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Chinese state media airs another forced confession amid broadcast row with Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s state-run news network CCTV-13 reported on Wednesday (April 14) that a man named Li Hengli (李享利) has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for allegedly endan...

Why are foreign journalists fleeing China?

At least 20 journalists have been expelled or forced to leave China since last year, the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China has said. The club says Beijing deploys "intimidation" tac...

BBC reporter who covered Xinjiang leaves China for Taiwan in apparent haste

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The BBC’s most prominent journalist working in China has left the country for Taiwan, according to the news service. John Sudworth, who worked for the BBC in Chin...

'Tough' U.S.-China talks signal rocky start to relations under Biden

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese officials concluded on Friday what Washington called “tough and direct” talks in Alaska, which laid bare the depth of tensions between the wo...

Myanmar factory attacks put focus on Chinese influence

BANGKOK (AP) — Confusion over what exactly happened during recent attacks on factories in Myanmar has highlighted the complex and troubled nature of the country's relations with China amid a broad pub...

China threatens 'drastic action to protect its interests' in Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's state-owned media on Tuesday (March 16) threatened that the country would take "drastic action to protect its interests" amid alleged attacks on Chin...

Taiwanese firms fly Taiwan flags to avoid confusion with Chinese plants in Myanmar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid attacks on Chinese-owned factories in Myanmar, Taiwan's representative office in the country has told Taiwanese companies to fly the Taiwan flag to distinguish th...

China aims to vaccinate 70-80% of population by mid-2022

BEIJING (AP) — China is aiming to vaccinate 70-80% of its population by the end of this year or mid-2022, the head of the country's Center for Disease Control said Saturday. With fou...

Foreign correspondents in China face growing restrictions

Earlier this month, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China (FCCC) released its 2020 annual report, pointing out that China has stepped up efforts to frustrate the work of foreign corresponden...

China blasts BBC report after summoning UK ambassador

BEIJING (AP) — China is complaining anew about recent reporting by the BBC, days after summoning the British ambassador to Beijing to register displeasure over a recent article she penned defending pr...

France approves China's CGTN broadcast license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The top French media watchdog Conseil superieur de l'audiovisuel (CSA) announced Wednesday (March 3) that it has reviewed and approved China Global Television Network&...

China’s CGTN applies for French license to broadcast in Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s state broadcaster has applied to the French authorities to regain its right to air in the E.U. after its license was revoked by the U.K. earlier this month. ...

CGTN to lose broadcast permission across Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the decision by British regulators to withdraw the broadcasting license of the China Global Television Network (CGTN), Germany has begun barring the Chinese news...

EU calls on China to reverse ban on BBC World News channel

BEIJING (AP) — The European Union on Saturday called on China to reverse its ban on the BBC World News television channel imposed in apparent retaliation for Britain’s pulling of the license of state-...

China bans BBC news broadcasts in apparent retaliation

BEIJING (AP) — China has banned the BBC World News television channel from the few outlets where it could be seen in the country in possible retaliation after British regulators revoked the license of...