China in Focus (June 29): Three Gorges Dam Discharged, Leaked Document Shows

June 29, 2020 Updated: June 30, 2020

Amid the Three Gorges Dam’s fast-rising water levels, speculation is building among locals that the dam has discharged water downstream. Based on an internal document obtained by NTD, local authorities ordered workers at the dam to release water downstream on Sunday evening.

As another Chinese county goes into lockdown, 400,000 people are facing quarantine. Despite few reported virus cases, the county is adopting the same measures that the pandemic epicenter of Wuhan used when the virus first hit.

A Chinese farmer is suddenly told he has lost legitimate ownership of his land. The farmer and his family have been farming there for four generations over the past 60 years.

Contradictory virus numbers are coming out of China’s capital. That’s as one hospital reports more virus cases than all of Beijing combined.

Shares for one Chinese company listed in Nasdaq plunged over 20 percent, after some of the gold it used to obtain loans turned out to be fake.

The situation between the United States and the Chinese regime is still tense. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports that Beijing quietly warned the Trump administration not to cross a line on issues it considers “off limits.” Beijing warned there would be retaliation, particularly in regards to the Phase One trade deal.

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