Orwellian nonsense

BEIJING | China applauds airlines for changing ‘Taiwan’ references

BEIJING — China is applauding international airlines for bending to its demand that they stop referring to Taiwan as an independent country on their websites after the issue generated friction between Beijing and Washington. The three largest U.S. carriers — American Airlines, Delta and United — are among a wave of airlines that have removed … Continue reading BEIJING | China applauds airlines for changing ‘Taiwan’ references

CLEVELAND | White House: China push on Taiwan is ‘Orwellian nonsense’

CLEVELAND (AP) — The White House is condemning China’s efforts to control how U.S. airlines refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, saying the push to make them comply with Chinese standards is “Orwellian nonsense.” Press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump “ran against political correctness in the United States” and as president he will “stand … Continue reading CLEVELAND | White House: China push on Taiwan is ‘Orwellian nonsense’