Tag Archives: Shenzhen

China: Daily Scan, August 01, 2022

Two ministries welcome new heads: China Daily
July 29, 2022

Jin Zhuanglong was appointed the new secretary of the Leading Party Members Group of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Friday. According to an official statement issued on Thursday, Xiao Yaqing, who is being investigated by the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission, has been removed from the post. Also on Friday, Wang Xiangxi was appointed as the new Party chief of the Ministry of Emergency Management of China, while Huang Ming was removed from the post, the ministry’s website said. Click here to read…

China, Africa work to build security community: People’s Daily
July 29, 2022

China has always worked to develop relations with Africa, with a commitment to upholding the greater good in the pursuit of shared interests and following the principles of sincerity, pragmatism, affinity and good faith, said Chinese President Xi Jinping in a congratulatory letter to the second China-Africa Peace and Security Forum on July 25. Click here to read…

Chinese, Pakistani FMs discuss bilateral ties, issues of mutual interests: Xinhuanet
July 29, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here on Thursday with Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on the sidelines of the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), discussing bilateral relations and issues of mutual interests. Click here to read…

Chinese, Afghan FMs meet on cementing ties: Xinhuanet
July 29, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Amir Khan Muttaqi, acting foreign minister of the Afghan interim government, here on Thursday over further strengthening the two countries’ relations. Click here to read…

Former senior provincial legislator expelled from CPC, office: Xinhuanet
July 29, 2022

Wang Minghui, a former vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Sichuan Provincial People’s Congress, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from public office over serious violations of Party discipline and laws, the country’s top anti-graft body announced Friday. Click here to read…

Former senior Hebei provincial legislator expelled from CPC: Xinhuanet
July 29, 2022

A former senior legislator of north China’s Hebei Province has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) over severe violations of Party discipline and the law, the country’s top anti-graft body announced Friday. Click here to read…

Ex-senior Beijing political advisor arrested for suspected bribe-taking: Xinhuanet

July 29, 2022

China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate has ordered the arrest of Yu Luming, formerly a senior political advisor of Beijing, for suspected bribe-taking. The case was transferred to procuratorial authorities for prosecution following an investigation by the National Supervisory Commission, an official statement said Friday. Click here to read…

Premier urges smart investing: China Daily

July 30, 2022

China will adopt measures to further bolster demand, promote effective investment and boost consumption, according to a decision made at the State Council Executive Meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Friday. Click here to read…

Xi stresses solidarity of Chinese at home and abroad for national rejuvenation: Xinhuanet
July 31, 2022

The Central Conference on United Front Work was held from Friday to Saturday in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, attended and delivered an important speech. Click here to read…

Xi attends reception celebrating 95th founding anniversary of PLA: Xinhuanet
July 31, 2022

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Sunday attended a reception to celebrate the 95th founding anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), which falls on Aug. 1.The reception was held at the Great Hall of the People by the Ministry of National Defense. Click here to read…

Rocket debris fall back to Earth: China Daily
July 31, 2022

China launches its Wentian space laboratory on July 24, sending the country’s largest-ever spacecraft to Earth’s orbit to become part of the Tiangong space station. [Photo/Xinhua]
Debris of the recently launched Long March 5B carrier rocket of China fell back to the Earth and ended up in the Pacific Ocean early Sunday morning, with most of the remnants burnt up during the reentry process, the China Manned Space Agency said. Click here to read…

Air force commissions new refueling aircraft: China Daily
July 31, 2022

The People’s Liberation Army Air Force has commissioned the YY-20 large aerial refueling aircraft, which observers said will extensively enhance the service’s operational capability. Senior Colonel Shen Jinke, spokesman for the PLA Air Force, said at a news conference on Sunday in Beijing the YY-20 has recently carried out aerial refueling exercises with the J-16 strike fighter above the sea and the operations helped improve combat training. Click here to read…

China’s Tibet reaps fruitful results in glacier protection: People’s Daily
July 31, 2022

Mount Qomolangma, also known as Mount Everest in the West, is the world’s highest peak and one of the most famous snow-capped mountains. Thanks to enhanced efforts of ecological protection, Mount Qomolangma and its surrounding areas have seen better environmental conditions in recent years. Click here to read…

25 senior Chinese officials face disciplinary actions in Jan-Jul, as anti-graft efforts intensify: Global Times
July 31, 2022

A total of 25 senior Chinese officials, or centrally administered officials, have faced disciplinary actions so far this year, equaling a record annual number in recent years, underscoring the Communist Party of China (CPC)’s zero tolerance toward corruption and its intensifying efforts to fight corruption, experts said on Sunday. Click here to read…

China, Central Asian countries enhance strategic partnership, boost connectivity, economic ties: Global Times
July 31, 2022

Following the consensus reached at the latest Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) foreign ministers’ meeting in Tashkent, China and Central Asian countries – Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan have agreed to enhance their strategic partnerships and build an even closer China-Central Asia community with a shared future, particularly focusing on enhancing connectivity and boosting trade and economic cooperation. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 33 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 1, 2022

The Chinese mainland Sunday reported 33 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 15 in Gansu and nine in Guangxi, according to the National Health Commission’s report Monday. A total of 244 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

Chinese military begins exercises in Yellow Sea: China Daily
August 1, 2022

The Chinese military has begun to carry out exercises in the northern Yellow Sea starting Monday, according to the Maritime Safety Administration. The administration said in a navigational warning published on Sunday on its website that the exercises would last 14 days. It released geographical coordinates of the drill zone, asking ships not connected to the event not to enter the zone. The administration did not elaborate. Click here to read…

