Daily Archives: October 19, 2022

2022-10-19: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-10-19). US, Japan conduct large-scale military exercises in Hokkaido. wsws.org The exercises, the largest in Japan involving US Marines, were above all aimed at preparing for war against China on Taiwan.

Dave DeCamp (2022-10-19). Blinken Claims China Wants to Take Taiwan On a 'Much Faster Timeline'. news.antiwar.com Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Tuesday claimed that China is looking to take Taiwan "on a much faster timeline" and accused Beijing of wanting to change the status quo across the Taiwan Strait. Blinken didn't provide evidence for the claim but insisted that there's "been a change in the approach from Beijing toward Taiwan …

Editor (2022-10-19). Senate Looks To Give Taiwan $10 Billion in Military Aid. scheerpost.com

WSWS (2022-10-19). India strengthening anti-China alliance with US as Washington wages war on Russia. wsws.org India's far-right Narenda Modi-led government is doubling down on its military-strategic partnership with US imperialism even as Washington demonstrates that it is ready to risk triggering nuclear war to prevail over Moscow and China.

____ (2022-10-19). Experts: LPR may edge down further. ecns.cn China's benchmark rate for bank lending still has room to decline during the rest of the year as the central bank's latest open market operations signaled that an accommodative policy stance may continue to buoy economic recovery.

____ (2022-10-19). Chinese path gives world 'new choice'. ecns.cn Since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, generations of Chinese people have sought to realize the country's modernization.

____ (2022-10-19). Giant Titan Arums fruit at National Botanical Garden. ecns.cn A giant Titan Arum, also called "corpse flower", fruits at China's National Botanical Garden in Beijing, Oct. 19, 2022. This is the first time that the plant has produced fruit in China.

____ (2022-10-19). Chinese firms geared up for massive Canton Fair. ecns.cn Organizers of the China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, have launched a supply and purchase matchmaking event for leading multinational enterprises in order to help Chinese export-oriented businesses better make deals with global buyers.

____ (2022-10-19). Four county-level cities in China listed as large cities. ecns.cn According to data released by the State Council of China, four county-level cities have been included on the list of large cities in China.

____ (2022-10-19). Stress on industry seen lifting economy. ecns.cn China's emphasis on developing the real economy and advancing new industrialization is expected to lay a solid foundation for long-term economic growth and boost the country's core competitiveness globally despite downward pressures and uncertainties both at home and abroad"ÄÇ…

____ (2022-10-19). Field of pink muhly grass attracts visitors to Nanjing. ecns.cn Visitors pose for photos at a field of pink muhly grass at Sanqiao wetland park in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Oct. 18, 2022.

____ (2022-10-19). Two giant pandas head for Qatar. ecns.cn Two giant pandas left Ya'an Base for Qatar for a cooperation program on the research and protection on Tuesday. This is the first giant panda cooperation program between China and the Middle East.

____ (2022-10-19). Xi chairs 2nd meeting of 20th CPC National Congress presidium. ecns.cn Xi Jinping presides over the second meeting of the presidium of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 18, 2022.

____ (2022-10-19). Leaders hail China-Uganda relations in past 60 years. ecns.cn Xi made the remark as he exchanged congratulatory messages with Museveni on Tuesday on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

____ (2022-10-19). China's first photonic chip production line to be ready in 2023: media report. ecns.cn China's first production line for "multi-material and cross-size" photonic chips, or integrated optical circuits, will be completed in Beijing in 2023, a development that's expected to fill a gap in the nation's top-level manufacturing.

____ (2022-10-19). Two giant pandas leave China for Qatar as part of protection, research cooperation. ecns.cn Two giant pandas "Sihai" and "Jingjing" left the China Protect Daxiongmao Research Center Ya'an Bifeng Valley Base in Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday afternoon, starting their journey to Qatar.

____ (2022-10-19). China's first virtual Earth laboratory enters operation officially. ecns.cn China's first virtual Earth laboratory for the simulation of climate, environmental, ecological, Earth and space weather systems, which can predict climate and environment variability, mitigate natural disasters more effectively, was officially put into operation on Monday.

____ (2022-10-19). Researchers design AI-Chemist system to facilitate chemical experiments. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have presented an artificial intelligence (AI) system to facilitate chemical research and experiments, Wednesday's edition of China Science Daily reported.

____ (2022-10-19). Restorers devoted to document protection in NE China. ecns.cn Restorers repair damaged documents at the Harbin Archives Bureau in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Oct. 18, 2022.

____ (2022-10-19). 'Chinese modernization' written into key CPC congress report. ecns.cn Chinese modernization, a key term defining China's journey to rejuvenation, has for the first time been written into a report to the national congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the world's largest Marxist governing party.

