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One of China’s biggest corporations, ZTE, is now embroiled in what is essentially the biggest embarrassment for a Chinese business operating in the United States. (Image:  Kārlis Dambrāns via  flickr  CC BY 2.0 )

The Uncertain Fate of ZTE

On April 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security issued a ban on the Chinese company Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation (ZTE), and collectively other companies of ZTE, stating that no American companies are allowed to…

Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment and has become a billion-dollar business. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

China Looking to Oust Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment, becoming a billion-dollar business. Most won’t think there’s anything wrong with the cartoon and, certainly, not one to get banned. But in China, the short cartoons about…

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platform Douyin. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

Peppa Pig Banned by Douyin

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platfors Douyin. It appears that the website became wary of the growing popularity of the cartoon, especially, among young Chinese adults, which resulted in this ban. Nevertheless,…

ZTE Blade phone. (Image:  John Karakatsanis via  flickr  CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Truth Behind the ZTE Embargo

China is feeling the shock after ZTE, the second-largest Chinese phone manufacturer, has been banned for 7 years from buying U.S. produced telecommunication parts. This news has even caused a stir in Zhongnanhai, the Chinese National Administration Office in charge…

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The Uncertain Fate of ZTE

On April 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security issued a ban on the Chinese company Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation (ZTE), and collectively other companies…

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China Looking to Oust Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment, becoming a billion-dollar business. Most won’t think there’s anything wrong with the cartoon and, certainly, not one…

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Peppa Pig Banned by Douyin

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platfors Douyin. It appears that the website became wary of the growing popularity of the cartoon, especially,…

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The Truth Behind the ZTE Embargo

China is feeling the shock after ZTE, the second-largest Chinese phone manufacturer, has been banned for 7 years from buying U.S. produced telecommunication parts. This news has even caused a…