Tag Archives: Taiwan

China: Daily Scan, August 16, 2022

China’s State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet
August 10, 2022

The State Council, China’s cabinet, announced the appointment and removal of officials on Wednesday. Zhang Xingwang was appointed vice minister of agriculture and rural affairs.
Huang Guo was named deputy commissioner of the National Medical Products Administration, replacing Chen Shifei.Click here to read…

Xi let missiles fall in Japan EEZ during Taiwan drills: Kyodo
August 11, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping decided himself to let ballistic missiles launched by the military during recent large-scale drills near Taiwan fall in Japan’s exclusive economic zone to deter Tokyo’s interference in any cross-strait contingency, according to sources close to the matter.Click here to read…

Panchen Rinpoche performs duties at Tibet branch of Buddhist Association of China: Xinhuanet
August 11, 2022

Panchen Erdeni Chos-kyi rGyal-po had performed his daily duties as president of the Tibet branch of the Buddhist Association of China in Lhasa since mid-May. Panchen Erdeni Chos-kyi rGyal-po is a member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and vice president of the Buddhist Association of China.Click here to read…

Chinese FM holds talks with Nepalese counterpart: Xinhuanet
August 11, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks on Wednesday with visiting Nepali Foreign Minister Narayan Khadka in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province.Click here to read…

Xi calls on int’l community to build development partnership: Xinhuanet
August 12, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the international community to gather consensus on promoting development, create an enabling environment and foster new driving forces for global development to jointly work for a global development partnership.Click here to read…

South Korea and China clash over US missile shield: Taipei Times
August 12, 2022

China and South Korea yesterday clashed over a US missile defense shield, threatening to undermine efforts by the new government in Seoul to overcome long-standing security differences.Click here to read…

China outranks US in key science publishing: China Daily
August 13, 2022

For the first time, China has overtaken the United States as the world’s leader in both the quantity and quality of scientific papers published from 2018 to 2020, according to an annual report published by an institution affiliated with Japan’s science and technology ministry.Click here to read…

5 officials in SW China’s Xizang removed for not fully implementing epidemic prevention measures: Global Times
August 13, 2022

Five officials in the city of Xigaze in Southwest China’s Xizang Autonomous Region have been removed from office for not fully implementing epidemic prevention measures, the city authorities announced on Friday. The city has extended city-wide management measures amid this flare-up, with 39 confirmed cases detected so far.Click here to read…

Daily COVID-19 cases across 17 provincial-level regions surpass 2,000: Global Times
August 14, 2022

China grappled with fresh COVID-19 flare-ups with daily cases across 17 provincial-level regions surpassing an unprecedented 2,000 on Sunday, with a high level of virus transmission notably coming from three major tourist destinations – Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Southwest China’s Xizang Autonomous Region and South China’s Hainan Province.Click here to read…

Silk Road int’l expo pushes for deeper Belt and Road cooperation: Xinhuanet
August 14, 2022

The Sixth Silk Road International Exposition opened Sunday in Xi’an, capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, with deeper Belt and Road cooperation high on the agenda. With a theme of strengthening interconnectivity and integration for common progress, shared benefits and win-win results, the expo has attracted participants from over 70 countries and regions, including the Republic of Korea, Thailand, and Singapore. Uzbekistan serves as the guest country of honor.Click here to read…

India called on to honor one-China principle, as Chinese ambassador sees ‘positive impetus’ in ties: Global Times
August 14, 2022

The Chinese Ambassador to India reportedly said Saturday that India-China ties are “seeing a positive impetus” and called on India to stick to the one-China principle after Indian External Affairs Ministry made its first public comment over US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s provocative visit to the island of Taiwan. Click here to read…

Chinese police vow to prioritise crackdown on sex crimes against underage victims: South China Morning Post
August 14, 2022

Chinese police have vowed to prioritise cases involving underage victims as part of an ongoing crackdown on sexual assaults. On Sunday the Ministry of Public Security announced that it had started the second phase of a 100-day campaign that began in June as the authorities tightened their control over society ahead of a major leadership reshuffle later this year.Click here to read…

Chinese police vow to prioritise crackdown on sex crimes against underage victims: South China Morning Post
August 14, 2022

Chinese police have vowed to prioritise cases involving underage victims as part of an ongoing crackdown on sexual assaults. On Sunday the Ministry of Public Security announced that it had started the second phase of a 100-day campaign that began in June as the authorities tightened their control over society ahead of a major leadership reshuffle later this year.Click here to read…

Rivers in multiple provinces dry up due to high temperatures, less rain: Global Times
August 15, 2022

Rivers in multiple provinces and regions across China have dried up due to persistent high temperatures and far below average amounts of rainfall, resulting in drought in many parts of the nation. Data from China’s Water Resources Ministry shows that the water supply of 830,000 people in six provinces and regions has been affected.Click here to read…

COVID-19-stricken Hainan in South China punishes 6 officials for dereliction of duty in fighting epidemic: Global Times
August 15, 2022

South China’s Hainan Province announced to punish six officials late Sunday for inaction and lack of responsibility when handling the recent local COVID-19 outbreak. As the entire province is devoted to the battle against COVID-19, the provincial disciplinary department said some officials were derelict in their duty and failed to take responsibility, a notice released by the disciplinary department reads.Click here to read…

Kissinger warns Biden administration against changing Taiwan status quo: Global Times
August 15, 2022

Henry Kissinger, the veteran US diplomat, sent out a fresh warning to the Biden administration amid rising tensions in the Taiwan Straits, saying he sees today’s world as verging on a dangerous disequilibrium and calling careful actions. Yet the White House continued shifting the blame to China over the consequences of the provocative trip of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan island, ignoring the growing voices of far-sighted politicians and observers in the US who opposed the trip. Chinese experts believe that today’s US government, which lacks political wisdom and strategic insight, is becoming a great uncertainty to the world. Click here to read…

Chinese foreign minister meets Geneva envoys from Asian, African developing countries: Xinhuanet
August 15, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday met via video link with visiting diplomatic envoys of developing countries from Asia and Africa to the UN Office at Geneva.Click here to read…

PLA conducts joint combat-readiness security patrol, combat drills around Taiwan Island: China Military
August 15, 2022

Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), said that the PLA Eastern Theater Command organized joint combat-readiness security patrol and combat training exercise involving troops of multiple services and arms in waters and airspace around Taiwan Island on Monday.Click here to read…

Sichuan cuts industrial power to support residents: China Daily
August 15, 2022

After days of unusually high temperatures, people in different parts of Sichuan province are complaining that they cannot make do without air-conditioners, which triggered a power supply restriction for industry.Click here to read…

