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Politics 2020-05-24T14:08:00Z

Boris Johnson is set to shrink Huawei's role in building Britain's 5g network in a victory for the Trump administration

Boris Johnson is expected to reduce the Chinese firm's role in developing UK 5g amid a growing rebellion from his own Conservative MPs.
News 2020-05-24T12:33:51Z

The theory pushed by Trump that the coronavirus began at a laboratory in Wuhan is 'pure fabrication,' according to the lab's director

The Trump administration has pushed the theory that the coronavirus originated in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.
News 2020-05-24T09:36:22Z

Defiant protesters chanting 'liberate Hong Kong' flood the streets to oppose China's grab for control

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse thousands protesting on Sunday, against Beijing's plan to directly impose security laws.
Science 2020-05-23T18:46:00Z

China reported no new coronavirus cases while Latin America becomes a new hotspot

Latin America is the latest epicenter of the virus, as surges were recorded around the world as countries weighed easing lockdown measures.

China's coronavirus propaganda campaign is hitting a snag

China wants to use the coronavirus pandemic to portray itself as not only confident and and reliable.
Military & Defense 2020-05-23T15:44:06Z

'Ripe for a showdown': As Iranian tankers close in, the stakes are rising in Venezuela

The US is gearing up for "great-power competition," and rivals are making sure that Venezuela will be a venue for it.
Retail 2020-05-23T13:52:00Z

Popeyes just launched its first store in China, and photos show how not even a pandemic can keep a horde of fans from their chicken sandwich

Any international brand dreams of carving out a piece of China's massive market for itself, and Popeyes is well on its way to doing so.
Opinion 2020-05-23T13:06:00Z

Shortages of key goods during the coronavirus pandemic revealed America's dangerous dependence on foreign countries.

The pandemic exposed the dangers of US companies relying on global suppliers. Congress needs to address the problem before the threat gets worse.
News 2020-05-22T16:28:54Z

Hong Kong activists are begging German Chancellor Angela Merkel not to sacrifice the country's values ??to please China

China is introducing a new law to gain more control over Hong Kong, which critics fear will end the Special Administrative Region's independence.
Markets 2020-05-22T12:36:30Z

Oil slips 9% as China's economic recovery looks shakier than hoped

China didn't set a target for 2020 annual growth this year, the first time in decades the country has forgone the practice.
Markets 2020-05-22T12:20:00Z

Global stocks dive after China sets up a fresh showdown with Trump and shocks investors by announcing a new Hong Kong security law

China's ruling Communist Party has tabled a motion to ban "treason, secession, sedition and subversion," which could challenge Hong Kong law.
Markets 2020-05-22T12:05:00Z

China ditches its annual growth target for the first time as the coronavirus hammers the world's 2nd-largest economy

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also pledged to impose controversial new national-security laws for Hong Kong and Macau through "enforcement mechanisms."
Politics 2020-05-22T11:42:31Z

After an initial defeat by Hong Kong's army of protesters, China has begun its revenge

A new proposal would increase China's national security presence in Hong Kong and give more power to law enforcement.

The US is planning to build a satellite network to track hypersonic weapons from Russia and China

The US aims to have hundreds of interconnected satellites operating in low-Earth orbit to keep track of its rivals' activity.
News 2020-05-21T15:40:00Z

Countries around the world are reopening — here's our constantly updated list of how they're doing it and who remains under lockdown

China, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, and Spain had implemented mass quarantines to slow the coronavirus spread.
Opinion 2020-05-21T14:46:54Z

It's a perfect storm of stupid in the stock market right now

New investors are storming an erratic, uncertain market while all of planet Earth is desperate for a pharmaceutical breakthrough. What could go wrong?
Markets 2020-05-21T14:25:08Z

Baidu considers delisting from Nasdaq to increase its valuation as pressure ramps up from Congress

Cofounder and CEO Robin Li told the China Daily on Thursday that the company is paying close attention to the tighter regulatory scrutiny.

China's aggression during the pandemic has little to do with the coronavirus

The reality is that China had been engaging in precisely the same types of pressure tactics against these states and others for years.
News 2020-05-21T11:30:49Z

Wuhan has banned eating wild animals and nearby provinces are offering farmers cash to stop breeding exotic livestock

China's fur trade will continue, though, and farmers can still raise wild animals for medicine, entertainment, or research.
Markets 2020-05-21T11:12:26Z

Global stocks slip after Trump accuses China of a 'disinformation and propaganda attack'

The president tweeted that the country's campaign against the US and Europe was a "disgrace."
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