Chinese Regime Issues Conflicting Policies on Lunar New Year Travel as Virus Outbreaks Worsen

NICOLE HAO | EPOCH TIMES As CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus outbreaks across China continue to worsen, Chinese central authorities recently issued conflicting policies on traveling during the Lunar New Year holiday, causing confusion. And after months of authorities blaming local outbreaks on contaminated imported foods, the central government’s State Council suddenly did an about-face and said food is unlikely […]

China Orders Closure of Chengdu U.S. Consulate in Retaliation Over Houston

Gao Feng and Tseng Yat-yiu | Radio Free Asia China on Friday ordered the closure of the U.S. consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu, in a tit-for-tat retaliation for the closure of its Houston consulate by Washington. The move came after the ruling Chinese Communist Party said it would retaliate after the consulate in […]

Shanghai Police Hold Lawyer-Turned-Blogger Who Reported From Wuhan

Qiao Long and Wong Lok-to | Radio Free Asia Police from Shanghai have detained a lawyer-turned-citizen journalist who reported on the emerging coronavirus epidemic in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Zhang Zhan, who lives in Shanghai but who traveled to Wuhan in early February, was taken away from Wuhan’s Caiguang Hotel near Hankou railway […]