Shenzhen accelerates China’s driverless car dreams: Reuters
August 1, 2022

On a busy downtown street three delivery bikes suddenly dart over the pedestrian crossing ahead of the car. On the car’s dashboard they look like small 3D blue blocks from a 1990s video game. The steering wheel turns itself a notch and the vehicle slows to a gentle halt, while the safety driver looks on from the passenger seat. Click here to read…

China’s Nio to make power products for Europe at its first overseas plant: Reuters
August 1, 2022

Chinese electric car maker Nio plans to open its first overseas plant in September to make power products for the European market as it accelerates expansion abroad. The plant, in Pest, Hungary, will develop and manufacture power products such as battery-swapping stations to serve European users, Nio said in a statement late on Friday. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, July 25, 2022

China to expand cash-pooling program to integrate currency management: Xinhuanet
July 22, 2022

China will expand cash-pooling services for multinational companies to integrate domestic and foreign currency management on a larger scale, the country’s monetary authorities said Friday. Shanghai, Guangdong, Shaanxi and some other regions will be added to this pilot program to facilitate the use and management of cross-border capital, said the People’s Bank of China and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange. Click here to read…

China urges Japan to stop hyping up security threats to justify its military build-up: Xinhuanet
July 22, 2022

China on Friday expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to concerning content in Japan’s 2022 defense white paper, urging the country to stop arbitrarily hyping up security threats in the neighborhood to justify its military build-up. Click here to read…

China to boost effective demand for stronger economic recovery: Xinhuanet
July 22, 2022

China will adopt policy measures to expand effective demand to strengthen the driving force for economic recovery and growth, according to the decision made at the State Council’s Executive Meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday. Click here to read…

Senior CPC official addresses 5th Digital China Summit: Xinhuanet
July 23, 2022

Huang Kunming, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, addressed the 5th Digital China Summit via video on Saturday. Click here to read…

Chinese leadership vaccinated against COVID-19: China Daily
July 23, 2022

The leaders of the Communist Party of China and the government have all been vaccinated with domestic COVID-19 vaccines, a senior health official said on Saturday. “This demonstrates that the leadership attaches great significance to the virus control work and has great confidence in the domestically developed COVID-19 vaccines,” Zeng Yixin, vice-minister of the National Health Commission, said during a news conference. Click here to read…

China ready to cope with imported monkeypox cases: Global Times
July 24, 2022

Although China has not reported any monkeypox cases, the country has raised its alert level and is ready to cope with the rapidly-spreading zoonotic infectious disease, health experts said on Sunday, after monkeypox was labeled by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a global health emergency, the highest level of alert. Click here to read…

Chinese senior inspector under financial watchdog CBIRC faces disciplinary action: Global Times
July 24, 2022

A senior Chinese inspector at the Henan supervision bureau of financial watchdog China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) is facing disciplinary action for alleged serious violations of laws and discipline, a statement released by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) showed. Click here to read…

China’s home-grown C919 jet nears certification as test planes complete tasks: Reuters
July 24, 2022

China’s homegrown C919 narrow-body jet, designed to challenge the Airbus-Boeing (AIR.PA)(BA.N) duopoly, is nearing certification as its test planes completed all of the test flight tasks, the company said on Saturday. The state-owned manufacturer Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) said on its official social media account that the six test planes have finished the testing tasks as the programme enters the final stage of receiving a certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of China which is required for commercial operations. Click here to read…

Digital yuan finds root as China prompts consumption: Global Times
July 25, 2022

Chinese financial institutions have ramped up efforts in prompting wide applications of the digital yuan with a wide variety of tailor-made products to be launched, as the country is embracing the digital economy for boosting consumption, several bank representatives told the Global Times over the weekend. Click here to read…

China’s population expected to start to shrink before 2025: Reuters
July 25, 2022

China’s population has slowed significantly and is expected to start to shrink ahead of 2025, the state backed Global Times reported, citing a senior health official. Birth data released late on Sunday showed that the number of new births in 2021 was the lowest in decades in several provinces. Click here to read…

China says South China Sea not a ‘fighting arena’ for major powers: Reuters
July 25, 2022

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday that the South China Sea is not a “safari park” for countries outside the region or a “fighting arena” for major powers to compete in.
The South China Sea issue should be handled by countries in the region themselves, Wang said in opening remarks at a virtual seminar commemorating the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea. Click here to read…

China launches second of three space station modules from Hainan base: Taipei Times
July 25, 2022

China yesterday launched the second of three modules required to complete its new space station, state media reported, the latest step in Beijing’s ambitious space program. The uncrewed craft, named Wentian, was propelled by a Long March 5B rocket at 2:22pm from the Wenchang launch site on the island of Hainan. Click here to read…

Community transmission chain of Omicron subvariant BA.2 in Shenzhen has not been cut, says local health authority: Global Times
July 25, 2022

The community transmission chain of the latest COVID-19 flare-up in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province, since July 15 has not been cut. The viral gene sequencing completed on all the infections showed that they have the Omicron subvariant BA.2, the local health commission announced on Sunday. Click here to read…

Woman detained for commemorating tablets to Japanese war criminals: China Daily
July 25, 2022

A woman has been put under criminal detention for commemorating Buddhist memorial tablets of Japanese war criminals in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, which has angered numerous Chinese and led to heated discussion in the country. Click here to read…

China’s auto exports on fast growth: Qiushi
July 25, 2022

Recently, an Australian consumer joined a two-week test driving activity held for MG ZS, a pure electric vehicle (EV) model produced by Chinese automaker SAIC Motor. The long range and safety performance of the Chinese EV impressed her very much. The X2, a flying car from Chinese electric vehicle producer XPeng, is exhibited at the automobile section of the fourth China International Import Expo, Nov. 6, 2021Click here to read…

Former vice chairman of China’s Tibet regional government arrested for suspected bribery: Xinhuanet
July 25, 2022

