China’s civil servant law, newly revised in December 2018, took effect Saturday. The revised law clarifies systems of civil servant promotion and asses sment, and includes statutes to improve rewards and benefits such as pension schemes. It also tightens supervision over civil servants, keeping its statutes in line with the supervision law and disciplinary rules of the Communist Party of China. The revised law bans civil servants from working as leaders of industry regulators or administrati ve departments in charge of supervising businesses run by their spouses, children or in-laws. The civil servant law first took effect in 2006. www.ypidv.cnRead More →

obile consumption environment. Automobile plate lotteries and bidding indicators in Guan gzhou and Shenzhen will be broadened, and no other cities in Guangdong province may introd uce automobile purchase restriction regulations. The government will strengthen the supervision of automobile sales, the maintenance and acc essories industry, and establish a public notice system for automobile sales. Meanwhile, the used car consumer mar ket will be improved and procedures for used car transactions will be simplified. The Implementation Plan clearly states its aim to stabilize housing co nsumption. The province will expand the supply of rental housing and the coverage of perma nent residents in public rental housing, and housing provident fund systems. The provinceRead More →

ecurity cooperation with the international community and will meet heads of several foreign delegations, Wu said at a news conference in Beijing on Thursday afternoon. hina’s tech giant Huawei Technologies Co maintained its ranking as the w orld’s No 2 smartphone vendor, continuing to narr ow the gap with Samsung, the first on the list, market research company Gartner Inc reported. With 71.62 million in smartphone sales, the world’s top vendor Sam sung saw its market share reduce from 20.5 percent to 19.2 percent in the first quarter of this year. Huawei sold 58.4 million units of smartphones in the same p eriod, up 44.5Read More →

President’s message calls for tackling legal, security, governance challenges President Xi Jinping called on Sunday for strengthened cooperation among countries to explo re opportunities of digital, internet-based intelligent development and to properly address le gal, security and governance challenges arising from big data industry development. He made the remarks in a congratulatory letter to the China Internati onal Big Data Industry Expo 2019, which kicked off in Guiyang, Guizhou province. The new generation of information technology, represented by the internet, big data an d artificial intelligence, is booming at present and has significant and profound influence on various cou ntries’ economic development, social progress andRead More →

President Xi Jinping encouraged the Chinese people to be prepared for a new Long March to ward national rejuvenation during a visit to a revolutionary base in Jiangxi province on Monday. “We came here to the starting point of the Long March to exper ience the situation of the Red Army’s departure during those years. Now there is a new Long March, and we should make a new start,” Xi said at a memorial park in Yudu county, Ganzhou. The Long March covered over 12,500 kilometers from October 1934 to October 1936. It was a military maneuver carried out by the Red Army and ledRead More →

President Xi Jinping inspected a company that manufactures high-tech magnetic m aterials as he kicked off an inspection trip to East China’s Jiangxi province on Monday. Xi learned about the business operations of the JL MAG Rare-Earth Co Ltd, based in Ganzhou, which speciali zes in rare earth permanent magnetic materials, as well as the development of the rare earth sector in the city. Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei, said on Tuesday that the US governm ent’s 90-day extension “doesn’t mean much”, adding that the company was ready to deal with the ban. Ren’s comments came after the US Commerce Department said onRead More →

 Information Industry Development, said Huawei’s chip making arm HiSilicon can help Huawei ensure the s ustainability of its business to some extent, and its chip stocks “are expected to provide a buffer of six months to a year”. Huawei said it procured around $70 billion worth of components and services from i ts 13,000 suppliers worldwide last year, with roughly $11 billion coming from US suppliers. The US has been voicing the “national security threat” of using Huawei products. French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that France will allow Huawe i to build its 5G network infrastructure while preserving national security, according to XinhuaRead More →

Transformation of traditional industries speeding up, riding wave of high tech The Chinese economy is poised for more vigorous growth after gathering new strength through upgrad es in traditional industries and accelerating the growth of high-tech industries and emerging sectors. The country will further expand market access with a nationally unified, annually released and timely adjusted negative list for m ore market vitality, according to the National Development and Reform Commission, China’s top economic regulator. Meng Wei, spokeswoman of the commission, said at a media conference on Fri day that China has made steady progress in cultivating new momentum and promoting t www.fangzhenjiang.cnRead More →

China’s Ministry of Commerce on Thursday urged the United States to correct its use of tariffs, and vo wed to take necessary countermeasures if the US’ new tariff plan targeting $300 billion in Chinese imports takes effect. The US government’s bullying behavior and maximum pressure regime on China violate mu ltilateral trade rules, ministry spokesman Gao Feng said at a regular news conference. The office of the United States Trade Representative proposed to take further action by imposing 25 percent of addition al tariffs on Chinese imports with an annual trade value of approximately $300 billion. The USTR is seek ing comment and will holdRead More →

President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the opening of the Conference on Dialogue of Asia n Civilizations. With the theme of “Exchanges and mutual learning among Asian civilizations and a com munity with a shared future,” the conference aims to deepen cooperation among Asian countries. Here are the highlights: Humanity needs cultural strength to address challenges ahead Humanity needs cultural strength, besides economic and techn ological strength, to cope with common challenges and head toward a bright future. The intensifying global challenges humanity is facing now require concerted effort from countries across the world. Asian civilizations write ‘brilliant chapter’ in human civilization AsianRead More →