Trump Is ‘Looking At’ Banning TikTok

Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via AP Trump is coming for your TikToks. According to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the administration is “looking at” the possibility of banning a range of Chinese apps, including the hugely popular video-sharing app. TikTok, which was downloaded 315 million times in the first three months of the year, has […]

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China’s ‘Nightmare’ National Security Bill Has Instantly Reignited Hong Kong’s Protest Movement

China’s shock announcement of an extreme national security law in Hong Kong has officially reignited the political crisis there, with activists calling for a return to mass protests in the streets this weekend. Fatigue and the coronavirus had largely taken the steam out of the anti-government, anti-Beijing protest movement that roiled the semi-autonomous city in […]

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China’s Been Flooding Facebook With Shady Ads Blaming Trump for the Coronavirus Crisis

Chinese state media has been flooding Facebook and Instagram with shady political ads praising Beijing and bashing “racist” President Trump as part of a wider campaign to rewrite its part in the global coronavirus pandemic. The undisclosed political ads, from Global Times, Xinhua News Agency, Global China Television Network (GCTN), and China Central Television (CCTV), […]

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