China: Daily Scan, September 26, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Chinese FM expounds on right way for China, U.S. to develop relations in new era: Xinhuanet
September 23, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, making a keynote speech here on Thursday at the headquarters of Asia Society, expounded on the right way for China and the United States to develop relations in the new era. Click here to read...

Ringleader of 'clique' against Chinese Communist Party leadership faces life in jail: Reuters
September 23, 2022

China's former Deputy Public Security Minister Sun Lijun, who had been denounced for "seriously damaging the unity of the party", has been jailed for life, state media said on Friday, ahead of a key Communist Party congress. Sun, 53, was handed a suspended death sentence that will be commuted to life imprisonment after two years, with no possibility of parole, according to a state news agency Xinhua report of the Friday court sentencing. Click here to read...

Chinese defense ministry-aided military supplies handed over to Cambodia: China Military
September 23, 2022

A ceremony marking the handover of supplies provided by China's Ministry of National Defense to its Cambodian counterpart was held at the Phnom Chumreay International Military Police Training Centre in Kampong Chhnang Province, Cambodia on the morning of September 20, 2022. Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Wang Wentian and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defense General Tea Banh attended the event and delivered speeches. Click here to read...

Chinese FM attends UN Security Council foreign ministers meeting on Ukraine: Xinhuanet
September 23, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended on Thursday the United Nations (UN) Security Council foreign ministers meeting on Ukraine at the UN headquarters in New York. Click here to read...

Boat sinks off Cambodia's sea, over 20 Chinese missing: Xinhuanet
September 23, 2022

A boat carrying Chinese nationals sunk off southwestern Cambodia's sea on Thursday evening, the Chinese Embassy in Cambodia confirmed on Friday. According to the Chinese embassy, they received a notification from the Cambodian Police Department on Thursday night, saying that the police found a sunken ship which used to have 41 Chinese citizens on board, with 18 having been rescued and the remaining 23 still missing. Two Cambodian crew members involved have been arrested. According to the rescued personnel, the people on board departed from Guangzhou, China on Sept. 11 and were in distress shortly after arriving in the waters of Preah Sihanouk province. Click here to read...

Chinese, Sri Lankan FMs meet on sidelines of UNGA session: Xinhuanet
September 24, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here with Sri Lankan Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Ali Sabry on Friday on the sidelines of the ongoing 77th session of the UN General Assembly. Click here to read...

Chinese FM attends BRICS foreign ministers' meeting: Xinhuanet
September 24, 2022

The BRICS countries should prioritize the issue of development at the ongoing 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly and inject impetus into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday. Click here to read...

Weibo chairman backs Chinese censors’ crackdown and promises ‘ecologically sound’ cyberspace: South China Morning Post
September 24, 2022

The chairman of the Chinese social media platform Weibo has pledged support for an ongoing crackdown on content posted online. Writing in a journal published by the Cyberspace Administration of China, the country’s internet regulator and censor, Cao Guowei said rules such as a real-name registration system, displaying users’ locations and the role of Weibo users in monitoring other accounts had all helped to clean up the platform. Click here to read...

China's 3rd aircraft carrier starts mooring trials ahead of 10th anniversary of commissioning of the country's first carrier: Global Times
September 24, 2022

China's third aircraft carrier has started mooring trials, the country's state broadcaster announced on Friday. This indicates smooth progress for the carrier's construction and tests since its launch in June, analysts said. Click here to read...

China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan sign document of cooperation on joint railway project: Global Times
September 24, 2022

Officials from China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan signed a document of cooperation on a railway project during the 2022 annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), marking "phased progress" with the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Railway, according to a statement published by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on its official WeChat account on Friday. Click here to read...

People's Daily urges delegates to 20th CPC National Congress to perform duties faithfully: Xinhuanet
September 25, 2022

An editorial to be published by the People's Daily, a flagship newspaper of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has congratulated the delegates to the upcoming 20th CPC National Congress on their election, and urged them to perform their duties faithfully. A total of 2,296 delegates to the 20th CPC National Congress were elected. They are carrying the expectations of the more than 96 million members and over 4.9 million primary-level organizations of the Party, as well as of the people of all ethnic groups, reads the editorial. Click here to read...

China EximBank increases loans to foreign trade industry: Xinhuanet
September 25, 2022

The Export-Import Bank of China (China EximBank) offered 1.25 trillion yuan (about 178.78 billion U.S. dollars) in loans to the foreign trade industry in the first eight months of 2022, up 26.03 percent year on year. By the end of August, the bank's outstanding loans to the foreign trade sector rose 18.23 percent compared with last year to reach 2.73 trillion yuanClick here to read...

