Tag Archives: Xinjiang

China: Daily Scan, November 25, 2022

China to fully deliver supportive policies to consolidate economic recovery: Xinhuanet
November 24, 2022

China will take solid steps to ensure full and effective implementation of the policy package for stabilizing the economy and the follow-up measures, to consolidate the foundation of economic recovery and growth, according to a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Former anti-cult, cyberspace official sentenced to 14 years for taking bribes: Global Times
November 24, 2022

Peng Bo, former deputy head of anti-cult-related activities office and a former cyberspace official, was sentenced to 14 years in prison and fined 5 million yuan ($700,113) for taking bribes, Wuxi Intermediate People’s Court in East China’s Jiangsu Province announced on Thursday. Click here to read…

China’s commerce ministry vows better support for foreign manufacturing investment: Xinhuanet
November 24, 2022

The Ministry of Commerce Thursday pledged to better support multinationals in investing in China’s manufacturing sector. Foreign investment is significant to China’s manufacturing upgrades and integration into global industrial and supply chains, the ministry’s spokesperson, Shu Jueting, told a regular press conference. Click here to read…

China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan Port launches sea-rail container transport for NEV exports: Xinhuanet
November 24, 2022

The Ningbo-Zhoushan Port in east China’s Zhejiang Province has become a new passage for the exports of new energy vehicles (NEVs) via a sea-rail intermodal container transport service. On Thursday, the port saw the arrival of the final 93 cars in the shipment of 402 domestically produced NEVs on a container freight train from neighboring Jiangsu Province. These vehicles will be transferred to a container ship bound for Europe. Click here to read…

New shale gas field reserves of over 140 bln cubic meters discovered in SW China: Xinhuanet
November 24, 2022

Sinopec, China’s largest oil refiner, has discovered a new shale gas field, with a proven reserve of nearly 146 billion cubic meters, in the Sichuan basin in southwest China. The new shale gas field is located in Chongqing’s Qijiang District and Xishui County of southwest China’s Guizhou Province, according to Ma Yongsheng, chairman of Sinopec. Click here to read…

China lays out plan for future deep space exploration: Xinhuanet
November 24, 2022

China will carry out more deep space exploration missions in the next 10 to 15 years, said Wu Weiren, chief designer of China’s lunar exploration program and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, in a recent interview. Click here to read…

China releases new national standards for food container safety: Xinhuanet
November 24, 2022

China’s market watchdog has rolled out three new national standards for food container safety in a bid to step up the quality monitoring of related products and safeguard food security. With new materials and techniques being used in food packaging, the standards aim to enhance quality control for metal containers and fill the quality assessment gap, according to the State Administration for Market Regulation at a press conference on Thursday. Click here to read…

Chinese Navy to host 19th Western Pacific Maritime Symposium in 2024: China Military
November 24, 2022

From November 5 to 9, the Chinese PLA Navy sent a delegation to Yokohama, Japan, to participate in the 18th Western Pacific Maritime Symposium (WPNS), said Senior Colonel Wu Qian, a spokesperson for China’s Ministry of National Defense, at a regular press conference on Thursday. Click here to read…

Former anti-cult, cyberspace official sentenced to 14 years for taking bribes: Global Times
November 24, 2022

Peng Bo, former deputy head of anti-cult-related activities office and a former cyberspace official, was sentenced to 14 years in prison and fined 5 million yuan ($700,113) for taking bribes, Wuxi Intermediate People’s Court in East China’s Jiangsu Province announced on Thursday. Click here to read…

China issues dataset of lake-catchment characteristics on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau: Xinhuanet
November 25, 2022

China’s National Tibetan Plateau Data Center (TPDC) has recently issued and shared a dataset of lake-catchment characteristics on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, announced Lanzhou University. A research team from the Center for the Pan-third Pole Environment of Lanzhou University conducted the dataset. It provides fundamental data for the study of lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, said Liu Junzhi, professor at Lanzhou University and leader of the team. Click here to read…

10 killed, 9 injured in Xinjiang residential building fire: Xinhuanet
November 25, 2022

Ten people were killed and nine were injured in a fire at a residential building Thursday night in Urumqi, capital of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local authorities said. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 3,041 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
November 25, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 3,041 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Friday. Altogether 29,654 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

China’s carbon reduction drive creates more green jobs: Qiushi
November 25, 2022

Though the forest farm where Niu Yuzhu works in Zhuolu County, north China’s Hebei Province, has been closed since winter, Niu has not stopped his daily patrols. In addition to his patrol work, the 52-year-old has taken on other duties as the farm’s “forest chief,” including formulating forest management and protection plans, mobilizing locals to protect trees, and promoting the implementation of protection measures. He has been engaged in the industry since the age of 18, when he was in charge of tree planting at a state-owned nursery garden in the county. Click here to read…

Monkeypox vaccines in development: China Daily
November 25, 2022

Chinese drugmaker Sinopharm said on Wednesday that it is developing three potential mRNA vaccines for monkeypox. The experimental vaccines have been shown in a study to significantly evoke specific antibodies against monkeypox in mice, the company said in a statement. Click here to read…

China’s top disciplinary agency reveals young officials involved in football gambling: Global Times
November 25, 2022

China’s top disciplinary agency on Thursday disclosed several corruption cases involving young officials and football gambling, as a move to strengthen the education of young officials from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and as a reminder to eradicate gambling. Public security departments in several regions have issued messages urging netizens to stay away from online gambling amid the ongoing 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Click here to read…

China to set up pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce in 33 places, including less developed areas: Global Times
November 25, 2022

China’s State Council on Thursday approved the establishment of comprehensive pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce in 33 cities and regions across the country, in a bid to leverage the positive role of cross-border e-commerce in facilitating the transformation, upgrading and digital development of traditional industries and to optimize China’s foreign trade. Click here to read…

Beijing Xiangshan Forum Webinar to highlight Global Security Initiative: Xinhuanet
November 25, 2022

The Beijing Xiangshan Forum Webinar 2022 is set for Dec. 1 and 2, gathering experts and scholars under the theme of promoting the Global Security Initiative and safeguarding peace and development. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, November 7, 2022

(CIIE) Full Text: Remarks by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the opening ceremony of the fifth China International Import Expo: Xinhuanet
November 4, 2022

The following is the full text of the remarks made by Chinese President Xi Jinping via video at the opening ceremony of the fifth China International Import Expo held in Shanghai Friday.

Working Together for a Bright Future of Openness and ProsperityClick here to read…

China unveils implementation plan for private pensions: Xinhuanet
November 4, 2022

China on Friday rolled out a detailed implementation plan for private pensions, following the release of a guideline on pushing forward the development of private pensions to complement the nation’s current pension system in April. Click here to read…

China’s top procuratorate orders arrest of former telecom giant manager: China Daily
November 4, 2022

The Supreme People’s Procuratorate has ordered the arrest of Li Guohua, former general manager of the Chinese telecom giant China Unicom, for suspected bribe-taking and abuse of power. The National Commission of Supervision has completed an investigation into Li’s case and handed it over to prosecutors, the SPP said. Click here to read…

China’s top procuratorate orders arrest of former chief procurator of Shanghai : China Daily
November 4, 2022

China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate has ordered the arrest of Zhang Bencai, former chief procurator of the Shanghai People’s Procuratorate, for suspected bribe-taking. The case was transferred to procuratorial authorities for prosecution following the conclusion of an investigation by the National Commission of Supervision. The handling of the case is underway. Click here to read…

Bridges along Xizang-Xinjiang highway named after Chinese heroes in Galwan Valley border clash: Global Times
November 4, 2022

Names of the four martyrs who sacrificed lives in the deadly Galwan Valley border clash with Indian troops in 2020 now appear at the road signs along the G219 highway, which runs from Southwest China’s Xizang Autonomous Region to Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, as a way of commemorating those heroes who have become the epitome of Chinese people’s ever-growing patriotic sentiment. Click here to read…

