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Taiwanese residents in Norway are being designated as Chinese. We speak to the leader of a group of Taiwanese students who intend to protest the case in Norway and at the European Court of Human Rights.
Further analysis of Chinese claims that it is victimized by Western media bias fails to prove much beyond the commitment of English-language journalists to document human rights violations in China.
One year after his death in captivity, the Nobel laureate and prominent Chinese dissident was commemorated in a small gathering near Taipei 101.
'As Liu lay dying in the hospital, there was a shameful silence from Australia’s leaders on Liu’s case. Canada, France, Germany, Taiwan, and the U.S. all called on the Chinese authorities to free Liu and allow him and his wife to travel abroad for medical treatment. Australia made so no such call.'
ASIA NEWS BITES: Liu Xiaobo Dies in Custody; China’s North Korea Trade Lifts Despite Trump; China Denies VPN Shutdown; Taiwan Fines Airbnb Rentals
A quick roundup of the most important news from around the region.