China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) has ordered the arrest of Zhang Yongze, former vice chairman of the people’s government of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, for suspected bribe-taking. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 101 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
July 25, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 101 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 34 in Sichuan, 24 in Gansu and 22 in Guangxi, the National Health Commission said Monday. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, June 28, 2022

Chinese vice premier meets exemplary groups, individuals of government offices administration: Xinhuanet
June 27, 2022

Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Monday met with exemplary groups and individuals working in government offices administration. Han, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, extended his congratulations to the honored ones and greetings to those working in government offices administration on behalf of the CPC Central Committee and the State CouncilClick here to read…

Over 17,000 to be relocated in Tibet for better life, ecological conservation: Xinhuanet
June 27, 2022

A total of 17,555 people will be relocated away from high-altitude places in Nagqu City, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, thanks to a local program to improve people’s living and protect the plateau region’s fragile ecosystem. Click here to read…

China punishes 11,299 officials for violating frugality rules in May: Xinhuanet
June 27, 2022

A total of 11,299 Chinese officials were punished in May for violating frugality rules, said the top anti-graft body Monday. The officials were involved in 7,778 cases, said the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission in a statement. Click here to read…

CCG cracks major cross-border drug smuggling case in Fujian: China Military
June 27, 2022

Recently, a large-scale cross-border drug smuggling case was busted by the China Coast Guard (CCG) forces in East China’s Fujian Province, with seven suspects arrested, about 600 kg of the ketamine seized, and one ship involved detained at the scene. Click here to read…

6-month-long nationwide campaign launched to crack down on internet water army: Global Times
June 27, 2022

A six-month-long nationwide campaign was launched by the Bureau of Network Security Protection under the Ministry of Public Security on Sunday to crack down on internet water armies, who have been attempting to control or disrupt online public opinions through releasing fake and harmful information. Click here to read…

China promotes green, intelligent transformation of its shipbuilding industry: People’s Daily
June 27, 2022

China has been promoting the green and smart transformation of its shipbuilding industry by replacing traditional fuel with clean energy and applying intelligent systems to various kinds of vessels. The “Yangtze River Three Gorges 1,” the world’s largest electric cruiser with the largest battery capacity, has been used for Yangtze River sightseeing trips near Yichang city, in central China’s Hubei Province. Click here to read…

China vows timely policy measures to cope with economic risks: Reuters
June 28, 2022

China will roll out tools in its policy reserve in a timely way to cope with more economic challenges, as COVID-19 outbreaks and risks from the Ukraine crisis pose a threat to employment and price stability, a state planner official said on Tuesday. Click here to read…

China extends anti-dumping tariffs on EU, UK steel fasteners imports:
Reuters
June 28, 2022

China’s commerce ministry said on Tuesday it would extend anti-dumping tariffs on certain steel fasteners imported from the European Union and United Kingdom for five years. The anti-dumping tariffs will be imposed from June 29, the ministry said in a statement. Click here to read…

Chinese FM talks with Afghan acting FM over phone: Xinhuanet
June 28, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday held a phone conversation with Acting Foreign Minister of the Afghan Interim Government Amir Khan Muttaqi. In his message, Wang once again expressed sincere condolences to Afghanistan over a recent earthquake disaster, and emphasized that as a friendly neighbor and sincere friend of Afghanistan, the Chinese side empathizes with the Afghan people for the difficulties they are facing. Click here to read…

New rules on internet accounts to take effect in Aug: China Daily
June 28, 2722

A new regulation released by the country’s top internet watchdog on Monday calls for better management of user accounts to safeguard national security and the public interest. Internet service providers have the obligation to verify the identity of users and show their IP addresses, according to the regulation on the management of internet user accounts, released by the Cyberspace Administration of China. Click here to read…

Local govts step up to boost night economy: China Daily
June 28, 2022

Tens of thousands of people crowded a culture and tourism area close to the Yangtze River in Wuhu, Anhui province, for an outdoor concert on Saturday night. After the concert ended at around 9:30 pm, the night seemed to have just begun in Wuhu Old Town Block. Click here to read…

Shenzhen bans drones and small aircraft during celebrations on Hong Kong SAR’s 25th anniversary: Global Times
June 28, 2022

To ensure safety of the upcoming celebrations on 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the motherland, Shenzhen has banned drones and other small aircraft in the city for six days, the local public security bureau said Monday. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, June 07, 2022


Full text of Xi Jinping’s congratulatory letter to National Event on Environment Day 2022: Xinhuanet
June 6, 2022

The following is the full text of Xi Jinping’s congratulatory letter to the National Event on the Environment Day 2022.

On the holding of the National Event on the Environment Day 2022, I would like to extend my warm congratulations! Natural environment is the basis of human survival and development, and to preserve a sound ecological environment is the shared aspiration of the peoples of all countries. Since the Party’s 18th National Congress in 2012, we have made ecological conservation an initiative vital for sustaining the Chinese nation’s developmentClick here to read…

China reiterates concern over AUKUS-related nuclear material transfer: Xinhuanet
June 6, 2022

China on Monday reiterated concerns over the nuclear weapon material transfer involved in AUKUS, saying the issue should be addressed under the international non-proliferation regime. Click here to read…

Shenzhen to build 20 advanced manufacturing industrial parks: Xinhuanet
June 6, 2022

The southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen plans to build 20 advanced manufacturing industrial parks for strategic emerging sectors and industries of the future. The 20 industrial parks will cover a total area of 300 square kilometers in the districts of Bao’an, Guangming, Longhua, Longgang, Pingshan, and Shenshan, the municipal government announced on Monday. Click here to read…

China EximBank issues bonds to support production resumption in Shanghai: Xinhuanet
June 6, 2022

