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U.S. Senate passes bill to ban all products from Xinjiang, China

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The U.S. Senate has passed legislation to ban the import of products from China’s Xinjiang region

It’s the latest effort in Washington’s push to punish Beijing for what U.S. officials say is an ongoing genocide against Uyghurs and other Muslim groups.

China has denied previous allegations that the region’s Uyghur population has been subjected to human rights abuses.

The Uighur Forced Labour Prevention Act has been implemented to create a “rebuttable presumption” – assuming goods manufactured in Xinjiang are made with forced labour and will therefore be banned under the 1930 Tariff Act, unless otherwise certified by US authorities.

The announcement comes as Western governments harden their stance over companies operating in the north-western region of China.

Next, the bill must have to pass the House of Representatives before it can be sent to the White House for President Joe Biden to sign into law.

It was not immediately clear when that might take place.

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Essential daily protein needs for better health

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Protein is a fundamental macronutrient essential for various bodily functions, including muscle repair, enzyme production, and immune system support.

Daily protein requirements can vary significantly based on factors such as activity levels, age, and gender.

To help unpack this topic, Kate Save from BeFitFood joins to share her key insights. #featured

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Can big tech be trusted to use AI ethically?

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Big tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and IBM announced comprehensive plans to enhance AI safety measures – but is that enough to convince the everyday worker?

On this episode of Ahron & Mike Live – Can big tech be trusted with AI? “The Fall Guy” takes a hard hit, Apple’s Top Ten controversy and a robot performs surgery on a piece of corn.

Ticker’s Ahron Young & Mike Loder discuss. #featured

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Biden slams the brakes on EV overcapacity

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President Biden has imposed new tariffs on Chinese EV imports, just as the Chinese EV industry is facing a critical challenge: overcapacity.

The move comes amidst escalating trade tensions between the two economic giants, with repercussions likely to reverberate across the automotive sector.

David Zhang, the China Insider explores this issue and more. #featured #trending

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