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Unrest in #Yunnan south west #China over the weekend after reported moves by the government to demolish a mosque. Large numbers of riot police clashed with local Hui Muslims. Najiaying now said to be sealed off, with the internet cut there.
This thread has quite a few clips on in which came out before the internet was cut there…
A key point of tension in recent years has come from the “de-Arabisation” of mosques in #China. Some mosques have been completely demolished and others refashioned to have a more Chinese design. I’m not sure what the plan is in this case.
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Weeks after a group of 15 wild Asian elephants embarked on a mysterious journey in SW China's Yunnan province, there still isn't a thread giving their latest update. In light of this, allow me to fill in the blank using the hashtag #followtheelephants
2) #followtheelephants A quick recap. The journey actually began in March 2020, when 16 wild Asian elephants left the XiShuangBanNa National Reserve and began their journey north. In July, the pack was observed in Pu'er City and caused 1 death in Simao district.
3) #followtheelephants In Dec. 2020, the pack moved north to Mojiang Co., and here the pack added a baby elephant. On April 16, 2021, the 17 elephants moved to Yuanjiang Co. On the 24th, 2 elephants turned South toward Mojiang Co.
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International Affairs /1-1
#Myanmar #Burma 🇲🇲
Myanmar's Generals
Run A Nearly Sanction-Proof
Long Before Seizing Control
Of The Streets
by @oanhha @jwf825
& Khine Lin Kyaw
MAY 11, 2021
International Affairs /1-2
#Myanmar #Burma 🇲🇲
- Area : 676.5K km²
- Population : 53.6 M
- Capital : #Naypyidaw
largest city : #Yangon
- #Bamar 68%
- #Shan 9%
- #Buddhism 88%
- #Christianity 6.2%
- #Islam 4.3%
#Burmese Image
International Affairs /1-3
#Myanmar #Burma 🇲🇲
- GDP (PPP) : US$355 B
Per capita : US$6.7 K
- #InformalEconomy :
one of the biggest in the world
- Rich in precious stones :
#Rubies 90% of world's
#Sapphires #Pearls #Jade
- #Tourism
- #Agriculture Image
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#China:-A hostage-taking case occurred in #Kunming, #Yunnan, resulting in 2 deaths and 5 injuries.

The suspect has been shot dead on the spot.
Update:-A man in SW #China's #Yunnan Province was shot dead by local police around 5 pm(local time) for threatening secondary school students with a knife.
#Updated:-At the Experimental Middle School of #Yunnan Normal University, #Dongfeng West Road, #Wuhua District, #Kunming, #Yunnan, a hostage-taking case occurred.
The suspect injured 7 people and took a primary school student as a hostage.

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#China #Ruili #Yunnan #Coronavirus #LOCKDOWN

The Chinese authorities responded with extensive measures to the discovery of three coronavirus infections on the border with #Myanmar.
According to the authorities, after evidence of the contamination in Ruili, they ordered a lockdown of the border town in Yunnan province and mass tests of the population. Nobody has been allowed to enter or leave the small town since Monday evening.
The residents were asked to stay at home. Except for grocery stores and pharmacies, all stores had to close. Each of the more than 210,000 residents of Ruili will now be tested for the novel corona virus, the authorities said. Since the corona virus was introduced from Myanmar,
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Not sure how on the radar this is for you but the #Chinaflooding season starts in 13 days and it’s already a catastrophe.

An interesting analysis of the situation.

#msm not covering this.

@paul_furber @paulmuaddib61

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"The live SARS-like coronavirus SL-CoV-WIV1 has been isolated for the first time from bat droppings; and such virus has been confirmed to invade the host cells through the ACE2 of human beings..." ImageImageImage
Bat Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Like Coronavirus WIV1
Encodes an Extra Accessory Protein, ORFX, Involved in Modulation of the Host Immune Response. (2016) #ZhengLiShi #PeterDaszak #EcoHealth
Funding: #NIAID 110964 ImageImageImageImage
In this study, we have developed a fast and cost-effective method
for reverse genetics of coronaviruses by combining two approaches developed by others..As the genomes can be divided into multiple short fragments, mutations can be introduced into individual
fragments easily. ImageImageImageImage
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