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Hong Kong broadcaster restricted from referring to Taiwan as 'independent'

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Taiwanese broadcaster RTHK has been forbidden from making any allusions to Taiwan that portray it as a 'free' state. Their state broadcaster recently issued new instructions prohibiting all allusions to the Taiwanese government, instructing employees not to refer to Taiwan's leader as "president" and to avoid using the phrase "government." The new guidelines points to China's rhetoric of Taiwan as its own country.