2022-11-18: News Headlines

Infobrics (2022-11-18). Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa BRICS Bloc Grows with U.S. Left Out. infobrics.org An economic bloc led by five emerging economies, including the United States' top two rivals, appears set to expand as Washington struggles to promote its global agenda beyond traditional allies and partners around the world…

____ (2022-11-18). Chinese giant pandas meet the public ahead of World Cup in Qatar. ecns.cn Two giant pandas Jing Jing and Si Hai from China made their first public appearance on Thursday at the Panda House at Al Khor Park in Doha ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

____ (2022-11-18). APEC to deepen regional ties. ecns.cn Xi's attendance at the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting demonstrates that China will voice its message and contribute its wisdom in promoting the development of the regional organization, improving global governance and bolstering world economic recovery.

____ (2022-11-18). Reputation of China's universities rises steadily. ecns.cn China continues its climb up the global university reputation rankings, with Tsinghua University leading the way by rising to ninth place from 10th last year, becoming the highest-placed Asian institution, according to a recent report.

____ (2022-11-18). China to advance broader agenda of opening up across more areas and in greater depth, Xi says. ecns.cn China will advance a broader agenda of opening up across more areas and in greater depth, follow the Chinese path to modernization, and put in place new systems for a higher-standard open economy.

____ (2022-11-18). Xi Focus: Development and unity — China's proposals at G20, APEC envision shared future. ecns.cn With the world finding itself in a time of many challenges, China has pledged to promote peace and development and to build a human community with a shared future.

____ (2022-11-18). China considers holding 3rd Belt and Road Forum for Int'l Cooperation, says Xi. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday that Beijing is to consider holding the third Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation next year to give…

____ (2022-11-18). Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Philippine President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday, noting that China always views its relations with the Philippines from a strategic height.

____ (2022-11-18). Shenzhou XIV crew completes 3rd spacewalk. ecns.cn The Shenzhou XIV mission crew on board the Tiangong space station completed its third spacewalk on Thursday afternoon, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-18). Golden reed flowers add beauty to Bosten lake in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Golden reed flowers are in full bloom, adding beauty to Bosten Lake, China's largest inland freshwater lake, in Bohu County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Nov. 15, 2022.

____ (2022-11-18). (100 great changes) Chinese medical workers provide global aid. ecns.cn This team has crossed continents and oceans to contribute China's strength to the health and well-being of people around the world.

WSWS (2022-11-18). The disastrous implications of lifting Zero-COVID in China. wsws.org The objective laws of viral transmission mean that any shift away from a Zero-COVID elimination strategy carries with it the potential for the situation to quickly spiral out of control.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). US continues imposing sanctions on Iran-related firms. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — In continuation of the anti-Iran campaign, the United States imposed sanctions on 13 companies based in China, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for alleged role in sale of Iranian oil and petrochemical products.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Iran strengthening cooperation with IAEA: China. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — A Chinese envoy said on Thursday that putting pressure on Iran would not help solve its nuclear issue and would only backfire, especially when Iran is strengthening its cooperation with IAEA.

Peter Koenig (2022-11-18). US-Dollar Dominance vs. China's Yuan as an International Trading Currency. globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-11-18). Jakarta-Bandung High-speed Railway a flagship project of China-Indonesia B&R cooperation. ecns.cn

Infobrics (2022-11-18). Harris' visit to Palawan could instigate China into boosting Spratley Island defences. infobrics.org Washington hopes to draw the Philippines further away from China…

____ (2022-11-18). Nanning launches 4 new air routes to ASEAN countries. ecns.cn Nanning Wuxu International Airport in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has launched another four international routes to Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh, Bangkok and Singapore, covering major ASEAN destinations.

____ (2022-11-18). Giant panda Tuan Tuan suffers 4 seizures: Taipei Zoo. ecns.cn Giant panda Tuan Tuan gifted by the Chinese mainland to Taiwan in 2008 suffered four seizures starting 4: 41 p.m. on Thursday, said Taipei Zoo on Friday.

