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November 2019 - China Special Weapons News

  • US Sending Ships to South China Sea to Teach Beijing, Not Fight It VOA 30 Nov 2019 -- An unusually strong surge of U.S. Navy activity this month in the South China Sea shows that Washington is trying to teach China a set of rules for operating in contested waters, official statements and scholars say.
  • China's first electromagnetic satellite bears fruitful results Global Times 30 Nov 2019 -- China's first seismo-electromagnetic satellite Zhangheng 1 has obtained fruitful electromagnetic data, according to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).
  • Construction Of First Highway Bridge Linking Russia, China Completed RFE/RL 30 Nov 2019 -- Construction of the first road bridge to connect Russia and China has been completed, with the structure expected to officially open in the spring of 2020, Russian officials say.
  • Taipei prosecutors hoping for help from Australia in spy probe CNA 30 Nov 2019 -- The Taipei District Prosecutors Office is hoping for help from Australia as it investigates the allegations of Wang William Liqiang (???), a self-proclaimed Chinese spy who is currently seeking asylum in Australia.
  • China arrests two for alleged espionage on Hong Kong internal affairs Press TV 30 Nov 2019 -- China has arrested two people for alleged espionage for "hostile forces" in the United States and other foreign forces, who interfere in Hong Kong affairs, authorities say.
  • Xi Focus: Not one left behind in pursuit of Chinese Dream People's Daily 30 Nov 2019 -- Living and education conditions have remarkably improved in rural China, as governments at all levels are committed to improving people's livelihoods.
  • Washington's hegemonic thuggery on Hong Kong only a mockery of human rights People's Daily 30 Nov 2019 -- Washington's signing on Wednesday of the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 into law is a naked hegemonic move that will only discredit itself and bring all Chinese people closer together.
  • Hong Kong's Young and Elderly Come Together VOA 30 Nov 2019 -- Retirees and secondary-school children came together Saturday in Hong Kong to protest what they see as China's creeping interference in Hong Kong since the territory was returned to China by Britain in 1997.
  • China, Pakistan to hold joint maritime drill People's Daily 29 Nov 2019 -- China and Pakistan will stage a joint maritime exercise in Pakistan in January 2020, China's Ministry of National Defense announced Thursday.
  • Time to restart HK's future Global Times 29 Nov 2019 -- It has been a tough week for the pro-establishment camp in Hong Kong, as the majority of candidates lost in the district council elections, and the landslide victory of pan-democratic forces astonished many, who firmly believed the pro-establishment camp would be capable of serving local communities well.
  • PolyU blockade lifted; police find 4,000 gas bombs in two days Global Times 29 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong police on Friday said they had seized nearly 4,000 petrol bombs, 1,400 pieces of explosives materials, 600 items containing corrosive liquids and 570 weapons during the two-day evidence-collection procedure at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, which was reopened at about Friday noon after being occupied by rioters for 13 days.
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University severely damaged by rioters: president Global Times 29 Nov 2019 -- The president of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) said on Friday, after the management of the university took over the campus from the police, that the campus was severely damaged during the occupation of rioters.
  • Tens of Thousands Celebrate in Hong Kong As Democracy, Human Rights Act Becomes Law Radio Free Asia 29 Nov 2019 -- Tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets of Hong Kong's downtown Central business district on Thursday, waving American flags and singing the national anthem of the United States in a gesture of thanks after U.S. President Donald Trump signed legislation they had been campaigning for into law.
  • Hong Kong University Siege Ends Peacefully As Street Protests Continue Radio Free Asia 29 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong police on Friday ended their siege of the Polytechnic University after removing explosive materials and makeshift weapons left behind by frontline protesters.
  • Hong Kong Police Lift Cordon Surrounding Polytechnic University After 2-Week Standoff Sputnik 29 Nov 2019 -- The Hong Kong police said on Friday that they had retreated from the Polytechnic University (PolyU) following the completion of a two-day search operation and the removal of dangerous items that were left on the campus during the violent clashes that lasted for two weeks.
  • US considering new measures to restrict Huawei suppliers: Report Press TV 29 Nov 2019 -- The United States is considering new measures to block shipments of products to the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, according to a report.
  • Chinese Officials Tear Down Madonna Painting, Replace it With President Xi Radio Free Asia 29 Nov 2019 -- Authorities in the eastern province of Jiangxi have forced a Catholic church to replace a painting of the Virgin Mary with her child with one of President Xi Jinping, as well as hang up the Chinese flag and nationalist slogans in support of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
  • Pakistan to Debut Chinese Yuan-Denominated Panda Bonds Worth $1 Billion Sputnik 29 Nov 2019 -- China's Panda Bonds are onshore products that help international borrowers to explore domestic yuan investors. These yuan-dominated notes are sold by non-Chinese issuers.
  • China, Pakistan to hold joint naval drills in January Global Times 28 Nov 2019 -- China will send warships to Pakistan in January in a scheduled joint naval exercise with Pakistan, a move that will deepen the two countries' military cooperation and enhance their all-weather strategic cooperative partnership, China's Ministry of National Defense has announced.
  • China needs more aircraft carriers for national security: analysts Global Times 28 Nov 2019 -- The development of four or more aircraft carriers is only natural in order to satisfy China's burgeoning national security needs, Chinese military analysts said on Thursday as the country's second carrier is close to commissioning and a third under construction.
  • US move on Hong Kong dims deal hopes Global Times 28 Nov 2019 -- US President Donald Trump's decision to sign a bill into law that interferes with China's internal affairs related to Hong Kong has cast a cloud over prospects for a highly anticipated phase one trade deal, with Chinese experts warning Washington of countermeasures if it attempts to link Hong Kong affairs with the ongoing negotiations.
  • China summons US ambassador to lodge representations, protest against US signing of Hong Kong-related act into law Global Times 28 Nov 2019 -- Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng on Thursday summoned U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad to lodge stern representations and strong protest against the United States signing of the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 into law.
  • China Summons US Ambassador Over Hong Kong Bill Sputnik 28 Nov 2019 -- Earlier, US President Donald Trump signed a bill into law that bans the export of crowd control weapons to Hong Kong police and supports human rights in the city.
  • China Summons US Ambassador to Protest Bill on Hong Kong Human Rights VOA 28 Nov 2019 -- China summoned the U.S. ambassador in Beijing Thursday to "strongly protest" President Donald Trump's signing of bills on Hong Kong's human rights.
  • HK act sponsors could be put on no-entry list: analysts Global Times 28 Nov 2019 -- China expressed its indignation Thursday over the Hong Kong-related act signed by US President Donald Trump and vowed to take tough countermeasures against such sinister intentions, which is aimed at disrupting the nation's endeavor to realize the great rejuvenation.
  • PLA garrison lauded for safeguarding Hong Kong Global Times 28 Nov 2019 -- The Hong Kong garrison of the Chinese People's Liberation Army has the determination, confidence and ability to fulfill its responsibility endowed by the Basic Law and Garrison Law; and will strongly safeguard Hong Kong's long-term stability and prosperity, spokesperson of China's Ministry of National Defense (MOD) said on a Thursday briefing.
  • Hong Kong Police Deny That Train-Bound Arrestees Were Taken to Mainland China Radio Free Asia 28 Nov 2019 -- Since the detention and torture of Hong Kong resident and former U.K consular employee Simon Cheng, fears are growing that some of the thousands of people arrested since the protest movement began may have been sent to mainland China.
  • Greater connection to the mainland would safeguard HK stability Global Times 28 Nov 2019 -- The results of the Hong Kong District Council elections have triggered online discussions among Chinese mainland netizens, with many expressing their dissatisfaction. As the mainland has attached great importance to the Hong Kong situation, such online reaction is to be expected as mainland netizens are patriotic and hope the city can recover.
  • Xi stresses cultivating new type of military personnel People's Daily 28 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for efforts to cultivate a new type of military personnel who are competent, professional and possess both integrity and ability.
  • Indian Government Claims Chinese Troops Transgress Over 700 Times in Two Years Sputnik 27 Nov 2019 -- The agreed to resolve the border dispute after the 73-day Doklam stand-off at the crossroads between China, India and Bhutan in 2017, which began after Indian troops objected to road construction by the Chinese PLA in Doklam.
  • S. African navy hosts Russia, China for maritime exercise People's Daily 27 Nov 2019 -- The South African navy is hosting the Multinational Maritime Exercise with Russia and China in Cape Town.
  • Iran, China, Russia to hold joint drills IRNA 27 Nov 2019 -- The Islamic Republic of Iran's Navy Commander announced the installation of perpendicular missile launchers on Navy destroyers, saying that Iran, China, and Russia's trilateral drills will be held in the near future in the northern Indian Ocean.
  • Navy cmdr says Iran, China, Russia to stage tripartite drills soon IRNA 27 Nov 2019 -- Navy Commander Rear-Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Wednesday that Iranian, Chinese and Russian Naval forces are to conduct a tripartite maneuver in the north Indian Ocean in the near future.
  • CBP Officers Thwarts Chinese Citizen's Attempt to Collect Sensitive Data CBP 27 Nov 2019 -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport denied the entry of a Chinese research scholar, traveling on an exchange visitor visa. Officers questioning, determined the visitor was not admissible to the United States due to engaging in deceptive business practices.
  • Self-proclaimed Chinese spy confesses to fraud involving $17,000, court video shows Global Times 27 Nov 2019 -- The self-proclaimed Chinese spy Wang Liqiang who applied for political asylum in Australia confessed his fraud case involving 120,000 yuan ($17,000) in a Chinese court in 2016, admitting he had "a weak legal awareness," a video the court exclusively sent to the Global Times on Wednesday showed.
  • Trump Signs Bills Backing Pro-democracy Protesters in Hong Kong VOA 27 Nov 2019 -- President Donald Trump has signed two separate bills backing pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong, despite a trade deal in the balance and threats from Beijing.
  • Statement from the President on S. 1838 and S. 2710 The White House 27 Nov 2019
  • Statement by the President The White House 27 Nov 2019
  • US President Trump Signs Hong Kong Human Rights And Democracy Act Radio Free Asia 27 Nov 2019 -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a bill which requires an annual review of Hong Kong's human rights situation and related trade status, and would apply sanctions against officials linked to rights abuses in the city.
  • HK political battle to intensify Global Times 27 Nov 2019 -- After pan-democratic groups scored a big win in the district council elections on Sunday, a leading adviser of Beijing's top think tank on Hong Kong affairs predicted that the political battle would further intensify in the city. The opposition may gain 40 percent of seats at the Election Committee, but they won't be able to decide who will be the chief executive as the majority is still in the hands of the pro-establishment camp.
  • Signs emerge of unrest subsiding in Hong Kong Press TV 27 Nov 2019 -- The crucial Cross Harbour Tunnel in Hong Kong, which had been blocked by anti-government protesters, has been reopened, and a lockdown of the nearby Polytechnic University (PolyU) in the north of the semi-autonomous Chinese city has also practically ended.
  • Xinjiang Kazakhs Urge Authorities To Help Release Relatives In 'Reeducation Camps' RFE/RL 27 Nov 2019 -- Dozens of ethnic Kazakhs from China's northwestern region of Xinjiang have urged Kazakhstan to help secure the release of relatives, who they say are being kept in so-called "reeducation camps."
  • China Against US Withdrawal From INF Treaty - Vice Foreign Minister Sputnik 27 Nov 2019 -- Beijing is opposed to Washington withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and to the deal becoming multilateral, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu said on Wednesday.
  • Li: New 5-Year Plan to focus on growth People's Daily 27 Nov 2019 -- Premier says improving livelihoods, preventing risks will be highlighted
  • Chinese company renovates Tanzanian port People's Daily 26 Nov 2019 -- The expansion project of the Dar es Salaam port in Tanzania, undertaken by China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC), will enable the port to handle large vessels ferrying up to 70,000 tons of containers upon completion.
  • Overlooking India' Objection, China-Made Crucial Bridge Opens in Pak Side of Kashmir Sputnik 26 Nov 2019 -- New Delhi is concerned that the $50 billion economic corridor passes through parts of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, which it believes are illegally occupied by Pakistan.
  • Chinese military sets up think tank to guide reform, could feature top weapon makers: analysts Global Times 26 Nov 2019 -- The Central Military Committee (CMC) on Monday announced a new think tank consisting of military and civilian experts to evaluate drafts on military policies and institutional reform, with analysts saying on Tuesday that top weapon and equipment developers could be involved, potentially providing valuable opinions to deepen the comprehensive military reform.
  • Chinese warship showcases vertical launch missile system Global Times 26 Nov 2019 -- After returning from a major refit, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy destroyer Shenzhen showcased its air defense firepower by displaying its new missile vertical launch system on Monday.
  • China unveils world's largest shipbuilder Global Times 26 Nov 2019 -- China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC) was officially unveiled in Beijing on Tuesday, becoming the world's largest ship maker.
  • China Mulling Changes After Crippling Election Defeat in Hong Kong Radio Free Asia 26 Nov 2019 -- Following Sunday's landslide election victory for pro-democracy groups in Hong Kong's district elections, the ruling Chinese Communist Party may be looking to replace its Central Liaison Office chief in the city, media reports and analysts said on Tuesday.
