China: Daily Scan, July 15, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
PLA’s attack helicopters start routine border patrols in high-altitude Karakoram: Global times
July 14, 2022

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) attack helicopters started to join transport helicopters in routine border patrols in the high-altitude Karakoram Mountains, a move analysts said on Thursday will enable the PLA border defense troops to gain enhanced air support and better safeguard the country’s national sovereignty and territorial integrity. Click here to read...

IMF says China needs more fiscal, monetary support to fight COVID slowdown: Reuters
July 14, 2022

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday that China needs to add more fiscal and monetary policy support to combat an economic slowdown brought on by continued COVID-19 lockdowns, but less-restrictive pandemic containment policies also were needed. Click here to read...

Former provincial legislator stands trial for accepting bribes: Xinhuanet
July 14, 2022

Zhang Xinqi, a former senior legislator of east China's Shandong Province, on Thursday stood trial at the Intermediate People's Court of Nanjing in Jiangsu Province, charged with accepting bribes. Click here to read...

China approves new domestically developed "artificial heart": Xinhuanet
July 14, 2022

China's National Medical Products Administration has issued marketing approval for a China-developed "artificial heart" for severe heart failure. The "heart" is an implantable ferrofluids-driven left ventricular assist device, according to the TEDA International Cardiovascular Hospital based in north China's Tianjin Municipality. Click here to read...

Former Shandong official accused of bribery: China Daily
July 14, 2022

Zhang Xinqi, former deputy director of the Standing Committee of the Shandong Provincial People's Congress, was accused of taking 155 million yuan ($23 million) in bribes by the Nanjing Intermediate People's Court in Jiangsu province on Thursday. Click here to read...

Media outlets fulfill social responsibility, report says: China Daily
July 14, 2022

More than 300 media outlets in China have issued social responsibility reports this year, tripling the number in the previous year, according to the 2021 Media Outlets Social Responsibility Report released recently. Click here to read...

Xi inspects Urumqi in China's Xinjiang, second visit in eight years: Global Times
July 15, 2022

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, inspected a university, an international land port area, a residential community and a museum in the city of Urumqi, capital of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning. Click here to read...

More Chinese volunteers take actions to bring back clearer water and fresh air to Xizang: Global Times
July 15, 2022

A group of people wearing blue waistcoats scatter around the hillside bending down to pick up garbage such as discarded plastic bottles left by tourists. Suddenly a Golden Retriever dog runs into the crowd holding a plastic bottle in its mouth. Click here to read...

Xi says Xinjiang is a hub in Belt and Road cooperation: Xinhuanet
July 15, 2022

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, said as the Belt and Road cooperation advances, Xinjiang is no longer a remote corner but a core area and a hub. Click here to read...

Xi stresses making Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps stronger, more prosperous: Xinhuanet
July 15, 2022

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has stressed efforts to make the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) stronger and more prosperous. Click here to read...

Senior CPC official urges BRICS to build anti-corruption governance system: Xinhuanet
July 15, 2022

A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Wednesday called on the BRICS countries to jointly safeguard multilateralism and build a fair and reasonable international anti-corruption governance system. Click here to read...

World 5G Convention to be held in China's Heilongjiang: Xinhuanet
July 15, 2022

The 2022 World 5G Convention will be held from August 10 to 12 in Harbin, the capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, the event organizers said. The event, to be held both online and offline, will be co-hosted by the Heilongjiang provincial people's government, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Ministry of Industry and Information TechnologyClick here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 64 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
July 15, 2022

The Chinese mainland Thursday reported 64 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 30 in Gansu and 17 in Guangdong, the National Health Commission said Friday. Altogether 368 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in 10 provincial-level regions on Thursday. Click here to read...

Chinese premier pledges to ease burden of receiving medical treatment: China Daily
July 15, 2022

Premier Li Keqiang has stressed the need to reduce the burden that people face in receiving medical treatment, and to advance medical reforms. Efforts should be accelerated to ensure that high-quality medical resources become more broadly available and are distributed in a more balanced manner, Li said in an instruction to a national teleconference on medical reform held in Beijing on Thursday. Click here to read...

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