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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, April 21, 2022

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

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

Youth of China in the New Era
The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China
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Full Text: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech at the opening ceremony of BFA annual conference 2022: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022

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

Xi proposes Global Security Initiative: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022

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

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

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

China intensifies crackdown on bribery: Xinhuanet
April 20, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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