China: Daily Scan, December 01, 2021
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Wang Dongfeng elected Party chief of China's Hebei: Xinhuanet
November 30, 2021

Wang Dongfeng has been elected secretary of the Hebei Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Wang was elected to the post at the first plenary session of the 10th CPC Hebei Provincial Committee on MondayClick here to read...

Shi Taifeng elected Party chief of Inner Mongolia: Xinhuanet
November 30, 2021

Shi Taifeng has been elected secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Inner Mongolia Autonomous Regional Committee. The election was held during the first plenary session of the 11th CPC Inner Mongolia Autonomous Regional Committee on Tuesday. Click here to read...

Wang Junzheng elected Tibet's Party chief: Xinhuanet
November 30, 2021

Wang Junzheng has been elected secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Tibet Autonomous Regional Committee. The election took place during the first plenary session of the 10th CPC Tibet Autonomous Regional Committee on Tuesday. Click here to read...

State Council announces appointment, removal of officials: Xinhuanet
November 30, 2021

The State Council, China’s cabinet, on Tuesday announced the appointment and removal of several officials. Wang Zhiqing was appointed deputy secretary-general of the State Council, and no longer serves as vice minister of transport. Li Wentang was named a member of the academic affairs committee of the National Academy of Governance. Gao Yu was removed from the post of deputy secretary-general of the State Council. Click here to read...

China’s national political advisory body hears special committee work reports: Xinhuanet
November 30, 2021

China's top political advisor Wang Yang has urged the special committees under the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee to further improve their work to ensure the country's political advisory body better fulfills its role. Wang, who is a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, made the remarks while presiding over a meeting of the Chairpersons' Council of the CPPCC National Committee on Tuesday. Click here to read...

Chinese premier urges enhanced pragmatic cooperation with Russia: Xinhuanet
December 1, 2021

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday co-chaired the 26th regular meeting between Chinese and Russian heads of government with his Russian counterpart Mikhail Mishustin via video link, urging the two sides to further inspire cooperation potential and improve the level of bilateral cooperation. Li said the two nations are global partners that provide each other with development opportunities, and China attaches great importance to relations with Russia. In spite of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the two countries have witnessed new vitality in bilateral cooperation in all fields, Li added. Click here to read...

Xi announces supplying Africa with additional 1 bln COVID-19 vaccine doses, pledges to jointly implement nine programs: China Military
November 30, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday announced that China would provide an additional 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa and pledged to jointly implement nine programs on China-Africa future cooperation. Click here to read...

China's national political advisory body hears special committee work reports: People’s Daily
December 1, 2021

China's top political advisor Wang Yang has urged the special committees under the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee to further improve their work to ensure the country's political advisory body better fulfills its role. Click here to read...

Sinopec starts constructing mega-green hydrogen project in Xinjiang: People’s Daily
November 30, 2021

The China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group), the country's largest oil refiner, said on Tuesday that it started the construction of a 20,000 tonnes-per-year green hydrogen plant in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. With an investment of nearly 3 billion yuan (about 470 million U.S. dollars), the project in Kuqa City includes five parts, including photovoltaic power generation, power transformation, electrolytic hydrogen production, hydrogen storage, and hydrogen transportation. Click here to read...

HK students to receive values education with ‘Chinese culture as backbone’: Global Times
November 30, 2021

According to newly published guidelines for secondary and primary schools in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, students will receive an education in values aimed at instilling positive values and attitudes with Chinese culture as the backbone. The Education Bureau (EDB) of the HKSAR unveiled on Tuesday the Values Education Curriculum Framework (Pilot Version), prepared by the Standing Committee on Values Education under the Curriculum Development CouncilClick here to read...

China’s BeiDou in race with Nasa over laser communications in space: South China Morning Post
December 1, 2021

China has conducted a pioneering high-speed communication experiment using lasers, rather than the usual radio signals, between satellites in its BeiDou navigation system and ground stations on Earth. The method could allow a satellite to beam data to the ground at several gigabytes per second, rather than kilobytes at present, according to researchers involved. BeiDou’s fastest communication performance in the experiment remains classified. Click here to read...

Taiwanese tycoon ‘opposes independence’ after China fines firm US$74 million: South China Morning Post
November 30, 2021

The chairman of a Taiwanese conglomerate said on Tuesday he does not support independence from China after Beijing fined his company in an apparent warning to it and other businesses to toe the mainland’s line on its sovereignty claims. Beijing took aim last week at Taiwan’s Far Eastern Group, which has interests ranging from hotels to petrochemicals, for a series of problems, from tax to fire safety, with fines totalling 474 million yuan (US$74 million). Click here to read...

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