China: Daily Scan, August 05, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
China's non-CPC political parties make joint statement on Pelosi visit: Xinhuanet
August 4, 2022

China's eight non-Communist Party of China (CPC) political parties on Thursday released a joint statement expressing their strong opposition to, indignation at and condemnation of the recent visit of Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, to China's Taiwan region. Click here to read...

China calls for more green efforts from central SOEs: Xinhuanet
August 4, 2022

China has called on the country's centrally administered state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to further live up to their responsibilities in promoting energy conservation, and ecological and environmental protection. Click here to read...

Taiwan resident suspected of endangering national security detained in E China: Xinhua
August 4, 2022

Yang Chih-yuan, a Taiwan resident suspected of engaging in separatist activities and endangering national security, was detained by the national security organ of Wenzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province on Wednesday. Yang, born in Taichung in 1990, has long been advocating "Taiwan independence," and colluded with others to establish an illegal organization with the aim to "push for Taiwan to become a sovereign state and join the United Nations." Click here to read...

China's ex-senior provincial legislator prosecuted: China Daily
August 4, 2022

A public prosecution has been initiated against Gong Jianhua, a former senior legislator of East China's Jiangxi province, over suspected bribe-taking. The Zhangzhou Municipal People's Procuratorate in East China's Fujian province recently filed a lawsuit against Gong with the Intermediate People's Court of Zhangzhou, an official statement said Thursday. Click here to read...

State, party leaders, govt agencies from 12 more countries join reaffirmation of their adherence to the one-China principle: Global Times
August 04, 2022

State and party leaders, government agencies from 12 more countries joined on Thursday the reaffirmation of their adherence to the one-China principle and the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Resolution 2758, voicing discontent and strong condemnation of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's provocative visit to Taiwan island which has escalated the tensions across the Taiwan Straits. Click here to read...

China to have over 1,000 national water parks by 2025: People’s Daily
August 4, 2022

China will have over 1,000 national-level water conservancy scenic spots by the end of 2025, according to the Ministry of Water Resources. During the 2021-2025 period, more than 100 such scenic areas will be built, stated a guideline released by the ministry. Click here to read...

China foreign minister walks out moments before ASEAN meeting gala dinner: Reuters
August 4, 2022

The Chinese government's top diplomat Wang Yi walked out before the start of a gala dinner of foreign ministers at a meeting in Cambodia on Thursday and was seen leaving the venue in a vehicle, witnesses said. Click here to read...

China warns that its temperatures are rising faster than global average: Reuters
August 4, 2022

China's average ground temperatures have risen much more quickly than the global average over the past 70 years and will remain "significantly higher" in the future as the challenges of climate change mount, a government official said. Click here to read...

U.S. raps China missile launches near Taiwan, vows security of allies: Kyodo
August 5, 2022

The United States on Thursday slammed China's firing of an estimated 11 ballistic missiles near Taiwan following the House of Representatives speaker's visit to the island, and pledged "further steps" to show its security commitment to Japan and other allies in the region. Click here to read...

Taiwan cyberattacks spike while mainland China holds military drills and fires missiles around island: South China Morning Post
August 5, 2022

Websites in Taiwan, including those of its defence and foreign affairs ministries, have gone offline amid heightened tension with Beijing and as mainland China holds military exercises in areas surrounding the island. Several government websites in Taiwan have been subjected to cyberattacks in the days following the arrival of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Taiwan. The websites of Taiwan’s National Defence Ministry and Foreign Affairs Ministry went down in the early hours of Friday but were soon back online. Both sites were also inaccessible late on Wednesday night. Click here to read...

Taiwan dispatches aircraft, ships to react to Chinese military incursions: Reuters
August 5, 2022

Taiwan's defence ministry said on Friday the island's military has dispatched aircraft and ships and deployed land-based missile systems to monitor the situation, as China conducts large-scale military drills in zones surrounding Taiwan. Multiple Chinese vessels and aircraft crossed the Taiwan Strait median line on Friday morning the defence ministry said, which described China's military activities as highly provocative. Click here to read...

China moves to unleash market demand for stronger growth against external uncertainties: Qiushi
August 5, 2022

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and external complexities and uncertainties, China is maneuvering its policy toolkit to bolster the demand of its super-large domestic market to perk up the economy for stronger growth. Click here to read...

PLA Eastern Theater Command launches unprecedented live-fire joint exercises around Taiwan Island: Xinhuanet
August 5, 2022

The Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Thursday conducted joint combat exercises and training around the Taiwan Island on an unprecedented scale. Click here to read...

China, ASEAN laud achievements under comprehensive strategic partnership, vow to deepen ties: Xinhuanet
August 5, 2022

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attended the China-ASEAN foreign ministers' meeting here on Thursday, during which the Chinese and ASEAN sides spoke highly of the achievements in their cooperation and pledged to build a closer China-ASEAN community with a shared future. Click here to read...

China launches reusable experimental spacecraft: Xinhuanet
August 5, 2022

China on Friday successfully launched a reusable experimental spacecraft using a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwest of the country. Click here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 162 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
August 5, 2022

The Chinese mainland Thursday reported 162 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 127 were in Hainan, the National Health Commission said Friday. Altogether 248 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read...

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