China: Daily Scan, July 28, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Xi stresses upholding socialism with Chinese characteristics to build modern socialist country: Xinhuanet
July 27, 2022

President Xi Jinping has stressed holding high the banner of socialism with Chinese characteristics and striving to write a brand new chapter in building a modern socialist country in all respects. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks at a study session of provincial and ministerial-level officials held from Tuesday to Wednesday in Beijing.
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Chinese spokesperson refutes U.S. report against China: Xinhuanet
July 27, 2022

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Wednesday refuted a U.S. report against China, saying it is political disinformation fabricated by a handful of Senate Republicans and completely ungrounded.< a href="https://english.news.cn/20220727/992ef215e6c6406ba8125e03726e49e7/c.html" target="_blank">Click here to read...

Researchers develop eye-movement database of Chinese reading: Xinhuanet
July 27, 2022

Researchers have built a database recording eye-movement when reading Chinese, according to a recent research article published in the journal Scientific Data. Eye movement is one of the most fundamental behaviors during reading. Over the last two decades, a growing number of Chinese reading studies have used eye-tracking techniques and provided a rich resource showing the complex cognitive mechanisms underlying Chinese reading. Click here to read...

Online memorial for war criminals angers Chinese: China Daily
July 27, 2022

Some netizens revealed that an online memorial service platform in Chongqing — www.xazjw.com — has set up an online memorial hall for Japanese war criminals, including Okamura Yasuji and Matsui Iwane, angering numerous Chinese people and triggering heated discussion. Click here to read...

TCM services significantly improved in China: China Daily
July 27, 2022

China has significantly improved traditional Chinese medicine services at grassroots-level healthcare institutions, with nearly 77 percent of county-level regions having at least one TCM hospital, the National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine said on Tuesday. Click here to read...

Zhengzhou holds meeting to help 7 major housing firms address difficulties: Global Times
July 27, 2022

Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan Province, held a meeting with seven major real estate enterprises to help address their current difficulties, further ensuring house delivery, normal production as well as legal rights of home buyers, a Chinese media outlet thepaper.cn learned from an involved firm on Wednesday. Click here to read...

China to address 'unbalanced and inadequate' development in next five years: Reuters
July 27, 2022

China must focus on addressing "unbalanced and inadequate development" in the next five years, President Xi Jinping told senior leaders this week, indicating he wants to continue the economic priorities adopted in the past five years. State broadcaster CCTV on Wednesday said Xi made the comments in a special two-day meeting in Beijing on Tuesday, in which he laid out his vision for "the next five years and more", after the ruling Communist Party holds a Congress later this year. Click here to read...

Senior CPC official calls for studying Xi's important remarks at high-level study session: Xinhuanet
July 28, 2022

A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official on Wednesday called for thoroughly studying the important remarks made by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, at a study session of provincial and ministerial-level officials. Click here to read...

Chinese envoy urges respecting sovereignty of post-conflict countries: Xinhuanet
July 28, 2022

China's permanent representative to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, on Wednesday called on the international community to respect the sovereignty of post-conflict countries. "The international community should respect the sovereignty and ownership of post-conflict countries, and provide constructive assistance in line with their will and request," Zhang told the UN Security Council briefing on the Peacebuilding Commission. Click here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 86 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
July 28, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Wednesday reported 86 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 32 in Guangxi, 23 in Gansu and 17 in Sichuan, the National Health Commission said Thursday.Altogether 435 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified in 12 provincial-level regions on Wednesday. Click here to read...

Biden-Xi call likely to focus on Taiwan, Kirby says: Taipei Times
July 28, 2022

A call between US President Joe Biden and Chinese Xi Jinping scheduled to take place this week is likely to cover tensions over Taiwan, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said on Tuesday. Click here to read...

Restrictions begin in Wuhan district: China Daily
July 28, 2022

Wuhan, Hubei province, introduced three-day restriction measures on Wednesday, including suspending the operation of some businesses and public transport in the urban area of Jiangxia district after four COVID-19 asymptomatic carriers were reported in the district on Tuesday. Click here to read...

Questioning the use of Chinese language on China's space station shows Western double standards: Global Times
July 28, 2022

"Why is Chinese language the only language used on China's new spaceship?" The question asked a year ago on Quora, a social question-and-answer platform, has triggered a lot of buzz as China successfully launched the Wentian laboratory module to its space station on July 24. Click here to read...

China closely tracking debris of its most powerful rocket: Reuters
July 28, 2022

Remnants of a large, newly launched Chinese rocket are expected to streak back through the atmosphere this coming weekend in an uncontrolled re-entry the Beijing government said on Wednesday would be closely tracked but poses little risk to anyone on the ground. The Long March 5B rocket blasted off Sunday to deliver a laboratory module to the new Chinese space station under construction in orbit, marking the third flight of China's most powerful rocket since its maiden launch in 2020. Click here to read...

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