China: Daily Scan, August 04, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Spokesperson says protests in Taiwan against Pelosi's visit righteous acts: Xinhuanet
August 3, 2022

A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday expressed sincere appreciation of the protests staged by multiple political parties, groups and individuals in China's Taiwan region against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island. Click here to read...

China's State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet
August 3, 2022

The State Council, China's cabinet, announced the appointment and removal of several officials on Wednesday. Zhang Chunsheng was appointed vice minister of civil affairs, while Li Wentang was appointed provost of the National Academy of Governance (vice-minister level). Gao Zhidan replaced Gou Zhongwen as director of China's General Administration of Sport. Zhang Zuqiang replaced Yu Yong as deputy director of the China Meteorological Administration. Click here to read...

Chinese FM makes remarks on U.S. violation of China's sovereignty: Xinhuanet
August 3, 2022

In disregard of China's solemn representations, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi brazenly went ahead with her visit to China's Taiwan region, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. This move seriously violates the one-China principle, maliciously infringes on China's sovereignty and blatantly engages in political provocations, which has aroused strong indignation among the Chinese people and widespread opposition from the international community. Click here to read...

China strives to maintain momentum of economic growth, aiming for best possible results: Qiushi
August 3, 2022

After China managed to secure positive economic growth in the second quarter amid challenges from home and abroad, the country is striving to consolidate the growth momentum and aims for the best possible results in the second half of the year. Click here to read...

PLA continues exercises around Taiwan: China Daily
August 3, 2022

The People's Liberation Army's Eastern Theater Command has continued to carry out combat exercises around Taiwan on Wednesday, mobilizing some of the PLA's top hardware like the J-20 stealth fighter jet and the DF-17 medium-range hypersonic ballistic missile. Click here to read...

China punishes diehard 'Taiwan secessionists,' foundations and companies in accordance with law: Global Times
August 03, 2022

Chinese authorities announced Wednesday that a number of diehard "Taiwan secessionist" individuals, two funds, and multiple companies related to secessionist activities will be punished in accordance with the law, after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan island Tuesday night in disregard of stern warnings from China, a visit that has sent a wrong message to "Taiwan independence" forces and has escalated the tension across the Taiwan Straits. Click here to read...

Feasibility study of China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway project kicks off: Global Times
August 03, 2022

At Kyrgyzstan's invitation, Chinese experts arrived in the Central Asian country on Tuesday and started survey work for the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan railway, marking the start of the project's feasibility study, China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on its official WeChat account. Click here to read...

Philippines finds debris from controversial Chinese rocket: Kyodo
August 3, 2022

The Philippine Coast Guard said Wednesday it has retrieved debris from a Chinese rocket launched last month, over which the United States has criticized Beijing for not sharing its trajectory information. Click here to read...

Chinese netizens erupt in anger over Pelosi's Taiwan visit, shows 1.4b people's willpower, confidence in reunification: Global Times
August 03, 2022

Chinese social media has been engulfed with heated discussion and anger after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the island of Taiwan on late Tuesday despite repeated strong warnings from China. Experts said the huge attention and synchronous sentiment demonstrates the willpower and confidence of the nation's 1.4 billion people in national reunification. Click here to read...

Spokesperson of Chinese Embassy in India Counsellor Wang Xiaojian issued a solemn statement on Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region: Global Times
August 4, 2022

On 2 August, in disregard of China's strong opposition and serious representations, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visited China's Taiwan region. This is a serious violation of the one-China principle and the provisions of the three China-U.S. joint communiqués. It has a severe impact on the political foundation of China-U.S. relations, and seriously infringes upon China's sovereignty and territorial integrity. It gravely undermines peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, and sends a seriously wrong signal to the separatist forces for "Taiwan independence". China firmly condemns this. Click here to read...

Chinese Ambassador to India H.E. Sun Weidong Gave an Exclusive Interview to the Times of India on US House Speaker Pelosi’s Visit to China’s Taiwan Region: Global Times
August 4, 2022

On August 3, 2022, Chinese Ambassador to India H.E. Sun Weidong gave an exclusive interview to Sachin Parashar from The Times of India on US House Speaker Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region. The main content of the interview is as follows: Click here to read...

Highlights of Xi's speech at the Central Conference on United Front Work: People’s Daily
August 4, 2022

The Central Conference on United Front Work was held from July 29 to 30 in Beijing. President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, attended and delivered an important speech. Here are some highlights. Click here to read...

Southern Chinese tourism city Sanya imposes lockdown measures, restricts businesses: Reuters
August 4, 2022

The southern Chinese city of Sanya, a tourism hotspot, imposed lockdown measures from Thursday in most parts of the city, ordering residents to reduce their trips outside to shop for daily necessities to once every two days and confining some strictly to their homes. Click here to read...

Military touts readiness as Beijing issues threats: Taipei Times
August 4, 2022

The military is ready to counter “any actions that threaten national sovereignty,” Ministry of National Defense spokesman Major General Sun Li-fang said yesterday in response to China’s announcement of military drills near Taiwan. Click here to read...

PLA Eastern Theater Command conducts joint exercises around Taiwan Island: Xinhuanet
August 4, 2022

The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Wednesday organized joint combat training exercises in the northern, southwestern and southeastern waters and airspace off the Taiwan Island. Click here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 53 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 4, 2022

The Chinese mainland Wednesday reported 53 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 24 in Hainan and 10 in Inner Mongolia, according to the National Health Commission's report Thursday. A total of 241 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read...

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