China in Focus Full Headlines for December 2

Published on December 2, 2021 by

Beijing is pushing a unique financial campaign—urging Chinese citizens and businesses to start using Digital Currency across the nation. And once that’s done—it has plans to promote that digital currency worldwide. It may be part of Beijing’s long game—to challenge the U.S. dollar on the global stage.

An episode from a famous TV show has disappeared from Disney’s streaming platform in Hong Kong. Its plot features a touchy subject for China’s Communist regime: the 1989 Tiananmen square massacre.

And the Women’s Tennis Association gives up hundreds of millions of dollars, suspending all tournaments inside China. The bold move comes amid fears for Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai and her safety.

00:00 Intro
01:08 Examining China’s digital currency ambitions
04:11 #Simpsons episode pulled in Hong Kong
05:39 Support for China tennis star Peng grows
08:37 U.S. to increase military presence in Indo-Pacific
10:46 FMR japan PM: Must act if CCP invades Taiwan
12:20 LA sheriff refuses COVID test with China link
13:37 Suncity closes its Macau VIP gaming rooms
15:13 Expert: Beijing power conflict in disguise

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