China is trying to downplay a brewing trade war with the US by censoring comments from Trump and US authorities
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China has ordered state media not to report on comments from President Donald Trump or US officials because of the trade conflict.

China told its media to not "attack Trump's vulgarity," and instead said to use state-sanctioned experts and promote "economic brightspots" by using "important page placement."

The notice indicates how China is trying to shield its citizens from news of trade escalations with the US.

It also seems that Beijing is trying to not anger...

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