China central bank vice governor under investigation: Xinhuanet
November 5, 2022

Fan Yifei, vice governor of the People’s Bank of China, is under disciplinary and supervisory investigation, an official statement said Saturday. Fan, also a member of the Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) of the bank, is being investigated by the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) and the National Supervisory Commission (NSC) for suspected severe violations of disciplines and laws, the CCDI and NSC statement said. Click here to read…

Former senior legislator arrested for bribery and misappropriation of public funds: China Daily
November 5, 2022

Song Xibin, a former senior legislator in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, has been arrested on suspicion of taking bribes and misappropriating public funds, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate said in a statement on Saturday. Song’s case was handed over to the prosecuting agency after the National Commission of Supervision wrapped up its investigation, the statement added. Click here to read…

China’s top procuratorate orders arrest of former vice governor of Hubei: China Daily
November 5, 2022

China’s top procuratorate has ordered the arrest of Cao Guangjing, former vice governor of Central China’s Hubei province, for suspected bribe-taking. The Supreme People’s Procuratorate said in a statement on Saturday that Cao’s case was transferred to procuratorial authorities for prosecution following the conclusion of an investigation by the National Commission of Supervision. Click here to read…

Officials call for TCM modernization, innovation: China Daily
November 6, 2022

While hailing traditional Chinese medicines’ unique advantages in helping tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, senior officials have called for the accelerating modernization and innovation of TCM to better contribute to global health, on Saturday. Click here to read…

Full Text: Address by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Opening Ceremony of the 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands: China Military
November 6, 2022

The following is the full text of the address delivered by Chinese President Xi Jinping via video at the opening ceremony of the 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands on Saturday. Click here to read…

C China’s Zhengzhou apologizes, vows to rectify its ‘one-size-fits-all’ anti-epidemic approach: Global Times
November 6, 2022

Government officials of Zhengzhou, home to more than 13 million people in Central China’s Henan Province, apologized to the public for the inaccurate quarantine in COVID-19 control, vowing to resolutely rectify the city’s “one-size-fits-all” and oversimplified method and carefully listen to the public’s voice to solve their urgent problems and needs. Click here to read…

PLA Air Force displays three ‘firsts’ at Airshow China: Global Times
November 6, 2022

Two members in the 20-series aircraft – the J-20 stealth fighter jet and the YU-20 aerial tanker – will be displayed in the sky and on the ground at the highly anticipated Airshow China, which will be held from November 8 to 13 in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province, with the J-20 scheduled to display its first landing and flight to the public. Click here to read…

New anti-drone defense system to debut at Airshow China, offering smart and effective solutions to unmanned modern warfare: Global Times
November 6, 2022

In response to new challenges in the modern warfare brought by drones with low flight altitude, slow flight speed and small radar reflection area, China has come up with a new indigenous air defense system and put it on display at the upcoming 14th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong Province. Click here to read…

China issues guideline to promote guiding principles of key Party congress in military: Xinhuanet
November 6, 2022

The Central Military Commission (CMC) has issued a guideline on the study, publicity, and implementation of the guiding principles of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in the military. Click here to read…

China issues white paper on community with shared future in cyberspace: Xinhuanet
November 7, 2022

China’s State Council Information Office on Monday issued a white paper titled “Jointly Build a Community with a Shared Future in Cyberspace.” The white paper introduced China’s vision of internet development and governance in the new era and its actions, shared its achievements in promoting the building of a community with a shared future in cyberspace, and outlined the prospects for international cooperation. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 535 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
November 7, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 535 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Monday. Altogether 4,961 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

Nation’s mightiest rocket engine tested successfully: China Daily
November 7, 2022

Engineers in China’s space industry conducted a key test of the country’s most powerful liquid-propellant rocket engine on Saturday, a step forward in the development of a super-heavy carrier rocket. Developed by the Academy of Aerospace Propulsion Technology in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, the 500-metric-ton thrust engine’s first ignition test took place at the academy’s testing facility in a Xi’an suburb. It was a “complete success”, the academy said in a news release. Click here to read…

China’s cyberspace regulator encourages Huawei to enhance innovation and digitalization construction: Global Times
November 7, 2022

The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has encouraged Huawei to make breakthrough in core technologies to accelerated the independence and innovation of top technologies under the guidelines of the 20th National Congress of Communist Party of China (CPC), according to an article published on the official website of CAC on Sunday. Click here to read…

China’s COVID resurgence spurs new curbs, Foxconn imposes restrictions:
Reuters
November 7, 2022

China’s escalating COVID-19 resurgence has spurred authorities and companies, including key iPhone manufacturer Foxconn (2317.TW), to ramp up measures to contain outbreaks, disrupting production and throwing business events into confusion. China reported on Monday 5,496 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases for Nov. 6, the highest since May 2, when the country’s commercial capital of Shanghai was put under a crushing lockdown amid its worst outbreak. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, October 19, 2022

Presidium of 20th CPC National Congress holds second meeting, Xi Jinping presides over the meeting: Xinhuanet
October 18, 2022

The presidium of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) held its second meeting at the Great Hall of the People on the afternoon of October 18. Comrade Xi Jinping presided over the meeting. Click here to read…

China launches cold region electric riverboat: : Xinhuanet
October 18, 2022

A cold region electric riverboat has been launched on a tributary of northeast China’s Songhua River, according to the China Science Daily on Tuesday. The intelligent cruise riverboat, about 27 meters long and six meters wide, is equipped with four groups of lithium iron phosphate batteries with a total capacity of 600kWh. It has a designed total tonnage of 138 tonnes and can seat 53 people. Click here to read…

Xi Jinping attends group discussion with delegates from Guangxi to 20th CPC National Congress: Qiushi
October 18, 2022

Comrade Xi Jinping on October 17 joined a group discussion with delegates from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region who are attending the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC). During the discussion, he stressed that the report to the Party’s 20th National Congress further charts the way forward for the cause of the Party and the country, and it will serve as a political manifesto and guide for our Party to unite and lead the Chinese people of all ethnic groups to uphold and develop socialism with Chinese characteristics on the new journey in the new era. Click here to read…

China’s commitment to the world in key CPC blueprint bolsters global confidence: Qiushi
October 18, 2022

A key report that charts the course for Chinese modernization drive highlighted on Sunday by the Communist Party of China (CPC) at its 20th national congress has drawn world attention. A group of international observers took note of China’s commitment to world peace and shared prosperity outlined in the CPC blueprint, and expressed their confidence that China will make even greater contributions to the global community in the future. Click here to read…

Droughts in parts of country predicted: China Daily
October 18, 2022

Aerial photo taken on Aug 22, 2022 shows the tidal-flat presenting a landscape of a tree in Jinxian section of Poyang Lake in East China’s Jiangxi province. [Photo/Xinhua]
Eastern and southern parts of China are forecast to suffer consistent serious droughts, according to the National Meteorological Center, after several areas have already been through two months of drought this year. Click here to read…

Chinese Embassy in Ukraine releases evacuation guideline for Chinese nationals to leave Ukraine: Global Times
October 19, 2022

Chinese Embassy in Ukraine on Wednesday released specific evacuation guideline to instruct Chinese nationals to leave the country amid grim security situation in Ukraine. For organized evacuations, chartered buses will pick up people in three cities respectively – Kyiv, Odessa, Lviv – and then they will be transferred to third countries. To which country they will be transferred will be decided based on the security situation at the time, the embassy wrote in the guideline. Click here to read…

Xinjiang, Xizang delegates vow to fully implement the Party’ guidelines, ensure CPC Central Committee’s arrangements deeply rooted in border regions: Global Times
October 18, 2022

Delegates from Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Southwest China’s Xizang Autonomous Region spoke highly of the report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), delivered Sunday by Xi Jinping, vowing to fully implement the Party’ guidelines and ensuring the CPC Central Committee’s policy and arrangements are deeply rooted in border regions.Click here to read…

Chinese products continue to light up India’s Diwali, as they retain competitive advantage: Global Times
October 18, 2022

Chinese suppliers are gearing up to deliver festive products ranging from LED light decors to stickers as Indian consumers are in a busy preparation for the upcoming Diwali festival, one of the biggest festivals celebrated in the South Asian country, on October 24, which is accompanied by a weeks-long shopping season. Click here to read…