____ (2022-10-19). Panda pair land in new home in Qatar. ecns.cn Two giant pandas arrived at Hamad International Airport in Doha, capital of Qatar on Wednesday morning, on a special flight from China. They are expected to remain in Qatar for 15 years.

____ (2022-10-19). Int'l journalists share views on congress. ecns.cn Journalists from around the world are closely following the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China to better understand the country's achievements, past and future challenges as well as efforts in epidemic control and anti-corruption.

____ (2022-10-19). Press center for 20th CPC National Congress hosts press conference. ecns.cn Journalists attend a press conference via video link in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 19, 2022. The press center for the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) hosted the press conference.

____ (2022-10-19). 400-year-old bell found in Quanzhou. ecns.cn A bell of the Ming Dynasty was found in the Tonghuai temple of Guan Yu and Yue Fei in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, according to local authorities on Tuesday.

____ (2022-10-19). Sinopec discovers shale natural gas reserves in Sichuan. ecns.cn Energy giant Sinopec announced on Tuesday that it has discovered shale natural gas reserves in Southwest China's Sichuan Basin with a confirmed volume of 387.8 billion cubic meters and potential daily output of 258,600 cubic meters.

____ (2022-10-19). China launches cold region electric riverboat. ecns.cn A cold region electric riverboat has been launched on a tributary of northeast China's Songhua River, according to the China Science Daily on Tuesday.

____ (2022-10-19). 'Giant rice' supersizes yields in rural Guizhou. ecns.cn Shi Xichang has been planting rice in his village of Sanzhou in Guizhou province for decades, but his latest autumn harvest delivered a bit of a shock — his rice grew to over 2 meters for the very first time.

_____ (2022-10-18). China Wary Of International Troop Deployment In Haiti. popularresistance.org China supports sanctions against Haitian gang members and their supporters but is wary over the deployment of an international armed force in the country, said a Chinese envoy on Monday. | "Rooting out the scourge of gang violence is both an entry point for any improvement in the current situation and a prerequisite for a solution in the country," said Geng Shuang, China's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, noting that China will support targeted sanctions, including a travel ban, assets freezes and arms embargo on gang members and their supporters. | "We hope that these measures will be robus…

_____ (2022-10-18). Why Some African Countries Are Abandoning Paris, Joining Moscow. popularresistance.org The moment that Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba was ousted by his own former military colleague, Captain Ibrahim Traore, pro-coup crowds filled the streets. Some burned French flags, others carried Russian flags. This scene alone represents the current tussle underway throughout the African continent. | A few years ago, the discussion regarding the geopolitical shifts in Africa was not exactly concerned with France and Russia per se. It focused mostly on China's growing economic role and political partnerships on the African continent. For example, Beijing's decision to establish its first overseas…

Pepe Escobar (2022-10-18). China: Xi Gets Ready for the Final Countdown. thealtworld.com What drives China and Russia is that sooner rather than later they will be ruling the Heartland. | President Xi Jinping's 1h45min speech at the opening of the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing was an absorbing exercise of recent past informing near future. All of Asia and all of the Global South should carefully examine it. | The Great Hall was lavishly adorned with bright red banners. A giant slogan hanging in the back of the hall read, "Long Live our great, glorious and correct party". | Another one, below, functioned like a summary of the whole repor…

Bruce Lerro (2022-10-18). Are Socialists Going to Let Neoliberals Define Fascism? dissidentvoice.org Orientation The linear political spectrum is bankrupt! How does it explain why socialist China is making alliances with capitalist Russia and even with fundamentalist Saudi Arabia? Why is it that so-called socialist Social Democrats support imperialist United States rather than socialist China? Why is it that right-wing fundamentalist states like India and Brazil are supporting …

Infobrics (2022-10-18). Chinese-Russian Energy Cooperation 'Integral Part' of Economic Partnership. infobrics.org Energy cooperation between China and Russia is an integral part of the bilateral economic partnership and has "great potential," Jian Jiao, Deputy General Director for Foreign Economic Cooperation at Chinese company Xuan Yuan Industrial Development, said…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). 20th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP): Xi Jinping Outlines the Asian Dragon's Roadmap. libya360.wordpress.com Yoselina Guevara L. In the framework of the 20th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) the President of the People's Republic of China and Secretary of the CCP, Xi Jinping, delivered a historic speech in which he outlined what will be the future roadmap of the Asian dragon. First, he listed the achievements of…

