Protests Erupt at World’s Biggest iPhone Factory; US Activates 1st Space Force Unit Deterring China
China in Focus
Violent #Protests erupt at the world’s biggest #iPhone factory. Chinese workers are smashing windows and facing off against police officers. A Taiwanese colonel has been charged for taking bribes from China, promising to surrender in the event of war with Beijing. The first overseas Space Force unit activates. It’s based in the #IndoPacific region, a move aimed at countering China. Republicans in the House are taking aim at TikTok. A letter to the social media company’s chief executive suggests the platform may have misled Congress. China is securing one of its biggest-ever natural gas deals with the world’s top exporter. Sixty billion dollars are on the table—but Europe is still on the fence over energy goals.