China: Daily Scan, June 13, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Xi calls for creating a new chapter in Sichuan's development: Xinhuanet
June 10, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made an inspection tour of southwest China's Sichuan Province. Xi stressed resolute implementation of the decisions and plans of the CPC Central Committee, carrying forward the great founding spirit of the Party, and being firm in the general principle of pursuing progress while ensuring stability. Click here to read...

Senior CPC official underscores studying, implementing Xi Thought: Xinhuanet
June 10, 2022

Huang Kunming, a senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official, on Friday underscored the necessity of studying and implementing Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era. Click here to read...

Chinese, U.S. defense chiefs agree to enhance strategic mutual trust, properly manage differences: Xinhuanet
June 10, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin agreed on Friday to enhance strategic mutual trust and properly manage differences between the militaries of the two countries. Click here to read...

Major water transfer project to start construction in China: Xinhuanet
June 10, 2022

The construction of a project to channel water from China's Yangtze River to the Hanjiang River will start by the end of this month, the Ministry of Water Resources said on Friday. With a total investment of 59.8 billion yuan (about 8.93 billion U.S. dollars), the project is a supplement to the middle route of the country's South-to-North Water Diversion Project. Click here to read...

Tycoon sentenced to death with reprieve for bribery: China Daily
June 10, 2022

Yun Gongmin, a former tycoon in China's electricity industry, was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for accepting more than 468 million yuan ($70.2 million) in bribes, a court in Northeast China's Jilin province ruled on Thursday. Click here to read...

Drug negotiations saved Chinese patients billions: China Daily
June 10, 2022

The National Healthcare Security Administration said recently that Chinese patients saved nearly 150 billion yuan ($22.4 billion) in costs last year as a result of its price negotiation program with drug manufacturers and reimbursement through national medical security funds. Click here to read...

Yangquan in N China's Shanxi shifts to green development through burgeoning automated driving industry: People’s Daily
June 10, 2022

Once having thrived on its local coal industry, Yangquan city, in north China's Shanxi Province, has successfully blazed a new trail in the automated driving industry. Since 2012, the city has shifted to a green development path, and has become China's first city to carry out autonomous driving in all of its administrative areas, having meanwhile served as a pilot city for the application of the Internet of Things in China. Click here to read...

U.S., China defense chiefs trade barbs over Taiwan situation: Kyodo
June 10, 2022

U.S. and Chinese defense chiefs on Friday traded barbs over the situation surrounding self-ruled democratic Taiwan on the fringes of a key security meeting in Asia, with both sides warning against actions that they view as destabilizing. Click here to read...

Tesla cancels three June online hiring events for China: Reuters
June 10, 2022

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has cancelled three online recruitment events for China scheduled this month, the latest development after Chief Executive Elon Musk threatened job cuts at the electric car maker, saying it was "overstaffed" in some areas. Click here to read...

U.S., China defense chiefs trade barbs over Taiwan situation: Kyodo
June 10, 2022

U.S. and Chinese defense chiefs on Friday traded barbs over the situation surrounding self-ruled democratic Taiwan on the fringes of a key security meeting in Asia, with both sides warning against actions that they view as destabilizing. Click here to read...

Chinese local governments speed up implementation of policy to stabilize economy in crucial quarter: Global Times

June 11, 2022

Senior leaders of several Chinese provinces have recently made field trips to coordinate on the solution to problems encountered by the local economy, the latest efforts by China’s local authorities to promote the implementation of various policies and measures aimed at stabilizing the economy. Click here to read...

Beijing warns of 'explosive' COVID outbreak, Shanghai conducts mass testing: Reuters

June 11, 2022

China's capital Beijing is experiencing an "explosive" COVID-19 outbreak connected to a bar, a government spokesman said on Saturday, as the commercial hub, Shanghai,conducted mass testing to contain a jump in cases tied to a hair salon. Click here to read...

