China: Daily Scan, September 17, 2021
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Senior CPC official calls for strengthened ethnic and religion works: Xinhuanet
September 16, 2021

A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official, You Quan, has stressed the full and accurate implementation of the Party's ethnic and religious policies to cement national unity and promote religious harmony. You, a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and head of the United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks during an inspection tour to northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region from Tuesday to Thursday.
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China to press ahead with smart taxation system: People’s Daily
September 17, 2021

China will unswervingly advance the digitalization of tax administration in the country, an official said on Wednesday. Driven by developments in smart taxation, the automatic calculation of taxes is one step closer to reality, said Wang Jun, head of the State Taxation Administration, at a meeting of the heads of tax authorities of the BRICS countries, which concluded on Wednesday.

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President to take part in SCO summit: China Daily
September 17, 2021

With President Xi Jinping set to attend two key regional meetings on Friday, Beijing is expected to shore up unity among countries for better handling of the Afghanistan issue and to boost the influence of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, officials and experts said. On Friday, Xi will participate in the 21st Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO via video link in Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying announced on Thursday.
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Former Shanghai official's bribery trial concludes: China Daily
September 16, 2021

Former vice mayor of Shanghai and director of the Shanghai Public Security Bureau Gong Dao'an stood trial for bribery of allegedly 73.43 million yuan ($11.4 million) at the Tangshan City Intermediate People's Court in Hebei province on Thursday.
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Military base urged to better use, protect space assets: China Daily
September 17, 2021

President Xi Jinping called for improving management and protection of space-based assets as he inspected a military base in northwestern China's Shaanxi province on Wednesday. After listening to the base's work report, Xi, who is also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, said space assets are of national strategic importance so they must be well managed, utilized and protected.
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China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran must exert positive influence to stabilize situation in Afghanistan: Global Times
September 17, 2021

As important neighbors of Afghanistan and influential countries in the region, China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran need to strengthen communication and coordination, make unanimous voices, exert positive influence and play a constructive role in promoting the smooth transition of the situation in Afghanistan, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said with senior officials from Russia, Pakistan and Iran at an informal meeting on Afghanistan in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe on Thursday.
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Beijing slams South China Sea ‘provocation’ after turning away German warship: South China Morning Post
September 17, 2021

Beijing said other countries’ patrols in the South China Sea were “provoking incidents” and “creating contradictions” as it rejected a German warship’s port call request. In response to the German foreign ministry’s announcement that the frigate Bayern had been refused permission to visit Shanghai, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Thursday that “countries outside the region should respect regional countries’ efforts to maintain peace and stability, and play a constructive role”.
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Chinese workers at Samsung’s Ningbo shipyard rally for more coronavirus severance pay: South China Morning Post
September 16, 2021

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) announced the closure of its plant Ningbo in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang last week after allegedly agreeing to hand over its land to the local government for industrial renewal, sparking days of protests by laid-off workers seeking better severance pay.
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China slows game approvals: sources: Taipei Times
September 17, 2021

Chinese regulators are reviewing new games to determine whether they meet stricter criteria on content and protections for children, people familiar with the matter said, an effort that is likely to slow rollouts in the world’s largest mobile arena. China’s National Press and Publication Administration is reassessing titles submitted for approval by developers from Tencent Holdings Ltd to NetEase Inc to ensure they comply with fresh curbs on playing time and other anti-addiction safeguards unveiled last month, the people said.
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Investors brace for a great fall in China: Reuters
September 17, 2021

International investors that have been piling into China in recent years are now bracing for one of its great falls as the troubles of over-indebted property giant China Evergrande come to a head. The developer's (3333.HK) woes have been snowballing since May. Dwindling resources set against 2 trillion yuan ($305 billion) of liabilities have wiped nearly 80% off its stock and bond prices and an $80 million bond coupon payment now looms next week.
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