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‘Bleak but salvageable’: Huawei has limited options as U.S. sanctions cut off supply to smartphone chips

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Huawei options as U.S. sanctions cut its supply of smartphone chips SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
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Hong Kong Officials Condemn and Mock Trump Administration Sanctions

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Hong Kong and Chinese officials by turns condemned and mocked a Friday move by the Trump administration to impose sanctions on Hong Kong’s chief executive, Carrie Lam, and 10 other senior officials for their roles in a prolonged......
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U.S. sanctions Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam for carrying out Chinese ‘policies of suppression’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam leaves at the end of a press conference at the government headquarters in Hong Kong on July 31, 2020. Anthony Wallace | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Trump administration will impose a fresh......
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U.S. Adds Sanctions Over Internment of Muslims in China

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“Today’s designations are the latest U.S. government action in an ongoing effort to deter human rights abuse in the Xinjiang region,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the most vocal of the China hawks, said in a statement on Friday. The Coronavirus Outbreak › Frequently Asked Questions Updated July 27, 2020......
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Senate Report: Opaque Art Market Helped Oligarchs Evade Sanctions

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Companies linked to two Russian oligarchs exploited the opaqueness of the art world to buy high-value art, bypassing U.S. sanctions, according to a report by the U.S. Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations that was published on Wednesday. American......
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Congressional probe: Russian oligarchs using art to evade sanctions

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The Rotenbergs, who made a fortune through contracts related to the Sochi Olympics, were sanctioned and had their U.S. assets frozen in March 2014 as part of the Obama administration’s decision to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin and his close......
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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on 11 Chinese Companies Over Human Rights

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It remains unclear whether the government in Xinjiang ultimately supplied more workers to O-Film. Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment. O-Film could not immediately be reached for comment. Another company on the list, Hefei Bitland Information Technology Co, has said on its website that its cooperative......
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China Vows to Retaliate After Trump Signs Hong Kong Sanctions Bill

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here China on Wednesday sharply criticized President Trump’s moves to strip Hong Kong of its preferential trading status with the United States and clear the way for new sanctions on officials and companies there, vowing to retaliate with punitive......
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Trump signed law slapping sanctions on China for interference in Hong Kong

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Donald Trump speaks at the event where he will sign an executive order on police reform, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, June 16, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President......
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Iran will develop oil industry despite U.S. sanctions, Iranian oil minister says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks on the fall in oil prices due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic during a cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran on April 22, 2020. Presidency Of Iran Handout | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Iran is......
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China vows to retaliate against US sanctions over Xinjiang

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump meets with China’s President Xi Jinping at the start of their bilateral meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 29, 2019. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters China said Friday it will retaliate against U.S. officials......
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U.S. sanctions Chinese officials for human rights abuses in Xinjiang

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Xinjiang Party Secretary Chen Quanguo speaks during a meeting of the Xinjiang delegation at the ongoing National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 12, 2019. Greg Baker | AFP | Getty Images The......
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Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Officials Over Human Rights Abuses

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The actions on Thursday target a cluster of officials who played a major role in devising and enforcing policies in the country’s western Xinjiang region that have detained hundreds of thousands — some estimates put it at more......
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US sanctions Chinese officials over Xinjiang ‘violations’

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US was acting against ‘horrific and systematic abuses’ in Xinjiang The US has announced sanctions against Chinese politicians who it claims are responsible for human rights violations against Muslim minorities in Xinjiang. China is accused of mass......

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