Eunice Yoon

Eunice Yoon

@CNBC @CNBCi Beijing Bureau Chief, Senior Correspondent | Inside China host | @NBCNews | @BrownUniversity @PhillipsExeter | Instagram: onlyyoontv

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FINALLY! #China  President Xi Jinping Wednesday sent a message to @JoeBiden  to congratulate him on election as U.S. president, state media @XHNews  reports.

Looking ahead to #HongKong  chief Carrie Lam’s policy address Wed after she failed to secure econ perks from Beijing amid pandemic. @CNBC  Singapore-Hong Kong 'travel bubble' delayed as Hong Kong cases rise

#China warns of “zero tolerance” for misconduct after high profile bond defaults at state-owned firms rocked its #debt  markets. Regulators investigating banks linked to miner Yongcheng Coal. Int’l investors have almost no exposure to defaults but eyeing.👁

#China ’ @AlibabaGroup  chairman says Chinese anti-monopoly rules against internet companies are “timely and necessary”.

Surreal weekend. Attended first party in about a year. ~500 people. Health code, temperature checks. No masks. Glad #China  has contained #coronavirus  inside borders but torn about draconian measures to get here. Still much trauma. And loss of privacy disheartening.

Trump administration officially authorizes Biden transition

“Diplomacy is back,” and America will be “a country of welcome.” Two of the foreign policy shifts that members of President-elect Joe Biden’s national security team pledged to enact Tue at an event introducing Biden’s choices for top Cabinet posts @CNBC 


US House passes bill Wed to sanction #China  banks over #HongKong . House of Representatives’ legislation to penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who impose #nationalsecurity  law for what @NancyPelosi  called a “brutal, sweeping crackdown”.

One of the US’s big concerns about #China  apps is political manipulation by Beijing. To show you an example, we tried to send a photo of President Xi Jinping on WeChat. This is what happened.🙃 @CNBC  @CNBCii 

“The world needs to see that the United States will stand up and say this is wrong, we stand with the people of #HongKong ,” says Republican Senator Jim Risch. Risch, @marcorubio  meet Wednesday with @senatemajldr  to discuss vote on bill, aides said.

More signs #China  wants to return to normal. Schools to start reopening next week. Qinghai province to stagger start dates from Mar 11 to 20. Guizhou province says schools to reopen Mar 16. (These areas very few cases of #coronavirus .)

#Coronavirus: ‘Recovered’ patient dies as #China  reports discharged cases falling ill again

Twitter applies another fact check—this time to #China  spokesman’s tweets about #coronavirus  origins

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