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China Raises Scrutiny on Companies With New Anti-Spying Rules

  • Security Ministry targets infiltration by ‘hostile forces’
  • Authorities to draw up lists of susceptible organizations
A member of the People's Armed Police stands guard under surveillance cameras on the outer perimeter of Tienanmen Square in Beijing, China.

A member of the People's Armed Police stands guard under surveillance cameras on the outer perimeter of Tienanmen Square in Beijing, China.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

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China’s top spy agency announced measures to fight infiltration by “hostile forces” in companies and other institutions, state media said, in the latest sign of businesses getting caught in the competition between Beijing and Washington.