China detains local employee of Bloomberg news bureau in Beijing, starts β€˜national security’ probe

Chinese authorities have detained Haze Fan, a local member of staff at the Bloomberg News bureau in Beijing, saying they suspect her of endangering national security.

Fan contacted one of her editors around 11:30am local time on Monday, and shortly after, she was seenΒ β€œbeing escorted from her apartment building by plain clothes security officials,” Bloomberg said. It has sought information on her whereabouts from the Chinese government and the Chinese embassy in Washington, DC.

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