Andrew Korybko (2022-10-18). There's Nothing Wrong With China Defending Itself With Military Force. thealtworld.com Faced with the objectively existing and easily verifiable national security threats posed by the US' tacit support of separatism in Taiwan in collusion with a few local collaborators, it makes perfect sense why President Xi said that China will never promise to renounce the use of force for defending itself. | Chinese President Xi Jinping reaffirmed on Sunday during a speech at the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) that his country reserves the right to use military force to defend its UN-enshrined territorial integrity from external forces and their domestic collaborators. This policy…

Jianqiang Liu (2022-10-18). Analysis: Nine key moments that changed China's mind about climate change. mronline.org a says on the international stage that it wants to tackle climate change, but it also says it must deliver "national energy security". The decade ahead will show whether it can meet this challenge. The whole world is relying on it doing so.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-18). The Importance of the 20th CPC National Congress to the World. libya360.wordpress.com Danny Haiphong The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) began on October 16 and gathered more than 2,200 party delegates to deliberate on the progress of the goals set forth in the 19th Congress and those to be achieved moving forward. With the opening of the 20th CPC National Congress, Western…

Michael Roberts (2022-10-18). Xi's third term — part one: growth, investment and consumption. mronline.org China's Congress of the Communist Party takes place this week.

____ (2022-10-18). China's heating equipment exports to Europe rise as winter nears. ecns.cn As winter comes, the demand for heating equipment has surged in European countries amid the intensifying energy shortage.

____ (2022-10-18). Leaders say report plays guiding role. ecns.cn Chinese leaders have hailed the report Xi Jinping delivered at the opening of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China on Sunday, saying it plays a guiding role in leading the nation to build a modern socialist country in all respects and to advance national rejuvenation.

____ (2022-10-18). Nation set to advance high-level opening-up. ecns.cn China will release the sixth list of major foreign investment projects and further expand the 2022 industry catalog of sectors encouraging foreign investment as part of its latest efforts to advance high-level opening-up.

____ (2022-10-18). Xi Jinping attends group discussion with delegates from Guangxi to 20th CPC National Congress. ecns.cn Comrade Xi Jinping on October 17 joined a group discussion with delegates from Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region who are attending the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

____ (2022-10-17). China's economy to gain new momentum from CPC congress. ecns.cn China's economic development is expected to gain new strong impetus from the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

____ (2022-10-17). Milestone CPC congress spells out China's unwavering development goals. ecns.cn The much-anticipated 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) commenced in Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Sunday, amid considerable domestic and international attention.

____ (2022-10-18). Chinese people inspired by blueprint for national rejuvenation. ecns.cn People from across China have been reinvigorated by a sense of mission to build the country as the Communist Party of China (CPC) convenes its five-yearly national congress this week in Beijing.

____ (2022-10-18). Yellow River estuary ushers in most beautiful season. ecns.cn Autumn brings awesome scenery to the Yellow River estuary where the Yellow River, China's second-longest river, joins the Bohai Sea in Dongying, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 17, 2022.

____ (2022-10-18). Xi calls on Chinese to pull together with one mind to realize national rejuvenation. ecns.cn Xi Jinping joins a group discussion with delegates from south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region who are attending the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing, Oct. 17, 2022.

____ (2022-10-18). They Say: 20th CPC National Congress has significance for China and the world. ecns.cn

____ (2022-10-18). Droughts in parts of country predicted. ecns.cn Eastern and southern parts of China are forecast to suffer consistent serious droughts, according to the National Meteorological Center, after several areas have already been through two months of drought this year.

____ (2022-10-18). Party's anti-graft efforts generate fruitful outcomes. ecns.cn The spread of corruption has been effectively contained in China as the Communist Party of China has made unprecedented efforts to tackle corruption in the past decade, senior Party officials said at a news conference on Monday.

____ (2022-10-18). World's largest coal chemical project starts in Shaanxi. ecns.cn The world's largest coal chemical project under construction successfully kicked off a demonstration project in Yulin, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, with polyester grade ethylene glycol products rolling off production lines. The project is expected to lower the country's imports of related products and improve the quality of high-end chemicals.

____ (2022-10-18). China builds world's largest clean power generation system. ecns.cn China has built the largest clean power generation system in the world over the past 10 years, with its energy self-reliance and structure having improved significantly.

____ (2022-10-18). Tree-shaped tidal flat along Qingtang River. ecns.cn Aerial view shows the giant tree-shaped marks on the tidal flat along the Qiangtang River, east China's Zhejiang Province, Oct. 17, 2022.

____ (2022-10-17). Zhao Leji calls for pooling strength to implement strategic arrangements made at Party congress. ecns.cn Zhao Leji on Monday called for pooling strength to implement strategic arrangements laid out in a report of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) to the 20th CPC National Congress.