Chinese fighter crash kills civilian: Taipei Times

June 11, 2022

A Chinese air force jet crashed into houses during a training mission in central China, killing one person on the ground and injuring two others, state media said. The report was unusual because China generally keeps military accidents under wraps or emphasizes the heroic role of the pilot in avoiding casualties on the ground. Click here to read...

Chinese local governments speed up implementation of policy to stabilize economy in crucial quarter: Global Times

June 11, 2022

Senior leaders of several Chinese provinces have recently made field trips to coordinate on the solution to problems encountered by the local economy, the latest efforts by China’s local authorities to promote the implementation of various policies and measures aimed at stabilizing the economy. Click here to read...

China's Xiamen to build 5G-powered telemedicine platform for eye diseases: Xinhuanet

June 12, 2022

Xiamen, a coastal city in east China's Fujian Province, will build a 5G-based telemedicine platform for eye diseases, as part of its efforts to promote smart medicine and health. Approved by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the project is one of the "5G plus medical and health" application pilot projects in the country. Click here to read...

Senior military officials of China, Pakistan advocate more coordination and cooperation: China Military

June 12, 2022

Vice Chairman of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) General Zhang Youxia met with the visiting Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Qingdao, capital city of east China's Shandong province, on the morning of June 12, 2022. Click here to read...

China bears no responsibility for border conflicts with India: Chinese Defense Minister: Global Times

June 12, 2022

The merits of the China-India border conflicts are very clear, and the responsibility does not lie with China, said China's State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe at the International Institute for Strategic Studies' 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on Sunday morning. Click here to read...

China bids to strengthen vocational education amid a new wave of industrial transformation: Global Times

June 12, 2022
China has ramped up efforts to promote the development of its vocational education system, aiming to expand the nation's employment channels while cultivating more targeted talent for emerging high-tech industries, which is in line with the country's economic transformationClick here to read...

Chinese defense minister elaborates China's Vision for Regional Order at 19th Shangri-La Dialogue: China Military

June 12, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe delivered a speech on “China's Vision for Regional Order” at the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on June 12, 2022. General Wei pointed out that the human society is undergoing multiple crises rarely seen in history, and the right course lies in maintaining and implementing multilateralism and promoting the establishment of a community with a shared future for mankind. Click here to read...

What’s fuelling China’s lithium rush in Zimbabwe? The long game on zero carbon: South China Morning Post

June 13, 2022

Zimbabwe holds Africa’s largest lithium reserves, the fifth-largest globally, with its province of Masvingo home to the Bikita mine – site of the world’s largest-known deposit of the metal at around 11 million tonnes. The resource, however, has remained largely untapped for decades due to a lack of investment. But the growing global demand for electric vehicles has seen Bikita and other Zimbabwean mines attract more Chinese companies in recent years, turning the southern African nation into China’s next frontier for the key EV battery component. Click here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 69 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet

June 13, 2022
The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 69 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 29 in Beijing, 27 in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and 11 in Shanghai, the National Health Commission said Monday. Click here to read...

Smart expressway in China makes travel more convenient, faster, safer: Quishi

June 13, 2022

Thanks to intelligent transformation, a section of the Beijing-Taipei expressway, a partially completed smart expressway that will connect Beijing and Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan, has seen its monthly average number of traffic accidents decrease by 40.9 percent from 66 to 39, and the average handling time of accidents drop from 28 minutes to 19 minutes, with the accident handling efficiency increasing by 32.1 percent. Click here to read...

Digital technology helps narrow regional divides: China Daily

June 13, 2022

The development of digital technology is expected to narrow the economic gap between eastern and western China, according to a new report on the digital countryside released by Peking University's New Rural Development Research Institute and AliResearch, the research arm of Alibaba Group. Click here to read...

China to fight at all costs for its sovereignty: China Daily

June 13, 2022

China will have no choice but to go to war and fight to the end if anyone dares to separate Taiwan from the motherland, said State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. Click here to read...

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