Trump’s 15 Percent Tariffs on $112B in Chinese Goods Take Effect

Christopher Ranch Executive Vice President Ken Christopher poses for a photo as employees work with garlic on the production line in Gilroy, Calif. on May, 30, 2019. Garlic and honey producers are applauding the new tariffs on Chinese goods. (Josh Edelson /AFP/Getty Images)

CHINA-US NEWS

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

September 1, 2019 Updated: September 1, 2019

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports took effect early on Sept. 1, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer goods in advance of the holiday shopping season.

The 15 percent taxes apply to about $112 billion of Chinese imports.… READ MORE...

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Trump Meets With Falun Gong Practitioner, Other Survivors of Religious Persecution

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Zhang Yuhua, a Falun Gong practitioner who survived persecution in China, at the White House on July 17, 2019. (Screenshot/The White House)

TRUMP PRESIDENCY

BY CATHY HE, EPOCH TIMES

July 17, 2019 Updated: July 18, 2019

WASHINGTON—A practitioner of the spiritual discipline Falun Gong who was persecuted in China for her faith was among 27 survivors of religious persecution who met with President Donald Trump at the White House on July 17.

Yuhua Zhang, 59, was repeatedly imprisoned and suffered torture in China for a combined period of 7 1/2 years for refusing to renounce her faith before escaping to the United States in 2015.… READ MORE...

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