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05 July 2020 - China Special Weapons News

  • Epidemic situation in Beijing stable: local health authorities Global Times 05 Jul 2020 -- The COVID-19 epidemic in Beijing is stable as a whole as daily infections of confirmed cases in the capital have remained in single digits for seven consecutive days as of Saturday, a local official said at a press conference on Sunday.
  • WHO account revision not denial of China's fastest response Global Times 05 Jul 2020 -- That the World Health Organization (WHO) altered the timeline of the COVID-19 outbreak does not change the fact that China reported a potential outbreak to the organization at the earliest possible time, Chinese experts said, as they demanded foreign media outlets stop generating misinterpretations and twisting facts about the updated timeline.
  • China appears to have gotten second wave of COVID-19 under control: media People's Daily 05 Jul 2020 -- China appears to have gotten a second wave of COVID-19 under control following an outbreak at a sprawling Beijing produce market last month, an article published by Time magazine has said.
  • Expert says Beijing's way of containing COVID-19 minimizes pandemic impact People's Daily 05 Jul 2020 -- Beijing's way of containing the second wave of COVID-19 recently can minimize the pandemic fallout, an expert has said in an opinion piece posted by the South China Morning Post.
  • Chinese mainland reports 8 new confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 05 Jul 2020 -- Chinese health authority said Sunday that it received reports of eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Saturday, of which two were domestically transmitted.
  • China's Hubei reports no new COVID-19 cases People's Daily 05 Jul 2020 -- No new confirmed, asymptomatic or suspected cases of COVID-19 were reported in central China's Hubei Province Saturday, the provincial health commission said Sunday.
  • 7 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland People's Daily 05 Jul 2020 -- Seven COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery on the Chinese mainland Saturday, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
  • Chinese mainland reports 6 new imported COVID-19 cases People's Daily 05 Jul 2020 -- The Chinese mainland reported six new imported COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 1,931, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
  • Chinese mainland reports 8 new confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 05 Jul 2020 -- Chinese health authority said Sunday that it received reports of eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland Saturday, of which two were domestically transmitted.
  • Beijing reports 2 new confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 05 Jul 2020 -- Beijing reported two new confirmed domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases Saturday, the municipal health commission said Sunday.
  • Rare US dual aircraft carrier drills in South China Sea 'a show' for allies Global Times 05 Jul 2020 -- At a time when relations between China and the US are further deteriorating over a series of topics including trade, the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan and Hong Kong, the US has deployed two aircraft carriers and other warships to the South China Sea for its largest-scale exercises in the region in years, which also coincided with Chinese military drills taking place in the same area and time frame.
  • US sending aircraft carriers to the South China Sea during Chinese drills Press TV 05 Jul 2020 -- The United States is sending two aircraft carriers to the South China Sea to hold military exercises at the same time China is holding drills in the area.
  • US Expands Remote Pacific Military Base Amid Regional Standoff With China: Report Sputnik 05 Jul 2020 -- In late June, a Chinese government think tank warned of a possible military conflict due to the US military's "unprecedented" deployment to the Asia-Pacific region.
  • China launches satellite for space environment study PLA Daily 05 Jul 2020 -- China successfully sent a satellite for space environment study and related technology experiments into the planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Sunday.
  • HK police's new natl security unit recruits elite officers Global Times 05 Jul 2020 -- The newly-established national security department of the Hong Kong Police Force (HKPF) is currently in the process of selecting and recruiting elite cross-function officers from the major criminal investigation departments in the Hong Kong Special Administration Region (HKSAR), which observers said marks the establishment of an "all-star" disciplinary team that would be made of officers that are born to crack down on cases that endanger national security.
  • Politically agitative books by activists disappearing in HK Global Times 05 Jul 2020 -- Public libraries and bookstores in Hong Kong have started to remove and suspend books with politically agitative content written by some Hong Kong activists, after the National Security Law for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) came into effect.
  • Britain Poised to Ban Huawei VOA 05 Jul 2020 -- The British government is set to end the participation of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the building of Britain's 5G phone network – a policy about-turn that will further deteriorate London's strained relations with Beijing, but will please Washington, according to British media reports.



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