More Chinese state-owned companies expected to delist from US stock exchanges as accounting spat continues: South China Morning Post
August 16, 2022

More state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are expected to delist from the US capital markets, deepening an exodus arising from a regulatory impasse between Beijing and Washington.
The voluntary delisting of five SOEs – the oil giants Sinopec, its entity Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical and PetroChina, China Life Insurance and Aluminum Corporation of China – from the New York Stock Exchange could pave the way for further exits, according to analysts.Click here to read…

China sanctions seven Taiwanese ‘independence diehard’ officials: Reuters
August 16, 2022

China imposed sanctions on Tuesday on seven Taiwanese officials and lawmakers it accused of being “independence diehards”, including banning them from entering, in its latest angry reproach of the democratically governed island.Click here to read…

China issues action plan to boost enterprise innovation: Xinhuanet
August 16, 2022

Chinese authorities on Monday released an action plan to stimulate the technology-innovation capacity of enterprises. Jointly issued by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Finance, the 2022-2023 action plan specifies supportive measures in 10 areas, including establishing a mechanism for enterprises to participate in the country’s sci-tech innovation decision-making on a regular basis.Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, August 10, 2022

China intensifies crackdown on cryptocurrency hype, speculation: Xinhuanet
August 9, 2022

China’s internet watchdog on Tuesday said it had intensified a crackdown on illegal online information that may lead to speculation and fraud involving cryptocurrency. The move since earlier this year was aimed at protecting people’s property, according to the Cyberspace Administration of China. Click here to read…

Chongqing grants first unmanned driving permits: China Daily
August 9, 2022

Chongqing’s Yongchuan district granted China’s first unmanned autonomous driving permits to five Baidu taxis on Wednesday, allowing for no human driver or safety operator to be in the vehicle on public roads for the first time. The five autonomous driving taxis, also known as robotaxis, are operated by Baidu’s autonomous driving arm Apollo Run. Click here to read…

Media role to boost BRI cooperation highlighted at Xi’an forum against hegemonic voices: Global Times
August 9, 2022

As the world is facing mounting uncertainty and instability, 120 media representatives from more than 40 countries and international organizations attended the semi-virtual 2022 Media Cooperation Forum on Belt and Road on Tuesday in Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, to discuss media’s role in enhancing cooperation and development through the vehicle of China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to battle hegemony and confrontational mind-setClick here to read…

India’s reported plan to ban certain Chinese smartphones ‘politically charged’: Global Times
August 9, 2022

China’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged the Indian government to provide a fair and nondiscriminatory environment for Chinese firms, after reports of India mulling a ban on Chinese smartphone makers’ sale of cheaper devices in India, a move Chinese experts say is politically charged and against market rulesClick here to read…

Websites close 12,000 accounts encouraging illicit virtual currency trading amid crackdown: Global Times
August 09, 2022

Social media platforms such as Weibo and Baidu have closed some 12,000 accounts encouraging users to invest in illegal virtual currency trading this year under the guidance of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), the regulator said on its WeChat account on Tuesday. Click here to read…

China watchdog investigates three more execs linked to chip-focused Big Fund: Reuters
August 9, 2022

China’s corruption watchdog said on Tuesday regulators were investigating three former and current executives linked to a firm that manages the country’s largest state-backed chip investment fund, widening a probe that has rattled the sector. Click here to read…

China orders audit of $3 trillion trust industry: Reuters
August 9, 2022

China’s top auditor is conducting a review of the $3 trillion trust industry, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. China’s trust industry has been a key part of the country’s shadow banking business, which helps channel deposits into risky investments via products often designed to dodge capital or investment regulations. Click here to read…

Biden signs $52.7 bil. bill for chip production to counter China: Kyodo
August 10, 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed into law a bill that invests $52.7 billion in semiconductor production and development in a bid to secure a technological edge amid intensifying competition with China. The enactment of the law, which includes $39 billion in manufacturing incentives, also comes as the United States is accelerating cooperation with Japan, a key security ally, to build resilient semiconductor supply chains that rely less on potential adversaries. Click here to read…

China releases white paper on Taiwan question, reunification in new era: People’s Daily
August 10, 2022

The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council and the State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China published a white paper titled “The Taiwan Question and China’s Reunification in the New Era” on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Chinese and Taiwan navy ships stay close to Strait median line: Reuters
August 10, 2022

About 20 Chinese navy and Taiwan navy ships continued to stay close to the median line of the Taiwan Strait as of Wednesday morning, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters. Several Chinese navy ships continued to conduct missions off Taiwan’s eastern coast as of Wednesday morning, the source said. Click here to read…

Full Text: The Taiwan Question and China’s Reunification in the New Era: Global Times
August 10, 2022

The Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council and the State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China published a white paper titled “The Taiwan Question and China’s Reunification in the New Era” on Wednesday. The following is the full text of the white paper: Click here to read…

China, ROK agree to jointly maintain stability of production, supply chain: Xinhuanet
August 10, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday met with Park Jin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea (ROK), in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province, and the two sides agreed to jointly maintain the stability of production and supply chain. Click here to read…

Tibet’s Lhasa launches city-wide COVID-19 testing: Xinhuanet
August 10, 2022

Lhasa, the capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, launched city-wide nucleic acid testing on Monday night after the city reported 18 positive COVID-19 tests. According to the analysis on the positive tests and the virus gene sequencing results, the current outbreak was caused by the Omicron subvariant BA.2.76. Click here to read…

China strengthens monitoring production, storage of drugs in shortage: Xinhuanet
August 10, 2022

Relevant authorities in China have demanded efforts to enhance the monitoring of production and storage of medicines that are in short supply and medicines that have been selected for centralized procurement. Click here to read…

China has world’s second largest number of nuclear power units: China Daily
August 10, 2022

China has the second largest number of nuclear power units in operation or under construction in the world, Tang Bo, an official with the National Nuclear Safety Administration, said on Tuesday. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, August 9, 2022

Compilation of CPC’s important literature published: Xinhunaet
August 8, 2022

The first 12 volumes of the compilation of important literature of the Communist Party of China (CPC) have been published by the People’s Publishing House. The book, compiled by the Institute of Party History and Literature of the CPC Central Committee and the Central Archives, is an authoritative source for the study of the history of the CPC. Click here to read…

China promotes use of land, sea for major projects: Xinhuanet
August 8, 2022

China has announced a host of measures to support the land and sea use for major construction projects, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources. The policies stress the need to guarantee the demand for such factors involved in the implementation of construction projects while adhering to the legal bottom line and the red line of resource security, the ministry said. Click here to read…

