2022-12-01: News Headlines

Drago Bosnic (2022-12-01). Pentagon Cannot Account for $20 Billion Worth of Weapons in Ukraine While Another $19 Billion for Taiwan Is Missing. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2022-12-01). Taiwan's ruling party suffers major defeat. journal-neo.org At first glance, Taiwan's local elections on November 26 may seem like a sideshow when compared with the development of the current phase of the "Great World Game." However, this is a false impression, which is at the very least contradicted by the fact that the preliminary results (which were completely unexpected even for the …

Ahmed Adel (2022-12-01). China Aims to Diminish US Influence in Latin America by Boosting Trade Relations. globalresearch.ca

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-01). NATO Members Discuss Ways to Confront China at Bucharest Summit. news.antiwar.com

____ (2022-11-30). Deliveries on track despite outbreaks. 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, the State Post Bureau of China said on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-30). China to enhance prevention, control of invasive alien species. ecns.cn China will enhance its capabilities in preventing and controlling invasive alien species to safeguard agriculture development and biodiversity.

____ (2022-11-30). China-Europe freight train service sees steady progress. ecns.cn The number of China-Europe freight train trips has increased rapidly in recent years, helping stabilize the international supply chain, according to the provincial government of east China's Jiangsu.

____ (2022-11-30). China to further upgrade its virus control policy. ecns.cn China's COVID-19 prevention and control work is facing new situations and new tasks, with the weakening pathogenicity of Omicron, increasing uptake of vaccination and growing disease response experience.

____ (2022-11-30). Chinese, Russian air forces hold 2nd joint strategic patrol of the year with 1st warplane exchange visits. ecns.cn Chinese and Russian militaries conducted a joint aerial strategic patrol in the Asia-Pacific region on Wednesday, the first time Chinese aircraft have landed in Russia and Russian aircraft have landed in China in such a joint patrol.

____ (2022-11-30). China, Laos agree to push forward shared future. ecns.cn China and Laos agreed to push forward building the China-Laos community with a shared future to bring more benefits to their peoples and promote regional peace, stability and development.

____ (2022-11-30). Chinese, European leaders seek stable ties. ecns.cn On Nov 10, a group of German business executives wrote a joint opinion article for the daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, warning against pressure to withdraw from the vast China market that has served the German economy well.

____ (2022-11-30). Forecasts suggest 2023 may be good for China GDP and local equities. ecns.cn China's economy is expected to rebound next year and sustain the rally in Chinese equities, though market volatility could remain elevated, prominent investment banks and wealth managers said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-30). Work starts on major high-speed rail projects. ecns.cn Construction has begun on two major high-speed railways in southwestern China, which are expected to be completed in 2027 and 2028, improving the region's high-speed railway network and boosting socioeconomic development.

____ (2022-11-30). Nov manufacturing activity weakens. ecns.cn China's factory activity contracted at a steeper pace in November amid renewed domestic COVID-19 cases and slackening domestic and external demand, adding pressure to the country's slow and bumpy economic recovery.

____ (2022-11-30). China hopes Britain will nurture bilateral cooperation: FM spokesperson. ecns.cn Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Wednesday said that China hopes Britain will create a fair business environment for Chinese companies and favorable conditions for bilateral cooperation.

____ (2022-12-01). China's auto export accelerates to new record. ecns.cn China's auto export industry registered steady growth amid headwinds such as chip shortage, rise of raw material prices, and the pandemic, with export totaling 2.46 million units in the first 10 months, up 54.1 percent on a yearly basis.

____ (2022-12-01). Over 100 billion parcels handled this year, postal bureau says. ecns.cn China has handled more than 100 billion parcels this year as of Thursday, evidence of the sector's strong resilience amid the COVID-19 epidemic as carriers strive to maintain the flow of goods to meet people's demands.

____ (2022-12-01). China's longest coal bed methane pipeline begins trial operation. ecns.cn China's longest coal bed methane pipeline, the Shenmu-Anping pipeline, was put into trial operation on Thursday, said its operator China National Offshore Oil Corp, the country's largest offshore driller.

____ (2022-12-01). China's courier sector handles over 100 bln parcels. ecns.cn China's courier sector saw its delivery volume exceed 100 billion parcels seven days earlier than in 2021 amid a continued expansion of the courier business, according to the State Post Bureau.

____ (2022-12-01). Canada needs independent thinking before imitating U.S. intervention in Indo-Pacific. ecns.cn The Canadian government released an Indo-Pacific Strategy imitating the U.S. in which the country stated that "In areas of profound disagreement, we will challenge China."

