Daily Archives: November 30, 2022

2022-11-30: News Headlines

____ (2022-11-30). China to tighten supervision of Covid testing firms amid public outcry over illegal activities. ecns.cn China's National Health Commission (NHC) vowed on Tuesday to continue stepping up supervision of nucleic acid testing firms and will severely punish illegal activities like giving false results, following some individual nucleic acid testing fraud cases that have attracted nationwide attention.

SP Editor (2022-11-30). What If the U.S. and China Really Cooperated on Climate Change? scheerpost.com Michael Klare takes a tiny bit of genuine good news — the U.S. and China, the globe's two greatest carbon emitters, are again at least talking about climate change — and tries to imagine where those two governments could actually go if they truly decided to cooperate.

____ (2022-11-30). Dutch chip producer faces U.S. sales pressure. ecns.cn The head of Europe's second-largest semiconductor equipment maker has accused the United States government of putting pressure on companies in friendly countries to help enact its tough export policies against China.

____ (2022-11-30). Parcel delivery still operating smoothly, postal authorities say. ecns.cn Although a small number of parcel delivery stations have been closed due to the latest COVID-19 outbreaks, China's parcel delivery network has been operating smoothly in general.

____ (2022-11-30). Shenzhou-14 and Shenzhou-15 crews meet at China Space Station. ecns.cn Shenzhou-14 and Shenzhou-15 taikonauts met at China's first space station Tiangong at 7: 33 a.m. on Wednesday, Beijing time, said China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

____ (2022-11-30). China to further boost COVID-19 vaccination among elderly. ecns.cn The Chinese government has released a work plan to ramp up vaccination among its elderly population to protect this vulnerable group against COVID-19.

____ (2022-11-30). China's manufacturing PMI down in November. ecns.cn The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector came in at 48 in November, down from 49.2 in October, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-30). China's non-manufacturing PMI down in November. ecns.cn The purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's non-manufacturing sector came in at 46.7 in November, down from 48.7 in October, the National Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-30). China-built Jakarta-Bandung HSR sees landmark progress. ecns.cn With a 900-metric-ton beam being safely positioned along the No 24 Bridge on the Jakarta-Bandung High-Speed Railway on Oct 16, all the box beams on the line had been successfully installed, meaning that track-laying work can begin.

____ (2022-11-30). Nation's foreign trade on healthy track. ecns.cn China's foreign trade recorded steady progress during the January-October period, with both imports and exports hitting record highs.

____ (2022-11-30). China is the world's fastest country in improving air quality: report. ecns.cn China has become the world's fastest country in improving air quality with a dramatic drop in the emissions intensity of major pollutants and carbon, said an environmental NGO report.

____ (2022-11-30). Cold waves sweep most part of China. ecns.cn China on Tuesday continued to issue an orange alert for a cold wave, forecasting big temperature drops and gales in vast regions.

____ (2022-11-30). Shenzhou-15 crews meet with another taikonaut trio at Tiangong space station. ecns.cn The three astronauts aboard China's Shenzhou-15 spaceship entered the country's space station and met with another astronaut trio on Wednesday, a historic gathering that added the manpower at the in-orbit space lab to six for the first time.

____ (2022-11-30). (100 great changes) China's aerospace shifts from follower to world leader. ecns.cn Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, China has made fruitful achievements in aerospace, shifting from "following" others to "leading" the world in some aspects.

Matthias Brockers, Michael Haller (2022-11-30). Farewell to the unipolar world and Disaster capitalism: back to Marx! indybay.org The sanctions have already proved to be a dangerous boomerang because they hit Europe harder than Russia… It is a suicidal illusion to try to win a war against the raw materials giant Russia – which possesses more than a third of all fossil energies and raw materials on earth – and the world's largest high-tech workshop, China, which is united with it.

Students4HK (2022-11-30). Tuesday 11/29: Rally: support anti-government protests in China. indybay.org Portsmouth Square (Kearny @ Clay), Chinatown, San Francisco…

WSWS (2022-11-30). Former US Navy secretary calls Australia the "tip of the spear" against China. wsws.org Richard Spencer proposed placing Australian naval personnel on US nuclear-powered submarines.