The Export-Import Bank of China (China EximBank), a state-owned policy bank, has issued financial bonds worth 5 billion yuan (about 749.7 million U.S. dollars) to facilitate the resumption of production and work in Shanghai. Click here to read…

Seven arrested for testing misconduct: China Daily
June 6, 2022

The people’s procuratorate of Beijing’s Fangshan district decided to approve the arrest of seven people related to a testing lab on suspicion of obstructing prevention and control of infectious diseases on Monday afternoon, according to an announcement from the government’s official WeChat account. Click here to read…

Tattoo parlors barred from serving minors: China Daily
June 6, 2022

The guideline — released by a high-level task force established to coordinate efforts related to the protection of minors under the State Council, China’s Cabinet — aims to promote the management of tattoo work to protect minors’ legal rights, according to the website of the Ministry of Civil Affairs. Click here to read…

China remains global leader in 5G patent declarations: China Daily
June 6, 2022

China’s standard essential patent declarations for 5G account for about 40 percent of the global total, ranking first in the world according to a report issued by a national intellectual property research center. Click here to read…

Wang Yi to attend FMs’ meeting with Central Asian nations, jointly tackle security challenge: Global Times
June 6, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi is scheduled to attend the third “China+Central Asia” (C+C5) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Kazakhstan and pay an official visit to the country from June 6 to 9. Click here to read…

Nation to open sci-tech sector wider to world while continuing pursuit of indigenous innovation, says minister: Global Times
June 6, 2022

China will open up its science and technology sector wider to the outside world while continuing the pursuit of indigenous innovation, Minister of Science and Technology Wang Zhigang said on Monday. China’s sharing of its sci-tech advances contributes immensely to addressing global issues spanning energy, the environment and coronavirus containment, experts said, while calling for corresponding opening-up moves by other economies. Click here to read…

China pilots low carbon bonds to help companies become greener: Reuters
June 6, 2022

China is rolling out so-called low carbon transition bonds to help companies become greener, the country’s interbank bond market regulator said on Monday, as Beijing strives toward carbon neutrality. Click here to read…

Chinese tech ADRs rise as end of Didi probe raises hope of easing crackdowns: Reuters
June 6, 2022

U.S.-listed Chinese technology stocks rose on Monday after a report that regulators in China are concluding a probe into ride-hailing giant Didi Global raised expectations of easing crackdowns on the country’s internet sector. Click here to read…

China able to take on Taiwan, allies by 2027, says MND: Taipei Times
June 6, 2022

The Chinese military would be capable of fighting against Taiwan and allied forces by 2027, a Ministry of National Defense (MND) report said yesterday. China has set a goal of modernizing its warfare capabilities by that year, which is to mark the 100th anniversary of its army’s founding, and it might by then be able to act more aggressively toward Taiwan, said the report, which the ministry submitted to the Legislative Yuan for review.Click here to read…

Chinese jet threatens Australian surveillance plane over South China Sea: Kyodo
June 6, 2022

A Chinese fighter jet dangerously intercepted an Australian maritime surveillance plane over the South China Sea, endangering the aircraft and its crew, according to the Australian Defense Department. The department said Sunday the Chinese J-16 aircraft intercepted an Australian P-8 Poseidon on May 26 while it was conducting routine maritime surveillance in international airspace over the highly disputed body of water. Click here to read…

China’s unemployment woes see Yunnan offer big cash subsidies to entice college graduates: South China Morning Post
June 7, 2022

Keen on attracting college graduates for essential jobs in rural villages, one Chinese province is looking to sweeten the pot by splashing out on cash handouts. The move by authorities in Yunnan province, announced on Sunday, comes as the nation’s youth unemployment rate and the number of fresh college graduates have both reached record highs, further straining China’s already battered economy. The central government has also ordered local cadres to take the lead in boosting economic growth and employment, as China is struggling to keep the unemployment rate under the government’s target of “within 5.5 per cent” this year. Click here to read…

China brings forward plans for space solar power plant: South China Morning Post
June 7, 2022

China plans to launch an ambitious space solar power plant programme in 2028, two years ahead of the original schedule, according to scientists involved in the project. A satellite will be launched that year to test wireless power transmission technology from space to the ground from an altitude of 400km (250 miles), according to the updated plan in a paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Chinese Space Science and Technology on Thursday. In the paper, the researchers said the satellite would convert solar energy to microwaves or lasers and direct the energy beams to various targets, including fixed locations on Earth and moving satellites. Click here to read…

Chinese scientists say ‘Midas’ touch helps to fine-tune CRISPR gene editing: South China Morning Post
June 7, 2022

Chinese scientists say they have discovered a new method that can significantly improve the efficiency of genome-editing tools. The method, called Improving Editing Activity by Synergistic Engineering, or Midas, “robustly and significantly increased” the human gene-editing efficiency of three tools they used, the researchers said. Moreover, based on Midas, the researchers found new genome editing tools that had higher efficiency and “very low” off-target effects. Click here to read…

China’s top political advisor holds virtual meeting with Singaporean parliament speaker: People’s Daily
June 7, 2022

China’s top political advisor Wang Yang and Tan Chuan-Jin, speaker of the parliament of Singapore, on Monday held a virtual meeting to discuss bilateral ties. Wang, chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, said that the China-Singapore ties feature geographical proximity, shared benefits, close cultural links and people-to-people affinity. Click here to read…

Canadian warplanes’ actions ‘provocative’: China Daily
June 7, 2022

China firmly opposes close reconnaissance and provocative actions by Canada’s warplanes, which threaten China’s national security, a spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense said on Monday. Click here to read…

Former head of local education department under investigation for smearing Chinese traditional festival, historical figure: Global Times
June 7, 2022

