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China sentences lawyer who reported on outbreak to 4 years

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a former lawyer who reported on the early stage of the coronavirus outbreak to four years in prison on charges of “picking fights and provoking troub...

China approves new law to protect whistleblowers and prevent epidemics

Beijing passed a new law on Saturday to protect whistleblowers who disclose information about public health emergencies as part of wider efforts to improve its handling of disease outbreaks. Chinese ...

Taiwanese researcher reveals insights into China's propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The propaganda of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) lies at the heart of the party’s unshakable position within China. Created to brainwash its people into worshi...

Vandals paint 'F*** CCP,' 'TAIWAN NO.1' on Chinese consulate in NZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Monday (May 18) showing the Chinese consulate in New Zealand spray-painted with vulgar language insulting the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and praising ...

Chinese media's attempts to exonerate country from responsibility for coronavirus fall flat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece Xinhua last week listed 24 reasons why China should not be held accountable for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The ...

Photo of the Day: 'How's life in China?'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meme mocking communist China's brutal authoritarian rule has resurfaced and continues to resonate among netizens amid the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. O...

Evidence of Taiwan health official learning about Wuhan virus human-to-human transmission in Dec

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As world leaders are pointing a finger at what U.S. President called a "China-centric" World Health Organization for failing to respond to the human-to-human cor...

Vendors return in Wuhan as China prepares virus memorial

WUHAN, China (AP) — Sidewalk vendors wearing face masks and gloves sold pork, tomatoes, carrots and other vegetables to shoppers Friday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began, as wor...

Trump's contradictory views on China shift as crisis grows

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has held an unequivocal position about China and the coronavirus — several of them. Trump initially praised China, then excoriated Beijing af...

US, Taiwan team up to debunk coronavirus rumors on Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taipei (AIT) on Friday (March 27) announced a collaboration with the Taiwan Fact-Check Center to combat disinformation amid the coronavirus (COVI...

WHO ignored Taiwan's warnings about coronavirus in December

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (March 24) confirmed that it had warned the World Health Organization (WHO) about the human-to-human transmissio...

US wakes up to Taiwan’s global status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States President Donald Trump recently used the term “Chinese virus” while responding to questions from reporters, at a news conference. On the print...

China police apologize to family of dead coronavirus whistleblower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's National Supervisory Commission released an investigative report on Thursday (March 19) and demanded that Wuhan police withdraw the reprimand it issued to Chin...

China exonerates doctor reprimanded for warning of virus

BEIJING (AP) — China has taken the highly unusual move of exonerating a doctor who was reprimanded for warning about the coronavirus outbreak and later died of the disease. The offi...

Chinese probe criticizes police reprimand of virus doctor

BEIJING (AP) — China's top disciplinary body has criticized how police handled the case of a Chinese doctor who was reprimanded for rumor-mongering after he shared a warning with others about the coro...