Infobrics (2022-11-30). Chinese Refiners Seek More Russian Oil. infobrics.org State firms ask for assistance from Beijing ahead of EU sanctions…

____ (2022-11-30). Chongqing inspects nucleic acid testing labs. ecns.cn Chongqing has been conducting a special law enforcement inspection on 16 private nucleic acid testing agencies in the central urban area recently to ensure the quality of mass testing, local officials said at a daily briefing on Monday evening.

____ (2022-11-30). HK DOJ seeks to delay trial of Apple Daily boss. ecns.cn Hong Kong's Department of Justice on Tuesday applied to postpone the trial of Jimmy Lai Chee-ying's national security case.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-11-30). Rusia y China consolidan cooperación energética bilateral. telesurtv.net El mandatario ruso señaló que el foro consolida el diálogo bilateral entre diversos actores del sector energético.

Anand Naidoo (2022-11-29). The Heat: 2022 A Year in Space Exploration. america.cgtn.com The year in space from China's space station to hidden galaxies. The third and final module docked with China's Tiangong space station in November, one of the last steps in the country's planned presence in orbit. It was a year filled with advances and a …

Caitlin Johnstone (2022-11-29). China Keeps Aggressively Surrounding Itself With US Bases: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article: | Facts: | There are Chinese people with real grievances against their government. | The US empire's propaganda machine will spin current protests in China to advance imperial agendas. | Western intelligence agencies will become more and more involved in these protests the longer they go on. | ‚ùñ | It still amazes me how many people who fancy themselves anti-establishment critical thinkers will spend all day mindlessly regurgitating mainstream media lines about China. | I cannot emphasize enough how little respect I have for anyone who parrots US empire…

____ (2022-11-28). Premier Li says sound, stable China-Japan ties serve interests of both sides. ecns.cn Chinese Premier Li Keqiang addressed the eighth China-Japan Business Leader and Former High-Level Government Official Dialogue by video link on Monday, saying the two countries, as major economies in the world, enjoy common interests and broad scope for cooperation.

____ (2022-11-28). Xi holds talks with Mongolian president. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Mongolian President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh on Monday at the Great Hall of the People during his state visit to China.

____ (2022-11-28). China to provide training for foreign astronauts. ecns.cn The China Manned Space Agency is doing preparatory work for the training of foreign astronauts to fly aboard the nation's Tiangong space station, said Ji Qiming, assistant director of the agency.

____ (2022-11-28). Policies to stabilize real estate financing. ecns.cn China's latest policies will pump more liquidity into the economy to boost growth, improve real estate financing, stabilize market expectations and help shore up economic recovery in the coming months, industry experts said.

____ (2022-11-28). China, Mongolia agree on shared future. ecns.cn China and Mongolia pledged on Monday to make joint efforts to move toward modernization and work for a shared future featuring peaceful coexistence, solidarity and win-win cooperation.

____ (2022-11-28). China, Russia committed to safeguarding int'l justice. ecns.cn China and Russia have reaffirmed their commitment to rejecting unipolar hegemony and safeguarding international fairness and justice, a move that officials and scholars said is conducive to the peace and stability of the region and the world.

____ (2022-11-28). EU leader's visit expected to boost ties. ecns.cn At the invitation of President Xi Jinping, Michel, president of the European Council, will pay a visit to China on Thursday, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying announced on Monday.

____ (2022-11-28). Nation set to strengthen cooperation with Japan. ecns.cn Healthy and stable China-Japan relations not only serve the interests of both countries and their peoples, but also benefit regional and global peace as well as stability and development, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday.

____ (2022-11-28). China extends tariff exemption on certain US goods. ecns.cn China will continue to exempt certain US goods from additional tariffs until May next year, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said Monday.

____ (2022-11-29). First convertor transformer with China-made on-load tap changers starts operation. ecns.cn The first convertor transformer using China-made on-load tap changers have successfully been put into operation on Sunday at a crucial west-to-east power transmission project located in South China's Guangdong Province.

