China arrests a man, Yang Qingpei, for killing his parents and then killing 17 neighbors in an attempt to cover up his crime in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan Province.
The United Nations announces that the conference of the parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity initially scheduled to take place in Kunming, China, later this year will be moved to Montreal, Canada, due to logistical complications caused by China's Zero-COVID policy.
The United States is investigating a leak at the Taishan Power Plant, in Taishan, Guangdong, China, which is partially owned by EDF. The French firm ruled out the possibility of an accident, saying the radiation levels were within the limit.
China says Chinese passengers flying from the Chinese cities of Nanchang, Kunming, and Chongqing, will be allowed to stop at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport before flying to a third destination. Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou applauded this step toward normalizing relations between the two states. Taiwan's opposition party expressed concern that Beijing is trying to interfere with the country's January 16, 2016, presidential and legislative elections.