Pompeo at odds with Chinese counterpart over tariffs, election meddling claims

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Chinese counterpart had a tense standoff Monday as relations deteriorate between the countries over an escalating tariff war and accusations by the US that Beijing is interfering in next month’s elections. Pompeo, who briefed Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi a day after meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, told him that […]

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Pence accuses China of 'malign' campaign to undermine Trump

Washington: US Vice-President Mike Pence has accused China of “malign” efforts to undermine President Donald Trump before next month's congressional elections and reckless military actions in the South China Sea. In what was billed as a major policy address, Pence sought to build on Trump's speech at the United Nations last week in which he accused China of trying to […]

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VP Mike Pence says ‘China wants a different American president,’ accuses Chinese government of meddling in U.S. elections

WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday accused the Chinese government of orchestrating an aggressive military, economic and political campaign to expand its influence inside the United States and across other regions of the world.  “China has initiated an unprecedented effort to influence American public opinion, the 2018 elections, and the environment leading into the 2020 presidential elections,” Pence said […]

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US ambassador accuses China of ‘bullying’ with ‘propaganda ads’

China walks away from trade talks with the US President Trump threatens to increase tariffs again; Mike Pillsbury of the Hudson Institute reacts. One week after a Chinese state newspaper ran a four-page advertisement in the U.S. promoting the mutual benefits of trade, the American ambassador to China slammed Beijing for spreading propaganda. Terry Branstad, the U.S. ambassador to China, […]

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Asian Universities Rise In World University Rankings

U.K. and U.S. schools make up the top 10. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings have been released for another year and Asia has risen sharply led by Chinese schools reports CNN. The World University Rankings seeks to rank the best 1,250 research universities in the world and has again been dominated by American schools. British schools were No. […]

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Trump Accuses China Of Trying To Meddle In The Midterm Elections

President Trump veered off topic to launch an accusation of election meddling against China. His accusations were levied during the United Nations security council’s meeting on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction — on Wednesday, September 26. Taking a moment to echo a charge that he has made in the past, Trump is reported to have put aside his […]

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Trump accuses China of election meddling, slams Russia for ‘enabling’ Syrian regime

President Trump on Wednesday accused China of trying to interfere in the November midterm elections “against my administration” and called out Russia and Iran for “enabling” Syria to carrying out its “butchery.” “We found that China has been trying to interfere in 2018 election against my administration,” the president said as he chaired a meeting of the United Nations Security […]

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Twitch Blocked in China Following Surge in Popularity There

Popular game streaming platform Twitch is now blocked in China after it experienced a surge in popularity there. The website is no longer accessible inside mainland China and the app has quietly disappeared from the Apple App Store, according to Abacus News. A Twitch representative confirmed the service is blocked in an email to Variety Friday morning, but didn’t explain […]

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