____ (2022-11-29). China's gross ocean product exceeds 9t yuan. ecns.cn China's gross ocean product exceeded 9 trillion yuan ($1.25 trillion) in 2021, up 8.3 percent year-on-year, People's Daily overseas edition reported on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-29). China's auto export industry climbing to the top. ecns.cn China expected to surpass Japan and South Korea to become the world's largest auto exporter in the future, the People's Daily reported on Tuesday, citing an expert.

____ (2022-11-29). People in high-risk areas helped to return home. ecns.cn The government in Guangzhou, one of many cities in China that are struggling to reduce the spread of COVID-19, is allowing people who live and work in high-risk areas of the city to return to their hometowns after completing precautionary steps.

____ (2022-11-29). Beijing tops Nature Index Science cities ranking. ecns.cn Beijing remains at the top spot in the newly released Nature Index 2022 Science cities, followed by New York metropolitan area, China News Service reported.

____ (2022-11-29). Scientific issues critical to human society 2022 released. ecns.cn Global scientists have selected the top 10 scientific issues critical to human society development for 2022, the China Science Daily reported on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-29). Urumqi rolls out policies to help COVID-impacted residents. ecns.cn Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has formulated special policies to help residents in need overcome the impact brought by COVID-19.

____ (2022-11-29). China's Shenzhen expands rail transit network. ecns.cn A new metro line and a new section of an existing line in the southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen have started services.

____ (2022-11-29). PLA Southern Theater Command troops warn away trespassing U.S. warship near Nansha Islands. ecns.cn PLA Southern Theater Command on Tuesday morning discovered that the vessel USS Chancellorsville had trespassed into waters around the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea without China's authorization, and followed and warned away the guided-missile cruiser.

____ (2022-11-29). Xi says ready to strengthen China-Russia energy cooperation. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday China is ready to work with Russia to forge closer partnership in energy cooperation.

____ (2022-11-29). China plans to speed up COVID-19 vaccination rate for people aged over 80. ecns.cn China will speed up the COVID-19 vaccination rate for people aged over 80 and continue to increase the rate for people aged between 60 and 79, according to a notice released by the State Council joint prevention and control mechanism against COVID-19 on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-29). China rebukes Canada for ideologically-biased diplomatic strategy. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-29). China welcomes Sri Lankan FM's rebuttal of so-called 'Chinese debt trap': spokesperson. ecns.cn

____ (2022-11-29). Horses run on snow-covered prairie in Xinjiang. ecns.cn A herd of horses gallop on snow-covered prairie in Zhaosu county, known as "hometown of pegasus", Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Ili, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Nov. 27, 2022.

____ (2022-11-29). Over 1.5 tons of coins unearthed in Jiangsu. ecns.cn Photo released on Nov. 29, 2022 shows copper coins excavated from an ancient coin kiln dating back to Song Dynasty (960-1279) in Yancheng, east China's Jiangsu Province. Over 1.5 tons of ancient copper coins were discovered in Jiangsu.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-29). China calls for lifting of unilateral sanctions on Venezuela. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 29 (MNA) — China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson called on relevant countries to stop interfering in Venezuela's internal affairs and lift unilateral sanctions as soon as possible.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-11-29). "Economic Warfare" Directed against China? The Shanghai "Covid Zero Tolerance Mandate" Extends its Grip to Major Industrial Cities. globalresearch.ca "Covid Tolerance Zero" has contributed to destabilizing Shanghai's financial sector as well as China's buoyant export economy. It has created social havoc for millions of people, requiring the imposition of PCR tests, using the QR code as a means of social control.

