07 August 2020


Trump Bans Dealings With Chinese Owners of TikTok, WeChat (46)
By Associated Press on August 07, 2020 President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered a sweeping but unspecified ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat, although it remains unclear if he has the legal authority to actually ban the apps from the U.S. The twin executive orders - one for each app - take effect in 45 days.
Trump preps bans on WeChat, TikTok, stoking tension with Beijing (36)
Business Trump preps bans on WeChat, TikTok, stoking tension with Beijing U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled sweeping bans on U.S. transactions with China's ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, operator of messenger app WeChat, in a major escalation of tensions with Beijing. 07 Aug 2020 04:55PM WASHINGTON: U.S.
Trump Order Targets Chinese Internet Giants TikTok, WeChat (20)
By AFP News 08/07/20 AT 7:04 AM US President Donald Trump has announced sweeping restrictions against Chinese-owned social media giants TikTok and WeChat, his latest explosive move aimed at countering China's rising global power. Trump on Thursday signed executive orders giving Americans 45 days to stop doing business with the Chinese platforms, effectively setting a deadline for a potential pressured sale of viral video sensation TikTok to Microsoft.
Hong Kong to offer free coronavirus testing for all residents (14)
Hong Kong / Fri, August 7, 2020 / 05:00 pm Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a press conference at the government headquarters in Hong Kong on July 31, 2020.Hong Kong will offer free voluntary coronavirus testing for residents, leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, as the global financial hub races to contain a resurgence of the virus over the past month.
Trump bans transactions with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat (12)
Darryl Coote Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Amid a larger push by the United States to limit the Chinese Communist Party's access to U.S. data, President Donald Trump on Thursday issued sweeping restrictions against the Chinese parent companies of the smartphone applications TikTok and WeChat. Issued through two executive orders, the unspecified bans prohibit any transaction with ByteDance, the owner of the widely popular video-sharing
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