Washington Post China correspondent // 华盛顿邮报驻华记者施家曦
RT @niubi: This is how you write a headline https://twitter.com/qz/status/1271370915071188993
RT @prashantrao: US coronavirus outbreak continues to spread south and west https://www.ft.com/content/bf5903fa-c008-4812-90d8-fada42718360
Twitter has suspended more than 23,000 accounts it says were linked to the CCP and covertly spreading propaganda to undermine pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and counter criticism of Beijing’s handling of covid-19 @nakashimae @lizzadwoskin @annafifield https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/twitter-removes-almost-25000-accounts-it-says-are-linked-to-chinas-communist-party/2020/06/11/8c9ec770-aa38-11ea-a43b-be9f6494a87d_story.html
Zoom has issued a new blog post in response with many more details about the Chinese govt request here: https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/06/11/improving-our-policies-as-we-continue-to-enable-global-collaboration/
RT @CarolLeonnig: Milley's apology may be heartfelt or a realization it was required to save his reputation. Either way, admitting a mista…
“My presence in that moment and in that environment created a perception of the military involved in domestic politics...as a commissioned uniformed officer, it was a mistake that I have learned from, and I sincerely hope we all can learn from it.” https://apnews.com/965136eb02efd639182a4ad15e06ea55
RT @ByChunHan: A Chinese sporting power couple denounced China's Communist Party, backing an anti-Party campaign waged by fugitive Chinese…
Zoom also censored Hong Kong protest leaders' video talks under Chinese pressure, HK figures tell us, as well as Tiananmen commemorations. Company acknowledges several events have been disrupted and says complying with govts as global firm "very difficult" https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/zoom-censors-video-talks-on-hong-kong-and-tiananmen-drawing-criticism/2020/06/11/0197dc94-ab90-11ea-a43b-be9f6494a87d_story.html
Meanwhile in Germany, Merkel said to be favoring China over Trump as lesser of superpower evils... https://twitter.com/LowyInstitute/status/1270620212262400000
RT @DDaltonBennett: What video and other records show about the clearing of protesters outside the White House. The Post reconstructed the…
The contracts show that companies...including Faculty and Palantir, were originally granted IP rights (including the creation of databases), and were allowed to train their models and profit off their unprecedented access to NHS data via @openDemocracy https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/under-pressure-uk-government-releases-nhs-covid-data-deals-big-tech/
Earlier: UK govt "refused to publish the all-important data-sharing agreements following a number of freedom of information requests" Now: releases contracts showing Palantir got access to millions of sensitive medical records of Covid-19 patients for...£1 https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/08/palantir-nhs-covid-19-data.html
RT @DavidBarboza2: Orville Schell has been chronicling China's rise and shifts for 45 years, in The New Yorker, books and talks. Tonight we…
RT @NickMiroff: "From an FBI command center in Washington’s Chinatown neighborhood, Atty General William P. Barr has orchestrated a stunnin…
RT @JohnCulver689: Wednesday, 3 June, marks the 31st anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square massacre. President Trump's threat to employ a…
Before covid-19 there used to be on average ~46 direct flights per day by American and Chinese airlines between the two countries. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/trump-administration-bans-flights-by-chinese-airlines/2020/06/03/d5eb7136-a5a5-11ea-b619-3f9133bbb482_story.html#comments-wrapper
RT @QiZHAI: The United States is expected to designate at least four additional state-run Chinese media outlets as foreign embassies, incre…
RT @sivavaid: Never having grown beyond the bubbles of prep school, Harvard, Silicon Valley, and Davos, Zuckerberg had no grasp of the vari…
Boris extends pathway to citizenship. Wayne Ma, a social media editor in Hong Kong, said he would not consider moving... “I wouldn’t count on Britain to save Hong Kong, I think it is unable to even fend for itself,” he said. @ShibaniMahtani https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/boris-johnson-hong-kong-national-security-law-bno-passport/2020/06/03/3ec6ddf0-a545-11ea-b619-3f9133bbb482_story.html
RT @JulianGewirtz: How does the Chinese leadership think about "decoupling"? My new paper in the China Leadership Monitor looks at the epoc…
Extraordinary look inside Chinese health agencies and WHO by @AP investigations. What a story. https://apnews.com/3c061794970661042b18d5aeaaed9fae
GT quotes the China head of the US soybean export council saying purchases appear to be proceeding normally after Reuters Bloomberg reports suggested the trade deal was off https://news.sina.cn/gn/2020-06-02/detail-iircuyvi6348896.d.html?sinawapsharesource=newsapp&
RT @ZichenWanghere: the total cost of testing 9899828 residents was around 900 million yuan (1.27 mln USD) and the govt paid for that, depu…
RT @lizzadwoskin: “People have been murdered this weekend at the protests and we’ve hosted content encouraging it." https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/06/01/facebook-zuckerberg-donation-trump/
RT @ishaantharoor: A little excerpt, keying of White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien's insistence today that U.S. handling o…