  • Top US Diplomat Says China Document Leak Confirms 'Very Significant' Abuses in Xinjiang Radio Free Asia 26 Nov 2019 -- Washington's top diplomat on Tuesday said a recent leak of official Chinese documents is proof that Beijing is committing "very significant" rights violations amid a policy of mass incarceration in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).
  • Trump: He and China's Xi Want Things to 'Go Well' in Hong Kong VOA 26 Nov 2019 -- U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he and Chinese President Xi Jinping "want to see it go well in Hong Kong" amid ongoing trade talks to end a bitter trade dispute between the two countries.
  • Hong Kong Leader Mulls Landslide Opposition Election Victory VOA 26 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the results of local elections in which opposition candidates won nearly 90 percent of contested seats may be a reflection of unhappiness with her administration and its handling of pro-democracy protests.
  • China summons US envoy over Hong Kong bill Press TV 26 Nov 2019 -- China's Foreign Ministry has summoned United States Ambassador to Beijing Terry Branstad to protest the passing in the US Congress of a bill related to Hong Kong and to demand an end to American meddling in the country's internal affairs.
  • West launches public opinion war against China over HK Global Times 26 Nov 2019 -- A report by Reuters alleging China's central government was considering replacing its liaison office in Hong Kong was slammed by the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs commissioner office in Hong Kong on Tuesday, as Chinese observers noted that foreign interference won't stop and what China can do is to find a new way to strengthen its governance and safeguard national security in the city.
  • Western media's reports about HK too absurd to be true Global Times 26 Nov 2019 -- On Tuesday, Reuters published a report that said a crisis command center for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region had been set up on the mainland, and the official liaison personnel to HKSAR were to be changed, citing as the source "people familiar with the matter".
  • One country, two systems' still starting point for HK work Global Times 26 Nov 2019 -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) should tackle all the issues in line with the "one country, two systems" principle in future and the so-called "victory for democracy" was just a slogan, Tam Yiu-chung, former chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, told the Global Times.
  • Beijing Slams Western Report of Hong Kong Crisis Center, Dissatisfaction With City's Liaison Sputnik 26 Nov 2019 -- A new report from Reuters alleges that as demonstrations within Hong Kong have grown violent and mainland China's confidence in its office in the semi-autonomous city has diminished, Beijing has been ignoring protocol, monitoring demonstrations and plotting potential responses from a remote compound.
  • HK new councilors should help end riots: ex-police chief Global Times 26 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong's former police chief expects newly elected district councilors to cooperate with the government and police to end the riots and restore social order, saying the election result will not affect the direction of police work in ending the riots.
  • China-Russia-S.Africa naval drills to help safeguard sea lanes, maritime security Global Times 26 Nov 2019 -- The Chinese navy is participating in its first-ever joint naval drills with Russia and South Africa in southern African waters, a move that will boost the countries' capability to face maritime security threats, secure sea lanes and contribute to world peace, Chinese experts said on Monday.
  • Chinese executives barred from leaving Taiwan amid spy probe CNA 26 Nov 2019 -- Two executives with a China-funded company in Hong Kong were released early Tuesday after being questioned by prosecutors but have been barred from leaving the country pending further investigation into related spying allegations.
  • Taiwan Probes Hong Kong-based Company After Chinese Defector Allegations Radio Free Asia 26 Nov 2019 -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on Tuesday for a full investigation into allegations by a Chinese defector that China has been using a Hong Kong-based real estate company as cover to infiltrate the democratic island and influence its politics and media.
  • Chinese Woman Who Bluffed Her Way into Mar-a-Lago Given 8 Months in Prison Sputnik 26 Nov 2019 -- Chinese consultant Yujing Zhang was sentenced to eight months in prison on Monday for trespassing on US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in West Palm Beach, Florida, earlier this year.
  • Myanmar Considers Chinese Envoy's Proposal to Kick-start Rohingya Repatriations Radio Free Asia 25 Nov 2019 -- Myanmar said Monday it will consider a Chinese envoy's proposal to kick-start Rohingya repatriations by allowing some refugees to return home and report back the on-the-ground situation to their relatives via cellphone, a day after Bangladesh's foreign affairs ministry hit back at the country for blaming it for delays in the long-awaited refugee return process.
  • Defector Offers Details About Beijing's Spying Ops in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia Radio Free Asia 25 Nov 2019 -- A Chinese defector seeking political asylum in Australia has claimed to have inside knowledge of Beijing's influence and spying operations beyond its borders, including in Australia, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
  • Newly Leaked Official Chinese Documents Include Operating Manual For Xinjiang Internment Camps Radio Free Asia 25 Nov 2019 -- Newly leaked Chinese government documents include the first known "manual" for operating internment camps in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), providing local authorities with guidelines on how to prevent escapes, keep the program a secret, and use "points" to grade detainees.
  • Details Leak From China's Mass Detention Camps in Xinjiang; US Official Blasts 'Concentration Camps' VOA 25 Nov 2019 -- A new leak of classified Chinese government documents has revealed how authorities are using a massive data collection program to target and detain an estimated one million ethnic minority Muslims in the country's Xinjiang province.
  • 2 Asian Allies Reweigh Their China Ties as Territorial Disputes Grow VOA 25 Nov 2019 -- A summit this week between leaders of Pacific Rim allies South Korea and the Philippines is expected to show that both lean toward the West rather than China despite their efforts to get along with Asia's superpower, analysts say.
  • Chinese Police Swarm Tibetan Township After Independence Protests Radio Free Asia 25 Nov 2019 -- Chinese security forces, many in plain clothes, have poured into a Tibetan township in Sichuan's Kardze prefecture following protests last week calling for Tibet's independence from rule by Beijing, Tibetan sources say.
  • Reports: Classified Chinese Data Leak Shows 'Orwellian' Surveillance System Of Ethnic Minorities RFE/RL 25 Nov 2019 -- A trove of highly classified documents released on November 24 spell out how China controls the minutiae of life for up to 3 million people who are interned in the mass detention camps of the far-western region of Xinjiang.
  • Self-claimed spy fugitive charged with fraud: Chinese police CNA 24 Nov 2019 -- China's public security authorities have identified a Chinese national who was reported by Australian media to be a defector involved in spying operations in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Australia, as a fugitive being pursued for fraud.
  • HK firm executives stopped at Taiwan airport amid spy probe CNA 25 Nov 2019 -- Two executives with a China-funded company in Hong Kong were stopped by investigators at Taoyuan International Airport on Sunday for questioning over allegations by a self-confessed Chinese spy that their firm was helping Beijing control Taiwan media.
  • China rejects allegations of meddling in Australia affairs Press TV 25 Nov 2019 -- China says it has never been interested in meddling in the internal affairs of other countries amid claims that the Chinese Communist party sought to infiltrate Australia's parliament.
  • China, Australia in war of words over claims of Beijing's meddling attempts Press TV 25 Nov 2019 -- Australia has engaged in a war of words with China after a media outlet accused Beijing of plotting to install an agent in the country's parliament, allegations rejected by the Chinese government as "fabricated."
  • Australia hyping China 'spy' stories reflects extreme nervousness Global Times 25 Nov 2019 -- Australian media and politicians, after repeatedly publishing and hyping cases of so-called Chinese spies based on non-factual background in the past few days, were slammed by Chinese observers and officials on Monday, as another show of its unnecessarily extreme nervousness when handling China-related issues and another attempt of promoting China threat theory.
  • Alleged Chinese Involvement in Australian Internal Affairs 'Disturbing' - Canberra Sputnik 25 Nov 2019 -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday that the alleged Chinese involvement in the internal affairs of his country was "disturbing" and "troubling," but urged the public to not jump to conclusions.
  • 240 Chinese peacekeepers return from South Sudan after mission People's Daily 25 Nov 2019 -- The first echelon of China's fifth peacekeeping infantry battalion to South Sudan has returned after finishing a one-year United Nations peacekeeping mission.
  • Report Warns Chinese Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles Outclass US Navy Radars Sputnik 25 Nov 2019 -- The US Navy has inadequate surveillance assets to support and protect its expanded fleet, according to a new report by The Hudson Institute, which warns that when facing Chinese forces with increasingly long ranges, US commanders will be unable to "shape the combat environment."
  • Hong Kong Leader to 'Seriously Reflect' on Election Results After Landslide Pro-Democracy Win VOA 25 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong's leader said she respects the results of local elections in which pro-democracy forces scored a sweeping victory and said she would reflect on them seriously.
  • China's Netizens Snub State Media's Interpretation of Hong Kong Election Results VOA 25 Nov 2019 -- State-controlled media in China on Monday downplayed the landslide electoral victory claimed by pan democrats in Hong Kong with an editorial calling the race an "unfair… manipulation."
  • Foreign Secretary Statement on Hong Kong elections, 25 November 2019 UK FCO 25 Nov 2019 -- The Foreign Secretary made a statement following the Hong Kong district council elections
  • Pan-democracy win should end violence in HK Global Times 25 Nov 2019 -- Votes counting process of the 2019 Hong Kong District Council elections is yet to finish after a whole night and the final result hasn't announced either, but current situation showed that the pan-democracy candidates won against their pro-establishment opponents.
  • New district councilors should cooperate with govt to end riot: former HK police chief Global Times 25 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong's former police chief expects newly elected district councilors to cooperate with the government and police to end the riots and restore social order, saying the election result will not affect the direction of police work in ending the riots.
  • HK elections spark reflection Global Times 25 Nov 2019 -- While pan-democrats scored a big win in the 2019 Hong Kong District Council elections on Sunday, the pro-establishment group and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government called for a thorough introspection of deep-rooted social issues while saying the election was "entangled with emotion," which has also been highly politicized amid the ongoing social unrest.
  • Hong Kong leader vows to 'listen humbly' to voters as opposition wins landslide in elections Press TV 25 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong's leader vows to "listen humbly" to the people after they turned out in record numbers and voted heavily in favor of opposition candidates in local elections, which went ahead peacefully despite months of violent protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
  • Hong Kong District Poll Shows Huge Public Support For Pro-Democracy Movement Radio Free Asia 25 Nov 2019 -- Millions of voters in Hong Kong delivered a stunning rebuke to Beijing and the administration of chief executive Carrie Lam with a landslide victory for pro-democracy candidates across the city's 18 District Councils as vote counting was wrapped up on Monday.
  • Taiwan president, political leaders welcome HK election results CNA 25 Nov 2019 -- Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and several political leaders on Monday welcomed the landslide victory of pro-democracy candidates in the recently concluded Hong Kong district council elections, in which the result is being seen by many as a rejection of the Beijing-backed Hong Kong government.
  • China, Russia Tighten Ties With Gas Pipeline Radio Free Asia 25 Nov 2019 -- After nearly 20 years of proposals, stalled plans, and complex negotiations, Russia and China are poised to open their first natural gas pipeline connection, raising interdependence to a new level for decades to come.
  • Australian media slammed for hyping up 'spy' story Global Times 25 Nov 2019 -- Chinese experts slammed Western media for defaming China in disregard of the facts after Shanghai police clarified that self-confessed "Chinese spy" Wang Liqiang, who has applied for political asylum in Australia, is in fact an ex-con.
  • 'Chinese spy' makes fool of Western media Global Times 25 Nov 2019 -- Australian media recently reported that a "Chinese spy" named Wang Liqiang had decided to "defect to Australia." According to anti-China newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald, Wang worked in Hong Kong at China Innovation Investment Limited, a company that the media claimed was set up to "infiltrate into Hong Kong's financial market" and to collect "military intelligence."
  • HK shares unshaken by external factors Global Times 25 Nov 2019 -- No stocks tumbling. No capital flight. Hong Kong's capital markets have been as solid as a rock despite external interference, especially the passage of a bill by the US Congress that supports Hong Kong rioters.
  • Pro-Democracy Camp Lifted By Big Turnout For Hong Kong District Polls Radio Free Asia 24 Nov 2019 -- Nearly three million people lined up at polling stations across Hong Kong on Sunday, a record turnout for the city's only fully direct election that looked in the early hours of Monday to be a landslide victory for pro-democracy candidates.
  • Statement from the Director-General of Security, Mike Burgess - response to reporting on foreign interference ASIO 24 Nov 2019 -- "The reporting on Nine's Sixty Minutes contains allegations that ASIO takes seriously. As the Director-General of Security, I am committed to protecting Australia's democracy and sovereignty."
  • Shanghai Police Claim 'Chinese Spy' in Australia is Convicted Fraudster – Report Sputnik 24 Nov 2019 -- A young man in Australia claiming to be a Chinese spy was reported earlier on Saturday to have applied for political asylum in Australia and gave authorities details about the espionage operations he was allegedly involved in.
  • Chinese diplomat rejects U.S. allegations against Pakistan project People's Daily 24 Nov 2019 -- Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing on Friday rejected a U.S. diplomat's allegations against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying the facts illustrating the project's success speak for themselves.
  • Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Forces Headed for Landslide Win VOA 24 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong pro-democracy forces scored a sweeping victory in local elections Sunday that saw a record number of voters deliver a stunning rebuke to Beijing.
  • Massive Turnout in Hong Kong Elections Amid Unrest VOA 24 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kongers voted in record numbers Sunday, and avoided anticipated clashes, during a local election that is widely seen as a de facto referendum on months of pro-democracy protests.