The Education Department of Southwest China’s Yunnan Province is investigating its former head, Luo Chongmin, for his controversial remarks about the Dragon Boat Festival, one of the most important Chinese traditional festivals. Yunnan’s Education Department said in an announcement on Monday that it has set up a working group to investigate Luo Chongmin and will release the findings to the public in a timely manner. Click here to read…

More sci-tech innovation a national goal: China Daily
June 7, 2022

China will enhance efforts to make more original breakthroughs in core technologies, train quality talent, conduct institutional reforms, expand international cooperation and contribute more to tackling global challenges, officials said on Monday. Click here to read…

BRICS countries vow to deepen financial cooperation: Xinhuanet
June 7, 2022

The Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of BRICS countries issued a joint statement at a virtual meeting on Monday, reaching consensus on deepening financial cooperation and strengthening coordination on macroeconomic policy. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 39 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
June 7, 2022

The Chinese mainland Monday reported 39 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 20 in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, according to the National Health Commission’s report Tuesday. Click here to read…

Book of Xi’s discourses on rural work published: China Military
June 7, 2022

A compilation of discourses of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on work concerning agriculture, rural areas and farmers has been published by the Central Party Literature Press. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, April 25, 2022

Former court official under probe: Xinhuanet
April 22, 2022

Hu Yifeng, former president of the Higher People’s Court of north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, has been put under investigation for suspected severe violations of Party disciplines and laws, an official statement said Friday. Click here to read…

Xi unanimously elected delegate to 20th CPC National Congress: Xinhuanet
April 22, 2022

Xi Jinping was elected delegate to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the CPC Guangxi regional congress by a unanimous vote on Friday. Xi was nominated by the CPC Central Committee as a candidate for delegate to the 20th CPC National Congress, scheduled to be held in the second half of 2022. Click here to read…

New Party chiefs of Hebei, Sichuan provinces appointed: Xinhuanet
April 22, 2022

Ni Yuefeng has been appointed secretary of the Hebei Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), replacing Wang Dongfeng, according to a decision of the CPC Central Committee. Wang Xiaohui has been appointed secretary of the CPC Sichuan Provincial Committee, replacing Peng Qinghua, according to the decisionClick here to read…

China lays out priorities on improving government transparency: Xinhuanet
April 22, 2022

The General Office of the State Council has released a document laying out the priorities for improving government transparency in 2022. It stresses improving information disclosure related to market entities, cutting taxes and fees, expanding effective investment, and COVID-19 containment. Click here to read…

Sound legislation urged for Qinghai-Tibet Plateau ecological conservation: Xinhuanet
April 23, 2022

China’s top legislator Li Zhanshu on Friday urged the advancement of sound legislation work to protect the ecological environment of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Li, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee, made the remarks while attending a symposium on the matter. Click here to read…

Xi encourages whole Chinese society to read more: Xinhuanet
April 23, 2022

President Xi Jinping has encouraged the whole Chinese society to read more to foster a good reading environment, in a congratulatory letter sent on the occasion of the country’s first national reading campaign that opened on Saturday. Click here to read…

China urges U.S. to clarify its Ukraine bio-military activities: Xinhuanet
April 22, 2022

The United States should give comprehensive and detailed clarification of its bio-military activities, and end its solitary stance of opposing the establishment of a multilateral verification mechanism for biological weapons, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Friday. Click here to read…

Chinese premier, Sri Lankan PM hold phone call on bilateral ties: Xinhuanet
April 22, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday held a phone conversation with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on bilateral ties at the latter’s request. In the phone call, Li noted that the two countries enjoy profound traditional friendship and are strategic cooperative partners. Click here to read…

China, Vietnam coast guards conduct joint patrol: Xinhuanet
April 23, 2022

Chinese and Vietnamese coast guards carried out a joint patrol from Tuesday to Thursday in Beibu Gulf waters, according to the China Coast Guard (CCG). It was the 23rd joint patrol by the maritime law enforcement forces of the two countries in Beibu Gulf waters since 2006 and the first this year. Click here to read…

China’s shipbuilding sector continues to lead in world market: Xinhuanet
April 23, 2022

China remained the world’s leading shipbuilder in the first quarter of the year, taking up nearly half of the international market share in terms of output and new and holding orders, data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology showed. Click here to read…

Digital book readership in China exceeds 500 mln in 2021: Xinhuanet
April 24, 2022

The number of digital book readers in China reached 506 million in 2021, up 2.43 percent year on year, according to an industry report released Saturday. The overall scale of China’s digital reading market reached 41.57 billion yuan (about 6.4 billion U.S. dollars), marking a year-on-year growth of 18.23 percent, according to the China digital readership report 2021. Click here to read…

China mulls building defense system against near-Earth asteroids: Xinhuanet
April 24, 2022

China is set to build monitoring and defense systems protecting the planet from the dangers of near-Earth asteroids (NEAs). Wu Yanhua, deputy director of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), told China’s CCTV News recently that China will start to build an Earth-based and space-based NEA monitoring and warning system, in order to ensure the safe, stable and orderly operation of spacecraft. Click here to read…

Death toll reaches 87 in Shanghai’s current COVID-19 outbreak: Xinhuanet
April 24, 2022

A total of 87 COVID-19-related deaths have been reported in Shanghai, of which the average age was around 81, the municipal health commission said Sunday. Among the deceased, the oldest was 101-years-old. All of those who passed away had serious underlying health conditions such as malignant tumors, coronary heart disease and hypertension. The direct causes of their deaths are basic diseases, said the commission. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 2,666 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
April 25, 2022

The Chinese mainland Sunday reported 2,666 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 2,472 were in Shanghai, according to the National Health Commission’s report Monday. Click here to read…

China cracks down on IPR violations regarding Beijing Winter Olympics: Xinhuanet
April 24, 2022

