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**Nieuwe draad/blog/audioblog** over de Omikron situatie in China. Een korte beschouwing over wat daar nu gaande is en hoe dat komt. Hier aangepast voor Twitter. Lees de originele tekst via: postvanfenna.substack.com. Image
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China is gestopt met het zero-covid beleid. Niet geleidelijk met een exit-strategie, nee, pats boem klaar ermee. Gevolg, er wordt tot een 80% stijging in Omikron gevallen gerapporteerd. 1/18 #China #Omikron #Bejing
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During one of the press conferences leading up to the 20th Party Congress, #China's #Taiwan Affairs Office said #China's constitution, the anti-sedition law and national security law have all laid out specific rules about solving the Taiwan problem and ...
... facilitating unification with the "motherland." She promised that #China will strengthen the use of legal forces and legal means to crash "Taiwan independence separatist forces" while facilitating the unification with Taiwan.
She said #Bejing will adopt precise measures to target "stubborn Taiwan independent advocates" according to law, and increase the level of punishment aiming at the very few Taiwan independence advocates. cna.com.tw/news/acn/20220โ€ฆ
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#US Nuclear Fears Are Shifting From a Clear #Russian Threat to a Murkier #Chinese One

#Bejing might use nukes to coerce US leaders in a crisis, STRATCOM chief tells lawmakers.

#China has moved a portion of its nuclear force to a Launch on Warning posture
defenseone.com/threats/2021/0โ€ฆ
2) China is putting its nuclear forces on higher alert, yet the threat posed by Beijingโ€™s arsenal is not well understood by the United States or its allies, the head of U.S. Strategic Command testified on Tuesday.
3) โ€œI canโ€™t get through a week without finding out something I didnโ€™t know about China,โ€ Adm. Charles Richard, the head of U.S. Strategic Command, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday.
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#China #NorthKorea #Bejing #Korea

China is willing to work with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and other related parties to uphold the political settlement of the Korean Peninsula issue and preserve peace and stability on the peninsula, according to Xi Jinping,
general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee. Xi made the remarks during a verbal exchange with Kim Jong Un, the DPRK's Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) general secretary.
During their meeting on Monday in Beijing, Song Tao, minister of the CPC Central Committee's International Department, and Ri Ryong Nam, DPRK ambassador to China, delivered the messages. Song sent Xi's verbal message to Kim,
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#China #Bejing #fines

On Friday, China's top market regulator slapped administrative fines on 12 firms, including Internet powerhouses Tencent and Baidu, for breaking anti-monopoly laws in ten transactions a statment sayed.
According to the online statement released by the State Administration for Market Regulation, the deals include Tencent's equity acquisition of online education platform Yuanfudao and Baidu's equity acquisition of Ainemo Inc.,
a business that makes smart home hardware terminals and services. The 12 firms, which included Didi, the world's largest ride-hailing firm, and TAL Education Group,
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#China #India #Bejing #Water

The first dam on the lower reaches of the Yarlung Tsangpo River (in India Bamaputra) has been approved by Beijing's new Five-Year Plan. Because of dam building, the river has been a source of contention between China and India.
The amount of water flowing into India would be unaffected by the planned Chinese dam. However, an environmentalist claims that it would have a major impact on the river's flow pattern.
The Chinese Embassy spokesperson said that Beijing would "take the interests" of other riparian states into consideration before planning any hydro projects on the Himalayan river.
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#China #USA #Taiwan #Japan #Bejing

On Thursday, China strongly protested the passage through the Taiwan Strait of the US guided-missile destroyer "USS Curtis Wilbur."
With the passage, an Eastern Command military spokesman accused the US of "artificially creating risk factors in the Taiwan Strait and deliberately undermining regional peace and stability."
He said naval units and aircraft had been deployed by the People's Liberation Army to track and monitor the US warship.
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#China #UN #Bejing #Xinjiang

According to a report of Qatari state owned Al-Jazeera, China invited the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Michelle Bachelet) to visit Xinjiang.
China was accused by the UK Secretary of the UN Dominic Raab who acused China of torture,forced labour and sterilisations. Chinas foregin minister Wang Yi sayed:" The door to Xinjiang is always open.
People from many countries who have visited Xinjiang have learned the facts and the truth on the ground. China also welcomes the High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Xinjiang".
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#China #Bejing #Coronavirus

Before reade consider the report is According to Turkish state Andalou Agency:

