US President Donald Trump has issued orders for a ban on Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump has issued orders for a ban on Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump has issued orders for a ban on Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Reuters

TikTok, WeChat targeted for US ban with Trump’s latest executive orders

  • Unspecified ‘transactions’ with Chinese owners of the popular video and messaging services to be barred within 45 days
  • Apps ‘a threat’ to national security, foreign policy and economy of the United States, according to Washington

Topic |   US-China tech war
US President Donald Trump has issued orders for a ban on Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump has issued orders for a ban on Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Reuters
US President Donald Trump has issued orders for a ban on Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat. Photo: Reuters
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