Taiwan fails in bid to join WHO assembly

Updated May 23 2022 - 6:06pm, first published 6:04pm
A proposal sent by 13 WHO members to allow Taiwan to join as an observer has been rejected.

Taiwan's bid to attend the World Health Organisation's annual assembly has been rejected, the assembly says, after a campaign of diplomatic pressure from China to isolate the island, which it considers to be one of its own provinces.