The House Energy and Commerce Committee questioned TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew on the app’s consumer privacy, data security, and impact on children. Chew reiterated the company’s priorities to protect young users and protect U.S. user data,
China’s leadership accused the U.S. of trying to “contain” Chinese growth.
The rumored Chinese “spy” balloon has escalated US-China tensions, as Beijing continues to deny the balloon had a military purpose.
Chinese citizens are uploading protest videos, which can be seen for sometimes just minutes before censors crack down. Internet users spread protest information using metaphors and puns to stay ahead of censors’ knowledge.
Protestors fired up against Xi Jinping and China’s Zero-COVID policy are being detained and protest information is being scrubbed from Chinese social media. Parallel protests have taken place in Hong Kong and internationally.
Xi and Biden continued to maintain their stances on Taiwan.
The death toll in China reached 1,367, up 254 from a day earlier, and the number of confirmed cases jumped to 59,804, up 15,152.
For the first time, China is seeking to place limits on urban growth to create a national park system.
U.S. and Chinese law enforcement agencies are collaborating to crack down on global opioid networks.
The 31 men and 8 women were found dead in the back of a truck in southeastern England. Police are investigating one of the deadliest cases of people smuggling.