  • On Edge From Violence, Hong Kong Holds Local Elections VOA 24 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kongers formed long lines outside polling stations across the territory Sunday, as voters participated in what is widely seen as a de facto referendum on recent pro-democracy protests.
  • Chinese Marine Corps conducts amphibious landing drills, aims to win wars Global Times 24 Nov 2019 -- The Chinese Marine Corps recently conducted comprehensive amphibious landing drills, in a move which experts said on Sunday aimed at gathering experience and winning wars, and the naval arm is a vanguard in safeguarding China's sovereignty and territorial integrity in the South China Sea and the island of Taiwan.
  • China develops military-grade fiber with multiple applications Global Times 24 Nov 2019 -- China has developed its own fiber that is strong, light and resistant to heat and corrosion, which can be used to manufacture fire-proof and bullet-proof military equipment.
  • Urgency to end chaos in HK behind high turnout Global Times 24 Nov 2019 -- A record number of Hong Kong residents flocked to polling stations on Sunday to cast their vote in district council elections, as more people were encouraged to vote this year following months of protests that morphed into violent riots.
  • Hong Kong markets remain normal after bills passed by U.S. Congress: official People's Daily 24 Nov 2019 -- Financial Secretary of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government Paul Chan said Sunday that the financial markets remained normal after the passage of Hong Kong-related bills by the U.S. Congress.
  • No force can stop China from growing stronger: Chinese state councilor People's Daily 24 Nov 2019 -- China's development and growth is an irreversible trend of history and no force can stop it, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Saturday.
  • Expert Says 1.8 Million Uyghurs, Muslim Minorities Held in Xinjiang's Internment Camps Radio Free Asia 24 Nov 2019 -- Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have detained up to 1.8 million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in as many as 1,300 to 1,400 internment camps, one of the world's foremost experts on mass incarcerations in the region said in a paper released Sunday.
  • Threat From China Requires Innovative Approach, Says DOD Official DoD News 23 Nov 2019 -- Alan Shaffer, deputy under secretary of defense, acquisition and sustainment, discussed the threat from China and what the U.S. must do to respond to the threat.
  • China launches 50th and 51st navigation satellites into orbit Global Times 23 Nov 2019 -- China sent two more medium Earth orbit (MEO) satellites for the country's BeiDou Navigational Satellites System, or BDS into orbit on Saturday. They are the 50th and 51st of the BeiDou system, Global Times learned from the authorities.
  • China Launches 2 More Satellites of BeiDou Navigation System - Aerospace Corporation Sputnik 23 Nov 2019 -- China on Saturday successfully launched into the orbit the 50th and 51st satellites of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, China Aerospace and Technology Corporation (CASC) said.
  • China: US 'world's biggest source of instability' Press TV 23 Nov 2019 -- China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi minces no words as he lashes out at the United States over Washington's one-sided approach to world politics and its adversarial attitude towards Beijing.
  • Trump Non-Committal About Signing Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Bills VOA 23 Nov 2019 -- President Donald Trump was non-committal Friday about signing bi-partisan legislation supporting pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong.
  • Cambodia Backs China on Hong Kong Protests VOA 23 Nov 2019 -- Cambodia this week reiterated its support for China's attempts to quell violent protests in Hong Kong, citing its adherence to the "One China" policy.
  • 'Why Not Just Try:' Hong Kong Protesters Share What Drives Them VOA 23 Nov 2019 -- When he left the house last week, Joseph, a 19-year-old Hong Kong college student, told his parents he was going to hang out with friends. That was only partly true.
  • China Hits Back at US for Criticizing Corridor Project With Pakistan VOA 22 Nov 2019 -- China and Pakistan urged the United States on Friday "to sift fact from fiction" before questioning their bilateral infrastructure development program, which Beijing is funding under its global Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
  • US a 'spoiler' in South China Sea peace Global Times 22 Nov 2019 -- Two US Navy vessels, littoral combat ship Gabrielle Giffords and the destroyer Wayne E. Meyer, trespassed into the adjacent sea area of the Nansha Islands and the territorial waters of the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea on Wednesday and Thursday. The Gabrielle Giffords sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Meiji Reef. The Chinese navy and air force tracked and monitored the two vessels, verified them and warned them to leave.
  • Beijing warns US against provocations after two warships sailed in South China Sea Press TV 22 Nov 2019 -- Two US warships have sailed close to the islands claimed by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea in a move harshly denounced by China as provocative acts, which could result in "unforeseeable accidents" in the strategic waterway at a time of heightened tension between the world's two largest economies.
  • Beijing Protests US Sending Combat Ships to Disputed Islands in South China Sea Sputnik 22 Nov 2019 -- Beijing has vigorously protested the passage of US naval vessels through the South China Sea, claiming that the United States' actions have damaged China's sovereignty and security considerably, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said on Friday.
  • Senior U.S. Official Warns Pakistan Of Economic Dangers Of China's Infrastructure Plan RFE/RL 22 Nov 2019 -- The United States has warned Pakistan of the long-term risks to its economy if it embraces China's massive infrastructure project and suggested that it should instead look to the U.S. business model.
  • U.S. concerned with China's attempts to influence Taiwan elections CNA 22 Nov 2019 -- The United States is concerned by China's attempts to influence Taiwan's upcoming presidential and legislative elections through different means, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Friday, as it urged the Taiwanese people to be vigilant over such efforts.
  • Former CIA Officer Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Espionage US Dept. of Justice 22 Nov 2019 -- A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) case officer was sentenced today to 19 years in prison for conspiring to communicate, deliver and transmit national defense information to the People's Republic of China (PRC).
  • Former CIA Officer Who Spied for China Gets 19-Year Jail Term - Justice Department Sputnik 23 Nov 2019 -- A US court sentenced a former CIA case officer, who worked in China and has first-hand knowledge of some of the agency's most sensitive secrets, to 19 years in prison, the Justice Department announced in a press release.
  • Hong Kong Court Temporarily Reinstates Ban on Face Masks During Protests VOA 22 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong's High Court has reversed an earlier decision and reinstated a ban on anti-government demonstrators wearing face masks. The court ruled Friday that the government could enforce the ban for one week. The ban was initially imposed in October under rarely used emergency powers so that protesters could not hide their faces.
  • Xi says Chinese dream by no means hegemonistic Global Times 22 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday realizing the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation is by no means to seek hegemony.
  • Hong Kong gears for district elections Global Times 22 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong society is going to all lengths for Sunday's district elections, although uncertainty still looms large over voters' safety and the city's future amid violence.
  • No deadline to resolve PolyU incident: HK police chief Global Times 22 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong's new police chief said on Friday that the police haven't set any deadline for the peaceful resolution of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University incident, and urged those still inside the campus, including rioters, protesters and others, to come out and surrender as soon as possible.
  • US Hong Kong bill nothing but a vain attempt to interfere in China's internal affairs People's Daily 22 Nov 2019 -- The US Senate passed the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 on Tuesday local time despite strong opposition from the Chinese government.
  • China deal is coming along very well: Trump Press TV 22 Nov 2019 -- US President Donald Trump has said that the trade deal with China was "coming along very well" amid jitters in financial markets reflecting fears that the negotiations were headed to an impasse.
  • Hong Kong District Elections Could Gauge Support For Protest Movement Radio Free Asia 22 Nov 2019 -- When Hong Kong's voters go to the polls on Sunday to choose a new generation of district councillors, they will be greeted with a now-familiar sight: the city's hugely unpopular police force.
  • Arrest of Medical Staff During Hong Kong University Siege Sparks Furor Radio Free Asia 22 Nov 2019 -- A handful of protesters remained besieged in Hong Kong's Polytechnic University (Poly U) ahead of district elections on Sunday amid concerns for their health, as an international medical journal hit out in an opinion article at the detention of doctors, paramedics, and first-aid personnel by riot police during the week-long siege.
  • Xinjiang Authorities Undermine Muslim Abstention From Pork in Bid to Assimilate Uyghurs Radio Free Asia 22 Nov 2019 -- Government work groups in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) are undermining the Muslim practice of abstaining from pork as part of a bid to assimilate Uyghurs into Han Chinese culture, according to sources, who also said officials are seeking to turn the region into a major pork producer.
  • Photos: China's Newest Aircraft Carrier Spotted by Satellites at Hainan Naval Base Sputnik 22 Nov 2019 -- Just days after transiting the Taiwan Strait, China's newest aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, was spotted by satellites moored at pier on Hainan Island, on the northern coast of the South China Sea. The ship is anticipated to join the fleet before the end of the year.
  • China's Xi Jinping Says Wants Trade Deal With US, But Will 'Fight Back' if Necessary Sputnik 22 Nov 2019 -- Washington and Beijing are still discussing phase one of a trade deal after being engaged in a lengthy trade war, slapping several rounds of additional tariffs and restrictions on each other.
  • US Hong Kong 'Punishment' Bills Leave Trump Cornered in China Trade Talks Sputnik 22 Nov 2019 -- With the US Congress' recent passage of two bipartisan-backed bills supporting anti-government protests in Hong Kong, US President Donald Trump, who is embroiled in trade negotiations with China, will now have to weigh both ethics and economics over the next several days.
  • China mulls Hong Kong bill antidote Global Times 22 Nov 2019 -- China is mulling potential countermeasures against a new US bill that shows Washington's intention to blatantly interfere in China's internal affairs related to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), with some calling for possible sanctions on individuals and entities that aid the US' attack on China's national security and interests.
  • China's new commercial rocket to debut in 2020 People's Daily 21 Nov 2019 -- China's new carrier rocket the Long March-8 has entered final assembly and test stages and is expected to make its maiden flight in 2020, the Global Times has learned from the developer - China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) on Wednesday.
  • Chinese National Who Worked at Monsanto Indicted on Economic Espionage Charges US Dept. of Justice 21 Nov 2019 -- Haitao Xiang, 42, formerly of Chesterfield, Missouri, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on one count of conspiracy to commit economic espionage, three counts of economic espionage, one count of conspiracy to commit theft of trade secrets and three counts of theft of trade secrets.
  • U.S. Investigating Universities, Including MIT, Over Russian, Chinese Donations RFE/RL 21 Nov 2019 -- U.S. officials have asked the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to turn over documents regarding the university's contacts with foreign governments and donations from foreign sources, including those coming from Russia, China, and Saudi Arabia.
  • US Congress Approves Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Bills VOA 21 Nov 2019 -- The U.S. Congress approved two bills Thursday to support pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong after months of unrest in the semi-autonomous city.
  • China says US after 'destroying' Hong Kong, threatens retaliation Press TV 21 Nov 2019 -- China says the US is seeking to "destroy" Hong Kong by indulging "violent criminals" who have plunged the international financial hub into turmoil for the past six months, threatening Washington with retaliation.
  • US-China 'phase one' trade deal to be postponed until next year Press TV 21 Nov 2019 -- Completion of a partial trade deal between the US and China will likely be postponed to next year, as Beijing presses for more extensive tariff rollbacks and Washington counters with more demands of its own, according to trade experts and people close to the White House
  • Beijing Threatens Retaliation if Trump Signs Hong Kong Rights Bill Into Law Radio Free Asia 21 Nov 2019 -- Beijing on Thursday called on U.S. President Donald Trump to veto a law aimed at protecting the human rights of Hong Kong's 7.5 million residents, threatening to retaliate if the president signed it into law.
  • Taiwan Makes Space For Hundreds of Hongkongers After Universities Shut Down Radio Free Asia 21 Nov 2019 -- Taiwan on Thursday invited Hong Kong residents whose studies have been disrupted by university closures or fear of arrest after five months of pro-democracy protests to continue their studies on the democratic island.
  • China Vows to 'Fight Back' After US Congress Supports Protests in Hong Kong Sputnik 21 Nov 2019 -- American lawmakers previously condemned alleged human rights violations against the protestors in the semi-autonomous region and adopted a bill banning the export of certain munitions to Hong Kong.
  • Revised agreement between mainland, Hong Kong opens services further Global Times 21 Nov 2019 -- The government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) signed an agreement in Hong Kong concerning an amendment to the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA) on Trade in Services on Thursday, to further enhance the mainland's openness in the services trade to Hong Kong.
  • 39-year-old heads China's 3rd carrier construction Global Times 21 Nov 2019 -- With military observers expecting China's second aircraft carrier to join naval service soon, the country's third aircraft carrier is being built in Shanghai, headed by a 39-year-old builder, the state broadcaster reported.
  • Commentary: Hong Kong bill will eventually bring disgrace to the US People's Daily 21 Nov 2019 -- The "performance art" action of the United States Senate passing the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 is a joke.
  • US Congress Passes Bill Throwing Support Behind Hong Kong Protesters Sputnik 21 Nov 2019 -- The US Congress has passed a pair of bills aimed at supporting protesters in Hong Kong. One bill condemns the police crackdown on the protests, and the other bans the export of certain munitions to the semi-autonomous Chinese island.
  • Why Drones Matter So Much for China to Control Disputed Sea? VOA 20 Nov 2019 -- China is bolstering its lead in resource exploration and any conflicts in the South China Sea, a sea disputed by five other governments, by stepping up deployment of expendable, cost-effective drones, analysts believe.
