China: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Government puts import restrictions on colour television sets

The government has imposed restrictions on imports of colour television sets in an attempt to promote the domestic manufacturing of these items and also cut inbound shipments of non-essential items from countries like China. The Directorate General of Free Trade has changed the import policy for colour television sets as restricted from free. Highlights The ..

China celebrates the completion of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System

China has finally completed its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System that is slated to act as a rival to the US Global Positioning System (GPS) and will also boost the security and geopolitical clout of China. The satellite system has been commissioned by the President Xi Jinping and it completes all the 55 total satellites in ..

Govt. imposes safeguard duty on solar cells for one more year till July 2021

The government has imposed the safeguard duty of solar cells for one more year till July 2021 with the aim to protect the domestic manufacturers and discourage cheap imports from countries such as China. The same recommendation has also been given by the Directorate General of Trade Remedies, the investigative arm of the Ministry of ..

China Looks at Expanding State Jobs for Freshers

The Chinese Government has directed the state enterprises, local governments and public institutions to hire more people for this fiscal year at least since the private sector is reeling under tremendous economic pressure owing to the pandemic situation in the country. Background In China, around 8.7 million students are graduating this year and it is ..

First Mars Mission Launched by China

China has successfully launched its first-ever Mars probe on July 23 with the objective of complete orbiting, landing and roving in a single mission so that it can take an ambitious step towards the planetary exploration of the solar system. Details of the Mission A Long March 5 rocket, the largest and most powerful launch ..