On Wednesday, a former top intelligence official from the Trump administration reported that the Chinese government directed scientists to create the novel coronavirus.
John Ratcliffe, the last national intelligence director of the Trump administration, served some eight months, denied the World Health Organization's (WHO) results, which said there was insufficient proof on Tuesday that the coronavirus had spread in Wuhan before December 2019.
"What the WHO said yesterday was really disingenuous," Ratcliffe told Fox News, adding that some of the intelligence he gathered with former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggests
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#BREAKING
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#CHINA #TAIWAN #BEJING

CHINA WARNED TAIWAN THAT A DECLERATION OF INDEPENDENCE MEANS WAR๐Ÿšจ
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#China #Bejing #Coronavirus

According to several media reports China begun taking (No joke) Anal swab tests, as (According to Al-Jazeera) a 52 year old man was first test negative with a nasal swab test and positive with a anal swab test. The incident was in Weinan, Shanxi. Image
For that anal swab test medical personals need insert a swab 3-5cm deep (1.2-2 inches) into the anus and rotate for a swab.
In a video posted by the newspaperย Global Times, Zhang Wenhong of Huashan Hospital in Shanghai said that such swabs could be useful in helping minimise the risk of relapse after recovery.
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#China #Bejing #Coronavirus

-UPDATE

Mobile nucleic acid testing teams will be set up by the Chinese health authorities after rules have been released by the State Council stipulating that cities with a resident population of less than 5 million must
be able to complete nucleic acid testing of all residents within two days. Nationally, cities and provinces would have to reassess their capacities for nucleic acid testing and resolve deficiencies among testing professionals and facilities.
Eventually, cities with less than 5 million inhabitants must be able to complete the tests in two days, and cities with more than 5 million inhabitants must be able to complete the tests with regional and national help in three to five days,
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#China #Bejing #Coronavirus #RESTRICIONS

On Wednesday night, the Chinese National Health Commission published a complete overview of its strategy to prevent and monitor the spread of COVID-19 for the remainder of winter and spring in rural areas.
Before moving, migrant (Chinese travel workers) who return to the countryside between Jan. 28 and March 8 are urged to get checked for COVID-19.
Then they must undergo a 14-day health screening period at home after they arrive at their destinations, during which time they will be screened twice and should avoid gatherings.
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#China #Australia #Bejing #TradeWar #India

After being detained on a ship off the Chinese coast for seven months, 23 Indian seafarers can now return home. The seafarers wanted to deliver Australian coal to China on the Indian ship "Jag Anand"
when they got caught between the front lines of a conflict between Australia and China, said the Indian Seafarers' Union's general secretary, Abdulgani Serang.
Canberra banned the Chinese telecom operator Huawei from setting up a 5G network in Australia and Beijing in return imposed a trade embargo on key Australian exports such as coal. So the seamen had to endure in Chinese waters.
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#China #India #Bejing #Ladakh

China calls for the imideatly realese of a Chinese soldier who got arrested this morning by Indian troops in the disputed Ladakh area both countries claim. The soldier lost contact/ comunication to his troop and was arrested by Indian soldiers.
The PRC how ever confirmed now the arrest of a soldier. The Indian side how ever waits for the comand to return the soldier. China informed India as soon as the incident occurred, and sought help from the Indian side.
After two hours of searching, the soldier was found, said the frontier force.ย  China sayed that the imideatly realese would leade to a de-escalation. Indian media reported that a Chinese soldier was apprehended by
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#CHINA #WHO #BEJING #CORONAVIRUS #WUHAN

At the last minute, China blocked the entry of experts who are supposed to investigate the origins of the coronavirus on behalf of the World Health Organization (WHO).
"I am very disappointed with this news," said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in an unusually sharp criticism of China. Two experts had already started the trip on Tuesday, and two others had to stop their departure at the last minute, said Tedros.
Contrary to the agreements, Beijing had announced at short notice that the necessary entry documents were not yet available. Tedros had reminded the Chinese authorities of the urgency of the mission, Ryan said.
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#China #Bejing #Coronavirus #VACCINE

With Sinopharm, a pharmaceutical manufacturer has now received approval for the widespread use of a corona vaccine for the first time in China.
The data had shown that the vaccine met the relevant standards of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Food and Drug Administration, an official statement said on Thursday.
Sinopharm's vaccine had been granted โ€œconditional approvalโ€. In the future, the durability and protective effect of the immunity would have to be monitored continuously.
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#BREAKING #LEAK๐Ÿšจ

