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    Loading the player... Lawyers for TikTok pleaded with a U.S. federal judge on Sunday to delay the Trump Administration’s ban of the popular video sharing program from app stores set to take effect at the end of the day, arguing the move would infringe on First Amendment rights and do irreparable harm to the...
    NEW YORK - Lawyers for TikTok pleaded with a U.S. federal judge on Sunday to delay the Trump administration's ban of the popular video sharing program from app stores set to take effect at the end of the day, arguing the move would infringe on First Amendment rights and do irreparable harm to the...
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said levels of happiness among all ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang are rising and that China plans to keep teaching its residents a "correct" outlook on China, Xinhua news agency reported late on Saturday. China has come under scrutiny over its treatment of Uighur Muslims...
    BEIJING (AP) — The remains of 117 Chinese soldiers who died in the 1950-53 Korean War were returned to China on Sunday in an annual repatriation delayed this year by the coronavirus outbreak. South Korea handed over the remains at a ceremony at Incheon airport outside Seoul, and a Chinese military transport plane flew them...
    Software giant Oracle’s on-again, off-again deal to save short-video app TikTok from a White House ban has been called many things in the weeks since it was proposed. It’s been called “geopolitical” because the deal is now being negotiated at the highest levels of government in China, where its parent company is based; and in...
    Hong Kong (CNN Business)The race to keep TikTok operating in the United States has turned into a saga of intricate dealmaking and political flattery. It's exactly the kind of scenario that's already par for the course for American companies that want to do business in China (and for those, like Facebook (FB) and Google (GOOGL),...
    TOKYO (Reuters) - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi may visit Japan as early as October for talks with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, public broadcaster NHK reported. The visit would come after Suga on Friday held talks on the phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The two leaders agreed to...
    (CNN)Since taking power in 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping has helped cement China's position as a global superpower -- and pushed forward an aggressive foreign policy, making bolder moves in several key flashpoints across Asia. From the South China Sea to the Himalayan Sino-Indian border, and even in one of its own cities, China has...
    Netflix is justifying its decision to partner with Chinese novelist Liu Cixin after a group of Republican senators led by Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) demanded the streamer explain why it would do business with someone who has defended China’s abusive treatment of Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang. In a letter this week, the senators questioned why Netflix is...
    CHINA may have carried out a massive disinformation campaign to encourage the world to go into lockdown, an American lawyer has claimed. Michael Senger suggested the Communist Party promoted nationwide shutdowns in a bid to "cripple rival economies" amid the coronavirus pandemic. 8China has been accused of attempting to spread disinformation on the virusCredit:...
    BEIJING — After the first shot, he had no reaction. But Kan Chai felt woozy following the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in China. “When I was driving on the road, I suddenly felt a bit dizzy, as if I was driving drunk,” the popular writer and columnist recounted in a...
    A former chief of counterintelligence with the CIA is warning the Chinese government has accelerated its spy recruitment efforts — and is targeting New York City. According to the New York Post, ex-CIA insider James Olson "conservatively" estimates China has more than 100 intelligence officers operating in New York City at any given time. "Their...
    Trump to announce Supreme Court pick NFL reminds team personnel to wear their masks Netflix faces criticism over Game of Thrones showrunners Three-Body Problem series Netflix has come under fire from Republican lawmakers for greenlighting an adaptation of Chinese author Liu Cixin's The Three-Body Problem trilogy. On Wednesday, five senators sent a letter to Ted...
    The US Commerce Department has added China’s largest chipmaker, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), to its entity list, after it determined there an “unacceptable risk” that equipment SMIC received could be used for military purposes, Reuters reported. The move blocks US computer chip companies from exporting technology to SMIC without an export license. SMIC is...
    In a virtual speech at the 75th annual U.N. General Assembly on Friday, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison praised the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) for establishing an independent panel to investigate the true origins of the Chinese coronavirus, which he said Australia had “strongly advocated for.” “I’m pleased that the W.H.O. has established an independent...
    New York City is “under assault like never before.” That’s according to James M. Olson, former chief of counterintelligence with the CIA, who told The Post that the Chinese government has accelerated its spy recruitment efforts. He “conservatively” estimated that China has more than 100 intelligence officers operating in the city at any given time....
    U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged full support Saturday for the embattled World Health Organization and promised additional funding -- undercutting the U.S. decision to withdraw from the body earlier this year. Johnson used a pre-recorded speech to the United Nations General Assembly to praise Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and promise a 30 percent increase in U.K. contributions -- with only a...
    ROME — The Vatican’s secretary of state and foreign minister will join U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for a high-level symposium on international religious freedom on September 30. The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See announced the meeting Saturday, as well as the participation of Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Archbishop Paul Gallagher, who together...
    The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has allegedly torn down around 16,000 mosques in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang, an Australian think tank said in a report published on Thursday. In 2017, the CCP cracked down on Xinjiang’s native ethnic Uyghurs, long oppressed in the region by the ruling ethnic Han Chinese. The Communist Party began...
    New York City is “under assault like never before.” That’s according to James M. Olson, former chief of counterintelligence with the CIA, who told The Post that the Chinese government has accelerated its spy recruitment efforts. He “conservatively” estimated that China has more than 100 intelligence officers operating in the city at any given time....
    SHANGHAI/WASHINGTON — The United States government has imposed restrictions on exports to China's biggest silicon chip maker after concluding there is an "unacceptable risk" that equipment supplied to it could be used for military purposes.   Suppliers of certain equipment to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) will now have to apply for individual export licenses,...
