August 4, 2020

China accuses US of ‘outright bullying’ over TikTok

Beijing (AFP) – China accused the United States on Tuesday of “bullying” over popular video app TikTok, after President Donald Trump ramped up pressure for its US operations to be sold to an American company.In the latest of a series of diplomatic spats between the world’s two biggest economies, Beijing hit back after Trump gave TikTok six weeks to arrange a sale of its US operations — and said that his government wanted a financial benefit from the deal.”This goes against the principles of the market economy and the (World Trade Organization’s) principles of openness, transparency and non-di…


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