China: Daily Scan, March 24, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta
Former Chinese leader He Luli cremated: Xinhuanet
March 23, 2022

He Luli, former leader of the Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang, was cremated in Beijing on Wednesday. She died in Beijing on March 19 at the age of 88. She once served two terms as vice chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and one term as vice chairwoman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Click here to read...

China's anti-graft chief stresses full-coverage inspections: Xinhuanet
March 23, 2022

China's top anti-graft official on Wednesday stressed gaining a deeper understanding of the inspection work in the new era and working for high-quality completion of the inspection tasks covering Party committees at all levels. Click here to read...

Top political advisor stresses concerted efforts to create bright future for Xinjiang: Xinhuanet
March 23, 2022

China's top political advisor Wang Yang has stressed the importance of maintaining a clear mind when it comes to the overall targets set for Xinjiang, and the need to view them as long-term, arduous, complex tasks with a focus on deep-seated problems concerning the region's long-term stability. Click here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 2,010 new local COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
March 24, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 2,010 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, down from 2,591 on Tuesday, the National Health Commission said Thursday. Of the new local infections, 1,810 were reported in the province of Jilin, 69 in Fujian, 29 in Tianjin, 16 in Shandong, 12 in Jiangxi, 10 each in Heilongjiang and Henan. Click here to read...

Xi sends congratulatory letter to fourth CPC-PCC theory seminar: People’s Daily
March 24, 2022

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese president, sent a congratulatory letter to the fourth theory seminar between the CPC and the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), which opened on Wednesday. Click here to read...

Chinese legislators inspect enforcement of environmental protection law: People’s Daily
March 24, 2022

A meeting of lawmakers from an inspection team under the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee was held Wednesday to hear a report on the enforcement of the environmental protection law. Li Zhanshu, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, presided over the meeting. Click here to read...

Beijing to strictly enforce emergency response mechanism for cross-province transportation: Global Times
March 23, 2022

Beijing will strictly enforce an emergency response mechanism for cross-province transportation, according to Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport on Wednesday. As of Monday, a total of 211 inter-provincial public transportation routes were suspended between Beijing and cities in North China's Hebei, Tianjin, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, East China's Shandong, Jiangsu, Anhui and other provinces, with 548 vehicles taken off the roads. The city will timely suspend cross-province passenger transport services to and from areas reporting COVID-19 cases, according to the transport commissionClick here to read...

ZTE’s 5-year US probation ends, offers Chinese firms a lesson to use legal means to fight against US crackdown: Global Times
March 23, 2022

After a lengthy wrangle with Washington over alleged illegal exports to Iran and North Korea, Chinese telecom giant ZTE on Wednesday said it received a verdict from a US court to end its five-year probation, during which time the US launched a series of premeditated actions against China including a trade war and similar trade bans on other Chinese tech firms. Click here to read...

Vice-premier urges clean use of coal: China Daily
March 24, 2022

Vice-Premier Han Zheng has called for intensified efforts to promote the clean and efficient utilization of coal, which dominates China's energy reserves and consumption mix, stressing they are vital to realizing the country's climate targets. Click here to read...

Shanghai's daily COVID caseload at nearly 1,000, but containment in sight: Reuters
March 24, 2022

New daily COVID-19 cases in the Chinese commercial hub of Shanghai remained close to 1,000 on Thursday as authorities scrambled to identify and isolate asymptomatic infections, though a leading expert said the outbreak was being contained. Click here to read...

Dozens of Chinese officials punished over latest wave of Covid-19 cases: South China Morning Post
March 22, 2022

More than 70 Chinese officials have been sacked or disciplined over the past month as Covid-19 spreads across the country. The latest wave of Covid-19, driven by the more contagious Omicron virus, has resulted in more than 20,000 infections all over the country.
While health officials have acknowledged that most of the infections showed little or no symptoms making their detection difficult, top leaders have warned officials they face harsh punishment if they are caught slacking or fail to act swiftly. Click here to read...

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