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14 October 2022 - China Special Weapons News

  • China's assertive attitude in South China Sea unlikely to change after Party Congress Radio Free Asia 14 Oct 2022 -- The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which convenes in Beijing on Oct. 16, is expected to grant an unprecedented third five-year term to Xi Jinping, the CCP general secretary and state president. In the run up to the congress, RFA has examined the 69-year-old Xi's decade at the helm of the world's most populous nation in a series of reports on Hong Kong, foreign policy, Chinese intellectuals, civil society and rural poverty.
  • China's Xi Poised to Triumph at 20th Party Congress VOA 14 Oct 2022 -- The Chinese Communist Party will hold its most important meeting starting Sunday. And with the party exerting exclusive control over the world's most populous nation and second-biggest economy, it's a big deal.
  • Xi to consolidate power, keep Taiwan at top of PRC agenda: Analysts CNA 14 Oct 2022 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) will maintain a tough stance on Taiwan and possibly increase the urgency with which the issue is dealt as he consolidates power in an unprecedented third term, analysts said recently.
  • Chinese leader Xi Jinping's third term looks certain, but will he share power? Radio Free Asia 14 Oct 2022 -- The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which convenes in Beijing on Oct. 16, is expected to grant an unprecedented third five-year term to Xi Jinping, the CCP general secretary and state president. In the run up to the congress, RFA Cantonese and Mandarin examined the 69-year-old Xi's decade at the helm of the world's most populous nation in a series of reports on Hong Kong, foreign policy, Chinese intellectuals, civil society and rural poverty.
  • Ten years under Xi Jinping: the 'chilling' effect on China's civil society groups Radio Free Asia 14 Oct 2022 -- The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which convenes in Beijing on Oct. 16, is expected to grant an unprecedented third five-year term to Xi Jinping, the CCP general secretary and state president. In the run up to the congress, RFA Cantonese and Mandarin examined the 69-year-old Xi's decade at the helm of the world's most populous nation in a series of reports on Hong Kong, foreign policy, Chinese intellectuals, civil society and rural poverty.
  • Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning's Regular Press Conference on October 14, 2022 PRC MofA 14 Oct 2022
  • China Party Congress: What Would Xi Third Term Mean for Africa? VOA 14 Oct 2022 -- Under President Xi Jinping, China's engagement with Africa reached new heights, economically and diplomatically.
  • 'Who's Xi?' What Do South Africans Really Know About China's Leader? VOA 14 Oct 2022 -- During his more than nine-year-long tenure Xi Jinping, who looks set to take on a third term as head of China's Communist Party at its party congress this week, has emphasized the importance of China-Africa relations.
  • PayPal Terminates Hong Kong Account of Pro-Democracy Group VOA 14 Oct 2022 -- One of Hong Kong's last remaining pro-democracy activist groups has had its account with online payments processor PayPal terminated.
  • China's rollout of 5G base stations in Xinjiang will boost surveillance, experts say Radio Free Asia 14 Oct 2022 -- China's rollout of thousands of 5G base stations throughout its far-western Xinjiang region has raised suspicions that the technology will not be used for economic development but for enhanced digital surveillance of Uyghurs and other Muslims, experts say.
  • Kenya Denies It Defaulted on Debt to China VOA 14 Oct 2022 -- The Kenyan government has denied media reports that Chinese banks have fined the country $11 million for failing to pay back loans used to finance a major railway. Kenya's ministry of finance, Ukur Yatani, said Thursday the country never defaulted on any of its creditors.
  • Beijing banner protester lauded as China's new Tank Man, or 'Bridge Man' Radio Free Asia 14 Oct 2022 -- A protester who hung two protest banners--one of which called for the removal of Chinese leader Xi Jinping -- on a Beijing overpass on the eve of the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s 20th National Congress is being hailed as a hero on social media, as authorities blocked two rock songs being used overseas to sing his praises.



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