January 16, 2021

China slams US order banning transactions with 8 Chinese apps

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China’s government on Wednesday accused Washington of misusing national security as an excuse to hurt commercial competitors after President Trump signed an order banning transactions with payment services Alipay and WeChat Pay and six other apps. Tuesday’s order escalated a conflict with Beijing over technology, security and spying accusations that has plunged US-Chinese relations to…