SW China’s Xizang reports 22 COVID cases, ending 920-day zero record: Global Times
August 8, 2022

Southwest China’s Xizang (Tibet) Autonomous Region recorded 22 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, local health authorities said on Monday, marking the end of the region’s 920-day record of no cases. The 22 cases are all related to Xizang’s Xigaze city, home to about 800,000 people. Eighteen cases were detected in Lhasa and nine of them took the same train from Xigaze to Lhasa on Thursday. The other four cases found earlier in Ngari Prefecture’s Burang county through regular nucleic acid testing were travelers from Xigaze. Click here to read…

Defense Ministry Spokesperson Wu Qian’s answers to press question on China’s cancellation of three China-U.S. military communication activities and U.S. hyping-up: China Military
August 8, 2022

Reporter: Recently, China has announced eight countermeasures against Washington, including canceling three China-US military exchange programs, in response to Nancy Pelosi’s visit to China’s Taiwan region. According to US media reports, the Chinese side has recently rejected phone calls made by the US high-level military officials to the Chinese military leaders. Could you please make comments on this?

Chinese Defense Ministry Spokesperson Senior Colonel Wu Qian: The current tensions across the Taiwan Strait has been a result of provocative acts single-handedly created by the US side, for which the US side must be held accountable and bear full responsibility for the serious consequences of it. Click here to read…

China’s transport ministry issues draft guidelines to encourage use of autonomous cars in taxi sector: Global Times
August 08, 2022

The Ministry of Transport on Monday issued draft guidelines that encourage the use of autonomous cars in taxi services under certain conditions, in a move that companies and analysts say will help accelerate the commercialization of self-driving vehicles. Click here to read…

China, Mongolia reach broad consensuses on strengthening ties: Xinhuanet
August 9, 2022

China and Mongolia have reached a wide range of consensuses during the visit of Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi to Ulan Bator on Sunday and Monday. When meeting the press together with Mongolian Foreign Minister Battsetseg Batmunkh after holding talks here on Monday, Wang said that he has witnessed encouraging changes in Ulan Bator since his last visit two years ago and felt the vitality of the vast grassland. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 350 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 9, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 350 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 300 were in Hainan Province, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Altogether 478 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on the day, including 171 in Hainan and 146 in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, said the commission in its report. Click here to read…

China’s new energy sector moves into high gear amid pursuit for carbon goals: Qiushi
August 9, 2022

As construction of large-scale wind and photovoltaic power bases accelerates, China’s new energy sector is expected to have greater growth potential this year amid efforts to achieve “dual carbon” goals. In Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, the construction of a wind power and photovoltaic base by China Huadian Corporation with a total installed capacity of 1 million kilowatts is progressing in full swing. Click here to read…

PLA extends recruitment age for university graduates: China Daily
August 9, 2022

Summer is a busy season for job hunters in China, especially new university and college graduates. Those who’ve just received a diploma in science, technology or engineering have been given a new offer-an invitation to join the People’s Liberation Army. Click here to read…

Ministry dismisses West’s accusations over tensions: China Daily
August 9, 2022

China will continue to lodge stern representations with the United States over US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, urging Washington to refrain from conniving with and supporting “Taiwan independence” forces and to stop playing the “Taiwan card” to contain China, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday. Click here to read…

PLA extends ‘Taiwan encirclement’ exercises with anti-submarine warfare, showcases unrivaled area denial capability; ‘drills will not stop until reunification’: Global Times
August 8, 2022

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Monday continued military exercises and training activities surrounding the island of Taiwan, marking an extension from the previously announced schedule. Drills like these will not stop and are expected to become routine until reunification, as the Chinese mainland shows its determination to push forward the reunification process after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s provocative visit to the island last week that seriously violated China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, experts said. Click here to read…

China’s first permanent magnetic levitation train ’Xingguo’ completed: Global Times

China’s first permanent magnetic levitation train “Xingguo” is completed after passing its debugging stage experimentation, state broadcaster CCTV reported on Tuesday. The “Xingguo” train features a suspended monorail structure and is designed to run at a speed of 80 km/h. The main part of the trial track is an 800-meter-long elevated single track, with a double track reserved for operations, which can carry 88 persons. Click here to read…

New demand may boost future exports: People’s Daily
August 9, 2022

China’s exports are expected to become more resilient as demand from emerging markets such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and India expands rapidly, experts said on Monday after reviewing official data that Customs released on Sunday. Click here to read…

Chinese, Taiwanese navy boats hold close to Strait median line on Tuesday: Reuters
August 9, 2022

About 20 Chinese and Taiwanese navy boats held close to the median line of the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday morning, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters. The source said some Chinese boats briefly attempted to “press” into the unofficial buffer, while Taiwan’s navy monitored the movements, in a continuation of similar manoeuvring near the median line separating China and Taiwan since Aug. 1. Several Chinese navy boats also conducted missions off Taiwan’s eastern coasts on Tuesday, the source familiar with the security planning in the region said. Click here to read…

Dhaka seeks Beijing’s aid in repatriating Rohingya: Taipei Times
August 9, 2022

Bangladesh on Sunday sought cooperation from China to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar during a visit by Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi, who promised better trade ties, investment and support for infrastructure development in the South Asian nation. Click here to read…

Huge PLA drills around Taiwan really a message to US and allies, Chinese analysts say: South China Morning Post
August 9, 2022

Beijing is using war games and military and diplomatic responses to warn the United States and its allies against closer ties with Taiwan, but has managed to do so without triggering a full-blown conflict, Chinese observers noted. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, August 8, 2022

China announces eight countermeasures in response to Pelosi’s Taiwan island visit: Global Times
August 05, 2022

China announces eight countermeasures in response to Pelosi’s Taiwan visit:

1. Canceling China-US Theater Commanders Talk.
2. Canceling China-US Defense Policy Coordination Talks (DPCT).
3. Canceling China-US Military Maritime Consultative Agreement (MMCA) meetings.
4. Suspending China-US cooperation on the repatriation of illegal immigrants.
5. Suspending China-US cooperation on legal assistance in criminal matters.
6. Suspending China-US cooperation against transnational crimes.
7. Suspending China-US counternarcotics cooperation.
8. Suspending China-US talks on climate change. Click here to read…

China unveils bullet trains built for Indonesia: China Daily
August 5, 2022

Bullet trains tailored for the high-speed railway network linking the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, and the city of Bandung were unveiled on Friday in eastern China, marking an important milestone of the project and preparing for the line’s scheduled opening, China Railway International said. Click here to read…

