Tag: China

China says a US travel ban on Communist Party members would be ‘pathetic’

Image copyright AFP Image caption How the US could enforce a ban on 92 million members is unclear China says any US travel ban on members of its Communist Party would be “pathetic”, in the latest sharp exchange amid souring bilateral ties. The New York Times had earlier reported the Trump government was considering the move, although it is still… Read more →

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Hong Kong: China vows to retaliate after Trump ends special economic status

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Their freedom has been taken away” China has vowed to retaliate after the US ended Hong Kong’s preferential trade status and imposed sanctions on officials who crack down on rights. President Donald Trump said he was acting because China had taken away Hong Kong’s freedom after it imposed a new security law.… Read more →

Coronavirus: China to launch new airline despite travel downturn

Image copyright Getty Images China’s second-biggest airline is to launch a new carrier despite a severe global downturn in passengers caused by the coronavirus pandemic. China Eastern has joined forces with a range of partners including China’s biggest online travel agency Trip.com. The new airline will be focused on the island destination of Hainan, home to eight million and a… Read more →