Staff (2022-11-29). Headlines for November 29, 2022. democracynow.org NATO Pledges More Support for Ukraine as Some in Europe Accuse U.S. of Profiting from the War, China Eases Some COVID Restrictions as It Moves to Block New Protests, In Blow to Taiwanese Gov't, Voters Back Opposition Nationalist Party in Local Elections, Biden Sides with Big Business & Asks Congress to Block Potential Rail Strike, Teenage Gunman Pleads Guilty in Mass Shooting at Buffalo Supermarket in Black Neighborhood, Chesapeake, Virginia, Holds Vigil for Walmart Workers Shot Dead by Store Manager, Five Police Officers in New Haven, CT, Arrested After Man Is Paralyzed in Police Van, Arizona Sues Republic…

TheAltWorld (2022-11-29). Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim, US Meddling, and China. asia-pacificresearch.com

UnitedEditor (2022-11-29). Rummaging through the documents of the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of China. uwidata.com By Sergio Rodriguez Gelfenstein * Delving into some of the documents of the XX Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), into its conclusions and repercussions, it is possible to discover aspects that are quite unknown or little disclosed in our countries. I am going to expose four of them that seem substantial to …

WSWS (2022-11-29). Paul Krugman defines one million US Covid deaths as a victory for democracy. wsws.org Princeton economist, New York Times columnist, and Biden administration flunkey Paul Krugman has posted a column titled, "How China Lost the Covid War." It is a devastating self-exposure of the intellectual, political and moral disintegration of American liberalism.

____ (2022-11-29). Q&A: Beijing's latest COVID-19 outbreak. ecns.cn Li Dongzeng spoke with Beijing Daily about the infectiousness and virulence of the Omicron variant BF.7, the dominant subvariant in the latest outbreak of COVID-19 in Beijing.

____ (2022-11-29). Covid positive toddler avoids hospital quarantine thanks to warmhearted neighbors. ecns.cn A 2-year-old kid who tested positive for Covid-19 has been allowed to be quarantined at home, with the aid and promise of a warm-hearted neighborhood in Chaoyang District, Beijing.

____ (2022-11-29). Reopening businesses eligible for tax refunds. ecns.cn Authorities in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, will help small and medium-sized businesses hit hard by the recent COVID-19 outbreak as the city steps up efforts to restore order in the lives of residents, the city government said.

____ (2022-11-29). Extreme weather in Xinjiang led to 7 deaths. ecns.cn Seven construction workers were confirmed dead after going missing in extreme weather conditions in Altay city in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, according to a statement released by local government at late night on Monday.

____ (2022-11-29). Design of main venue for Exop Chengdu 2024 released. ecns.cn The main pavilion is located by the Mohechi ruins park, a manmade lake and a popular spot for relaxation during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). The 2024 Chengdu Exop will be held from April 26 to Oct. 28, 2024.

____ (2022-11-28). Chinese gov't spokesperson stresses enforcement of HKSAR national security law. ecns.cn It is imperative to fully and faithfully enforce the law on safeguarding national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

____ (2022-11-28). U.S. urged to stop politicizing economic, trade and sci-tech issues: spokesperson. ecns.cn It is imperative to fully and faithfully enforce the law on safeguarding national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

____ (2022-11-28). Uproar as HK court allows UK legal defense. ecns.cn Earlier on Monday, the Court of Final Appeal, Hong Kong's top court, upheld a lower court's decision to allow Lai to hire British barrister Timothy Owen as his counsel in his upcoming national security trial, which will start on Thursday.

____ (2022-11-29). Study finds raccoon dogs increasing in Shanghai. ecns.cn Raccoon dogs are ballooning in number and expanding their habitats in the eastern metropolis of Shanghai, a new survey on the crafty urban dwellers has shown.

____ (2022-11-29). Shanghai Disney Resort to suspend operations again. ecns.cn Shanghai Disney Resort said on Tuesday that it will temporarily close from Tuesday due to the COVID-19 control and prevention requirement.

____ (2022-11-29). Polar vehicles from Guizhou province vroom on icy land in Antarctica. ecns.cn With an eye-catching exterior and two 4-meter-long carriages, polar all-terrain vehicles produced by a Guizhou company became a popular topic recently on the internet.

____ (2022-11-29). Rare robin bird spotted in Qinghai. ecns.cn The red-breasted robin, Britain's National Bird, is 14-centimeter-long and weighs at about 16-22 grams. It was listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's red list of threatened species in 2012.