    China, which has largely eradicated the disease, should take action to prevent it from recurring, a Chinese health official said on Friday. But an external expert questioned the need for emergency use when the virus was not spreading in the country where it was first detected. So far it is not clear who or how...
    The Department didn’t directly comment on SMIC, but told Reuters it was “constantly monitoring and assessing” possible threats to US security and foreign policy. SMIC, meanwhile, appeared to have been caught by surprise. A spokesperson said the chip giant hadn’t received any official word of restrictions and reiterated denials of any military link. The company...
    Breonna Taylor case: Family attorney is not giving up on murder or manslaughter charges for officers involved An angry woman wrecked the wine display at a supermarket after being asked to follow COVID-19 one-way system Chinese electric car start-up Xpeng shows off new flying vehicle The electric automaker revealed Saturday at the Beijing...
    (Reuters) - Netflix Inc , in a response to U.S. senators' concerns over the company's plans to adapt a Chinese science-fiction book trilogy, said on Friday it did not agree with the Chinese author's views on the Chinese government's treatment of Uighur Muslims. Five Republican U.S. senators urged Netflix this week to reconsider plans...
    By Ben Blanchard KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen visited a low-key but critical maintenance base for fighter jet engines on Saturday, offering encouragement as the Chinese-claimed island's armed forces strain in the face of repeated Chinese air force incursions. This month alone, China's drills have included its jets crossing the mid-line of...
    NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty HONG KONG—As Trump and China hawks lock horns with Beijing on TikTok, trade, and Huawei, the Chinese Communist Party and its leader Xi Jinping are threatening to target U.S. companies with similar nationalistic bans—and signalling to Chinese firms at home that they expect total loyalty. Private Chinese companies that have...
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry denied claims from an Australian think-tank that it had destroyed thousands of mosques in its western Xinjiang region, and said there are over 24,000 mosques there, "more mosques per capita than many Muslim countries." The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) had released a report on Thursday which estimated that...
    HONG KONG—As Trump and China hawks lock horns with Beijing on TikTok, trade, and Huawei, the Chinese Communist Party and its leader Xi Jinping are threatening to target U.S. companies with similar nationalistic bans—and signalling to Chinese firms at home that they expect total loyalty. Private Chinese companies that have managed to establish a foothold...
    Researchers have determined that the lunar surface is highly radioactive due to a combination of factors. The surface of the Moon is about two to three times more radiant than the International Space Station and 1,000 times more radiant than the Earth’s surface. Data were collected by a Chinese mission that landed...
    Australia has continued to voice its demand that the international community learn the origins of the novel coronavirus. The disease, which was first discovered in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has infected over 32 million people across the globe and claimed close to one million lives. According to Financial Review, Prime Minister Scott Morrison made...
    By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Ford, Nissan and BMW unveiled new electric models for the Chinese market on Saturday as the Beijing auto show opened under anti-virus controls that included holding news conferences by international video link. Automakers are looking to China, the first major economy to start recovering from the...
    BEIJING – Ford, Nissan and BMW unveiled new electric models for the Chinese market on Saturday as the Beijing auto show opened under anti-virus controls that included holding news conferences by international video link. Automakers are looking to China, the first major economy to start recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, to drive sales growth and...
    President Donald Trump’s deputies at the departments of state and homeland security are offering a huge giveaway to at least 300,000 foreign visa workers and their Fortune 500 employers just before the November election. “This is the news that a lot of people have been waiting for a long time,” Greg Siskind, an immigration lawyer...
    About 3,500 U.S. companies, including Tesla Inc., Ford Motor Co., Target Corp., Walgreen Co. and Home Depot, have sued the Trump administration in the last two weeks over the imposition of tariffs on more than $300 billion in Chinese-made goods.  The lawsuits, filed in the U.S. Court of International Trade, named U.S. Trade Representative Robert...
    China is expanding its detention centers to hold Muslim minorities in its western region of Xinjiang, according to an Australian think tank. An investigation by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute identified and mapped out over 380 sites across Xinjiang, including re-education camps, detention centers, and prisons that have been newly built or expanded since...
    By Marco Aquino LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's Navy on Friday was carefully watching a fleet of around 250 Chinese fishing vessels that had sailed just outside the Andean country's waters, angering the domestic fishing industry and sparking a Twitter war between Washington and Beijing. The fleet, previously fishing for giant squid near the Galapagos Islands...
    WeWork has sold a majority stake in its China business to a private-equity firm in the troubled office-sharing startup’s latest effort to cut costs. The deal announced Thursday will hand control of the unit to Trustbridge Partners, which led a new $200 million investment for WeWork China. Trustbridge operating partner Michael Jiang will lead...
    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - About 3,500 U.S. companies, including Tesla Inc , Ford Motor Co , Target Corp , Walgreen Co and Home Depot have sued the Trump administration in the last two weeks over the imposition of tariffs on more than $300 billion in Chinese-made goods. The suits, filed in the...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP) — The Justice Department is asking a federal judge in San Francisco to suspend a ruling allowing the WeChat messaging app to continue to operate in the U.S. while the government files an appeal. Last week the U.S. Commerce Department moved to ban WeChat from U.S. app stores but on Saturday,...
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Future moon explorers will be bombarded with two to three times more radiation than astronauts aboard the International Space Station, a health hazard that will require thick-walled shelters for protection, scientists reported Friday. China’s lander on the far side of the moon is providing the first full measurements of radiation...