Monday, December 31, 2018MONTHLY International Department of the CPC Central CommitteeBEIJING REVIEW  PDF
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Major events in December 2018
December 2: China eases curbs on stock-index futures trading
The China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) announced on December 2 that it was further easing restrictions on domestic stock index futures trading in a "sound and orderly" way in a bid to facilitate market functions.
December 4: China releases report on global engineering frontiers
The Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) released a report on the global frontiers of engineering science and technology on December 4 in Beijing, which analyzes pioneering engineering science and technologies on a global perspective based on existing papers and patents.
December 6: China asks Canada to release Huawei CFO
China's Embassy in Canada has urged Canada to immediately release Meng Wanzhou, Chief Financial Officer of China's tech giant Huawei, and for the United States to drop any potential extradition charges in a statement on December 6.
December 12: New Diary Reveals More Details on Nanjing Massacre
A new diary released at a seminar on December 12 in northeast China's Liaoning Province offers more details into the notorious Nanjing Massacre by Japanese troops that led to 300,000 deaths in 1937
December 13: Xi presides over meeting on economy, anti-corruption
Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, presided over a meeting of the committee's Political Bureau on December 13, which studied the economic work for 2019 and made plans for building good conduct and political integrity within the CPC as well as fighting corruption.
December 18: China's central bank unveils new targeted monetary tool
The People's Bank of China (PBOC), China's central bank, is now open to applications from qualified banks for the use of a new tool called targeted medium-term lending facility (TMLF) to get stable long-term funds to support their businesses.
December 25: China unveils annual patent award
The National Intellectual Property Administration (NIPA) announced recipients of the 20th China Patent Award, the nation's top award for patents on December 25.
December 27: China's BeiDou officially goes global
China on December 27 announced that the primary system of BeiDou-3 has been established and started to provide global services, meaning its home-grown BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) officially went global.