China is doubling down on its territorial claims and that’s causing conflict across Asia

Since taking power in 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping has helped cement China’s position as a global superpower — and pushed forward an aggressive foreign policy, making bolder moves in several key flashpoints across Asia. CNN.com – RSS Channel – … Read more…

China unlikely to approve Oracle and Walmart’s TikTok deal, state media says

TikTok’s proposed US partnership with Oracle and Walmart is unlikely to win approval in Beijing, Chinese state media says. China’s state-run Global Times newspaper published an editorial late Monday saying the deal to keep the video-sharing app alive in America … Read more…

‘Tenet’ Tops $250M WW, Takes Japan By Storm; ‘Mulan’s Uphill Battle Continues In China – International Box Office

Refresh for latest…: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet handily passed $ 200M overseas this weekend with a $ 25M offshore frame to bring the overseas box office to $ 214M. Including domestic, the global cume is now $ 250.1M. Boosting play overseas, … Read more…

China Injects Hundreds of Thousands With Experimental Covid-19 Vaccines

A Chinese pharmaceutical company administered two vaccine candidates under an emergency-use condition approved by Beijing in July. Western counterparts have warned against mass vaccinations before rigorous scientific studies are complete. WSJ.com: World News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click … Read more…

Fearing Hong Kong’s Fate, Taiwan Moves to Bolster Its Military Against China

Beijing’s crushing of pro-democracy forces in Hong Kong has deepened Taiwanese fear and resentment of China’s Communist Party, injecting new energy into the island democracy’s efforts to build up its military defenses. WSJ.com: World News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

China under renewed scrutiny amid reported Uighur infanticide, forced abortions

The State Department is reiterating its criticism of the Chinese government amid a Uighur obstetrician’s allegation that Xinjiang hospitals are committing infanticide and forced abortions to maintain family planning limits. “We are extremely concerned by reports of forced abortions and … Read more…

U.S. Executives Who Left China Amid Pandemic Are Stuck Abroad—and May Never Return

Thousands of China-based U.S. and other foreign business executives remain stranded outside the country due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions, leading some to give up hope of returning and posing operational challenges for their companies. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: … Read more…

Officials agree China, Russia want to hack U.S. elections; differ on gravity of the threat

Washington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Intelligence community’s top election official: China and Iran don’t want Trump to win reelection, Russia working against Biden

The nation’s top election official in the intelligence community said in a statement Friday that China “prefers” an outcome where President Donald Trump is not reelected in November and Russia is working to denigrate former Vice President Joe Biden’s White … Read more…

‘Interstellar’ Reissue Jolts China With Biggest Single-Day Gross Since Cinemas Reopened – International Box Office

SUNDAY UPDATE: As expected, Warner Bros’ re-release of Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar had a blast in China on Sunday, grossing $ 2.85M. That gives the 2014 saga bragging rights to the Middle Kingdom’s biggest single day and highest ‘opening’ day gross … Read more…

U.S. Warns Russia, China and Iran Are Trying to Interfere in the Election. Democrats Say It’s Far Worse.

The government statement was short on details, reminiscent of the vague warnings in 2016 that, in retrospect, failed to seize the attention of officials and voters before the last presidential election. NYT > U.S. > Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click … Read more…

Gordon Chang reacts to Houston consulate order: China is ‘deliberately stoking racial tensions’

China is stoking racial tensions in the United States, Fox News Asia analyst Gordon Chang stated Wednesday. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

China vows retaliation after U.S. ordered its Houston consulate closed within 72 hours

The U.S. State Department said in a statement that the closure was to protect American intellectual property and private information.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Set for China Debut, Following ‘Zootopia,’ ‘Big Hero 6’ Re-Releases

Paramount Pictures’ “Sonic the Hedgehog” will finally debut on the big screen in China on July 31, becoming the headliner for the second weekend of business for newly reopened cinemas. The film will compete for audience attention with two other … Read more…

Hong Kong Teachers Fired and Afraid as China Targets Liberal Thinkers

Hong Kong teachers who backed antigovernment protests are being reprimanded and, in some cases, fired as China’s Communist Party moves to stamp out dissent. Observers fear the city’s tradition of liberal-education thinking will be supplanted by Chinese-style suppression of political … Read more…

‘They could have stopped the plague’: Trump says China trade deal unlikely after coronavirus

President Trump said Friday that brokering a trade deal with China is unlikely due to its botched handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “I don’t think about it now,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One. “The relationship with China has … Read more…