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In Reversal, University’s Music School Cancels China Tour Over Exclusion of South Korean Students

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 10:00am 10/30/2019 at 10:00am
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Eastman Philharmonia is one of the well known orchestras at the music school of the University of Rochester in New York. They came under intense fire this week for excluding South Korean student musicians from a tour in China at the behest of the Chinese government.

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University’s Music School Excludes South Korean Students from Tour at China’s Behest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 9:00am 10/29/2019 at 9:00am
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Eastman Philharmonia is one of the orchestras in the music school at the University of Rochester in New York. They embarked on a tour in China, but the Chinese government refused to issue visas for student musicians who are South Korean.

The tour is continuing without them.

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Hong Kong protester shot in chest during protests on China’s National Day

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 3:00pm 10/2/2019 at 3:00pm
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A teen protester was shot and there were several live rounds fired during a series of Hong Kong Demonstrations on October 1, which marred National Day commemorating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
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China Complains to WTO Over Trump Administration’s Tariffs

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 2, 2019 at 6:00pm 9/2/2019 at 6:00pm
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China filed a complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the tariffs set in place by President Donald Trump’s administration.

The 15% tariffs went into effect on Sunday. It covers items like tools, apparel, some shoes, and a few electronics. The overall value of the goods adds up to...

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Trade war with China intensifies: Trump hikes tariffs and demands businesses relocate

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/24/2019 at 2:00pm
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The trade negotiations between the U.S. and China took a hostile turn Friday, as President Donald Trump plans to raise tariffs on the nation in reaction to Chinese tactics to thwart American demands to reduce tariffs and control fentanyl shipments.

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China Retaliates With Tariffs on $75 Billions of More U.S. Goods

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 23, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/23/2019 at 1:00pm
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China has decided to implement tariffs on $75 billion worth of U.S. goods as the U.S. plans to impose tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese products.

These additional tariffs will cover almost all of the remaining U.S. products imported to China.

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China Admits to Holding Employee From UK’s Hong Kong Consulate

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 11:00am 8/21/2019 at 11:00am
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The tension between China and Hong Kong have not died down.

Now it may extend to other countries after China admitted it detained an employee from the British consulate in Hong Kong.

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Trump Slams China for Failing to Halt Fentanyl Exports to U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 9:00pm 8/6/2019 at 9:00pm
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Three months ago, China promised in the recent trade negotiations it would halt illegal shipments of the opioid fentanyl into this country.

While President Donal Trump was hopeful China would enforce the agreement, he has now accused his Chinese counterpart of failing to fulfill the promises.

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UCLA Prof Found Guilty of Giving U.S. Military Tech Secrets to China

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/9/2019 at 12:00pm

The professor is now facing a prison sentence of over 200 years. Good.

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UCLA prof guilty of conspiring to steal missile secrets for China, could face more than 200 years in prison

A jury found an electrical engineer and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) professor guilty of exporting stolen U.S....

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Emory University Fires Two Professors for Failing to Disclose Research Funding from China

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 8:00am 5/28/2019 at 8:00am

Relations between China and the U.S. in American academics have been tenuous for a few years now, so this is a bigger deal than it seems at first glance.

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Professors fired from Emory University for hiding grants from China

Two Chinese American professors at Emory University have been fired for failing...

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U.S. ‘Attacking China’s Core Economic Interests,’ State Media Says

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 4:00pm 5/26/2019 at 4:00pm
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The United States was “attacking China’s core economic interests,” Chinese state media said. By making a number of “arrogant demands,” Washington was “trying to invade China’s economic sovereignty and force China to damage its core interests,” Chinese state news agency Xinhua said Saturday. The comments came amid U.S. demands to restrict...

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Kudlow Admits Trump’s Tariffs Will Hurt Both Sides as China Slaps Tariffs on U.S. Goods

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 13, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/13/2019 at 1:00pm
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Tariffs suck. They do not work and will only cause harm for the manufacturer and consumer.

President Donald Trump’s economic adviser Larry Kudlow broke from his boss on Sunday when he agreed that tariffs would hurt both the US and China after Trump increased tariffs.

To make matters worse, China imposed tariffs on...

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Dem fear: Hillary is to emails, as Biden is to (Ukraine? China?)

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 9:00pm 5/12/2019 at 9:00pm
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I haven’t followed closely the saga of Joe Biden’s alleged family conflicts in Ukraine and China when he was Vice President, but I’m aware that claims and counterclaims have been percolating through the mainstream and non-mainstream media and in the Democrat primary field.

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Realtor converts California homes into marijuana farms with millions from China

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 11:00am 3/13/2019 at 11:00am
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Late last year, I reported that fentanyl from China kills over 29,000 Americans annually.

Now it appears that China wants to expand its drug-pushing options. A California realtor has been arrested for converting homes into “grow houses” for marijuana with millions from the Asian nation.

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China offers to go on $1Trillion “shopping spree” to reduce U.S. trade deficit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 5:30pm 1/19/2019 at 5:30pm
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In the midst of the clash between President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Buzzfeed rumors, trade talks between the U.S. and China have been chugging along, with an aim to reach an agreement to end the tariff dispute before the 90-day truce agreed to by President Trump and China’s Xi...

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During visit to China, Kim Jong-un commits to denuclearization & second U.S summit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/12/2019 at 2:00pm

Chinese officials are currently planning to send their top trade negotiator to Washington, D.C., next month for trade talks designed to end the tariff battle between the two nations.

Ahead of the meetings, the Chinese are appearing to leverage their influence with North Korea to optimum benefit. North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong-un...

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Apple to Move Production of Top-End Apple Phones to India, Out of China

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/28/2018 at 5:00pm

According to Reuters, Apple will move production of their higher end phones out of China and over to FoxConn in India. The change could happen as early as 2019, say Reuters’ sources.
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