“Chinese modernization” written into key CPC congress report: People’s Daily
October 19, 2022

Chinese modernization, a key term defining China’s journey to rejuvenation, has for the first time been written into a report to the national congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the world’s largest Marxist governing party. Click here to read…

China GDP delay amplifies economic distress signal: Reuters
October 18, 2022

It’s mid-afternoon Monday in Beijing and a simple question is doing the rounds: will China’s latest GDP figures be published as scheduled the next day? The Chinese customs had unexpectedly not released its trade data on Friday. By 4PM it’s clear that the statistics bureau has followed suit, the only indication being a tweak to the online publication timetable set a year earlier. A day later, there’s still no sign of when the data will land, nor any clear explanation. The delay to this usually well-choreographed and executed quarterly exercise is an aberration. It’s also unnecessary. Click here to read…

Major reshuffle of China’s top leadership likely to install Xi allies: Kyodo
October 18, 2022

China’s top leadership will likely undergo a major reshuffle, with allies of President Xi Jinping installed on the ruling Communist Party’s Politburo Standing Committee following the ongoing twice-a-decade party congress, several sources familiar with the matter said Tuesday. Click here to read…

China’s ideology tsar Wang Huning tipped to head the National People’s Congress: South China Morning Post
October 18, 2022

China’s bespectacled, studious ideology tsar Wang Huning could rise further after the Communist Party’s five-yearly leadership reshuffle, sources say. With party chief Xi Jinping set to shake up the top team for his unprecedented third term, Wang, the soft-speaking former academic, is tipped to stay and transition to the new leadership. Click here to read…

Chinese local governments ramp up chip industry support as US piles on export restrictions: South China Morning Post
October 18, 2022

China’s local governments are doubling down on cash incentives and policy support for home-grown semiconductor companies, as part of Beijing’s drive to achieve greater self-sufficiency in the chip sector amid heightened rivalry with the US. Local governments like Shenzhen are playing catch-up with traditional semiconductor hubs such as Shanghai by unveiling a range of new measures and fresh cash to support semiconductor firms, in a broad move to bolster the country’s efforts to lessen dependence on foreign technology. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 204 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
October 19, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 204 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Wednesday. Altogether 630 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

Guideline addresses care for elderly: China Daily
October 19, 2022

Ten central departments recently released a guideline on care for the elderly with financial problems or disabilities, to reduce the incidence of them experiencing risks at home and to improve their sense of happiness. The guideline, released earlier this month by ministries including the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and the National Health Commission, said the nation will establish a sound mechanism for the visitation and care of the elderly with financial problems or disabilities by the end of 2023. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, October 6, 2022

Xi encourages geological workers to play greater role in mineral exploration: Xinhuanet
October 4, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged a team of geological workers in east China’s Shandong Province to carry forward fine traditions and play a greater role in mineral resource exploration. Click here to read…

China’s bond market further deepens opening-up: Xinhuanet
October 4, 2022

As of the end of August, overseas institutions held 3.55 trillion yuan (507.14 billion U.S. dollars), or 2.5 percent, of the outstanding bonds in custody in China’s bond market, according to the central bank. Specifically, their holdings in the interbank bond market amounted to 3.48 trillion yuan. Click here to read…

China Everbright Bank enhances loan support for agricultural sector: Xinhuanet
October 4, 2022

As of the end of August, China Everbright Bank, a national joint-stock commercial bank, had steadily increased its loans to support the agricultural sector, poverty alleviation and rural revitalization in the country. The bank’s outstanding agriculture-related loans amounted to 411.9 billion yuan (about 58 billion U.S. dollars) as of the end of August. Click here to read…

Steps set for more stability in real estate: People’s Daily
October 4, 2022

China’s real estate sector is expected to be further stabilized in the coming months thanks to supportive policy measures, which will also help to shore up overall economic expansion, experts said on Monday. Click here to read…

Food delivery order from campsites surge 500% during National Day holidays: : Global Times
October 4, 2022

Fresh food delivery order from camping sites saw a weekly increase of 500 percent during the seven-day National Day holidays, or the Golden Week, as camping emerging as a popular holiday choice nationwide. Click here to read…

China likely to boost oil products exports into early 2023, support economy: Reuters
October 4, 2022

Chinese refiners are likely to boost refined oil products exports in the last two months of 2022 and into early 2023 after receiving the biggest allocation from Beijing this year, trade sources and analysts said on Monday. Click here to read…

Chinese yuan becomes most traded foreign currency on the Moscow Exchange, surpasses the US dollar: Global Times
October 5, 2022

The Chinese yuan became the most traded currency on the Moscow Exchange for the first time on Monday, with trading turnover in the yuan-ruble pair reaching 70.3 billion rubles ($1.17 billion), surpassing the 68.2 billion rubles for the dollar-ruble pair, according to a report from Russian informational agency RosBiznesConsulting (RBC) on Wednesday. Click here to read…

Trains leaving Xinjiang suspended as region’s latest epidemic becomes most difficult major public health emergency in local history: Global Times
October 5, 2022

The latest epidemic outbreak has become the most difficult major public health emergency to prevent and control in local history, during which the nucleic acid testing has become the biggest weakness, said officials in Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region as 91 new local asymptomatic cases were recorded on Tuesday, bringing the total to 354 in the region. Click here to read…

Chinese Embassy in Solomon Islands urges certain Westerners to stop spreading disinformation, refuting false narratives by Australian think tank: Global Times
October 5, 2022

The Chinese Embassy in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday urged certain Westerners to abandon ideological bias, stop fabricating rumors to slander China and spreading disinformation but do more to benefit the people of Pacific Island countries after an Australian think tank accused China of running “a coordinated disinformation campaign in Solomon Islands.” Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 183 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
October 6, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 183 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 37 in Guangdong and 36 in Sichuan, according to the National Health Commission’s report Thursday. A total of 1,005 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

China sees further rise in international influence, ability to inspire, power to shape: People’s Daily
October 6, 2022

Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2012, socialism with Chinese characteristics has crossed the threshold into a new era. Under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy, China has overcome many obstacles and challenges, accomplished a great number of big, important undertakings, and scored ground-breaking historic achievements on all fronts. Click here to read…

China criticizes strengthening of US military alliance in Asia Pacific, says dialogue is only way to resolve Korean Peninsula issue: Global Times
October 6, 2022

China has reaffirmed that dialogue and consultation are the only way to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue, urging the US side to take action, show sincerity, and create conditions for the resumption of dialogue. Click here to read…

440 families receive Chinese humanitarian aid in north Afghanistan: People’s Daily
October 6, 2022

A total of 440 families received China-donated humanitarian assistance in Shiberghan city, the capital of northern Afghanistan’s Jawzjan province on Wednesday. “Today we distribute the aid, including flour and rice, assisted by China to 440 needy families,” provincial head for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs Mawlawi Sarajudin Saraji told reporters before the distribution. Click here to read…

US defence department adds drone maker DJI and BGI Genomics to blacklist it links to Chinese military: South China Morning Post
October 6, 2022

The US defence department on Wednesday added Shenzhen-based DJI Technology Co, the world’s largest maker of consumer drones, to a list of Chinese companies that it deems to be connected to Beijing’s military, along with a dozen other hi-tech firms. The move – which clears the way for the US Commerce Department to enact restrictions on US business transactions with the companies, including investments – follows the publication of an initial blacklist last year. The list was required by last year’s National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA), annual must-pass legislation that guides funding for the US military. Click here to read…

Consulates in Hong Kong faced with ‘unusual’ request from Beijing for information on their city properties: South China Morning Post
October 6, 2022

Several diplomats based in Hong Kong have said they are still considering how to comply with what one called an “unusual” request by China’s foreign ministry to provide details about properties their consulates own in the city. The Commissioner’s Office of China’s Foreign Ministry sent out a reminder, seen by the Post, saying “the Chinese side is carrying out registration of properties of consular missions and representative offices of international organisations in [Hong Kong]”. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, September 23, 2022

