US President Donald Trump at a Washington press conference on Saturday. The employment restrictions dovetail with the administration’s statements that China and the US are locked in an ideological battle for influence. Photo: XinhuaUS President Donald Trump at a Washington press conference on Saturday. The employment restrictions dovetail with the administration’s statements that China and the US are locked in an ideological battle for influence. Photo: Xinhua
US President Donald Trump at a Washington press conference on Saturday. The employment restrictions dovetail with the administration’s statements that China and the US are locked in an ideological battle for influence. Photo: Xinhua

US imposes personnel cap on Chinese media companies in retaliation for ‘harassment and intimidation’ of American journalists

  • Washington is sharply reducing the number of Chinese allowed to work in US bureaus of major Chinese state-owned media
  • The move is in retaliation for Beijing’s ‘increasingly harsh surveillance, harassment and intimidation’ of American journalists, US Secretary of State says

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US President Donald Trump at a Washington press conference on Saturday. The employment restrictions dovetail with the administration’s statements that China and the US are locked in an ideological battle for influence. Photo: XinhuaUS President Donald Trump at a Washington press conference on Saturday. The employment restrictions dovetail with the administration’s statements that China and the US are locked in an ideological battle for influence. Photo: Xinhua
US President Donald Trump at a Washington press conference on Saturday. The employment restrictions dovetail with the administration’s statements that China and the US are locked in an ideological battle for influence. Photo: Xinhua
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