Tag Archives: People's Daily

Chinese state media avoid ‘invasion’ in reports on Russian moves in Ukraine

Chinese state media appears to be adopting a cautious stance on Russia’s military actions in Ukraine, avoiding the word “invasion” while focusing more on Chinese nationals in the Eastern European country against which Moscow began a “special operation” a week ago.Even as Russia faces unprecedented Western sanctions, and countries around …

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Chinese mayor derided after detention threat for Lunar New Year returnees

A local official in central China has faced a backlash after threatening detentions for travellers who would normally face quarantine, accusing some of “maliciously” returning home for Lunar New Year.Widely shared video footage of Dong Hong, mayor of Dancheng county in Henan province, showed him saying at a meeting that …

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Alibaba restructures back-end operations of Taobao, Tmall

Alibaba Group Holding has restructured the back-end operations of its core Chinese online retail platforms Taobao Marketplace and Tmall, as the e-commerce giant moves to bolster its lead in the world’s second-largest economy amid increased competition and tightened regulation.The reorganisation involves the establishment of three new operation centres for both …

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China’s fears over ‘barbaric growth’ of capital see ‘stability’ calls intensify

China has doubled down on its de-risking campaign as the country’s economy faces strong headwinds, with “stability” being repeatedly stressed as the top priority in the nation’s economic policies.In a commentary piece published on the People’s Daily website on Sunday, “preventing and dissolving major risks” was described as “an essential …

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Outspoken Chinese newspaper chief and US critic Hu Xijin retires

Hu Xijin, the firebrand editor-in-chief of nationalist tabloid Global Times, has retired from the role at the Communist Party-backed newspaper but will continued as a commentator.“I’m approaching 62. It’s time for retirement,” Hu posted on the Twitter-like platform Weibo on Thursday. “I have gone through the retirement formalities and no …

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