2022-12-02: News Headlines

Binoy Kampmark (2022-12-02). Gallic Rebuke: France and the US Rules-based Order. dissidentvoice.org Gérard Araud was not mincing his words. As France's former ambassador to Washington, he had seen enough. At a November 14 panel hosted by the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft titled "Is America Ready for a Multipolar Word?", Araud decried the "economic warfare" being waged by the United States against China, expressing the view that …

____ (2022-12-02). CNOOC ups investment in Brazil. ecns.cn CNOOC Petroleum Brasil has doubled its stake in the Buzios oilfield in Brazil to 10 percent from 5 percent, its parent China National Offshore Oil Corp announced on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-02). New major gas pipeline begins trial operations. ecns.cn The Shenmu-Anping coal bed methane pipeline, China's longest such pipeline, was put into trial operation on Thursday, which will eventually ensure sufficient domestic gas supply.

____ (2022-12-02). 100 billion parcels sent so far this year. ecns.cn More than 100 billion parcels have been handled in China this year as of Thursday, evidence of the sector's resilience amid sporadic COVID-19 outbreaks.

____ (2022-12-02). Chinese commodities on e-commerce platforms popular in S Korea. ecns.cn Chinese commodities on cross-border e-commerce platforms are very popular in South Korea during shopping festivals both in China and abroad, such as the Double Eleven online shopping event and Black Friday.

____ (2022-12-02). Nov manufacturing PMI remains in contraction status on COVID cases. ecns.cn China's factory activity contracted in November as renewed COVID-19 outbreaks disrupted output and subdued demand, a business survey showed on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-02). China-Laos Railway promotes friendship, provides development opportunities. ecns.cn The China-Laos Railway has deepened the friendship between Chinese and Lao staff and provided development opportunities to both countries and peoples.

____ (2022-12-02). Snow leopard spotted in China's giant panda national park. ecns.cn Images of a snow leopard has been captured by two infrared cameras in the Wenchuan area of the Giant Panda National Park in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

____ (2022-12-02). China to conduct 5th national economic census in 2023. ecns.cn China will conduct its fifth national economic census in 2023 to take stock of the country's economic and social development.

____ (2022-12-02). China, EU enjoy strong economic symbiosis: commerce ministry. ecns.cn China and the European Union (EU) have formed a strong economic symbiosis under the guidance of their respective leaderships, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday.

____ (2022-12-02). Chinese national flags flown at half-mast to mourn death of Comrade Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Chinese national flags flown at half-mast to mourn death of Comrade Jiang Zemin at China's embassies, consulates and other agencies stationed overseas…

____ (2022-12-02). Traditional handmade shoes in Shandong gain popularity on market. ecns.cn A woman makes traditional Chinese cloth shoes at a factory in Heze, east China's Shandong Province, Dec.1, 2022.

Infobrics (2022-12-02). 4th Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum Brings Together Executives of Major Companies. infobrics.org Government officials from the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China and executives from over 100 major Russian and Chinese companies have attended the 4th Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum…

Infobrics (2022-12-02). Two University Projects to Receive Support from Russian and Chinese Science Foundations. infobrics.org The Russian Science Foundation and the State Natural Science Foundation of China have supported two research projects by scientists of the Ural Federal University…

Infobrics (2022-12-02). Russia Increases Fuel Shipments to China. infobrics.org According to a report released by China's General Administration of Customs, Russian oil and gas exports to China increased significantly between January and October of this year in comparison to the same period last year…

Students4HK (2022-12-02). Tuesday 11/29: Rally: support anti-government protests in China. indybay.org Portsmouth Square (Kearny @ Clay), Chinatown, San Francisco…

____ (2022-12-02). 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. Cai Qi and others escorted Jiang's remains from Shanghai to Beijing.

____ (2022-12-02). Guangzhou eases more COVID-19 controls. ecns.cn More districts in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, have announced measures to bring life and work back to normal amid the COVID-19 control.

____ (2022-12-02). Guangzhou updates COVID-19 assessment standards. ecns.cn Standards for designating high-risk areas and those who have close contact with infected people have been updated in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.

____ (2022-12-02). Aerial view of traffic flow in Guangzhou after COVID control eased. ecns.cn More districts in Guangzhou have lifted temporary control measures to bring life and work back to normal amid the COVID-19 control.

____ (2022-12-02). ABB's largest robotics factory starts operation in Shanghai. ecns.cn Swiss tech giant ABB on Friday officially opened its largest and fully automated robotics factory in Shanghai where "robots make robots."

____ (2022-12-02). Workers begin returning to iPhone plant. ecns.cn Some 10,000 workers have returned to the world's largest Apple iPhone assembly plant in Zhengzhou, Henan province since Monday, and more are on their way, Foxconn said on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-02). 10th Straits Youth Festival begins in Fujian. ecns.cn This year's Straits Youth Festival, an annual exchange event across the Taiwan Straits, has attracted an estimated 3,000 young people from Taiwan, according to the organizers.

