U.S. Sails Warship Through Taiwan Strait as China Watches Sternly

WSJ: "The first such transit this year follows nine in 2022, activities that Beijing protests."
Beijing threatens to take measures against nations imposing COVID travel curbs
Axios: "The Chinese government's warning comes ahead of the easing of requirements for those traveling to China."
Chinese jet came within 10 feet of U.S. military aircraft, U.S. says
Reuters: "A Chinese Navy J-11 fighter jet is recorded flying close to a U.S. Air Force RC-135 aircraft in international airspace over the South China Sea, according to the U.S. military, in a still image from video taken December 21, 2022."
U.S. to impose new coronavirus testing requirements for travelers from China
Washington Post: "The requirement for all travelers 2 years old and older to show a negative test result is scheduled to go into effect Jan. 5."
Senate probes major automakers over alleged link to Uyghur forced labor in China
Fox News: "The Chinese government has been accused of crimes against humanity and genocide against the Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang."
COVID origins ‘may have been tied’ to China’s bioweapons program: GOP report
Fox News: "House Republicans state that the virus 'spilled over' to the human population."
Chinese diplomats at centre of Manchester consulate row return home
The Guardian: "Consular staff wanted for questioning by police over beating up of activists recalled to Beijing."
China brings WTO case against U.S. and its sweeping chip export curbs as tech tensions escalate
CNBC News: "China initiated a dispute against the U.S. at the World Trade Organization over Washington’s sweeping semiconductor export curbs."
US Congress Pokes China With Taiwan Defense Support, Chips Ban
Bloomberg: "Defense bill authorizes $10 billion in weapons for Taiwan."
U.S. believes China protests won’t spread — for now
Politico: "Chinese authorities appear determined to prevent growth of large scale protests."