China: Daily Scan, August 01, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Two ministries welcome new heads: China Daily
July 29, 2022

Jin Zhuanglong was appointed the new secretary of the Leading Party Members Group of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Friday. According to an official statement issued on Thursday, Xiao Yaqing, who is being investigated by the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission, has been removed from the post. Also on Friday, Wang Xiangxi was appointed as the new Party chief of the Ministry of Emergency Management of China, while Huang Ming was removed from the post, the ministry's website said. Click here to read...

China, Africa work to build security community: People’s Daily
July 29, 2022

China has always worked to develop relations with Africa, with a commitment to upholding the greater good in the pursuit of shared interests and following the principles of sincerity, pragmatism, affinity and good faith, said Chinese President Xi Jinping in a congratulatory letter to the second China-Africa Peace and Security Forum on July 25. Click here to read...

Chinese, Pakistani FMs discuss bilateral ties, issues of mutual interests: Xinhuanet
July 29, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here on Thursday with Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on the sidelines of the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), discussing bilateral relations and issues of mutual interests. Click here to read...

Chinese, Afghan FMs meet on cementing ties: Xinhuanet
July 29, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Amir Khan Muttaqi, acting foreign minister of the Afghan interim government, here on Thursday over further strengthening the two countries' relations. Click here to read...

Former senior provincial legislator expelled from CPC, office: Xinhuanet
July 29, 2022

Wang Minghui, a former vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Sichuan Provincial People's Congress, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) and dismissed from public office over serious violations of Party discipline and laws, the country's top anti-graft body announced Friday. Click here to read...

Former senior Hebei provincial legislator expelled from CPC: Xinhuanet
July 29, 2022

A former senior legislator of north China's Hebei Province has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) over severe violations of Party discipline and the law, the country's top anti-graft body announced Friday. Click here to read...

Ex-senior Beijing political advisor arrested for suspected bribe-taking: Xinhuanet

July 29, 2022

China's Supreme People's Procuratorate has ordered the arrest of Yu Luming, formerly a senior political advisor of Beijing, for suspected bribe-taking. The case was transferred to procuratorial authorities for prosecution following an investigation by the National Supervisory Commission, an official statement said Friday. Click here to read...

Premier urges smart investing: China Daily

July 30, 2022

China will adopt measures to further bolster demand, promote effective investment and boost consumption, according to a decision made at the State Council Executive Meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Friday. Click here to read...

Xi stresses solidarity of Chinese at home and abroad for national rejuvenation: Xinhuanet
July 31, 2022

The Central Conference on United Front Work was held from Friday to Saturday in Beijing. Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, attended and delivered an important speech. Click here to read...

Xi attends reception celebrating 95th founding anniversary of PLA: Xinhuanet
July 31, 2022

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Sunday attended a reception to celebrate the 95th founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), which falls on Aug. 1.The reception was held at the Great Hall of the People by the Ministry of National Defense. Click here to read...

Rocket debris fall back to Earth: China Daily
July 31, 2022

China launches its Wentian space laboratory on July 24, sending the country's largest-ever spacecraft to Earth's orbit to become part of the Tiangong space station. [Photo/Xinhua]
Debris of the recently launched Long March 5B carrier rocket of China fell back to the Earth and ended up in the Pacific Ocean early Sunday morning, with most of the remnants burnt up during the reentry process, the China Manned Space Agency said. Click here to read...

Air force commissions new refueling aircraft: China Daily
July 31, 2022

The People's Liberation Army Air Force has commissioned the YY-20 large aerial refueling aircraft, which observers said will extensively enhance the service's operational capability. Senior Colonel Shen Jinke, spokesman for the PLA Air Force, said at a news conference on Sunday in Beijing the YY-20 has recently carried out aerial refueling exercises with the J-16 strike fighter above the sea and the operations helped improve combat training. Click here to read...

China's Tibet reaps fruitful results in glacier protection: People’s Daily
July 31, 2022

Mount Qomolangma, also known as Mount Everest in the West, is the world’s highest peak and one of the most famous snow-capped mountains. Thanks to enhanced efforts of ecological protection, Mount Qomolangma and its surrounding areas have seen better environmental conditions in recent years. Click here to read...

25 senior Chinese officials face disciplinary actions in Jan-Jul, as anti-graft efforts intensify: Global Times
July 31, 2022

A total of 25 senior Chinese officials, or centrally administered officials, have faced disciplinary actions so far this year, equaling a record annual number in recent years, underscoring the Communist Party of China (CPC)'s zero tolerance toward corruption and its intensifying efforts to fight corruption, experts said on Sunday. Click here to read...

China, Central Asian countries enhance strategic partnership, boost connectivity, economic ties: Global Times
July 31, 2022

Following the consensus reached at the latest Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) foreign ministers' meeting in Tashkent, China and Central Asian countries - Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan have agreed to enhance their strategic partnerships and build an even closer China-Central Asia community with a shared future, particularly focusing on enhancing connectivity and boosting trade and economic cooperation. Click here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 33 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 1, 2022

The Chinese mainland Sunday reported 33 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 15 in Gansu and nine in Guangxi, according to the National Health Commission's report Monday. A total of 244 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read...

Chinese military begins exercises in Yellow Sea: China Daily
August 1, 2022

The Chinese military has begun to carry out exercises in the northern Yellow Sea starting Monday, according to the Maritime Safety Administration. The administration said in a navigational warning published on Sunday on its website that the exercises would last 14 days. It released geographical coordinates of the drill zone, asking ships not connected to the event not to enter the zone. The administration did not elaborate. Click here to read...

Shenzhen accelerates China's driverless car dreams: Reuters
August 1, 2022

On a busy downtown street three delivery bikes suddenly dart over the pedestrian crossing ahead of the car. On the car's dashboard they look like small 3D blue blocks from a 1990s video game. The steering wheel turns itself a notch and the vehicle slows to a gentle halt, while the safety driver looks on from the passenger seat. Click here to read...

China's Nio to make power products for Europe at its first overseas plant: Reuters
August 1, 2022

Chinese electric car maker Nio plans to open its first overseas plant in September to make power products for the European market as it accelerates expansion abroad. The plant, in Pest, Hungary, will develop and manufacture power products such as battery-swapping stations to serve European users, Nio said in a statement late on Friday. Click here to read...

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