  • CNPC unit seeks major stake in newly-found Namavaran oilfield: Report Press TV 20 Nov 2019 -- Iran is set to announce that an operating unit of the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) will be the major stakeholder in the development of its supergiant new oilfield find Namavaran, OilPrice.com has cited a senior source close to Iran's Petroleum Ministry as saying.
  • Russia, China to Present Plan on Easing Tensions on Korean Peninsula - Moscow Sputnik 20 Nov 2019 -- Russia and China will submit a new plan of action on resolving tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov told reporters.
  • Russia, China offer new plan to ease Korean Peninsula tensions Press TV 20 Nov 2019 -- Russia and China have prepared a new plan of action meant to resolve tensions on the Korean Peninsula, as the United States fails to engage North Korea in demilitarization talks.
  • Hong Kong Human Rights And Democracy Act Passes US House Radio Free Asia 20 Nov 2019 -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday which requires an annual review of Hong Kong's human rights situation and sanctions against officials linked to rights abuses in the city, setting the stage for possible signature by President Donald Trump.
  • HK bill may face retaliation Global Times 20 Nov 2019 -- US senators are encouraging Washington to carry out a "self-damaging mission" in pushing forward a Hong Kong-related bill that may lead to sanctions on China and a review of the trade status of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, experts said. They warned that China would come up with equivalent countermeasures if Washington enforces the measure.
  • Mainland moves to better integrate HK, Macao in culture and tourism Global Times 20 Nov 2019 -- China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism is soliciting ideas for cultural and tourism projects between the mainland and Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions in 2020, a move experts hailed will facilitate mutual understanding.
  • U.K. Summons Chinese Ambassador in 'Outrage' Over Tortured Consular Employee Radio Free Asia 20 Nov 2019 -- Britain on Wednesday summoned the Chinese ambassador to express "outrage" at the detention and torture of a former employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong, which came after he took part in the five-month-long pro-democracy protests in the city.
  • Foreign Secretary statement on Simon Cheng, 20 November 2019 UK FCO 20 Nov 2019 -- Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab gave a statement on the detention and mistreatment of Simon Cheng, a former member of staff at the British Consulate Hong Kong.
  • Ex-UK consulate employee's legal rights protected in custody: Chinese FM Global Times 20 Nov 2019 -- Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday stressed that the Chinese public security department guaranteed former British Consulate General employee Simon Cheng Man-kit's legal rights during his administrative detention in August and he has confessed his guilt, after media reports alleged Cheng was tortured by police.
  • China's top legislature strongly condemns U.S. Senate approval of bill on Hong Kong People's Daily 20 Nov 2019 -- The Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), the top legislature of China, on Wednesday firmly opposed to and strongly condemned the passing of the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 by the U.S. Senate.
  • US Senate Approves Hong Kong Human Rights And Democracy Act Radio Free Asia 19 Nov 2019 -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed a bill which requires an annual review of Hong Kong's human rights situation and sanctions against officials linked to rights abuses in the city, moving the legislation one step closer to possible signature by President Donald Trump.
  • US Senate passes bill backing Hong Kong protesters, angers China Press TV 20 Nov 2019 -- The United States Senate has unanimously passed legislation which aims to protect protesters in Hong Kong, triggering condemnation from China.
  • Protests, Siege Continue in Hong Kong as China Rails at Passage of US Bill Radio Free Asia 20 Nov 2019 -- A few dozen people remained trapped inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Poly U) on Wednesday, as lunchtime protests continued on the city's streets and China hit out at the passage of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act by the Senate.
  • Hong Kong leader urges peaceful resolution of univ. standoff Press TV 19 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam has hoped for a peaceful resolution of a standoff between police and protesters at a major university in the city, urging the "full cooperation" of the demonstrators.
  • Xinjiang 'Pair Up' Campaign Highlights Power Imbalance Between Chinese 'Relatives,' Uyghur Hosts Radio Free Asia 19 Nov 2019 -- The official "Pair Up and Become Family" campaign in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) highlights a deep power imbalance based on the personal information shared between Uyghur families and the Han Chinese "relatives" assigned to monitor their homes, according to sources.
  • Hong Kong Lawyers Say China's Criticism of High Court Decision 'Legally Incorrect' Radio Free Asia 19 Nov 2019 -- Lawyers in Hong Kong on Tuesday hit out at a statement from China's National People's Congress (NPC) standing committee questioning a decision in the city's High Court that overturned a ban on the wearing of masks as unconstitutional.
  • US, China Trade Criticism Over South China Sea Radio Free Asia 19 Nov 2019 -- The Chinese defense chief warned the United States on Monday against provoking military tensions by "flexing muscles" in the contested South China Sea, while his American counterpart urged claimant nations to use their sovereign spaces "or risk losing them."
  • Defense minister: No independence move by island will be tolerated People's Daily 19 Nov 2019 -- Defense Minister Wei Fenghe told his United States counterpart Mark Esper on Monday in Bangkok that China will never tolerate any move by separatists to actualize "Taiwan independence".
  • Successful satellite tests to allow 'Hongyun speed' by 2020 Global Times 19 Nov 2019 -- The demonstration system for China's Hongyun Project, a low-orbit broadband communication satellite system, will become operational at the beginning of 2020, making substantial progress toward the eventual goal of providing internet connectivity to users around the world, developers told the Global Times on Tuesday.
  • Hong Kong Protesters Increasingly Desperate as Campus Standoff Continues VOA 19 Nov 2019 -- Waves of student protesters attempted daring escapes past police lines Tuesday, while fewer than 200 others remain barricaded and surrounded by riot police inside a Hong Kong university.
  • HK's new police chief could be 'more decisive' in stopping riots Global Times 19 Nov 2019 -- China's State Council on Tuesday appointed Tang Ping-keung as Commissioner of Police of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), replacing Lo Wai-chung, as experts and retired senior police officers noted that Tang will likely be more decisive and tougher in helping stop the violence and chaos that has engulfed the city.
  • China State Council Appoints New Police Chief in Hong Kong - Report Sputnik 19 Nov 2019 -- The appointment comes amid fierce clashes between protesters and police, which saw demonstrators hurling petrol bombs, bamboo poles and bricks, and shooting arrows at officers.
  • PolyU campus rioters surrender leaving chaos in their wake Global Times 19 Nov 2019 -- As rioters inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have begun surrendering to police, an expert noted that the law enforcement operation to deal with the campus occupation has been a successful campaign of stopping violence and chaos for the city.
  • China urges US to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs Global Times 19 Nov 2019 -- China on Tuesday urged the United States to earnestly respect China's sovereignty and stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs and interfering in China's internal affairs.
  • HK chief urges peaceful end to PolyU stand-off Global Times 19 Nov 2019 -- Around 600 rioters and suspects involved in illegal activities have walked out of the besieged Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) campus, 200 of whom were under the age of 18 and allowed to return home, after rioters occupied the PolyU and engaged in fierce clashes with police over the last few days, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday.
  • Carrie Lam: Peacefully solving the unrest is a priority Global Times 19 Nov 2019 -- Chief Executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Carrie Lam, emphasized that peacefully solving the unrest is the priority. The remarks were made on Tuesday at a press conference in Hong Kong.
  • Central govt final arbiter of Basic Law issues Global Times 19 Nov 2019 -- China's top legislature and the State Council, China's cabinet, voiced strong opposition to the latest ruling by the High Court of Hong Kong on the anti-mask law, indicating that the ruling blatantly defies the authority of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee and of the chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, thus circumventing the Basic Law.
  • China never allows anyone to challenge "one country, two systems" bottom line People's Daily 19 Nov 2019 -- China never allows any act that challenges the bottom line of "one country, two systems", Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated in an important speech on the current situation of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) he delivered on Nov.14 when attending the 11th BRICS Summit in Brasilia, capital of Brazil.
  • Hong Kong Hospitals Flooded With Injured As University Siege Continues Radio Free Asia 19 Nov 2019 -- Dozens of people remained trapped inside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Poly U) on Tuesday as police said anyone left inside would be arrested and hospitals were flooded with hundreds of people injured during the standoff.
  • Total of 800 Hong Kong Protesters Already Left PolyU Campus - Police Sputnik 19 Nov 2019 -- A total of 800 protesters who had holed up for over a week at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) left the campus in a peaceful manner, police said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • HK high court usurped its authority Global Times 19 Nov 2019 -- A spokesperson of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) on Tuesday said that the ruling by the High Court of Hong Kong - claiming the anti-mask law "unconstitutional" - is inconsistent with the Basic Law. He stressed that only the NPC Standing Committee can judge and decide whether laws are unconstitutional. The statement plays a significant role in clearing up the confusion and setting things right.
  • Chinese peacekeepers leave for South Sudan on one-year mission People's Daily 19 Nov 2019 -- A contingent of 240 Chinese peacekeepers left Zhangjiakou, a city in northern China's Hebei Province, for South Sudan Tuesday on a one-year mission.
  • Institutions crucial to growth, Party stresses People's Daily 19 Nov 2019 -- Experts: Recent session calls for China to leverage strength of system
  • Pompeo's anti-China remarks cannot fool the world People's Daily 19 Nov 2019 -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is really addicted to provoking and smearing China with his vicious lies.
  • India, China to Hold Joint Military Anti-Terror Exercise Next Month Sputnik 19 Nov 2019 -- The armies of China and India will hold a joint military drill in December in India to improve their capabilities in fighting terrorism and to promote mutual understanding.
  • li>Hong Kong protests: Foreign Office statement, 18 November 2019 UK FCO 18 Nov 2019 -- The Foreign & Commonwealth Office issued a statement following violence during protests at university campuses in Hong Kong.
  • Beijing Calls On Washington to 'Stop Flexing Muscles' in South China Sea Sputnik 18 Nov 2019 -- Earlier in November, the US guided-missile cruiser Chancellorsville sailed through the Taiwan Strait between China and the island of Taiwan, with the transit being the ninth made by US Navy this year.
  • In high-level talks, Beijing warns US over South China Sea, Taiwan Press TV 18 Nov 2019 -- China has, during high-level talks, warned the United States to stop "flexing its muscles" in the disputed South China Sea and fueling tensions over self-ruled Taiwan, two main sources of friction between the two powers.
  • Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper Meeting with People's Republic of China's Minister of National Defense General Wei Fenghe DoD 18 Nov 2019 -- Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper met with the State Councilor and Minister of National Defense, General Wei Fenghe, of the People's Republic of China (PRC) on the margins of the ASEAN Defense Minister's Meeting Plus held in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • 2nd aircraft carrier to test in S.China Sea Global Times 18 Nov 2019 -- China's second aircraft carrier successfully sailed through the Taiwan Straits on Sunday and headed toward a designated area in the South China Sea for testing and training, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy announced on Monday.
  • China's 2nd aircraft carrier to conduct testing and training in South China Sea Global Times 18 Nov 2019 -- China's second aircraft carrier successfully sailed through the Taiwan Straits on Sunday and headed toward a designated area in the South China Sea for testing and training, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy announced on Monday, with experts saying the long voyage from Northeast China could be the last step in the trials phase of the warship which is expected to enter naval service soon.
  • Chinese military could deploy blockchain management Global Times 18 Nov 2019 -- The Chinese military could adopt blockchain technology to manage personnel data, boost training and mission performances, and provide soldiers with earned tokens that could be used to collect rewards, a move that experts said could give more immediate incentives to military personnel compared to previous reward systems.
  • Military relations a stabilizer of China-US ties: spokesperson Global Times 18 Nov 2019 -- Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper met for the first time on Monday as the two discussed topics involving Taiwan, South China Sea and Hong Kong.
  • China, Thailand agree to enhance military cooperation People's Daily 18 Nov 2019 -- Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe here on Sunday, and the two sides agreed to further enhance military cooperation.
  • US Lawmakers Renew Calls For Sanctions on China Following Document Leak on Xinjiang Abuses Radio Free Asia 18 Nov 2019 -- U.S. lawmakers and experts have renewed calls for sanctions against China over rights abuses in its Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), in a swift response to the leak of hundreds of pages of documents detailing a crackdown on ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities ordered by President Xi Jinping.
  • China lambasts Western media reporting on Uighur community as 'pure fabrication' Press TV 18 Nov 2019 -- China has dismissed reports by Western media on Beijing's treatment of the country's ethnic Muslim Uighur community in the western region of Xinjiang, lambasting them as "pure fabrication" and "fake news."
  • Xinjiang regional govt slams NYT for faking news with so-called leaked files Global Times 18 Nov 2019 -- The government of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Monday slammed the New York Times' latest report on Xinjiang, stating the article based on the so-called internal documents, is news fabricated by anti-China forces at home and abroad with evil intentions.
  • US 'Gravely Concerned' About Deepening Unrest in Hong Kong VOA 18 Nov 2019 -- The United States is "gravely concerned by the deepening political unrest and violence in Hong Kong" as the confrontation between police and protesters has escalated in recent days.
  • Polytechnic University President Urges Hong Kong Protesters to Leave VOA 18 Nov 2019 -- The president of the Polytechnic University under siege in Hong Kong, has said he has brokered a truce with police that would allow the hundreds of protesters trapped inside the campus to leave peacefully.