China’s National Copyright Administration and five other authorities have been supervising the investigation of some key cases involving infringements of copyright and other intellectual property rights (IPR) related to the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games and the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. Click here to read…

Invigorating China’s space exploration dream: China Military
April 24, 2022

On April 24, 1970, a young man in a village in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province was thrilled to get the news that China sent its first satellite Dongfanghong-1 into space. That young man, Xi Jinping, later became Chinese President. Click here to read…

How CPC elects delegates to upcoming Party congress: China Daily
April 23, 2022

The Communist Party of China (CPC), the world’s largest governing party, will convene its 20th national congress in the second half of the year. The quinquennial event will review the work of the past five years, chart the course for the future, and elect new central leadership. Click here to read…

China makes headway in IP industry: China Daily
April 25, 2022

Patents and trademarks increase as nation looks to become ‘powerhouse’. The quality and quantity of Chinese intellectual property continued to rise in 2021, with 696,000 invention patents authorized throughout the year, a senior official said. Click here to read…

Xinjiang’s first plateau airport starts operation: China Daily
April 24, 2022

With the successful landing of China Southern Airlines Flight CZ6681 at the Zhaosu Tianma Airport in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Friday, the region’s first plateau airport was officially put into operation. Click here to read…

Cargo train connects Gansu with Southeast Asia: China Daily
April 22, 2022

A cargo train carrying more than 530 metric tons of asbestos in 20 containers departed Dunhuang, Gansu province, for Bangkok, Thailand, on Thursday. The train will leave the country via Mohan port in Yunnan province and is expected to reach Bangkok in 12 days, after passing through Vientiane, Laos. Click here to read…

41 COVID cases seen in Beijing over weekend: China Daily
April 25, 2022

Beijing reported 41 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases between Friday and Sunday in various locations in the city, further complicating prevention and control efforts in the capital, a senior official said on Sunday. Click here to read…

Xinjiang regional govt guarantees all workers’ rights to be protected: Global Times
April 22, 2022

The Xinjiang regional government has made pledges to workers of all ethnic backgrounds that they will enjoy the rights to choose their career freely and that they will all work under equal working conditions, Xinjiang regional government spokesperson Xu Guixiang said at a conference on Friday. The conference was held ahead of the International Workers Day, all known as May Day. The regional government has also vowed stringent measures to crack down on violations of laws about workers, including forced labor. Click here to read…

Shanghai investigates more unauthorized suppliers of household goods during community lockdown: Global Times
April 25, 2022

Shanghai’s market regulators have increased the supervision of household goods provided to residents during the recent COVID-19 outbreak and made public several cases of food safety violations. Click here to read…

Chinese FM elaborates on China-proposed Global Security Initiative, stresses nation will always be the backbone of guarding world peace: Global Times
April 24, 2022

As Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed for the first time a Global Security Initiative at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2022, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi gave a detailed elaboration on the initiative in an article published on People’s Daily on Sunday, answering to the question: “What kind of security concept does the world need and how can countries achieve common security?” Click here to read…

12 chief commanders and designers of China’s missiles make their public debut after retirement: Global Times
April 25, 2022

Twelve chief commanders and designers of China’s missiles who remained undisclosed made their public debut for the first time on Sunday after retiring and ending a period of secrecy. The life stories of the 12 experts are recorded in the book Missile Life, which was first released by the Second Academy of China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) at the Space Day on Sunday. Click here to read…

China’s home-built aircraft carrier Shandong starts 1st maintenance, refurbishment: media reports: Global Times
April 24, 2022

The Shandong, China’s second aircraft carrier and the first developed domestically, reportedly started its first scheduled maintenance and refurbishment that is expected to enhance the flattop’s usability after more than two years of active service. The procedure could involve the painting of new non-skid coating as well as repairs and upgrades for some subsystems, and the carrier would come back stronger than ever in a few months, observers said on Sunday. Click here to read…

PLA Navy celebrates 73rd birthday with half dozen new warships, conspicuous hint on third aircraft carrier: Global Times
April 23, 2022

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy celebrated its 73rd anniversary on Saturday by announcing, over the past days, the commissioning of half a dozen powerful warships and two types of advanced vessel-based helicopters, which have already started training to form combat capabilities. These achievements are a reflection of the Navy’s rapid, tremendous growth over the recent years, which is enabling the naval force to resolutely safeguard national sovereignty, security and development interests, top officers on some of the country’s mightiest warships said in exclusive interviews with the Global Times. Click here to read…

China’s benchmark stock market sinks to 22-month low on Monday over COVID fears: Global Times
April 25, 2022

China’s benchmark stock market sank down by more than two percent to near 3,000 points, the lowest point in about 22 months, as the country’s coronavirus situation continued to drag down market confidence despite multiple weeks of control and prevention measures. Click here to read…

Shanghai factories face challenges despite efforts for work resumption: Global Times
April 24, 2022

Factories in Shanghai ranging from car firms to heavy industrial enterprises have begun to resume production over the past week, as the city is mounting a broad work resumption campaign for the manufacturing sector while ensuring epidemic controls, after authorities pressed the pause button on the bustling metropolis in late March. Click here to read…

Former head of China Merchants Bank under disciplinary investigation: Global Times
April 22, 2022

China Merchants Bank’s former Party secretary and president Tian Huiyu has been put under disciplinary investigation by the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) and the State Commission for Supervision on suspicion of serious violations of discipline, the top anti-graft authorities announced on Friday. Click here to read…

AI facilitates implementation of dynamic zero-COVID policy in Shenzhen: People’s Daily
April 22, 2022

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies have been widely applied in Shenzhen, south China’s Guangdong province, helping improve the efficiency of Shenzhen’s response to public health emergencies and inter-department collaboration capabilities of the city during its implementation of the dynamic zero-COVID policy. Click here to read…

