4 August 2021
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Hong Kong court grants bail to three democrats pending subversion trial, two ex-lawmakers remain in custody
Satellite maps show China building helicopter base facing Taiwan Strait4 month ago
Satellite maps show China building helicopter base facing Taiwan Strait
G7 powers urge China to end 'oppression' in Hong Kong after electoral change
@StateDept designates Amb. Pamela Spratlen, a career foreign service officer, to lead response to invisible attacks against diplomats and US personnel that have left dozens suffering from debilitating symptoms known as "Havana Syndrome." She will report to @SecBlinken
Tencent is the next target for Chinese regulators after a crackdown on Jack Ma's technology empire, sources say
Fears of a fifth wave of Covid-19 as 60 new infections emerge in HongKong linked to a gym4 month ago
Fears of a fifth wave of Covid-19 as 60 new infections emerge in HongKong linked to a gym
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"We expect the conversation to be about a range of global issues" and isn't focused on China, says @PressSec about Friday's Quad meeting
State Dept Spox on the first Biden admin meetings with China next week: "We will certainly not pull any punches in discussing our areas of disagreement." He also repeated what we have heard from many Biden officials: the US-China relationship "fundamentally competitive
New law by China imposed on Hong Kong for its electoral system is "a direct attack on Hong Kong's autonomy, its freedoms and democratic processes, limiting political participation," says @StateDeptSpox
China successfully launches new Long March 7A on second attempt
US State Department: We condemn China's continued attack on Hong Kong's democracy
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India Plans To Block Its Mobile Carriers From Using Equipment Made By China's Huawei -government Officials
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"[W]e are not dealing with making the Legislative Council more supportive of the HKSAR gov't, we are just making sure.it is supporting 'One Country, Two Systems', and will not undermine its security, that will allow Hong Kong to move forward," Lam said
Whether it was in terms of maintaining constitutional order and Hong Kong's national security, HongKong's system needed to be changed, Lam said, but the new system will ensure Hongkongers' right to be elected and to elect4 month ago
Whether it was in terms of maintaining constitutional order and Hong Kong's national security, HongKong's system needed to be changed, Lam said, but the new system will ensure Hongkongers' right to be elected and to elect
Chief Exec. Carrie Lam is meeting the press after Beijing announced an election overhaul for HongKong4 month ago
Chief Exec. Carrie Lam is meeting the press after Beijing announced an election overhaul for HongKong
China pledges to work with global health organization to find out the origin of the Coronavirus
Beijing approves resolution to impose electoral overhaul on Hong Kong
The Washington Post will use "Uyghur" instead of "Uighur" from now on, matching the spelling used by Uyghurs themselves. Decision made yesterday by our editors, following the change by AP
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Head of U.S. forces in the Pacific says he wants to add Aegis Ashore to Guam for 360 coverage to protect island from Chinese warships, submarines and bombers. Only missile defense on Guam today is THAAD which gives 120 degree coverage, but oriented toward North Korea, not China
@SecBlinken and @JakeSullivan46 will meet Wang Yi and Yang Jiechi of China in Alaska next week
Two Y-8 RECCE and Y-8 ASW planes from the PLA of China entered southwestern Taiwan ADIZ on March 8, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft & air defense missile systems for monitor activities4 month ago
Two Y-8 RECCE and Y-8 ASW planes from the PLA of China entered southwestern Taiwan ADIZ on March 8, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft & air defense missile systems for monitor activities
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Activist 'Long Hair' granted right to appeal retrial decision as Avery Ng is arrested outside Hong Kong's top court
China still hasn't withdrawn from "several forward positions" it seized during clashes with Indian forces along the Line of Actual Control a top US military commander told lawmakers at a congressional hearing
"They've quadrupled their nuclear capabilities since the turn of the century & they will at least double it during the course of this decade" warns @INDOPACOM's Adm Davidson on China
China: Another video that shows the fire that hit a high-rise office building in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province on March 9, 2021
Adm. Davidson tells Sen. King more than 99% of military encounters with China are "safe and professional"
Sen. King tells top U.S. commander in Pacific he thinks U.S. has allies and China has "customers"
Sen. Cotton asks top U.S. commander in Pacific if China continues to build up nuclear stockpile over next decade would they have more deployed nuclear weapons than U.S. forces "If they would quadruple their stockpile, yes sir," Adm. Davidson admits
@INDOPACOM's Adm. Davidson offers timeline for Beijing's attempt to annex Taiwan as a part of its efforts to supplant U.S. by 2050: "Taiwan is clearly one of their ambitions before then, and I think the threat is manifest in this decade, in fact within the next 6 years
"We have to demonstrate that any ambition China might have & any threat it might put forth toward Guam will come at cost" @INDOPACOM's Adm Davidson, saying Aegis Ashore would help "prevent a cheap shot"
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