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Intel apologizes after Xinjiang avoidance request

United States chipmaking giant Intel Corp. on Thursday issued an apology after it had asked suppliers in a letter to avoid the western Chinese Xinjiang region when sourcing goods. The letter caused ...

Wang Leehom's business empire in China faces collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwanese-American crooner Wang Leehom's (王力宏) acrimonious divorce saga comes to an end, many observers are wondering whether his business empire in China will foll...

EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

BEIJING (AP) — The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cases inv...

EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

BEIJING (AP) — The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cas...

Tennis star accuses China's former vice premier of sexual coercion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On her official Weibo account on Tuesday (Nov. 2), former Chinese professional tennis star Peng Shuai (彭帥) alleged that she was coerced into having sex by former Vice Prem...

Actress Gong Li renouncing Singapore citizenship amid China's 'blacklist'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Actress Gong Li (鞏俐) appears to be in the process of renouncing her Singaporean citizenship amid a blacklist designed to punish Chinese celebrities who obtained a foreign ...

Actor Nicholas Tse renouncing Canadian citizenship amid China's 'blacklist'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong-born action film actor Nicholas Tse (謝霆鋒) was seen on Chinese TV Sunday (Sept. 5) claiming that he is in the process of renouncing his Canadian citizenship amid ...

China cracks down on 'chaotic' celebrity fan culture after scandals

China cracked down on what it described as a "chaotic" celebrity fan culture on Friday, barring platforms from publishing popularity lists and regulating the sale of fan merchandise after a ...

Award-winning filmmaker Zhao Wei disappears from Chinese internet for reasons unknown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s billionaire film director and actress Zhao Wei (趙薇) has been scrubbed from the country’s internet by the government, for reasons that still remain a my...

Hongkongers mourn man who attacked police and killed himself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police in Hong Kong were frisking passersby on Friday (July 2) and preventing people from paying their respects to a man who killed himself after attacking an officer. ...

Hugo Boss sees China booming despite boycott call

German fashion house Hugo Boss expects sales in mainland China to keep growing fast despite calls for a boycott of Western brands by Chinese consumers launched in late March over Western accusations o...

Xinjiang cotton boycott leaves Western brands reeling

The latest China-versus-the-West dispute is getting ugly. On Wednesday, Chinese state television started blurring the names of Western brands worn by reality show contestants. The measure was a veiled...

China says H&M changed online map after criticism

Chinese regulators on Friday (April 2) said H&M has agreed to change a “problematic map” online following government criticism, adding to pressure on the Swedish retailer amid a confli...

Fake accounts gain traction as they praise China, mock US

A pro-China network of fake and imposter accounts found a global audience on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to mock the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the deadly riot in Washington t...

US travel industry to Chinese tourists: What trade war?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington, D.C., has dangled hotel discounts tied to the Chinese Lunar New Year. Arizona has promoted its outdoor attractions to draw visitors during another popular Chines...