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Trade war: Shenzen hotel to charge 25 pc more for US citizens

AS the trade war between Beijing and Washington escalates, a hotel in the Chinese southern city of Shenzen plans to charge an extra 25 percent for US citizens. According to the Global Times, a tabloid published by the ruling Communist Party’s People’s Daily, the Modern Classic Hotel Group had put up a notice at its hotel informing guests of the extra charge on American guests. “We put up the notice last Friday. Our boss was really angry about the endless tariffs the U.S. planned to impose on China, so we decided to stand with the country and show our support,” a spokesperson of the hotel surnamed Yang told the paper on Thursday. SEE ALSO: Amid trade war, Trump 2020 flags are being made in China  People answering the phone on Friday at numbers on the hotel’s website said they were unaware of the policy. There has been little public evidence to date of anti-American activity in China as the trade dispute has grown increasingly bitter. However, Wang Jun, deputy director of the Department of Information at the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, was quoted as saying the “resentment is accumulating in response to a tougher US policy on China.” ... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Trade war: Shenzen hotel to charge 25 pc more for US citizens, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Trade war: Shenzen hotel to charge 25 pc more for US citizens

 

 

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Published By: ASIAN CORRESPONDENT - Friday, 13 July, 2018

 

 

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