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China-U.S. ties plunge further over Hong Kong sanctions

Asia Pacific / Politics Aug 8, 2020

China-U.S. ties plunge further over Hong Kong sanctions

China on Saturday slammed the United States for imposing "barbarous" sanctions in response to Beijing's crackdown in Hong Kong, capping a dramatic week of deteriorating relations between the world's two biggest economies. In the toughest U.S. action on Hong Kong since China imposed a sweeping ...

WeChat U.S. ban cuts off users link to families in China

Asia Pacific | FOCUS Aug 8, 2020

WeChat U.S. ban cuts off users link to families in China

U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on transactions using popular Chinese messaging app WeChat will cut ties to families and friends in China, millions of users in the United States fear, as they become the latest casualties in the standoff between the two nations. WeChat, owned ...

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