Daily Archives: December 23, 2023

2023-12-23: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). New-generation laser obstacle remover improves tree-clearing efficiency. ecns.cn Next to a high-voltage power line in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, a tree barrier several hundred meters away was removed by grid operation and maintenance workers with a fifth-generation laser obstacle remover on Thursday. The Guangdong Dongguan Power Supply Bureau of China Southern Power Grid independently developed the instrument.

Editor (2023-12-23). Russia and China no longer using dollar in trade, claims Russian PM Mishustin. mronline.org Western currencies have almost been completely phased out in Russia-China trade, as nearly all payments between the countries are now carried out in rubles and yuan, according to Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

Dongsheng Collective (2023-12-23). 2023 Retrospective | No. 177. dongshengnews.org As usual, we close the year with a retrospective of the most important events for China. Another year is coming to an end, the fourth since we founded Dongsheng and started publishing News on China. We want to thank you for your support, your attentive reading, your criticisms, and comments.

noemail (2023-12-23). US tensions with China are fraying long-cultivated academic ties. Will the chill hurt US interests? devdiscourse.com In the 1980s, Fu Xiangdong was a young Chinese virology student who came to the United States to study biochemistry. More than three decades later, he had a prestigious professorship in California and was conducting promising research on Parkinson's disease.

WSWS (2023-12-23). New Zealand's new PM visits Australia to strengthen military ties. wsws.org As the US and its allies prepare for war against China, New Zealand and Australian prime ministers discussed boosting their military alliance and strengthening their joint role as imperialist powers in the Pacific.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Investment in power grid rises 1.8% to $78b. ecns.cn Investment in China's power grid has remained relatively stable in recent years, with total investment in national grid construction projects in 2022 reaching 500.6 billion yuan ($78.22 billion), up 1.8 percent year-on-year, according to the China Electric Power Planning and Engineering Institute.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Ping-pong celebration shows power of sports. ecns.cn The 52nd anniversary of Ping-Pong Diplomacy, which marked the beginning of a historic friendship between China and the United States, concluded its whirlwind tour from east to west in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Smashing wedding photos pays off. ecns.cn A business in Hebei province has carved out a unique niche in China's emotional landscape by offering a service to completely destroy unwanted wedding photos. In September, business began to pick up, and by November, orders had skyrocketed to nearly 260.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). People affected by earthquake in Qinghai receive Winter Solstice dumplings. ecns.cn Minhe county was affected by the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Jishishan county, Northwest China's Gansu province on Monday night.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Snow racing heats up winter sports as Inner Mongolia hits -30 ∞C. ecns.cn The sixth Hulun Buir (Hailar) Winter Heroes"ÄÄGames kicked off on Thursday"ÄÄin Hulun Buir City, north China's"ÄÄInner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). University students race dragon boats on ice in N China. ecns.cn Students from 18 universities, including Peking University, Zhejiang University, and Nankai University, raced dragon boats on ice on Friday in Xilinhot, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. "ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). 3 crystallized dinosaur egg fossils found in C China's Hubei. ecns.cn Three crystallized dinosaur egg fossils were recently discovered in Shiyan, central China's Hubei Province. "ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). NPC plans amendments to Criminal Law to cover private firms. ecns.cn Corruption in private enterprises will be further combated in line with a draft amendment law, so that legitimate rights and interests of entrepreneurs can be better protected, an official from the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, said on Friday.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Revision to Charity Law emphasizes need for transparency. ecns.cn Individuals in need of help should provide true information when launching or collecting donations through internet platforms, instead of fabricating or concealing incidents to conduct donation fraud, said an official from the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Ministry acts against 34,000 illegal online accounts. ecns.cn China has handled over 4,800 cases related to online rumors and shut down about 34,000 illegal accounts during a nationwide campaign from April to July this year, according to the Ministry of Public Security.

presstv.ir (2023-12-23). At least 118 dead in northwest China earthquake. presstv.ir At least 118 people were killed when an earthquake collapsed buildings in northwest China.

