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Our next step is to administer vaccines more extensively to create herd immunity.

By NewsChina Updated Aug.1

Our next step is to administer vaccines more extensively to create herd immunity. The earlier we administer the vaccines, the earlier we can achieve herd immunity and the fewer chances the virus has to mutate. This is very urgent for China.”  

Zhong Nanshan, a renowned Chinese respiratory disease expert, in an interview with China Central Television (CCTV) 

“The internationalization of the yuan is a natural process. It’s not seeking to challenge or replace the US dollar, but to share in undertaking the international responsibility of optimizing resource allocation, promoting the adjustment of supply chains, upgrading industrial structure and transitioning of global value chains.”  

Zhou Chengjun, director of the People’s Bank of China Finance Research Institute, at the 2021 Moganshan Conference, a symposium spotlighting young and middle-aged economists, held in Beijing in April 

“Digital management begins with fighting the monopolies of big platforms, privacy protection and digital taxation. On the surface, this seems like constraints, but they are intended to drive equal opportunity, equal rules and equal rights in the digital economy. This is the only way we can realize the huge potential of digital production.”  

Cheng Shi, chief economist of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Hong Kong Branch, in a column for Sina Finance on May 21 

“Some children of migrant workers are leaving metropolises like Beijing and Shanghai for neighboring smaller cities or urban areas near their home villages for access to school districts. We have to reexamine this secondary migration of rural children.”  

Han Jialing, researcher at the Beijing Academy of Social Sciences and chair professor at the Institute for Economic and Social Research, Jinan University, at a forum about the education of migrant children, held in Beijing on May 30 

“No matter how outstanding you are, there is a great chance that your children will be ordinary. Realizing this fact early on will be good for both you and your children.”  

Ding Yanqing, associate professor at the Graduate School of Education, Peking University, evoking public sympathy by sharing in a recently posted video about how he loses his temper with his daughter when helping with her homework 

“Three major characteristics of China’s carbon market are low transaction volume, low transaction price and weak financing capability.”  

Mei Dewen, general manager of China Beijing Green Exchange, at the spring conference for the 2021 International Financial Forum (IFF) held in Beijing on May 29-30, saying that carbon neutrality should be supported by an effective carbon price which requires “strict legislation, rigorous quantification and serious pricing”  

“China has always firmly opposed weaponizing space and the space arms race. Our journey has always been the oceans of stars and our goal has always been peaceful use.”  

Tan Kefei, a spokesperson of China’s Ministry of National Defense, in response to US Space Commander John Raymond’s reported remarks that China’s space capability imposes an imminent threat to the US  

“Leaders in the US and China would be wise to consider both the history and the new reality of conflict between great powers, as the consequences of following the current path toward confrontation would be catastrophic not only for both countries, but for the entire world.”  

Li Cheng, director of the John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institute, and a council member of the National Committee on US China Relations, in his article "Deconstructing President Biden’s 100 Days in Office: Outlooks and Prospects" published on the institute’s website in May  

“According to the current standard specifications, overly complex or large-scale projects technically pass inspection and are generally safe, but that does not mean they’ll be 100-percent without issue. The standards are based on present knowledge, and the taller and more complex the building, the more likely it exceeds our current understanding of the laws of nature.”  

Li Xiaojiang, former director of the China Academy of Urban Planning and Design, warning against the constant pursuit to build taller buildings in an interview with NewsChina Chinese edition after the 355.8-meter-tall SEG Plaza in Shenzhen reportedly shook on May 18. The cause is unknown