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China sanctions Rubio and Cruz over Hong Kong

Senator Ted Cruz and Senator Marco Rubio (R) attend a signing ceremony for S442, NASA’s transition law, with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, USA on March 21, 2017. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters China said it would impose sanctions on eleven U.S. citizens, including officials, starting Monday in response to Washington’s move …

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According to Huawei, the chips for its smartphones are running out due to US sanctions

Huawei, the world’s largest smartphone vendor, says it is running out of processor chips due to US sanctions against the company. The Associated Press reported. And according to Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit, the Chinese phone maker will no longer be able to manufacture its own Kirin chipsets from next month due to ongoing economic pressure from …

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Hong Kong hits back on “shameless” US sanctions against Leader Carrie Lam

HONG KONG – The Chinese and Hong Kong governments sharply criticized Washington on Saturday after the US imposed sanctions on Area Leader Carrie Lam and other officials, rejecting the move as “clowns” that would not intimidate the Chinese people. The Hong Kong government said the sanctions were “shameless and despicable” and constituted “blatant and barbaric” interference in China’s internal affairs, …

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United States add sanctions for interning Muslims in China

“Today’s names are the latest move by the US government to prevent human rights violations in the Xinjiang region,” said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the loudest of the Chinese hawks, in a statement on Friday. The Corona Virus Outbreak> frequently asked Questions Updated July 27, 2020 Should I refinance my mortgage? It could be a good idea since mortgage …

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United States sanctions 11 Chinese companies for human rights

It remains unclear whether the government in Xinjiang ultimately delivered more workers to O-Film. Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment. O-Film could not be reached immediately for a comment. Another company on the list, Hefei Bitland Information Technology Co, said on its website that its partners include Google, HP, Haier, iFlytek, and Lenovo. Another listed company, …

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China promises retaliation after Trump signs the Hong Kong sanctions law

China sharply criticized President Trump’s efforts to deprive Hong Kong of its preferred trade status with the United States and clear the way for new sanctions against officials and companies there, and promised to take revenge with its own punitive measures. The response from the State Department in Beijing promised to continue a pattern of punishments that went hand in …

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China imposes sanctions on Lockheed Martin for arms sales to Taiwan

A Chinese state spokesman said Tuesday that she is sanctioning Lockheed Martin Corp., a US-based defense firm. to Taiwan because of their missile sales. “China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan and urges the United States to uphold its commitment to the one-China principle and the three common communications between China and the United States,” said State Department spokesman …

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China announces sanctions against Rubio, Cruz against Uyghur Muslims

China announced sanctions on a number of U.S. officials, including sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, on Monday as retaliatory measures to punish senior Chinese officials for Beijing’s alleged treatment of Uighur minority Muslims in Xinjiang. Chinese State Department spokeswoman Hua Chunying said sanctions against U.S. officials would begin on Monday. Republican senators – both prominent critics of China – …

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The White House warns of Chinese investments and mentions the risk of further sanctions

The White House set up a working group in early June to address the issue and is expected to make recommendations to the President in early August. Peter Navarro, the president’s assistant for trade and manufacturing policy, said the letter was “part of a wider effort to protect American retirees from ill-considered risks while defending human rights internationally.” Updated July …

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The British Foreign Minister warns China that it cannot be trusted because London is introducing Magnitsky-style sanctions

“China has freely made international commitments to the United Kingdom … regarding the way it would treat Hong Kong and, in particular, respect autonomy and freedoms,” said Raab. “It is a matter of trust, and many countries around the world ask this question: will China meet its international obligations? If they cannot be trusted to keep their word about Hong …

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