____ (2022-10-18). Rare North China Leopard spotted in north China's Shanxi. ecns.cn A wild North China leopard, a national first-class animal in China, has been recorded by an infrared camera installed at a state-owned forest farm in Wutai Mountain, Xinzhou city, north China's Shanxi Province.

WSWS (2022-10-18). Workers die in extreme heat during China's summer. wsws.org The deaths, which were entirely preventable, are an indictment of the Chinese government and its failure to end the often onerous and dangerous conditions in which workers are forced to toil.

____ (2022-10-17). China's new journey a boon to world development. ecns.cn A report delivered on Sunday by Xi Jinping at the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) struck Sean Slattery as "very forward-looking."

____ (2022-10-17). Observers worldwide laud China's milestone achievements under CPC leadership. ecns.cn The CPC will score even greater achievements, lead the Chinese people to write a new chapter along the new journey toward building a modern socialist country in all respects, and to join the rest of the world in building a better future for all humanity.

____ (2022-10-18). CPI growth up in China's 28 province-level regions in Sept. ecns.cn A total of 28 out of 31 province-level regions in the Chinese mainland saw an increase in the year-on-year growth rate of the consumer price index in September compared with that in August, the Economic View.

____ (2022-10-18). Systematic test of maglev running in tube successful. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have successfully carried out a systematic test on a cutting-edge transportation system involving a high-speed maglev train running in a low vacuum pipeline in North China.

____ (2022-10-18). Foreign companies continue place confidence in China. ecns.cn A growing number of multinational companies are establishing R&D centers in China, showing confidence in the "world factory, world market and world lab", China Youth Daily reported.

____ (2022-10-18). 70-million-year-old fossilized dinosaur eggs found in East China. ecns.cn Some 70-million-year-old fossilized dinosaur eggs, which date back to the early and mid-Late Cretaceous period, have been found in Wuning county, East China's Jiangxi Province.

____ (2022-10-18). 'Big Six' loans support economy. ecns.cn China's "Big Six" State-owned commercial banks measured by assets have announced a surge in loans to customers across the board in the first three quarters of this year, amid strengthened efforts to stabilize the overall economy.

____ (2022-10-18). Non-CPC parties send congratulations. ecns.cn The central committees of non-CPC political parties and the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce have sent congratulatory letters to the Communist Party of China on its 20th National Congress which opened on Sunday, and wished the congress great success.

____ (2022-10-18). China forging ahead as innovation powerhouse. ecns.cn From a rover mission to Mars to diving to the bottom of the deepest place on Earth, Chinese scientists are exploring far beyond the horizon, evidence that the country is becoming a key contributor to global science and technology.

____ (2022-10-18). China supports sanctions on Haiti's gangs, wary of int'l troops deployment: envoy. ecns.cn China supports sanctions against Haitian gang members and their supporters but is wary over the deployment of an international armed force in the country, said a Chinese envoy on Monday.

____ (2022-10-18). Prospects for development lauded in HK, Macao. ecns.cn Xi Jinping's report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China sets out clear directions and brings fresh opportunities for the future development of the Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions.

____ (2022-10-18). More international flights resume in China. ecns.cn An increasing number of airlines are resuming international flights to this October on routes including China to Asia, Europe and America.

____ (2022-10-18). Country to boost energy distribution. ecns.cn China will continue stepping up domestic energy supplies and reserve capacity, with the ambition of having annual comprehensive energy production capacity exceed 4.6 billion metric tons of standard coal equivalent by 2025, an official said on Monday.

____ (2022-10-18). Delegates to 20th CPC National Congress visit exhibition themed 'Forging Ahead in the New Era'. ecns.cn A delegate to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) visits an exhibition themed "Forging Ahead in the New Era" at Beijing Exhibition Center in Beijing, capital of China, on Oct. 17, 2022.

____ (2022-10-17). Han Zheng stresses firmly advancing great rejuvenation of Chinese nation on all fronts. ecns.cn Han Zheng on Monday expressed full support for the report to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), delivered Sunday by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, on behalf of the 19th CPC Central Committee.

____ (2022-10-17). China's accomplishments under CPC leadership remarkable — political leaders. ecns.cn The strong leadership of the CPC is the key to China's great achievements in such fields as economic and social development, said President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez.

____ (2022-10-18). First Henan-made autonomous delivery vehicle rolls off production line. ecns.cn The first autonomous delivery vehicle made by central China's Henan rolled off the production line in Anyang, northern Henan on Monday. It is now ready for mass production after debugging, with a production capacity of 10,000 annually.