  • HK High Court's ruling on anti-mask law will worsen situation: experts Global Times 18 Nov 2019 -- A ruling on Monday by Hong Kong's High Court that the anti-mask law enforced by the city government to quell months-long radical protests was "unconstitutional" will only complicate the already tense situation in ignorance of how severe violence has spread in Hong Kong, legal experts said.
  • Hong Kong police correct campus standoff rumors Global Times 18 Nov 2019 -- The Hong Kong police on Monday clarified rumors that it raided the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) on Sunday night and Monday morning, saying it only conducted arrests and dispersion operations after the rioters lingered on the campus despite police's warning and kept challenging police.
  • Hong Kong police deny raiding Polytechnic University in overnight standoff People's Daily 18 Nov 2019 -- The Hong Kong Police Force denies accusations that it "raided" the premises of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in an overnight standoff between masked rioters.
  • Commentary: End of violence, chaos vital to Hong Kong's future People's Daily 18 Nov 2019 -- Gripped by more than five months of mass violence and criminal activities, Hong Kong has been pushed into an extremely dangerous situation.
  • China warns UK, US against 'external interference' in Hong Kong affairs Press TV 18 Nov 2019 -- China will not budge on opposing interference of "any" type in the internal affairs of Hong Kong by "some Western countries," an apparent reference to the governments in Washington and London, a Chinese envoy has warned.
  • Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters trying to flee university campus Press TV 18 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets to force back hundreds of masked protesters who remain trapped in the Chinese city's Polytechnic University after taking over the site and storing their arms there.
  • Rights Groups Blame Hong Kong Police For 'Fanning Flames' of Violence Radio Free Asia 18 Nov 2019 -- Rights groups hit out at Hong Kong police on Monday for 'fanning the flames' of violence as desperate protesters remain trapped inside the Polytechnic University (Poly U) and hundreds more waged pitched battles with riot police in Kowloon.
  • Thousands March Toward Besieged University in Hong Kong to Rescue Trapped Students Sputnik 18 Nov 2019 -- Thousands of local residents marched toward the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), where hundreds of student protesters have been trapped by the police for a few days amid violent clashes, on Monday evening, according to a participant, who declined to be named.
  • Hong Kong High Court Rules Mask Ban Regulation Incompatible With Constitution Sputnik 18 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong's High Court ruled on Monday that the recently introduced regulation prohibiting residents from wearing face masks was incompatible with the Basic Law, the city's de facto constitution.
  • HK rioters go 'completely hysterical' after turning PolyU into battlefield frontlines Global Times 18 Nov 2019 -- Violence flared on Sunday as Polytechnic University (PolyU) of Hong Kong was turned into a warzone as clashes between rioters and police moved to the campus.
  • Western media sensation over PLA on HK street blasted Global Times 18 Nov 2019 -- Unwarranted speculation spread by the Western media, which reported that soldiers of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison who helped remove obstacles in front of their barracks on Saturday is an intrusion of the Basic Law, is an example of the Western media's "rhetorical trap," said an analyst.
  • China sends two global multimedia satellites into planned orbit Global Times 17 Nov 2019 -- Two global multimedia satellites were sent into planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Sunday.
  • Chinese Carrier Group Sails Through Taiwan Strait, Trailed by US, Japanese Ships Sputnik 17 Nov 2019 -- Earlier this week, the US guided-missile cruiser Chancellorsville transited the Taiwan Strait between China and the island of Taiwan marking it the ninth transit through the strait by the US Navy this year.
  • China's first locally-made aircraft carrier transits Taiwan Strait CNA 17 Nov 2019 -- China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, the same day Taiwan's independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) announced its presidential ticket for the 2020 election.
  • China's homemade carrier sails through Taiwan Straits, commissioning imminent Global Times 17 Nov 2019 -- China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, the second in total, sailed through the Taiwan Straits and headed from north to south on Saturday, media reported on Sunday, with experts saying the warship is now technically mature and could be commissioned into military service soon, as a base in Sanya, South China's Hainan Province, could host large naval vessels.
  • China, US defense ministers to meet Global Times 17 Nov 2019 -- China-US military relations have served as an important stabilizer for the overall relations between the two countries since the start of the trade war despite the US' frequent provocations in the Taiwan Straits and South China Sea, and Chinese experts look forward to more exchanges and cooperation as the Chinese Defense Minister is expected to meet US Defense Secretary soon.
  • Central govt sends strongest signal over ending violence in HK Global Times 17 Nov 2019 -- A daily prime-time news program in China that delivers the most important political signals to the public on Saturday spent one third of its time broadcasting four separate pieces that are related to President Xi Jinping's remarks on the current situation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
  • Police, protesters clash at university in Hong Kong Press TV 17 Nov 2019 -- Clashes have broken out in Hong Kong between police forces and protesters at the Polytechnic University (PolyU) in the north of the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
  • Besieged Hong Kong Students Call For Aid As Police Warn of Live-Fire Shootings Radio Free Asia 17 Nov 2019 -- Students at a university besieged all weekend by Hong Kong police have called for international help after police warned they might use live fire to add to tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon already deployed against protesters, local residents and bystanders.
  • Hong Kong Police Storm University Held by Protesters VOA 17 Nov 2019 -- Hundreds of Hong Kong student protesters who had barricaded themselves at a university attempted to flee the besieged campus early Sunday, after an overnight standoff.As the students made what appeared appeared to be a concerted effort to leave the campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, they were chased by police who fired tear gas. VOA saw police arrest dozens of students, who were detained with plastic wire ties around their wrists. Some were marched in front of reporters as they were taken away.
  • Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Camp Eyes Big Gains in Local Elections VOA 17 Nov 2019 -- Over the past five months, millions have marched through Hong Kong, demanding democratic reform in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. On Sunday (November 24), Hong Kongers will finally get a chance to express their opinion, albeit in a limited way, by casting votes.
  • Hong Kong Protesters Set Harbour Tunnel Bridge on Fire as Police Prepare to Move In - Reports Sputnik 17 Nov 2019 -- This comes amid an increase in the number of clashes between police and protesters within the past week which prompted the Hong Kong Education Bureau to announce school closures until 18 November.
  • Chinese PLA Navy uses civilian ship to supply warships Global Times 16 Nov 2019 -- The naval wing of the People's Liberation Army conducted a drill using a civilian ship to supply warships, which is seen as a new approach to facilitate warship supplies in distant waters.
  • In Hong Kong, Chinese Soldiers' 'Voluntary' Street Cleaning Stirs Worries VOA 16 Nov 2019 -- Dozens of Chinese People's Liberation Army soldiers helped clear protester barricades from a street Saturday, emerging from their barracks for the first time since protests engulfed the semiautonomous Chinese territory five months ago.
  • PLA cleaning up rioters' mess an appropriate move Global Times 16 Nov 2019 -- Dozens of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Hong Kong Garrison soldiers, in their casual clothes, Saturday afternoon cleaned up the mess on the road left by rioters nearby the Hong Kong Baptist University. Such social work was applauded by local residents passing by, and analysts said the cleaning up activity is in line with related laws.
  • Chinese Soldiers Clear Hong Kong Streets of Debris, Roadblocks Sputnik 16 Nov 2019 -- ?China has maintained a PLA garrison in the special administrative region since the 1997 handover of Hong Kong by the United Kingdom. Locals rarely see PLA personnel since they are mostly staying in their bases and barracks. Their last outing came in 2018 when they were deployed to clear the damages left by Typhoon Mangkhut.
  • Xi Warning May Prompt Harsher Crackdown in Hong Kong, Analysts Say VOA 16 Nov 2019 -- The Hong Kong government is probably considering measures to strengthen its crackdown on anti-government protesters after Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a direct warning, urging the city to "end violence and restore order," analysts say.
  • Inside Campus Fortresses, Hong Kong Students Prep for Battle VOA 16 Nov 2019 -- Student protesters are barricading themselves at universities across Hong Kong, stockpiling makeshift weapons and turning campuses into what look like war zones. It marks a dangerous new phase in Hong Kong's 5-month-old anti-government protests.
  • Hong Kong residents rally in support of police as violence escalates Press TV 16 Nov 2019 -- Residents of the Chinese territory of Hong Kong have taken to the streets against rioting and the recent escalation of violence, in a move to express support for the police, who have recently become a prime target of attacks by masked protesters.
  • HK university heads criticized for condoning rioters Global Times 16 Nov 2019 -- Heads of nine Hong Kong universities for the first time issued a joint statement on Friday accusing the government of not meeting protesting students' demands and not taking effective measures to stop violence on campuses in the past few days, which was criticized by experts and students from the mainland as a fence-sitting act by the university heads.
  • China launches first nuclear heating project Global Times 16 Nov 2019 -- Haiyang in East China's Shandong Province has become the country's first city that is heated by a nuclear power plant, an environmentally friendly way.
  • 'If Hong Kong falls, Taiwan is next': former U.S. diplomat CNA 15 Nov 2019 -- As tensions between pro-democracy protesters and police in Hong Kong continue to escalate, former American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is warning that "if Hong Kong falls, Taiwan is next."
  • Xi urges an end to violence in Hong Kong Global Times 15 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday night urged an end to violence and chaos in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), which he said is the most pressing task for the city, in his latest remarks that have been seen as a strong support for tougher actions against violent criminals.
  • China to oppose external forces interfering in HK affairs: Xi Global Times 15 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said the most pressing task for Hong Kong is to end violence and chaos and restore order, after the city was engulfed again by four days of violence which paralyzed public traffic, vandalized infrastructures and frightened ordinary people and lead universities to suspend classes.
  • Xi's remarks point way to stabilizing Hong Kong situation: spokesperson Global Times 15 Nov 2019 -- President Xi Jinping's latest remarks on the Hong Kong situation are the strongest voice from the central government on the work of ending violence and chaos in Hong Kong, a spokesperson said Friday.
  • HKSAR gov't reiterates foreign legislatures should not interfere in internal affairs of HKSAR Global Times 15 Nov 2019 -- In response to a report issued by the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission, the government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) reiterated late on Thursday that foreign legislatures should not interfere in any form in the internal affairs of the HKSAR.
  • Seeking Beijing's help is one option to end riots: ex-security official Global Times 15 Nov 2019 -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government needs to be more courageous in carrying out effective measures to end riots, said Hong Kong's former security minister.
  • External meddling in HK 'doomed to fail' Global Times 15 Nov 2019 -- The meddling of external forces in Hong Kong's affairs will surely face countermeasures from China and eventually backfire, as their interests were also tied to one of Asia's financial hubs, observers said while criticizing foreign forces' constant agitation of the city's five-month unrest.
  • China hits out at UK after 'perpetrators' attacked Hong Kong official in London Press TV 15 Nov 2019 -- China has once again accused Britain of fueling violent protests in Hong Kong, following an incident in which "violent and lawless perpetrators" surrounded and attacked a top Hong Kong official in London.
  • Hong Kong Protesters Stand Ground As China Brings in Border Curb Radio Free Asia 15 Nov 2019 -- Protesters at a top Hong Kong university once more blocked a nearby multi-lane highway after a top official said the government would never agree to the remaining four demands of the five-month-old pro-democracy movement, as Chinese border guards began turning back travelers trying to get into the city.
  • Xi urges BRICS countries to champion multilateralism People's Daily 15 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday called on the BRICS countries to undertake their due obligations in championing and practicing multilateralism.
  • China's reform, development achievements shared by all people People's Daily 15 Nov 2019 -- Since the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC) 70 years ago, China has maintained sound social security and stability while developing into the world's second largest economy, receiving high appraisal from the international community.
  • Chinese Bishop 'On The Run' After Pressure to Join Beijing's Catholic Church: Report Radio Free Asia 15 Nov 2019 -- Catholic bishop Guo Xijin is on the run from Chinese police after refusing to bring his church into a Catholic association approved by the ruling Chinese Communist Party.
  • In Uganda, Dissidents Adapt to Evade Huawei Assisted Government Spying VOA 14 Nov 2019 -- On Aug. 13, 2018, Bobi Wine was in campaign mode.
  • China completes Mars lander test ahead of first mission in 2020 Global Times 14 Nov 2019 -- China successfully conducted a Mars landing test of the country's red planet lander on Thursday in North China's Hebei Province, marking a key progress in the country's first mission to Mars which is expected to lift off in 2020.
  • Han says no to cross-strait peace treaty unless Beijing renounces force CNA 14 Nov 2019 -- Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) said Thursday that he will not sign a peace treaty with China unless Beijing first renounces the use of force against Taiwan.
  • China's 2nd aircraft carrier holds likely 9th sea trial, could feature fighter jets: report Global Times 14 Nov 2019 -- China's second aircraft carrier, the first to be domestically built, appears to have left the Dalian Shipyard on Thursday for its ninth sea trial, where it might receive fighter jets before its official commissioning, reports said.
  • US Senators Seek Quick Approval of Hong Kong Bill VOA 14 Nov 2019 -- U.S. Senators Jim Risch and Marco Rubio said Thursday they have begun an effort to get quick passage of a bill that would require the U.S. to verify whether Hong Kong should continue to receive special treatment by the U.S.
