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27 August 2022 - China Special Weapons News

  • 4 cities in China's Tibet cut off community transmission of COVID-19 People's Daily 27 Aug 2022 -- Four cities in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region have cut off community transmission of the COVID-19 epidemic, local authorities said Friday.
  • Chinese mainland reports 250 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 27 Aug 2022 -- The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 250 locally-transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, of which 91 were in Hainan Province, the National Health Commission said Saturday.
  • 13 Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan's ADIZ CNA 27 Aug 2022 -- A total of 21 Chinese military aircraft and five naval ships were detected in areas around Taiwan on Saturday, including 13 warplanes that flew into the southwestern part of Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ).
  • Y-20 aircraft can fly to anywhere at any time when needed: PLA Air Force spokesperson Global Times 27 Aug 2022 -- Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force's Y-20 cargo planes can fly to anywhere at any time when needed, Senior Colonel Shen Jinke, a spokesperson for the PLA Air Force, answered in response to a question from the Global Times on Y-20's track during the PLA Air Force's open day event in Changchun, Northeast China's Jilin Province on Saturday.
  • China Making Inroads, Building Influence In Kyrgyz Media, New Report Finds RFE/RL 27 Aug 2022 -- China is investing heavily in Kyrgyzstan's underfunded media sector, expanding its state-run outlets and building partnerships with local companies in an effort to shape the information landscape in the Central Asian country, according to a new report.
  • China supports Sri Lanka in resisting foreign interference: ambassador Global Times 27 Aug 2022 -- Approving a foreign vessel's port call at Hambantota or any other port for replenishment is a decision for the Sri Lankan government and is completely within its sovereignty, and all the scientific research activities of the "Yuan Wang 5" comply with international law and common international practice, said Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Qi Zhenhong, after the research vessel arrived at the Sri Lankan port last week.
  • China, US' initial deal on audit cooperation a significant step, but not a 'once-for-all' antidote: analysts Global Times 27 Aug 2022 -- China and the US have reached a long-stalled agreement on the year-long audit dispute for listed companies, based on the principles of equality and reciprocity and abiding by each other's laws, the Chinese securities regulator announced on Friday, marking a significant breakthrough in bilateral auditing cooperation that partially helps to clear delisting clouds hanging over 280 Chinese companies listed in the US.

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