China: Daily Scan, September 12, 2022
Kota Mallikarjuna Gupta, Research Associate, VIF
Xi Jinping Sends Congratulatory Letter to 2022 National Conference on Development of Specialized, Sophisticated SMEs: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

The 2022 national conference on the development of specialized and sophisticated small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that produce novel and unique products opened in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province on the morning of September 8. Click here to read...

China's subsistence allowance covers 14 million elderly citizens: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022

Some 14.2 million elderly citizens in China have been brought into the country's subsistence allowance system, an official with the Ministry of Civil Affairs said at a press conference on Thursday. Meanwhile, more than 3.7 million elderly people in the country are covered by extreme poverty aid, said Li Baojun, citing ministry statistics. Click here to read...

Privacy safeguards urged for AI tech: China Daily
September 8, 2022

As artificial intelligence technology requires vast quantities of personal information, related developers should take stronger measures to fulfill their privacy protection responsibilities, said experts and officials on Tuesday. Click here to read...

China's central bank urges more convenient use of digital yuan: Xinhuanet
September 9, 2022

China's central bank has called for efforts to facilitate interconnectivity between the digital yuan system and traditional e-payment tools to make it more convenient for customers to use digital currency. Click here to read...

China's top procuratorate orders arrest of former senior discipline inspector: Xinhuanet
September 9, 2022

China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) has announced its decision to arrest Liu Yanping, a former senior discipline inspector, for suspected bribe-taking. The National Commission of Supervision has completed an investigation into Liu's case and transferred it to procuratorial authorities for prosecution, the SPP said in a statement on Friday. Click here to read...

BRICS ties seen as key to global recovery: Qiushi
September 9, 2022

China is willing to continuously enhance practical cooperation with other four BRICS countries-Brazil, Russia, India, and South Africa-to jointly benefit from the New Industrial Revolution, the country's top industry regulator said on Wednesday. Click here to read...

Chinese and Indian troops in area of Jianan Daban begin disengagement: China Military
September 9, 2022

On 8th September, 2022, according to the consensus reached in the 16th Round of China-India Corps Commander Level Meeting, the Chinese and Indian troops in the area of Jianan Daban have begun to disengage in a coordinated and planned way, which is conducive to the peace and tranquility in the border areas.Click here to read...

China's Communist Party to amend its constitution at October congress: Reuters
September 9, 2022

China's ruling Communist Party will amend its constitution next month during a leadership reshuffle held over five years, a move that some analysts said could consolidate President Xi Jinping's authority and stature within the party. State news agency Xinhua said on Friday that the Politburo discussed a draft amendment to the party constitution in a meeting chaired by Xi, without specifying the changes. Click here to read...

Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee convenes meeting, deliberates on documents to be submitted for discussion at seventh plenary session of 19th CPC Central Committee: Xinhuanet
September 10, 2022

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Friday convened a meeting to deliberate on documents to be submitted for discussion at the upcoming seventh plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee, which is slated to be held on Oct. 9. Click here to read...

Top Chinese legislator pays official goodwill visit to Russia: Xinhuanet
September 10, 2022

Li Zhanshu, chairman of China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, paid an official goodwill visit to Russia from Wednesday to Saturday, at the invitation of Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin. Click here to read...

Maglev car technology tested on highway in east China: Xinhuanet
September 10, 2022

A maglev vehicle technology test saw a 2.8-tonne car float 35 millimeters above the road and run on a highway in east China's Jiangsu Province. Developed by the Chengdu-based Southwest Jiaotong University, the car was modified from a traditional vehicle. A permanent magnet array was installed for levitation, and the road was laid with good conductor rail that allowed the car to levitate. Click here to read...

Death toll from 6.8-magnitude quake in China's Sichuan rises to 93: Xinhuanet
September 12, 2022

A total of 93 people have died and 25 remain missing after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Luding County and neighboring areas in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Sept. 5, local authorities said Monday. Click here to read...

Chinese mainland reports 164 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases: Xinhuanet
September 12, 2022

The Chinese mainland on Sunday reported 164 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 81 in Sichuan, according to the National Health Commission's report on Monday. A total of 785 local asymptomatic carriers were newly identified. Click here to read...

2nd AG600M large amphibious aircraft completes maiden flight test: Xinhuanet
September 10, 2022

China will produce a total of four prototypes of the AG600M aircraft, a full-configuration firefighting model belonging to the AG600 large amphibious aircraft family, to carry out flight test missions, its developer announced on Saturday. Click here to read...

Prospering ports contribute strength to China's foreign trade sector: People’s Daily
September 10, 2022

At this peak period of foreign trade, ports in China are kept very occupied. Satellite-navigated autopilot guiding vehicles are running between terminals and container yards, and gantry cranes automatically taking containers to preset destinations. Click here to read...

China’s Phase-4 lunar probe mission approved by state, expected to build basic structure for Intl Lunar Research Station: Global Times
September 10, 2022

China’s Phase-4 lunar probe mission, consisting of the Chang’e-6, -7, and -8 to be carried out successively in 10 years, has obtained state approval and is proceeding smoothly, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced on Saturday. The mission is hoping to explore the Moon’s South Pole region and build a basic structure of the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS). Click here to read...

Taiwan says 17 Chinese aircraft crossed Taiwan Strait median line: Reuters
September 10, 2022

Seventeen Chinese aircraft crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait, which normally serves as an unofficial barrier between the two sides, on Saturday, Taiwan's defence ministry said, as Beijing continues its military activities near the island.

September 10, 2022

Five Hong Kong speech therapists were sentenced on Saturday to 19 months in jail for conspiracy to publish seditious children's books, featuring cartoons of sheep and wolves that prosecutors had deemed anti-government. The five were convicted on Wednesday under a colonial-era sedition law in a case denounced by rights campaigners as a "brazen act of repression", which the Hong Kong government has rejected. Click here to read...

Chinese actor Evan Li detained on suspicion of soliciting prostitutes: Reuters
September 12, 2022

Chinese actor Li Yifeng, who played former Communist Party leader Mao Zedong in a 2021 movie, was detained recently by Beijing police on suspicion of soliciting prostitutes, China's state broadcaster CCTV reported on Sunday. Click here to read...

China's waiver of African interest-free loans worth 1% or less of its lending to continent-study: Reuters
September 12, 2022

China's waiver of 23 interest-free loans to African countries last month amounted to only 1.1% or less of Chinese lending to the continent, a study showed on Monday. China's foreign ministry said in August it had cancelled 23 loans to 17 African countries that matured in 2021, but did not give further details. Click here to read...

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