Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat
Bans take effect in 45 days and could bar the apps from the Apple and Google app stores, effectively removing them from U.S. distribution
Hong Kong, Chinese officials jeer at U.S. sanctions
The sanctions, announced Aug by the U.S. Treasury Department, block all property or other assets that the individuals have within U.S. jurisdiction
Huawei: Smartphone chips running out under U.S. sanctions
Washington cut off Huawei’s access to U.S. components and technology including Google’s music and other smartphone services last year
Canada decries death penalty after second Canadian sentenced in China
China gave two other Canadian citizens death sentences in 2019
China sentences 3rd Canadian to death on drug charges
Like many Asian nations, China deals out stiff penalties for manufacturing and selling illegal drugs
TikTok sale puts Canada between Trump and China, again, experts say
On Aug. 3, Trump told reporters he would ban TikTok in the U.S. unless Microsoft or another American company bought the app by Sept. 15
U.S. closes Chengdu consulate in China, after Houston order
The U.S. has four other consulates in China and an embassy in Beijing
Trade, technology and security at risk in US China feud
Sharp deterioration in US-China ties poses risks to both countries and the rest of the world.
China tells US to close consulate in Chengdu in growing spat
Retaliation for US order to close China’s Houston consulate after accusation Chinese agents tried to steal IP.
China cites ‘malicious slander’ as Houston consulate closes
State Department alleges Chinese agents have tried to steal data from facilities in Texas.
China launches ambitious attempt to land rover on Mars
Mission is to look for underground water, if it’s present, and evidence of possible ancient life.
Company, CEO tried to export chemicals to China: Prosecutors
Scheme involved shipping chemicals used in microchip manufacturing from Rhode Island.
US accuses Chinese hackers of targeting COVID-19 research
Indictment includes trade secret theft and wire fraud conspiracy charges.
China says it’s not trying to replace US, won’t be bullied
Response to AG Barr who cautioned American business leaders against promoting policies favourable to Beijing.
As Trump attacks, China sees a worrying trend for its future
The tone could change if Biden is elected in November, but the underlying issues will remain.