Beijing’s biggest district begins COVID mass testing: Reuters
April 25, 2022

Beijing kicked off three rounds of COVID-19 testing for all residents of its biggest district Chaoyang on Monday after dozens of cases were reported, prompting people to stock up on food over fears of an eventual strict Shanghai-style lockdown. Click here to read…

Shanghai reports 39 new COVID-related deaths on April 23: Reuters
April 24, 2022

The Chinese financial hub of Shanghai reported 39 new deaths among its COVID-19 patients on April 23, up from 12 the day before, the local government said on Sunday. The city also recorded 19,657 new local asymptomatic coronavirus cases, down from 20,634 a day earlier. The number of confirmed symptomatic infections stood at 1,401, also down from 2,736 the previous day. Click here to read…

Britain seeks law change to ban medical supplies from China’s Xinjiang: Reuters
April 22, 2022

Britain has proposed changes to legislation that would ban its health service from buying medical supplies made in China’s Xinjiang region, after pressure from rights groups over Beijing’s treatment of the Uyghur people. Click here to read…

China ready to offer Sri Lanka ‘urgent help’: Taipei Times
April 24, 2022

China on Friday told Sri Lanka that it is ready to provide “urgently needed help,” an offer that came after the South Asian nation deployed its military to quell anger over its worst economic crisis in decades. Click here to read…

Shanghai adds 51 new deaths from Covid-19, takes total toll to 138 amid rise in symptomatic cases: South China Morning Post
April 25, 2022

Shanghai’s fatalities from Covid-19 have risen to a record 51 deaths amid a 76.4 per cent jump in the number of symptomatic cases. Symptomatic cases amounted to 2,472 in the previous 24 hours, compared with 1,401 a day earlier, according to data released on Monday. New infections amounted to 19,455, 7.6 per cent fewer than the previous day, bringing the city’s total cases to 506,000. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, December 28, 2021

China releases shortened negative lists for foreign investment: Xinhuanet
December 27, 2021

China on Monday unveiled two shortened negative lists for foreign investment, as part of efforts to further open up the economy and promote high-quality economic development.
The number of items that are off-limits for foreign investors will be cut to 31 in the 2021 version of the negative list from 33 in the 2020 version, according to a statement jointly released by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Commerce. Click here to read…

Mega water diversion project benefits Beijing: Xinhuanet
December 27, 2021

A mega water diversion project has so far benefited more than 13 million residents in Beijing, the local water authority said Monday.The South-to-North Water Diversion Project has transferred over 7.3 billion cubic meters of water from major rivers in the south of the country to the nation’s capital over the past seven years, according to the Beijing Water Authority. Click here to read…

Military exercises to be held in Bohai Strait, Yellow Sea for two weeks: China Military
December 27, 2021

According to a notice released by China’s Dalian Maritime Safety Administration, military exercises will be performed in waters of Bohai Strait and north Yellow Sea from December 26, 2021 to January 9, 2022. Click here to read…

Historical roots strengthen China’s plan for future: China Military
December 27, 2021

There is no greater guide for the path we find ourselves on today than the road which we have already traveled. While China has increasingly become synonymous with innovation and a future-oriented outlook, the momentous milestones reached in 2021 had a single underlying theme of an entirely different nature — history. Click here to read…

China reports highest number of daily COVID cases in 20 months: Global Times
December 27, 2021

China reported 200 COVID-19 cases on Monday, with 162 domestic transmissions, the largest daily increases in almost 20 months. With concerns increasing over whether China can effectively put this round of flare-ups under control before the Beijing Winter Olympics in February, especially as the Omicron variant is causing havoc globally, analysts said that China’s dynamic zero policy and previous experience in quelling domestic outbreaks will help curb the current epidemic, and the closed-loop management of the Beijing Olympics will ensure the safety of the sports event.Click here to read…

Foreign investment banned in rare-earth sector, new negative lists show: Global Times
December 27, 2021

China’s newly released negative lists of sectors off-limits to foreign direct investment showed on Monday that overseas investors are prohibited from investing in rare-earth mining projects. Experts said that the move aims to protect and optimize domestic rare-earth resources, which are essential for many key technologies, while improving the core value of the industry chain. Click here to read…

China drafts rules to tighten management of company registrations: Reuters
December 27, 2021

China’s central bank and market regulator issued draft rules on Monday requiring companies to improve the management of their registration information, with any deferred registration filings likely to be subject to the rules. The proposals aim to improve transparency and strengthen the enforcement of anti-money laundering laws, the two regulators said in a joint-statement on their websites. Click here to read…

Hong Kong Apple Daily founder and staff face new sedition charge: Reuters
December 28, 2021

Hong Kong prosecutors on Tuesday filed a “seditious publications” charge against jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai who already faces charges under a tough national security law that critics say has stifled freedoms in the Asian financial hub. Lai, 74, the founder of the pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper, appeared in court alongside six other former Apple Daily staff. The daily tabloid closed in June after authorities raided the newspaper, arrested staff on national security grounds and froze assets. Click here to read…

Nimble Chinese satellite grabs hi-res images of US city in seconds say researchers: South China Morning Post
December 28, 2021

In just 42 seconds, a small Chinese satellite captured images of a large area around a US city that would be sharp enough to identify a military vehicle on the street and tell what type of weapon it might be carrying, say scientists reporting on the breakthrough. Beijing-3, a small one-tonne commercial satellite launched by China in June performed an in-depth scan of the core area of the San Francisco Bay (3,800 square kilometres or 1,470 square miles), according to scientists involved in the project. Click here to read…

Shenzhen party boss takes over as acting governor of Guangdong province: South China Morning Post
December 27, 2021

