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China: Daily Scan, November 12, 2021

CPC plenum passes landmark resolution: Xinhuanet
November 11, 2021

A high-profile meeting of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has adopted a landmark resolution on the major achievements and historical experience of the CPC’s 100 years of endeavors, according to a communique released on Thursday. The resolution was reviewed and adopted at the sixth plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee, held in Beijing from Nov. 8 to 11, said the communique of the plenum. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, made an important speech at the session, which was attended by 197 members and 151 alternate members of the CPC Central Committee.Click here to read…

Full Text: Communique of 6th plenary session of 19th CPC Central Committee: Xinhuanet
November 11, 2021

The sixth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) released a communique on Thursday. The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China convened its sixth plenary session in Beijing from November 8 to 11, 2021. A total of 197 members and 151 alternate members of the Central Committee attended the session. Members of the Standing Committee of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and leading officials of other relevant departments were present at the meeting in a non-voting capacity. Some of the colleagues working at the primary level who were delegates to the 19th National Party Congress, along with a number of experts and scholars, also attended the meeting in a non-voting capacity. Click here to read…

PLA Air Force’s new combat equipment put into realistic combat training: China Military
November 11, 2021

It’s learnt from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) on Wednesday that as an important piece of equipment of the PLAAF in building unmanned aerial combat system, the WZ-7 high-altitude reconnaissance drone has been put into realistic combat training. During a recent exercise involving multi-type aircraft, by giving full play to its advantages of high-altitude and long-endurance capability, the WZ-7 recon drone quickly captured target traces based on battlefield situation, and uploaded the acquired information to the command post, thus provided strong support for the airborne fighter groups to carry out penetration and assault operations. Click here to read…

China, U.S. issue joint declaration on enhancing climate action: People’s Daily
November 12, 2021

China and the United States on Wednesday released the China-U.S. Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s here at the ongoing 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Noting that they have further recognize the seriousness and urgency of the climate crisis, the two countries said in the declaration that they are committed to tackling the crisis through their respective accelerated actions in the critical decade of the 2020s, as well as through cooperation in multilateral processes, including the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) process, to avoid catastrophic impacts. Click here to read…

Ultra-low energy consumption buildings emerging in China: People’s Daily
November 12, 2021

In recent years, China has been vigorously promoting ultra-low energy consumption buildings, including passive house. “Passive house,” originating from the German term “passivhaus,” refers to a standard for energy efficiency in a building through a design process integrated with architecture. Passive house combines the advantages of energy conservation, environmental protection, comfort and livability. Gaobeidian, about 100 km south of Beijing, boasts a passive building construction area of 1.2 million square meters, the world’s largest passive complex. Click here to read…

HK man sentenced to over 5 years in jail for inciting secession: Global Times
November 11, 2021

Ma Chun-man, a 31-year-old man dubbed as the “Captain America 2.0” who repeatedly advocated for “Hong Kong independence” in anti-government movements two years ago, was sentenced to five years and nine months in prison on Thursday, which was hailed by local legal experts as a “rightful sentence” compatible with the Basic Law. From August to November 2020, Ma, who usually dressed as the Marvel Comics character in street protests in Hong Kong, shouted slogans in public places many times including “Hong Kong independence” and “Hong Kong people to establish a nation,” which had incited others to commit secession, according to a local ruling in October. Click here to read…

Pakistan urges US to unfreeze Afghanistan assets at Troika Plus: Global Times
November 11, 2021

Pakistan on Thursday hosted the Troika Plus meeting on Afghanistan in Islamabad, with the participation of special envoys from China, Russia and the US, discussing issues like the humanitarian crisis and the future path of the war-torn country. Although Taliban diplomat Amir Khan Muttaqi was not in Thursday’s meeting, he arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday and was expected to talk with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday. China’s Special Envoy for Afghan Affairs Yue Xiaoyong attended the meeting. The Troika Plus mechanism is viewed as a balanced combination of countries with different interests in various directions on the Afghan issueClick here to read…

China’s rare earth price exceeds a historic high amid booming demand and tight supplies: Global Times
November 12, 2021

Rare earth prices have broken a 10-year high on Thursday, driven by the development of emerging industries, tight supplies and the consolidation of industries at the national level. Insiders said that this could be an indication that marks the end of the era of the irrationally low prices of China’s rare earth. Within 3 minutes after the opening of the market at the 85th High-Tech auction by the China Northern Rare Earth (Group), the four targets of 20 tons of neodymium praseodymium all reached the alarm price and were sold at a price of 930,000 yuan ($145,452) per ton, according to Baotou Rare Earth Products Exchange on Thursday. This price has broken a 10-year high record. Click here to read…

China’s first metaverse industry group inaugurated, looking into the new industry potentials: Global Times
November 12, 2021

China’s first metaverse industry group held its unveiling ceremony on Thursday, marking an important first step for the country’s pursue of healthy and sustainable development of the metaverse industry. The Metaverse Industry Committee under the China Mobile and Communications Association (CMCA) officially announced its establishment on Thursday, after receiving approval on October 15. During the announcement it released a new book called Metaverse, expressing the new logic for the development of the next generation internet and the future digital economy in which metaverse is deeply involved. Click here to read…

Chinese chipmaker says top executive, board members, quit: Reuters
November 12, 2021

China’s largest chipmaker, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (0981.HK), said its vice-chairman has resigned in a leadership reshuffle less than a year after he took the role. Chiang, a former research director at Taiwan’s TSMC (2330.TW), joined SMIC in late December. The company said he had resigned from his vice-chairman position as well as from the board with effect from Thursday in order to spend more time with his family. His departure comes just two months after SMIC’s chairman, Zhou Zixue, also resigned citing health reasons. Besides Chiang, three other members also resigned from the board, including co-chief executive officer Liang Mong Song who had threatened to quit in December last year. He would remain in his executive role, SMIC said. Click here to read…

China adopts pivotal resolution on history to boost Xi’s clout: Kyodo
November 11, 2021

China’s ruling Communist Party adopted a pivotal resolution on the country’s modern history on Thursday, state-run media reported, in an apparent move to pave the way for President Xi Jinping to serve a controversial third term as leader. The resolution on the major achievements and historical experiences of the party during its 100-year history marked the first such declaration in 40 years and only the third of its kind since it was founded in 1921. Click here to read…