China in Focus (June 9): U.S. Senate Passes Bill to Compete With China

President Joe Biden removes restrictions on social networking apps TikTok and WeChat. The Commerce Department will now review the Chinese-made software, examining claims that the apps pose national security risks.

The U.S. Senate passes a bipartisan bill to help the country compete with Chinese technology.

New York’s transportation authorities say hackers breached their system in April. They suspect the attackers have ties to Beijing.

Neon lights on Hong Kong’s iconic mountain top commemorate a pro-democracy protest. The spectacle marks the second anniversary of the city’s anti-extradition movement.

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