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Mass Flight Cancellations in China Sparks Speculation on Political Turmoil

The Epoch Times 27 Sep 2022
16), triggering international concern about unrest in Beijing’s highest political circles ... 21, a screenshot showed airport display boards at various ...

Nations seek aviation climate pact despite global tensions

FX Empire 27 Sep 2022
Airlines last year adopted a goal of net zero emissions by 2050 in a de facto dress-rehearsal that drew reservations from Chinese carriers, reflecting Beijing’s more cautious stance on multilateral action ... In a paper to the assembly, Beijing called for assistance to developing countries to temper “discriminatory” carbon goals.

Daxing airport handles 52M passenger trips in 3 years 26 Sep 2022
The passenger throughput of Beijing Daxing International Airport has surpassed 52 million over the past three years, according to the airport.

Beijing's Daxing airport handles 52 million passenger trips in 3 years

People Daily 26 Sep 2022
25 (Xinhua) -- The passenger throughput of Beijing Daxing International Airport has surpassed 52 million over the ...

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Shenzhen Daily 26 Sep 2022
Daxing airport. THE passenger throughput of the Beijing Daxing International Airport has surpassed 52 million over the past three years, according to the airport. Sunday marked the third anniversary of the launch of the airport’s operations.

Chinese President Xi Jinping Under House Arrest/Is This A Coup Or A Purge?

Windermere Sun 26 Sep 2022
Several unverified videos of military movement in Beijing are making rounds on the internet. Chinese author Jennifer Zeng had put out a video of military vehicles heading to Beijing. There are also rumors of no commercial flights over Beijing ... Live flight tracking image showing business as usual at Beijing Airport.

Latest on COVID-19 pandemic

China Daily 26 Sep 2022
- Student who returned to Beijing confirmed COVID-19 case (Read more) ... - Flights from major airports in Hainan are returning to normal as the epidemic-stricken island and destination cities take effective measures to help stranded tourists return home as soon as possible (Read more) ... - Beijing reports 1 new local confirmed COVID-19 case.

Xi Jinping Trends Online amid Coup Rumours, Cancelled Flights

This Day 25 Sep 2022
Beijing Capital Airport’s website does show that several flights out of China’s capital have been canceled; but many others are still scheduled or already landed ... It is not confirmed when or where it was filmed, or that the convoy is heading into Beijing as part of a military coup.

Internet rumours of Xi Jinping removed in coup, no official word from Beijing

The Times of India 25 Sep 2022
... Beijing on September 16 ... Twitter posts claimed Beijing airport had cancelled 6,000 international and domestic flights and that ticket sales for high-speed rail and high-speed trains themselves had been stopped. Other tweets described vehicles moving towards Beijing on September 22.

Is Xi Jinping missing? Rumours of military coup in China explained

Hindustan Times 25 Sep 2022
Reports of fewer passenger flights in and out of Beijing were also shared across social media in addition to claims that all trains and buses have been cancelled. Beijing Capital International Airport's website, however, showed that some flights were cancelled, several others were scheduled, slightly delayed, or had already landed.

Explained: President Xi missing? What has stoked rumours of military coup in China

The Times of India 25 Sep 2022
NEW DELHI ... Some Twitter posts claimed that Xi was placed under house arrest as soon as he landed in Beijing on September 16 ... Other tweets claimed that Beijing airport had cancelled 6,000 international and domestic flights, and that high-speed train ticket sales had also been stopped ... Xi was in Beijing in 1953 ... He joined the Communist Party in 1974 ... .

China in the Age of Surveillance

Quillette 25 Sep 2022
On April 3rd, 2011, the Chinese artist and outspoken dissident Ai Weiwei was apprehended by a large crowd of police at an airport in Beijing ... after his release, Ai rigged up four surveillance cameras outside his Beijing home in apparent mockery ... COVID-19 has proved a blessing for Beijing.
photo: AP / Ng Han Guan
In this Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping is displayed on a screen as Type 99A2 Chinese battle tanks take part in a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender during World War II held in front of Tiananmen Gate in Beijing.

Is Chinese President Xi Jinping under house arrest?

India TV 24 Sep 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping is currently under house arrest, several media reports claimed on Saturday, adding that the capital Beijing is currently under army control ... Army convoys leading to Beijing? ... The convoy allegedly started from� Huanlai County near Beijing, ending in the city of Zhangjiakou.� Xi detained at the airport.

No Visible Police Presence Reported in Beijing Amid Coup Plot Rumors

Urdu Point 24 Sep 2022
There was no visible security presence in Beijing on Saturday, a week before China ... It is possible to travel to and from Beijing ... Hundreds of air flights to and from Beijing's airports have been cut, down from the reported thousands.

China on Taiwan: 'External interference' won't be tolerated

TDN 24 Sep 2022
He said Beijing would “take the most forceful steps to oppose external interference.” ... House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, markedly ratcheted up tensions between Washington and Beijing ... members continue to have diplomatic relations with Taipei rather than Beijing.

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