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China says Bloomberg news assistant in Beijing released

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese news assistant in Beijing for Bloomberg News has been released on bail, the American financial news service reported Tuesday, citing the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C. ...

Journalist detained in China denied calls, partner says

SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian partner of a journalist who has been detained in China for nearly two years said Thursday she is being denied the chance to speak with her family and consular staff, and h...

Cheng Lei: Australian reporter jailed in China denied calls to family, partner says

The health and well-being of Cheng Lei, an Australian journalist who has been detained in China since 2020, is cause for concern, according to her partner, who was interviewed by an Australian TV chan...

China opens espionage trial of Chinese Australian journalist

BEIJING (AP) — The trial of Chinese Australian journalist Cheng Lei on espionage charges began Thursday in Beijing, with diplomats denied permission to attend proceedings. Australia...

Australian journalist on trial for espionage in Beijing

The trial of Australian journalist Cheng Lei on charges of espionage has begun in Beijing behind closed doors. Diplomats have been denied permission to attend proceedings, taking place under heavy gua...

Calls renewed for release of Chinese-Australian journalist

BEIJING (AP) — Journalist groups have renewed calls for the release of Chinese-Australian business reporter Cheng Lei on the eve of her trial in Beijing on espionage charges. Former...

Chinese court to try Chinese Australian journalist next week

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese Australian journalist who has been held in China since August 2020 will be tried next week, the Australian government said Saturday. Cheng Lei, who was a pro...

Australia says citizen is in arbitrary detention in China

Australia considers the incarceration of a Chinese-Australian writer who has been tried in Beijing for alleged espionage a case of arbitrary detention, the foreign minister said on Friday. Yang Hen...

China shuts down channel for diplomatic dialogue in ongoing row with Australia

China on Thursday (May 6) cut off a channel for diplomatic and trade talks with Australia in a largely symbolic act of fury, following clashes over a wide range of issues including human rights, espio...

Detained Australian journalist in China warned family should not raise her case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian journalist and CGTN news anchor Cheng Lei (成蕾), who was detained in China last August for allegedly leaking national secrets, has met virtually with Australian ...

Envoy: China not discriminating against foreign journalists

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — China continued to welcome foreign journalists and discriminated against none, a Chinese envoy said on Wednesday, contradicting an Australian reporter's opinion that they we...

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...

Foreign journalists in China see 'rapid decline in media freedom': Survey

China used coronavirus prevention measures, intimidation and visa curbs to limit foreign reporting in 2020, ushering in a “rapid decline in media freedom,” the Foreign Correspondents&rsquo...

Chinese-Australian reporter allegedly spread Chinese secrets

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — China has formally arrested a Chinese-born Australian journalist for CGTN, the English-language channel of China Central Television, on suspicion of illegally supplyin...

China accuses Australian journalist of 'supplying state secrets'

Six months after being detained in China, journalist Cheng Lei was formally arrested on suspicion of illegally supplying state secrets overseas, China and Australia's foreign ministries said on Mo...