Category: China

biden-expected-to-be-tougher-on-china-than-previous-democratic-administrations
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Jan
2021

Biden Expected To Be Tougher On China Than Previous Democratic AdministrationsBiden Expected To Be Tougher On China Than Previous Democratic Administrations

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to be tougher on China than previous Democratic administrations. However, it’s unclear if Biden will have the stomach to duke it out with China in the way President Donald Trump has for the past four years. “It’s going to be a mixture of more cooperation with targeted competition in certain […]

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Jan
2021

Xi Jinping Asks Starbucks’ Howard Schultz for Help with US RelationsXi Jinping Asks Starbucks’ Howard Schultz for Help with US Relations

January 15, 2021 6:37 PM ET Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a letter Friday to former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to ask for help with US-China relations. The letter was announced by the Chinese state-run media outlet Xinhua, according to a report by the Associated Press (AP). Direct communication between the Chinese leader and an […]

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Jan
2021

US Punishes Several Hong Kong Officials In Response To Mass ArrestsUS Punishes Several Hong Kong Officials In Response To Mass Arrests

January 15, 2021 3:49 PM ET The United States has placed new financial sanctions on several Hong Kong officials in response to pro-democracy crackdowns earlier this month under a new law. The Department of State announced on Friday that it would place financial restrictions on six Hong Kong officials following a massive crackdown against pro-democracy […]

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study-seems-to-show-chinese-covid-19-vaccine-only-50%-effective,-prompting-clarification-from-china
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Jan
2021

Study Seems To Show Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Only 50% Effective, Prompting Clarification From ChinaStudy Seems To Show Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Only 50% Effective, Prompting Clarification From China

January 13, 2021 3:27 PM ET Brazil’s Butantan Institute released numbers calling into question the efficacy of China’s CoronaVac vaccine Wednesday, prompting China to respond in order to clarify the numbers.  Butantan is in final-stage trials for CoronaVac, a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s SinoVac, and submitted results to Brazilian regulators Tuesday declaring an efficacy […]

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Jan
2021

DHS Issues New Ban On Tomato And Cotton Imports From Xinjiang To Combat Chinese Slave Labor  DHS Issues New Ban On Tomato And Cotton Imports From Xinjiang To Combat Chinese Slave Labor  

The U.S. will ban imports of cotton and tomato products from the Xinjiang region of China in an effort to eliminate slave labor from domestic supply chains, the Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday. An ongoing investigation found that forced labor is being used in the Xinjiang Province of China where the Chinese government has […]

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Jan
2021

Woman Charged For Plans To Smuggle Chinese Nationals Into US For Financial GainWoman Charged For Plans To Smuggle Chinese Nationals Into US For Financial Gain

A Nevada woman was arrested and charged in connection with a scheme spanning several years to commit fraud and launder money to smuggle Chinese nationals into the U.S, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Haiyan Liao, 43, was charged with conspiracy to commit visa fraud, money laundering conspiracy and to illegally smuggle Chinese nationals into […]

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why-aren’t-we-talking-more-about-china’s-‘gain-of-function’-coronavirus-research?
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Jan
2021

Why Aren’t We Talking More About China’s ‘Gain Of Function’ Coronavirus Research?Why Aren’t We Talking More About China’s ‘Gain Of Function’ Coronavirus Research?

More than a year since its beginning, the true origin of the COVID-19 pandemic is still unknown, but investigations into the matter have uncovered new questions about a scientific practice known as “gain-of-function” research.  Most of the scientific community still contends that the novel coronavirus wreaking havoc on the world is of natural origin. Others […]

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chinese-spokesperson-accuses-pompeo-of-‘lying-diplomacy,’-says-he-has-tarnished-us-reputation
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Jan
2021

Chinese Spokesperson Accuses Pompeo Of ‘Lying Diplomacy,’ Says He Has Tarnished US ReputationChinese Spokesperson Accuses Pompeo Of ‘Lying Diplomacy,’ Says He Has Tarnished US Reputation

A Chinese spokesperson said that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s legacy would be “lying diplomacy” in a tweet posted Monday. “@SecPompeo’s biggest legacy is nothing but ‘lying diplomacy.’ The damage he caused to U.S. foreign relations, credibility & reputation is greater than any previous U.S. administration,” the tweet said. .@SecPompeo‘s biggest legacy is nothing but […]

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report:-joe-biden-inaugural-committee-to-refund-donation-from-former-democratic-senator-allegedly-linked-to-chinese-internment-of-muslims
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Jan
2021

REPORT: Joe Biden Inaugural Committee To Refund Donation From Former Democratic Senator Allegedly Linked To Chinese Internment Of MuslimsREPORT: Joe Biden Inaugural Committee To Refund Donation From Former Democratic Senator Allegedly Linked To Chinese Internment Of Muslims

President-elect Joe Biden’s inaugural committee will reportedly refund a $500 donation from former California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer after she registered as a foreign agent for a Chinese surveillance company that produces equipment linked to the internment of Uighur Muslims, Axios reported. Boxer registered as a foreign agent for Hikvision USA, the American subsidiary of […]

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