Sina Corp’s traditional Chinese news portal for Taiwan turned dark on August 1, 2022, the same day that access to Weibo’s local service ceased. Photo: Shutterstock
Sina Corp’s traditional Chinese news portal for Taiwan turned dark on August 1, 2022, the same day that access to Weibo’s local service ceased. Photo: Shutterstock
Taiwan

Chinese internet firm Sina, microblogging service Weibo abruptly close Taiwan platforms amid rising geopolitical tensions

  • Sina’s Chinese news portal in Taiwan turned dark on Monday, the same day that access to Weibo’s service on the island ceased
  • The abrupt shutdown reflects heightened tension in cross-strait relations amid US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

Sina Corp’s traditional Chinese news portal for Taiwan turned dark on August 1, 2022, the same day that access to Weibo’s local service ceased. Photo: Shutterstock
Sina Corp’s traditional Chinese news portal for Taiwan turned dark on August 1, 2022, the same day that access to Weibo’s local service ceased. Photo: Shutterstock
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