5/9/2020, 6:00 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US tightens visa restrictions for Chinese journalists

The United States Department of Homeland Security issued new stricter visa guidelines for Chinese journalists in response to Beijing’s "suppression of independent journalism." The new rules are set to kick in on Monday and will limit visas for Chinese journalists to 90 days.

Back in March, China expelled several American journalists from the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal amid tensions surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and its origin.

Breaking the News / JC