China in Focus (Jan. 27): Biden’s UN Nominee Comments on China Draw Ire

By Tiffany Meier
Tiffany Meier
Tiffany Meier
Tiffany Meier is a New York-based reporter and host of NTD's "China in Focus" and "Deep Dive."
January 27, 2021 Updated: January 27, 2021

A heated debate erupted over President Joe Biden’s choice of UN ambassador. The disagreement stems from a speech the nominee gave at a Chinese Communist Party-backed Confucius Institute.

America’s power grid could be at risk, after Biden suspended an order that aimed to protect it.

The Biden administration denounces using terms like “China virus” and “Wuhan virus” to describe the pandemic. Both have been used by former President Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

And Canadian tech company BlackBerry has sold 90 patents related to key smartphone technology to Chinese telecom giant Huawei.

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Tiffany Meier
Tiffany Meier
Tiffany Meier is a New York-based reporter and host of NTD's "China in Focus" and "Deep Dive."