Today

Beijing seeks to ease fears on Wall Street after tech crackdown

China’s market watchdog holds call with global banks as regulatory assault sends shockwaves through stocks Read more on ft.com


‘Pathetic and Disgraceful’: Lawmakers Blast Coca-Cola, Visa, Airbnb for Supporting Beijing ‘Genocide Olympics’

Coca-Cola, Airbnb, Procter & Gamble, and Visa—all U.S. sponsors of the 2022 Beijing Olympics—have proudly declared that they … Read more on theepochtimes.com


China’s New Ambassador to the U.S. Adopts Placating Tone

Qin Gang, a trusted aide to Chinese President Xi Jinping, pledged to repair the increasingly testy relationship between Beijing and Washington. Read more on wsj.com


Lawmakers form bipartisan caucus to confront China on Uyghur treatment

It aims to “support legislation aimed at addressing the largest coordinated human rights abuse campaign of the 21st century.” Read more on axios.com


Blinken meets with WHO director to reaffirm US support for second probe into Covid outbreak

Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with the director-general of the World Health Organization Wednesday and underscored US support for further WHO studies into the origins of Covid-19, including research in China, the State Department said. Read more on edition.cnn.com



Yesterday

Jersey Shore Congressman pushes to move 2022 Winter Olympics out of China

There is continued push to move the 2022 Winter Olympic games out of China and to another country with timing increasingly running out for such a move to happen. Read more on wobm.com


China is building a 2nd base for nuclear missiles, say analysts

Researchers in the US say China is carrying out ‘the most significant expansion of the Chinese nuclear arsenal ever’. Read more on aljazeera.com


Beijing Issues List of American ‘Wrongdoings’ as US-China Meeting Ends Without Any Positive Result – Vision Times

On July 26, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman, met with Chinese Vice Foreign Minister, Xie Feng. Read more on visiontimes.com


CCP exhibits ‘thuggish’ diplomacy at Biden admin’s first visit to China

Beijing officials seemingly behaved more like violent criminals at the Biden administration’s first official visit to mainland China. Read more on thebl.com


Expert: Tech Fallout a Big Problem in China

It seems the sell-off in Chinese stocks is spilling over into Chinese bonds and even the Chinese yuan. Read more on ntd.com


Swalwell affair with Chinese spy compromises US intel: Breitbart editor

A new Breitbart report revealed Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., had intimate relations with Chinese spy Fang Fang, and editor Alex Marlow expressed on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” the grave advantage China was given unto U.S. intelligence. Read more on foxnews.com


Antony Blinken in India to strengthen ‘Indo-Pacific engagement’

US secretary of state Antony Blinken arrived in India yesterday to discuss strengthening Indo-Pacific engagement, seen as a counter to China. Read more on independent.ie


WSJ Opinion: Groupthink Prevents Coronavirus ‘Lab Leak’ Origin Probe

As China’s propaganda machine pushes to draw attention away from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, Americans who dismissed the lab-leak theory have a conflict of Read more on wsj.com


Biden Warns That Cyberattacks Could Lead To ‘A Real Shooting War’

President Joe Biden warned that a major cyberattack on the United States could lead to an actual “shooting war,” in comments that mentioned Russia and China as threats to U.S. national security. Read more on rferl.org


Bipartisan senators urge Biden to continue intel community probe of Covid origins for as long as it takes

A group of bipartisan lawmakers is urging President Joe Biden to continue investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic until the intelligence community has a high degree of confidence in its conclusion about where and how it started Read more on edition.cnn.com