Chinese FM meets Russian counterpart: Xinhuanet
September 22, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here on Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the sidelines of the ongoing 77th session of the UN General Assembly. Click here to read…

China says U.S. EV subsidy provisions “suspected of violating WTO rules”: Xinhuanet
September 22, 2022

The electric vehicle (EV) subsidy provisions in the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act are discriminatory and suspected of violating the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Thursday. Click here to read…

Chinese premier calls on China, Japan to enhance economic cooperation: Xinhuanet
September 22, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday said China is ready to work with Japan to upgrade the all-round, wide-ranging and multi-level cooperation, noting that China welcomes the Japanese business community to continue seizing development opportunities and actively expand its presence in the Chinese market to achieve win-win results. Click here to read…

Former provincial legislator stands trial for bribery: Xinhuanet
September 22, 2022

Song Taiping, a former senior legislator in north China’s Hebei Province, stood trial for bribery on Thursday at the Intermediate People’s Court of Yuncheng City in the neighboring Shanxi Province. Click here to read…

Former senior provincial official given death sentence with reprieve: Xinhuanet
September 22, 2022

Wang Like, a former senior Party official in east China’s Jiangsu Province, was on Thursday sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for taking and offering bribes, sheltering and conniving with mafia-like organizations, and forging identity documents. Click here to read…

China’s former senior official Fu Zhenghua sentenced to death with reprieve: Xinhuanet
September 22, 2022

Former senior official Fu Zhenghua on Thursday was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for taking bribes worth more than 117 million yuan (16.76 million U.S. dollars) and bending the law for personal gainsClick here to read…

China sends new naval fleet on Gulf of Aden escort mission: China Daily
September 22, 2022

The 42nd fleet of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy set out from a military port in East China’s Shandong province on Wednesday to take over an escort mission from the 41st naval fleet in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia. Click here to read…

China calls enhanced effort to fight climate change at UNGA: Global Times
September 22, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi made four-point proposals in addressing the global climate change on Wednesday during the ongoing UN General Assembly (UNGA), stressing that countries should not abandon the efforts in energy restructuring because of the COVID-19 outbreak or the energy crisis, developed countries should achieve carbon neutrality significantly in advance, making room for developing countries. Click here to read…

China launches survey on marriage and childbearing as country tackles population problem: Global Times
September 22, 2022

China has launched a nationwide survey on marriage and fertility in an effort to “objectively and comprehensively” understand the challenges faced by people of marriage and child-bearing age and find solutions as the country has been tackling the population problem with a decline in marriage and fertility rate in recent years. Click here to read…

Microsoft, other US firms expand in China, defying decoupling push: Global Times
September 22, 2022

US technology giant Microsoft announced on Wednesday plans to expand recruitment and upgrade its campuses in China, following a series of recent moves and plans of major US businesses, including chipmaker Nvidia, to expand their presence in the Chinese market, despite the US decoupling push. Click here to read…

China sees vigorous development of its manufacturing industry over past 10 years: Qiushi
September 23, 2022

China’s value-added industrial output grew from 20.9 trillion yuan ($3.1 trillion) in 2012 to 37.3 trillion yuan in 2021, with an average annual growth rate of 6.3 percent. During the same period, manufacturing value-added output increased from 16.98 trillion yuan to 31.4 trillion yuan, accounting for nearly 30 percent of total global output. China has maintained the largest producer of over 40 percent of the world’s 500 major industrial goods. Click here to read…

Silk Road Economic Belt core area spurs Xinjiang development: Qiushi
September 23, 2022

At an exhibition booth of the ongoing China-Eurasian Expo, Tursun Mettursun and his brother earnestly promoted their self-made wool mattresses to clients. “This is the first time that I’m attending the expo. I hope to broaden my horizons and make more friends,” said Tursun Mettursun from Qira County, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Click here to read…

Action plan to remediate Yangtze River: Qiushi
September 23, 2022

In a move to strengthen the conservation of the Yangtze River Basin, 17 central government bodies released a joint action plan on Monday, vowing a series of measures to reduce the discharge of pollutants into the river. Click here to read…

Judges agree to promote investment: China Daily
September 23, 2022

Chief justices from BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — have declared that they will promote the convenience of trade and investment by the rule of law and improve international judicial assistance by information-based means. Click here to read…

Former vice-minister of public security Sun Lijun sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve: China Daily
September 23, 2022

Sun Lijun, former vice-minister of public security, was given a death sentence with a two-year reprieve for accepting bribes, manipulating the stock market and illegally keeping firearms, a court in Northeast China’s Jilin province ruled Friday. Click here to read…

China Council for Promotion of Peaceful National Reunification in Nepal inaugurated: Xinhuanet
September 23, 2022

The China Council for the Promotion of Peaceful National Reunification in Nepal was inaugurated on Thursday in the Nepali capital. Jin Xiaodong, president of the Overseas Chinese Association of Nepal, said his association decided on such a move in response to the strong patriotism of overseas Chinese in Nepal. Click here to read…

Shanghai rolls out regulation to promote AI industry development: Xinhuanet
September 23, 2022

The local legislature in Shanghai on Thursday passed a regulation on boosting the development of the artificial intelligence (AI) industry. The regulation, China’s first provincial-level one in the AI sector, is to go into effect on Oct. 1. AI is one of the three leading industries that Shanghai seeks to develop through the concentration of resources. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 121 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
September 23, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 121 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, with Sichuan and Guizhou provinces reporting 43 cases each, according to the National Health Commission’s report on Friday. A total of 627 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, September 20, 2022

Chinese premier, Vietnamese PM hold phone conversation: Xinhuanet
September 19, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday talked over phone with Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on bilateral ties. In the phone call, Li said China and Vietnam are friendly neighbors linked by mountains and rivers. General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee Xi Jinping and General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong communicate frequently, strongly promoting the development of bilateral relations. Click here to read…

China mulls measures to further boost foreign investment: Xinhuanet
September 19, 2022

China will take measures to boost foreign investment, with the manufacturing industry as a priority, the country’s top economic planner said Monday. China will facilitate the exchange of business personnel of foreign companies on the premise of strictly implementing epidemic prevention, as part of the efforts to address their outstanding problems, Meng Wei, spokesperson for the National Development and Reform Commission, told a press conference. Click here to read…

Chinese Defense Minister meets Pakistani Chief of Army Staff: China Military
September 19, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe held a meeting with General Qamar Javed Bajwa, chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army, in Xi’an, capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, on Monday morning. Gen. Wei Fenghe expressed his condolence over the severe floods hitting Pakistan. “China and Pakistan are all-weather strategic cooperative partners, under the guidance of the leaders of the two countries, the friendship between China and Pakistan has become stronger as time goes by. Click here to read…

Cybersecurity law violators to face heavier penalties: China Daily
September 19, 2022

The Cyberspace Administration of China proposed a series of amendments to the Cybersecurity Law last week that would raise the size of fines for some violations and diversify penalties for infractions committed by operators of critical information infrastructure. Click here to read…

Former senior Qinghai provincial legislator expelled from CPC, public office: China Daily
September 19, 2022

Li Jiexiang, former vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of Qinghai Provincial People’s Congress, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China and dismissed from public office over severe violations of Party discipline and laws, the country’s top anti-graft body said Monday. Click here to read…

China-Eurasia Expo kicks off in Xinjiang, rebukes US-led crackdown: Global Times
September 19, 2022

Over 3,600 companies from 32 countries and regions attended the 7th China-Eurasia Expo, which was launched on Monday in Urumqi, Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, as the region strives to build itself into a bridgehead of Belt and Road cooperation despite the US’ economic suffocation of this strategically important regionClick here to read…

One-third of China’s land protected under ecological ‘red line’ scheme: Reuters
September 19, 2022

Nearly a third of China’s land is now off-limits to development under a scheme known as the “ecological protection red line”, a senior official said at a news briefing on Monday, bringing the country in accord with global biodiversity targets. China first proposed its “red line” scheme in 2011 to put an end to decades of “irrational development” that had encroached on forests, wetlands and other precious ecosystems. Click here to read…

