Popular Chinese apps such as TikTok have been cited by US authorities as potential security risks, as allies are reportedly urged to join the US in banning them. Photo: DPA

Is US pressuring allies like Japan to ban Chinese technology and apps like TikTok?

  • Japan’s Yomiuri newspaper reports Washington is set to ask Tokyo and allies to join it in taking a hard line on Chinese technology firms such as Huawei
  • This comes after India banned 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, and Australia scrutinises the app for foreign interference and data privacy risks
Topic |   Japan
Popular Chinese apps such as TikTok have been cited by US authorities as potential security risks, as allies are reportedly urged to join the US in banning them. Photo: DPA
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