China: Daily Scan, June 2, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Senior Guangdong provincial legislator under probe: Xinhuanet
June 1, 2022

Chen Rugui, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of Guangdong Provincial People's Congress, is being investigated for suspected severe violations of discipline and law. The investigation is being conducted by the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission, according to a statement released on Wednesday. Click here to read...

Cambodia, China ink deal to build COVID-19 vaccine filling factory in Cambodia: Xinhuanet
June 1, 2022

Cambodia and China on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the construction of a COVID-19 vaccine filling and packaging factory in Cambodia. The MoU was inked by Cambodian Health Minister Mam Bunheng and Gao Qiang, general manager of Sinovac Life Sciences Co., Ltd. via video link. Click here to read...

China unveils measures to bolster food supply capacity: Xinhuanet
June 1, 2022

China will step up its food supply capacity to keep prices stable, authorities said, citing challenges brought by COVID-19. The country encourages local governments to get a clear picture of the acreage, variety, output of vegetables in the field, and the variety and output of aquatic and livestock product stock on hand, according to a circular jointly released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and other government organs Wednesday. Click here to read...

China to expedite delivery of policy package to keep economy stable: Xinhuanet
June 1, 2022

China will speed up the implementation of a package of policy measures to maintain stable economic performance and ensure that market entities and the people are well-informed of these policy steps and benefit to the fullest extent, according to a decision made at the State Council's Executive Meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Click here to read...

Chief procurator of Shanghai under investigation: Xinhuanet
June 1, 2022

Zhang Bencai, the chief procurator of the Shanghai People's Procuratorate in east China, is under investigation for suspected disciplinary and legal violations, according to an official statement on Wednesday. Zhang is now under disciplinary and supervisory probe by the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory CommissionClick here to read...

China activates level-III response after 6.1-magnitude quake jolts Sichuan: Xinhuanet
June 1, 2022

A level-III national emergency response has been activated after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit southwest China's Sichuan Province, the Ministry of Emergency Management said Wednesday. Click here to read...

China aims to achieve annual clean energy output of 3.3 trln kWh by 2025: Xinhuanet
June 1, 2022

China's annual power generation from renewable energy sources will reach 3.3 trillion kWh by 2025 amid efforts to achieve carbon peaking and carbon neutrality goals, according to a plan spanning from 2021 to 2025 unveiled Wednesday. Click here to read...

Four dead after earthquakes strike Sichuan: China Daily
June 1, 2022

Four people were killed and 14 others were injured as of 7:40 pm on Wednesday after two earthquakes struck Ya'an, Sichuan province. A magnitude-6.1 earthquake hit Lushan, a county under the administration of Ya'an, at 5 pm on Wednesday according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. Click here to read...

PLA holds three combat drills around Taiwan in one month amid US-Taiwan military collusion: Global Times
June 1, 2022

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Eastern Theater Command on Wednesday announced the third large-scale military exercise around the island of Taiwan in the past 30 days targeting US-Taiwan collusion, seeing US Senator Tammy Duckworth off as she was leaving Taiwan following her three-day visit, in which the island's regional leader Tsai Ing-wen said that a cooperation plan between the US National Guard and Taiwan's armed forces was in the works. Click here to read...

Chinese provinces resume inter-provincial group tours ahead of holiday to boost tourism: Global Times
June 1, 2022

More than ten Chinese localities have moved to restart inter-provincial group tours, after the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) on Tuesday announced more targeted anti-epidemic measures in an effort to boost tourism, while preventing the spread of COVID-19 ahead of the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday starting on Friday. Click here to read...

China to test first maglev-suspension monorail in new breakthrough of rail technology: Global Times
June 1, 2022

Researches in East China's Jiangxi Province are testing a maglev hanging on an 800-meter-long monorail with a top speed of 80 kilometers per hours, the first of its kind in the country, the Science and Technology Daily reported on Wednesday, marking a new breakthrough in the country's rapid development of rail technology. Click here to read...

Head of China’s market regulator takes over as acting mayor of Tianjin: South China Morning Post
June 1, 2022

Zhang Gong, China’s top market regulator, has been named as acting mayor of Tianjin following the sudden death of his predecessor. Zhang, 60, who has headed the State Administration for Market Regulation since July 2020, was named as deputy Communist Party chief of the northern port city on Saturday before the city’s legislature confirmed him in the role of acting mayor on Tuesday. Click here to read...

China should give up ‘illusion’ of avoiding US rivalry, Beijing think tank says: South China Morning Post
June 1, 2022

China should give up the “illusion” of avoiding competition with the United States, and even be prepared for the worst-case scenario of possible military conflict, a Chinese think tank has advised, while also urging Beijing to seek ways to reduce tensions. The Chongyang Institute for Finance Studies at Renmin University said the war in Ukraine had intensified US worries about and strategy against China, heightening the risk of an “all out” confrontation between the two major powers. Click here to read...

7 more industries in for tax benefits: People’s Daily
June 2, 2022

China is likely to extend its current value-added tax credit refund policies to seven more industries including wholesale and retail, agriculture, accommodation and catering, education, social work, entertainment and sports. The move is expected to increase this year's tax refunds by 142 billion yuan ($21.23 billion) to 1.64 trillion yuan. Click here to read...

U.S. is ready to implement ban on Xinjiang goods on June 21: Reuters
June 2, 2022

U.S. authorities are ready to implement a ban on imports from China's Xinjiang region when a law requiring it becomes enforceable later in June, a U.S. Customs official said on Wednesday, adding that a "very high" level of evidence would be required for an exemption. Click here to read...

China hits ‘selfish’ Japan over claim: Taipei Times
June 2, 2022

China blasted Japan for a “selfish” claim over an area of the Pacific Ocean larger than France, reigniting a long-standing territorial fight between Asia’s two largest economies. Japan has long claimed Okinotori, which is about halfway between Taiwan and Guam, as its southernmost island. China says it is merely a reef, and does not entitle Japan to benefits such as a 200 nautical-mile (370.4km) radius exclusive economic zone that would apply to an island under international law. Click here to read...

Chinese scientists produce world’s first pigs cloned entirely by robot: South China Morning Post
June 2, 2022

Researchers in China say they have developed a process to clone pigs entirely through the use of robots – a development that may help the world’s largest pork consumer reduce its reliance on imported breeding pigs. In March, a surrogate mother gave birth to seven cloned piglets at the College of Artificial Intelligence at Nankai University in Tianjin. Click here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 18 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases, 11 in Beijing: Xinhuanet
June 2, 2022

The Chinese mainland Wednesday reported 18 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 11 in Beijing and five in Shanghai, according to the National Health Commission's report ThursdayClick here to read...

Blueprint to improve national health: China Daily
June 2, 2022

China has unveiled its first five-year blueprint to improve the health of its residents through 2025, pledging to lift the average life expectancy by another year and make the public health network better able to respond to major outbreaks and other public health emergencies. Click here to read...

Collaborative research probes antimatter: China Daily
June 2, 2022

An international collaboration led by Chinese physicists has developed a new method to probe the differences between matter and antimatter, according to a study published on Thursday in the journal Nature. Click here to read...

China expands foreign debt program for smaller high-tech firms in push for economic stabilization: Global Times
June 2, 2022

The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), the country's forex regulator, on Tuesday announced the expansion of a cross-border financing program for smaller high-tech firms, in the latest push to bolster the economy amid the COVID-19 fallout. Click here to read...

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