The Communist Party chief of Chinese tech hub Shenzhen has been promoted to acting governor of Guangdong, the province’s legislature announced on Monday. Wang Weizhong, 59, takes over from Ma Xingrui. Ma was named as the new party secretary of the far western Xinjiang region on Saturday, replacing Chen Quanguo, according to state media.
Already an alternate member of the party’s policymaking Central Committee, the promotion is likely to pave the way for Wang to become a full member at next year’s national congress – a twice-a-decade event that is expected to usher in major leadership changes. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, November 3, 2021

Chinese vice premier stresses efforts to ensure energy supply: Xinhuanet
November 2 2021

Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Tuesday stressed efforts to ensure the supply of energy this winter and next spring under the new concept for development. Han, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks when chairing a symposium during an inspection trip to the State Grid Corporation of China. Click here to read…

Chinese premier urges efforts to foster, strengthen market entities: Xinhuanet
November 2 2021

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has underlined the importance of work to foster and strengthen market entities to stimulate market vitality and social creativity. Li, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made the remarks while chairing a symposium during an inspection trip to the State Administration for Market Regulation on Monday. Click here to read…

China bans private contact between judges and lawyers to uphold judicial integrity: Xinhuanet
November 2 2021

Private contact has been banned between judges and lawyers, and between prosecutors and lawyers, according to newly introduced Chinese regulations aimed at better safeguarding judicial integrity and justice. Click here to read…

China steps up development of subsidized rental housing: Xinhuanet
November 2 2021

China has accelerated the development of government-subsidized rental housing as part of the country’s efforts to better meet people’s housing needs. In the first nine months, 40 cities across the country have started the construction of 720,000 government-subsidized apartment units, accounting for 76.9 percent of their full-year target of 936,000 units, showed data from the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development. Click here to read…

Senior CPC official calls for imbibing revolutionary history to advance national rejuvenation: People’s Daily
November 3 2021

Wang Huning, senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC), on Tuesday emphasized learning from the country’s revolutionary history and pushing forward the great cause of national rejuvenation. Wang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks in Beijing while attending a symposium marking the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Soviet Republic and the central revolutionary base. Click here to read…

Hacking from India rose in past 2 years, targeted China’s medical industry using forged physical examination forms at the beginning of epidemic: Global Times
November 2 2021

Hackers from India have been caught actively launching cyberattacks targeting China’s multiple sectors as well as individuals in the past two years during the epidemic, and their attacks are largely on the rise in the first half of 2021, the Global Times learnt from an exclusive interview with Chinese tech giant 360 Security Technology on Tuesday. Click here to read…

China rolls out largest integrally formed propellant tank bottom of new launch vehicle: Global Times
November 3 2021

China rolled out the largest integrally formed propellant tank bottom of the new launch vehicle in the country, which was built using new spinning technology developed by the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST) with a diameter of 3.8 meters, The Paper published on Tuesday. The entire length of the tank is 21 meters, which is one of the longest units to launch vehicles in China, according to the report. Click here to read…

Beijing stock market publishes draft rules for trading and membership management: Global Times
November 3 2021

The Beijing Stock Exchange published on Tuesday the draft rules for trading and management of its membership. This is one step closer to the opening of the third stock exchange in the A-share market just over two months after it was announced. The draft rules that add to the 31 specific rules that provide guidance for IPOs, fundraising and mergers and acquisitions, company regulations, securities trading, and membership management, among others will be effective on November 15, the Beijing stock said in a late-night statement on its website. Click here to read…

China considers new mix of tax, fee reductions for small, micro-sized businesses: Global Times
November 3 2021

China is mulling a new mix of tax and fee reductions to address hardships confronting small and micro-sized businesses and self-employed people, Premier Li Keqiang said during an inspection tour to the country’s top market regulator, the Securities Times reported Tuesday. Click here to read…

Chinese firm to build Tiansuan satellite constellation to support 6G development: Global Times
November 2 2021

Chinese private satellite company Spacety and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) have inked a deal to jointly launch a series of satellites to build an open-source platform that could support the development of 6G network, satellite internet and other technologies. The project, the Tiansuan Constellation, is a satellite constellation targeting computing software and algorithms. Combining computing software – the core network systems of 5G and 6G, as well as artificial intelligence (AI) – with satellites has become a popular scientific research topic, Fu Yunhao, an employee from Spacety told the Global Times on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Shenzhen relaxes rules for developers buying land, backing away from the cap that sent real estate auctions into a tailspin: South China Morning Post
November 3 2021

Shenzhen has relaxed the conditions for taking part in land sales, one of the first among China’s local authorities to backtrack from the draconian measures that have sent the entire country’s real estate industry into a tailspin. According to the new rules laid out by the Planning and Natural Resources Bureau of China’s technology metropolis, more than one developer will be allowed to bid for land at the same price, where the competition will be based on how many homes they can build under the “affordable” price category. The bureau put 11 plots on the market last week, the third land sale this year. Click here to read…

China to strengthen personal data protection in fintech sector: Reuters
November 3 2021

China will strengthen personal protections in the financial technology sector to curb unauthorised data collection and abuses, the country’s central bank chief said on Wednesday. Beijing will improve the legal frameworks in the sector and countries should jointly set standards for personal data protection, People’s Bank of China Governor Yi Gang said via video at the Hong Kong Fintech week. Click here to read…

China’s COVID-19 cases spike ahead of Communist Party conclave: Reuters
November 3 2021

China’s new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases spiked to a near three-month high and tighter curbs to contain the spread are expected in the capital Beijing ahead of a key gathering of the highest-ranking members of the Communist Party next week.The National Health Commission confirmed on Wednesday 93 new local symptomatic cases for Nov. 2, up from 54 a day earlier and the highest daily count since Aug. 9 at the peak of China’s last major outbreak. Click here to read…