  • Xi urges an end to violence in Hong Kong Global Times 14 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday night urged an end to violence and chaos in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), which he said is the most pressing task for the city, in his latest remarks that have been seen as a strong support for tougher actions against violent criminals.
  • China to oppose external forces interfering in HK affairs: Xi Global Times 14 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said the most pressing task for Hong Kong is to end violence and chaos and restore order, after the city was engulfed again by four days of violence which paralyzed public traffic, vandalized infrastructures and frightened ordinary people and lead universities to suspend classes.
  • HRSAR gov't announces appointment of special constables to enhance police manpower Global Times 14 Nov 2019 -- The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) said on Thursday that the Commissioner of Police has appointed a batch of officers of the Correctional Services Department (CSD) as special constables to enhance manpower of the police amid worsening social unrest.
  • Fake news targeting HK police risk split society further Global Times 14 Nov 2019 -- As the situation in Hong Kong continues to escalate after 23 weeks of violence, fake news and rumors smearing the police have threatened to split the society as well as the relationship between the city and the mainland, Chinese experts noted, calling for legal measures to punish rumormongers.
  • Protesters in Hong Kong now firing arrows at police Press TV 14 Nov 2019 -- Demonstrators in Hong Kong have taken to the streets for yet another day of protests against the government, firing arrows at police, clogging roads, and disrupting transport links.
  • Hong Kong in Partial Shutdown as Clashes, Protests Continue Radio Free Asia 14 Nov 2019 -- Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at black-clad, masked protesters wielding a variety of makeshift weapons across Hong Kong on Thursday, as schools and universities closed and overseas students poured out of the city.
  • China Unveils 'Patriotic Education' Plan to Include Protest-Hit Hong Kong Radio Free Asia 14 Nov 2019 -- Amid mounting unrest in Hong Kong, the ruling Chinese Communist Party has unveiled plans for a new program of "patriotic education" in a bid to achieve ideological "unity," including in the former colonial territories of Hong Kong and Macau.
  • China willing to use rare earths to meet development needs of all countries: Foreign Ministry Global Times 14 Nov 2019 -- China is willing to use its rare-earth resources and products to meet the development needs of all countries, so that the country could play an active role in facilitating it own economic development as well as that of the rest of the world, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said at a press briefing on Thursday.
  • China, Russia upgrade ties to 'new historical height' Press TV 14 Nov 2019 -- China and Russia plan to strengthen their alliance to uphold international law in a geopolitical world characterized by unilateralism by other main actors, Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced.
  • Xinjiang Authorities Arrest Prominent Uyghurs in Public to Instill Fear Radio Free Asia 14 Nov 2019 -- The public arrests of prominent Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities is part of a bid by authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) to instill fear in the local population, according to Uyghur sources in exile.
  • Internment Camp Assigned Uyghur Forced Laborers to Xinjiang Textile Factory: Official Radio Free Asia 14 Nov 2019 -- More than a dozen Uyghurs have been assigned to work in a factory in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) from a local internment camp, according to officials, bolstering reports that government policy is shifting from mass incarceration to forced labor in the region.
  • Chinese 'Zero Budget' Tours Edge Out Local Workers in Myanmar Radio Free Asia 14 Nov 2019 -- Tourists visiting Myanmar from China are entering the country more and more in groups set up to keep money in the hands of their Chinese guides and travel agencies, creating a growing problem for locals working in the tourism and hospitality industry, sources say.
  • China, Myanmar pursue mutual benefits and win-win outcomes People's Daily 13 Nov 2019 -- Officials from China and Myanmar acknowledged the potential the two countries possess for further cooperation in the fields of tourism, education and economic cooperation under the framework of the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor and the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) during a recent interview with People's Daily Online.
  • DOD Focuses on China's Growing Military Capability DoD News 13 Nov 2019 -- The Defense Department is keenly focused on China and its growing projection of power, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for China said.
  • KuaiZhou-1A Y11 rocket successfully sends satellite to orbit Global Times 13 Nov 2019 -- China's solid-fueled KuaiZhou-1A (KZ-1A) Y11 carrier rocket blasted off at 11:40 am on Wednesday and successfully sent the Jilin-1 Gaofen 02A satellite into planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China's Gansu Province.
  • Chinese Mega-Project in Myanmar's Kayin State Sparks Resentment And Worry Radio Free Asia 13 Nov 2019 -- Dozens of newly built villas line a street as concrete skeletons of what may become hotels or casinos stand half-finished nearby. A new paved roadway allows access to more than a dozen boxy two-story buildings still under construction opposite plots of cleared land streaked with muddy tire tracks.
  • China hosts largest land-based ADMM-Plus joint counter-terrorism drill Global Times 13 Nov 2019 -- A joint counter-terrorism exercise with 10 ASEAN members and eight dialogue partners including China, US, Russia, and India kicked off Wednesday in Guilin, South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Military officers said the drill will boost joint efforts to address looming terrorist threats in Southeast Asia and neighboring regions.
  • Students Evacuated After Violent Police Raids, Resistance on Hong Kong Campuses Radio Free Asia 13 Nov 2019 -- Authorities on Wednesday evacuated students from mainland China and democratic Taiwan from Hong Kong's universities as military helicopters were spotted near one campus and students dug in for another day of siege following Tuesday's clashes with riot police.
  • Hong Kong's Triads: A Reporter Looks Back Radio Free Asia 13 Nov 2019 -- The triads first became widely known during the Qing dynasty, China's last imperial dynasty, which lasted from 1644 until 1912. The Qing dynasty was led by the Manchus, a non-Chinese people who lived in China's northeast, a region later called Manchuria. The Qing dynasty was preceded by the Ming Dynasty.
  • University Campuses in Hong Kong Latest Battlegrounds in Pro-Democracy Protests VOA 13 Nov 2019 -- Pro-democracy protesters, a number of them students, have barricaded themselves at universities in Hong Kong as the schools become the latest flashpoints in the demonstrators' quest for greater autonomy from China. Violent confrontations between authorities and demonstrators continue to erupt.
  • China will take strong countermeasures if US passes Hong Kong bill Global Times 13 Nov 2019 -- Chinese Foreign Ministry warned Wednesday that if the "Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act" is passed by the US Senate and becomes law, China will definitely take strong countermeasures, while a Chinese expert said the act has no international legal basis and only shows that US politicians want to feed the "fire of chaos to keep it burning in the city."
  • Operations near CUHK campus aim to protect people: HK police Global Times 13 Nov 2019 -- A senior Hong Kong police officer said police operations at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on Tuesday are only aimed at stopping rioters from throwing debris onto the street.
  • Mobs turn campuses into Syria-like war zone Global Times 13 Nov 2019 -- After days of rampage, black-clad rioters have turned Hong Kong universities into a Syria-like war zone, and more mainland students and professors escaped from Hong Kong universities on Wednesday.
  • Riots paralyze Hong Kong; US pushes bill after China warning Press TV 13 Nov 2019 -- In Hong Kong, protesters have paralyzed parts of the Asian financial hub for a third day as police warned that the territory is on the "brink of total collapse."
  • China issues patriotism education guideline Global Times 13 Nov 2019 -- China launched a guideline to implement patriotic education in a new era, calling for a focus on the youth, enhanced education on national unity and implementation of the "one country, two systems" principle amid ongoing riots in Hong Kong, for which some Chinese experts believe the city's twisted education on the mainland should take part of the responsibility.
  • Violent riots in HK show 'final madness' Global Times 13 Nov 2019 -- Endless "black-clad violence" continued to damage public order and security of Hong Kong, and observers from both the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong said on Tuesday that the rioters showed signs of a "final madness" as the number of participants have dropped and the riots are getting more and more extreme and losing support.
  • Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Theft of $1Bln in Trade Secrets - US Justice Department Sputnik 13 Nov 2019 -- A Chinese national has pleaded guilty to stealing $1 billion worth of trade secrets from a US petroleum company that employed him, the Justice Department said in a release.
  • Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Committing Theft of Trade Secrets US Dept. of Justice 12 Nov 2019 -- Hongjin Tan, a 35 year old Chinese national and U.S. legal permanent resident, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to committing theft of trade secrets from his employer, a U.S. petroleum company.
  • Violent Protests at Chinese University of Hong Kong Continued Tuesday Night VOA 12 Nov 2019 -- Clashes between protesters and riot police continued well into Tuesday night at a prominent Hong Kong university, extending one of the more violent stretches in the five months of demonstrations.
  • Hong Kong Morning Commute Snarled by Barricades on Roads, Subway Lines VOA 12 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam says protesters who threw Tuesday's rush hour commute into chaos by erecting barricades on roads and subway tracks were "extremely selfish."
  • HK enters another day of chaos as rioters block roads Global Times 12 Nov 2019 -- Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), said on Tuesday morning that the rioters aiming to paralyze Hong Kong are very selfish, while radical protesters continued their citywide strike on early Tuesday which seriously disrupted morning traffic.
  • China to create world-class air force People's Daily 12 Nov 2019 -- The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force will gradually get more J-20 stealth fighters and Y-20 large transport aircraft, as well as the H-20 bomber in the near future to meet the goal of becoming a world-class force, experts predicted, as the service celebrated its 70th founding anniversary on Monday.
  • Hong Kong financial center paralyzed by protesters Press TV 12 Nov 2019 -- Thousands of protesters have converged on Hong Kong's central business district, facing off with police and bringing the city to a standstill.
  • Hong Kong Police Tear Gas University Chief in Campus Siege Radio Free Asia 12 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong police on Tuesday besieged a major university, tear gassing its president and pursuing fleeing students onto a sports field while unleashing a hail of rubber bullets and tear gas canisters.
  • Taiwan's President Hits Out at Hong Kong Police Shooting of Protesters Radio Free Asia 12 Nov 2019 -- Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday hit out at the live-fire shooting of protesters by police in Hong Kong, amid growing public support on the democratic island for her support for anti-government protests in the former British colony.
  • China slams US slander against Huawei's Africa business People's Daily 12 Nov 2019 -- China has slammed comments by US Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Michael Kratsios, saying he has slandered Huawei and his hyping of fake news is malicious and ill-intended.
  • Expert Estimates China Has More Than 1,000 Internment Camps For Xinjiang Uyghurs Radio Free Asia 12 Nov 2019 -- China has built more than 1,000 internment camps for ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), one of the world's foremost experts on mass incarcerations in the region told RFA.
  • Ethnic Kazakh From Xinjiang Pleads With Court To Stay In Kazakhstan RFE/RL 12 Nov 2019 -- An ethnic Kazakh woman from China's northwestern region of Xinjiang who is on trial for illegally crossing the border has pleaded with a court in Kazakhstan to allow her to stay in the country to avoid persecution at home.
  • Six Executives Detained For Falsely Selling Prohibited Chinese Tech To US Military Sputnik 12 Nov 2019 -- Since 2006, the federal government has accused Aventura of purchasing Chinese-made cameras, metal detectors, and other products, and selling them in the US under a false "Made in America" stamp to customers, including US government agencies.
  • Situation in Hong Kong US Dept. of State 11 Nov 2019 -- "The United States is watching the situation in Hong Kong with grave concern. ?We condemn violence on all sides, extend our sympathies to victims of violence regardless of their political inclinations, and call for all parties– police and protestors– to exercise restraint.? We repeat President Trump's call for a humane resolution to the protests."
  • China raps US for 'meddling' in Tibet-related affairs Press TV 11 Nov 2019 -- Beijing has slammed the US for attempting to "meddle in" China's internal affairs by working to get the United Nations involved in the succession issue of the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader.
  • China Diplomat’s Article on Tibet ‘Misleading’: Exile Government Radio Free Asia 11 Nov 2019 -- A recent article by a senior Chinese diplomat that says Tibetans enjoy religious freedom and a happy life under Beijing’s rule is misleading and untrue, and distorts historical facts to support a false claim that Tibet has always been a part of China, Tibet’s India-based exile government said on Monday.
  • Analysts: Spate of Disappearances in China Sends Warning to Taiwan VOA 11 Nov 2019 -- Amid tensions with Taiwan, China appears to be flexing its political muscle by capturing a growing number of Taiwanese for suspected political crimes, say analysts.
  • Supersonic Arsenal May Expand Chinese H-6N Bomber's Range to 6,000 Kilometers Sputnik 12 Nov 2019 -- Upgrades on the recently unveiled Xian H-6N will allow the strategic bomber to drastically surpass its predecessor's maximum strike range through the use of both supersonic drones and cruise missiles, according to sources close to the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
  • U.K. Parliament Highlights Growing Concerns Over Beijing's Influence on Overseas Campuses Radio Free Asia 11 Nov 2019 -- Concerns are growing over the ruling Chinese Communist Party's bid to limit academic freedom, far beyond China's borders on the campuses of overseas universities.
  • China to create world-class air force Global Times 11 Nov 2019 -- The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force will gradually get more J-20 stealth fighters and Y-20 large transport aircraft, as well as the H-20 bomber in the near future to meet the goal of becoming a world-class force, experts predicted, as the service celebrated its 70th founding anniversary on Monday.
  • Two people in critical condition as violence rages on in Hong Kong Press TV 11 Nov 2019 -- Two people are in critical condition in Hong Kong as the Chinese territory witnesses yet another round of violent clashes between protesters and police that disrupted traffic and subway services in the Chinese territory.
