China Rejects NASA Accusation Over Moon Territory

Top officials from the United States and China discuss reducing tariffs over video conference—but experts say it may not be enough to help China’s trade issues.

NASA issues a warning against Beijing, saying it plans to take over the moon in the coming years. But China fires back, accusing the agency of pushing a smear campaign.

Heavy downpours and floods are sweeping China. And forecasters say this year’s rainy season isn’t letting up.

Shanghai announces two new rounds of mass virus testing, while another city with 7 million people is ordered back under lockdown.

We take a closer look at Confucius Institutes—and which U.S. universities are still running them.

Topics in this episode:

  1. China, U.S. Hold High-Level Talk on Reducing Tariffs
  2. China Rejects NASA Accusation Over Moon Territory
  3. Heavy Rain Hit Parts China in Wake of Typhoon Chaba
  4. Chinese City of 7M Residents Resumes Lockdown
  5. China Eases Mass Testing Amid Economic Stress
  6. Wimbledon Venue Appeals WTA Fine
  7. Q&A: Confucius Institutes in the U.S.
  8. Taiwanese Join Defense, Medical Training
  9. UK Lawmakers Call for Ban on Hikvision, Dahua
  10. China’s Digital Authoritarianism: Katrina Lantos Swett

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