June Cheng

June is a reporter for WORLD. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and covers East Asia, including China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Follow June on Twitter @JuneCheng_World.

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Telling the truth about coronavirus

Coronavirus | Ordinary Chinese citizens are finding creative ways to tell the truth about their government’s response
by June Cheng
Posted 3/20/20, 04:42 pm

As the coronavirus outbreak dies down in China and surges in the West, Chinese officials and propagandists are declaring a victory for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the “people’s war” against the virus. 

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China’s non-coronavirus news

China | Beijing continues a crackdown on dissidents, Hong Kong protesters, and religious minorities
by June Cheng
Posted 3/06/20, 08:40 am

While the China-related headlines have focused on the novel coronavirus outbreak for the last month and a half, you may have missed other breaking news that reveals the continuing trend of China flexing its control inside and outside the country.

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Protection from a pandemic

Health | An infectious disease expert shares how Americans can prepare for a coronavirus outbreak
by June Cheng
Posted 3/02/20, 03:50 pm

A week after officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) called the spread of the coronavirus “inevitable” in the United States, six people in the country have died, all in the Seattle area. 

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