Gordon Chang: Coronavirus Is Killing China’s Factories and Creating Economic Chaos

Gordon Chang writes in the National Interest: “Walmart, which essentially forces suppliers to manufacture in China, told consumers to “save money, live better.” Yet how can they live better if store shelves are bare?” This looks like the end of China’s central role in global supply chains. A microbe in China—and the response of a […]

China’s Xi Jinping warns: ‘The peak of the [coronavirus] outbreak has not yet been reached’

The Washington Examiner reports: Chinese communist officials should expect the coronavirus outbreak to get worse before it gets better, according to the Communist Party general secretary. “We have to be clear that the peak of the outbreak has not yet been reached,” Xi Jinping, chairman of the government, told his top party lieutenants on Friday. Xi sounded that cautionary […]