China in Focus (Aug. 21, 2020)
As the election approaches, both parties increase scrutiny of each other. The Trump campaign delved into Hunter Biden’s ties to China. Trump’s own ties to China have also garnered attention.
China’s premier Li Keqiang visited a flooded city, and met odd victims. Human rights activists were arrested, and a joke online brought police to the door of a citizen at midnight.
China’s saving food policy affects famous big eaters’ social media accounts, and they fight back with invisible food, and superb acting skills.
Papua New Guinea is demanding answers about dozens of workers being sent from China. They were vaccinated in China. But the vaccine is not approved by the World Health Organization, and China said those people could test positive after being vaccinated.
And competition between China and the free world extends to rare earth element production. Is Beijing losing another Card?