____ (2022-11-18). Payouts lure workers back to Foxconn assembly plant. ecns.cn The Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou, Henan province, hit by a recent spate of COVID-19 infections and workers leaving the site in October and the beginning of November, has welcomed a new wave of workers to meet production during its peak period, according to reports.

Infobrics (2022-11-18). Chinese Team Wins Big in BRICS Skills Tourney. infobrics.org The Chinese team won 79 medals at the 2022 BRICS Skills Competition in Xiamen, Fujian province, ranking first among all involved delegations…

____ (2022-11-18). Incredible view of Yaxi expressway in Sichuan. ecns.cn Most of the ladderlike expressway is made up of viaducts and tunnels. It is acclaimed as an "expressway in the clouds" as it ascends by 7.5 meters for every kilometer.

Staff (2022-11-18). Xin Xin, la última panda gigante de América Latina. cubadebate.cu Con 32 años, Xin Xin es una de las pandas gigantes en cautividad más viejas de la historia. Los intentos por inseminarla en el zoológico de Chapultepec (México) no dieron resultado, por lo que no tuvo cría. Actualmente, China hace "diplomacia del panda" al prestar pandas gigantes durante un período de 10 a 15 años, por un costo de un millón de dólares al año.

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-11-17). The Uyghurs and Anti-China Propaganda. orinocotribune.com By Christopher Black Nov 10, 2022 | On August 26th 2022 as the US-NATO directed counter-offensive against the Donbass Republics and other Ukrainian regions resisting the NATO installed Nazi friendly regime in Kiev began to take place, the NATO states, led by the United States and Britain, escalated their aggression against China. | The Donbass Republics and Russian forces broke the Kiev offensive in Kherson and inflicted heavy losses on the Kiev regime as they did in the past several days in the Kiev attack in the Kharkov region. Western propaganda was awash in claims of a Russian defeat, but they were the…

Editor (2022-11-17). U.S. media searched for crisis at China Party Congress. mronline.org For the Western press, the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party offered a number of signals which—if read in good faith—could have been perceived as reassuring.

David Penner (2022-11-17). The Church of Humanitarian Intervention Threatens the Survival of Our Species. The Destruction of Russia and China on the Drawing Board of the Pentagon. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-11-17). Democratic think tank plots war against Russia and China: What is the Center for a New American Strategy? wsws.org The Center for a New American Strategy is a Democratic think tank with close ties to the Biden administration, the military, the CIA and the defense industry. It has played a central role in the formulation of US imperialist strategy against Russia and China and Washington's drive for global hegemony.

Fvorinoco (2022-11-17). US and EU Export Obscene Amounts of Garbage to Latin America. orinocotribune.com An investigation reveals that the United States has invaded several Latin American countries with millions of tons of toxic plastic waste. | In a recent report, the Cross-Border Investigative Network OjoPúblico specifies that the United States and European countries have sent, in the last 10 years, 111 million tons of toxic plastic waste, mainly syringes, old monitor casings and buckets, to Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Chile, and Ecuador. | According to the investigation, after China closed its doors to the world's waste in 2018, the United States increased the shipment of its plastic waste to the Southern Hemisphere.

____ (2022-11-17). China Space Museum reopens for immersive experience. ecns.cn The China Space Museum reopened on Wednesday to mark the 65th anniversary of the advent of the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, providing a platform for the public to learn about China's space history and achievements.

____ (2022-11-17). Tax cuts, refunds ease pain of small biz. ecns.cn China's tax and fee cuts, as well as large-scale value-added tax refunds, have not only eased some of the financial burdens faced by smaller firms on account of economic headwinds but also nurtured new growth drivers.

____ (2022-11-17). Peng calls for closer ties, meets first lady Iriana. ecns.cn Peng Liyuan, wife of President Xi Jinping, met with Indonesian first lady Iriana Joko Widodo in Bali, Indonesia, on Wednesday afternoon, calling for strengthened exchanges between China and Indonesia to promote public welfare.

