Floods cause damage in Northern China; US blocks Chinese company from getting nuclear materials

Floods cause damage in Northern China; US blocks Chinese company from getting nuclear materials

Floods cause damage in Northern China; US blocks Chinese company from getting nuclear materials

Floods and landslides continue to plague parts of China. To make the situation worse, authorities are discharging water from local reservoirs, with little to no warning ahead of time. A newly built house is torn down in China. Police reportedly beat up the owner—who’s disabled—and his elderly parents. Some overseas Chinese people are running scams on dating websites. As a consequence, Chinese authorities are destroying their homes to force them to return to China. Controversial Chinese tech giant Huawei is hiring a former BBC news executive to help it brush up its international image. In a blow to China’s nuclear ambitions, the United States blocks China’s largest nuclear company from sourcing crucial materials from the United States.