China Daily Digest February 21, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Xi Jinping on upholding Party leadership: Xinhuanet
February 19, 2022

In summarizing the essence of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the latest resolution of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on the history of the Party, adopted at the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the CPC on November 11, 2021, specifies 10 key points, with "the leadership of the Party" listed on the top. Click here to read...

Xi Jinping on developing socialism with Chinese characteristics: Xinhuanet
February 20, 2022

Upholding and developing socialism with Chinese characteristics represents a key point of the essence of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era. "The overarching task of upholding and developing socialism with Chinese characteristics is to realize socialist modernization and national rejuvenation," says the latest resolution of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on the Party's history. Click here to read...

China opposes U.S. releasing irresponsible IPR report, says commerce ministry: Xinhuanet
February 19, 2022

The United States labeling some Chinese enterprises and markets as so-called "notorious markets" in its recent report is neither responsible nor objective, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Friday. Click here to read...

China's revised Patent Law introduces open licensing system to promote use of idle patents: Quishi
February 18, 2022

Thanks to a new amendment to China's Patent Law that entered into force on June 1, 2021, patents in the country that have lain idle can be put into actual use easier. Wu Zhenyu, a professor with the School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, is one of the patent owners who have benefited from the new amendment, which introduces an open licensing system to facilitate the utilization of patents. Click here to read...

3,000 'little giants' to make industrial sector more resilient, innovative: Quishi
February 21, 2022

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China's top industry regulator, said it aims to cultivate 3,000 "little giant "companies this year, which will help enhance the resilience of industrial chains and boost the innovation and vitality of the industrial economy. Click here to read...

NDRC to promote common prosperity: Quishi
February 21, 2022

China will take solid steps to promote common prosperity as part of the country's larger drive to improve well-being and deal with imbalances in development, the country's top economic regulator said on Thursday. Click here to read...

China issues plan to bolster services, support for veterans: People’s Daily
February 19, 2022

China has issued a plan to further bolster the high-quality development of services and support for retired servicemen during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025). The main objectives are to raise the capability of better providing assistance, working opportunities, pensions and preferential treatment for veterans, while better protecting their rights, interests and dignity, said the plan jointly issued by the general offices of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission. Click here to read...

96 sci-tech journals from China rank among top quartile globally: People’s Daily
February 19, 2022

A growing number of sci-tech journals from China have improved their international rankings since the country launched a plan to boost the quality of its home-grown journals, with 96 of them ranking among the top quartile globally by subject, Science and Technology Daily reported Friday. Click here to read...

Former general manager of Chinese telecom giant under investigation: China Daily
February 18, 2022

Li Guohua, former general manager of the Chinese telecom giant China Unicom, is being investigated for suspected severe violations of Party discipline and laws, China's top anti-graft authority said in a statement on Friday. Click here to read...

HKSAR postpones Chief Executive Election to May, prepares for mass nucleic tests: Global Times
February 18, 2022

By citing the Emergency Regulations Ordinance, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Executive Council agreed to postpone the Chief Executive Election, which was originally scheduled for March 27, to May 8 as the Chinese city fights the COVID-19 outbreak, Carrie Lam, chief executive of the HKSAR government, announced on Friday. Click here to read...

Xi sends congratulatory letter to CPC-Sri Lankan parties conference on bilateral ties: Global Times
February 18, 2022

At the conference held by the Communist Party of China and major government and opposition political parties in Sri Lanka to celebrate the 65th anniversary of China-Sri Lanka diplomatic ties and the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Rubber-Rice Pact, both sides reviewed the history of China-Sri Lanka relations and expressed their positive future expectations for bilateral relations. Representatives of the Sri Lankan political parties said that China's selfless assistance to Sri Lanka in difficult times and efforts to safeguard Sri Lanka's interests on the global stage have strengthened China-Sri Lanka relations. Click here to read...

Pakistan's acquisition of Chinese J-10C fighter jets significant for both sides: Global Times
February 20, 2022

After alleged images of the J-10C fighter jet with the marking of the Pakistan Air Force recently emerged on social media and were widely circulated by media outlets, Chinese analysts on Sunday lauded the latest defense cooperation between China and Pakistan, saying that the move yields great significance to both countries, in terms of boosting combat capabilities of the Pakistan military, promoting China's aviation equipment, and responding to both countries' security interests in the region.Click here to read...

CNOOC begins construction of 6 largest LNG storage tanks in the world: Global Times
February 21, 2022

China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) has started to construct the world's largest liquefied natural gas or LNG storage tanks in Yancheng Binhai Port Industrial Park in East China's Jiangsu province. Click here to read...

China moves to boost digital sector growth in less developed provinces: Global Times
February 20, 2022

Chinese tech giants like Tencent and Alibaba are planning to build more data centers in western regions in the country, after the central government launched a project nicknamed "eastern data western calculation" to store and process more digital data in China's western provinces. Click here to read...

To support births, Chinese capital Beijing adds fertility services to insurance coverage: Reuters
February 21, 2022

Beijing will include more than a dozen fertility services in a government-backed medical insurance scheme for the Chinese capital, state media reported on Monday, supporting those seeking to have babies with China's birth rate at a record low. Click here to read...

China watchdog to emphasise prevention, resolution of bond default risks: Reuters
February 19, 2022

China's securities regulator will put more emphasis on preventing and resolving bond default risks, and will deepen bond issuance reforms and strengthen regulation, a summary of a meeting posted on its website said on Saturday. Click here to read...

Australian leader slates China navy over laser incident: Taipei Times
February 21, 2022

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison accused Beijing of an “act of intimidation” after a Chinese navy vessel directed a laser at an Australian military surveillance aircraft last week. A P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft was illuminated on Thursday while flying over Australia’s northern approaches by a laser from a People’s Liberation Army-Navy vessel, endangering lives, the defence department said. Click here to read...

China charges former journalist Luo Changping over ‘insults’ about Korean war movie soldiers: South China Morning Post
February 19, 2022

Chinese authorities have charged a former investigative journalist over comments about a military-themed blockbuster movie, accusing him of defaming Chinese soldiers from the Korean war. Click here to read...

China signals more government support to stabilise economy, with a wary eye on debt ratio: South China Morning Post
February 18, 2022

China will expand government spending to offset economic pressures, but the deficit ratio needs to be set at an “appropriate” level, finance minister Liu Kun said on Friday. Beijing must “shoulder the responsibility” for stabilising the economy, Liu wrote in an article for the Party-run People’s Daily. Click here to read...

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