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Donald Trump Threatens New Tariffs on $200 Billion in China Imports
WSJ | WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump escalated a trade conflict with China Monday, asking his administration to identify a new list of $200 billion in Chinese goods that would be penalized with tariffs. The move followed...
Amazon Blasted Over China Echo Factory Conditions
Foxconn
Bloomberg | A watchdog group is calling on Amazon.com Inc. to improve conditions for factory workers in China who make Echo speakers and Kindle e-readers, renewing criticisms that CEO Jeff Bezos became the world’s wealthiest man on...
Muslims forced to drink alcohol and eat pork in China’s ‘re-education’ camps, former inmate claims
London Independent | Muslims were detained for re-education by China‘s government and made to eat pork and drink alcohol, according to a former internment camp inmate. Omir Bekali, one among perhaps a million people reportedly arrested and...
Two surgeons in China developing a method to transplant a human head
Surgery
CNBC | A jolt of electricity is delivered to a body with bolts attaching its head to its neck. It's a scene straight out of a horror movie, but it is eerily close to Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero and Chinese surgeon...
China Assigns Every Citizen A ‘Social Credit Score’ To Identify Who Is And Isn’t Trustworthy
CBS-NYC | BEIJING (CBSNewYork) — China is rolling out a high-tech plan to give all of its 1.4 billion citizens a personal score, based on how they behave. But there are consequences if a score gets too low, and for some that’s...
China’s air pollution reaches dangerous levels as scientists discover a chemical reaction that turns these gases into a “toxic cocktail”
Beijing
NaturalNews | (Natural News) With close to 1.4 billion inhabitants, China is the country with the single biggest population on the planet. It is also an incredibly industrialized and polluted country, and a recent study has found...
US hits China's ZTE with $1 billion penalty in deal to end crippling sanctions
CNBC | The U.S. has struck a deal with Chinese telecom giant ZTE to end crippling American sanctions, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Thursday. The department said the deal includes a $1 billion penalty against ZTE...
China vows to protect its interests from ‘reckless’ U.S. trade threats
Reuters | China lashed out on Wednesday at renewed threats from the White House on trade, warning that it was ready to fight back if Washington was looking for a trade war, days ahead of a planned visit by U.S. Commerce Secretary...
Pentagon Confirms Chinese Fired Lasers at U.S. Pilots
FreeBeacon | Chinese nationals fired lasers near a military base in east Africa against U.S. military aircraft in the region, injuring several pilots. Pentagon Press Secretary Dana White said the U.S. government made diplomatic...
Chinese Space Station Crashes Down To Watery Grave In South Pacific
ZeroHedge | China's nine-ton school bus-sized space station, Tiangong-1, has plummeted to a watery grave in the South Pacific ocean - and Michigan residents can come out of their bunkers.  UPDATE: #JFSCC confirmed #Tiangong1...
China Deploys "SkyNet" Facial Recognition, Can Compare 3 Billion Faces Per Second
China
ZeroHedge | China has rolled out an advanced facial recognition system over 16 provinces, cities and autonomous regions ominously called "SkyNet" for the "security and protection" of the country, reports Workers' Daily.    "The...
China is using AI and facial recognition to fine jaywalkers via text
China
FastCompany | Traffic authorities in the Chinese city of Shenzhen have teamed up with an AI firm named Intellifusion to carry out the rather dystopian policing, reports the South China Morning Post. Already traffic police in the...
FCC wants Chinese tech out of US phones, routers
Made in China
WashingtonExaminer | U.S. officials are discouraging U.S. telephone and internet companies from purchasing Chinese technology that could be used for surveillance, Federal Communications Commissioner Ajit Pai announced Monday. “Threats to...
Mysterious train sparks speculation of Kim visit to Beijing
MotorCade
AP | BEIJING (AP) — A mysterious armored train traveled from North Korea to Beijing and then headed back without revealing its key secret: Was Kim Jong Un on board? Speculation about a visit to Beijing by North Korea’s...
China imposing new tariffs on U.S. products in retaliation of Trump tariffs
President Xi
CBSNews | China says it's rolling out new tariffs on U.S. meat, fruit and other products as retaliation against taxes approved by President Trump on imported steel and aluminum. The Chinese finance ministry says in a statement...
Follow China's Doomed Satellite As It Crashes To Earth
ZeroHedge | China's out-of-control Tiangong-1 (translated as "Heavenly Palace") space station, carrying a "highly toxic" cargo, is expected to come crashing down to earth sometime on April 1st - however just where it will hit is...
Satellite Images Reveal "Massive Show Of Force" By 40 Chinese Warships, Aircraft Carrier
Ships
ZeroHedge | In what Reuters has dubbed a massive "show of force", dozens of Chinese warships have been observed on satellite imagery, exercising with an aircraft carrier and warplanes above the heavily-disputed South China Sea, as...
China Moves To Destroy US Dollar As They Launch The Gold-backed Petro-Yuan
Yuan
FreeThoughtProject | In a massive move against the global dominance of the U.S. dollar, China’s highly anticipated Petro-Yuan has been launched in Shanghai. With China being the world’s largest consumer of oil, this new currency is an...