Wed April, 2021, Age: 2 weeks
Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu accused the People’s Republic of China (PRC) of offering its COVID-19 vaccines to Paraguay in exchange for severed ties with Taiwan. The PRC has denied the allegations. Paraguay has been embattled with COVID-19, reporting over 200,000 cases.
China has continued island construction in the Spratly Islands, according to new satellite images.
Western sanctions over eroding human rights in China have led Beijing and Moscow into closer partnership.