Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is seen on a smartphone. After India made its ban on 59 Chinese apps permanent this week, Global Times chief editor Hu Xijin called on tech companies to sue the Indian government for compensation. Photo: Shutterstock Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is seen on a smartphone. After India made its ban on 59 Chinese apps permanent this week, Global Times chief editor Hu Xijin called on tech companies to sue the Indian government for compensation. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is seen on a smartphone. After India made its ban on 59 Chinese apps permanent this week, Global Times chief editor Hu Xijin called on tech companies to sue the Indian government for compensation. Photo: Shutterstock

TikTok, WeChat and other Chinese tech firms should claim compensation from India after app ban, says Global Times

  • Global Times editor-in-chief Hu Xijin said Chinese technology companies banned in India should sue for compensation, reflecting rising frustration in Beijing
  • India made its ban of 59 Chinese apps by such tech giants as ByteDance and Tencent permanent this week after companies failed to convince courts to overturn it

Topic |   China technology
Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is seen on a smartphone. After India made its ban on 59 Chinese apps permanent this week, Global Times chief editor Hu Xijin called on tech companies to sue the Indian government for compensation. Photo: Shutterstock Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is seen on a smartphone. After India made its ban on 59 Chinese apps permanent this week, Global Times chief editor Hu Xijin called on tech companies to sue the Indian government for compensation. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is seen on a smartphone. After India made its ban on 59 Chinese apps permanent this week, Global Times chief editor Hu Xijin called on tech companies to sue the Indian government for compensation. Photo: Shutterstock
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