Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns

Lithuania’s Defense Ministry recommended that consumers avoid buying Chinese mobile phones and advised people to throw away the ones they have now after a government report found the devices had built-in censorship capabilities. Flagship phones sold in Europe by China’s smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp have a built-in ability to detect and censor terms such as… Continue reading Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns

China demands Lithuania withdraw envoy in row over Taiwan

China demanded Lithuania on Tuesday, August 10, withdraw its ambassador in Beijing and said it would recall China’s envoy to Vilnius in a row over the Baltic state allowing Chinese-claimed Taiwan to open a de facto embassy there using its own name. China considers democratically ruled Taiwan to be its most sensitive territorial issue as… Continue reading China demands Lithuania withdraw envoy in row over Taiwan