____ (2022-10-18). Autumn scenery of Jiangbulake Scenic Spot in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Spectacular autumn scene with snow capped mountains at Jiangbulake Scenic Spot in Qitai County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region, October.

____ (2022-10-18). Panda cubs enjoy sunshine at research base. ecns.cn Giant panda cubs enjoy sunshine at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Oct. 17, 2022.

____ (2022-10-18). China's commitment to the world in key CPC blueprint bolsters global confidence. ecns.cn A key report that charts the course for Chinese modernization drive highlighted on Sunday by the Communist Party of China (CPC) at its 20th national congress has drawn world attention.

____ (2022-10-17). Malaysia-China joint train project sees another breakthrough. ecns.cn The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), Malaysia's mega rail project jointly constructed with China Communications Construction Company, saw another successful tunnel breakthrough on Monday.

____ (2022-10-18). Int'l community, media eye 20th CPC national congress. ecns.cn The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) opened Sunday. Global media and the international community are keeping a keen eye on the congress, remarking that it would generate profound global impacts.

____ (2022-10-18). Audience in space applaud for the 20th CPC National Congress report. ecns.cn The Shenzhou XIV crew currently stationed in China's space station watched the live broadcast of the opening of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and applauded for the country's ambitious space outlook.

____ (2022-10-18). CSRC to facilitate foreign investment. ecns.cn The China Securities Regulatory Commission, the country's top securities regulator, is mulling to relax short-term trading rules for foreign investors in the A-share market.

TeleSUR, Julio Sánchez (2022-10-18). China destaca fortalecimiento de su economía en una década. telesurtv.net El fortalecimiento de la economía, la alimentación y la energía renovable en 10 años centra el XX congreso del PCCh.

____ (2022-10-18). Bon appetit! Precooked dishes from Zhanjiang to serve Europe. ecns.cn Zhanjiang Guolian Aquatic Products Co, which is based in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, will make a foray into the precooked dish market of Europe with the first shipment to be delivered to Britain in November.

____ (2022-10-18). Combined planting maximizes yields. ecns.cn Farmers across Shandong province have begun harvesting their corn and soybean, planted using a combined planting method designed to increase the efficiency and yields of the local farmland.

____ (2022-10-18). Chinese team bags 8 golds at skills contest. ecns.cn Chinese competitors have put in an excellent performance so far at the ongoing WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition, a replacement for the canceled WorldSkills Shanghai 2022.

____ (2022-10-18). Cinema spends years serving visually impaired in Beijing. ecns.cn Xinmu Cinema in Beijing has played more than 1,000 films for about 40,000 visually impaired people since its establishment in 2005.

_____ (2022-10-17). BAP Opposes Biden Administration's Security Council Resolution On Haiti. popularresistance.org The Black Alliance for Peace emphatically opposes the Biden administration's draft resolution to the United Nations Security Council to call for the immediate deployment of a "multinational rapid action force" to Haiti. We have specifically asked two permanent members of the Security Council – the representatives of the People's Republic of China and the Russian Federation – to veto this resolution. | Western nations, led by the United States, and supported by Canada, the Dominican Republic, and the Caribbean Community, among others, are at the forefront of the push for another foreign military intervention in Ha…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-10-17). The New Pattern of International Economy and Politics is Conducive to the Development of World Socialism. libya360.wordpress.com The International Manifesto Group (IMG), a discussion group of academics and activists in which Friends of Socialist China participates, held an online symposium on Sunday October 16 to mark one year since the launch of its manifesto, Through Pluripolarity to Socialism. Joining an impressive line-up of speakers, Professor Cheng Enfu, a leading academician at the Chinese Academy of…

____ (2022-10-17). Sparing no effort to ensure China's grain security. ecns.cn As the world embraces the 42nd World Food Day, China, the world's most populous country, is making every effort to ensure grain supply amid growing uncertainties in global food security.

____ (2022-10-17). China has stronger capability of ensuring food security: official. ecns.cn China has been improving its capability of ensuring food security over the past decade, with higher annual grain output and stable market operation, an official said Monday.

____ (2022-10-17). 20th CPC National Congress delegates witness big changes in past decade. ecns.cn The past decade has seen notable changes in various fields across the country, according to delegates to the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), who spoke to the media on Sunday.

____ (2022-10-17). China stopped LNG exports to Europe: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) — Beijing has reportedly told state-owned natural gas importers to halt resales of cargoes to buyers in Europe and Asia, to make sure China has enough supply for domestic needs this winter.

____ (2022-10-17). Italian astronaut quotes Chinese literature while flying over China. ecns.cn

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