China: Daily Scan, August 16, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
China's State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet
August 10, 2022

The State Council, China's cabinet, announced the appointment and removal of officials on Wednesday. Zhang Xingwang was appointed vice minister of agriculture and rural affairs.
Huang Guo was named deputy commissioner of the National Medical Products Administration, replacing Chen Shifei.Click here to read...

Xi let missiles fall in Japan EEZ during Taiwan drills: Kyodo
August 11, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping decided himself to let ballistic missiles launched by the military during recent large-scale drills near Taiwan fall in Japan's exclusive economic zone to deter Tokyo's interference in any cross-strait contingency, according to sources close to the matter.Click here to read...

Panchen Rinpoche performs duties at Tibet branch of Buddhist Association of China: Xinhuanet
August 11, 2022

Panchen Erdeni Chos-kyi rGyal-po had performed his daily duties as president of the Tibet branch of the Buddhist Association of China in Lhasa since mid-May. Panchen Erdeni Chos-kyi rGyal-po is a member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and vice president of the Buddhist Association of China.Click here to read...

Chinese FM holds talks with Nepalese counterpart: Xinhuanet
August 11, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks on Wednesday with visiting Nepali Foreign Minister Narayan Khadka in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province.Click here to read...

Xi calls on int'l community to build development partnership: Xinhuanet
August 12, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the international community to gather consensus on promoting development, create an enabling environment and foster new driving forces for global development to jointly work for a global development partnership.Click here to read...

South Korea and China clash over US missile shield: Taipei Times
August 12, 2022

China and South Korea yesterday clashed over a US missile defense shield, threatening to undermine efforts by the new government in Seoul to overcome long-standing security differences.Click here to read...

China outranks US in key science publishing: China Daily
August 13, 2022

For the first time, China has overtaken the United States as the world's leader in both the quantity and quality of scientific papers published from 2018 to 2020, according to an annual report published by an institution affiliated with Japan's science and technology ministry.Click here to read...

5 officials in SW China's Xizang removed for not fully implementing epidemic prevention measures: Global Times
August 13, 2022

Five officials in the city of Xigaze in Southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region have been removed from office for not fully implementing epidemic prevention measures, the city authorities announced on Friday. The city has extended city-wide management measures amid this flare-up, with 39 confirmed cases detected so far.Click here to read...

Daily COVID-19 cases across 17 provincial-level regions surpass 2,000: Global Times
August 14, 2022

China grappled with fresh COVID-19 flare-ups with daily cases across 17 provincial-level regions surpassing an unprecedented 2,000 on Sunday, with a high level of virus transmission notably coming from three major tourist destinations - Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region and South China's Hainan Province.Click here to read...

Silk Road int'l expo pushes for deeper Belt and Road cooperation: Xinhuanet
August 14, 2022

The Sixth Silk Road International Exposition opened Sunday in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, with deeper Belt and Road cooperation high on the agenda. With a theme of strengthening interconnectivity and integration for common progress, shared benefits and win-win results, the expo has attracted participants from over 70 countries and regions, including the Republic of Korea, Thailand, and Singapore. Uzbekistan serves as the guest country of honor.Click here to read...

India called on to honor one-China principle, as Chinese ambassador sees 'positive impetus' in ties: Global Times
August 14, 2022

The Chinese Ambassador to India reportedly said Saturday that India-China ties are "seeing a positive impetus" and called on India to stick to the one-China principle after Indian External Affairs Ministry made its first public comment over US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's provocative visit to the island of Taiwan. Click here to read...

Chinese police vow to prioritise crackdown on sex crimes against underage victims: South China Morning Post
August 14, 2022

Chinese police have vowed to prioritise cases involving underage victims as part of an ongoing crackdown on sexual assaults. On Sunday the Ministry of Public Security announced that it had started the second phase of a 100-day campaign that began in June as the authorities tightened their control over society ahead of a major leadership reshuffle later this year.Click here to read...

Chinese police vow to prioritise crackdown on sex crimes against underage victims: South China Morning Post
August 14, 2022

Chinese police have vowed to prioritise cases involving underage victims as part of an ongoing crackdown on sexual assaults. On Sunday the Ministry of Public Security announced that it had started the second phase of a 100-day campaign that began in June as the authorities tightened their control over society ahead of a major leadership reshuffle later this year.Click here to read...

Rivers in multiple provinces dry up due to high temperatures, less rain: Global Times
August 15, 2022

Rivers in multiple provinces and regions across China have dried up due to persistent high temperatures and far below average amounts of rainfall, resulting in drought in many parts of the nation. Data from China's Water Resources Ministry shows that the water supply of 830,000 people in six provinces and regions has been affected.Click here to read...

COVID-19-stricken Hainan in South China punishes 6 officials for dereliction of duty in fighting epidemic: Global Times
August 15, 2022

South China's Hainan Province announced to punish six officials late Sunday for inaction and lack of responsibility when handling the recent local COVID-19 outbreak. As the entire province is devoted to the battle against COVID-19, the provincial disciplinary department said some officials were derelict in their duty and failed to take responsibility, a notice released by the disciplinary department reads.Click here to read...

Kissinger warns Biden administration against changing Taiwan status quo: Global Times
August 15, 2022

Henry Kissinger, the veteran US diplomat, sent out a fresh warning to the Biden administration amid rising tensions in the Taiwan Straits, saying he sees today's world as verging on a dangerous disequilibrium and calling careful actions. Yet the White House continued shifting the blame to China over the consequences of the provocative trip of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan island, ignoring the growing voices of far-sighted politicians and observers in the US who opposed the trip. Chinese experts believe that today's US government, which lacks political wisdom and strategic insight, is becoming a great uncertainty to the world. Click here to read...

Chinese foreign minister meets Geneva envoys from Asian, African developing countries: Xinhuanet
August 15, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday met via video link with visiting diplomatic envoys of developing countries from Asia and Africa to the UN Office at Geneva.Click here to read...

PLA conducts joint combat-readiness security patrol, combat drills around Taiwan Island: China Military
August 15, 2022

Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), said that the PLA Eastern Theater Command organized joint combat-readiness security patrol and combat training exercise involving troops of multiple services and arms in waters and airspace around Taiwan Island on Monday.Click here to read...

Sichuan cuts industrial power to support residents: China Daily
August 15, 2022

After days of unusually high temperatures, people in different parts of Sichuan province are complaining that they cannot make do without air-conditioners, which triggered a power supply restriction for industry.Click here to read...

More Chinese state-owned companies expected to delist from US stock exchanges as accounting spat continues: South China Morning Post
August 16, 2022

More state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are expected to delist from the US capital markets, deepening an exodus arising from a regulatory impasse between Beijing and Washington.
The voluntary delisting of five SOEs – the oil giants Sinopec, its entity Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical and PetroChina, China Life Insurance and Aluminum Corporation of China – from the New York Stock Exchange could pave the way for further exits, according to analysts.Click here to read...

China sanctions seven Taiwanese 'independence diehard' officials: Reuters
August 16, 2022

China imposed sanctions on Tuesday on seven Taiwanese officials and lawmakers it accused of being "independence diehards", including banning them from entering, in its latest angry reproach of the democratically governed island.Click here to read...

China issues action plan to boost enterprise innovation: Xinhuanet
August 16, 2022

Chinese authorities on Monday released an action plan to stimulate the technology-innovation capacity of enterprises. Jointly issued by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Finance, the 2022-2023 action plan specifies supportive measures in 10 areas, including establishing a mechanism for enterprises to participate in the country's sci-tech innovation decision-making on a regular basis.Click here to read...

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