____ (2022-11-17). China to bring more stability, certainty. ecns.cn China will work with the United Nations to push for concrete progress in implementing the Global Development Initiative and the Global Security Initiative in order to bring more stability and certainty into a volatile world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). China encourages foreign investment. ecns.cn China's latest move to open its market to foreign investment in the manufacturing sector will contribute to high — quality development, and ensure the stability and security of global industrial and supply chains…

____ (2022-11-17). NDRC push to speed up steps for stability. ecns.cn China's top economic regulator will continuously promote the implementation of a package of policies to stabilize the economy, further expedite the financing of projects via policy-based and developmental financial instruments.

____ (2022-11-17). Test success on Indonesia's first high-speed railway. ecns.cn China's first overseas high-speed railway project fully adopting the nation's own technologies and standards is progressing at pace in Indonesia, with a successful inspection test run carried out on Wednesday on the landmark Jakarta-Bandung line.

____ (2022-11-17). China-aided Phase II rural road project in Cambodia completes. ecns.cn The second phase of the China-aided rural road project in Cambodia has come to an end successfully, building asphalt and concrete paved roads in a total length of 120 km, officials said here on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). Shenzhou-14 taikonauts perform third spacewalk. ecns.cn The Shenzhou-14 crew on board the orbiting Chinese Tiangong space station is conducting their extravehicular activities for the third time, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-17). Foreign direct investment into China expands. ecns.cn The actual use of foreign direct investment into the Chinese mainland expanded 14.4 percent on a yearly basis to 1.09 trillion yuan between January and October of this year, said the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). China's ODI sees growth in first 10 months of the year. ecns.cn China's non-financial outbound direct investment, or ODI, rose 10.3 percent year-on-year to 627.4 billion yuan during the first ten months of the year, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). China's non-financial ODI up 10.3 pct in Jan.-Oct. ecns.cn China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) reached 627.4 billion yuan in the first 10 months of the year, up 10.3 percent year on year, official data showed Thursday.

____ (2022-11-17). Shenzhou-14 taikonauts complete 5.5-hour spacewalk. ecns.cn The Shenzhou-14 crew on board the orbiting Chinese Tiangong space station completed their third spacewalk at 4: p.m. (Beijing Time) on Thursday, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-17). China-Pakistan Economic Corridor creates 190,000 jobs over 9 years: official. ecns.cn The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor(CPEC), a pilot project of the Belt and Road Initiatives, has created 190,000 jobs over the past 9 years, a Chinese spokesperson said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-17). China sole country producing hydrogen from coal on large scale: report. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-17). China staunch supporter of UN-centered int'l system: Xi. ecns.cn China is a staunch supporter of the international system with the United Nations (UN) at its core, Chinese President Xi Jinping said here Wednesday afternoon when meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

____ (2022-11-17). Shenzhou XIV crew begins third spacewalk. ecns.cn China's Shenzhou XIV astronauts began their third spacewalk on Thursday, according to the China Manned Space Agency.

____ (2022-11-17). Mysterious scenery of mist-enveloped lake in Sichuan. ecns.cn Landscape of the Moon Lake and colorful mountains enveloped in the mist on a winter morning, creating a mysterious scenery in Ya'an City, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-11-17). Scenery of Zhaga waterfall in Sichuan. ecns.cn Zhaga means "torrent in white rocks" in the Tibetan language. The waterfall is 104 meters in height and 35 meters in width, and the highest calcified waterfall in China.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). Asia-Pacific no one's backyard, says China's Xi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Thursday that the Asia-Pacific is no one's backyard and should not become an arena for big power contests.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-17). VIDEO: China president scolds Trudeau over G20 meeting leak. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 17 (MNA) — Chinese President Xi Jinping was caught on video dressing down Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wednesday for allegedly leaking details of their closed-door meeting at the G20 summit in Indonesia.

Richard Tanter (2022-11-17). Prepping for a China War: The United States and the New Arc of Militarization Across Northern Australia. asia-pacificresearch.com

TeleSUR -mcs, JCM (2022-11-17). Presidente cubano inicia gira por Asia, àÅfrica y Europa. telesurtv.net El mandatario Miguel Díaz-Canel visitará, en ese orden, Argelia, Rusia, Türkiye y China.

