Christopher Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), speaks during an event at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg

China ‘determined to steal up economic ladder at US’ expense’, FBI chief Christopher Wray says

  • Head of America’s principal federal law enforcement agency calls intelligence threat posed by China ‘broader [and] more severe’ than that of any other country
  • Wray's remarks came after his bureau reportedly blocked the visas of Chinese scholars entering the US, on national security grounds
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Christopher Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), speaks during an event at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington. Photo: Bloomberg
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Some scholars have accused the US and China of engaging in a “visa war” that is hampering their exchanges. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping appeals to foreign leaders for fair play for its academics, businesses

  • Leader says he hopes nations can treat companies, students and scholars equally, ‘provide a friendly environment for exchange and cooperation’
  • Comments come amid rising tensions over ‘visa war’ being waged between China and US
Topic |   Belt and Road: 2019 Forum

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Some scholars have accused the US and China of engaging in a “visa war” that is hampering their exchanges. Photo: Xinhua
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