Thursday, November 26, 2020

India Bans More Chinese Apps As Tensions Between The Two Countries Increase

CNN: India bans more Chinese apps as tensions remain high 

Hong Kong (CNN Business)India has banned dozens more Chinese apps, drawing a rebuke from Beijing and further straining already tense relations between the world's most populous countries. 

"We firmly oppose the Indian side's repeated use of 'national security' as an excuse to prohibit some mobile apps with Chinese background," Ji Rong, spokesperson for China's embassy in India, said on Wednesday. 

The statement followed the Indian government's announcement on Tuesday that it was banning 43 more apps, many of them Chinese. Several apps from China's e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA), including shopping platform AliExpress, workplace messaging tool DingTalk and streaming site Taobao Live, are on the list. Alibaba did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Dating apps were also hit by the ban. Read more .... 

WNU Editor: China is not happy .... China slams apps ban; Xi asks PLA to be battle-ready (Times of India).


Anonymous said...

China will be decoupled

kidd said...

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