Tag: China

Justice Department Charges Chinese Military Members With Equifax Hack

The Department of Justice has charged four members of the Chinese Military with the hack into Equifax that exposed millions of Americans’ private records. According to The Hill: Attorney General William Barr on Monday announced indictments against four members of the Chinese military for hacking into the systems of credit agency Equifax in 2017, stealing the personal information

E.U. to Allow Members to Decide on Huawei Despite US Pressure

The European Union decided against caving to US pressure and will allow individual member states to decide on whether to do business with Chinese tech giant Huawei. According to The Hill: The European Commission on Wednesday endorsed guidelines for 5G networks that would allow European Union (EU) member states to decide whether to allow “high

Trump Will Address Farm Bureau to Tout China Trade Deal

President Trump has been announced as the headliner for the Farm Bureau convention and it is thought that he will likely use it to tout what will be the newly signed trade deal with China. According to The Hill: President Trump is slated to address the American Farm Bureau Federation on Sunday, when he will likely highlight

New White House Promotion Announced

The White House has announced that a deputy to acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney has been promoted to a new technology position. According to The Hill: A deputy to acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has been appointed as the special representative for international telecommunications policy. Robert Blair will be tasked with coordinating American efforts

Trump Admin Prepares Rule to Keep Tech out of our Enemies’ Hands

The Trump administration is preparing to issue a new rule that will keep sensitive technology out of the hands of our enemies, especially the Chinese. According to The Hill: The Trump administration is preparing a set of rules that will limit sensitive technology exports to China and other U.S. rivals, Reuters reported Tuesday. The Commerce Department is

GOP Senators Want Trump to Focus on China’s Intellectual Property Theft

President Trump has made the economic relationship with China one of his main focuses. Now, GOP Senators are urging Trump to address the intellectual property theft committed by China. According to Fox News: Two senior Republican senators sent a letter to President Trump this week urging him to take a tougher stance against China on intellectual property theft and Chinese

North Korea Could get More Dangerous

North Korea has been a main focus of the Trump administration. The regime has been a danger for decades and one expert is warning that they could become even more dangerous by 2020. According to Breitbart: An expert from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), which tracks military development around the world, told South Korean

Trump Delays Chinese Tariffs

President Trump has announced that he has delayed the imposition of more tariffs on China as a gesture of goodwill. According to The Hill: President Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. will delay an upcoming increase in tariffs on $250 billion worth of goods from China at the request of Beijing, calling it a “gesture of good

Senator Graham Praises Trump’s Action on China

Senator Lindsay Graham is heaping praise on President Trump for finally doing something to combat China. According to The Daily Wire: Speaking on Fox News “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on Tuesday, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) praised President Trump for targeting China over its trade practices, saying, “God bless Donald Trump for finally doing something

Trump Open To Chinese Investment In US Tech

By 1600 Staff President Trump has been tough on China in recent months, announcing $25 Billion in tariffs that are set to take effect in July. But he has surprised observers by his willingness to encourage foreign investment, including from the People’s Republic of China. Fox Business reports: That decision was applauded by Silicon Valley