Chinese FM expounds on China’s position on Taiwan question: Xinhuanet
August 6, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a press conference for Chinese and foreign media here on Friday afternoon after attending the meetings of foreign ministers on East Asia cooperation. Click here to read…

Chinese, Russian FMs meet in Cambodia: Xinhuanet
August 6, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here on Friday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the latter’s request on the sidelines of meetings of foreign ministers on East Asia cooperation, with both sides agreeing to maintain strategic coordination and deepen practical cooperation. Click here to read…

Chinese FM makes 3-point proposal to strengthen East Asia cooperation: Xinhuanet
August 6, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday made a three-point proposal to enhance East Asia cooperation when attending the 12th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Click here to read…

Chinese banks provide more loans to private businesses: Xinhuanet
August 6, 2022

China has increased lending support for the private sector, according to its top banking and insurance regulator. Outstanding loans to private enterprises by banking financial institutions stood at 58.2 trillion yuan (8.64 trillion U.S. dollars) at the end of June, up 11.4 percent from a year ago, according to the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission. Click here to read…

National education mandatory in HK: China Daily
August 6, 2022

Hong Kong college students are expected to have a better understanding of national development as completing national education courses has become a requirement for graduation. Click here to read…

Halt of China-US military talks shows nation’s resolve to safeguard core interest: China Daily
August 7, 2022

China’s unprecedentedly strong countermeasure of canceling Sino-US military talks has demonstrated the nation’s resolve to safeguard its core interest, which was seriously violated by United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, observers said. Click here to read…

China’s first domestic oral anti-COVID-19 drug is priced at less than 300 yuan per bottle/35 tablets: Global Times
August 7, 2022

China’s first domestically developed oral drug for COVID-19 treatment has set its initial price at less than 300 yuan ($44.4) per bottle, as observers said the drug will help ensure more Chinese families access to COVID-19 treatment. Click here to read…

PLA bomber formations cross Taiwan Straits from two directions in latest drills: Global Times
August 7, 2022

The last day of scheduled military exercises around Taiwan island by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Sunday featured island saturation attack drills and bomber deterrence flights in the Straits, a move experts said formed a powerful deterrence to “Taiwan independence” secessionists and external interference forces, greatly promoted the reunification process, and rehearsed a potential real operation. Click here to read…

Sri Lanka asks China to defer arrival of ship after India objects: Reuters
August 7, 2022

Sri Lanka has asked China to defer the planned visit of a Chinese survey ship to the island country after an objection from India, a government source told Reuters on Sunday. The Chinese research and survey vessel, Yuan Wang 5, was still on its way to Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port. It is scheduled to arrive there on Aug. 11, according to shipping data from Refinitiv. Click here to read…

China names new senior security chief for Hong Kong: Reuters
August 8, 2022

The Chinese government named Sonny Au as the secretary-general of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s Committee for safeguarding the national security of the city, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday. Au replaces Eric Chan, Xinhua reported. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 324 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 8, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 324 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 259 were in Hainan Province, the National Health Commission said Monday. Altogether 483 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on the day, said the commission in its report. Click here to read…

China probes into accusations of coal price gouging: Xinhuanet
August 8, 2022

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation has conducted investigations on activities of bidding up coal prices, the administration said Friday.Three investigation teams have been sent to provincial-level regions of Shanxi, Inner Mongolia and Shaanxi, the country’s major coal-producing regions, to advance regulations on coal price gouging. Click here to read…

PLA Eastern Theater Command continues joint exercises to test precision strike capabilities: China Military
August 8, 2022

The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) continued its joint combat training exercises as scheduled on Sunday in the waters and airspace around the Taiwan Island. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, August 05, 2022

China’s non-CPC political parties make joint statement on Pelosi visit: Xinhuanet
August 4, 2022

China’s eight non-Communist Party of China (CPC) political parties on Thursday released a joint statement expressing their strong opposition to, indignation at and condemnation of the recent visit of Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, to China’s Taiwan region. Click here to read…

China calls for more green efforts from central SOEs: Xinhuanet
August 4, 2022

China has called on the country’s centrally administered state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to further live up to their responsibilities in promoting energy conservation, and ecological and environmental protection. Click here to read…

Taiwan resident suspected of endangering national security detained in E China: Xinhua
August 4, 2022

Yang Chih-yuan, a Taiwan resident suspected of engaging in separatist activities and endangering national security, was detained by the national security organ of Wenzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province on Wednesday. Yang, born in Taichung in 1990, has long been advocating “Taiwan independence,” and colluded with others to establish an illegal organization with the aim to “push for Taiwan to become a sovereign state and join the United Nations.” Click here to read…

China’s ex-senior provincial legislator prosecuted: China Daily
August 4, 2022

A public prosecution has been initiated against Gong Jianhua, a former senior legislator of East China’s Jiangxi province, over suspected bribe-taking. The Zhangzhou Municipal People’s Procuratorate in East China’s Fujian province recently filed a lawsuit against Gong with the Intermediate People’s Court of Zhangzhou, an official statement said Thursday. Click here to read…

State, party leaders, govt agencies from 12 more countries join reaffirmation of their adherence to the one-China principle: Global Times
August 04, 2022

State and party leaders, government agencies from 12 more countries joined on Thursday the reaffirmation of their adherence to the one-China principle and the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Resolution 2758, voicing discontent and strong condemnation of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s provocative visit to Taiwan island which has escalated the tensions across the Taiwan Straits. Click here to read…

China to have over 1,000 national water parks by 2025: People’s Daily
August 4, 2022

China will have over 1,000 national-level water conservancy scenic spots by the end of 2025, according to the Ministry of Water Resources. During the 2021-2025 period, more than 100 such scenic areas will be built, stated a guideline released by the ministry. Click here to read…

China foreign minister walks out moments before ASEAN meeting gala dinner: Reuters
August 4, 2022

The Chinese government’s top diplomat Wang Yi walked out before the start of a gala dinner of foreign ministers at a meeting in Cambodia on Thursday and was seen leaving the venue in a vehicle, witnesses said. Click here to read…

China warns that its temperatures are rising faster than global average: Reuters
August 4, 2022

China’s average ground temperatures have risen much more quickly than the global average over the past 70 years and will remain “significantly higher” in the future as the challenges of climate change mount, a government official said. Click here to read…

U.S. raps China missile launches near Taiwan, vows security of allies: Kyodo
August 5, 2022

