Houston’s Chinese Consulate Abruptly Ordered to Close by Trump Administration

President Donald Trump’s administration has abruptly ordered the closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston. Photo credit: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The United States has ordered China to close its consulate in Houston by Friday, an abrupt move that opens up a new front in a battle for supremacy between the world’s two biggest economies. Beijing immediately vowed to retaliate for the “unprecedented escalation,” leading to speculation it could order the closure ...

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