Hong Kong Formally Reprimands Journalist for Asking WHO Official About Taiwan

The government of Hong Kong officially reprimanded Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) reporter Yvonne Tong on Thursday, accusing her of violating the “One China” doctrine by asking World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director Bruce Aylward about Taiwan in an interview that became a viral sensation, and a global outrage, when Aylward refused to answer the question.

Yvonne Tong, interviewer (L), and Bruce Aylward, the WHO’s assistant director-general (R)