Category: China

Wounded China Strikes Back After House Passes Uighur Sanctions Bill
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Wounded China Strikes Back After House Passes Uighur Sanctions Bill

China angrily hit back Wednesday after U.S. Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill targeting Beijing’s mass crackdown on Uighur ethnic Muslim minorities, less than one week after President Donald Trump signed separate human rights legislation on Hong Kong. The Uighur Human Rights Policy Act denounces the arbitary detention of an estimated one million Uighurs, Kazakhs and…

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Furious China Denounces U.S. Bills in Support of Hong Kong Protesters
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Furious China Denounces U.S. Bills in Support of Hong Kong Protesters

President Donald Trump’s signing of bills on Hong Kong human rights drew a furious reaction from China’s Communist regime on Thursday, with the U.S. ambassador in Beijing summoned to face a warning the move has been denounced by “all Chinese people” and the U.S. should ready for a “stern” response. Trump signed the bills, which were…

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Dow Futures Rise as US & China Trade Verbal Attacks
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Dow Futures Rise as US & China Trade Verbal Attacks

Dow futures point to moderate gains for the US stock market on Monday. The US and China traded attacks over the weekend, despite allegedly being “very close” to a trade deal. The upcoming Thanksgiving holiday means US economic data releases will be packed into a dizzying two-day window on Tuesday and Wednesday. Dow Jones Industrial…

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China Roundup: Y Combinator’s short-lived China dream
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China Roundup: Y Combinator’s short-lived China dream

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. Last week, we looked at how Alibaba and Tencent fared in the last quarter; the talk in Silicon Valley and Beijing this week is on…

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Attn Whistleblowers: China Will Reward You for Exposing ICO Scams
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Attn Whistleblowers: China Will Reward You for Exposing ICO Scams

An inter-ministerial committee in China plans to reward individuals who report illicit ICO fundraisers. The decision could likely boost China’s crackdown on the regional cryptocurrency industry. ICOs are operating freely in China despite a sweeping 2017 ban. China is planning to provide monetary perks to eligible individuals who expose illegal cryptocurrency crowdfunding campaigns. According to…

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