US State Department issues travel advisory for China

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US State Department issues travel advisory for China

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https://amp.businessinsider.com/us-chin ... ory-2019-1

The US government is warning Americans that if they visit China they may not be able to return home
Benjamin Zhang Jan 3, 2019, 3:05 PM

The State Department has released a travel advisory for China.Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images
The US State Department has issued a travel advisory urging Americans to "exercise increased caution" when traveling to the People's Republic of China.

The elevated travel advisory is out of concern that China may arbitrarily enforce local laws and detain US citizens without cause using exit bans.

Under these exit bans, US citizens may be detained or forced to stay in China for an indefinite period of time and may be subject to harassment and interrogation.

The China travel advisory is a level-two advisory, which urges increased caution.

Other countries or regions with a level-two advisory include Algeria, Antarctica, Belgium, France, Germany, Denmark, Myanmar, and the United Kingdom.

The US State Department has issued a travel advisory urging Americans to "exercise increased caution" when traveling to the People's Republic of China.

The State Department's elevated travel advisory is out of concern that China may arbitrarily enforce local laws and detain US citizens without cause.

The advisory also indicates that US-Chinese citizens or Americans of Chinese heritage are especially vulnerable to "additional scrutiny and harassment."

"Chinese authorities have asserted broad authority to prohibit US citizens from leaving China by using 'exit bans,' sometimes keeping US citizens in China for years," the State Department said in its advisory.

According to the advisory, China tends to use these exit bans in a coercive manner to "compel US citizens to participate in Chinese government investigations, to lure individuals back to China from abroad, and to aid Chinese authorities in resolving civil disputes in favor of Chinese parties."

In addition, the State Department said Americans find out about these exit bans only when they try to leave China, and they aren't notified how long the bans will last.

The advisory also said that Americans affected by exit bans have been "harassed and threatened" by authorities.

"US citizens may be detained without access to US consular services or information about their alleged crime," the State Department said. "US citizens may be subjected to prolonged interrogations and extended detention for reasons related to "state security."

"Security personnel may detain and/or deport US citizens for sending private electronic messages critical of the Chinese government," the agency added.

The new China travel advisory is a level-two advisory, which urges increased caution. A level-one advisory suggests travelers "exercise normal precautions," while a level-three advisory urges Americans to "reconsider travel." A level-four advisory recommends that Americans avoid traveling to a particular country.

Other countries or regions with a level-two advisory include Algeria, Antarctica, Belgium, France, Germany, Denmark, Myanmar, and the United Kingdom.

China's super airlines are on the rise and that puts American, Delta, and United in a complicated situation
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Big'n wrote: Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:48 am https://amp.businessinsider.com/us-chin ... ory-2019-1

The US government is warning Americans that if they visit China they may not be able to return home
Benjamin Zhang Jan 3, 2019, 3:05 PM

The State Department has released a travel advisory for China.Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images
The US State Department has issued a travel advisory urging Americans to "exercise increased caution" when traveling to the People's Republic of China.

The elevated travel advisory is out of concern that China may arbitrarily enforce local laws and detain US citizens without cause using exit bans.

Under these exit bans, US citizens may be detained or forced to stay in China for an indefinite period of time and may be subject to harassment and interrogation.

The China travel advisory is a level-two advisory, which urges increased caution.

Other countries or regions with a level-two advisory include Algeria, Antarctica, Belgium, France, Germany, Denmark, Myanmar, and the United Kingdom.
If it's the same level as Belgium it can not be too dangerous, can it?
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They are rioting in the streets all over France and Belgium. Not a good time to visit for a European vacation.
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Antarctica?

What, am I going to be detained by an emperor penguin?
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Might as well warn US companies doing business there too.. :wink:
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they are denying exit to US citizens from today
note what is happening with the djia
things are degrading
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frank lee bent wrote: Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:17 am they are denying exit to US citizens from today
note what is happening with the djia
things are degrading
DOW could be in serious trouble from here on. Nasty top pattern and the last attempts to rally failed miserably at multiple resistance.
This could fall to 20000 points and below much faster than most realise.
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To be expected, really. The Chinese want a high profile American and/or Canadian businessperson for a predictable tit-for-tat in retaliation of the detained Huawei executive chick. They have only detained a few nobodies so far, but their desire is clear. I'd be shitting my pants if I was a Boeing executive travelling to and from there for meetings. Easy to arrest them with charges of bribery or spying (which may or may not have some degree of truth).
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yes.
hostage time
note the action in russia
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