Norwegian library refuses demand from Chinese skiers to remove Falun Gong book

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A library in Norway has rejected the demand of a delegation of Chinese skiers to remove a book about the Falun Gong, reports said Saturday (Jan. 4). More than 50 cross-...

China's rare milu deer return in victory for conservation

BEIJING (AP) — The newborn fawn walks unsteadily among the trees that were once part of the Chinese emperor's hunting grounds, where more than a century before its forebears died out in their native C...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: MYANMAR-ROHINGYA FISHERMEN — Every day before sunrise, dozens of fishermen, shivering against the cold, shove out onto the Bay of Bengal on makeshift rafts made out of plastic ...

Chinese Pres. Xi promotes 2022 Winter Olympics with visit

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed the need for sustainability and post-event planning on a visit to ski venues for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Xi's trip Monda...