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Wuhan probe members blast NYT story for ‘misquoting’ them as Beijing mocks US bid to hold WHO ‘to higher standards’

The independent expert team returned this week from a month-long fact-finding mission to Wuhan, where they were searching for a better understanding of how the Covid-19 pandemic started. Their mission was subject to politically charged attention, stemming from widespread accusations from some Western officials that the Chinese government had conducted …

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BBC World News banned from broadcasting in China, as London-Beijing media war heats up

China’s National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA) announced the ban on Thursday, stating that the BBC’s reports “violated the requirements that news should be truthful and fair, harmed China’s national interests and undermined China’s national unity.” The “reports” in question likely refer to BBC Newsnight’s coverage of China’s Xinjiang Province, …

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BBC World News banned from broadcasting in China, as London-Beijing media war heats up

China’s National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA) announced the ban on Thursday, stating that the BBC’s reports “violated the requirements that news should be truthful and fair, harmed China’s national interests and undermined China’s national unity.” The “reports” in question likely refer to BBC Newsnight’s coverage of China’s Xinjiang Province, …

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Beijing accuses Britain of ‘double standards and political suppression’ after CGTN news network banned by UK regulator

Speaking on Friday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Wang Wenbin, told reporters that China Global Television Network (CGTN) has strictly abided by British laws and regulations and claimed the decision to revoke the organization’s license brought into question Britain’s commitment to press freedoms.  “This is clear double standards and political suppression. …

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Beijing to sanction US officials over Taiwan, claims Trump govt burning bridges and creating obstacles for new administration

Speaking on Monday, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying urged Washington to immediately stop its “wrongful” behavior against China, citing the bullying of Chinese companies by the US, as well as American interference in Chinese internal affairs. “China has decided to impose sanctions on the responsible US officials who performed badly …

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