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24 August 2021 - China Special Weapons News

  • China rolls out anti-epidemic measures for new semester Global Times 24 Aug 2021 -- As the domestic infection curve has been flattened, health and education authorities in China have rolled out specific measures to prevent COVID-19 flare-ups from hitting campuses as cities brace for a new semester, which starts in September.
  • China tames latest Delta-induced surge in 35 days Global Times 24 Aug 2021 -- China has put the latest wide-spread outbreak under control in 35 days as zero domestic confirmed COVID-19 cases were registered on Monday in the country despite that an asymptomatic case was reported late that day, a result that experts said proves the effectiveness of China's anti-epidemic model.
  • Over 1.96 bln doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in China People's Daily 24 Aug 2021 -- More than 1.96 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in China as of Monday, data from the National Health Commission showed Tuesday.
  • Chinese mainland reports 1 new locally transmitted COVID-19 case People's Daily 24 Aug 2021 -- The Chinese mainland on Monday reported one new locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 case in Henan Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Tuesday.
  • Type 055 large destroyer enters Sea of Japan, 'sends warning to militarists' Global Times 24 Aug 2021 -- The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) reportedly dispatched a powerful naval flotilla led by a Type 055 large destroyer to the Sea of Japan for the second time this year on Sunday, a move Chinese military experts said on Tuesday will send a warning to Japanese right-wing forces and militarists. The move came after some Japanese senior politicians recently honored World War II war criminals at the Yasukuni Shrine and the country released a defense paper that provoked China on questions involving the island of Taiwan and the Diaoyu Islands.
  • Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin's Regular Press Conference on August 24, 2021 PRC MofA 24 Aug 2021
  • US rules-based order means 'arbitrary intervention' in sovereign countries, 'paying no price': Chinese FM Global Times 24 Aug 2021 -- Chinese Foreign Ministry refuted US Vice President Kamala Harris' remarks which accused China of "intimidation" in the South China Sea, saying that what is happening in Afghanistan clearly demonstrates that the US' so-called "rules-based order" is a way to arbitrarily intervene militarily in a sovereign country without being held responsible for the suffering of its people.
  • Central gov't official says policy towards Hong Kong will not change People's Daily 24 Aug 2021 -- The Chinese central government's policy towards the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will not change, Huang Liuquan, deputy head of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, said Tuesday.
  • National delegation introduces 14th Five-Year Plan opportunities for Hong Kong People's Daily 24 Aug 2021 -- The first of a series of activities on the introduction of the outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for national socio-economic development was held here Monday, with participants discussing fresh opportunities from the national development scheme for Hong Kong to better integrate into the overall development of the country.
  • Hong Kong to Censor Critical Movies Under National Security Law Radio Free Asia 24 Aug 2021 -- The Hong Kong government on Tuesday tabled a legislative amendment that will add new requirements to current guidelines for the board of film censors, requiring them to prevent films from being screened if they contain scenes, ideas, or images critical of the authorities.
  • Uyghurs in Afghanistan Fear Deportation to China or Persecution Under The Taliban Radio Free Asia 24 Aug 2021 -- Uyghurs living in Afghanistan are terrified that the Taliban's takeover of the country could mean they will be extradited to face harsh punishment in China or suffer other dangers in the war-torn South Asian nation.

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