From Terrified to Triumphant — How China Flipped 2020

It was the worst way to start a year for China. On the New Year’s eve of 2020, Chinese social media were full of rumors about re-emergence of SARS virus from 2003. Chinese New Year was about to begin in three weeks, which would involve hundreds of millions of people traveling all over the country. Xi Jinping had already warned Chinese officials a month earlier that the US-China trade war and sanctions would make 2020 a very challenging year. Now an unknown virus was about to decimate the economy and shred the China dream into pieces.

From Terrified to Triumphant — How China Flipped 2020

U.S. Secretly Expelled Chinese Officials Suspected of Spying After Breach of Military Base

The American government secretly expelled two Chinese Embassy officials this fall after they drove on to a sensitive military base in Virginia, according to people with knowledge of the episode. The expulsions appear to be the first of Chinese diplomats suspected of espionage in more than 30 years.
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Will this kill the trade deal?!

Guo Wengui seen at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate before New Year’s Eve

Guo Wengui, 51, rang in the new year at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. The Chinese billionaire, who is a member of the president’s club, was photographed outside the mansion days earlier.
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2017 – Steve Bannon & Guo Wengui