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-02). Draft NDAA Includes $3 Billion in Annual Military Aid for Taiwan. news.antiwar.com A draft of the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) includes billions in military aid for Taiwan, but Congress isn't sure if the funds will be approved, Defense News reported on Thursday. The funding includes $10 billion in the State Department's Foreign Military Financing (FMF) program over five years, giving Taiwan $2 billion each year …

_____ (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 …

Anonymous103 (2022-12-01). British PM: The "Golden Era" With China Is Over. southfront.org Click to see full-size imageRishi Sunak believes it was "naàØve" to think closer economic ties would lead to reforms in China. | Written by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher | On November 28, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak delivered his first long speech on foreign policy. Sunak said that the "Golden Era" with China was over. He also described the belief that closer economic ties would lead to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) making internal political reforms as "naà&…

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

Dave DeCamp (2022-12-01). Lavrov Says Russia, China Stepping Up Military Cooperation in Response to NATO. news.antiwar.com Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday that the US and NATO's move to focus on countering China in the Asia Pacific has led to an increase in military cooperation between Moscow and Beijing. "We know how seriously the People's Republic of China regards these provocations [by NATO in the South China Sea], let alone …

____ (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.

Editor (2022-12-01). China pushes lifting of Zero-COVID after anti-lockdown protests. mronline.org In the aftermath of last weekend's protests in several Chinese cities, the country's National Health Commission (NHC) held a press conference Tuesday calling for speeding up the implementation of the 20 measures announced on November 11 which initiated the lifting of the country's Zero-COVID policy that has suppressed numerous outbreaks over the past three years.

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.

Morning Star (2022-12-01). China pushes for peace in Ukraine as Russia and EU escalate threats. peoplesworld.org Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the European Union to seek negotiations on a peace deal in Ukraine at a meeting with European Council president Charles Michel in Beijing Thursday. Xi said that "solving the Ukrainian crisis through political means is in the best interests of Europe and the common interest of all countries in Eurasia." …

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.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-12-01). Xi vs Trudeau: How China Is Rewriting History With the Colonial West. orinocotribune.com By Ramzy Baroud Nov 25, 2022 | Though brief, the "If there was sincerity on your part," the Chinese Presiden…

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.

Rania Khalek (2022-12-01). US & Europe Want to Make Africa Cold War Battleground Against Russia & China w/Mikaela Nhondo Erskog. thealtworld.com The US and Europe have tried to make Africa a battleground in their Cold War against Russia and China. They've even labeled Africa as NATO's "Southern Neighborhood" and are using AFRICOM as a mechanism to control the continent under the guise of protecting it from malign Chinese and Russian influence. | What does this mean for sovereignty and independence across Africa and how are African countries pushing back? To help break it all down Rania Khalek was joined by Mikaela Nhondo Erskog, a researcher at the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research and a member of No Cold War and the Dongsheng News Collective.

____ (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). 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.

Staff (2022-12-01). Denuncia vicecanciller cubano negativa de EEUU a instalar cable submarino. cubadebate.cu El vicecanciller cubano Carlos Fernández de Cossío denunció este jueves en Twitter la negativa del Departamento de Justicia de Estados Unidos a instalar un cable de telecomunicaciones submarino que conecte a ambos países. El pretexto es que las relaciones de Cuba con China y Rusia serían un riesgo para el Gobierno estadounidense si se concretara la conexión del cable.

_____ (2022-12-01). China To Run United Nations Biodiversity Conference. popularresistance.org As the world parses what was achieved at the U.N. climate change conference in Egypt, negotiators are convening in Montreal to set goals for curbing Earth's other crisis: loss of living species. | Starting on Dec. 7, 196 nations that have ratified the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity will hold their 15th Conference of the Parties, or COP15. The convention, which was adopted at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, is designed to promote sustainable development by protecting biodiversity — the variety of life on Earth, from genes up to entire ecosystems. | Today, experts widely agree that biodivers…

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.

Infobrics (2022-11-30). China aims to diminish US influence in Latin America by boosting trade relations. infobrics.org Asia challenges the US' Monroe Doctrine on Latin America.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-30). Canada's Indo-Pacific Strategy is Pro-Military and Anti-China. libya360.wordpress.com William Ging Wee Dere After teasing Canadians for years, the Indo-Pacific Strategy, released November 27, disappoints on many levels in terms of substance and cold war mentality in attitude. The policy strengthens Canada's commitment to the military industrial complex with half a billion dollars being allocated over five years. The money will be used to…

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…

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.

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.

____ (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.

Infobrics (2022-11-30). Pentagon cannot account for $20 billion worth of weapons in Ukraine while another $19 billion for Taiwan is missing. infobrics.org Very few in the US have admitted that they don't have the production capacity necessary to concurrently arm the Kiev regime and the government in Taipei.

____ (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.

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