Tag Archives: China

Twitter and Facebook Barred Trump. China Is on His Side.

Twitter and Facebook Barred Trump. China Is on His Side.

Twitter and Facebook Barred Trump. China Is on His Side. Twitter and Facebook Barred Trump. China Is on His Side. After Twitter and Facebook kicked President Trump off their platforms, and his supporters began comparing his social media muzzling to Chinese censorship, the president won support from an unexpected source: China. “Legally he’s still the president. This is a coup,” …

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China Takes the Lead in Demand for Swiss Watches

China Takes the Lead in Demand for Swiss Watches

China Takes the Lead in Demand for Swiss Watches China Takes the Lead in Demand for Swiss Watches As 2021 begins, the Swiss watch industry is navigating a new and unfamiliar retail landscape: For the first time, China is the world’s largest market for its products. China’s almost 1.4 billion residents have been the biggest buyers of luxury watches for …

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W.H.O. Team Finally Lands in China to Begin Tracing Coronavirus

W.H.O. Team Finally Lands in China to Begin Tracing Coronavirus

W.H.O. Team Finally Lands in China to Begin Tracing Coronavirus W.H.O. Team Finally Lands in China to Begin Tracing Coronavirus More than a year after a new coronavirus first emerged in China, a team of experts from the World Health Organization finally arrived on Thursday in the central city of Wuhan to begin hunting for its source. The investigation by …

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China Places Over 22 Million on Lockdown Amid New Covid Wave

China Places Over 22 Million on Lockdown Amid New Covid Wave

China Places Over 22 Million on Lockdown Amid New Covid Wave China Places Over 22 Million on Lockdown Amid New Covid Wave When a handful of new coronavirus cases materialized this month in a province surrounding Beijing — apparently spread at a village wedding party — the Chinese authorities bolted into action. They locked down two cities with more than …

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Taiwan New Passport Shrinks ‘Republic of China’

Taiwan New Passport Shrinks 'Republic of China'

Taiwan New Passport Shrinks ‘Republic of China’ Taiwan New Passport Shrinks ‘Republic of China’ Taiwan on Monday released a new passport that puts a diplomatic spin on the concept of social distancing amid the pandemic. The self-governing island’s official name, Republic of China, has been downsized, though it remains on the cover in Chinese characters. The words “Taiwan Passport” appear …

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A Year After Wuhan, China Tells a Tale of Triumph (and No Mistakes)

A Year After Wuhan, China Tells a Tale of Triumph (and No Mistakes)

A Year After Wuhan, China Tells a Tale of Triumph (and No Mistakes) A Year After Wuhan, China Tells a Tale of Triumph (and No Mistakes) At a museum in Wuhan, China, a sprawling exhibition paints a stirring tale of how the city’s sacrifices in a brutal 76-day lockdown led to triumph over the coronavirus and, ultimately, rebirth. No costs …

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China Issues New Rules Aimed at Trump’s Sanctions

China Issues New Rules Aimed at Trump's Sanctions

China Issues New Rules Aimed at Trump’s Sanctions China Issues New Rules Aimed at Trump’s Sanctions China fired back at the Trump administration on Saturday with new rules that would punish global companies for complying with Washington’s tightening restrictions on doing business with Chinese companies. China’s Ministry of Commerce said that the rules, which went into effect immediately, were intended …

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China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests

China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests

China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests China Exerts a Heavier Hand in Hong Kong With Mass Arrests Legislators are “granted the right to disapprove budgets introduced by the government,” Civil Human Rights Front, a pro-democracy group, said. “Through the primary election, the candidates only exercised their rights to debate their political stance, and the electors …

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China Sentences Huarong’s Lai Xiaomin to Death

China Sentences Huarong's Lai Xiaomin to Death

China Sentences Huarong’s Lai Xiaomin to Death China Sentences Huarong’s Lai Xiaomin to Death The former chief of a big Chinese state lender was sentenced to death on Tuesday for bribery, corruption and bigamy, in a rare and dramatic example of Beijing’s use of capital punishment for economic crimes. Lai Xiaomin, the former chairman of Huarong Asset Management, was found …

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China Moves to Punish Lawyers Hired to Help Hong Kong Activists

China Moves to Punish Lawyers Hired to Help Hong Kong Activists

China Moves to Punish Lawyers Hired to Help Hong Kong Activists China Moves to Punish Lawyers Hired to Help Hong Kong Activists HONG KONG — The Chinese legal authorities have threatened to revoke the licenses of two lawyers hired to help a group of Hong Kong protesters who were arrested last year while trying to flee to Taiwan by speedboat. …

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