globalism

Concerns Grow for China’s Tech Industry as India’s Tik Tok Ban Takes Effect

Contrary to China’s belligerent assertions that India is only shooting itself in the foot by boycotting Chinese products after a deadly border clash in the Himalayas last month, a Bloomberg News report on Tuesday argued that India’s ban of Tik Tok and 58 other major Chinese smartphone apps could be the beginning of the end for China’s rise as a global tech power.

A Bharatiya Janata Party activist burns a photograph of Chinese President Xi Jinping during a protest in Jammu, India, Wednesday, July.1, 2020. Indian TikTok users awoke Tuesday to a notice from the popular short-video app saying their data would be transferred to an Irish subsidiary, a response to India's ban …

Indian Government Begins Moving to Curb Chinese Imports

The government of India is stepping in to help local manufacturers develop alternatives to Chinese imports, and is officially asking consumers to boycott Chinese products in retaliation for the border skirmish that left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead last week.

Exile Tibetans and local Indians burn a Chinese national flag during a protest in Dharmsala, India, Friday, June 19, 2020. India said Thursday it was using diplomatic channels with China to de-escalate a military standoff in a remote Himalayan border region where 20 Indian soldiers were killed this week. (AP …

Chinese Communist Official ‘Hijacks’ Australian Health Minister’s Press Conference

Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt was blindsided at a press conference with mining billionaire Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest on Wednesday when Forrest unexpectedly brought a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) official, Consul-General for Victoria Zhou Long, onto the stage. Zhou proceeded to attack the Australian government for criticizing the CCP’s handling of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. 

TOPSHOT - A medical staff member (C) wearing protective clothing to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in the city, walks at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan on January 24, 2020. - Chinese authorities rapidly expanded a mammoth quarantine effort aimed at containing a …