  • Hong Kong Police Shoot, Critically Injure Protester, Sparking Outrage Radio Free Asia 11 Nov 2019 -- An international rights group has called for an investigation into the shooting of an unarmed protester by Hong Kong police that left at least one person in critical condition during city-wide protests on Monday.
  • 88 arrested in violent incidents in Hong Kong on Sunday: police Global Times 11 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong police said 88 people were arrested in violent incidents on Sunday when rioters continued their rampage from vandalizing shops to blocking roads.
  • Setting up ideological barriers to smear China doomed to be futile People's Daily 11 Nov 2019 -- During his visit to Germany, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo smeared China's political system, hyped up the so-called "China threat", and tried to drive a wedge between the Chinese people and the Communist Party of China (CPC) by severing the bond between them.
  • China slams Pompeo for 'Cold War thinking' in Berlin speech Press TV 11 Nov 2019 -- Beijing has slammed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's recent anti-China rhetoric, accusing him of "outdated Cold War thinking" after he warned against a Chinese threat to Western freedoms.
  • HK judicial reform urged for legal system's integrity Global Times 11 Nov 2019 -- Judicial reform is needed to guarantee the fairness and integrity of the legal system in Hong Kong, legal experts told the Global Times, after an outspoken lawmaker suggested the authorities should investigate judges who support anti-extradition forces.
  • Stabbed HK legislator sees upcoming elections a battle for conscience Global Times 11 Nov 2019 -- With pro-establishment candidates standing at the forefront of possible targeted attacks as district elections are lurking around the corner, Junius Ho Kwan-yiu, an outspoken Hong Kong legislator who was a victim of knife attack on November 6, urged the public to stand united against "black terror."
  • Xi requires all-round progress in military development at primary level People's Daily 11 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed efforts to promote all-round progress in developing the military at the primary level.
  • HKSAR lawmakers question judges' violation of political neutrality Global Times 10 Nov 2019 -- Some members of the Legislative Council (LegCo) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) have raised questions about the practice of some judges who openly expressed their political positions and violated the principle of political neutrality.
  • Hong Kong Protesters Vandalize Subway Station, Storm Mall VOA 10 Nov 2019 -- Protesters in Hong Kong, angry over the death of a demonstrator on Friday, smashed windows at a subway station and shopping mall Sunday.
  • Pompeo calls on NATO to grow against 'threats' from Russia, China Press TV 09 Nov 2019 -- US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has unleashed new attacks against two military powers, Russia and China, calling on the NATO military alliance to grow and confront "the challenges of today."
  • Stabbed HK legislator speaks about attack, urging public to stand united against violence Global Times 09 Nov 2019 -- With pro-establishment candidates standing at the forefront of possible targeted attacks as district elections are lurking around the corner, Junius Kwan-yiu Ho, an outspoken Hong Kong legislator who was a victim of knife attack earlier this week, urged the public to stand united against "black terror".
  • HK legislator calls for probe into judges' conduct Global Times 09 Nov 2019 -- The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government should look into the judges who support the anti-extradition force and jeopardize the integrity of the judiciary in Hong Kong, outspoken pro-establishment legislator Priscilla Leung said during a recent Legislative Council meeting.
  • Xi stresses building world-class air force People's Daily 09 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for efforts to fully build the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force into a world-class air force.
  • Vietnam is Censoring Politically Sensitive Maps. It's Not Finished and Not Alone VOA 08 Nov 2019 -- The fate in Vietnam of two maps that show China's claim to a disputed tract of sea heralds a longer-term effort at expunging material that officials find politically offensive – and not just in Vietnam, analysts say.
  • China confirms reception of data from Gaofen-7 satellite Global Times 08 Nov 2019 -- China has successfully tracked and received data from the newly launched Earth observation satellite Gaofen-7, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
  • China Believes US Should Abandon Sanctions, Pressure on Iran - Envoy for Middle East Sputnik 08 Nov 2019 -- The United States must abandon its policy of unilateral sanctions and pressure on Iran, China's special envoy for Middle East, Zhai Jun, said on Friday, commenting on new US sanctions.
  • Xi stresses building world-class air force Global Times 08 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called for efforts to fully build the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force into a world-class air force.
  • NY Firm Charged With Selling Chinese Surveillance Goods as US-Made to Military Sputnik 08 Nov 2019 -- The illicit scheme allegedly started to unravel after security experts handled images churned out by newly-purchased US Air Force body cameras, and a logo of the Chinese Ministry of Public Security was spotted on the devices.
  • Standing Committee of 13th National Committee of CPPCC closes ninth meeting Global Times 08 Nov 2019 -- The Standing Committee of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) concluded its ninth meeting in Beijing on Thursday.
  • More violence feared after HK student's death Global Times 08 Nov 2019 -- The "mourning" for the death of the Hong Kong student who fell from a building finally evolved into old tricks as blocking roads, vandalizing the MTR and campus violence, triggering concerns that escalating violence will sabotage the fairness of the city's upcoming elections, Hong Kong-based observers noted.
  • HK police deny chasing student who fell to his death from car park Global Times 08 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong police again dismissed rumors that they chased a student before he fell to his death, appealing to the public to remain calm after some radicals called on netizens to stage a protest over the weekend to "mourn the student."
  • HKUST student dies after car park fall Global Times 08 Nov 2019 -- The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) confirmed the death of a student who suffered brain injuries after a car park fall. The Hong Kong police said they will explain the situation later. Police have denied pushing the suspected victim.
  • Liaison office of Chinese central gov't in HKSAR condemns knife attack against district council election candidate Global Times 08 Nov 2019 -- The principal official of the Liaison Office of the Chinese Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Friday severely condemned the knife attack against a candidate of the upcoming district council elections.
  • Tens of Thousands Mourn Hong Kong Student Protester Who Died After Fall Radio Free Asia 08 Nov 2019 -- Tens of thousands of people gathered across Hong Kong on Friday to mourn a 22-year-old student who died after falling from a multi-story parking garage after police fired tear gas at protesters on Sunday.
  • Arrests, Calls For Calm Amid Run on Bank in China's Liaoning Radio Free Asia 08 Nov 2019 -- Authorities in the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning have detained nine people for "rumor-mongering" and called for calm after local people lined up to withdraw money from the Yingkou Coastal Bank, the second such run on the bank in nine days.
  • Trump Dismisses China's Claim of Tariff Rollback Deal VOA 08 Nov 2019 -- U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected China's claim the U.S. and China have agreed to roll back some of the tariffs each side imposed on the other's goods during their ongoing trade dispute.
  • China, US agree to remove additional tariffs gradually People's Daily 08 Nov 2019 -- China and the United States have agreed to remove additional duties on each other step by step as they make progress in reaching a comprehensive trade deal, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.
  • China sets rare earth production quota for whole year, assures no overproduction Global Times 08 Nov 2019 -- China stressed on Friday that rare earths and tungsten are products whose output is strictly controlled by the state, of which no unit or individual may produce without or beyond planned production levels, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said in a notice on Friday.
  • MAC warns Taiwan schools of possible computer hacking by China CNA 07 Nov 2019 -- The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), the nation's top policymaking body on China, on Thursday warned schools in Taiwan of the need for stricter cyber security practices after it was confirmed that computer systems at a local university were hacked, alleging the attacks were carried out by China.
  • Illustrations showing ballistic missile on H-6N bomber not real: insider Global Times 07 Nov 2019 -- Recent images in the Chinese magazine Modern Ships that show an H-6N bomber carrying an air-launched ballistic missile (ALBM) are not official confirmation of the H-6N's ALBM capability, a magazine insider said.
  • HKUST violence sends chills Global Times 07 Nov 2019 -- Mainland students are facing a rising terror-like atmosphere at Hong Kong universities, as radical local black-clad protesters politicize the campus where academic freedom is at risk, heavily weighing on the future of the Oriental Pearl's education.
  • Vice-premier urges HK to halt violence People's Daily 07 Nov 2019 -- Vice-Premier Han Zheng on Wednesday said that ending the violence that has gripped Hong Kong for nearly five months remains the special administrative region's top priority and is the shared responsibility of the SAR's executive, legislative and judicial authorities.
  • Hong Kong Students Wear Masks to Graduation in Call For Full Democracy Radio Free Asia 07 Nov 2019 -- A university graduation ceremony at a top Hong Kong college ended early on Thursday after hundreds of people showed up wearing banned masks and chanting "Reclaim Hong Kong, Revolution in our Time!"
  • China to scrap business limits on foreign finance firms Global Times 07 Nov 2019 -- The State Council, China's cabinet, put forward 20 opinions in expanding opening-up, including the removal of all business restrictions on foreign banks, brokerages and fund management firms on Thursday, as part of its effort to strictly implement its pledges to safeguard a more "fair, transparent and predictable" business environment for foreign-invested companies.
  • Vice premier reiterates support for HK government and police Global Times 06 Nov 2019 -- Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng highly praised the work of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) government and the Hong Kong police force, and said the central government firmly supports the SAR government's efforts in stopping violence and chaos and restoring order.
  • Central government reiterates trust in Hong Kong Global Times 07 Nov 2019 -- Vice Premier Han Zheng met Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor in Beijing on Wednesday, harshly condemned the violent and secessionist activities and reiterated the central government's firm support for Lam in stopping the riots and addressing livelihood issues.
  • Chinese vice premier reiterates support for Hong Kong SAR to stop violence Global Times 07 Nov 2019 -- Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Wednesday reiterated the central government's support for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to take more effective measures to end violence and riots and address housing and other issues related to people's livelihoods.
  • State TV unveils espionage cases, alerting people to watch out for foreign spies Global Times 06 Nov 2019 -- Three cases of foreign spies inciting defection among Chinese officials and stealing confidential military files have been exposed by China's State media, alerting people to increase awareness of national security and watch out for foreign intelligence agencies' activities in China, analysts said.
  • Key Party decision published People's Daily 06 Nov 2019 -- A milestone document made public on Tuesday highlights China's strong resolve to pursue the development path of socialism with Chinese characteristics as well as its firm determination to improve the system and capacity of governance through continued reform and opening-up.
  • Pro-Beijing Hong Kong Lawmaker Injured in 'Knife' Incident on Campaign Trail Radio Free Asia 06 Nov 2019 -- A pro-Beijing lawmaker was taken to a hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday after a man drew what appeared to be a knife and lunged towards him.
  • US Defence Secretary Esper Warns Russia, China Flex AI Military Muscles Sputnik 06 Nov 2019 -- Pentagon Warns US Allies Against Hi-Tech Cooperation With China
  • Statement on Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper's Video Teleconference With the People's Republic of China's Minister of National Defense General Wei Fenghe DoD 05 Nov 2019
  • Premier denounces China's '26 measures'; KMT welcomes them CNA 05 Nov 2019 -- China's newly unveiled "26 measures," which claim to give Taiwanese the same treatment as their Chinese counterparts, have sparked contrary responses from Taiwan's two major political parties.
  • China launches new BeiDou satellite People's Daily 05 Nov 2019 -- China sent a new satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 1:43 a.m. Tuesday.
  • Chinese fighter jet gets long-range radar: reports Global Times 05 Nov 2019 -- China reportedly developed a new variant of the J-11B fighter jet with new radar that can see farther and enable long-range missile use, a move that will significantly boost the Chinese Air Force's capability, military experts said on Tuesday.
  • China Sees No Reason for Trilateral Disarmament Talks With US, Russia - Foreign Ministry Sputnik 05 Nov 2019 -- Beijing sees no reason to engage in trilateral disarmament negotiations with the United States and Russia, especially since conditions for such an arrangement do not exist, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Tuesday.
  • China's president backs Hong Kong's leader amid unrest Press TV 05 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has formally expressed support for Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam, saying he has a "high degree of trust" in her to handle anti-government unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
  • One Month After Ban, Masked Protesters Turn Out on Guy Fawkes Night in Hong Kong Radio Free Asia 05 Nov 2019 -- Hundreds of anti-government protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks inspired by the movie V for Vendetta took to the streets of Hong Kong on Tuesday to protest the use of emergency legislation to ban masks in public one month ago.
  • China's President Xi Supports Hong Kong's Leader–For Now: Analysts Radio Free Asia 05 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday threw the weight of his public support behind visiting Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam and her administration, as official state media denounced former protest leader Joshua Wong as a "separatist."
  • US Condemns Reports of China Harassing Relatives of Interned Uyghurs Who Speak Out Radio Free Asia 05 Nov 2019 -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Tuesday urged Beijing to end harassment of Uyghurs living outside of China, saying Washington was troubled by reports that the government has "harassed, imprisoned, or arbitrarily detained" family members of Uyghur activists and survivors of Xinjiang internment camps.
  • Harassment of the Family Members of Uighur Activists and Survivors in Xinjiang, China US Dept. of State 05 Nov 2019 -- "The United States remains deeply troubled by multiple reports that the government of the People's Republic of China (PRC) has harassed, imprisoned, or arbitrarily detained family members of Uighur Muslim activists and survivors of Xinjiang internment camps who have made their stories public. "
  • Pompeo: US Remains 'Deeply Troubled' by China's Mistreatment of Uighur and Other Muslim Minorities VOA 05 Nov 2019 -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the United States remains concerned about reports of China's harsh treatment of relatives of Uighur Muslim activists and survivors of Chinese internment camps.
