Month: August 2019

China Rejects All Hong Kong Protester Demands As Pro-Democracy Leaders Are Arrested – Newsweek

China Rejects All Hong Kong Protester Demands As Pro-Democracy Leaders Are Arrested – Newsweek

The Chinese government has rejected all five demands of the Hong Kong protesters, while police in the special administrative region have begun rounding up pro-democracy leaders. According to Reuters—which cited three people with direct knowledge of matter—the Chinese Communist Party has ordered Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam not to bow to any of the …

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Eugene Robinson: Trump’s trade war with China may spell his electoral defeat – Salt Lake Tribune

Eugene Robinson: Trump’s trade war with China may spell his electoral defeat – Salt Lake Tribune

Washington • President Trump is conducting his trade war with China as if it were a zero-sum game, but it’s not. It’s a negative-sum game. Both sides lose. Sad! And self-defeating. It’s clear at this point that Trump’s ill-advised gambit of tariffs and bombast is hurting both economies. The question is who can more stoically …

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China condemns Australian MP’s Nazi Germany parallel

China condemns Australian MP’s Nazi Germany parallel

Image copyright AAP Image/Lukas Coch Image caption Andrew Hastie is chair of Australia’s parliamentary security committee China has sharply rebuked an Australian government MP for comparing the West’s approach to China to what he called the “catastrophic” failure to hold back Nazi Germany.Andrew Hastie, the head of a parliamentary security committee, said on Thursday that…