The United States on Thursday slammed China’s firing of an estimated 11 ballistic missiles near Taiwan following the House of Representatives speaker’s visit to the island, and pledged “further steps” to show its security commitment to Japan and other allies in the region. Click here to read…

Taiwan cyberattacks spike while mainland China holds military drills and fires missiles around island: South China Morning Post
August 5, 2022

Websites in Taiwan, including those of its defence and foreign affairs ministries, have gone offline amid heightened tension with Beijing and as mainland China holds military exercises in areas surrounding the island. Several government websites in Taiwan have been subjected to cyberattacks in the days following the arrival of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Taiwan. The websites of Taiwan’s National Defence Ministry and Foreign Affairs Ministry went down in the early hours of Friday but were soon back online. Both sites were also inaccessible late on Wednesday night. Click here to read…

Taiwan dispatches aircraft, ships to react to Chinese military incursions: Reuters
August 5, 2022

Taiwan’s defence ministry said on Friday the island’s military has dispatched aircraft and ships and deployed land-based missile systems to monitor the situation, as China conducts large-scale military drills in zones surrounding Taiwan. Multiple Chinese vessels and aircraft crossed the Taiwan Strait median line on Friday morning the defence ministry said, which described China’s military activities as highly provocative. Click here to read…

China moves to unleash market demand for stronger growth against external uncertainties: Qiushi
August 5, 2022

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and external complexities and uncertainties, China is maneuvering its policy toolkit to bolster the demand of its super-large domestic market to perk up the economy for stronger growth. Click here to read…

PLA Eastern Theater Command launches unprecedented live-fire joint exercises around Taiwan Island: Xinhuanet
August 5, 2022

The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Thursday conducted joint combat exercises and training around the Taiwan Island on an unprecedented scale. Click here to read…

China, ASEAN laud achievements under comprehensive strategic partnership, vow to deepen ties: Xinhuanet
August 5, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the China-ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting here on Thursday, during which the Chinese and ASEAN sides spoke highly of the achievements in their cooperation and pledged to build a closer China-ASEAN community with a shared future. Click here to read…

China launches reusable experimental spacecraft: Xinhuanet
August 5, 2022

China on Friday successfully launched a reusable experimental spacecraft using a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwest of the country. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 162 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 5, 2022

The Chinese mainland Thursday reported 162 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 127 were in Hainan, the National Health Commission said Friday. Altogether 248 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, August 04, 2022

Spokesperson says protests in Taiwan against Pelosi’s visit righteous acts: Xinhuanet
August 3, 2022

A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday expressed sincere appreciation of the protests staged by multiple political parties, groups and individuals in China’s Taiwan region against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the island. Click here to read…

China’s State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet
August 3, 2022

The State Council, China’s cabinet, announced the appointment and removal of several officials on Wednesday. Zhang Chunsheng was appointed vice minister of civil affairs, while Li Wentang was appointed provost of the National Academy of Governance (vice-minister level). Gao Zhidan replaced Gou Zhongwen as director of China’s General Administration of Sport. Zhang Zuqiang replaced Yu Yong as deputy director of the China Meteorological Administration. Click here to read…

Chinese FM makes remarks on U.S. violation of China’s sovereignty: Xinhuanet
August 3, 2022

In disregard of China’s solemn representations, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi brazenly went ahead with her visit to China’s Taiwan region, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. This move seriously violates the one-China principle, maliciously infringes on China’s sovereignty and blatantly engages in political provocations, which has aroused strong indignation among the Chinese people and widespread opposition from the international community. Click here to read…

China strives to maintain momentum of economic growth, aiming for best possible results: Qiushi
August 3, 2022

After China managed to secure positive economic growth in the second quarter amid challenges from home and abroad, the country is striving to consolidate the growth momentum and aims for the best possible results in the second half of the year. Click here to read…

PLA continues exercises around Taiwan: China Daily
August 3, 2022

The People’s Liberation Army’s Eastern Theater Command has continued to carry out combat exercises around Taiwan on Wednesday, mobilizing some of the PLA’s top hardware like the J-20 stealth fighter jet and the DF-17 medium-range hypersonic ballistic missile. Click here to read…

China punishes diehard ‘Taiwan secessionists,’ foundations and companies in accordance with law: Global Times
August 03, 2022

Chinese authorities announced Wednesday that a number of diehard “Taiwan secessionist” individuals, two funds, and multiple companies related to secessionist activities will be punished in accordance with the law, after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan island Tuesday night in disregard of stern warnings from China, a visit that has sent a wrong message to “Taiwan independence” forces and has escalated the tension across the Taiwan Straits. Click here to read…

Feasibility study of China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway project kicks off: Global Times
August 03, 2022

At Kyrgyzstan’s invitation, Chinese experts arrived in the Central Asian country on Tuesday and started survey work for the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway, marking the start of the project’s feasibility study, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on its official WeChat account. Click here to read…

Philippines finds debris from controversial Chinese rocket: Kyodo
August 3, 2022

The Philippine Coast Guard said Wednesday it has retrieved debris from a Chinese rocket launched last month, over which the United States has criticized Beijing for not sharing its trajectory information. Click here to read…

Chinese netizens erupt in anger over Pelosi’s Taiwan visit, shows 1.4b people’s willpower, confidence in reunification: Global Times
August 03, 2022

Chinese social media has been engulfed with heated discussion and anger after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the island of Taiwan on late Tuesday despite repeated strong warnings from China. Experts said the huge attention and synchronous sentiment demonstrates the willpower and confidence of the nation’s 1.4 billion people in national reunification. Click here to read…

Spokesperson of Chinese Embassy in India Counsellor Wang Xiaojian issued a solemn statement on Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi’s visit to China’s Taiwan region: Global Times
August 4, 2022

On 2 August, in disregard of China’s strong opposition and serious representations, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visited China’s Taiwan region. This is a serious violation of the one-China principle and the provisions of the three China-U.S. joint communiqués. It has a severe impact on the political foundation of China-U.S. relations, and seriously infringes upon China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. It gravely undermines peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, and sends a seriously wrong signal to the separatist forces for “Taiwan independence”. China firmly condemns this. Click here to read…

Chinese Ambassador to India H.E. Sun Weidong Gave an Exclusive Interview to the Times of India on US House Speaker Pelosi’s Visit to China’s Taiwan Region: Global Times
August 4, 2022

On August 3, 2022, Chinese Ambassador to India H.E. Sun Weidong gave an exclusive interview to Sachin Parashar from The Times of India on US House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to China’s Taiwan region. The main content of the interview is as follows: Click here to read…

