China

Details Surface About Chinese Spy Who Worked For Sen. Feinstein
Feinstain
CBS-San Fransico | SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – New details emerged Wednesday about how a mole for the government of communist China managed to stay by Senator Dianne Feinstein’s side for nearly 20 years. It happened five years ago, but...
China Releases "Retaliation List" To US Tariffs, Will Levy Tariffs On $60BN In US Goods
China Trade
ZeroHedge | Just minutes after China appeared to offer Trump an olive branch in the trade wars, when as we reported moments ago it nuked Yuan shorts by hiking forward FX reserve requirements by 20% in the process effectively easing...
Here's Why Trump Is Hiking Chinese Tariffs To 25%
China
ZeroHedge | One of the cited reasons behind today's market slide which started in Asia and promptly swept the rest of the globe, is a belated appreciation of Tuesday's news that the Trump administration is now considering more...
"Worst Case Scenario" Looms As Chinese Overwhelmingly Ready To Boycott US Goods In Trade War
China
ZeroHedge | Despite soaring trade policy uncertainty and a collapsing yuan, "the equity market has largely looked through the marginal risk from tariffs", according to Goldman's David Kostin recently wrote: No clear relationship...
Inside the creepy and impressive startup funded by the Chinese government that is developing AI that can recognize anyone, anywhere
Facial Recognition
BusinessInsider | A computer system that can track and identify any face anywhere may sound like science fiction, but, in China, two such companies are barreling ahead at making such technology an everyday reality. The two startups,...
Lawmakers Pressure Google Over “Deeply Troubling” China Censorship Project
Google
TheIntercept | A bipartisan group of six U.S. senators is demanding that Google CEO Sundar Pichai explain the company’s plan to launch a censored version of its search engine in China. Since spring 2017, the internet giant has been...
China Forces All Religious Buildings to Fly Communist Flag
Breitbart | China’s state-run newspaper Global Times derided critics in the West Thursday for condemning a new initiative forcing all religious buildings to fly China’s red flag as a means to “enhance the concept of nation.” The...
Google Plans to Launch Censored Search Engine in China, Leaked Documents Reveal
TheIntercept | Google is planning to launch a censored version of its search engine in China that will blacklist websites and search terms about human rights, democracy, religion, and peaceful protest, The Intercept can reveal. The...
China vaccine scandal sparks fury, roils markets
Vaccines
Reuters | SHANGHAI, July 23 (Reuters) - A vaccine scandal in China, which has prompted angry reactions from citizens fed up with safety scares, is sending ripples across the local drug market and threatening Chinese ambitions to...
Trade Wars: Trump loads decisive volley against China
Cargo Ships
AFP | Washington (AFP) - Steep American tariffs on Chinese goods worth tens of billions of dollars are due to take effect at midnight Thursday, as US President Donald Trump fires the decisive salvo in a trade war between the...
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...
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...
China firm develops 'laser gun' for Police
AFP | Beijing (AFP) - A Chinese firm has developed a laser gun designed for police use that can set fire to protesters' hair or banners from a range of almost one kilometre. The general manager of the ZKZM fiber laser company...
China seeks AI ambulances and robot doctors
Ambulance
ChannelNewsAsia | HANGZHOU, China/SHANGHAI: In the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, an ambulance speeds through traffic on a wave of green lights, helped along by an artificial intelligence (AI) system and big data. The system, which...
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...