Visa applicants wait to enter the US Embassy in Beijing in July 2018. Photo: AP

US lawmakers want to bar Chinese military scientists from getting student or research visas

  • PLA Visa Security Act would compel White House to identify institutions affiliated with or funded by People’s Liberation Army
  • People currently or formerly employed or sponsored by such entities would be not be allowed into US on student or research visas
Topic |   US-China relations

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Visa applicants wait to enter the US Embassy in Beijing in July 2018. Photo: AP
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Commuters pass a Huawei P30 smartphone advertisement inside a Beijing subway station. Photo: AP

Donald Trump signs executive order declaring national emergency on information security, laying ground for US ban on China’s Huawei

  • The order bars the use of telecoms equipment made by companies deemed a threat to US national security
  • Move would stymie Huawei’s efforts to expand into critical 5G market, giving US a chance to play catch-up
Topic |   Huawei

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Commuters pass a Huawei P30 smartphone advertisement inside a Beijing subway station. Photo: AP
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