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China’s Plans for Global Dominance Include Supplanting the United States’ Leadership Position

Anyone who doubts whether the world is once again immersed in great power competition should read the 2019 China Military Power Report released today by the Defense Intelligence Agency. The 140-page booklet explains China’s strategy and its efforts to supplant the United States and impose its rules on the international order. In a preface to the report, Army Lt. Gen. ...

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China’s Top Economic Official Is Coming To The US In Hopes Of Ending Trump’s Tariff War

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is officially set to visit the United States to help negotiate an end to the long-lasting trade war between both countries. Liu has accepted an invitation to visit Washington, D.C., on January 30 and 31, where he will speak with both U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. As China’s top economic ...

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US-China Truce Improves Ratings in Forex Markets

The US forex market jumped Tuesday on hopes of a truce between the United States and the Republic of China. Furthermore, the presidential assurances that he won’t impose a national emergency helped calm the situation. The market was cautious as everyone was expecting president trump to invoke his executive powers and order the construction of a border wall, even as ...

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US Nemesis Huawei Faces Scrutiny After Poland Charges One Of Its Execs With Espionage

Polish authorities arrested and charged a Huawei executive and former Polish government official with espionage, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The arrest deals a brutal blow to the Chinese company. News of the arrest comes amid speculation that Beijing is using Huawei to spy on U.S. companies as they build out the world’s next generation of mobile-telecom networks. The ...

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The Next Phase Of The US-China Trade Negotiations Begins

One tumultuous chapter of trade deliberations between the U.S. and China has ended, with both sides now hopeful that a far-reaching deal can be made before an imminent tariff deadline. Negotiations between U.S. and Chinese trade officials, which began Monday in the Commerce Ministry in Beijing, finally concluded on Wednesday as both sides sought to inch closer to an understanding ...

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China Still Arresting Canadians For Their Standing With The US

Canadian lawmakers revealed Monday that of the 13 Canadians detained in China since December, many have not been told what charges they face. Canada is demanding China release two of its citizens, former diplomat Michael Kovrig and entrepreneur Michael Spavor. The two were detained in the communist country after Canada arrested Huawei Technologies CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver in early ...

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Apple Blames China’s Floundering Economy For Recent Dwindling Holiday Revenue

Apple issued a rare earnings warning Wednesday after the iPhone makers claimed China’s recent economic downturn caused the company’s revenue stream to dip lower than expected over the Christmas holiday. CEO Tim Cook blamed slow iPhone sales over the holiday on China’s recent economic downturn. Most of the unforeseen drop in sales revenue is a result of economic deceleration in ...

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Here Are The Wacky Phrases China Censored In 2018

The Chinese government and some Chinese companies increased censorship in 2018 as the amount of technology available to the Chinese people grew, and some of the phrases that were banned in 2018 are surprising. Even private chats on messaging app WeChat were censored as problematic phrases stopped users’ messages from sending, reported The Guardian. WeChat issued a statement vowing a “clean-up ...

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Trump Rounds Up Allies To Aggressively Challenge China for Stealing Technology

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The United States and a score of other western allies joined together Thursday to blame China for a more than decade-long effort to gobble up trade secrets and technology from a dozen countries. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin blocked a proposal to impose sanctions on Chinese agents implicated in hackings, The Washington Post reported, citing anonymous sources. Mnuchin blocked the measure ...

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Google’s Secret Chinese Censorship Project Effectively Ends After Employees Revolted

Google abandoned a program aimed at developing a censored search engine for China after employees complained that the plan was not being publicly disclosed, The Intercept reported Monday night. The internal fighting has effectively ended work on the so-called Dragonfly, a search engine the company was creating to comport with China’s censorship laws, the report notes, citing two unnamed sources. CEO Sundar Pichai ...

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China Bans World’s Most Popular Video Games

The Chinese government reportedly banned or penalized 20 popular video games Wednesday, with industry giants like Fortnite and World of Warcraft among them. China’s Online Games Ethics Committee (OGEC) reportedly began evaluating a list of 20 games in early December, requesting that 11 make changes before being sold in China and outright banning nine more, according to Business Insider. A ...

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China is Negotiating With Trump From a Position Of Weakness and it’s Changing Beijing’s Approach

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China’s economic downturn is forcing the typically-abrasive nation to tread lightly as it continues trade negotiations with the Trump administration. The arrest of Meng Wanzhou — an executive at a major Chinese tech company and daughter of one of the most respected businessmen in the country — earlier in December brought the prospect of a new low between U.S.-China relations. U.S. ...

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Boeing Cancels Controversial Satellite Order Funded By China

Two Americans wanted to create a satellite in an effort to increase internet access in Africa, but their project quickly turned over into the hands of the Chinese government. Boeing, who was hired to build the satellite and knew of the Chinese government’s involvement in the project, reportedly announced Thursday it was cancelling the order. Boeing cited default for nonpayment, calling ...

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China Furious After US Asks Canada To Arrest Chinese Telecom Exec

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The Chinese Embassy in Canada released a furious statement Thursday after Canada arrested a Chinese tech giant executive at the behest of a U.S. extradition request. The U.S. submitted an extradition request for chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou of the Chinese telecom giant Huawei after the company was deemed a national security threat. Meng was in Canada at the time and ...

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