____ (2022-12-01). Harbin-Dalian high-speed railway sees 670 million trips on its 10th anniversary. ecns.cn The Harbin-Dalian high-speed railway, the world's first to operate in extremely low temperatures, has seen 670 million trips on its 10th anniversary on Thursday, said the China Railway Harbin Group.

____ (2022-12-01). Regulator promotes sector's high-quality development. ecns.cn Greater efforts will be devoted to improving the quality of intellectual property while seeing a surge of IP-related registration, in a bid to promote China's high-quality development, according to an official at the country's top IP regulator.

____ (2022-12-01). $1.4 bln in China-Laos freight shipped in line's 1st year. ecns.cn The value of international freight handled on the China-Laos Railway has surpassed 10 billion yuan ($1.4 billion) nearly one year after the railway was put into operation.

____ (2022-12-01). Tonnes of millennia-old coins found in east China. ecns.cn An ancient coin hoard containing 1.5 tonnes of coins dating back to the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties has been discovered in east China's Jiangsu Province.

____ (2022-12-01). Ancient artifacts unearthed in southwest China. ecns.cn Archaeologists have unearthed 53 sites of ancient cultural remains and 278 relics during an evacuation project in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality from April to October.

____ (2022-12-01). Two volcanoes erupt simultaneously in U.S. Hawaii for first time in nearly 40 years. ecns.cn China's first medical team in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday provided free health services to people in Gizo, capital of the Western Province, which marked the third free clinical activity the team has conducted since its arrival in the country.

____ (2022-12-01). Chinese medical team provides free health services in Solomon Islands' Western Province. ecns.cn China's first medical team in the Solomon Islands on Wednesday provided free health services to people in Gizo, capital of the Western Province, which marked the third free clinical activity the team has conducted since its arrival in the country.

____ (2022-12-01). China's Yunnan passes regulation on protecting centuries-old tea trees. ecns.cn Southwest China's Yunnan Province has passed a protection regulation on its ancient tea trees, stipulating that wild and cultivated tea plants aged over 100 years should be better protected in the province.

____ (2022-12-01). U.S. pursuing two-tiered trade policy with China. ecns.cn U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Wednesday acknowledged that the United States reaps huge benefits from trade with China and pledged not to decouple from it.

____ (2022-12-01). Tsinghua making moves to draw world-class talent. ecns.cn Tsinghua University, one of the most prestigious universities in China, aims to build itself into a hub for global talent by 2035.

____ (2022-12-01). Understanding China through videos and speeches. ecns.cn A string of TED talks that can enable international audiences to better understand China recently went online.

____ (2022-12-01). (100 great changes) E-commerce facilitates rural revitalization in China. ecns.cn Since the 18th National Congress of the CPC, scientific and technological development has never stopped and e-commerce has constantly creating miracles in rural areas.

Infobrics (2022-12-01). BRICS Think Tanks Symposium Held in East China. infobrics.org The International Symposium for BRICS Think Tanks 2022 has been held in Xiamen, east China's Fujian Province, highlighting efforts to promote global development and cooperation…

Jim McIlroy (2022-12-01). Australia must pull back from a war with China, forum told. greenleft.org.au The so-called China threat was discussed at a webinar on November 30 of around 150 people. Jim McIlroy reports.

Matthias Brockers, Michael Haller (2022-12-01). 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.

Peter Boyle (2022-12-01). The new protest wave in China. greenleft.org.au Peter Boyle spoke about the new wave of protests sparked by harsh anti-COVID-19 restrictions with Choo Chon Kai, who is working with the movement for democracy in China.

Peter Boyle (2022-12-01). Video: The new protest wave in China. greenleft.org.au Peter Boyle spoke about the new wave of protests sparked by harsh anti-COVID-19 restrictions with Choo Chon Kai, who is working with the movement for democracy in China.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-01). "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.

Students4HK (2022-12-01). Tuesday 11/29: Rally: support anti-government protests in China. indybay.org Portsmouth Square (Kearny @ Clay), Chinatown, San Francisco…

WSWS (2022-12-01). Taiwan's local elections a blow to ruling DPP and Washington. wsws.org In its efforts to goad China into a war over Taiwan, the US has relied on the support of Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen and her DPP.

____ (2022-11-30). Beijing optimizes nucleic acid testing rules. ecns.cn From Wednesday, Beijing residents who do not engage in social activities are no longer required to participate in community nucleic acid screenings if they do not need to leave their homes, according to local authorities.

