China warns media to avoid ‘Trade War’ term

Posted by Noor Ali

Government advises against using ‘trade war’ term in stories
ANKARA: China on Saturday warned state-owned media against highlighting the ongoing “trade war” with the U.S.
According to a story in Hong Kong-based newspaper South Morning Post, the Chinese government asked its media not to relate decline in the stock market and the depreciation of the Chinese Yuan to the trade war.
The government even advised against using the term “trade war” in stories, according to the story which quoted four employees.
The decision reportedly was taken to avoid panic in the public.–AA

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