At Least 46 Dead, 41 Injured in Taiwan Fire

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
October 14, 2021China in Focus

At least 46 are dead after an extremely fierce blaze in Taiwan. Sparked inside a 13-story building, it’s the island’s deadliest fire in years.

Netizens accuse Chinese authorities of inciting murder. The authorities are offering a higher reward for one criminal suspect’s body than for clues about his whereabouts.

LinkedIn is leaving China. The social networking platform says it’s getting harder to operate there because of the Chinese regime’s censorship rules.

Japan’s ruling party is vowing to double its defense spending to deter the Chinese military’s more aggressive behavior in the region.

The European Union plans to depend less on drugs from China after overreliance on China caused trouble for the EU in trying to source medicine amid the pandemic.

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