WSWS (2022-11-17). Former Australian prime minister calls for mandatory national service for young people. wsws.org Tony Abbott's proposal is a sign of the desperation of the Australian political establishment, as it prepares for the coming conflict with China and faces an acute labour shortage at home.

_____ (2022-11-17). More Futile Pacific Overtures. popularresistance.org I've given up being amazed at how stupidly the Biden administration conducts its diplomacy with China and, by extension, Asia altogether. I spend my time now being amazed at how stupid these people assume the Chinese and other Asians to be. | Nearly halfway through his term in office — and let us hope there is not another after this one — the man from Scranton finally met Chinese President Xi Jinping Monday to discuss the single most important relationship between any two nations anywhere in the world. | This first face-to-face encounter since Joe Biden began his presidency comes after nearly two year…

Vanessa Beeley (2022-11-17). UK Column's Insight: China in Africa and the Middle East a Debate. thealtworld.com Is there an honest intention to generate prosperity and help the poor nations of the earth in opposition to a system of global enslavement, or is China just another imperial power out to loot the world? | The UK Column's Mike Robinson speaks to Matthew Ehret, Isa Blumi and Vanessa Beeley about China's role in Africa and the Middle East. | Matthew is a senior fellow at the American University in Moscow, editor in chief of the Canadian Patriot Review and co-founder of the Rising Tide Foundation. He has written the three-volume clash of the Two Americas and four-volume untold history of Canada series. | Isa Blumi (D…

____ (2022-11-17). Beijing starts inhaled COVID-19 booster vaccination. ecns.cn The first batch of inhaled COVID-19 booster vaccination has become available in Beijing starting from Wednesday in Beijing.

____ (2022-11-17). Mainland saddened by damaged cultural relics in Taipei Palace Museum. ecns.cn A spokesperson for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office on Wednesday said the mainland was saddened by the damage of cultural relics in the Palace Museum in Taipei.

____ (2022-11-17). Guangdong reports over 8,800 new local COVID-19 cases, accelerates construction of medical facilities. ecns.cn Guangdong Province is speeding up construction of mobile hospitals and quarantine facilities to cope with the recent COVID-19 resurgence.

____ (2022-11-17). More treasures from Jiangkou Battlefield unveiled in Sichuan. ecns.cn Jiangkou Battlefield is believed to be the site where 17th-century peasant-uprising leader Zhang Xianzhong abandoned treasures while losing the war.

Juan Chingo (2022-11-17). La relación de Alemania con China, de nuevo fuente de discordia con EE. UU. globalizacion.ca El canciller alemán Olaf Scholz fue el primer líder europeo en visitar Pekín desde el estallido de Covid-19. También, el primer líder occidental que se reunió con Xi Jinping flamantemente coronado para su tercer mandato. Su viaje despertó fuertes críticas…

Marc Vandepitte (2022-11-17). øQué podemos esperar de China con Xi Jinping? globalizacion.ca Vivimos tiempos muy turbulentos. Se avecinan muchas crisis y desafíos: el calentamiento global, el COVID-19, la crisis energética, la guerra en Ucrania… øQué podemos esperar ahora que Xi Jinping ha sido elegido para un tercer mandato? øQué dirección tomará China…

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-11-17). China se desmarca de acusaciones de EE.UU. sobre ciberseguridad. telesurtv.net El Gobierno chino siempre se ha mantenido inequívocamente en contra de los ataques de piratas informáticos y del abuso de las tecnologías de la información.

TeleSUR, mcs, JDO (2022-11-17). China promueve integración económica en región Asia-Pacífico. telesurtv.net El antagonismo y la escalada de las fricciones entre Washington y Moscú marcarán la cumbre de líderes del Foro APEC…

Mirko C. Trudeau (2022-11-17). No es necesaria otra guerra fría, dice Biden, Taiwán es la primera línea roja, responde Xi. globalizacion.ca Tras una reunión de tres horas en Bali, Indonesia, el presidente de Estados Unidos aseguró que "no es necesario que haya una nueva guerra fría", mientras su homólogo chino instó al jefe de la Casa Blanca a encontrar una dirección…

Betsey Piette (2022-11-16). Philadelphia communities unite against destructive developers. workers.org Activists from Save Chinatown address rally, as it blocks major intersection in South Philadelphia, Nov. 12.Credit: Joe Piette Philadelphia Close to 150 people, representing over a dozen diverse multinational, working-class Philadelphia neighborhoods, rallied together at FDR Park in South Philly Nov. 12 to demand a say by residents in what . . . |

____ (2022-11-16). Chinese FM meets Indonesian coordinating minister on sidelines of G20 summit. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here on Wednesday with Coordinator for Cooperation with China and Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut B. Pandjaitan on the sidelines of the Group of 20 (G20) Bali summit.

