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On Taiwan's national day, which marks the 108th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, the president calls on the island’s people to reject the model that has brought Hong Kong "to the verge of chaos". For her, China's rise has occurred through a “combination of authoritarianism, nationalism, and economic might.”

| 10/10/2019
| TAIWAN – CHINA – HONG KONG
by Emanuele Scimia

EU does not downplay the risk associated with the use of 5G hardware, but has so far ruled out an outright ban on Huawei, the main supplier of this technology.  Experts: China’s legal framework is the real problem, not technological issues. Chinese tech companies are legally compelled to cooperate with their country’s intelligence services.

| 10/10/2019
| EU-CHINA
by Paul Wang

Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor: The use of the cane can be fatal. Last weekend, 240 people were detained; 77 were arrested; 24 were taken to the hospital. Law enforcement officials accused of slipping Hong Kong into a "police state" and are branded a "dictatorship tool". An appeal by 200 firefighters against police violence.

| 09/10/2019
| HONG KONG - CHINA
by Wang Zhicheng

Those affected by the restrictions include Xinjiang party secretary Chen Quanguo, responsible for the detention of over one million Uyghurs and Kazakhs. Trade with public security offices and various Chinese companies that collaborate in surveillance, detention and repression of Muslims in Xinjiang is forbidden.

| 09/10/2019
| CHINA - USA
by Paul Wang

Young people organise sit-ins in solidarity with schoolmates arrested for wearing masks in public. Education Bureau asks principals to reveal how many young people wear masks but some resist request. Police remove memorial honouring people who are thought to have died at the Prince Edward station.

| 08/10/2019
| HONG KONG – CHINA
by Wang Zhicheng

The famous cartoons were censored because they compared President Xi Jinping to Winnie the Pooh and for sarcastically recounting the existing repression in the country's forced labor camps. The Houston Rockets coach expresses support for Hong Kong protests and NBA matches are censored, despite an official apology.

| 08/10/2019
| CHINA

The goal is to raise pigs weighing up to 500 kg. The average weight of a pig is 100-110 kg. It is estimated that this year there will be a shortage of about 10 million tonnes of pork.

| 07/10/2019
| CHINA
by Paul Wang

Tens of thousands have challenged the government's ban. Vandalized shops and branches of banks linked to China. A 12-year-old girl is also arrested. The police enter two universities without the permission of those responsible. The People’s Liberation Army uses police signs.

| 07/10/2019
| HONG KONG - CHINA
by Paul Wang

Yesterday, a plainclothes policeman shot a 14-year-old boy in the leg in Yuen Long. Radical protest groups attacked metro stations. Chinese banks and businesses that support the government have been attacked. Carrie Lam calls on the population to support the government and condemn violence. For Beijing, the anti-mask law is "absolutely necessary".

| 05/10/2019
| HONG KONG – CHINA
by Paul Wang

Chief Executive Carrie Lam wants to implement the regulation claiming she is worried about the "dangerous position" in which "young people" find themselves. Anyone wearing a mask in public could get up to a year in prison and a HK,000 fine. Law enforcement will continue to wear masks because they can be "easily identified". For the Civic Human Rights Front, instead of regaining people's trust, the government is increasingly “pushing Hong Kong into the abyss".

 

| 04/10/2019
| HONG KONG – CHINA

The chancellor of the diocese criticizes the projection of political symbols onto the monument, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China. Flag raising ceremony and national anthem sun in churches and temples across China. Bishops and priests like state officials.

| 03/10/2019
| MACAO-CHINA

The main Asian markets lose about 2% of their value. Yesterday, the top 100 stocks listed on the London Stock Exchange lost over 3%. Fears of another trade war - in addition to the one with Beijing - hold back investors. The subsidies granted by the European Union to Airbus are at the base of the new tariffs, which should start from 18 October.

| 03/10/2019
| ASIA

The foreign secretary orders the move on social media and not through reserved channels. US Think thank: "In the last year, 14 Chinese coast guard ships identified". For the experts, the boats want to be seen. In 2016, the Hague Permanent Arbitration Court ruled that China "has no right" to sovereignty.

| 03/10/2019
| PHILIPPINES-CHINA
by Paul Wang

Increasingly, protesters see the police as "agents of the dictatorship" and pledge to resist. Unplanned protests break out followed by arrests. The police justify the use of lethal force. Indonesian journalist hit by police bullet will lose an eye. Yesterday, 1,400 tear gas canisters were fired and 269 people, aged 12 to 71 years, were arrested.

| 02/10/2019
| HONG KONG – CHINA
Vatican, canonization Mass of St. Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan
The Extraordinary Missionary Month in the Archdiocese of Calcutta
Heilongjiang, China
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