Beijing is concerned at the growth of pro-independence sentiment in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE Beijing is concerned at the growth of pro-independence sentiment in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Beijing is concerned at the growth of pro-independence sentiment in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan

Beijing using ‘cognitive warfare’ to sway Taiwan public opinion by feeding it misinformation, warns report

  • Mainland China is using online trolls and false reports to try to undermine support for Tsai Ing-wen’s government, government-funded think tank says
  • So far the tactic has not worked, with hostility towards Beijing growing on the island, says study

Topic |   Taiwan
Beijing is concerned at the growth of pro-independence sentiment in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE Beijing is concerned at the growth of pro-independence sentiment in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
Beijing is concerned at the growth of pro-independence sentiment in Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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