Macau bans annual Tiananmen Massacre vigil citing Covid-19, despite only 1 case
China: Pompeo congratulations of Taiwan president on her inauguration "very dangerous step"
Chinese government spokesman says unreasonable and narrow-minded to say China is vying for global leadership by giving virus assistance to other countries
China's Taiwan Affairs Office: "Reunification" of Taiwan with the mainland is the natural trend of history and efforts to seek independence for the island are a dead-end
Beijing must find a way to live alongside a democratic Taiwan that will never accept Chinese rule, President @iingwen said Wednesday in an inauguration speech that also celebrated the island's successful fight against the coronavirus
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In Mandarin Chinese, @WHNSC deputy director Matthew Pottinger congratulates the democratically elected Taiwan President @iingwen on the commencement of her 2nd term.
Since March, Chinese fighter jets have harassed U.S. spy planes "at least nine times" in South China Sea, according to deputy assistant secretary of defense for Southeast Asia, Reed Werner. U.S. destroyer Mustin also had "unsafe" encounter with Chinese warship last month
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Why did coronavirus spread in the rest of the world and not in the rest of China, asks @POTUS
POTUS says he feels differently than he did three months ago about the Phase One Trade Deal with China. He says the Coronavirus started in China and could have been contained. Coronavirus
Czech Senate President @Vystrcil_Milos said today that his office was pressure by the Chinese Embassy in Prague not to congratulate @iingwen publicly. So he congratulated the Taiwanese president publicly, praising Taiwan as a democracy. What a way to say "screw you, commies"
"The farmers were targeted by China," says @POTUS
The United States imposes sanctions on a Chinese logistics company for activities related to Iran
China envoy to @WHO calls US support for Taiwan "political hype" and "this conduct is not acceptable."
Taiwan "must be welcomed to contribute to, not be excluded from," @WHO meetings, says US statement. "This is extremely concerning especially when this pandemic is partly aggravated."
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HongKong Liberal Party founding chairman Allen Lee has died aged 80. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has expressed her condolences
HongKong - Limitation on public gatherings under COVID19 will be extended until June 4, which implies that the annual June4 vigil organised by @hka8964 at Victoria Park will likely be banned. If so, it will be the first time in over 3 decades
Chinese Foreign Ministry: Trump's message to the WHO is an attempt to divert attention from its inefficiency in dealing with coronavirus
China criticizes Trump's statements about the World Health Organization and considers that the US President seeks to "mislead public opinion and discredit Beijing"
Coronavirus – Hong Kong extends social distancing rules and public gathering restriction
The US President: WHO is a game in China's hands and I will make the final decision about our funding for them soon
"They're a puppet of China," says @POTUS of @WHO
Meanwhile, @Apple has given in to demands of authoritarian governments, such as China and Russia, adds Barr
Failure of @WHO cost lives and there was an apparent attempt to conceal the COVID19 outbreak by at least one member state (China), @SecAzar tells World Health Assembly
Taiwan president's office targeted in suspected cyberattack
China says it will send a team to Israel to return the body of its ambassador
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 28km WNW of Wenping, China
WHO Director: An independent investigation will be conducted into the response to the Coronavirus "at an appropriate time"
The Chinese President: Any vaccines our country will develop against the Coronavirus will become a public good
China has pledged US$2bn over two years to tackle Covid19, says leader Xi Jinping
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Chinese leader Xi Jinping is speaking at the opening of the WHO's World Health Assembly