Propaganda, Internet, info control
A review of current State Council Information Office director Jiang Jianguo’s time as propaganda chief of Hunan, when Hunan Satellite TV’s commercial savvy and fresh programming style made it a major national player.
China Publish: 引导网络文学驶入健康发展“快车道”
Xinhua：China to foster “healthy, quality” online literature
China will foster online literature sites to lead creative work toward a healthier and higher quality direction over the next three to five years, according to a guideline issued in recent days.
The guideline came in response to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s remarks on art in a key seminar in October.
Issued by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), the guideline said online literature has become an important part of the country’s digital publishing industry, gaining wide popularity among literature fans and young people.
Gloabl Times: Taiwan’s provocation embarrasses itself
Agriculture and food
People’s Daily: China to boost potato cultivation
China is boosting potato acreage to transform the crop into the country’s fourth staple food after rice, wheat and corn, said Yu Xinrong, vice minister of agriculture, at a seminar on Tuesday.
China.org.cn: Li Keqiang: China’s super salesman
Bloomberg: China Fast-Tracks $1 Trillion in Projects to Spur Growth
New York Times: China Wants Taxes Paid by Citizens Living Afar
Tencent News: 大学生成卵子交易链供卵主力
Students become important part of trade in ova (human eggs).
Xinhua: 中国—拉共体论坛首届部长级会议在京开幕 习近平出席开幕式并致辞
First China-CELAC Forum ministerial meeting starts in Beijing
The first ministerial meeting of the Forum of China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)began in Beijing on Thursday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis, Ecuador President Rafael Correa Delgado, Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro Moros and Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie attended the opening ceremony of the two-day meeting at the Great Hall of the People in downtown Beijing.
China Daily: Panasonic joins trend of reshoring out of China