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China using U.S.-made satellites for internal security, WSJ reports

Asia Pacific Apr 24, 2019

China using U.S.-made satellites for internal security, WSJ reports

A fleet of U.S.-made satellites helps China's government police its people and supports its military despite growing wariness in Washington over Beijing's power, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. While the United States will not let China buy U.S.-made satellites for national security reasons, it ...

Former Chinese energy chief accused of corruption

Asia Pacific / Politics Mar 17, 2019

Former Chinese energy chief accused of corruption

China has expelled one of its most senior ethnic Uighur officials from the Communist Party, the country's anti-corruption watchdog said Saturday, accusing the former energy chief of abusing his position to live a "lavish life." Nur Bekri, who was placed under investigation last September and ...