Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong. Read more here. ...
Helen Mukhina. Kyiv Post. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:16:41 +0000.
Hong Kong's local news website HK01 says the employee, identified as Simon Cheng, failed to return to the former British colony from the neighboring southern city of Shenzhen on August 9, where he had gone to attend a business meeting.
Voice of America. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:16:41 -0400.
Russia gets most of the attention when it comes to malicious use of social media by state actors. The protests in Hong Kong have made clear China is using the same playbook.
Emily Feng. NPR. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:07:00 -0400.
Defence Department rejects China-linked bid to mine iron ore near key weapons testing site, raising possibility of taxpayer funded buy back.
Richard Baker. Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:00:00 +1000.
The founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei has said he expects no relief from US export curbs due to the political climate in Washington, but expressed confidence the company will thrive because it is developing its own technology.
Irish Independent. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 08:14:27 +0100.
Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
Christopher Carbone. Fox News. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:39:48 GMT.
As political unrest affects the local currency, residents of Hong Kong are swapping their Hong Kong dollars for other currencies, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Newsmax. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:57:25 EDT.
The couple, of Terre Haute, Indiana, say that Chinese Children Adoption International did not inform them that the teenager had a 'long history of sexually abusing multiple children' while in China.
Daily Mail. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:42:03 GMT.
Importers are being advised that they have just weeks to renegotiate prices with their vendors if they want to minimise the impact of new tariffs on imports from China.
Just Style. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:58:00 GMT.
The Trump administration has removed some furniture items from additional 10% tariffs on Chinese goods set to go into effect in September and December according to reports on Friday. ...
Furniture Today Staff. Furniture Today. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:47:39 +0000.
China have called up Brazilian striker Elkeson for their first World Cup 2022 qualifying match against the Maldives next month. ...
By Steve Price, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:55:19 +0000.
Some see the public pronouncements as the latest examples of how celebrities and companies feel pressured to toe the line politically.
Voice of America. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 03:32:24 -0400.
Facts About China
The People's Republic of China is a socialist state located in central
and eastern Asia. Its capital city is Beijing; other major Chinese
cities include Shanghai, Tianjin, and Hong Kong. China's national
currency is the Renminbi Yuan, which equals 10 jiao or 100 fen.
In 2007, China's estimated population was 1,351,852,000.
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