China: Daily Scan, March 25, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
China ready to help Afghanistan achieve true independence, self-development: :Xinhuanet
March 25, 2022

Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Thursday that China is ready to help Afghanistan achieve true independence and self-development. During a meeting with Amir Khan Muttaqi, acting foreign minister of the Afghan Taliban's caretaker government, Wang said China respects Afghanistan's independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, respects the independent choice made by the Afghan people, and respects Afghanistan's religious beliefs and national customs. Click here to read...

China denounces U.S.'s "prior knowledge" claim of Russian military operation in Ukraine: Xinhuanet
March 25, 2022

A Chinese military spokesperson Thursday denounced the claim that China had prior knowledge of Russia's military operation in Ukraine as disinformation. The spread of such disinformation by the United States is intended to shirk responsibility and smear China, said Wu Qian, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense. Click here to read...

Chinese FM meets Pakistani chief of army staff on ties, int'l issues: Xinhuanet
March 24, 2022

Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Wednesday met with Pakistani Chief of Army Staff Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa and the two had friendly and in-depth discussions on the relations between China and Pakistan as well as the regional and international issues. Click here to read...

China to up financial support for rural vitalization : Xinhuanet
March 24, 2022

China will continue to guide banks and insurers to optimize financial services to advance rural vitalization, the country's top banking and insurance regulator has said. Financial input to ensure the supply of grains and important agriculture products in 2022 should be prioritized, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission said, pledging to step up financial support for rural industries and new types of rural business entities. Click here to read...

China to boost employment of people emerging from poverty: Xinhuanet
March 24, 2022

China will step up efforts this year to stabilize employment of people who have been lifted out of poverty, as part of the work to consolidate the achievements made in poverty alleviation, according to a circular. Click here to read...

China Eastern Airlines grounds 223 Boeing 737-800 aircraft: Xinhuanet
March 24, 2022

China Eastern Airlines and its subsidiaries have temporarily grounded 223 Boeing 737-800 aircraft after one such plane with 132 people on board crashed earlier this week in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, an airline official said Thursday. Click here to read...

Former senior political advisor of Yunnan under probe: Xinhuanet
March 24, 2022

Huang Yi, a former senior political advisor of southwest China's Yunnan Province is under investigation by the country's top anti-graft body for suspected severe violations of disciplines and laws. Click here to read...

China orders nationwide safety inspections in all sectors: Xinhuanet
March 24, 2022

Chinese authorities have ordered comprehensive safety inspections in all fields and industries nationwide following a passenger plane crash earlier this week.

Immediate identifications of safety hazards should be carried out in the civil aviation sector, and all problems should be rectified timely, said a circular jointly released by the Office of the Work Safety Commission under the State Council and the Ministry of Emergency Management. Click here to read...

J-10CE fighter jets debut in Pakistan Day Parade :China Military
March 24, 2022

In the annual parade held in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, to celebrate the 82nd Pakistan Day on March 23, the newly inducted Chinese J-10CE fighter jets made a debut. Five J-10CE fighter jets participated in the military parade. Two of them formed a three-aircraft formation with another F-16 jet, leading the entire flight echelon. The other three J-10CE fighter jets appeared in the eighth echelon. In addition to the J-10CE, the JF-17 and J-7PG fighter jets also flew over the parade ground for review. Click here to read...

Official in Shandong removed from post over improper behavior: Global Times
March 25, 2022

A grassroots official in Pingdu, East China’s Shandong Province, has been removed from her post for improper behavior in resolving a petitioning case, authorities announced Wednesday. Wang Li, the former Party chief of Yunshan township of Pingdu, was reportedly caught threatening petitioners in a recording that went viral online. But the case reflects the complexity of China’s grassroots governance, as the petitioners were not entirely victims in the case and they appeared to be seeking economic gain from the local government. Click here to read...

China's top anti-corruption agency to keep close watch on virtual currency mining: Global Times
March 24, 2022

China's top anti-corruption agency has vowed to be vigilant toward virtual currency mining in order to achieve carbon neutrality. The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) will watch closely for any misconduct or corrupt activity associated with virtual currency mining and punish the violations strictly according to rules and regulations, the commission announced on its official website on Thursday. Click here to read...

Shanghai registers highest daily tally of asymptomatic cases in Chinese mainland: Global Times
March 24, 2022

Shanghai reported 979 asymptomatic COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, the highest daily number in the Chinese mainland. With the gradual adoption of an updated COVID-19 playbook and targeted nucleic acid testing scheme, the city is rushing to get ahead of the virus, through screening, testing and quarantining silent carriers. Click here to read...

US Navy deploys 3 spy ships near China at once ‘in support of submarine warfare’: Global Times
March 24, 2022

The US Navy has reportedly deployed three spy ships simultaneously to sensitive waters near China over the past week in a provocative move experts said on Thursday aims to boost its submarine and anti-submarine warfare capabilities against the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), after the US "acknowledged its shortcomings" with last year's undersea collision of the USS Connecticut nuclear-powered attack submarine in the South China Sea. Click here to read...

Young people leaving digital assets in wills: China Daily
March 25, 2022

More young people have been preparing wills, and they're including a number of digital assets that previous generations wouldn't have considered. According to a white paper released recently by the China Will Registration Center, more than 1,200 people born in the '90s have registered wills with the center, with 553 doing so last year, 80 percent more than in 2020. Click here to read...

Xinjiang attracts investment projects with optimized business environment: China Daily

March 24, 2022

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has signed more than 460 investment projects so far this year, worth more than 190 billion yuan (about $30 billion), according to the regional department of commerce. Click here to read...

China issues roadmap for high-quality development of iron and steel industry: People’s Daily
March 25, 2022

Chinese authorities issued a guideline on promoting the high-quality development of the iron and steel industry, which specified that China’s iron and steel industry aims to basically form a high-quality development pattern featuring reasonable layout and structure, stable supply of resources, advanced technical equipment, high quality products and outstanding brands, high level of intelligentization, strong global competitiveness, as well as green, low-carbon, and sustainable development by 2025. Click here to read...

QR code helps rural residents gain clear understanding of government policies: People’s Daily
March 25, 2022

By scanning a QR code with mobile phone, Shen Jihong, a resident in Xiaoli village, Liangma township, Anze county, Linfen city, north China’s Shanxi province, can check basic information, engagement in industries, income details, contact officials in charge of poverty elimination and other kinds of important information and government policies. Click here to read...

Chinese foreign minister on first India visit since 2020 clash: Reuters
March 25, 2022

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet his Indian counterpart in New Delhi on Friday, India's foreign ministry said, after he arrived in the capital on the first visit by a top Chinese official since border clashes in 2020. Click here to read...

Beijing autoshow postponed due to COVID surge in China: Reuters
March 25, 2022

Organisers of the Beijing autoshow, which was scheduled to be held in late April, have postponed the event due to a recent flare up of COVID-19 cases in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Click here to read...

China unlikely to attack in fall, says NSB: Taipei Times
March 25, 2022

It is “highly unlikely” that China would invade Taiwan this autumn, National Security Bureau (NSB) Director-General Chen Ming-tong told lawmakers yesterday, amid reports of a leaked Russian intelligence document suggesting that Chinese President Xi Jinping is considering doing so. Click here to read...

Funerals held for PLA pilots and crew killed in South China Sea crash: South China Morning Post
March 25, 2022

Funerals have been held for at least seven People’s Liberation Army pilots and crew who died when a warplane crashed in the South China Sea early this month, according to official reports. The Chinese military has not confirmed the crash, which is believed to have happened southwest of Sanya in Hainan province on March 1. Click here to read...

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