The Boxers spearheaded an uprising against the Japanese and Western powers in northern China. Photo: AlamyThe Boxers spearheaded an uprising against the Japanese and Western powers in northern China. Photo: Alamy
The Boxers spearheaded an uprising against the Japanese and Western powers in northern China. Photo: Alamy

What does China’s trade war with the United States have to do with the Boxer rebellion a century ago?

  • State news agency commentary lauds failed uprising but online commenters are quick to counter

Topic |   US-China trade war
The Boxers spearheaded an uprising against the Japanese and Western powers in northern China. Photo: AlamyThe Boxers spearheaded an uprising against the Japanese and Western powers in northern China. Photo: Alamy
The Boxers spearheaded an uprising against the Japanese and Western powers in northern China. Photo: Alamy
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