China’s foreign ministry questioned if the Wall Street Journal was an agent for the US state department. Photo: Getty Images

China says Wall Street Journal ‘admitted its mistake’ over ‘sick man of Asia’ headline

  • But newspaper has not formally apologised, foreign ministry spokesman says
  • Official also questions why US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continues to defend publication
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
China’s foreign ministry questioned if the Wall Street Journal was an agent for the US state department. Photo: Getty Images
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