China in Focus Full Broadcast (Oct. 4)

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
October 4, 2023China in Focus

Eight Chinese firms and 12 nationals have all been sanctioned by Washington to combat the illegal fentanyl trade. Is China planting illegal drug farms on U.S. soil? We take a look at how Chinese crime groups may be ushering in a wave of violence on American soil.

Is a power source serving the Pacific under Beijing’s control? Why is China’s latest move in Peru sparking fears in the West?

An embrace between two Chinese sports stars has vanished from China’s internet. What makes this celebratory photo such a sensitive subject for Beijing?

Topics in this episode:

  1. U.S. to Take Sweeping Action Against Chinese Fentanyl
  2. Senator: China Turning Oklahoma Land into Drug Farms
  3. San Francisco Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Record in August
  4. China Expands Military Footholds near the U.S.
  5. Asian Games Photo Censored on Chinese Web Over Tiananmen Square Massacre Reference
  6. 55 Chinese Sailors Dead After Vessel Hit Trap: Report
  7. Japan to Release Second Batch of Wastewater; Hoping to Resolve China’s Seafood Ban
  8. Beijing Ran Fake Profiles to Target UK: Meta
  9. Negotiation Only Gives China Leverage: Retried General
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