China News︱Wednesday, January 18, 2023

  1. State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission: Strive to make more than 10 central enterprises become world-class enterprises in 2023. (CCTV)

  2. National Bureau of Statistics: China’s GDP will exceed 121 trillion yuan in 2022, an increase of 3.0% over the previous year; the urbanization rate will reach 65.22% in 2022, and the permanent population will be 920.71 million; the total population at the end of 2022 will decrease by 850,000 compared with the end of the previous year . (The Paper)

  3. Vice President of the Chinese Population Association: 1.41 billion to 1.42 billion will be the historical peak of China’s population. (Economic Observer)

  4. Shenzhen: From January 8th to March 31st, the hospitalization expenses of the new crown infection are fully guaranteed. (Guanwang)

  5. Nanjing issued a settlement measure for talents, with a maximum subsidy of 2 million yuan for B-type talents to purchase houses. (The Paper)

  6. The main bridge of Xiang’an Bridge in Xiamen, Fujian was opened to traffic yesterday, and the time to enter and exit Xiamen Island has been shortened from half an hour to 5 minutes. (CCTV)

  7. Domestic oil prices will fall for the first time in 2023! Fill up a box and save about 8 yuan. (China-Singapore Jingwei)

  8. Xiaopeng Motors adjusted its price at the beginning of the year, with the largest drop of 36,000 yuan. (Guanwang)

  9. During the Spring Festival, pet foster care is very popular, and the “luxury suite” costs more than 1,000 yuan a night. (Phoenix Network)

  10. Yang Sitao, the former chairman of Haiken Holdings, upheld the suspended death sentence in the second instance for accepting bribes exceeding 338 million. (The Paper)

  11. Huang Zhizhi, the former secretary of the Pingguo Municipal Party Committee of Baise City, who spent 300,000 yuan to arrange a surrogate child. 56 boxes of Moutai and 37 boxes of cash were found in his home. (

  12. The attack on a residential building in Dnepr, Ukraine has killed 40 people. The Russian side denies the attack. (The Paper)

  13. Scientists predict that El Niño is coming, and 2024 may become the “hottest year in history”. (The Paper)

Source: Xinhua Net, China News Net, CCTV, Tencent Net, Global Net, Overseas Net, Phoenix Net, Observer Net, The Paper, etc.