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Chinese State Media: China Must Prepare for War

China must “be prepared” for war amid escalating territorial conflicts with neighboring countries that have increased the risk of military conflict in recent months, the Chinese Communist Party newspaper Global Times argued on Friday.

BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 01: Chinese soldiers shout as they march in formation during a parade to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at Tiananmen Square in 1949, on October 1, 2019 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Hong Kong Protesters Detained While Fleeing to Taiwan

China’s Coast Guard said on Wednesday it intercepted a speedboat carrying 12 Hong Kong protesters who were attempting to flee to Taiwan. The passengers were charged with illegally crossing the border and detained in the mainland Guangdong province.

HONG KONG, CHINA - MAY 27: Riot police stand guard during a protest against a planned national security law at Admiralty district on May 27, 2020 in Hong Kong, China. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday during the National People's Congress that Beijing would establish a sound legal system …

Chinese Government Adviser Calls for Weaponizing Medical Exports Against U.S.

Economist Li Daokui, a professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing and an adviser to the Chinese Communist government, was quoted by the South China Morning Post (SCMP) on Wednesday suggesting China weaponize exports of medicine and medical components to retaliate against the United States for cutting off China’s supply of semiconductor chips.

Female scientist working in the CDC laboratory.

Chinese Army Carries out ‘Live-Fire’ Drills in the Himalayas

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) carried out live-fire drills in the Himalayas at the end of July, publicly debuting some of the army’s latest weapons, including “a new 122-millimeter caliber wheeled howitzer and a vehicle-mounted version of the HJ-10 anti-tank missile system,” the PLA’s official English-language website reported Thursday.

An Indian Air Force aircraft is seen against the backdrop of mountains surrounding Leh, the joint capital of the union territory of Ladakh, on June 27, 2020. - India acknowledged for the first time on June 25 that it has matched China in massing troops at their contested Himalayan border …