Head of Hong Kong journalists group charged with obstructing police: Reuters
September 19, 2022

The head of Hong Kong’s leading journalist group was charged on Monday with obstructing police officers, a case seen by critics as a further blow to media freedoms in the Chinese-ruled city. Ronson Chan, chairman of the Hong Kong Journalists Association, was detained on Sept. 7 by two plainclothes officers while he was out reporting a story. Chan, who requested the officers identify themselves before handing over his identity document, was handcuffed and arrested. Click here to read…

UK might ax Confucius Institutes: Taipei Times
September 19, 2022

A group of cross-party British lawmakers is in talks with Taiwan to provide Chinese-language teachers to the UK as the British government seeks to phase out Chinese state-linked Confucius Institutes. There are 30 branches of the institute operating across the UK. Although controversies have existed for many years, they have continued to teach Britons Chinese language, culture and business etiquette. Click here to read…

As African countries pivot, China seizes chance to become a major military player: South China Morning Post
September 20, 2022

At a meeting of Chinese embassy officials and business representatives with immigration and security officials of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) earlier this month, one of the main topics was the safety of Chinese citizens and enterprises in the country. Click here to read…

China’s Greater Bay Area factories mostly staying put, but many have diversified abroad, survey finds: South China Morning Post
September 20, 2022

Manufacturers across China’s main economic and export engine – the Greater Bay Area – have really had to rein in their business plans this year, with small and medium-sized firms in a particularly difficult position, according to an annual survey.Information on the ground earlier this year indicated that companies in the region had a weak appetite for long-term investments, such as production expansions. And many were shelving or decelerating plans to move capacity outside China or to invest in technological upgrades, according to Standard Chartered’s annual survey of manufacturers operating in the Greater Bay Area. Click here to read…

China issues regulation on managing, overseeing leading officials: Xinhuanet
September 20, 2022

The General Office of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee has issued a regulation on improving the framework of systems for strictly managing and overseeing leading officials. The regulation aims to improve the mechanism for selecting and appointing leading officials, selecting outstanding individuals to take up posts and awarding them while filtering out the more mediocre officials. Click here to read…

Innovative SCO cooperation sought: China Daily
September 20, 2022

To offer better support for strong talent growth in enhancing opening-up, the Qingdao, Shandong province-based China-Shanghai Cooperation Organization Local Economic and Trade Cooperation Demonstration Area has explored innovative cooperation with SCO member states in education. Click here to read…

New search for national mineral resources to begin: Global Times
September 20, 2022

China will begin a new program of exploration for mineral and energy resources, said the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) while reporting on the nation’s energy and mineral resources in the past decade. Click here to read…

China sees rapid development of logistics equipment manufacturing: People’s Daily

September 20, 2022

China has ranked at the top of the world in express parcel volume for eight consecutive years since 2014. Its express parcel volume surged 18-fold from 5.7 billion pieces in 2012 to 108.3 billion pieces in 2021. However, the capacity of express warehouses was often overwhelmed due to the rapid-growing business volume, which remained a serious challenge for the industry. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, September 13, 2022

Top Chinese legislator pays official goodwill visit to Mongolia: Xinhuanet
September 12, 2022

Li Zhanshu, chairman of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, paid an official goodwill visit to Mongolia from Saturday to Monday, at the invitation of Chairman of Mongolia’s State Great Hural (Parliament) Gombojav Zandanshatar. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 188 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
September 12, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 188 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 126 were in Sichuan, according to the National Health Commission’s report on Tuesday. A total of 727 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

Drought-hit Yangtze River sections being replenished by reservoirs: Xinhuanet
September 12, 2022

Reservoirs will continue to replenish the water supply in the section of the Yangtze River affected by drought to ensure the irrigation of crops and urban water supplies. It is estimated that the Yangtze River basin will still see a lack of rainfall in mid- and late September, so the water inflow to the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, Dongting Lake and Poyang Lake will continue to be low, the Ministry of Water Resources said Monday. Click here to read…

Chinese police strengthen international law enforcement cooperation against telecom and online fraud: Global Times
September 12, 2022

The last decade has witnessed the rapid spread of telecom and online fraud globally, which seriously infringes on people’s legitimate rights and interests, becoming a prominent crime and a public hazard. To address this problem, the Chinese police have been committed to intensifying their efforts in the combat against and control of such crimes, and strengthening international law enforcement cooperation, which has enabled them to accumulate successful experience, build up best practices and set examples for their counterparts around the world. Click here to read…

New railway connecting China, Mongolia launched to boost coal trade: Global Times
September 12, 2022

Mongolia launched a 233-kilometer cross border rail line between the Tavan Tolgoi coal field and Gashuun Sukhait on the Chinese border over the weekend, a move that is expected to boost China-Mongolia coal trade, experts said. Click here to read…

US mulls broader curb on Chinese tech sector: Global Times
September 12, 2022

While the US will continue to cope with inflation, Washington’s reported move to further decouple from China on chip and medicine supply chains, the two fields where China plays a major role in the global industry chain in terms of production capacity and cost control, will backfire on the US itself, experts said. Click here to read…

China sends college students to virus quarantine: Taipei Times
September 12, 2022

Almost 500 students at China’s premier college for broadcast journalists have been sent to a quarantine center after a handful of COVID-19 cases were detected in their dormitory. The 488 students at Communication University of China, along with 19 teachers and five assistants, were transferred by bus beginning on Friday night. Click here to read…

Chinese internet users detained over Xinjiang Covid-19 outbreak ‘rumours’: South China Morning Post
September 12, 2022

Police in China’s far western region of Xinjiang have detained four internet users, accusing them of spreading rumours about an outbreak of Covid-19. The four were ordered to serve between five and 10 days of administrative detention in Yining, a city in the Ili Kazakh autonomous prefecture, police said in a statement on Sunday. Click here to read…

Sri Lanka’s ‘white elephant’ Lotus Tower financed with Chinese debt set to open this week: South China Morning Post
September 13, 2022

A huge green and purple communications tower in Sri Lanka financed with Chinese debt that has become a symbol of the ousted Rajapaksa clan’s closeness to Beijing will finally open this week, its operator said on Monday. The 350-metre (1,155-feet) Lotus Tower – visible from all over Colombo and built for an estimated US$113 million – has been plagued by corruption claims since construction began in 2012 under former president Mahinda Rajapaksa. Click here to read…

Chinese scientists plan boron-powered supersonic missile that can fly and swim: South China Morning Post
September 13, 2022

China is developing a supersonic anti-ship missile that will be able to travel further and faster than any traditional torpedo, according to researchers involved in the project.
The 5 metre (16.4 feet) missile will be able to cruise at 2.5 times the speed of sound at about 10,000 metres (32,800 feet) – the same altitude as a commercial airliner – for 200km (124 miles) before diving and skimming across the waves for up to 20km. Click here to read…

Chinese premier stresses policy implementation to stabilize economy: : Xinhuanet
September 13, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed efforts to ensure the implementation of policy measures to stabilize economic growth, employment and prices. Li, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made the remarks at a special meeting after hearing reports from two working groups on work for stabilizing the economy. Click here to read…

Chinese FM puts forward five-point views on developing China-Japan relations: : Xinhuanet
September 13, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi delivered a video speech on Monday at the opening ceremony of a seminar commemorating the 50th anniversary of the normalization of China-Japan diplomatic relations. Click here to read…

Xi’s upcoming Central Asia trip to bolster SCO cooperation: Qiushi
September 13, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the 22nd meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the city of Samarkand, and pay state visits to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan from Wednesday to Friday. Click here to read…

Amphibious firefighting aircraft put through paces: China Military
September 13, 2022

China will produce four prototypes of the AG600M aircraft, a firefighting variant belonging to the AG600 large amphibious aircraft family, to carry out test flights, its developer announced on Saturday. Click here to read…

Li highlights central role of consumption: China Daily
September 13, 2022

Premier Li Keqiang has underlined efforts to promote the role of consumption as the major driver of economic growth and to expand effective investment in order to boost the confidence of market players, as they play a critical role in stabilizing the economy. Click here to read…

