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02 January 2020 - China Special Weapons News

  • China Has Right to Sail Near Indonesia's Natuna Islands, Beijing Says Radio Free Asia 02 Jan 2020 -- China has a right to sail ships near the Natuna Islands, a foreign ministry spokesman said Thursday, as Beijing hardened its stance in a diplomatic spat after Indonesia protested about dozens of Chinese boats, including two coast guard ships, entering its Exclusive Economic Zone late last month.
  • Tibetan Buddhist Centers Linked to Larung Gar Shut Down Under Suspected Chinese Pressure Radio Free Asia 02 Jan 2020 -- A worldwide network of Tibetan Buddhist centers founded by a senior abbot of the Larung Gar Academy in China's Sichuan province has been closed down, with followers suspecting Chinese pressure behind the move, a Tibetan advocacy group said on Thursday.
  • Hong Kong Isolates Fever Patient After Mystery Virus Hits China's Wuhan Radio Free Asia 02 Jan 2020 -- Hong Kong's Hospital Authority said on Thursday it had isolated a patient who arrived from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, which state media says has seen an outbreak of "viral pneumonia" in recent days, but that she tested negative for SARS, avian and seasonal influenza.
  • Hong Kong moves into dim 2020 Global Times 02 Jan 2020 -- Tear gas, hit-and-run, rampage and vandalism. Hong Kong's black-clad protesters spent the first day of 2020 in a reckless way while people across the world celebrated New Year's Day with shining fireworks, flowers, family reunion to embrace the beginning of the new decade.
  • Commissioner's office of Chinese foreign ministry in HKSAR slams foreign interference in Hong Kong Global Times 02 Jan 2020 -- The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Wednesday urged foreign politicians to stop confusing right and wrong and interfering in Hong Kong affairs.
  • Xi signs mobilization order for training of armed forces PLA Daily 02 Jan 2020 -- President Xi Jinping Thursday signed a mobilization order for the training of the armed forces, the first order of the Central Military Commission (CMC) in 2020.
  • Chinese troops return home after China-Pakistan "Warrior VII" drill PLA Daily 02 Jan 2020 -- Over 100 Chinese service members participating in the "Warrior VII" China-Pakistan joint military drill boarded the homebound flight at Islamabad International Airport on December 30, 2019, and arrived at China's Kashgar Airport at around 2 p.m. on the same day.
  • Destroyer Xining completes China-Russia-Iran naval exercise PLA Daily 02 Jan 2020 -- The Chinese navy's guided-missile destroyer Xining (Hull 117) sailed out of the Chabahar Port in southern Iran on December 30, 2019, local time, after completing the four-day China-Russia-Iran joint naval exercise.
  • Newest Version of China-Pakistan JF-17 Jet Features Futuristic Pilot Display, Radar Sputnik 02 Jan 2020 -- Newest Version of China-Pakistan JF-17 Jet Features Futuristic Pilot Display, Radar Sputnik 02 Jan 2020 -- The Block III upgrade of the JF-17 Thunder fighter jet jointly produced by China and Pakistan made its maiden flight last month in southwestern China. The new version sports many of the advanced technologies used in other Chinese jets, including the stealthy J-20 Weilong.
  • China delivers first littoral mission ship to Malaysia Global Times 02 Jan 2020 -- China's shipbuilding giant has delivered the first of four littoral mission ships (LMS) to the Royal Malaysian Navy, marking the high-level military cooperation between China and Malaysia, analysts said on Wednesday.

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