• Why Trump's push to ban WeChat would be hard on the Chinese diaspora

    9 days ago - By The Next Web

    Chinese Americans are waiting nervously to hear whether the Trump administration's efforts to ban the app WeChat in the US will be successful. Donald Trump issued an executive order on August 6 placing the Chinese-owned app in the firing line, claiming it was a “threat” to US national security. The order propelled the US Department of Commerce into action to propose banning WeChat from US app stores and prohibit money transfers using the app. This move was met with dismay by many Chinese Americans, who rely on the app as a source of both news and connection with family and...
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