Staff (2022-11-16). "A Carbon Bomb": Movement Grows Against EACOP East African Pipeline Funded by France's Total & China. democracynow.org COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, has been called the African COP, but many African climate activists cannot afford to attend. Broadcasting from the summit, we speak to Omar Elmawi, campaign coordinator for Stop the East African Crude Oil Pipeline, about the push to stop the construction of a major pipeline that would stretch 900 miles from Uganda to Tanzania. Key financial backers of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline include the French company Total and the China National Offshore Oil Company. "It's a project that is strongly being opposed by people in Uganda and the whole world, because it's…

____ (2022-11-15). Wang: China keeping fair position on Ukraine issue. ecns.cn China has noted that Russia signaled interest in dialogue and agreed to resume the implementation of the Black Sea Grain Initiative, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-15). China opposes UN General Assembly draft resolution on compensation related to Ukraine: ambassador. ecns.cn The draft resolution calling Russian to provide redress and compensation to Ukraine submitted to the emergency special session for action has obvious flaws and loopholes.

Edward Hunt (2022-11-16). US Antagonism Towards Russia and China Deters Climate Progress. commondreams.org The United States is taking an increasingly confrontational stance toward China and Russia rather than working with them to address the climate crisis.

Pepe Escobar (2022-11-16). Russia, India, China, Iran: The Quad that Really Matters. globalresearch.ca

Dan Collyns (2022-11-16). Chinese cuisine thrives in Peru. america.cgtn.com The first Chinese immigrants arrived in Peru more than 170 years ago. The long history between China and Peru is being celebrated in the 21st century as the Chinese community attracts more people with the help of tasty food.

Alex Bainbridge (2022-11-16). Behind Australia's China reset. greenleft.org.au After years of bellicose anti-China rhetoric from Australian and US elites, the fact that Xi Jinping, Joe Biden and Anthony Albanese did actually meet does seem positive. Alex Bainbridge looks at what it really represents.

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-16). US Sanctions on China's Likely Next Defense Minister May Complicate Dialogue. news.antiwar.com US sanctions on China's likely incoming defense minister may complicate the two nations' plans to resume military dialogues that Beijing suspended in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) visiting Taiwan, The South China Morning Post reported on Tuesday. President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in talks on Monday that maintaining communications was …

____ (2022-11-15). Over 1,800 5G industrial Internet projects under construction in China: report. ecns.cn More than 1,800 5G industrial Internet projects were under construction in China in 2021, according to a report on China's Internet development.

____ (2022-11-15). China-Europe economic, trade relations show steady growth despite global challenges. ecns.cn Xi said that China and the EU should adhere to the spirit of independence and autonomy, as well as openness and cooperation to push bilateral relations for steady progress on the right track and inject stability and positive energy into the world.

____ (2022-11-15). Macao SAR chief executive delivers policy address, focusing on economy, public concerns. ecns.cn Ho Iat Seng, chief executive of China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), on Tuesday delivered a policy address for fiscal year 2023, stressing efforts to shore up the economy and mitigate public difficulties while keeping the COVID-19 epidemic under control.

____ (2022-11-15). Chinese navy fleet returns from escort mission. ecns.cn A Chinese navy fleet returned to the port city of Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province on Tuesday after completing its mission of escorting civilian vessels in the Gulf of Aden and in the waters off Somalia.

____ (2022-11-15). Peng Liyuan attends spouses' event. ecns.cn Peng Liyuan, wife of President Xi Jinping, joined an event for the spouses of leaders attending the Group of 20 Summit on Tuesday morning in Bali, Indonesia, and voiced hope for strengthened cooperation between China and Indonesia.