____ (2022-11-29). Sightseeing rail line in Lijiang starts test run. ecns.cn The first phase of the Lijiang tour train project, which links UNESCO world cultural heritage site Lijiang Old Town and national 5A scenic spot Yulong Snow Mountain, started trial operations in Lijiang city of Yunnan province on Monday, CCTV News reported.

TeleSUR, jaa, JGN (2022-11-29). China y Mongolia refuerzan lazos de intercambio y cooperación. telesurtv.net El mandatario chino aseguró que su país está dispuesto a aumentar los intercambios con Mongolia en áreas como la energía, la minería, la conectividad y otras esferas.

Staff (2022-11-29). Embajador de China en La Habana destaca resultados de visita de Díaz-Canel: Pekín está dispuesta a continuar apoyando el desarrollo de Cuba. cubadebate.cu El embajador de China en Cuba, Ma Hui, aseguró este martes en conferencia de prensa que el consenso para la construcción de una comunidad de futuro compartido y una declaración conjunta, son importantes resultados de la reciente visita del primer secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, a la nación asiática.

Staff (2022-11-29). Rusia y China trabajan para crear una forma de pago que evite el sistema interbancario SWIFT. cubadebate.cu El vice primer ministro ruso, Alexánder Nóvak, ha anunciado este martes que Rusia y China están trabajando en la apertura de cuentas bancarias de empresas en ambos países para evitar el uso del sistema interbancario SWIFT.

_____ (2022-11-28). Circuits Of War: On Biden's Technological Offensive Against China. popularresistance.org A world war was declared on 7 October. No news station reported on it, even though we will all have to suffer its effects. That day, the Biden administration launched a technological offensive against China, placing stringent limits and extensive controls on the export not only of integrated circuits, but also their designs, the machines used to 'write' them on silicon and the tools these machines produce. Henceforth, if a Chinese factory requires any of these components to produce goods — like Apple's mobile phones, or GM's cars — other firms must request a special licence to export them. | Why has t…

_____ (2022-11-28). Zhou Enlai's Posthumous Triumph. strategic-culture.org Nations now fashioning a post—Western world order appear to be abiding by the Five Principles espoused by China's first and long-serving premier. | By Patrick LAWRENCE | The big news over the Thanksgiving weekend — big such that you could hardly find it in the mainstream press — is that top officials from China will travel to Riyadh in early December to meet counterparts not only from the Saudi kingdom but also from other Arab nations. There appears a strong possibility that Xi Jinping will attend. | The Chinese president is already scheduled to summit in the kingdom next month with Crown Prince…

Brittani Banks (2022-11-28). Could China Help Brazil to Overcome Its Economic Crisis? independentmediainstitute.org The election victory of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva as the president of Brazil for a third term on October 30 is expected to revise the relations between Brasília and Beijing. Brazil is going through a serious economic, political, social, and environmental crisis. Fighting poverty, resuming economic growth with income redistribution, reindustrializing the country, and …

____ (2022-11-28). China-Central Asia gas pipeline transports over 40 bln cubic meters this year. ecns.cn The China-Central Asia Gas Pipeline has delivered over 40 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China this year, according to PipeChina West Pipeline Company.

____ (2022-11-28). Shenzhou-15 manned mission to launch as planned in severe winter. ecns.cn The Shenzhou-15 manned mission is scheduled to launch at 11: 08 p.m. on Tuesday (Beijing Time), the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) announced at a press conference Monday.

____ (2022-11-28). Quake early warning system to be deployed in China. ecns.cn Earthquake early warning with countdown in seconds and instant seismic intensity reporting in minutes will be realized in key areas across China by the end of 2023, according to the 2022 National Conference on Seismological Science and Technology.

____ (2022-11-28). China-Central Asia pipeline delivers over 40 bln cubic meters of natural gas. ecns.cn The China-Central Asia Gas Pipeline has transported over 40 billion cubic meters of natural gas to China in 2022, according to the Horgos initial compressor station of PipeChina West Pipeline Company on Monday.

