China has designated America’s COMPETES Act as Washington yet another information war against Beijing.
Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the America COMPETES Act, a bill focusing on U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and supply chains, Beijing News.Net reported.
The Chinese publication claimed that the “industrial” action includes actions to hold China “responsible” for genocide and slave labor, according to the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, and specifically allocates $ 500 million to the media to smear China.
China claims that this bill reflects the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021, another high-profile bill against China passed by the U.S. Senate in June 2021, which approved that $ 300 million be allocated for each fiscal year through 2026 to counter China’s influence globally.
The Chinese publication said that Washington has implemented complicated plans to boost the so-called “China threat” stories and “fight Chinese disinformation” through the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, and the Agency for Global Media, its state drive. foreign media service.
In September 2021, the largest Zimbabwean daily, The Harald, claimed that United States funds and trains local journalists to produce anti-China stories and discredit Chinese investments.
According to the Beijing News.Net report, some private media journalists were asked to portray Chinese companies investing in Zimbabwe as “causing damage to communities, the environment and workers”, receiving payment of $ 1,000 per tonne. history from the US Embassy through its proxy.
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