China: Daily Scan, March 02, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
China releases 5-year plan on elderly care: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

China has released a five-year plan on elderly care for the 2021-2025 period, aiming to boost the health of the country's aging population. According to the plan, over 78 percent of China's senior population has at least one chronic disease and the number of incapacitated elderly individuals continues to grow, calling for more relevant institutions, personnel, services and policies to meet the demand of the elderly. Click here to read...

Police chief of northeast China's Liaoning under investigation: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

Wang Dawei, vice governor of northeast China's Liaoning Province and head of the provincial public security department, is under investigation by the country's top anti-graft body for suspected severe violations of discipline and the law. Click here to read...

China to further optimize government services: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

China is looking to further optimize its government services, standardizing and normalizing these services and making them more convenient, according to a guideline released by the State Council. Click here to read...

China's top legislature has 2,951 lawmakers: Xinhuanet
February 28, 2022

The 13th National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, now has a total of 2,951 deputies, according to the NPC Standing Committee. The figure was made public Monday in an announcement issued by the NPC Standing Committee. Click here to read...

China issues revised regulations to protect underwater cultural relics: Xinhuanet
February 28, 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has signed a State Council decree to promulgate the revised regulations on the protection of underwater cultural relics. The regulations will take effect on April 1 and lay down requirements to strengthen the conservation and management of underwater cultural relics given new circumstances in recent years. Click here to read...

Xi stresses fostering world-class enterprises: Xinhuanet
February 28, 2022

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged efforts to speed up fostering world-class enterprises and strengthen the cultivation of talents in basic academic disciplines. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks while chairing the 24th meeting of the central commission for deepening overall reform. Click here to read...

Chinese, Ukrainian FMs hold phone talks over Ukrainian situation: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a phone conversation at request with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on Tuesday. Kuleba briefed Wang about the first round of Ukraine-Russia talks, saying that the end of the fighting is the top priority for Ukraine. Click here to read...

China issues report on U.S. human rights violations: Xinhuanet
February 28, 2022

China's State Council Information Office on Monday issued the Report on Human Rights Violations in the United States in 2021. The report said the human rights situation in the United States, which has notorious records, worsened in 2021. Its political manipulation led to a sharp surge in COVID-19 deaths while shooting deaths in the country hit a new record. Click here to read...

China pledges more efforts to stimulate consumption: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

China will continue to promote consumption with multiple measures in 2022 as the country faces downward pressure, the Ministry of Commerce said Tuesday. China's retail sales of consumer goods, a vital consumption indicator, posted only a 1.7-percent growth year on year in December 2021 as the whole year's retail sales rose 12.5 percent, indicating a pressure of demand contraction, Commerce Minister Wang Wentao told a press conference. Click here to read...

China launches campaign against women, child trafficking: Xinhuanet
March 2, 2022

China's Ministry of Public Security has decided to launch a 10-month special operation to crack down on abduction and trafficking of women and children starting from March 1 amid efforts to better protect these groups. Click here to read...

Over 7,800 arrested for IPR infringement in China in 2021: Xinhuanet
March 1, 2022

Chinese prosecutors approved the arrest of 7,835 people in 2021 for suspected violations of intellectual property rights (IPR), up 9.2 percent year on year, statistics from the top procuratorate show. Click here to read...

Civil affairs minister appointed: China Daily
March 1, 2022

Tang Dengjie, 57, a former vice-minister of the National Development and Reform Commission, was appointed minister of civil affairs by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, on Monday. He has previously held posts in companies and politics. Click here to read...

SPP document calls for strengthened IPR: China Daily
March 2, 2022

Given the vital role that business secrets play in economic development, a document on strengthening the protection of intellectual property rights issued by the Supreme People's Procuratorate on Tuesday called for greater efforts to crack down on crimes involving intellectual property theft, inducement, fraud, coercion, electronic intrusion or other improper means, as well as stealing, spying, buying and illegally providing commercial secrets to overseas institutions, organizations and individuals. Click here to read...

Transport infrastructure to expand: China Daily
March 1, 2022

Li Xiaopeng (second left), minister of transport, attends a news conference on improving the nation's transport system in Beijing on Monday. CHINA DAILY
China will carry out further infrastructure construction in the transport sector this year, extending the networks of railways, freeways and waterways, as well as building more airports, Transport Minister Li Xiaopeng said. Click here to read...

US NSA launches cyberattacks against China for a decade, making citizens’ privacy ‘run naked’: Global Times
March 2, 2022

The US' National Security Agency (NSA) has been launching cyberattacks against 47 countries and regions for a decade, with China's government departments, high-tech companies and military-related institutes among the key targets, the Global Times learned from a report published by the Internet Security Company 360 on Wednesday. Click here to read...

China launches one of the largest Chinese citizens evacuations in Ukraine: Global Times
March 1, 2022

In one of the largest Chinese citizen evacuations in history, the Chinese embassy in Ukraine has already arranged the departure of some 2,300 fellow citizens from the country in just two days. The vast majority of the evacuees, about 2,200, traveled in buses escorted by embassy staff and local police forces to ensure a safe and quick exit to neighboring countries, with the rest going by trClick here to read...

World's first LNG dual-fuel VLCC delivered in Northeast China’s Dalian: Global Times
March 1, 2022

The world's first LNG dual-fuel very large crude carrier (VLCC) 'Yuan Rui Yang', manufactured by China State Shipping Corporation (CSSC), has been delivered in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Monday, marking a milestone in China taking a lead in applying green, environmentally friendly and energy-saving technologies within the industry. Click here to read...

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