Chinese news consumers were surprised on Monday to read of a truce in the US-China trade war, but it was old news from last year. Photo: AFP

Old news breaches China’s trade war media controls in fake truce hope

  • Xinhua story from last year republished by several online outlets goes viral
  • Rare slip in central control of serious political reporting, experts say
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese news consumers were surprised on Monday to read of a truce in the US-China trade war, but it was old news from last year. Photo: AFP
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