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Update: Lawyers of Meng accuse US of misleading Canada; HSBC suspected of playing US accomplice

Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is scheduled to appear in court on Monday (Canadian time) for her extradition case amid an intensifying legal battle between the US government and the Chinese tech giant. Meng's defense team will argue that US officials omitted key facts and misled the Canadian side in the case.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 21:14:45

Xi to attend Martyrs' Day event, present flower baskets to deceased heroes

Chinese President Xi Jinping, along with other leaders of the Communist Party of China and the state, will join representatives from all walks of life in presenting flower baskets to deceased national heroes on the morning of Sept. 30, the Martyrs' Day, according to an official statement released Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 21:00:42

DPP 'self-deceiving' in seeking secessionist presence of Taiwan in intl organizations

The separatist Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities on the island of Taiwan protested against an international organization that listed the island in "China," and urged a separate category of Chinese Taipei, but analysts noted such self-deception will not change the fact that it is an inalienable part of Chinese territory.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 20:27:42

Foreign automakers optimistic on China

While auto fairs in Detroit and Geneva have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Beijing Auto Show — which showcases the latest models and offers a look at the revival of China's auto industry -- has created a buzz in the world's largest car market.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 20:23:40

Taiwan residents worry about war: surveys

Residents in the island of Taiwan are worrying in an unprecedented way that cross-Straits tension may escalate into a war, as surveys conducted in the island showed that perceptions of official and military relations with the Chinese mainland have worsened. However, a majority of respondents hoped for peaceful talks with the mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 20:18:41

China's unmanned plateau helicopter completes high-altitude maiden flight

China's first independently developed unmanned helicopter that will focus on plateau operation successfully completed its maiden flight in a plateau region on Sunday, a milestone that demonstrates the capability of this agile drone. The aircraft is expected to join missions in the high-altitude China-India border region including logistics support and armed reconnaissance amid tensions, analysts said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 19:58:48

S. Korean companies not scaling down business links with China

South Korean companies are not scaling down transactions with China even as some of them make global supply chain changes after the COVID-19 outbreak, a survey showed over the weekend. Chinese experts said the survey showed that most South Korean firms are betting on the Chinese market for their recovery.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 19:28:40

CPC leadership meets to discuss document for review at 5th plenum of 19th CPC Central Committee

The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee met on Monday to discuss a report on the consultation of public opinions over a CPC document concerning the formulation of the 14th Five-Year (2021-2025) Plan for Economic and Social Development and future targets for 2035.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 19:13:52

Nation demonstrates third-generation nuclear reactor CAP1400

The research and development work for China's domestic third-generation nuclear reactor project called CAP1400 (Guo He One) has been completed, State Power Investment Corp (SPIC) announced on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 18:52:52

COVID-19 infects Indian troops, may sway border situation

Chinese observers and netizens believe mass COVID-19 infections in the Indian army, including its border troops, may sway the border situation, as more than 10,000 of its border troops have caught the virus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 18:40:10

South Korean companies not scaling down transactions with China: survey

South Korean companies are not scaling down transactions with China even as the majority of them are experiencing global supply chain changes following the COVID-19 pandemic, a survey showed over the weekend.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 13:08:40

China set to take further action to protect TikTok despite judge's ruling to temporarily halt app store ban: experts

The US court ruling to halt part of Trump administration's ban on TikTok has temporarily cushioned the blow against Chinese firms - a rational move that should be welcomed, Chinese experts said. However, experts also cautioned that this wasn't a final decision, and therefore more efforts from the Chinese government were needed in order to protect Chinese companies' interests.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 11:51:57

Bubonic plague case confirmed in Yunnan

Southwest China's Yunnan Province on Sunday confirmed a previously suspected case of bubonic plague. No new cases have been reported.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/28 9:50:41

G20 Leaders' Summit to be held virtually on Nov. 21 to 22 - Saudi G20 presidency statement

The 2020 G20 Leaders' Summit will be held virtually on Nov. 21 to 22 and will be chaired by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia's G20 presidency said in a statement early Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/9/28 7:02:02

China-Nepal relations robust despite fake Indian media reports: Nepalese Ambassador

In India's media outlets, many reports tarnished China-Nepal relations and accused the good development of bilateral relations as harming India's national security. How does the new Nepalese ambassador to China, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey view these claims? How does he assess the development of China-Nepal cooperation? What's the latest development of Nepal-India border tensions?
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 22:06:54

China's carbon neutrality goal to advance global schedule by 5-10 years

China has vowed to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060, a huge challenge and responsibility for the world's largest developing country to commit to as part of global society to lead green development, and the bold target may advance the schedule for global carbon neutrality by 5-10 years, environmental experts said Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 22:03:40

WeChat legal battle far from over in US

The legal battle against the Trump administration's WeChat ban will reach a federal appellate court if an upcoming hearing rules in favor of the US government, according to a non-profit group representing US WeChat users, which has insisted on a high-profile challenge against the ban since August.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 21:18:55

COVID-19 vaccine volunteers get second dose to determine validity

China's earliest COVID19 vaccine volunteers were offered a second dose on Sunday to strengthen their immunity after getting their first one in March. Volunteers will start a new one-year observation after the injection and their blood samples will be collected at least five times to measure their antibody levels.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/27 20:59:54