‘Concealed, adaptable’ weapon of NSA’s cyberattack on leading Chinese aviation university exposed: Global Times
September 13, 2022

A “concealed and adaptable” weapon used by US’ intelligence center National Security Agency (NSA) to launch a cyberattack on the email system of Northwestern Polytechnical University in Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province – well-known for its aviation, aerospace and navigation studies – was captured by Chinese cybersecurity experts, the Global Times learned from a source on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Provinces take lead in stabilizing growth: People’s Daily
September 13, 2022

China’s major provincial economies are stepping up efforts to stabilize the growth in their regions, with strong focus on expanding effective investment and spurring consumption, as the central government has called on them to take the lead in supporting the country’s economy. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, September 9, 2022

Former senior Xiamen municipal legislator arrested: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

China’s Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) has announced its decision to arrest Chen Jiadong, a former senior legislator in the city of Xiamen in east China’s Fujian Province, for suspected bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. Click here to read…

Former deputy commander of Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps stands trial: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

Yang Fulin, former deputy commander of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, stood trial on Thursday at the Intermediate People’s Court of Jinan City in east China’s Shandong Province. Click here to read…

Chinese president appoints new ambassadors: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has appointed six new ambassadors in accordance with a decision by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, according to a statement from China’s top legislature on Thursday. Li Jinjin has been appointed ambassador to Gabon, replacing Hu Changchun. Liu Jin has been appointed ambassador to Gambia, replacing Ma Jianchun. Click here to read…

Xi calls for efforts to boost enterprise innovation: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for efforts to promote enterprise innovation and foster more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are specialized and innovative. Click here to read…

China’s anti-graft chief urges solid work for 20th CPC National Congress: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

China’s anti-graft chief has called on discipline inspection and supervision organs to improve duty performance to advance full and rigorous Party governance, improve Party conduct, ensure clean government, and step up the fight against corruption to greet the convocation of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) later this year. Click here to read…

China to scale up support for employment, entrepreneurship to expand space of employment: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

China will step up policy support for employment and business start-ups to broaden the space of employment, help market entities emerge and grow, and foster new drivers of growth, according to a State Council executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Click here to read…

China says U.S. tariff decision on Chinese goods will hurt U.S.: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

The U.S. decision to continue imposing additional tariffs on Chinese goods amid mounting inflation is bound to inflict more losses on U.S. enterprises and consumers, China’s Ministry of Commerce said Thursday. China has always believed that the U.S. Section 301 measures are not conducive to the U.S., China, or the world, said ministry spokesperson Shu Jueting at a press briefing when responding to a related question. Click here to read…

China urges avoiding further deterioration of humanitarian situation in Ukraine: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

China’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, Geng Shuang, on Wednesday called on the international community to do its utmost to avoid further deterioration of the humanitarian situation in Ukraine. Click here to read…

China mulls cyberspace law enforcement oversight system: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

China is considering building an oversight system for administrative law enforcement by cyberspace regulators. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) Thursday released a set of rules concerning these law enforcement procedures of cyberspace administration departments to solicit public feedback. Click here to read…

China rides wave of cultural trade: Qiushi
September 8, 2022

Digital technologies put country’s exports of creative products, services in the fast lane China’s latest push to bolster its creative and cultural trade internationally is expected to cultivate fresh competitive advantages for its exporters, create more jobs and elevate the level of digital technologies in the fast-growing sector, according to government officials and business executives. Click here to read…

Construction of large-scale Yangtze River tunneling project underway: China Daily
September 8, 2022

The construction of a large-scale tunneling project under the Yangtze River kicked off Wednesday in East China’s Jiangsu province, the China Railway Construction Corporation Ltd. said on Thursday. Click here to read…

China unveils its version of Switchblade suicide drone in action: Global Times
September 8, 2022

China on Thursday promoted its answer to the Switchblade suicide drone among a wide selection of advanced unmanned aerial vehicles popular on the international and domestic market, releasing a video showing them in action. Click here to read…

PLA Naval Aviation Force gets carrier-based early warning aircraft, trainer jets: Global Times
September 8, 2022

The Naval Aviation Force of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has made preliminary strides in its development from being coast-based to carrier-based, and it has established a carrier-based aircraft system consisting of fighter jets, helicopters, early warning aircraft and trainer jets, a top official of the force announced, confirming for the first time that China has been developing carrier-based early warning aircraft and trainer jets. Click here to read…

Key foreign-funded projects in China progressing well, 60% in full swing: Global Times
September 8, 2022

China’s key foreign-funded projects are progressing well, as 60 percent of the ones that have been put into operation are in full swing, Shu Jueting, spokesperson of the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), said at a routine press conference on Thursday. Click here to read…

Latest iPhones get lukewarm response in China, while Apple suppliers switch to EV sector amid sluggish consumer spending: Global Times
September 8, 2022

Apple’s iPhone 14 series has met with a lukewarm response in China, given its apparent lack of innovations, and some Chinese suppliers are reducing their dependence on the US tech giant by switching to electric vehicle (EV) producers, aiming to survive in a sluggish electronics market. Click here to read…

German economy ministry reviews measures to curb China business: Reuters
September 8, 2022

Germany’s economy ministry is considering a raft of measures to make business with China less attractive as it seeks to reduce its dependency on Asia’s economic superpower, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The measures could include reducing or even scrapping investment and export guarantees for China and no longer promoting trade fairs and manager training there, those people said. Loans from state lender KfW could be re-directed to projects in other Asian countries, such as Indonesia, in line with attempts to diversify trade and increase business with democracies. Click here to read…

China cracks down on mooncakes: Taipei Times
September 9, 2022

Chinese authorities have launched a crackdown on “sky high” mooncake prices ahead of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Mooncakes, a small customary baked dessert, are traditionally given to family and friends to celebrate one of the most important holidays in the Lunar New Year. Click here to read…

Why size matters when it comes to China’s new leadership line-up: South China Morning Post
September 9, 2022

At the end of the ruling Communist Party’s twice-a-decade congress in October, following a leadership reshuffle, those at the very top of Chinese politics will walk down a red carpet and meet the press. Only then will it be known who and how many of China’s political elites will make up the new Politburo Standing Committee, the party’s top decision-making body.
There are no written rules on how many members it can have – the number has fluctuated between three and 11 since 1927, when the standing committee was first formed. But if the past is any guide, a change in size could reflect a shift in the concentration of power or a move to balance factions. Click here to read…

He Jiankui, creator of world’s first gene-edited babies, seeks Chinese government funding for DNA synthesizer: South China Morning Post
September 8, 2022

He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who sparked controversy when he created the world’s first gene-edited babies, said he has relocated to Beijing and is applying for government funding for a DNA synthesiser project. “I have come to Beijing for development,” He posted last month on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like microblogging platform. In a separate post, He said he wanted to research a new DNA synthesiser project and was preparing to apply to the government for funding. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 259 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
September 9, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 259 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 59 in Sichuan and 42 in Inner Mongolia, according to the National Health Commission’s report Friday. A total of 1,033 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read…

Govt to expand its support for job creation, new businesses: People’s Daily
September 9, 2022

China will step up policy support for employment and business startups, create more job opportunities, help market entities emerge and grow, and foster new growth drivers, the State Council Executive Meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday. Click here to read…

China defence ministry: China and India troops are disengaging from border areas: Reuters
September 9, 2022

Chinese and Indian troops have started disengaging from the border areas, China’s defence ministry said on Friday. Click here to read…

China: Daily Scan, September 01, 2022

Senior Chinese official stresses accelerating media integration: Xinhuanet
August 30, 2022

Huang Kunming, a senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official, on Tuesday urged swifter action to deepen media integration and muster great strength to work together and achieve progress. Click here to read…

Former senior political advisor of Yunnan expelled from CPC: Xinhuanet
August 30, 2022

Huang Yi, a former senior political advisor of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) over serious violations of Party discipline and laws, the country’s top anti-graft body announced Tuesday. Click here to read…

Former provincial official given life sentence for bribery: Xinhuanet
August 30, 2022