Highlights of Xi’s speech at the Central Conference on United Front Work: People’s Daily
August 4, 2022

The Central Conference on United Front Work was held from July 29 to 30 in Beijing. President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, attended and delivered an important speech. Here are some highlights. Click here to read…

Southern Chinese tourism city Sanya imposes lockdown measures, restricts businesses: Reuters
August 4, 2022

The southern Chinese city of Sanya, a tourism hotspot, imposed lockdown measures from Thursday in most parts of the city, ordering residents to reduce their trips outside to shop for daily necessities to once every two days and confining some strictly to their homes. Click here to read…

Military touts readiness as Beijing issues threats: Taipei Times
August 4, 2022

The military is ready to counter “any actions that threaten national sovereignty,” Ministry of National Defense spokesman Major General Sun Li-fang said yesterday in response to China’s announcement of military drills near Taiwan. Click here to read…

PLA Eastern Theater Command conducts joint exercises around Taiwan Island: Xinhuanet
August 4, 2022

The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Wednesday organized joint combat training exercises in the northern, southwestern and southeastern waters and airspace off the Taiwan Island. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 53 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 4, 2022

The Chinese mainland Wednesday reported 53 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 24 in Hainan and 10 in Inner Mongolia, according to the National Health Commission’s report Thursday. A total of 241 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, August 03, 2022

China to improve sci-tech services for rural population: Xinhuanet
August 2, 2022

China will launch a national campaign to better mobilize the science and technology sector to contribute to the country’s rural revitalization drive, according to a new set of guidelines. Jointly issued by the China Association for Science and Technology and the National Rural Revitalization Administration, the guidelines specify a series of key tasks, including providing sci-tech training, lectures and industry-specific guidance to rural areas. Click here to read…

PLA Eastern Theater Command conducts joint military operations around Taiwan Island: China Military
August 2, 2022

“The PLA Eastern Theater Command will conduct a series of joint military operations around the Taiwan Island from the evening of August 2,” said Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in a written statement on Tuesday evening. Click here to read…

Self-driving firms ramp up investment, accelerating innovations: Global Times
August 2, 2022

Several Chinese self-driving companies have announced new investments and the landing of self-driving taxi services after the nation’s first regulation on smart vehicles came into effect in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province on Monday, the Global Times learned. These steps indicate that China’s autonomous driving technology is now accelerating into the advanced stage as a global leader, analysts said. Click here to read…

PLA Navy commissions destroyer: China Daily
August 2, 2022

A sixth Type 055-class guided-missile destroyer has been commissioned by the People’s Liberation Army Navy and has taken part in a live-fire exercise, according to the PLA Navy. In an article published on its official WeChat account on Sunday, the PLA Navy said the CNS Yan’an, a Type 055 destroyer, recently conducted a sea strike exercise in the South China Sea with CNS Xianning, a Type 054A-class guided-missile frigate. Click here to read…

Party’s absolute leadership of military further ensured: China Daily
August 2, 2022

The principle of upholding the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China over the military-a crucial experience that the People’s Liberation Army has drawn from revolutionary times and which has been strengthened in the past decade-must never change, particularly as the country faces an increasingly complicated situation, experts said. Click here to read…

Chinese FM makes remarks on U.S. violation of China’s sovereignty: Xinhuanet
August 3, 2022

In disregard of China’s solemn representations, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi brazenly went ahead with her visit to China’s Taiwan region, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. Click here to read…

China summons U.S. ambassador over Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan: Xinhuanet
August 3, 2022

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng urgently summoned the U.S. Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns late Tuesday night and lodged stern representations and strong protests over Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi’s visit to China’s Taiwan region. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 38 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 3, 2022

The Chinese mainland Tuesday reported 38 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 12 in Hainan and 10 in Gansu, according to the National Health Commission’s report Wednesday. Click here to read…

Statement by China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan: China Military
August 3, 2022

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday issued a statement on Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi’s visit to China’s Taiwan region. Following is the full text of the statement: Click here to read…

China announces zero-tariff treatment for least-developed countries: Qiushi
August 3, 2022

China will offer zero-tariff treatment on 98 percent of taxable products from 16 least-developed countries, including Togo, Djibouti, Cambodia and Rwanda, according to a statement released by the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council on Monday. Click here to read…

State Council working harder to shore up nation’s job market: China Daily
August 3, 2022

The central government has scaled up measures to create jobs and stabilize the job market, pledging to continue to issue loans to eligible startups and self-employed individuals and help college graduates and migrant workers find jobs. Click here to read…

PLA drills involving missiles, J-20 stealth fighters surround Taiwan as Pelosi lands on island: Global Times
August 3, 2022

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Tuesday started to commence joint military exercises surrounding the island of Taiwan, featuring J-20 stealth fighter jets and test firing of conventional missiles that analysts said could fly over the island, right after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed on the island, with additional important drills announced for days to come. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland suspends imports of citrus fruits, some frozen fish from island of Taiwan starting from Wed: Global Times
August 3, 2022

Chinese mainland suspends imports of citrus fruits, some frozen fish from island of Taiwan starting from Wed: CustomsClick here to read…

Pelosi says U.S. chip bill offers opportunity for U.S.-Taiwan cooperation: Reuters
August 3, 2022

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi told the Taiwanese parliament on Wednesday the U.S. chip bill would offer a good opportunity for U.S.-Taiwan cooperation in the chip industry. Pelosi also said she wants to increase parliamentary exchanges with Taiwan. Click here to read…

U.S. will not abandon Taiwan despite China threats, Pelosi tells Tsai: Kyodo
August 3, 2022

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen Wednesday the United States will honor its commitment to the democratic self-ruled island, amid mounting cross-strait tensions over her visit and China’s strong warnings against it. “Today, our delegation, which I’m very proud, came to Taiwan to make unequivocally clear we will not abandon our commitment to Taiwan. And we’re proud of our enduring friendship,” Pelosi said at her meeting with Tsai. Click here to read…

US speaker makes late-night landing: Taipei Times
August 3, 2022

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taipei last night and was reportedly scheduled to meet with President Tsai Ing-wen, legislators and democracy advocates before departing later today. The speaker departed from Kuala Lumpur yesterday afternoon and touched down at Taipei International Airport (Songshan airport) at about 10:43pm, where she was greeted by Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu. Click here to read…

Taiwan raises combat alertness as China postures: Taipei Times
August 3, 2022

The Ministry of National Defense yesterday raised its combat alertness level until noon tomorrow in response to Chinese live-fire exercises ahead of a visit to Taiwan by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The alert is to be adjusted depending on the military threat from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), a source familiar with the matter said. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, August 02, 2022

