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18 January 2020 - China Special Weapons News

  • Wuhan reports 4 more pneumonia cases Global Times 18 Jan 2020 -- Wuhan has reported four more viral pneumonia cases on Saturday amid the outbreak in the central Chinese city, killing two, prompting public concerns of risks of human-to-human transmission across the country.
  • $10,000 per capita GDP despite population slowdown secures strong Chinese market Global Times 18 Jan 2020 -- China's per capita gross domestic product (GDP) exceeded $10,000 for the first time in 2019. Experts say this cements the country's position as the world's second-largest economy, and that its population of 1.4 billion provides important business opportunities for other countries.
  • China, Myanmar Sign Dozens of Infrastructure Deals VOA 18 Jan 2020 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping reinforced his support for embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Saturday, signing 33 bilateral agreements covering a range of projects, including rail and port ventures to allow China access to the Indian Ocean and to shorten the route for its oil and gas imports from the Persian Gulf.
  • Chinese military releases outlines to strengthen primary-level units People's Daily 18 Jan 2020 -- The Central Military Commission (CMC) has released a set of revised outlines on strengthening the military at the primary level.
  • Xi meets with Myanmar commander-in-chief of defense services Global Times 18 Jan 2020 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Myanmar Commander-in-Chief of Defense Services Min Aung Hlaing here on Saturday, saying that the development of bilateral ties depends on cooperation of the two peoples from all walks of life, as well as the military-to-military exchanges.
  • Xi's visit brings China-Myanmar ties to new era Global Times 18 Jan 2020 -- China and Myanmar agreed to work together to build a community with a shared future, ushering in a new chapter of bilateral ties during Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the Southeast Asian nation from Friday to Saturday.

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