Beijing asks some US media to submit information about their China operations
BEIJING (AFP) - China on Wednesday (July 1) ordered four US news outlets to disclose details on their staff and financial operations in the country within seven days, as a media row escalates between Washington and Beijing.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The Associated Press, United Press International, CBS and NPR must report the information – as well as details of any real estate they hold in China – in retaliation for Washington’s crackdown this month on four Chinese state media outlets, foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said.
China’s actions are “entirely necessary countermeasures against the United States’ unreasonable oppression of Chinese media organisations in the US”, Mr Zhao said at a regular press briefing.The US State Department on June 22 reclassified four Chinese state media outlets as foreign missions in the US, adding to five others designated in February.Read more: The Straits Times »
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China reports 19 new coronavirus cases, including 7 in BeijingSHANGHAI (REUTERS) - China on Tuesday (June 30) reported 19 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 29, up from 12 a day earlier, the health authority said.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
China to announce curbs on US media: Global Times editorBEIJING (REUTERS) - China will announce reciprocal curbs on US media outlets in the country, the editor in chief of the Global Times newspaper said on Twitter on Wednesday (July 1).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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