2022-12-03: News Headlines

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2022-12-03). Russia, China and the "Multipolar World". The Kremlin's Evolving Relations with Africa. globalresearch.ca

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-12-03). China's Donation to Cuba Will Meet 'Most Pressing Needs' Created by US Blockade, Economist Says. orinocotribune.com

Dr. T. P. Wilkinson (2022-12-03). What System Governs the People's Republic of China? "Socialism With Chinese Characteristics" globalresearch.ca

____ (2022-12-03). Number of first-time married Chinese hits 37-year new low. ecns.cn The number of married people in China has been decreasing with first-time marriage age delayed and the number of single people expanding. Official data shows China registered 7.643 million marriages in 2021, below 8 million for the first time since 2003.

____ (2022-12-03). Cross-sea subway route in NE China enters trial operation without load. ecns.cn Dalian Metro Line 5 in Liaoning Province, the first cross-sea subway route in northeast China, started no-load trial operation on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-03). 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.

____ (2022-12-03). 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.

____ (2022-12-03). Chinalco's cargo vessel rescues six Guinean fishermen. ecns.cn Jing Hai Xing, a subcontracted cargo vessel for Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco)'s bauxite project in the Republic of Guinea, rescued six local fishermen in the open water close to the Western African country on Nov 29.

____ (2022-12-03). China's two meteorological satellites put into operation. ecns.cn Two meteorological satellites, along with their ground application systems, have officially started operation, said the China Meteorological Administration on Thursday.

____ (2022-12-03). Profile: Jiang Zemin's great, glorious life. ecns.cn Jiang Zemin was an outstanding leader enjoying high prestige acknowledged by the whole Communist Party of China (CPC), the entire military and the Chinese people of all ethnic groups.

____ (2022-12-03). Chinese people mourn Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Chinese people were saddened to hear the news of the passing of their former leader Jiang Zemin, who died Wednesday in Shanghai at the age of 96.In the city of Yangzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, flower bouquets lined the entrance to the former residence of Jiang.

____ (2022-12-03). Asian, African diplomats in China mourn former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Diplomatic envoys from Asian and African countries visited China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday and Friday and offered their condolences over the passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin.

____ (2022-12-03). China-Laos Railway marks first anniversary. ecns.cn The China-Laos Railway has transported a total of 8.5 million passengers and 11.2 million tons of goods as of Saturday, since its launch on Dec. 3 a year ago, according to China State Railway Group.

____ (2022-12-03). 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.

____ (2022-12-03). In numbers: China's tea industry at a glance. ecns.cn

____ (2022-12-03). (100 great changes) Mobile Payments Inject New Momentum into China's Economy. ecns.cn China has also moved quickly in Digital Currency Electronic Payment, piloting the new money in major cities including Beijing and Shanghai. Transactions using the digital money has surpassed 100 billion yuan (13.9 billion dollars).China will move forward building infrastructure of the digital money and its ecosystem and improving the system's security and reliability.

En.mehrnews (2022-12-03). China's consulate office to be set up in S Iran: official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 03 (MNA) — China's consulate general will be set up in Iran's Bandar Abbas soon, a deputy governor-general of Hormozgan province said.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-12-03). "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.

WSWS (2022-12-03). Sri Lankan president hints at dangers of conflict in Indian Ocean. wsws.org Sri Lanka is coming under intensifying pressure to line up with the US-led confrontation with China in the Indo-Pacific.

____ (2022-12-03). 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.

____ (2022-12-03). 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.

____ (2022-12-03). World's first high-speed railway in extremely low temperatures transports 670 mln passengers in 10 years. ecns.cn The world's first high-speed railway operating at high latitudes and extremely low temperatures in winter, Harbin-Dalian high-speed railway, has transported 670 million passengers since it began service ten years ago.

____ (2022-12-03). Shanghai's largest heritage complex reopens after renovation. ecns.cn Built in 1882, Zhang Yuan or Zhang's Garden, a community filled with hundreds of shikumen houses in downtown Shanghai's Jing'an district is widely known as Shanghai's largest, best-preserved and most diverse shikumen compound.

____ (2022-12-03). 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.

____ (2022-12-03). Cradle of Civilization: Ancient Luoyang City of the Sui and Tang Dynasties. ecns.cn The ancient Luoyang City of the Sui and Tang dynasties is now part of Luoyang City and its outskirts in Henan Province. Built in 605, the ancient city was the eastern capital of the Sui and Tang dynasties.

TeleSUR, lvm, YSM (2022-12-03). China rechaza contrabando de petróleo sirio por parte de EE.UU. telesurtv.net De igual manera, subrayó Zhao Lijian que también "el ataque con misiles de Estados Unidos contra Siria también es ilegal".

_____ (2022-12-02). China's Leadership Shines Bright In Asia's Moment. popularresistance.org Asia possesses many of the world's largest and fastest-growing economies. In this era of growing discord and crisis in the West, the majority of nations around the world are looking to Asia to set a different example. The region took center stage in the week of November 11 to 18 as the emerging economies of Cambodia, Indonesia, and Thailand hosted the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, the G20, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting respectively. These important exchanges provided numerous opportunities for major countries to assert their leadership on the w…

Brian Berletic (2022-12-02). New Atlas LIVE: Protests in China, US Setbacks in Taiwan. thealtworld.com

Brittani Banks (2022-12-02). Cuba Goes on a Diplomatic Tour in an Increasingly Multipolar World. independentmediainstitute.org On November 27 morning, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, walked into a voting station in the Playa neighborhood to vote in Cuba's municipal elections. He had landed in Havana an hour earlier from an intense tour of Algeria, Russia, Turkey, and China. The tour, which started on November 16, was both a journey into the past …

____ (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 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…

Editor (2022-12-02). America's 'Zero' Strategy. scheerpost.com By Mark Fiore / Original to ScheerPost China's "zero Covid" policy has sparked rare protests across the nation of nearly a billion and a half people. Which led me to think about our very own failed "zero" policy here in the United States. Zero corporate tax. To be fair, it's not a policy per se, but is …

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…

Nickie Deahl (2022-12-02). Kamala Harris Blunders Philippines Visit, Stirs Conflict with China. asia-pacificresearch.com

Staff (2022-12-02). Whatever it takes to win war in Ukraine: Finnish PM says Pentagon is Europe's savior, takes jibe at China. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com YLE NewsDecember 2, 2022 Sanna Marin: Europe is not strong enough to stand against Russia alone See also: Pentagon, Raytheon supply Finland with ‚Ǩ1.7 billion worth of missiles for use against Russia In an address on Friday in Australia, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) said that Russia's attack on Ukraine has exposed European weaknesses …

T.P. Wilkinson (2022-12-02). Transformation of Political Language (Part 1). dissidentvoice.org In response to Jeff J. Brown's article "The Myth of Chinese Capitalism," Ron Leighton wrote an article published at Dissident Voice, Counterpunch, and elsewhere. Dr. T. P. Wilkinson has interviewed Jeff J. Brown about his article and much more. ***** The debate about what system actually governs the People's Republic of China has continued since …

____ (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). 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.

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 …

Xulio Ríos (2022-12-02). La metamorfosis del comunismo en China. globalizacion.ca Este texto forma parte del libro Centenario del Partido Comunista Chino. Ensayos en honor a Romer Cornejo (Colegio de México, 2022), a modo de contribución personal al merecido homenaje al profesor Romer Cornejo, excelente académico y gran persona, uno de…

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.

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…

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.

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). 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.

_____ (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 …

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.

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