China urges U.S., Japan not to incite division in name of cooperation: Xinhuanet
August 1, 2022

China on Monday urged the United States and Japan not to politicize, weaponize and overstretch the concept of national security on economic, trade and sci-tech issues, not target third parties or undermine their interests, still less incite division and confrontation in the name of cooperation and dialogue. Click here to read…

Chinese researchers study producing fishmeal from industrial exhaust gases: Xinhuanet
August 1, 2022

Chinese researchers have systematically reviewed the application and potential development of industrial exhaust gas in producing aquaculture feed protein. The rapid development of aquaculture requires a rigid increase in feed consumption that heavily depends on wild-captured forage fish, which is unsustainable, costly and less eco-friendly, according to a recent research article published in the journal Reviews in Aquaculture. Click here to read…

State councilor calls for all-out flood control, drought relief efforts: Xinhuanet
August 2, 2022

State Councilor Wang Yong on Monday called for all-out flood control and drought relief efforts to ensure the safety of people’s lives and property. Wang, also head of the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters, gave the instruction when inspecting the Ministry of Emergency Management and presiding over a video conference on flood control and drought relief work. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 46 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 2, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 46 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 10 in Gansu, and nine in Guangxi and Sichuan respectively, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Altogether 327 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on Monday. Among them, 96 were in Guangxi. Click here to read…

China forbids COVID-19-related employment discrimination: Xinhuanet
August 2, 2022

Chinese authorities on Monday issued a circular targeting workplace discrimination against employees or jobseekers due to their previous history of COVID-19 infection. Employers and human resources service agencies are strictly forbidden from refusing to recruit people who have recovered from COVID-19 on the grounds that they once tested positive for the virus, according to the circular jointly released by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and the National Health Commission. Click here to read…

State councilor calls for all-out flood control, drought relief efforts: People’s Daily
August 2, 2022

State Councilor Wang Yong on Monday called for all-out flood control and drought relief efforts to ensure the safety of people’s lives and property. Wang, also head of the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters, gave the instruction when inspecting the Ministry of Emergency Management and presiding over a video conference on flood control and drought relief work. Click here to read…

Renminbi gets global currency basket upgrade: People’s Daily
August 2, 2022

The enhanced standing of the renminbi as a key global reserve asset will further boost the Chinese currency’s accelerated march toward playing a more central role in the international financial governance system, officials and experts said. Click here to read…

China to see population shrink by 2025: People’s Daily
August 2, 2022

China’s population growth is set to turn negative by 2025, as low fertility rates and aging will bring long-term challenges, the National Health Commission, the country’s top health authority, said in an article published on Monday. Click here to read…

Pelosi’s potential visit to Taiwan dangerous, provocative, says China’s UN envoy: Global Times
August 2, 2022

Amid escalating cross-Straits tensions due to possible visit of US House Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, China’s top official to the UN warned that the visit is dangerous and provocative, as the one-China principle is a red line in China’s relations with other countries, and China allows no one to cross this red line. Click here to read…

China sternly warns Biden admin not to arrange Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, PLA ‘will not sit idly by’: Global Times
August 2, 2022

The Chinese Foreign Ministry and the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) are keeping up the pressure on the US over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s potential visit to the island of Taiwan, urging the US to honor US President Joe Biden’s promise to not support “Taiwan independence,” while media outlets from the US and Taiwan reported that Pelosi is expected to visit the island shortly. Click here to read…

Several Chinese warplanes fly close to median line of Taiwan Strait: Reuters
August 2, 2022

Several Chinese warplanes flew close to the median line of the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Tuesday morning, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters, as tensions mounted on news U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was set to visit Taiwan during the day. The source said several Chinese warships have stayed close to unofficial dividing line since Monday, adding that Taiwan had dispatched aircraft to monitor the situation. Click here to read…

Taiwan premier ‘warmly welcomes’ foreign guests when asked about Pelosi visit: Reuters
August 2, 2022

Taiwan’s premier on Tuesday reiterated that Taiwan “warmly welcomes” foreign guests, ahead of a potential visit by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the self-ruled island that China claims as its own. Taiwan “would make the most appropriate arrangements” for such guests and respect their plans, Premier Su Tseng-chang told reporters on Tuesday when asked about Pelosi’s visit. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, July 28, 2022

Xi stresses upholding socialism with Chinese characteristics to build modern socialist country: Xinhuanet
July 27, 2022

President Xi Jinping has stressed holding high the banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics and striving to write a brand new chapter in building a modern socialist country in all respects. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks at a study session of provincial and ministerial-level officials held from Tuesday to Wednesday in Beijing.
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Chinese spokesperson refutes U.S. report against China: Xinhuanet
July 27, 2022

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Wednesday refuted a U.S. report against China, saying it is political disinformation fabricated by a handful of Senate Republicans and completely ungrounded.< a href="https://english.news.cn/20220727/992ef215e6c6406ba8125e03726e49e7/c.html" target="_blank">Click here to read…

Researchers develop eye-movement database of Chinese reading: Xinhuanet
July 27, 2022

Researchers have built a database recording eye-movement when reading Chinese, according to a recent research article published in the journal Scientific Data. Eye movement is one of the most fundamental behaviors during reading. Over the last two decades, a growing number of Chinese reading studies have used eye-tracking techniques and provided a rich resource showing the complex cognitive mechanisms underlying Chinese reading. Click here to read…

Online memorial for war criminals angers Chinese: China Daily
July 27, 2022

Some netizens revealed that an online memorial service platform in Chongqing — www.xazjw.com — has set up an online memorial hall for Japanese war criminals, including Okamura Yasuji and Matsui Iwane, angering numerous Chinese people and triggering heated discussion. Click here to read…

TCM services significantly improved in China: China Daily
July 27, 2022

China has significantly improved traditional Chinese medicine services at grassroots-level healthcare institutions, with nearly 77 percent of county-level regions having at least one TCM hospital, the National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine said on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Zhengzhou holds meeting to help 7 major housing firms address difficulties: Global Times
July 27, 2022

Zhengzhou, Central China’s Henan Province, held a meeting with seven major real estate enterprises to help address their current difficulties, further ensuring house delivery, normal production as well as legal rights of home buyers, a Chinese media outlet thepaper.cn learned from an involved firm on Wednesday. Click here to read…

China to address ‘unbalanced and inadequate’ development in next five years: Reuters
July 27, 2022

