Chinese tech giant Baidu has rolled out its ChatGPT-like ERNIE Bot to the public. But the app is highly censored, offering state-approved answers to taboo questions and sometimes refusing to process them altogether when tested.

Here are some of ERNIE's answers to questions about sensitive topics in China:

Asked about the status of Taiwan, a self-ruled island that Beijing claims as its own, ERNIE said that it is "not a country."