China: Daily Scan, July 26, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Sri Lanka asks China for help with trade, investment and tourism: Reuters
July 25, 2022

Sri Lanka has asked China to help with trade, investment and tourism to help it grow sustainably, Colombo's envoy to Beijing said on Monday as it negotiates for an emergency $4 billion package to help it emerge from an economic meltdown. Click here to read...

Chinese FM stresses peace, stability in South China Sea for regional development: Xinhuanet
July 25, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Monday that peace and stability in the South China Sea are important prerequisites for regional development. Wang made the remarks when addressing the opening ceremony of a seminar commemorating the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) by video. Click here to read...

China's expressway network links 95 pct of population: Xinhuanet
July 25, 2022

China has made solid progress in building a national road network to improve inter-area transport layout and increase traffic capacity, with its expressways linking about 95 percent of the population, official data showed. Click here to read...

Shaoyang University Party chief removed following overseas doctorate candidates hire controversy: Global Times

July 25, 2022

The Party secretary of Shaoyang University in Central China's Hunan Province was removed from office and the university was required to make corrections, Hunan provincial education authorities announced on Sunday. The move is in response to the controversy after it was revealed the school spent 18 million yuan ($2.67 million) hiring 23 employees with doctorate degrees from a university in the Philippines, triggering netizens' query over the legality of the practice and the value of the doctorate degrees. Click here to read...

Sense of security among Chinese people reaches 98.62% in 2021: Ministry of Public Security: Global Times
July 25, 2022

The sense of security among Chinese people increased to 98.62 percent in 2021, the highest level over the past decade and China is widely regarded by the international community as one of the safest countries in the world, the Ministry of Public Security stated on Monday. Click here to read...

Chinese authorities ramp up financial support for culture, tourism industries: Global Times
July 25, 2022

China’s central bank and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism on Monday jointly released a notice about enhancing financial support for culture and tourism industries, including expanding financing measures and lowering the financing costs for companies, so as to boost the recovery of this COVID-battered sector. Click here to read...

Chinese vice premier attends inaugural meeting of China Mineral Resources Group: Xinhuanet
July 26, 2022

Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng attended the inaugural meeting of China Mineral Resources Group Ltd. in Beijing on Monday. Han, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, unveiled the nameplate of the company at the meeting. Click here to read...

Chinese defense minister urges enhanced China-Africa peace, security cooperation: Xinhuanet
July 26, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe has called for enhancing China-Africa peace and security cooperation at the ministerial meeting of the second China-Africa Peace and Security Forum held via video link Monday. Click here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 98 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
July 26, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 98 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 37 in Gansu, 32 in Guangxi and 16 in Sichuan, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Altogether 770 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in 13 provincial-level regions on Monday. Click here to read...

China planning more digital advances: Qiushi
July 26, 2022

China will leverage digital technologies to further upgrade industrial production, people's lifestyles and governance as part of its broader push to seize new opportunities and respond to new challenges in the next wave of digitalization, officials and experts said. Click here to read...

Digital service, production flourish across China: Qiushi
July 26, 2022

A man visits a digital experience center in a warehouse in Beijing, and a digital figure appears on the screen. The figure mimics his every movement, and it can even dance with him. Click here to read...

Xi extends congratulations to new Indian president: China Military
July 26, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a congratulatory message to Droupadi Murmu on her assuming office as the president of the Republic of India. In his message, Xi pointed out that China and India are important neighbors of each other, and that a healthy and stable China-India relationship is in line with the fundamental interests of the two countries and their people, as well as conducive to peace, stability and development in the region and across the world. Click here to read...

Temples urged to check tablets: China Daily
July 26, 2022

Many Buddhist associations across China have demanded temples check their memorial tablets after a temple in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, was found to have had tablets commemorating Japanese war criminals for about four years. Click here to read...

UN chief appoints Li Junhua of China as next under-secretary-general for economic, social affairs: Global Times
July 26, 2022

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday appointed Li Junhua of China as the next under-secretary-general for economic and social affairs. Li, who is currently ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of China to Italy and San Marino, will succeed Liu Zhenmin of China, to whom the secretary-general is grateful for his commitment and dedicated service to the world body, according to a statement issued by the secretary-general's office. Click here to read...

China’s Xizang doubles efforts to protect glaciers, snow mountains in recent years: People’s Daily
July 26, 2022

In recent years, southwest China’s Xizang Autonomous Region has stepped up efforts to protect glaciers and snow mountains and improve the management of these resources. It has also carried out scientific studies on the unique geographical environment of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau to make the conservation of the plateau more scientific. Click here to read...

Ant Group executives left Alibaba Partnership after China crackdown: Reuters
July 26, 2022

Ant Group executives are no longer part of Alibaba Partnership, a body that can nominate the majority of the e-commerce giant's board, Alibaba's annual report released on Tuesday showed, as the pair decouple after Beijing's sweeping regulatory crackdown. Click here to read...

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