China extends Uighur crackdown beyond its borders Please use the sharing tools found via the share button at the top or side of articles. Copying articles to share with others is a breach of T&Cs and Copyright Policy. Email to buy additional rights. Subscribers may share up toRead More →

By Michael Martina and David Lawder The United States and China escalated their acrimonious trade war on Thursday, implementing punitive 25 percent tariffs on $16 billion worth of each other’s goods. The latest round brings to $50 billion the value of imports subjected to tariffs on either side since earlyRead More →

China denies visa for BuzzFeed writer in likely retaliation BEIJING — China has refused to renew the journalist visa for an American correspondent for BuzzFeed News in what appears to be punishment for her reporting on topics considered sensitive by the authorities. Megha Rajagopalan tweeted Wednesday that the foreign ministryRead More →

Chinese Authorities Detain Uyghur Philanthropist, Three Others, Over Alleged Ties to Education Fund Authorities in Eastern Turkistan [northwest China’s  Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR)] have detained a prominent ethnic Uyghur philanthropist, his brother, and two of the brother’s business partners, according to a family member, who said they were targetedRead More →

The balance-of-payments crisis and likely IMF talks could undermine China’s investments. BY JAMES SCHWEMLEIN  | AUGUST 16, 2018, 8:09 PM “There’s no rationale for IMF tax dollars—and associated with that, American dollars that are part of the IMF funding—for those to go to bail out Chinese bondholders or China itself” warned U.S. SecretaryRead More →

Over 3 million Muslim Uighurs detained in West China UN anti-discrimination agency blasts Beijing for turning Xinjiang into ‘mass internment camp’ La Croix International staff China August 13, 2018 Local Uyghur musicians at Meshrep, Yarkand. (Photo: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic)  A United Nations review of China’s human rightsRead More →

China ‘likely’ training pilots to target US, Pentagon report says By Ryan Browne and Ben Westcott, CNN Updated 11:39 PM ET, Thu August 16, 2018       Washington (CNN)China is actively developing its fleet of long-range bombers and “likely” training its pilots for missions targeting the US, according to a new PentagonRead More →