A court on Tuesday sentenced Song Liang, former vice governor of northwest China’s Gansu Province, to life in prison for accepting bribes. Song was deprived of his political rights for life, all of his personal property was confiscated, and his illegal gains from bribery were recovered and turned over to the state treasury, according to the intermediate people’s court of Leshan City, Sichuan Province. Click here to read…

China’s top legislature starts standing committee session: Xinhuanet
August 30, 2022

The Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, started its 36th session Tuesday in Beijing. Li Zhanshu, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, presided over the session’s first plenary meeting, and delivered a report on the enforcement of the Environmental Protection Law. Click here to read…

Former senior provincial legislator expelled from CPC, office: Xinhuanet
August 30, 2022

Sun Guoxiang, a former vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Liaoning 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 Tuesday. Click here to read…

Three senior officials expelled from Party for graft: China Daily
August 30, 2022

Three senior officials have been expelled from the Communist Party of China over serious violations, the country’s top anti-graft bodies said on Tuesday. Sun Guoxiang, former vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the Liaoning Provincial People’s Congress, was expelled from the Party and removed from his post, according to a statement issued by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission on Tuesday. Click here to read…

Chinese political advisors discuss promotion of exchanges among all ethnic groups: Xinhuanet
August 31, 2022

Chinese political advisors attending a consultation session in Beijing on Wednesday offered suggestions to promote interactions, exchanges and integration among all ethnic groups, and to strengthen the building of the community for the Chinese nation. Click here to read…

Top Chinese legislator calls for in-depth investigation, research from deputies: Xinhuanet
August 31, 2022

China’s top legislator Li Zhanshu on Wednesday called on his colleagues to carry out investigation and research by going deep into the realities of life so as to further improve their performance. Click here to read…

Chinese Red Cross donates 300,000 USD cash assistance for flood-affected people in Pakistan: Xinhuanet
August 31, 2022

The handover ceremony of 300,000 U.S. dollars in emergency cash assistance from the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) to the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) was held here on Tuesday night. On behalf of the RCSC, the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong handed over the donation to the PRCS for assisting those affected by the recent floods in Pakistan. Click here to read…

China to further improve business environment, lower institutional transaction costs: Xinhuanet
August 31, 2022

China will take further steps to foster an enabling business climate and lower government-imposed transaction costs, to continuously ease the burden of market players and unleash their vitality, according to the decision made at the State Council’s Executive Meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Click here to read…

China’s internet users reach 1.05 billion: Xinhuanet
August 31, 2022

As of June, the amount of China’s netizens grew to approximately 1.05 billion, with the ratio of internet access coverage nationwide reaching 74.4 percent, according to a report released Tuesday. The weekly average time for internet usage stood at 29.5 hours per person, with 99.6 percent accessing the internet via mobile phones, said the report on China’s internet development released by the China Internet Network Information Center. Click here to read…

China’s annual marriage registrations drop at lowest since 1986: Global Times
August 31, 2022

Registrations of married couples in China in 2021 dropped below 8 million for the first time since 2003, and nearly half of them were aged 30 or above, latest data showed. With the number of people at prime marriage age declining in recent years and late marriage trending in China, having fewer married couples is a normal phenomenon and within expectations, demographers said, noting that China is still a universal marriage society as the average age of first marriage in the country is much earlier than that in many developed countries. Click here to read…

China opposes politicizing human rights as Bachelet steps down as UN human right chief: Global Times
August 31, 2022

China firmly opposes the release of the so-called Xinjiang-related report by the UN Human Rights Office, which is a pure stunt orchestrated by the US and a few other Western countries, and hopes the high commissioner will make the right decision, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday, the last day that Michelle Bachelet serves as the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Click here to read…

Chinese designers vow to make air-to-air missiles superior to foreign counterparts: Global Times
August 31, 2022

After some of China’s most powerful air-to-air missiles feared by the US have joined the recent exercises by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) around the island of Taiwan, the chief designers of those missiles said that China’s current generation of missiles are leading the world, and the next generation of missiles will enjoy absolute superiority over their foreign counterparts. Click here to read…

China Communist Party to convene once-in-5-yrs congress on Oct. 16: Kyodo
August 31, 2022

China’s ruling Communist Party will convene on Oct. 16 its once-in-five-years congress, the official Xinhua News Agency said Tuesday, at which leader Xi Jinping is likely to secure a controversial third five-year term through 2027. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 307 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
September 1, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 307 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 132 were in Sichuan Province, the National Health Commission said Thursday. Altogether 1,596 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified on Wednesday, including 621 in Tibet and 212 in Qinghai, said the commission in its report. Click here to read…

Hong Kong to get more support in contribution to building of Belt and Road: People’s Daily
September 1, 2022

Hong Kong, as a participant, contributor, and beneficiary of the Belt and Road Initiative, will get more support in leveraging its unique advantages to participate in and contribute to the building of the initiative, according to the speakers at the seventh Belt and Road Summit that opened here Wednesday. Click here to read…

China’s humanitarian assistance for flood victims reaches Pakistan: China Military
September 1, 2022

China’s aid for flood victims of Pakistan reached the country’s southern port city of Karachi on Tuesday. The humanitarian assistance consisting of 3,000 tents was handed over to Pakistan at a ceremony held at the Karachi airport. Click here to read…

China urges US to dispel Nancy Pelosi ‘influence’: Taipei Times
September 1, 2022

A condition for the resumption of bilateral climate talks between China and the US is Washington dispelling the “negative influence” left by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan last month, Beijing said yesterday. Click here to read…

China Communist Party to convene once-in-5-yrs congress on Oct. 16: Kyodo
August 31, 2022

China’s ruling Communist Party will convene on Oct. 16 its once-in-five-years congress, the official Xinhua News Agency said Tuesday, at which leader Xi Jinping is likely to secure a controversial third five-year term through 2027. Click here to read…

China expels ex-national security official from Communist Party: Reuters
September 1, 2022

A senior Chinese official formerly in charge of investigating corruption within the national security ministry has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party and from public office after being found guilty of corruption himself. Click here to read…

China may have committed crimes against humanity in Xinjiang, says U.N.: Reuters
September 1, 2022

China’s “arbitrary and discriminatory detention” of Uyghurs and other Muslims in its Xinjiang region may constitute crimes against humanity, the outgoing U.N. human rights chief said in a long-awaited report on Wednesday. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, who has faced criticism from some diplomats and rights groups for being too soft on China, released the report just minutes before her four-year term ended. She visited China in May. Click here to read…

China to publish detailed economic policy steps in early September: Reuters
September 1, 2022

China said it will publish detailed steps for newly announced economic policy measures in early September, suggesting an urgency for policymakers to revive the sluggish economy amid a resurgence of COVID and an embattled property sector. The government will lay out detailed plans to implement the 19 new policies it announced last week to support growth as recent factory activity surveys pointed to a further loss in momentum in the world’s second-largest economy in AugustClick here to read…

Former China Life Insurance chairman expelled from Communist Party: Reuters
September 1, 2022

Wang Bin, former chairman of China Life Insurance Co (601628.SS) and its former Communist Party chief, has been expelled from the party and dismissed from public office for bribery and corruption, China’s anti-graft watchdog said on Thursday.