  • China Named Worst Abuser of Internet Freedom in Freedom House Report Radio Free Asia 05 Nov 2019 -- China has been the world's worst abuser of internet freedom for the fourth consecutive year, while Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia were not far behind, according to a Freedom House report published Tuesday.
  • China to take concrete steps to further open up Global Times 05 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday opened a major import fair that has been described as an epitome of China's continuing reform and opening-up efforts in Shanghai, where he underscored the country's steadfast commitment to economic globalization and vowed to further open the vast Chinese market to foreign businesses.
  • US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien accuses Beijing of 'intimidation' in South China Sea Press TV 04 Nov 2019 -- US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien has accused Beijing of "intimidation" in the South China Sea during a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
  • US Accuses China of Intimidating Southeast Asian Nations Over South China Sea Radio Free Asia 04 Nov 2019 -- China should not be able to dictate terms of use in the South China Sea to smaller nations who have their own claims to the strategic waterway, a top U.S. security official told Southeast Asian leaders and officials gathered in Bangkok on Monday for annual talks.
  • US Denounces China's Military Buildup in S. China SeaUS Denounces China's Military Buildup in S. China Sea VOA 04 Nov 2019 -- U.S. national security adviser Robert O'Brien denounced China's ongoing military buildup in the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders in Thailand Monday.
  • Vietnam Gets a US Confidence Boost in China Sea Dispute VOA 04 Nov 2019 -- There is not often good news coming out of the territorial disputes of the South China Sea, but Vietnam, in its tensions with China, could take solace in recent remarks from some of Washington's high level emissaries, who have given a boost to the Southeast Asian nation.
  • China's '26 measures' seek to influence elections: Taiwan government CNA 04 Nov 2019 -- The "26 measures" announced by China Monday, which claim to treat Taiwanese the same as their Chinese counterparts, is nothing but a ploy to divide Taiwanese people and an attempt to influence the outcome of the January 2020 presidential and legislative elections, the Presidential Office said.
  • Chinese mainland gives equal treatment to Taiwan people, companies Global Times 04 Nov 2019 -- The Chinese mainland government announced on Monday a series of measures giving equal treatment to businesses and individuals from the island of Taiwan, aimed at improving cross-Straits economic and people-to-people exchanges, as such interactions have been severely obstructed by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in recent years, observers said.
  • China sends 49th BDS satellite into space Global Times 04 Nov 2019 -- China successfully sent its 49th satellite for its domestically developed BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, or BDS, into a planned orbit on Tuesday morning, navigation authorities told the Global Times.
  • New rocket launcher shows versatility, superiority: report Global Times 04 Nov 2019 -- China's new multiple rocket launcher, which debuted at the National Day parade on October 1, not only fires rockets, but also tactical ballistic and anti-ship missiles, Chinese media reported, with experts saying on Monday the weapon could give the Chinese military an overwhelming advantage over enemies.
  • Images Emerge of China's New Air-Launched Ballistic Missile Mounted Under Bomber Sputnik 04 Nov 2019 -- Images appeared in a popular Chinese military magazine recently offering the first look at the country's upcoming air-launched ballistic missile, slung under the belly of an H-6N bomber. Observers noted its similarity to China's Dong Feng-15 missile, as well as Russia's Kinzhal.
  • World's fastest ultra-light aircraft to be produced in China: report Global Times 04 Nov 2019 -- The Shark, the world's fastest ultra-light aircraft from Czech, which is scheduled to begin production in China next year, is expected to be a star at the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) which runs from Tuesday to Sunday in Shanghai.
  • Glorifying violence will only kill Hong Kong: police Global Times 04 Nov 2019 -- A Hong Kong police spokesman on Monday slammed violence against common residents over the weekend in the city as "inhuman" and said rationalizing and glorifying violence will only kill Hong Kong.
  • Three critically injured in Hong Kong's weekend of violence amid calls in China for 'tougher' stance Press TV 04 Nov 2019 -- Officials in Hong Kong say three people have been left critically injured during yet another weekend of violent clashes between protesters and police, which prompted calls in mainland China for a "tougher" stance to end months of chaos in the Asian financial hub.
  • China's Xi Affirms Confidence in Hong Kong Leader VOA 04 Nov 2019 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping told Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday that he had confidence in her as protests in the semiautonomous city continue.
  • Li urges China, ASEAN to uphold multilateralism, free trade People's Daily 04 Nov 2019 -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday called on China and ASEAN to uphold multilateralism and free trade, resist risks and realize common development at the 22nd China-ASEAN (10+1) leaders' meeting in Bangkok.
  • Rumors Swirl in China After Death of Top Chongqing Party Official Radio Free Asia 04 Nov 2019 -- A high-ranking ruling Chinese Communist Party leader in the southwestern megacity of Chongqing has died in murky circumstances, RFA has learned.
  • Scholars, officials of China's neighboring countries discuss boundary cooperation in Beijing Global Times 03 Nov 2019 -- Boundaries for some may just be a few lines on a map far away from their daily lives. When crossing a border there is no line between one country and another. The landscape might even be the same. Borders, however, have been seen as the "life line" for a country's sovereignty, territorial integrity, stability and prosperity.
  • Chinese premier calls for intensified SCO cooperation People's Daily 03 Nov 2019 -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday called on member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to intensify cooperation in areas of security, openness and trade, connectivity, innovation and the sharing of development achievements in order to further promote the SCO cooperation.
  • China launches new 3D mapping satellite Global Times 03 Nov 2019 -- China on Sunday launched an advanced 3D mapping satellite that can clearly see small country lanes from orbit, and will play a vital role in supporting urban and agricultural development.
  • China launches new Earth observation satellite People's Daily 03 Nov 2019 -- China on Sunday launched a new Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-7, which will play an important role in land surveying and mapping, urban and rural construction and statistical investigation, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).
  • Complete trainer aircraft set incubator of J-20 pilots: experts Global Times 03 Nov 2019 -- China's full set of domestically developed basic, intermediate and advanced trainer jets put on their first joint flight performance on Saturday, showcasing the Chinese military's capability to constantly develop pilots for the country's advanced warplanes including the J-20, experts said on Sunday.
  • Carrie Lam to meet Vice Premier Han, discuss helping HK talent develop on mainland Global Times 03 Nov 2019 -- Chaos and violence again descended on Hong Kong this weekend as the city's festering social unrest entered its 22nd week.
  • Protesters vandalize Xinhua office, public property during night of violence Press TV 03 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong protesters have set fire to metro stations and vandalized buildings, including an office of China's official news agency Xinhua, during a night of violent protests after Beijing vowed to tighten control over the restive city.
  • Police Use Tear Gas Against Hong Kong Protesters Again Amid Worst Violence in Weeks - Reports Sputnik 03 Nov 2019 -- Police used tear gas against protesters who hurled hard objects at law enforcement officers in Tai Koo, Hong Kong, on Sunday, as the region saw the worst violence in weeks over the weekend, the RTHK broadcaster reported.
  • Protesters, Politician Attacked in Hong Kong Demonstrations VOA 03 Nov 2019 -- A pro-democracy politician and four other people were injured when a knife-wielding man attacked protesters in Hong Kong Sunday.
  • Hong Kong Police Deploy Tear Gas, Water Cannons to Disperse Protesters - Reports Sputnik 02 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse an unauthorized rally in the Causeway Bay area of the city, RTHK broadcaster reported on Saturday.
  • Beijing Moves to Strengthen 'Bottom Line' of Relationship with Hong Kong, Macau Sputnik 02 Nov 2019 -- In an effort to maintain its "one country, two systems" principle and combat outside influences, Chinese officials announced Friday that the central government would be strengthening law enforcement in both Hong Kong and Macau.
  • More Rallies in Hong Kong; Police Fire Tear Gas at Protesters VOA 02 Nov 2019 -- Hong Kong police Saturday fired tear gas in an effort to disperse protesters whose rallies in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory show no signs of subsiding.
  • Central govt stresses full governance over Hong Kong Global Times 02 Nov 2019 -- Thursday's communiqué of the just-concluded key meeting of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Friday's press conference, which emphasized the need for better legislation and a law-enforcement mechanism in special administrative regions (SARs), are believed to send a strong signal that the central government will continue to exercise its comprehensive governance to safeguard national security in Hong Kong.
  • HKEX chief firmly believes in "one country, two systems," denies report Global Times 02 Nov 2019 -- The head of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Friday denied media reports that he said the "one country, two systems" is flawed, stressing his firm belief in the principle, and that enacting the national security provision of Article 23 of the Basic Law is inseparable from universal suffrage.
  • Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un Receives Reply Message from Chinese President Xi Jinping KCNA 02 Nov 2019 -- Kim Jong Un, chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, received a reply message from Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and president of the People's Republic of China (PRC), on October 30.
  • Russian Top Diplomat Says US Refuses to Discuss Russian-Chinese Idea Against Militarisation of Space Sputnik 02 Nov 2019 -- The United States has been refusing to launch negotiations on the initiative of Russia and China on preventing an arms race in space, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
  • Adhere to and improve the party's absolute leadership system over the people's army PLA Daily 02 Nov 2019 -- The Fourth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee pointed out: "Insist and improve the party's absolute leadership system over the people's army and ensure that the people's army faithfully fulfills the mission of the new era." This requirement stands by adhering to and improving the socialist system with Chinese characteristics and promoting The height of the national governance system and the modernization of governance capacity, the emphasis on the socialist military system with Chinese characteristics, provides us with a fundamental basis for further casting the foundation of the army building and the soul of the powerful army.
  • Stories behind the map Global Times 01 Nov 2019 -- Scholars, officials of China's neighbors attend boundary cooperation conference in Beijing
  • Manila resumes use of visa sticker, stamp on Chinese passports Global Times 01 Nov 2019 -- The Philippines resumed placing a visa sticker and stamp on Chinese passports on Friday, giving up its seven-year practice of refusing to stamp China's passports printed with a nine-dash line in the South China Sea.
  • Beijing criticizes jurisdictional moves by New Delhi in boundary region People's Daily 01 Nov 2019 -- Beijing slammed on Thursday New Delhi's inclusion of part of China's territory into its administrative jurisdiction, saying the move is unlawful.
  • China mulls $10 trillion Earth-moon economic zone Global Times 01 Nov 2019 -- China is mulling of establishing an Earth-moon space economic zone by 2050, with insiders expecting the zone to generate $10 trillion a year.
  • US grounds Chinese-made drones over security concerns Press TV 01 Nov 2019 -- The US Department of The Interior has grounded its fleet of hundreds of Chinese-made drones over national security concerns, amid a growing technology tension between the two world powers.
  • U.S. Navy Officer, His Wife, and Two Chinese Nationals Charged with Conspiring to Smuggle Military Style Inflatable Boats and Evinrude Military Outboard Motors to China US Dept. of Justice 01 Nov 2019 -- Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers and U.S. Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez for the Middle District of Florida announces the return of an indictment today of four individuals, including two Chinese nationals, an active-duty United States Navy officer, and his wife, on charges relating to a conspiracy to unlawfully smuggle military-style inflatable boats, with Evinrude MFE military outboard motors, to the People's Republic of China.
  • China issues new guidelines for foreign investment Global Times 01 Nov 2019 -- China on Friday unveiled new guidelines for the implementation of its new foreign investment law, providing investors a well-designed protection mechanism that testifies to the nation's open-mindedness toward foreign investment.
  • China urges UK to face reality, stop interference in HK affairs Global Times 01 Nov 2019 -- The Chinese Foreign Ministry has denounced the UK for making irresponsible remarks on Hong Kong affairs and interfering in China's internal affairs, after the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office issued a six-monthly report on Hong Kong.
  • No tolerance to challenge to 'one country, two system': official Global Times 01 Nov 2019 -- An official from the Basic Law Committee of Hong Kong and Macao on Friday stressed that China will continue to exercise its comprehensive governance over the two special administrative regions in accordance with the Constitution and the Basic Law, and will never tolerate any challenge to the "one country, two systems" principle.
  • 19th CPC Central Committee concludes fourth plenary session, releases communique People's Daily 01 Nov 2019 -- The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) concluded its fourth plenary session in Beijing on Thursday with the release of a communique.
  • China shall not tolerate threats to 'national security' in Hong Kong Press TV 01 Nov 2019 -- China says it won't tolerate threats to the bottom line of "one country, two systems" in its territories, vowing to take new steps to "safeguard national security" in Hong Kong, following months of violent protests that left the city almost paralyzed.
  • China Hints at Political Clampdown as Hong Kong Protests Enter Fifth Month Radio Free Asia 01 Nov 2019 -- China on Friday warned of a political clampdown in Hong Kong as anti-government protests entered their fifth month, hitting out at "foreign interference" in the city's affairs and hinting at further plans to educate the city's seven million residents to be more "patriotic."
  • Hong Kong's Strengths: A Reporter Looks Back Radio Free Asia 01 Nov 2019 -- So far, few commentators or analysts appear to fear any crackdown in Hong Kong will be as harsh as the one that occurred against student-led protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in early June of 1989.



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