RT @ishaantharoor: My latest: A wave of protests puts a spotlight on U.S. hypocrisy https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/06/01/floyd-protests-us-hypocrisy-china/
Bewildering mental gymnastics from tankie left this week dismissing outside agitators theory in MN (with good reason) but somehow thinking HKers have zero free will and ability to protest out of their own volition
What’s happening in Hong Kong. https://twitter.com/carterforva/status/1267368931410489344
“The idea of antifa ‘masterminding’ what’s happening over the last few days — if you know anything about the subject — is ludicrous” https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/trump-antifa-minneapolis-protests/2020/05/31/4f66c7a6-a36a-11ea-b473-04905b1af82b_story.html
RT @PeteJamison: I work with an extraordinary group of people who have been out today and are still out tonight doing their jobs. @MikeMill…
This week Hu Xijin wrote: US covid deaths "passed 100,000, the biggest shame for the superpower in more than a century. It reflects the decline of the US political system and govt's blatant dereliction of duty. But no officials were jailed or sacked." https://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1189890.shtml
It is not China’s rise that is scary, the authorities are saying between the lines, but the United States’ decline. @annafifield https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-trump-hong-kong/2020/05/30/37ad056e-a25a-11ea-9d96-c3f7c755fd6e_story.html
RT @AP: BREAKING: Pentagon takes rare step of putting military police on alert to go to embattled Minneapolis. http://apne.ws/Z2Ny7SD
In one sign of Trump’s increased fury with the world’s second-largest economy, on Friday morning he tweeted simply: “CHINA!” His formal Friday announcement — while long on harsh rhetoric — was short on details. @davidjlynch @emilyrauhala https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/05/29/trump-china-hong-kong-who/
RT @NatSecElitist: Normally we have to reserve the "free the journalists" demands for Russia, China, and Iran. https://twitter.com/CNNPR/status/1266321293974134784
RT @even_Pay: I am once again begging for domestic journalists to cover the US like foreign correspondents https://twitter.com/asjadnazir/status/1266313120512909312
RT @TracyJan: Hear from the doctors and nurses themselves in the #PostReports podcast describing how their patients have refused treatment…
RT @jingyanghk: THREAD: The definitive story on #luckincoffee. My monthslong investigation into $LK's books and public records details how…
Volatile prospect of trade war creeping into financial war has reminded China the difficult spot it (and every other country) are in under the thumb of dollar system https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/trump-china-bank-dollar-sanctions-trade-hong-kong-protest-crackdown/20 20/05/28/3d947af8-9e62-11ea-be06-af5514ee0385_story.html?hpid=hp_world1-8-12_chinacosts-826am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory-ans&iti d=hp_world1-8-12_chinacosts-826am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory-ans
RT @wenyunchao: 我很反感川普当局最近针对(中国)留学生的政策。在中国,能公派或做线人的留学生毕竟 是极少数,一刀切的政策,对那些无辜的学生和家庭未免太过残酷。对于一个孩子,中断美 国学习,回中国只能上大专,一辈子或就此葬送。我觉得可以加强审查,在新申请的环节堵 掉不想…
US China conflict is veering into a volatile new realm— it could become a financial war https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/trump-china-bank-dollar-sanctions-trade-hong-kong-protest-crackdown/2020/05/28/3d947af8-9e62-11ea-be06-af5514ee0385_story.html?itid=sf_world
This is rich. After decades of inequality and resentment caused precisely by overclass of business, banking, real estate turning HK into a playground for borderless elite, now they're reluctantly accepting "bitter medicine" of natsec law. https://www.ft.com/content/4a12c8f3-016d-4a3e-a3cd-653c7534b2ff
"Many in the western business community are still hoping they can keep their heads down and continue to benefit from Hong Kong’s unique position in the world. They are wrong — from a moral as well as a practical perspective." https://www.ft.com/content/442b1131-d08f-45a6-8dc7-d9c635e5d206
RT @Junmai1103: Premier Li Keqiang’s answer to the question “has Beijing abandoned one country two systems in HK” was surprisingly concise.…
These things are so heavily scripted that I once covered a press where the MC pretended to scan far into the gaggle and call a reporter's name even though no one raised their hand. Another time the reporter was standing behind him. https://apnews.com/c27a3db894014551b83e104b75ad65eb/Propaganda-in-China-means-heavily-scripted-news-conferences
Almost always questions are pre-arranged and scripted. MFA officials prowl along the sides/back of the room and text the MC to tell them to pick e.g. woman in blouse, third from right. And almost always the foreign news corps play along. No questions re: Xi's term limit in 2017! https://twitter.com/StephenMcDonell/status/1265923428831227905
RT @Reuters: The new normal? AI-driven cameras that scan body temperatures as you walk down a street or into work
RT @The_ChinaStory: "Contrary to popular belief, a character-based writing system will not stop Chinese becoming a global language." Jeffr…
RT @janisfrayer: A legal setback for Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou, as a judge rules that proceedings to extradite her to the U.S. should go ahe…
Thursday soundtrack https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zukkDA8wWFc
 
 
 
 
 
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