____ (2022-11-30). Chinese premier meets with Lao president. ecns.cn Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with Thongloun Sisoulith, general secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party Central Committee and Lao president, on Wednesday in Beijing, calling for enhanced bilateral cooperation.

____ (2022-12-01). Xi holds talks with European Council president. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with visiting President of the European Council Charles Michel in Beijing on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-01). Beijing reports fewer new HIV/AIDS cases. ecns.cn 1 (Xinhua) — Beijing saw a year-on-year drop in new HIV/AIDS cases in the first 10 months of 2022, the municipal health authorities said Thursday.A total of 1,462 new HIV/AIDS cases were reported in the city from January to October, down 11.61 percent year on year, the Beijing Municipal Health Commission said.

____ (2022-12-01). Jiang Zemin's remains transferred to Beijing. ecns.cn The remains of Comrade Jiang Zemin were transferred to Beijing from Shanghai aboard a special flight on Thursday afternoon.

____ (2022-12-01). Memorial meeting for Comrade Jiang Zemin to be held on Dec. 6. ecns.cn A memorial meeting for Comrade Jiang Zemin will be held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Dec. 6, according to an announcement from Comrade Jiang Zemin's Funeral Committee Thursday.

____ (2022-12-01). Tarim River in Xinjiang becomes prime habitat for migrant birds. ecns.cn Xinjiang has carried out a number of projects to improve local ecological environment and became the prime habitat for migrant birds.

____ (2022-11-30). Temporary controls in Guangzhou lifted. ecns.cn Closed-off management measures temporarily implemented across districts of Guangzhou, Guangdong province, were lifted on Wednesday afternoon as part of more scientific and precise COVID-19 interventions.

____ (2022-11-30). Guangzhou gradually resumes normal order. ecns.cn Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province, gradually resumed normal production and life order on Wednesday.

____ (2022-12-01). Many services resume in Guangzhou. ecns.cn Dine-in services at restaurants in low-risk areas in the Haizhu, Liwan and Tianhe districts in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, were allowed to resume on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-01). Stores in Lhasa reopen after Covid pandemic under control. ecns.cn Lhasa gradually eased pandemic control measures and stores reopened after the COVID-19 resurgence was under control.

____ (2022-12-01). Additional relics of Nanjing Massacre collected. ecns.cn It had collected 453 sets of historical relics so far this year, including evidence of "comfort stations", biological weapons and the militaristic education of Nanjing children by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.

____ (2022-12-01). New evidence of Nanjing Massacre released. ecns.cn A total of 453 pieces (sets) of historic materials, including photos and albums, have been collected as new evidence of war crimes related to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre perpetrated by the invading Japanese troops.

____ (2022-11-30). Foreign firms flourishing in Shanghai. ecns.cn As a move to better enhance foreign-invested enterprises' role in the city's economic development, four ranking lists for 2021 foreign-invested enterprises were unveiled.

____ (2022-12-01). Hainan FTP exports first cross-border e-commerce goods using '9710' mode. ecns.cn A batch of commodities exported by cross-border e-commerce enterprises in Hainan Province went through customs at Hainan Free Trade Port on Wednesday.

____ (2022-12-01). Death penalty upheld for woman convicted of killings. ecns.cn The Jiangxi Provincial High People's Court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence handed down to Lao Rongzhi for her involvement in the deaths of seven people.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-12-01). Bombarderos de Rusia y China ejecutan patrullaje aéreo conjunto. telesurtv.net Las autoridades rusas enfatizaron que la operación se realizó conforme a lo establecido en el derecho internacional.

TeleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-01). Disminuye actividad del volcán Chaparrastique en El Salvador. telesurtv.net El Sistema Nacional de Protección Civil indicó que Chinameca, San Jorge y San Rafael se encuentran en alerta verde.