China must focus on addressing “unbalanced and inadequate development” in the next five years, President Xi Jinping told senior leaders this week, indicating he wants to continue the economic priorities adopted in the past five years. State broadcaster CCTV on Wednesday said Xi made the comments in a special two-day meeting in Beijing on Tuesday, in which he laid out his vision for “the next five years and more”, after the ruling Communist Party holds a Congress later this year. Click here to read…

Senior CPC official calls for studying Xi’s important remarks at high-level study session: Xinhuanet
July 28, 2022

A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official on Wednesday called for thoroughly studying the important remarks made by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, at a study session of provincial and ministerial-level officials. Click here to read…

Chinese envoy urges respecting sovereignty of post-conflict countries: Xinhuanet
July 28, 2022

China’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, on Wednesday called on the international community to respect the sovereignty of post-conflict countries. “The international community should respect the sovereignty and ownership of post-conflict countries, and provide constructive assistance in line with their will and request,” Zhang told the UN Security Council briefing on the Peacebuilding Commission. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 86 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
July 28, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 86 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 32 in Guangxi, 23 in Gansu and 17 in Sichuan, the National Health Commission said Thursday.Altogether 435 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in 12 provincial-level regions on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Biden-Xi call likely to focus on Taiwan, Kirby says: Taipei Times
July 28, 2022

A call between US President Joe Biden and Chinese Xi Jinping scheduled to take place this week is likely to cover tensions over Taiwan, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Restrictions begin in Wuhan district: China Daily
July 28, 2022

Wuhan, Hubei province, introduced three-day restriction measures on Wednesday, including suspending the operation of some businesses and public transport in the urban area of Jiangxia district after four COVID-19 asymptomatic carriers were reported in the district on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Questioning the use of Chinese language on China’s space station shows Western double standards: Global Times
July 28, 2022

“Why is Chinese language the only language used on China’s new spaceship?” The question asked a year ago on Quora, a social question-and-answer platform, has triggered a lot of buzz as China successfully launched the Wentian laboratory module to its space station on July 24. Click here to read…

China closely tracking debris of its most powerful rocket: Reuters
July 28, 2022

Remnants of a large, newly launched Chinese rocket are expected to streak back through the atmosphere this coming weekend in an uncontrolled re-entry the Beijing government said on Wednesday would be closely tracked but poses little risk to anyone on the ground. The Long March 5B rocket blasted off Sunday to deliver a laboratory module to the new Chinese space station under construction in orbit, marking the third flight of China’s most powerful rocket since its maiden launch in 2020. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, July 27, 2022

Top political advisor stresses upholding 1992 Consensus, working toward reunification of motherland: Xinhuanet
July 26, 2022

China’s top political advisor Wang Yang on Tuesday stressed the importance of upholding the one-China principle and the 1992 Consensus, and called for jointly striving to achieve the reunification of the motherland. Click here to read…

China to cut gasoline, diesel retail prices: Xinhuanet
July 26, 2022

China will cut the retail prices of gasoline and diesel starting Wednesday, the country’s top economic planner announced Tuesday. The prices of gasoline and diesel will go down by 300 yuan (about 44.46 U.S. dollars) per tonne and 290 yuan per tonne, respectively, according to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). Click here to read…

China to further improve services for village residents: Xinhuanet
July 26, 2022

China will further facilitate village residents’ access to everyday services such as mail and telecom services, accelerate rural road construction, toilet renovation and sewage treatment, and improve rural living environment, according to a press conference by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) on Tuesday. Click here to read…

China appoints new head of Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Reuters
July 26, 2022

China has appointed Shen Hongbing as the new head of the Chinese Center For Disease Control and Prevention, replacing Gao Fu who retired, the CDC said in a statement on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Two children test positive for adenovirus in Sichuan: China Daily
July 26, 2022

Two children tested positive for adenovirus as of Monday evening after the Shawan District People’s Hospital in Leshan, Sichuan province, tested 147 children attending a swimming course in a local natatorium. Click here to read…

Xinjiang residents send emails to UN human rights chief to tell truth of region, dismiss West’s rumor campaign: Global Times
July 26, 2022

Recently, many residents from China’s Xinjiang region voluntarily sent emails to UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet to share the true situation in the region and debunk lies made by anti-China forces from the US and other Western countries that smear the region, the Global Times learned from the Xinjiang regional government. Click here to read…

China’s FH-95 electronic warfare drone passes performance test: Global Times
July 26, 2022

China’s domestically developed FH-95 electronic warfare unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) passed a milestone test that examined the aircraft’s performance, with experts saying on Tuesday that the new UAV’s electronic warfare capabilities will add a new dimension to the popular armed reconnaissance drones. Click here to read…

U.S. warns of major incident amid China provocations in S. China Sea: Kyodo
July 27, 2022

Increasingly provocative behavior by China in the disputed South China Sea means it is “only a matter of time” before a major incident or accident occurs in the region, a U.S. Defense Department official warned Tuesday. Click here to read…

Dedicated scientists help build supercomputer : China Daily
July 27, 2022

In the computer room of the National Supercomputing Center of Tianjin, rows of neatly packed black cabinets work on mankind’s biggest scientific questions, ranging from the evolution of the universe to modeling complex protein structures for drug discovery. Click here to read…

AC352 helicopter cleared to enter market: China Daily
July 27, 2022

The AC352 medium-lift utility helicopter has been cleared for commercial operation in China, with project managers seeing big potential in a wide range of public service and business fields. Click here to read…

China Everbright former party chief investigated -anti-graft watchdog: Reuters
July 27, 2022

China’s anti-corruption watchdog is investigating the former communist party chief of China Everbright Limited (0165.HK) for suspected “serious disciplinary violations”, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) said on Tuesday. Chen Shuang, also former executive president of China Everbright, left the company in 2019, according to the statement posted on CCDI website. Click here to read…

’92 Consensus called only way forward on Taiwan: China Daily
July 27, 2022

China’s top political adviser, Wang Yang, called on Chinese at home and abroad on Tuesday to adhere to the 1992 Consensus, which embodies the one-China principle, and to jointly push forward the cause of national reunification and share in the glory of national rejuvenation. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 79 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
July 27, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 79 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 33 in Guangxi, 19 in Sichuan and 15 in Gansu, the National Health Commission said Wednesday. Altogether 525 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in 14 provincial-level regions on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Full text of Joint Press Statement on the Bilateral Meeting between President of the People’s Republic of China and President of the Republic of Indonesia: Xinhuanet
July 27, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday held talks with visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Beijing. Following is the full text of Joint Press Statement on the Bilateral Meeting between President of the People’s Republic of China and President of the Republic of Indonesia. Click here to read…