China announces regulations for 'unreliable entity' list

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s Ministry of Commerce on Saturday issued regulations for its “unreliable entity” list, aimed at foreign companies it says endanger its national sovereignty, security or develop...

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___ US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Commerce Department said it is prohibiting Chinese-owned TikTok and WeCha...

US bans WeChat, TikTok citing national security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will ban the use of WeChat Sunday to “safeguard the national security of the United States.” The Chinese app TikTok will also be banned by Nov. 12, but ...

US banning use of WeChat, TikTok for national security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Commerce Department will roll out a ban of transactions in the U.S. using TikTok and WeChat starting Sunday. The order Friday was put into place, according to ...

Trump orders clampdown on TikTok and WeChat beginning Sunday, prevents download in the US

NEW YORK (AP) — Trump orders clampdown on TikTok and WeChat beginning Sunday, prevents download in the US.

Makeshift hospital in Yunnan leads to fears of new outbreak in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The appearance of a massive makeshift hospital, a huge increase in testing facilities, and the alleged dispatch of a top disease expert have Chinese netizens concerned tha...

CUHK Business School Research Looks at How Companies Can Tailor Product Variety to Maximise Influencer Marketing

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 17 September 2020 - We live in the age of the social influencer. Nowadays, with the development of the internet and the growth of social media, it is increasingly e...

Trump not ready to OK TikTok deal, admits US won't get cut

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he expects to get a report Thursday about Oracle's bid for the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok and admitted there is no legal path to letting the U...

US govt: Upcoming WeChat 'ban' won't target its users

NEW YORK (AP) — A looming U.S. ban on the Chinese app WeChat won't target people who use the app to communicate, according to a government court filing Wednesday. President Donald Tr...

Source: Oracle wins TikTok over Microsoft in Trump-urged bid

The owner of TikTok has chosen Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S., according to a source familiar with the deal w...

Drone maker hurt by US-China rift, opening door to US rivals

Skateboarders, surfers and mountain bikers used to be the target customers for California startup Skydio, a maker of high-end drones that can home in on people and capture their movements on video all...

China launches initiative for global data security issues

HONG KONG (AP) — China has launched an initiative to address global data security issues, a countermove to the U.S. “clean network” program that is aimed at discouraging other countries from using Chi...

China detains 23 in crackdown on Inner Mongolia protests

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Police in China's Inner Mongolia region have detained at least 23 people following protests last week against a new policy that replaces Mongolian-language textbooks with Chinese...

India bans 118 Chinese apps amid escalated border tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India has banned another 118 Chinese mobile applications after troops from the two countries clashed once again along their disputed Himalayan border. The Indian govern...

India bans more Chinese apps over 'security' threat amid border row

India has banned more Chinese apps on Wednesday, accusing them of undermining India's security amid an ongoing row over the disputed Himalayan border between the two neighboring nations. New Del...