____ (2022-11-28). First reusable rocket test a success in Xi'an. ecns.cn China's rocket scientists and engineers have been working on creating reusable rockets for several years and have recently made substantial progress.

____ (2022-11-28). China recruits new reserve astronauts, open to those from Hong Kong, Macao. ecns.cn China is projected to recruit 12 to 14 new reserve astronauts, and the selection, which started in September, is open, for the first time, to payload experts from Hong Kong and Maca.

____ (2022-11-28). China ready to implement moon landing project. ecns.cn China has made breakthroughs in the development of the new-generation crewed spaceship, new-generation manned carrier rocket, moon lander, and moon landing spacesuit, stepping closer to its moon landing goal.

____ (2022-11-28). Int'l science payloads to enter China's space station next year: official. ecns.cn A number of space science application projects jointly selected by China and the UNOOSA or with the European Space Agency (ESA) are being implemented as planned, and related payloads will be launched to get into China's space station for experiments next year.

____ (2022-11-28). China recruits new reserve astronauts. ecns.cn China is projected to recruit 12 to 14 new reserve astronauts, and the selection, which started in September, is open, for the first time, to payload experts from Hong Kong and Macao.

____ (2022-11-28). China's digital economy seeing growth, CAST official says. ecns.cn The value of China's digital economy reached 45.5 trillion yuan ($6.32 trillion) last year, accounting for 39.8 percent of the nation's GDP.

____ (2022-11-28). China's export tax refund and exemption reach 1.64t. ecns.cn China's tax department continuously accelerated the export tax refund this year, offering powerful support for the steady growth of foreign trade, Securities Times reported.

____ (2022-11-28). Ming Dynasty stone inscription discovered in north China. ecns.cn Cultural relics workers in north China's Hebei Province have discovered a 427-year-old stone inscription detailing the construction of a temple.

____ (2022-11-28). European Council president to visit China. ecns.cn BEIJING, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — At the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, President of the European Council Charles Michel will visit China on Dec. 1, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced Monday. ‚ñ…

____ (2022-11-28). China rejects Canada's attack and smear in its newly released Indo-Pacific strategy: Embassy. ecns.cn Some Western countries, who at will undermine the international order and other countries' sovereignty, are the true disruptive force to global peace, security and development.

____ (2022-11-28). President of the European Council to visit China. ecns.cn President of the European Council Charles Michel will visit China on Dec 1.

____ (2022-11-28). China to launch Shenzhou-15 manned spaceship on Nov. 29. ecns.cn The Shenzhou-15 crewed spaceship will be launched at 11: 08 p.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, announced the China Manned Space Agency on Monday.

____ (2022-11-28). Taikonauts of China's Shenzhou-15 mission meet press. ecns.cn Fei Junlong, Deng Qingming and Zhang Lu, the three Chinese taikonauts for the upcoming Shenzhou-15 mission, met the press on Monday.

____ (2022-11-28). China discloses tasks of Shenzhou-15 manned space mission. ecns.cn The Shenzhou-15 astronauts will rotate with the Shenzhou-14 trio in orbit and carry out verification of long-term residence in China's space station at its three-module configuration, according to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) on Monday.

____ (2022-11-28). China sends Yaogan-36 satellite into space. ecns.cn A Long March-2D carrier rocket carrying the Yaogan-36 satellite blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Nov. 27, 2022.

____ (2022-11-28). China unveils Shenzhou-15 crew for space station mission. ecns.cn Chinese astronauts Fei Junlong, Deng Qingming and Zhang Lu will carry out the Shenzhou-15 spaceflight mission, and Fei will be the commander, the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) announced at a press conference on Monday.

____ (2022-11-28). Taikonauts of China's Shenzhou-15 mission meet the press. ecns.cn Fei Junlong (C), Deng Qingming (R) and Zhang Lu, the three taikonauts for the upcoming Shenzhou-15 mission, meet the press at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, Nov. 28, 2022. (Photo: China News Service/Wang Jiangbo)…

____ (2022-11-28). Colorful dawn redwood forest in Jiangsu. ecns.cn A dawn redwood forest in gorgeous colors grow in early winter at Hongze Lake Wetland scenic spot in Suqian City, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 25, 2022.

