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05 October 2020 - China Special Weapons News

  • Experts Raise Alarm Over Destruction of Coral Reefs in South China Sea Radio Free Asia 05 Oct 2020 -- Experts are raising the alarm over the destruction of coral reefs in the South China Sea that are critical for the marine environment and for preventing a collapse in fish stocks which sustain the livelihoods of tens of millions of people.
  • Chinese experts doubt rosy report on Trump's health after his brief ride-by amid COVID treatment Global Times 05 Oct 2020 -- Chinese frontline medical experts believe that US President Donald Trump is likely in a more serious condition from COVID-19 than the rosy image being painted by Trump's medical team, as Chinese netizens closely follow updates online, and express concern over the health risks of his joyride out of the hospital on Sunday night.
  • Czech reaffirms One-China principle in positive move to save ties soured by Senate leader's Taiwan trip Global Times 05 Oct 2020 -- The Czech Republic reaffirmed its long-standing position to the one-China principle after refusing the head of the Czech Senate Milos Vystrčil to join a foreign policy meeting due to his unwarranted and unauthorized visit to the island of Taiwan, which was a dangerous move seen as seriously violating bilateral ties between China and Czech.
  • US 'double standard' condemned for defaming HK police actions on National Day Global Times 05 Oct 2020 -- Chinese Foreign Ministry's commissioner's office in Hong Kong condemned the US for distorting facts and defaming the Hong Kong police's law enforcement against illegal assembly and possession of offensive weapons Thursday, the country's National Day.
  • U.S. Renews Ban on Communist Party Members Seeking to Emigrate Radio Free Asia 05 Oct 2020 -- The United States has renewed policy guidance preventing members of the Communist Party or "any other totalitarian party" from gaining residency or citizenship, in a move that could affect tens of millions of members of China's ruling party.
  • Interview: China's Xi Faces no 'Power to Constrain Him' - Dissident Party Scholar (Part I) Radio Free Asia 05 Oct 2020 -- Cai Xia, a retired professor of the Central Party School of the Chinese Communist Party, was expelled from the party and had her pension stripped on August 17 for "serious violations of political discipline of the Party" following her criticism of the increasingly authoritarian policies of Xi Jinping, party chief and state president. The dissident in-house scholar called the CCP a political zombie and likened Xi to a "gang boss". Widely known as one of the "Hereditary [Second Generation] Red," descendants of founding members or important figures of the CCP, the 68-year-old spoke to Vienna Tang of RFA's Mandarin Service recently about her hopes for a peaceful political transformation in China.

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