China: Daily Scan, January 03, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Chinese, Uzbek presidents exchange congratulations on 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties: Xinhuanet
January 2, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Uzbek counterpart, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, on Sunday exchanged congratulations on the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. In his message, Xi said that in the past 30 years, China-Uzbekistan relations have kept pace with the times and forged ahead, setting a fine example of international relations featuring harmonious coexistence and win-win cooperation. Click here to read...

Xi exchanges congratulations with Kazakh leaders on 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties: Xinhuanet
January 3, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday exchanged congratulatory messages respectively with First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries. In his message to Nazarbayev, Xi noted that since China and Kazakhstan established diplomatic ties 30 years ago, bilateral relations have kept advancing with the times and breaking new ground, and always maintained vigorous development, setting an example of neighboring countries upholding good-neighborliness and pursuing win-win cooperation. Click here to read...

China sees improved external debt structure: Xinhuanet
January 2, 2022

China's outstanding foreign debt stood at approximately 2.7 trillion U.S. dollars by the end of September, data from the country's forex regulator shows. The figure was 16.7 billion U.S. dollars, or 0.6 percent, higher than that seen at the end of June, according to the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE). Click here to read...

Chinese "artificial sun" sets new world record: Xinhuanet
December 31, 2021

The experimental advanced superconducting tokamak (EAST), or the Chinese "artificial sun," has achieved a continuous high-temperature plasma operation for 1,056 seconds in the latest experiment on Thursday, the longest time of operation of its kind in the world. The breakthrough was announced on Friday by Gong Xianzu, a researcher at the Institute of Plasma Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ASIPP), who is in charge of the experiment conducted in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province. Click here to read...

Full text: 2022 New Year address by President Xi Jinping: Quishi
December 31, 2021

On New Year's eve, President Xi Jinping delivered his 2022 New Year Address through China Media Group and the Internet. The following is the full text of the address: My greetings to you all. The year 2022 is approaching. From Beijing, I extend New Year wishes to all of you!

The past year has been a year of exceptional significance. We have lived through landmark events in the history of our Party and our country. At the historical convergence of the Two Centenary Goals, we have set out on a new journey of building a modern socialist country in all respects and are making confident strides on the path toward the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. Click here to read...

China's second nuclear unit with Hualong One reactor starts power generation: China Daily
January 2, 2022

China's second nuclear power unit using Hualong One, a domestically designed third-generation nuclear reactor, has begun generating electricity, paving the way for commercial operation. The No. 6 unit in the city of Fuqing, East China's Fujian province, was connected to the power grid at 10:35 pm on Saturday and started power generation, according to the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC). Click here to read...

Evergrande’s plush sea resort project in Hainan Island ordered to shut down: Global Times
January 3, 2022

The tourism development unit under the debt-stricken China Evergrande Group was ordered to remove its mega resort project in Danzhou, South China's Hainan Province, according to an administrative penalty notice issued by local authorities citing the company's unlawful means of obtaining the project certificate. Click here to read...

Hong Kong independent portal Citizen News says to shut: Reuters
January 3, 2022

Hong Kong independent online news portal Citizen News said on Sunday it will cease operations from Tuesday in the face of what it described as a deteriorating media environment in the Chinese-ruled city and to ensure the safety of its staff. Click here to read...

Vietnam urges China to urgently reopen border gates as trade stalls: Reuters
January 2, 2022

Vietnam's trade ministry asked China's Guangxi authorities to take urgent measures to ease congestion at border crossings after China stepped up its border controls with neighbours to follow zero COVID-19 policies, state media reported. Click here to read...

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