____ (2022-11-28). Rime turns Wolong Nature Reserve into winter wonderland. ecns.cn Trees are covered with white rime, creating a spectacular scenery in Wolong Nature Reserve in Wenchuan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Nov. 28, 2022.

____ (2022-11-28). Snow-capped Guozigou Valley in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Guozigou Bridge spans snow-covered mountains, forming an astonishing view in winter in Ili, northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Nov. 27, 2022.

____ (2022-11-28). China Life: Made-in-China souvenirs all the rage at World Cup. ecns.cn As the 2022 Qatar World Cup gets underway, football fans around the world are introduced to a "super-skilled player" named La'eeb. The tournament's official mascot may be born in the Middle East, but the family of souvenirs grew up in the southern Chinese industrial town of Dongguan.

____ (2022-11-28). Fishing boats in east China return to harbor to avoid cold wave. ecns.cn Shangdong issued a yellow alter for a cold wave on Monday. Fishing boats returned to the harbor to avoid cold weather and heavy waves.

____ (2022-11-28). China launches Yaogan-36 remote sensing satellite. ecns.cn China on Sunday successfully launched a new remote sensing satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-11-28). (100 great changes) China leads in wind power Generation. ecns.cn This is the largest wind power plant in Asia — Inner Mongolia's Huitengxile Wind Power Plant.

Michael T. Klare (2022-11-28). US-China Climate Cooperation Could Reduce Tensions and Military Expenditures. truthout.org As President Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping arrived on the resort island of Bali, Indonesia, for their November 14th "summit," relations between their two countries were on a hair-raising downward spiral, with tensions over Taiwan nearing the boiling point. Diplomats hoped, at best, for a modest reduction in tensions, which, to the relief of many, did occur. No policy breakthroughs were expected, however, and none were achieved. In one vital area, though, there was at least a glimmer of hope: the planet's two largest greenhouse-gas emitters agreed to resume their languishing negotiations on joint ef…

Michael T. Klare (2022-11-28). Imagining the Necessary World in Which the US and China Cooperate on Climate. commondreams.org Can green diplomacy among the world's two major powers help save the planet?

Mihai Macovei (2022-11-28). The Global Semiconductors Crisis: The US Chip Blockade Against China Is Intent Upon "Containing China's Technological and Economic Progress" globalresearch.ca

Ramzy Baroud (2022-11-28). Xi vs Trudeau: How China is rewriting history with the colonial West. peoplesworld.org Though brief, the exchange between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Indonesia on November 16 has become a social media sensation. Xi, assertive if not domineering, lectured the visibly apprehensive Trudeau about the etiquette of diplomacy. This exchange can be considered another watershed …

Staff (2022-11-28). Headlines for November 28, 2022. democracynow.org COVID Protests Spread Across China as Lockdown Anger Boils Over, Zelensky Warns of Further Russian Attacks on Energy Infrastructure as Ukrainians Face Harsh Winter, Ayatollah's Niece Voices Support for Mass Protests as Iran Cracks Down on Public Figures, Extremist Itamar Ben-Gvir to Head Nat'l Security in Incoming Israeli Gov't, Anwar Ibrahim Confirmed as Malaysia's New Prime Minister, Hong Kong Convicts 6 Pro-Democracy Activists over Protest Fund, Sà£o Tomé and Príncipe PM Says Gov't Thwarted Coup, Fragile Ceasefire Takes Effect in DRC as Local Groups Tell Foreign Forces to Le…

Staff (2022-11-28). From Xinjiang to Shanghai, Protests Grow in China over COVID Restrictions After Fatal Apartment Fire. democracynow.org Unprecedented protests have erupted in multiple Chinese cities over President Xi Jinping's strict zero-COVID policies, which have resulted in extended strict lockdowns across the country. The protests were triggered by a deadly fire Thursday at an apartment building in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, where local COVID restrictions reportedly prevented firefighters from reaching the trapped residents. This comes as hundreds of workers at the world's largest iPhone factory, Foxconn, clashed last week with police over restrictions that have forced many workers to live at the factory. "China now fo…