Andrew Korybko (2022-11-30). Russia's Energy Geopolitics With China & India. thealtworld.com The top takeaways from this analysis are several. First, Russia's energy geopolitics with China and India are mutually beneficial. Second, China's energy diversification strategy is being balanced out by India's insatiable appetite for discounted Russian resources. Third, India is rapidly replacing China as Russia's top partner. Fourth, neither the aforesaid nor the ongoing Sino-American discussions over a New Détente are zero-sum for Moscow or Beijing. And finally, a new global strategic balance is emerging. | The RIC Core Of The Global Systemic Transition | China and India are Russia's top two partners in the w…

Brian Berletic (2022-11-30). Malaysia's New Prime Minister: The Impact on US-China Tensions in Asia. thealtworld.com Malaysia's new prime minister Anwar Ibrahim has spent decades in the service of US interests, chairing the IMF in the 1990s and working with the US National Endowment for Democracy ever since. | His opposition party, a street front he has helped lead, and media networks promoting him across Malaysia's information space have all received funding from the US government through the NED. | What impact has Anwar Ibrahim already had on Malaysia's sovereignty and development and what impact will his premiership have on Malaysia's future? | References: | US State Department, Office of the Historian Courses of Ac…

____ (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.

____ (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). 15 pilots obtain C919 Type Rating: CAAC. ecns.cn A total of 15 pilots, including COMAC flight instructors, obtained the C919 Type Rating after the China-made airplane completed related training specification test of the Flight Standardization Committee, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

____ (2022-11-30). Chinese tea processing techniques included in UNESCO heritage list. ecns.cn China's traditional tea processing techniques and associated social practices were added to the intangible cultural heritage list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday.

____ (2022-11-30). Construction of two new high-speed railways in NW and E China begins. ecns.cn The Nantong-Ningbo high speed railway in east China and Xi'an-Yan'an high speed railway in northwest China began construction on Wednesday, according to the China Railway.

____ (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 sees 191 million underage internet users: report. ecns.cn The number of underage internet users in China hit 191 million in 2021, leading to an internet penetration rate of 96.8 percent among Chinese minors, according to a report released on Wednesday.

____ (2022-11-30). China's digital industry clusters power growth. ecns.cn China's digital industry clusters have gained momentum as the country's digital economy continues its rapid growth.

____ (2022-11-30). China to enforce new law on fighting telecom, online fraud. ecns.cn China will from Thursday enforce a new law on fighting telecom and online fraud as part of efforts to build an industry-wide and whole-of-society system to prevent and combat such crimes.

____ (2022-11-30). Fujian sees 13.2 pct trade growth with ASEAN. ecns.cn Trade volume between east China's Fujian Province with members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) reached 340.29 billion yuan (about 47.41 billion U.S. dollars) in the first ten months of 2022, up 13.2 percent year on year.

____ (2022-11-30). Juvenile netizens in China exceed 190 mln by 2021: report. ecns.cn China had more than 190 million internet users aged under 18 by the end of 2021, accounting for 96.8 percent of the country's total juveniles, according to a report on China's internet use among juveniles.

____ (2022-11-30). China-U.S. relations are always important to the world: Indian scholar. ecns.cn To International observers, the China-U.S. relationship is deemed one of the world's most important bilateral relationships. Recently, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, Chinese President Xi Jinping held face-to-face talks with U.S. President Joe Biden, with their meeting drawing global attention.

____ (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). Dunhuang embraces first snow in 2022 winter. ecns.cn Snow scenery of Mingsha Mountain and Crescent Spring scenic spot in Dunhuang City, northwest China's Gansu Province, Nov. 27, 2022. Dunhuang embraced its first snow of this winter on Sunday.

____ (2022-11-30). Suwalong Hydropower put into operation in Sichuan. ecns.cn Photo taken on Nov. 30, 2022 shows the Suwalong Hydropower station at the upstream of the Jinshajiang River at the intersection of the Mangkam County of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region and the Batang County of southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-11-30). MOFA refutes Sunak's accusations against China, denying alleged assault of BBC journalist. ecns.cn On the night of November 27, to maintain public order, local police in Shanghai asked people who had gathered at a crossroads to leave. One of those at the scene is a resident journalist from the BBC.

____ (2022-11-30). China remains source of driving force for global prosperity and development. ecns.cn In the face of complex and challenging situation both at home and abroad, the fundamentals sustaining China's steady and sound economic growth in the long run remain unchanged and China remains a source of driving force for global prosperity and development.‚ÄÇ‚ÄÇ…

____ (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.

Editor (2022-11-30). U.S. commits to reignite space race during new Cold War vs. China, Russia. mronline.org Artemis I is a dry run for the return to the moon, a test of the new Space Launch System rocket and Orion capsule that will bring astronauts into lunar orbit on Artemis II and onto the surface on Artemis III.

Editor (2022-11-30). Zero-Covid and the China protests: look at the bigger picture. mronline.org Ever since the world's first Covid outbreak in Wuhan, the virus has been used as a stick to beat China.

