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01 November 2020 - China Special Weapons News

  • Chinese mainland reports 3 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases People's Daily 01 Nov 2020 -- Three new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Saturday, the National Health Commission said Sunday.
  • Shanghai residents refusing to wear masks in public to bear legal liability Global Times 01 Nov 2020 -- Residents are required to wear face masks and maintain social distance when entering public places amid a respiratory infectious disease outbreak, or they will bear legal liabilities, according to Shanghai's public health emergency management law, which went into effect on Sunday.
  • Chinese warplane again enters Taiwan's ADIZ CNA 01 Nov 2020 -- A Chinese military Y-8 aircraft entered Taiwan's southwest air defense identification zone (ADIZ) Sunday, the 31st Chinese intrusion since Sept. 16, according to Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND).
  • PLA warplanes conduct sorties in Taiwan Straits on 25 days in October Global Times 01 Nov 2020 -- Amid recent US arms sales to the island of Taiwan, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) reportedly sent warplanes to the Taiwan Straits on at least 25 days out of the total of 31 days in October, setting a new record for frequency this year, and leading Chinese mainland military analysts to say on Sunday that the PLA's patrol and drill operations in the region have become completely routine and the PLA is in full grasp of the situation.
  • Wrong strategic mind-set makes Pompeo the most unsuccessful US state secretary ever Global Times 01 Nov 2020 -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is the most unsuccessful top diplomat of the US ever compared to his predecessors, and the tour that he just concluded to five Asian countries to peddle his anti-China ideas is just a coda to his failed career, said Chinese analysts on Sunday.
  • China seeks 'complete' economic self-reliance Global Times 01 Nov 2020 -- Through a series of recent top meetings, official documents and speeches, China's top leadership, including President Xi Jinping, has signaled that the country would focus on boosting the domestic supply chain and homegrown innovation to become completely self-reliant in economy and core technologies, as external risks continue to mount.
  • China starts 7th census, 'keystone' for policies in new 5-year plan Global Times 01 Nov 2020 -- While many other countries and regions including the US and Europe are still struggling against the rebounding COVID-19 pandemic, China, the world's most populous country, kicked off its 7th national census on Sunday, with full usage of electronic devices and internet based on big data for the first time.
  • Chinese premier stresses high-standard formulation of new five-year plan People's Daily 01 Nov 2020 -- Premier Li Keqiang has called for high standards in formulating the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for National Economic and Social Development to secure a good start in fully building a modern socialist country.
  • China's Three Gorges passes all tests, effective in flood control, power generation Global Times 01 Nov 2020 -- China announced Sunday the full completion of the Three Gorges project, and that it had passed all tests. The dam and reservoir are running smoothly and fully operational in flood control, power generation, navigation and water resources utilization, a sharp rebuke to long-held Western hype and suspicions that it is at risk of collapse and poses a danger to the environment.
  • Three Gorges Project passes all tests Global Times 01 Nov 2020 -- After more than 20 years of construction and testing, China on Sunday announced the full completion of the mega Three Gorges project, a historical moment marking the national spirit of Chinese people and a vivid rebuttal to the West who has been dedicated to fabricating rumors and hyping its safety problems and dangers to the environment.
  • Arrest of 7 political figures to clean up mess at HK LegCo: expert Global Times 01 Nov 2020 -- Seven Hong Kong politicians including current and former members of the Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) were arrested on Sunday for contempt and interference with members of the LegCo.

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