wang is under the investigation by the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission, according to a statement released on Saturday. Click here to read…

Digital economic growth plan unveiled: China Daily
January 20, 2022

New blueprint calls for upgrades to infrastructure and expansion of service sector. China’s latest plan to grow its digital economy will empower national digital transformation, shore up innovation and enable the government to offer more equitable public services, analysts said. The State Council, China’s Cabinet, unveiled the first five-year plan on the digital economy on Jan 12, highlighting the sector’s role in reshaping the global economic structure and international competition, and rolling out targets for its development through 2025. Click here to read…

Former Hangzhou Party chief took bribes with brother: China Daily
January 21, 2022

All of the mistakes and crimes were started by me. Without my power, my brother was nothing, and he could do nothing without my help,” Zhou Jiangyong, former Party chief of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, said in an anti-graft documentary broadcast on Wednesday. Zhou, from Ningbo, Zhejiang, began to work in 1985 and joined the Communist Party of China in 1992. He served as the Party chief-the top leader-in several cities in Zhejiang, including Zhoushan from 2015, Wenzhou from 2017 and Hangzhou, the provincial capital, from May 2018. Click here to read…

Two sessions’ kicks off in Xinjiang: No violent terror attacks for five years, social stability enhanced: Global Times
January 23, 2022

Xinjiang has moved past chaos and is making progress on governance on the basis of stability, and there have been no cases of violent terrorist attacks for five consecutive years. People of all ethnic groups have a growing sense of safety and confidence in social stability, local government work report pointed out during the fifth session of the 13th People’s Congress of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region which kicked off on Sunday. Click here to read…

J-20 fighter could get directed-energy weapon, drone-control capability: Global Times
January 23, 2022

China’s domestically developed J-20 stealth fighter jet could in the future be equipped with directed-energy weapons, and it can also spawn variants for early warning, unmanned flight and drone control, military experts predicted after the aircraft received concentrated media coverage over the past week. Click here to read…

Chinese businesses to hold first large expo in Afghanistan to boost trade: Global Times
January 23, 2022

China’s business representatives at China Town in Kabul are to hold what could be the first large expo in Afghanistan since the Afghan Taliban took power, aiming to create a platform for traders and producers to find deals on complementary goods for each other’s markets, business representatives told the Global Times. Click here to read…

Seven trucks belonging to Chinese company burned down in Kenya: Global Times
January 24, 2022

Seven trucks belonging to a Chinese company were burned down in Lamu County, Kenya on Sunday. No Chinese casualties have been reported, a public relations officer from the China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) told the Global Times on Monday. Click here to read…

Chinese lifestyle app Xiaohongshu fined 300,000 yuan for failing content review: Global Times
January 23, 2022

The Chinese lifestyle app, Xiaohongshu, said that the penalty of 300,000 yuan ($47,329) came as Shanghai authorities determined it had failed the review on harmful content for minors, which was reported by the China Media Group (CMG) in December, according to an announcement released by the company on Sunday. Xiaohongshu’s remarks came after some media outlets reported that the company received a heavy fine by the Bureau of Culture and Tourism of Shanghai’s Huangpu district for disseminating undesirable content which may be harmful to the physical and mental health of minors. Click here to read…

China says it deterred US warship: Taipei Times
January 21, 2022

Chinese forces followed and warned away a US warship that entered waters near the Paracel Islands (Xisha Islands) in the South China Sea, China’s military said yesterday, in the latest uptick in tensions in the disputed waterway. The Southern Theatre Command of the People’s Liberation Army said the USS Benfold “illegally” sailed into Chinese territorial waters without permission, infringing upon the country’s sovereignty, and that Chinese naval and air forces tracked the ship. Click here to read…

Chinese rights lawyer held for ‘inciting subversion’: Taipei Times
January 20, 2022

Human rights lawyer Xie Yanghas been detained in China on suspicion of “inciting state subversion,” according to an official notice obtained by his wife weeks after he spoke out for a hospitalized teacher. Xie — who has previously defended Christians and democracy advocates — has not been heard from since he was detained more than a week ago in Changsha, Hunan Province. Click here to read…

China cuts benchmark lending rate for 2nd straight month: Kyodo
January 20, 2022

China’s central bank cut its benchmark lending rate on Thursday for the second straight month to shore up the slowing economy, in contrast with the United States and other major economies that are moving to tackle inflation. The U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank have been inclined to tighten monetary policy in a bid to curb sharp inflation stemming from a spike in global material prices amid supply chain disruptions and hopes for a post-pandemic economic recovery. Click here to read…

Taiwan reports new large-scale Chinese air force incursion: Reuters
January 24, 2022

Taiwan on Sunday reported the largest incursion since October by China’s air force in its air defence zone, with the island’s defence ministry saying Taiwanese fighters scrambled to warn away 39 aircraft in the latest uptick in tensions. Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory, has complained for more than a year of repeated missions by China’s air force near the democratically governed island, often in the southwestern part of its air defence identification zone, or ADIZ, close to the Taiwan-controlled Pratas Islands. Click here to read…

Beijing 2022 says 6 new positive cases detected among Games-related personnel on Jan. 23: Reuters
January 24, 2022

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Organising Committee on Monday said it confirmed six new positive cases of COVID-19 during testing the previous day. Of the new cases, four were among new arrivals and the other two were stakeholders already in the closed loop who had taken confirmatory tests. Of the four positive cases found among 529 Olympic-related arrivals at the airport on Sunday Jan. 23, one was an athlete or team official, showed a statement on the official Beijing 2022 website. Click here to read…

Remember the Soviet Union, top Chinese policy adviser says in warning against blind pursuit of absolute security: South China Morning Post
January 22, 2022

The pursuit of “absolute national security” can extract a heavy price, a Chinese foreign policy adviser has warned, citing the collapse of the Soviet Union as proof of the pitfalls of putting military expansion over long-term security. The unfettered pursuit of security “will see the costs go up drastically and the benefits go drastically down, until the costs outweigh the benefits”, according to Jia Qingguo, a former dean of Peking University’s international relations school. Click here to read…

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…