Thecommunists (2022-11-28). Brian Berletic on China's 'social credit score system': fact or fiction? thecommunists.org Across the internet and social media, the alleged existence of a draconian 'social credit score system' is given as evidence that China is an authoritarian state, particularly by those trying to disparage China's image. Various disturbing claims in western media are made about China's system, including that it violates privacy, monitors and records an untold …

Tom Clifford (2022-11-28). Accept to Lockdown, Be Arrested, Queuing for Covid Tests: China's Changing Social and Economic Landscape. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-11-28). The protests in China and the lifting of Zero-COVID. wsws.org In the past week, as COVID-19 infections have reached all-time highs in China, a series of protests have taken place reflecting the response of different class forces to the growing public health and economic crisis.

WSWS (2022-11-28). Apartment fire in China exploited to push for ending COVID restrictions. wsws.org The tragic death of ten people in a fire in a high-rise building in Xinjiang was caused not by COVID-19 restrictions, but the lack of adequate fire safety measures in the neighborhood.

____ (2022-11-28). Chinese computer scientist Wei Daozheng dies at 93 in Beijing. ecns.cn Chinese computer scientist Wei Daozheng passed away in Beijing on Saturday at the age of 93, according to the Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on Monday.

____ (2022-11-28). Chinese premier meets with Mongolian President Ukhnaa Khurelsukh. ecns.cn Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with visiting Mongolian President Ukhnaa Khurelsukh Monday in Beijing.

____ (2022-11-28). Chinese doctor who defeated leprosy dies at 101. ecns.cn World-renowned leprosy expert Li Huanying passed away at the age of 101 in Beijing on Friday, according to the Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University. | Born in 1921 in Beijing, Li graduated from the School of Medicine at Tongji University in Shanghai and Johns Hopkins University in the United States.

____ (2022-11-28). Epidemic control not related to fire deaths in Urumqi: Govt. ecns.cn COVID-19 epidemic control measures did not affect the evacuation of residents in the fire that killed 10 people in a residential building in Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Friday.

____ (2022-11-28). Chinese mainland made metro train unveiled in Hong Kong. ecns.cn Residents wait to board a new Q-train, made in Chinese mainland, which commences service at Choi Hung station on the Kwun Tong Line in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Nov. 27, 2022.

____ (2022-11-28). Qing Dynasty shipwreck transferred to dock in Shanghai. ecns.cn The shipwreck known as Yangtze River Estuary No. 2 Ancient Vessel was successfully moved on Friday to the No. 1 Dock of the former site of the Shanghai Shipyard that is going to become a museum.

Staff (2022-11-28). Turkmenistan: Turkey consolidates control of Caspian Sea region. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkmenistan isn't and hasn't ever been a member of the Collective Security Treaty Organization or the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, though has been a member of NATO's Partnership for Peace military partnership since 1993. It is the only Turkic-speaking former Soviet republic not to have joined the Organization of Turkic States (where the others, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan …

Ernesto López (2022-11-28). Tres potencias en pugna: Biden eligió como antagonista a Rusia en lugar de China. globalizacion.ca Claramente Biden cambió de antagonista principal respecto del elegido por Trump: Rusia sustituyó a China. La imprecisa deriva norteamericana de los últimos años en el ámbito internacional parece no tener fin. | Como se recordará, Donald Trump tomó algunas decisiones importantes…

TeleSUR, gao, JCM (2022-11-28). China registra cifra récord de contagios por Covid-19. telesurtv.net Las autoridades sanitarias reportan las mayores cifras de infectados desde inicios de la pandemia en 2020.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-11-28). Irán aprueba adhesión a Organización de Cooperación de Shanghái. telesurtv.net El 15 de septiembre de 2022, Irán firmó un memorando de compromisos en la Organización de Cooperación de Shanghai.

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