Wang was found to have taken huge amounts of bribes and abused his power to seek benefit for others, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said in a statement on its website. Click here to read…

AMD says U.S. told it to stop shipping top AI chip to China: Reuters
September 1, 2022

Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD.O) on Wednesday said U.S. officials have told it to stop exporting its top artificial intelligence chip to China, according to a spokesman. The company said new license requirements prevent shipment of its MI250 chips to China but it believes its MI100 chips are not affected by the new requirement. The company said it does not believe the new rules will have a material impact on its business. Click here to read…

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China mulls imposing credit punishment on telecom, internet fraudsters: Xinhuanet
August 26, 2022

People who engage in telecom and internet fraud can face credit punishment in China, as lawmakers are considering more stringent punitive measures against the crime. A draft law on anti-telecom and internet fraud will be submitted for third reading to the upcoming legislative session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee from Aug. 30 to Sept. 2. Click here to read…

China’s top legislature to establish ten more outreach offices: Xinhuanet
August 26, 2022

The Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) will establish ten more local legislative outreach offices to improve platforms and vehicles through which the general public can express opinions, according to a legislative spokesperson on Friday. The new offices will be located in 10 provincial-level regions, including Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Yunnan, and Tibet, said Yang Heqing, a spokesperson for the Legislative Affairs Commission of the NPC Standing Committee, at a press conference. Click here to read…

China, U.S. enter into audit oversight cooperation agreement: Xinhuanet
August 26, 2022

China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) and the Ministry of Finance signed an audit oversight cooperation agreement with the U.S. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) on Friday. Click here to read…

Former senior provincial political advisor punished over law, discipline violations: Xinhuanet
August 26, 2022

Li Jia, former chairman of the Shanxi Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, has been stripped of his posts within the Communist Party of China (CPC) and in the public office. Li was punished due to severe violations of CPC discipline and law, according to a statement issued by the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Commission of Supervision on Friday. . Click here to read…

China regulators tell banks to ramp up lending: Reuters
August 26, 2022

China’s central bank has stepped up pressure on lenders with new instructions to grow loans, six bankers with knowledge of the matter said, as the world’s second-biggest economy faces an economic downturn and a plunge in borrowers’ confidence. The informal message, issued via phone calls over recent months to commercial, rural and even foreign banks, was to lend more money to productive businesses and put less of it in financial investments, the banking sources said. Click here to read…

China’s Bank of Communications warns of property market risks: Reuters
August 26, 2022

China’s Bank of Communications (BoCom) (601328.SS), on Friday warned of liquidity risks in the property sector after it posted an almost 5% rise in first half net profit. “Asset quality control in the second half of the year still faces fairly large challenges and pressures, such as the liquidity problems seen in the real estate industry,” said Chief Risk Officer Lin Hua in a press conference, adding that risk could spread to other industries. . Click here to read…

China’s bid to join digital economy pact hinges on clarification of data laws, experts say: South China Morning Post
August 27, 2022

China will be able to negotiate carve-outs in the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) that allow it to maintain digital sovereignty, analysts say, but it will have to clarify its data security regime to reduce barriers for businesses. DEPA, which currently covers Chile, New Zealand and Singapore, builds upon the digital or e-commerce chapters of existing free-trade agreements, such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, adding commitments to help digital trade and cooperation on advanced technologies. Click here to read…

China allocates 10 bln yuan for drought relief, autumn grain production: China Daily
August 27, 2022

China’s Ministry of Finance on Friday earmarked 10 billion yuan (about $1.46 billion) central reserve funds to support drought relief and the production of autumn grain. Some 6.5 billion yuan of the funds will be used for water conservancy and drought relief to ensure the supply of drinking water for the people and water for agricultural irrigation. Click here to read…

AVIC unveils two new target drones for sale: China Daily
August 27, 2022

Aviation Industry Corp of China, the country’s leading aircraft maker, has unveiled two new types of target drones for the market. The CS-550T and CS-300T, developed and built by AVIC Chengdu Aircraft Industrial Group-an AVIC subsidiary in Sichuan province have completed test flights and are ready to take orders, said Yang Zhu, an engineer with the company. Click here to read…

China’s south-to-north water diversion project passes verification test: Global Times
August 27, 2022

Although East China’s Jiangsu Province and Central China’s Hubei Province, two main water sources for China’s south-to-north water diversion project, have seen extreme heat waves recently, experts said it will not affect the overall operation of the water project, which will play a key role in transferring water from China’s water-rich south to the arid north. Click here to read…

China’s bid to join digital economy pact hinges on clarification of data laws, experts say: South China Morning Post
August 27, 2022

China will be able to negotiate carve-outs in the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) that allow it to maintain digital sovereignty, analysts say, but it will have to clarify its data security regime to reduce barriers for businesses. DEPA, which currently covers Chile, New Zealand and Singapore, builds upon the digital or e-commerce chapters of existing free-trade agreements, such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, adding commitments to help digital trade and cooperation on advanced technologies. Click here to read…

Xi encourages foreign experts to contribute more to promoting exchanges between China, other countries: People’s Daily
August 27, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged foreign experts with the Foreign Languages Press to contribute more to promoting exchanges and communication between China and other countries in the world and building a community with a shared future for humanity. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks on Thursday in a letter replying to these foreign experts. Click here to read…

Geneva envoys from Asian, African developing countries visit Xinjiang: Xinhuanet
August 28, 2022

At the invitation of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, a delegation of diplomatic envoys of developing countries from Asia and Africa to the UN Office in Geneva visited northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region from Aug. 24 to 27. Click here to read…

China renews orange alert for drought: Xinhuanet
August 28, 2022

China’s national observatory reissued an orange alert for drought on Sunday as heatwaves persist in multiple regions. Parts of Jiangsu, Anhui, Henan, Hubei, Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guizhou, Chongqing, Sichuan and Tibet have experienced moderate to severe droughts, according to the National Meteorological Center. Click here to read…

PLA Eastern Theater Command spokesperson remarks on US warships’ transit through Taiwan Strait: China Military
August 28, 2022

The USS Antietam and the USS Chancellorsville, two US guided-missile cruisers, sailed through the Taiwan Strait on August 28 and hyped it up publicly. The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) conducted security tracking and monitoring of the US warships’ passage in the whole course, and had all movements of the two US warships under control, said Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the PLA Eastern Theater Command, in a written statement released on Sunday. The troops of the PLA Eastern Theatre Command always stay on high alert and get ready to thwart any provocation, stressed the spokesperson in the end of the statement. Click here to read…

Talks underway on resumption of Afghanistan’s Aynak Copper Mine: Global Times
August 28, 2022

Talks are underway on the resumption of the Aynak Copper Mine in Afghanistan, the world’s second-largest copper ore body, which had been put on hold due to multiple factors, including regional instability and the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an employee of the Chinese firm contracted to develop the mine on Sunday. Click here to read…

Coronavirus in China: Tibet punishes more than 100 officials over zero-Covid failures: South China Morning Post
August 28, 2022

More than 100 officials in Tibet have been dismissed or reprimanded this month for failing to contain the spread of Covid-19. The remote Himalayan region had seen only one imported case from central Hubei province since January 2020, the early days of the global pandemic, until an outbreak first reported on August 8 spread to several Tibetan cities.
Tibet accounted for nearly 500 new Covid-19 infections out of close to 1,300 reported countrywide on Saturday, with neighbouring Xinjiang and the southern island of Hainan the other major hotspots. Click here to read…

Chinese mainland reports 301 new local confirmed COVID cases: Xinhuanet
August 29, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 301 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 161 were in Sichuan Province, the National Health Commission said Monday. Click here to read…

China plans demo zones for trade in services: Qiushi
August 29, 2022

China will accelerate the design of a construction plan for national demonstration zones for innovative development of trade in services, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.
Shu Jueting, a spokeswoman with the ministry, said at a news conference the ministry will make joint efforts with other government departments concerned to implement the plan. Click here to read…

Official calls for advancing cyber civilization progress: China Daily
August 29, 2022

A senior official has called for strengthening cyber governance to ensure that cyberspace better reflects the trends of advanced culture and the spirit of the times. Huang Kunming, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and head of the Publicity Department of the CPC Central Committee, made the remark in a video address during the 2022 China Internet Civilization Conference in Tianjin. Click here to read…

China’s State Council assigns task forces to major economic provinces to oversee local pro-stabilization policy implementation: Global Times
August 29, 2022

The State Council, China’s cabinet, has assigned task forces to some major economic provinces to oversee local implementation of wide-ranging policies to stabilize the economy, as the country is tuning up regional economic powerhouses to fuel growth momentum through a flurry of targeted measures. Click here to read…

China’s jobless youth left in the lurch: Taipei Times
August 29, 2022

China’s slowing economy has left millions of young people fiercely competing for an ever-slimming raft of jobs and facing an increasingly uncertain future. Official data released this month showed that one in five young people in Chinese cities was out of work last month — more than three times the national average and the highest recorded since January 2018. Click here to read…

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