Tuesday 22nd June 2021

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    • China to speed up national park pilot program China-to-speed-up-national-park-pilot-program

      China will push forward the construction of pilot national parks and draw a general plan for the development of national parks this year, according to the country’s forestry authorities. China will also set standards for building national parks, consolidate management and operation of pilot parks and conduct a comprehensive assessment of the pilot parks, the National Forestry and Grassland Administration said in a statement. The construction of 10 pilot national parks made steady progress in 2018, the statement said. The administrations of the Giant Panda and Qilian Mountains national parks were inaugurated. The general plan for the Northeast China...

    • China to lift 10 million people out of poverty in 2019 China-to-lift-10-million-people-out-of-poverty-in-2019

      China has achieved “significant and decisive progress” in the “tough battle” against poverty, Vice Premier Hu Chunhua said at the National Meeting on Poverty Reduction and Development held in Beijing on Thursday and Friday. Hu, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and head of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, called for efforts in the work to lift about 10 million rural residents out of poverty nationwide in 2019, which he described as a “crucial year” to secure a victory in the “tough battle” against...

    • China to speed up development of advanced manufacturing China-to-speed-up-development-of-advanced-manufacturing

      The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Thursday that China would accelerate developing advanced manufacturing and strengthen its innovation and competitiveness. Miao Wei, minister of the MIIT, said that the ministry would encourage innovation in key areas, strive to make breakthroughs in critical technologies and strengthen the protection of intellectual property. “As for upgrading the traditional industry, China will persist in phasing out outdated capacity,” said Miao, adding that the country would launch a new round of innovation to upgrade key technology and promote digitalization in manufacturing. China will continue to upgrade and expand the consumption...

    • China, U.S. may meet in January for trade negotiation China-U.S-may-meet-in-January-for-trade-negotiation

      The delegations of China and the U.S. have stayed in close communication and have made plans to meet face-to-face in January, the spokesman of China’s Ministry of Commerce Gao Feng said on Thursday.  The remarks came after media reports stated that a U.S. trade team will travel to Beijing on January 7 for trade talks with China.  Gao confirmed the potential meeting without giving a specified date, saying the two sides are keeping close communication via telephone as well.  The upcoming meeting will be the first face-to-face negotiation since Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump...

    • China launches first Hongyun low-orbit satellite China-launches-first-Hongyun-low-orbit-satellite

      China successfully sent a low-Earth-orbit communication satellite into space via a Long March 11 carrier rocket on Saturday morning from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, marking great strides for China’s satellite launch in low orbit.  As the first satellite in the Hongyun family, the Hongyun-1 is expected to verify low-orbit broadband communication technologies applied on the satellite constellation. According to NASA Space Flight, a U.S.-based space flight news website, this is the first satellite in a vast space-based communications network capable of covering every corner on Earth, including the Arctic and Antarctica. The constellation, announced by...

    • A review of China-U.S. trade war in 2018 A-review-of-China-U.S.-trade-war-in-2018

      There is no doubt that the China-U.S. trade war was one of the biggest stories of 2018. The tit-for-tat tariffs levied between the world’s two largest economies have put the global supply chain and trading system into uncertainty.  Like most of the candidates during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Donald Trump blamed China, a growing economic power, for the problems of the domestic U.S. economy – a vote-winning tactic that is significantly easier than calling for domestic policy reform. However, this billionaire president is not only talking, he’s putting his anti-China rhetoric into practice.  Trump regards global trade as...

    • China green lights first underwater high-speed railway China-green-lights-first-underwater-high-speed-railway

        There’s no slowing China’s high-speed rail ambitions. Beijing has just green lighted a project to build the country’s first underwater bullet train route. The line will connect Ningbo, a port city south of Shanghai, to Zhoushan, an archipelago off the east coast. The proposed underwater tunnel will be a part of the 77-kilometer Yong-Zhou Railway plan(Yong is the nickname of Ningbo) to boost tourism and create a two-hour-commute zone within China’s Zhejiang Province. First mentioned in a government transportation plan in 2005, the feasibility study of the Yong-Zhou Railway plan was approved by Beijing in November. Within the 77...

    • Over 2,000 die of infectious diseases in China in October Over-2,000 die nfectious-diseases-China-October

          A total of 2,138 people died as a result of infectious diseases in China in October, official data showed. The Health News quoted the National Health Commission as saying earlier this week that there were 604,282 cases of infectious diseases reported on the mainland last month. One case of cholera was reported in November but no cases of plague have been reported. No fatalities caused by these diseases have been reported, the newspaper report said. Cholera and plague are classified as Class A infectious diseases, the most serious classification in China’s Law on the Prevention and Treatment...

    • A slew of electric truck plans may deliver the goods for China’s EV ambitions electrick-trucks-for-goods-delever-china

        The head of electric car startup Singulato Motors has grand plans for the new factory in Hunan Province: Ramp up the annual output to 50,000 by 2020 and ride the crest of a wave for e-truck demand in China. “We think China’s about to see an electric commercial vehicle revolution,” Singulato co-founder Shen Haiyin told Reuters in an interview. “In many ways, the EV future might arrive faster with commercial vehicles than passenger EVs.” Singulato, which is due to launch its first electric car by the middle of next year, hopes to open the e-truck plant by 2020....

    • China’s ‘artificial sun’ operates at temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius china-artificial-sun1

      China is making leaps and bounds in developing its “artificial sun,” known as the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) by operating nuclear fusion reaction at temperatures of 100 million degrees Celsius, according to the Institute of Plasma Physics, affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Sciences on Monday. The EAST, a device independently designed and developed by Chinese scientists to harness the energy of nuclear fusion, is taking a step closer to maintaining a more stable fusion reaction as long as possible and at an even higher temperature. In a world faced with the dilemma of an increasing demand for...