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Teen with US ties again on the run from China with fiancee

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A teenager who says he’s a U.S. permanent resident and his fiancée are once again on the run from the threat of extradition to their homeland, China, in a sign of Beijing’s lengthening reach over perceived dissidents abroad.Chinese officials had sought Wang Jingyu, a 19-year-old student, over his online comments about…

China: Taobao, Weibo fined for illegal child content

image copyrightGetty Images China’s internet watchdog has ordered some of the country’s biggest online platforms to remove inappropriate child-related content.Kuaishou, Tencent’s messaging tool QQ, Alibaba’s Taobao and Weibo have been summoned by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC).CAC says the platforms must “rectify” and “clean up” all illegal content and has fined them.The announcement comes…

Marta scores twice, Brazil routs China 5-0 at Olympics

ADVERTISEMENT1 of 6Brazil players celebrate after Marta scoring against China during a women’s soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Rifu, Japan. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)1 of 6Brazil players celebrate after Marta scoring against China during a women’s soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Rifu,…

How Will Brazil Navigate the US-China Rivalry?

Historians may one day describe the escalating rivalry between the United States and China as the most important driver of contemporary international relations. As the mightiest power in the Western world since the fall of the Roman Empire, the U.S. is fighting to preserve its hegemony. As a challenger, China aims to restore its imperial…

Biden taps ex-Pentagon official for key China tech position

July 13 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated Alan Estevez, a former Pentagon official, to be the U.S. Commerce Department’s undersecretary for industry and security, a key post in the U.S.-China tech battle.The post in the Commerce Department’s once-obscure Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) gained attention in recent years as Washington has…

Acquia Launches China Managed Services

Organizations can now deliver web experiences to China audiences through the most comprehensive managed Drupal service operated within the countryBOSTON, July 13, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Digital experience company Acquia has launched its new China Managed Services offering, which delivers digital experiences to China audiences through the premier managed Drupal service in the country. Multinational organizations can leverage…