____ (2022-11-15). Sino-Indonesian trade benefits region, world. ecns.cn Closer China-Indonesia economic and trade cooperation will benefit the two countries and add new growth momentum to the regional and world economy.

____ (2022-11-15). CHINA / SOCIETY Cross-provincial travels granted under 48h negative test results; inbound, outbound group tour services remain suspended. ecns.cn China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Tuesday that tourists could travel to other provinces with public transporation if they could present a negative nucleic acid testing result within 48 hours.

____ (2022-11-16). China-funded hydropower project in Nepal produces 2 bln kWh of power. ecns.cn The Upper Marsyandi A Hydropower Project funded and operated by a Chinese company in western Nepal has produced electricity totaling two billion kilowatt hours by Wednesday, contributing its share in helping lessen the power short supply in the South Asian country.

____ (2022-11-16). China's first affordable offshore wind power project begins operation in S.China's Guangdong. ecns.cn A 0,000-kilowatt (kW) offshore wind power project successfully achieved the grid connection of 78 turbines in South China's Guangdong Province, marking the nation's first affordable offshore wind power project to achieve full capacity and grid connection.

____ (2022-11-16). PBOC Governor Yi Gang meets U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. ecns.cn China's central bank governor Yi Gang met Janet Yellen, secretary of the Treasury of the United States, on Wednesday during the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia.

____ (2022-11-16). China's economy expected to further recover: official. ecns.cn China's economy is expected to further recover in the rest of 2022 as the government's stimulative economic package is set to yield fruitful returns in the fourth quarter, an official with China's top economic planner said Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-16). Xinjiang foreign trade up 60.3 pct in first 10 months. ecns.cn Foreign trade volume of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region soared 60.3 percent year on year to 194.8 billion yuan (about 27.7 billion U.S. dollars) from January to October this year.

____ (2022-11-16). Tibet sets up first airborne emergency rescue team. ecns.cn Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region has set up its first airborne rescue team for emergency response.

____ (2022-11-16). China appoints Serbia's Djordjevic as men's basketball head coach. ecns.cn The Chinese Basketball Association announced that Serbia's Aleksandar Djordjevic will serve as the new head coach of China's men's basketball team.

____ (2022-11-16). Students from China 'welcome' at U.S. colleges. ecns.cn A senior U.S. State Department official said that efforts are being made to reduce barriers and cut waiting times for Chinese applying for student visas after enrollments from China dropped in the 2021-22 school year.

____ (2022-11-16). Positives boost overseas inflows into equities. ecns.cn Several positives drove overseas inflows — more global investors — into China's A-share market on Tuesday, marking their rebound for the third session in a row, international investment banks and asset managers said.

____ (2022-11-16). Govt's role in financial inclusion seen as key. ecns.cn China should support all market players striving to improve financial inclusion to explore more cooperation models, which follow laws and regulatory compliance, put risks under control and promote commercial sustainability.

____ (2022-11-16). Report: Digitalization gathers pace in China. ecns.cn The report said nearly 60 percent of surveyed business executives said they would increase their spending in the field of digitalization in the following one to two years.

____ (2022-11-16). China further eases corporate burden with tax, fee support. ecns.cn China's tax refunds, as well as tax and fee cuts and deferrals, topped 3.7 trillion yuan (about 525.8 billion U.S. dollars) this year as of Nov. 10, as the country continued efforts to ease enterprises' burden, official data showed Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-16). China's natural gas supply generally guaranteed for winter heating: official. ecns.cn China can generally guarantee the natural gas supply for winter heating demands this year despite a complex international market situation, an official with the country's top economic planner said Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-16). China launches CERES-1 Y4 commercial rocket with five satellites. ecns.cn China on Wednesday launched a CERES-1 Y4 carrier rocket placing a commercial satellite group in space.

