The European Union and the UK are voicing concerns over media freedom in China. This, after two European journalists were forced to leave the country.
One of China’s latest efforts to defend its actions in the Xinjiang region, may have just backfired. A Xinjiang resident praising the internment camps seems to have been outed as a fake.
Shanghai is tightening up public control. Anyone who stays in the city for more than 24 hours must report to authorities.
Worries escalate over the global supply chain of microchips. It’s now extremely vulnerable, as suppliers become more concentrated in certain regions, with Taiwan leading them. A possible crisis there could put the production of everyday necessities like smartphones, fridges, and microwaves at risk.
And the Chinese regime is ramping up efforts to challenge the U.S. dollar’s dominance. But experts say, that’s not likely to happen anytime soon.