China in Focus Full Broadcast (Dec. 15)

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
December 15, 2023China in Focus
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China slaps an over $100,000 bounty on a U.S. citizen. Why is she on the wanted list?

The Treasury secretary has a New Year’s resolution: repairing the U.S.-China relationship. Collaboration with China on climate issues is also high on the list. Meanwhile, former President Donald Trump says he would renege on a $3 billion pledge for the Green Climate Fund, if elected.

The FDA scored a major bust, seizing over $18 million worth of illegal e-cigarettes all from China.

Beijing is wrapping up a big conference, setting the tone for economic policy in the coming year. We take a look at the biggest takeaways.

Topics in this episode:

  1. Hong Kong Places $128k Bounty on U.S. Citizen
  2. Yellen: U.S. Aims to Repair Relationship with China
  3. Trump: Would Renege on $3 Billion U.S. Pledge to Climate Fund
  4. House Passes NDAA Despite Policy Objections
  5. FDA Seizes Millions of Illegal E-Cigarettes
  6. World Bank: China’s Economy Will Slow in 2024
  7. Putin Praises China Ties as Trade Hits $200 Billion
  8. Beijing Wraps Up Trade Probe Ahead of Taiwan Election
  9. Snowstorms Pummel Northern, Central China
  10. 500+ Injured in Beijing Subway Accident
  11. China Sends COVID-19, U.S. Pays for Tests: Rep. Harshbarger
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