____ (2022-11-16). Major high-tech expo opens in southwest China. ecns.cn The 10th China (Mianyang) Science and Technology City International High-Tech Expo commenced Wednesday in the city of Mianyang, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-11-16). Chinese hybrid rice offers solution to global food shortage: ministry. ecns.cn China attaches great attention to global food security and Chinese hybrid rice offers a solution to global food shortages, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said at a press conference on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-16). China to continue working with G20 members on global digital economic paradigm: Xi. ecns.cn China stands ready to continue cooperating with the members of the Group of 20 (G20) to jointly build a global digital economic paradigm featuring benefits for all, balance, coordination, inclusiveness, win-win cooperation and common prosperity.

____ (2022-11-16). Cross-provincial travels granted under 48h negative test results; inbound, outbound group tour services remain suspended. ecns.cn China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Tuesday that tourists could travel to other provinces with public transporation if they could present a negative nucleic acid testing result within 48 hours.

____ (2022-11-16). More primary courts to have jurisdiction over foreign-related civil, commercial cases. ecns.cn China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) has issued a new regulation to expand the jurisdiction of primary courts over the first instance of foreign-related civil and commercial cases.

____ (2022-11-16). China's first LNG refueling vessel put into operation. ecns.cn Originally a LNG bunker vessel, "Offshore Oil 301" (Hai Yang Shi You 301), China's first LNG refueling vessel, was put into operation after renovation on Tuesday in Guangzhou.

____ (2022-11-16). Cartoon themed subway train unveiled in Hangzhou. ecns.cn A cartoon themed subway is launched in Hangzhou to welcome the upcoming 18th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival (CICAF), which is expected to kick off in November.

____ (2022-11-16). China sends 5 satellites in one rocket into space. ecns.cn A CERES-1 Y4 carrier rocket carrying five Jilin-1 Gaofen 03D satellites blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest of China, Nov. 16, 2022.

____ (2022-11-16). The 24th China Hi-Tech Fair kicks off in Shenzhen. ecns.cn The 24th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) kicked off on Tuesday in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, attracting over 5,600 exhibitors from 41 countries and regions.

____ (2022-11-16). UK scholar: China's poverty alleviation helps world achieve goal five years in advance. ecns.cn It is China that has helped the United Nations attain the Sustainable Development Goals, including the eradication of extreme poverty and halving poverty in all its forms, said Robert Walker…

Finian Cunningham (2022-11-16). Biden and Burns in Double Act to Split Putin and Xi. dissidentvoice.org U.S. President Joe Biden apparently sought to lower tensions with China this week when he promised Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that Washington was "not seeking a new Cold War" with Beijing. The two leaders met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Indonesia. It was their first face-to-face meeting since Biden took office in …

WSWS (2022-11-16). Australian Labor PM has "reset" meeting with Xi. wsws.org The meeting may indicate a tactical shift to ease the immediate tensions produced by the escalating US provocations against China, following the lead set by US President Biden's meeting with Xi.

____ (2022-11-16). Giant World Cup match ball displayed in Beijing. ecns.cn An installation featuring the official match ball of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is displayed in a Beijing street ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Nov. 16, 2022.

____ (2022-11-16). Sugar beets harvest in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Karamay planted a total of 186 hectares of sugar beets in 2022 and the estimated output of sugar beets will exceed 13,000 tons, hitting a record high.

____ (2022-11-15). Hospitals being built to cope with infections. ecns.cn More makeshift hospitals are being built in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, to boost its treatment capacity for COVID-19 infections, according to a local health official.

____ (2022-11-16). Digital healthcare nurtures innovation. ecns.cn Healthcare professionals work at the Chronic Disease Management Center of digital healthcare company WeDoctor's grassroots-level healthcare maintenance organization in Tianjin in August 2021.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-11-16). Argentina obtiene de China fondos para reservas y obras. telesurtv.net Argentina y China amplían swap con 5.000 millones de dólares…

Staff (2022-11-16). Presidente de Cuba arriba a Argelia en visita oficial. cubadebate.cu El primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y presidente de la República de Cuba llegó a la República Argelina Democrática y Popular, para cumplir una visita oficial del 16 al 19 de noviembre, informó Presidencia. Argelia es el primer punto de una gira del mandatario cubano, que incluirá también a Rusia, Turquía y China.

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