#CHINA #TURKEY #BEJING #ANKARA #UYGHURS #DEPORTATION

China declared the ratification of an extradition treaty with Turkey, a document that Beijing would like to use, among other items, to speed up the return of some "terrorist" refugees and Muslim Uighurs.
Although the bilateral agreement signed in 2017 has not yet been ratified by the Turkish parliament, concerns have already been posed among the large Uyghur diaspora (estimated at 50,000 people) present in Turkey.
Turkey has linguistic and cultural links with the Uyghurs, and Ankara has long been one of the main supporters on the international stage of their cause, while Turkey's public display of support has recently declined.
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#China #Bejing #Shunyi #Coronavirus

On Saturday, Beijing announced five more cases of COVID-19 and one asymptomatic case, taking the total number of confirmed infections to 13 in the Chinese capital since December 14.
The source of the infections remains unclear, but it may have been imported from abroad, some experts say. Of the five cases, four were workers at the Jinma Industrial Plant in the Shunyi district of Beijing.
A taxi driver from Shunyi is still at the moment the only silent carrier. According to health officials, these newly confirmed locally transmitted cases are near contacts with confirmed cases.
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#China #Bejing #Coronavirus #VACCINE

The corona vaccine CoronaVac developed by the Chinese biotech company Sinovac has shown an effectiveness of between 50 and 90 percent in tests with around 13,000 volunteers in Brazil.
That said a representative of the health authority in Sao Paulo. The state butantane institute, which produces the product as a partner of Sinovac in Brazil, plans to publish the exact results of the study by January 7th at the latest.
In studies in Turkey, the vaccine candidate had shown preliminary data to protect against the coronavirus of 91.25 percent. Brazil had a total of around 7.5 million confirmed corona cases as of Friday. 190,488 people died from or with the virus.
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#China #Nepal #Bejing #Coronavirus #BLOCKADE

China has blocked Rasuwagadhi, Kerung and Tatopani checkpoints for over six months this year. Border-crossings are an integral source for food, medicines, etc. for small Nepalese villages.
China has banked upon Nepal's economic and geostrategic vulnerabilities in order to discipline it. Border crossings between Zhangmu and Kodari have been in operation since 1968, newer ports for trade have opened up in recent times.
Even after the Tatopani border was opened on 6 July, Chinese restricted movement of goods from entering Nepal. Only four containers a day were permitted to cross the borders, and exports from Nepal are halted since March.
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#China #Bejing #Coronavirus #VACCINE

According to a Chinese official who spoke with the @nytimes, the Chinese goverment vaccaime with a untested vaccaine at least 1 million citizens. 2 vaccines were from Sinopharm and one from Sinovac both chinese companys.
China still awaits the results of clinical trials of its unproven homegrown vaccines, meanehile North america and Europe have elsewehre approven vaccaines. Some experts warned that this vaccaines could cause a safety hazard.
Chinese officials said Saturday that no adverse reactions had occurred so far. Zheng Zhongwei, a top official at China's National Health Commission,
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#BREAKING๐Ÿšจ

#China #Bejing #Import #taax

China will initiate anti-dumping measures, the Ministry of Commerce said Friday, against imported ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) goods from the #UnitedStates (USA), the Republic of #Korea (ROK) and the #EuropeanUnion (EU).
Starting Sunday, duties will be collected for a five-year period at rates ranging from 12.5 percent to 222 percent, the ministry added. The EPDM is commonly used to make auto components, wires, cables and other industrial goods as feedstock.
Chinas justification: " China's domestic industry has suffered substantial damage due to the dumping of such products by the United States, the ROK and the EU, the ministry said in a final ruling based on an anti-dumping investigation launched in June last year."
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#China #PapuaNewguinea #PNG #Bejing #DaruIsland #fishing

China's Ministry of Commerce has announced thatย Fujian Zhonghong Fishery Companyย has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Papua New Guinea Government
to build a $204 million "comprehensive multi-functional fishery industrial park" on the island of Daru under itsย Belt and Road Initiative. Daru is one of the few Torres Strait Islands that are governed by Papua New Guinea rather than Australia.
Former PNG government adviser Jeffrey Wall said it was a lot of money to spend in a small community not known for commercial fish stocks. For Australia and the USA the Daru island agreement between PNG and China is a threat as the Daru islands are not even 200KM away.
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