The logos for Chinese messaging app WeChat and short-video app TikTok are seen with the China and US flags. Photo: Reuters The logos for Chinese messaging app WeChat and short-video app TikTok are seen with the China and US flags. Photo: Reuters
The logos for Chinese messaging app WeChat and short-video app TikTok are seen with the China and US flags. Photo: Reuters
Asean

Southeast Asia eyes US call for TikTok, WeChat bans with caution

  • Users include the region’s millions-strong Chinese diaspora, who rely heavily on Chinese apps for business, leisure and to keep in touch with family
  • Asean countries are unlikely to take the Trump administration’s position but this is another front of US-China contestation they now have to face

Topic |   Asean
The logos for Chinese messaging app WeChat and short-video app TikTok are seen with the China and US flags. Photo: Reuters The logos for Chinese messaging app WeChat and short-video app TikTok are seen with the China and US flags. Photo: Reuters
The logos for Chinese messaging app WeChat and short-video app TikTok are seen with the China and US flags. Photo: Reuters
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