Determined efforts to mitigate drought impact in parts of southern China: Xinhuanet
September 25, 2022

Faced with a prolonged drought in parts of southern China, government officials and residents are making efforts to ensure sufficient drinking water and grain production. China's national observatory confirmed that severe drought has swept through the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, including most parts of Hunan and Jiangxi provinces, and southern Anhui and southeastern Hubei provinces. Click here to read...

English hours less than other major subjects, but won't be de-emphasized at basic educational level: Global Times
September 25, 2022

As debate rages once again over whether primary and secondary schools in China should further reduce the weight of English language teaching, China's Ministry of Education (MOE) said foreign languages learning plays an important role in cultivating students' international vision and cross-cultural communication skills, while stressing the importance of strengthening education that passes on traditional Chinese culture and reinforces culture confidence. Click here to read...

China’s first metaverse major set up at a Jiangsu university to train more talents in line with the needs of related sectors: Global Times
September 25, 2022

China's first metaverse major was set up at a university in East China's Jiangsu Province in the hope of training more talents in line with the needs of enterprises in metaverse-related sectors. The School of Artificial Intelligence (School of Future Technology) of Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology in Nanjing, Jiangsu, renamed its Information Engineering Department to Metaverse Engineering Department on Friday, becoming the first university department named after the metaverse in ChinaClick here to read...

China's ‘Explorer 2’ research vessel ends scientific research and sea trial missions in the South China Sea: Global Times
September 25, 2022

China's scientific research ship Explorer 2 and the 4,500-meter manned submersible Shenhai Yongshi (Deep-sea Warrior) returned to Sanya, South China's Hainan Province on Sunday, after they smoothly completed the in-situ observation of deep-sea geology and sea trial tasks of domestic equipment in the South China Sea. Click here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 235 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
September 26, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 235 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 154 were in Guizhou, the National Health Commission said in its Monday report. Altogether 597 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read...

All delegates to 20th CPC National Congress elected: Qiushi

September 26, 2022

A total of 2,296 delegates were elected to attend the upcoming 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), an official statement said Sunday. Under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the delegates were elected in accordance with the Party Constitution, the CPC Central Committee's requirements, adopting methods required by the CPC Central Committee, the statement said. Click here to read...

Chinese province explores path to common prosperity: Qiushi
September 26, 2022

At the crack of dawn on an autumn day, Lin Fang, 55, started harvesting water bamboo shoots, a seasonal vegetable. Located at an altitude of 1,000 meters, Lin's hometown Daji Township is in Jingning She Autonomous County, east China's Zhejiang Province. Due to its remote location, the county had suffered poverty for a long time. Click here to read...

China makes significant progress in building aircraft carrier fleet in past decade: China Military
September 26, 2022

China has made significant progress in building its aircraft carrier fleet in the past decade since the first, the Liaoning, was commissioned on September 25, 2012. China refurbished the old Soviet model after purchasing it secondhand in 1999, making it the country's first carrier. In the later years, the country independently built its own carrier, the Shandong, which uses ski-jump ramps to launch fighter aircraft. It was commissioned in 2019. Click here to read...

Party steps up fight against corruption: China Daily
September 26, 2022

Former vice-minister of public security Sun Lijun became on Friday the latest high-profile official to be punished for corruption after he received a death sentence with a two-year reprieve for taking bribes, manipulating the stock market and illegal possession of firearms. Click here to read...

China ready to work with G20 members in promoting WTO reform: Global Times
September 25, 2022

China is ready to work with other members of the G20 to actively participate in the reform of the WTO to promote a multilateral trading system and achieve the sustainable development goals, according to a senior Chinese commerce official. Click here to read...

People's Daily urges delegates to 20th CPC National Congress to perform duties faithfully: People’s Daily
September 26, 2022

An editorial to be published by the People's Daily, a flagship newspaper of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has congratulated the delegates to the upcoming 20th CPC National Congress on their election, and urged them to perform their duties faithfully. A total of 2,296 delegates to the 20th CPC National Congress were elected. They are carrying the expectations of the more than 96 million members and over 4.9 million primary-level organizations of the Party, as well as of the people of all ethnic groups, reads the editorial. Click here to read...

Renminbi's global use set to expand: People’s Daily
September 26, 2022

China's renminbi is expected to continue its steady rise in global use and play a bigger part in safeguarding international financial stability, as the country further advances its financial opening-up while deepening trade and investment cooperation, experts said. Click here to read...

Weibo chairman backs Chinese censors’ crackdown and promises ‘ecologically sound’ cyberspace: South China Morning Post
September 24, 2022

The chairman of the Chinese social media platform Weibo has pledged support for an ongoing crackdown on content posted online. Writing in a journal published by the Cyberspace Administration of China, the country’s internet regulator and censor, Cao Guowei said rules such as a real-name registration system, displaying users’ locations and the role of Weibo users in monitoring other accounts had all helped to clean up the platform. Click here to read...

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