[March 8, 2023]The Epoch Times sorts out the must-read articles for readers every day:
1.Yuan Bin: The Back View of Li Keqiang
On the morning of the 5th, Beijing time, Li Keqiang made the premier’s report for the last time in the Great Hall of the People, and bid farewell to the political arena.
2.Wang He: It may be difficult for China’s GDP to grow by 5% in 2023
On March 5, Li Keqiang’s government work report proposed a GDP growth target of around 5% in 2023. The mainland media echoed it, and some investment banks and international organizations also supported it. The main reason is that the CCP “dynamically cleared” overnight.
3.Poll: Americans’ favorable opinion of “China” hits record low
Americans’ favorable opinion of China is at an all-time low, according to a new Gallup poll.
4.Li Zhengkuan: “Baby Organ Transplantation” Reveals the CCP’s Shocking Darkness
On February 27, 2023, the “Xinmin Evening News” under the Shanghai Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China reported a piece of news, which aroused the attention of the outside world and caused a public outcry. The report showed off in a high profile that “the joint research results of Renji Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine and Shanghai Children’s Medical Center were published in an authoritative magazine.” It is transplanted to adults.
5.Japanese translation: Read Master Li’s articles to benefit from reading every day
Since Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Gong, published the article “Why Human Beings Exist” on the Epoch Times website, it has aroused great repercussions among readers all over the world. A retired translator living in Japan said that “every sentence is beneficial” and said that “you have to read it every day.”
6.Xi rarely criticizes Li Keqiang?Three details of Xi and Li’s dark battle attract attention
During the two sessions of the CCP, the power struggle at the top of the CCP was again focused. Many details of Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang’s words and deeds are considered to be Xi and Li beating each other. Following the spread of videos such as Li Keqiang’s statement that “the people are doing the work, the sky is watching”, the official media reported that Xi Jinping criticized Li Keqiang’s push for “decentralization, regulation and uniformity” that was not in place, which also attracted attention.
7.Hubei Huangshi Procuratorate Withdraws Cases Against Two Falun Gong Practitioners
On February 27, the family members of Falun Gong practitioners Cao Chunmei and Cao Meiying in Huangshi, Hubei received a phone call from the Huangshi Port District Procuratorate of Huangshi City, asking the sisters to go to the procuratorate to receive the “Notice of Non-indictment and Release of Bail Pending Trial” and send the notice to the procuratorate. Send it to the Public Security Bureau of Huangshi Port District for stamping, and it will take effect. Since then, the illegal prosecution case between the two, which lasted more than a year, has been withdrawn.
8.Owners of a residential area in Hangzhou call for groups to protect housing prices, experts are not optimistic
Affected by the epidemic and China’s economic downturn, second-hand housing prices in many cities in mainland China continued to fall. Many homeowners had to sell their houses cheaply. Recently, in some cities in mainland China, there has been a phenomenon of second-hand housing owners grouping together to “defend housing prices”. However, people in the industry are not optimistic about this kind of action, and believe that the idea of ”grouping” to protect housing prices is “a dream”.
9.A Huge Projection Appears Outside the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco Calling on People’s Congress Deputies to Stop Being Slaves
In the middle of the night of March 5, when the two sessions of the Communist Party of China were held, huge projections appeared on the main entrance and outer wall of the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco, calling for accountability for the epidemic, and calling on the representatives of the National People’s Congress of the Communist Party of China to vote carefully and refuse to vote for Xi Jinping. At this People’s Congress, the CCP will conduct a so-called “vote” for reelection to produce a new CCP president and so on.
10.Xi made great efforts to promote Li Qiang as an expert: Li can do limited things
The National People’s Congress is still ongoing. There is little suspense that Li Qiang, the number two figure in the Communist Party of China, will succeed Li Keqiang as prime minister. Li Qiang has never had the experience of working in the central government, and it is an exception to become the prime minister directly. Experts believe that although Xi Jinping has made great efforts to promote his confidant Li Qiang, Li Qiang will not tear down walls and build new ones, so there are limited things he can do.
11.Analysis: The real intention of Qin Gang’s “Wolf Warrior Show” at the Two Sessions
On Tuesday (March 7), Qin Gang, the new foreign minister of the Communist Party of China, reiterated the old tune of his stance on Taiwan at the first Chinese and foreign press conference, and made threats to the United States. According to the analysis, Qin Gang’s “Wolf Warrior Show” was cooperating with the big internal propaganda, and did not want to ease Sino-US relations, but wanted to preserve the political power.
12.The CCP’s Plan to Form a Data Bureau to Tighten Supervision Powers Was Approved to Strengthen Monitoring
On Tuesday (March 7), the State Council of the Communist Party of China put forward the “National Institutional Reform Plan”, suggesting the establishment of a “National Data Bureau” to be managed by the National Development and Reform Commission. The proposed data bureau will integrate the contents previously managed by the Cyberspace Administration of China and part of the National Development and Reform Commission.
13.Criticize the CCP’s official media for biased reporting on the Japanese embassy’s exposure of China’s nuclear pollution data
The CCP’s official media has recently continued to report on the wastewater discharge incident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. The Japanese embassy in China recently accepted an interview with the CCP’s official media on matters related to the discharge of wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The island plans to emit up to 7 times as much.
14.China’s trade decline in first two months of this year weighs on economic growth
China’s trade contracted again in the first two months of the year, hit by weaker demand from the US and Europe. This has added pressure on the CCP to try to restore economic growth after ending the “zero-clearing policy.”
15.Congressional proposal authorizes Secretary of Commerce to ban TikTok, White House supports
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan (Jake Sullivan) said in a statement on Tuesday (March 7) that the White House urged Congress to quickly pass a piece of legislation introduced that day that would give the federal government new powers to disable The Chinese video app TikTok and others.
Editor in charge: Fang Xiao