Editor (2022-11-30). Could China Help Brazil To Overcome Its Economic Crisis? scheerpost.com The economic partnership between Brazil and China, which has advanced greatly in the last two decades, may be one of the keys to reversing the crisis that Brazil faces. But some challenges will need to be faced with diplomacy and strategic planning.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-30). Hungarian FM warns NATO against turning into anti-China Bloc. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (MNA) — Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto warned NATO against turning into an anti-China bloc as the global security situation is already tense.

Misión Verdad (2022-11-30). Myths About Chinese 'Police State' and Recent Protests Over COVID-19 Measures. orinocotribune.com The recent protests against government measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 infections in China cover the headlines of mainstream Western media. Given the rarity of the event, the opportunity to promote anti-China propaganda was obviously not going to be passed up. | The BBC, for example, argued that the protests are actually more against Xi Jinping's repressive communist government rather than the sanitary measures. What followed was to be expected: a romanticizing of the brave protesters standing up to the "monster" of the Chinese state. | "Across the country, 'want freedom' has become a rallying cry for a g…

Scorinoco (2022-11-30). The Future of China-Cuba Economic Relations. orinocotribune.com By Alessandro Golombiewski Teixeira Nov 25, 2022 | Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez embarked on a two-day visit to China at the invitation of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Díaz-Canel is the first head of state from Latin America and the Caribbean region to visit China after the 20th CPC National Congress. It's important to highlight that this visit carries more than a traditional friendship visit between two comrades and leaders of the communist parties. The Cuba-China relationship goes beyond good friends and good c…

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.

WSWS (2022-11-30). China pushes lifting of Zero-COVID after anti-lockdown protests. wsws.org China's National Health Commission yesterday called for an acceleration of measures to relax the Zero-COVID policy and vowed to "deal seriously" with local governments that fail to do so.

____ (2022-11-30). (100 great changes) 'Dual-Olympic City' beams with glamour. ecns.cn This is the ancient capital of Beijing. From "One World, One Dream" in 2008 to "Together for a Shared Future" in 2022, the two convergences of the Olympic Games and Oriental civilization have made Beijing the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

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.

____ (2022-11-30). Bohemian waxwing captured in Inner Mongolia. ecns.cn Bohemian waxwing is a species of migratory birds. It mostly feeds on insects and fruits during the breeding season.

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-11-30). Fallece expresidente chino Jiang Zemin a los 96 años de edad. telesurtv.net Jiang nació en la localidad oriental de Yangzhou en 1926 y fue nombrado secretario general del PCCh en 1989.

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.

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…

Ramzy Baroud (2022-11-29). Xi vs Trudeau: How China is Rewriting History with the Colonial West. dissidentvoice.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 …

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…

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-29). Pentagon Claims China Could Have 1, 0 Nuclear Warheads by 2035. news.antiwar.com The Pentagon this week issued its annual report on China's military power that claimed Beijing could nearly quadruple its nuclear stockpile by 2035, bringing it to 1, 0 warheads. Current estimates put China's nuclear stockpile at about 3 , although the Pentagon claims the number has surpassed 400. Beijing has signaled it plans to increase its nuclear …

Dave DeCamp (2022-11-29). US Warship Sails Near Disputed Spratly Islands in South China Sea. news.antiwar.com A US Navy guided-missile cruiser sailed near the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday in the latest US challenge to Beijing's claims in the region. China's military said that the vessel, the USS Chancellorsville, entered the area illegally, a claim disputed by the US Navy. "The actions of the US military …

____ (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.

Editor (2022-11-29). On the development of China's environmental policies towards an ecological civilization. mronline.org We are very pleased to republish this important article by Efe Can Gàºrcan, Associate Professor at Tàºrkiye's Istinye University, which originally appeared in Volume 3 Issue 3 of the BRIQ(Belt & Road Initiative Quarterly).

Editor (2022-11-29). Western media has not much evolved from the era of the yellow peril in its routine China-bashing. mronline.org Distorted coverage of alleged removal of Hu Jintao from Communist Party Congress is par for the course along with other recent coverage.

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.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-29). A New Age of Globalization: BRICS and the Challenge of Creating a Fair International Legal Order. libya360.wordpress.com Gabriel Dourado Rocha Initially, the so-called BRIC — Brazil, Russia, India and China — was coined in 2001, when it was predicted that the share of Brazil, Russia, India and China in the world's GDP would grow and that this would raise questions about the impact of these countries on economic policies. In this context,…

Michael Klare (2022-11-29). What If the U.S. and China Really Cooperated on Climate Change? fpif.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…

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.

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