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Anna Fifield
Beijing bureau chief for the . Author of “The Great Successor” about Kim Jong Un, now/soon available in 24 languages. New Zealander.
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Anna Fifield 10h
Replying to @TFCHooligan69
Thanks Billy. I hope you do find it interesting!
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Anna Fifield 10h
Replying to @evadou
Thank you Eva, I can’t believe we never got to work in the same physical bureau
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Anna Fifield Aug 6
Ban Ki-moon was Secretary General of the United Nations for a decade and people still get his name wrong. ⁦⁩ his surname is Ban
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Louisa Loveluck Aug 6
Here is how you can help Beirut:
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Anna Fifield Aug 6
Twitter is now labelling Xinhua, Global Times, CGTN etc as "China state-affiliated media" and MOFA spokespeople/ambassadors as "China government account"
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YaoYao Wang Aug 6
For Chinese Americans, WeChat is how we keep in touch with our family in China. It’s how we keep in touch with friends across the world.
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Anna Fifield Aug 6
Kylie how is it possible you haven't aged?!
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Anna Fifield Aug 6
It's 11am in Beijing. So far today I've used WeChat to: pay for a taxi and my breakfast, show my green health code to enter a building, sign my kid up for soccer camp on Monday and pay for it, book an appointment to get my nails done, and arrange weekend plans with my friends.
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Anna Fifield Aug 6
Replying to @nytimes
Really excellent video from the showing just how integral Wechat is to everyday life in China (and this is from 2016! it's even more advanced now)
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Anna Fifield Aug 6
A person in northern China just died from bubonic plague. Because 2020.
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Anna Fifield Aug 6
All the focus has been on TikTok because Americans use it. But for China, WeChat is a much much bigger deal. It’s impossible to function in China without WeChat
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Anna Fifield Aug 6
I. Can’t. Wait.
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Anna Fifield Aug 5
As an antipodean in China, let me help you with the transcription : he says "Premier Li Keqiang" not "Premier Xi." (no worries, mate)
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Anna Fifield Aug 5
I've just got garden envy. hoping to grow up soon and join you in this conversation
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Anna Fifield Aug 5
🚨 Journalism jobs in New Zealand: opportunities here to join ’s impressive newsroom in Christchurch 🚨
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Anna Fifield Aug 5
Replying to @ptmceachern @State_SCA
Back to Japan? Omedetou!
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Anna Fifield Aug 5
Replying to @Chao_Deng
Thanks Chao, hope you’re doing well
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Anna Fifield Aug 5
A friend from Damascus told ⁦⁩: “You can’t have survived Syria to die in Beirut, laws of physics won’t allow it.” But it was close. Read Sarah’s account of experiencing the Beirut blast here:
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Anna Fifield Aug 5
Replying to @emmavj
Emma has your account been hacked?
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Anna Fifield Aug 5
Outside Merdan Ghappar's detention cell in Xinjiang, red Communist Party banners proclaim “the uprightness and purity of Party conduct” and call on people to “love China and strive to be in the vanguard.” Chilling details on this case from the excellent
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