Editor (2023-12-23). Dec 23, 2023. sitrepworld.info Ralph Vaughan Williams — Romance SC Editorial: 2023 — The Year the World saw the US Emperor as Naked… and Grotesque Breaking Down Thinktank-land's Latest: Estonian MoD & ISW Analysis, by Simplicius The Thinker Now More Than Ever We Need a True Philosopher of Civilization, by Pepe Escobar Thoughts on War in Gaza and Ukraine, by Bill Astore The US and China at Year's End: Still Treading on the Precipice, by Michael T. Klare The Cost of Insouciance Is Death, by Paul Craig Roberts Colorado Ruling Makes Trump a Frontrunner, by Matt Taibbi Jung Predicted How the West Would Destroy Its…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2023-12-23). There Never Was a "New Corona Virus", There Never Was a Pandemic. globalresearch.ca The official story is that a dangerous new coronavirus was detected in Wuhan, PRC. It had not been isolated, it's identity had not been confirmed. And then in February, the name of the "new virus" was changed to SARS-CoV-2, a virus first detected 20 years in 2003.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Underground heat pipe breaks in Beijing; repairs underway. ecns.cn An underground heating pipeline broke early Friday beneath a major street in Beijing's Dongdan area, causing hot steam to escape and impacting local traffic.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Former head of Beijing IP Court sentenced to over 10 years for bribery. ecns.cn Su Chi, former president of the Beijing Intellectual Property Court, was sentenced to 10 years and six months in prison for the crime of bribery, according to the ruling issued by Beijing No 4 Intermediate People's Court.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Large green energy project rising in Xinjiang. ecns.cn Taking advantage of local sunlight and wind resources, Mulei Kazak autonomous county in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region is promoting the development of new energy power generation.

Essam Elkorghli, Black Agenda Report. (2023-12-23). Teaching Hatred And Normalizing Violence Against Palestinians. popularresistance.org Since Operation Al-Aqsa Flood, there have been numerous Western officials publicly decrying school textbooks in Palestine (West Bank and Gaza) and how they instill violence against settlers, occupiers, and the Zionist entity. The officials rely in their outcries on reports by a liberal institute that defames Palestinian textbooks, while aggrandizing Zionist entity's textbooks as harbingers for peace. Simultaneously, since the Al-Aqsa Flood, there have been numerous videos circulating showing young settlers not only being apathetic to the genocide of Palestinians in Gaza (when the time of writing, it has surpassed…

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Gansu hospital introduces surgical robot for minimally invasive surgery. ecns.cn The first domestically produced surgical robot, da Vinci Xi, was recently introduced at the Gansu Branch of the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center in Lanzhou, Gansu province, marking a breakthrough for the hospital in minimally invasive surgery.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Zootopia-themed attraction opens in Shanghai Disney Resort. ecns.cn This photo taken on Dec 19, 2023, shows the opening ceremony of the world's first Zootopia land in Shanghai Disney Resort in Shanghai.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). 'Tent school' set up for quake-affected children in Gansu. ecns.cn Photo taken on Dec 21, 2023, shows a firefighter teaching children inside a "tent school" in Shiyuan village of Jishishan county, Gansu province.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Massive wind and solar power project in Gansu begins generating clean energy. ecns.cn The one million kilowatt wind and solar power project in Huanxian county of Qingyang city, Gansu province has begun generating power.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Coastal cities in Shandong blanketed in deep snowfall. ecns.cn Heavy snowfall has hit the Yantai and Weihai coastal cities in Shandong province since Tuesday night, resulting in deep accumulated snow, according to the Shandong Meteorological Bureau.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Chinese mainland resumes import of rockfish from Taiwan. ecns.cn The General Administration of Customs announced the resumption of the import of rockfish from Taiwan region on Friday, according to the latest notice published on the administration's website.

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Food Safari in Yunnan | Fruit food. ecns.cn The inauguration of the Yunnan-Vietnam Railway in1910 marked a milestone for Yunnan Province, heralding its journey into modern society with the resounding whistle of the meter gauge train. "ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2023-12-23). Food Safari in Yunnan | Colorful Pingbian glutinous rice. ecns.cn The inauguration of the Yunnan-Vietnam Railway in 1910 marked a milestone for Yunnan Province, heralding its journey into modern society with the resounding whistle of the meter gauge train. "ÄÄ"ÄÄ…

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