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Taiwan's Council of Agriculture minister criticizes China's unfair trade practices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Council of Agriculture minister Chen Chi-chung (陳吉仲) said on Thursday (March 4) that if Beijing does not improve its handling of international trade and continues to link ...

One in five Chinese Australians report attacks or threats amid pandemic, rising tensions

SYDNEY (Reuters) - One in five Chinese Australians say they have been physically threatened or attacked in the past year because of the COVID-19 pandemic and tensions in Australia’s relationship...

Taiwan military researcher observes Australia's efforts to counter Chinese expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese military researcher Paul Huang (黃恩浩) recently published a briefing highlighting the steps Australia has taken in response to China's expansion into the South...

Asian Champions League announces pandemic-affected schedule

SEOUL (AP) — Asia’s top club soccer tournament announced changes Monday to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic for a second straight season. The expanded 40-team Asian Champions League...

International students launch campaign to return to Australia amid border closures

An official petition to Australian lawmakers urging them to exempt international students from border closures has received nearly 3,000 signatures, citing “bad quality” online lessons and...

WHO head 'disappointed' over Beijing's barring of investigation team to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a rare move, the World Health Organization (WHO) publicly expressed frustration toward China's refusal to allow a team of experts to enter Wuhan and investigate the...

DPP legislator suggests Taiwan join Quad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A prominent Taiwanese legislator has floated the idea that Taiwan should join the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or Quad. In an exclusive interview with the Australia...

Cambodia's first commercial extraction of oil begins

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday that the country’s long-awaited first commercial extraction of oil has finally begun. Speaking nationwide on...

Australia to take dispute with China over barley tariffs to WTO

Australia will launch a formal appeal to the World Trade Organization (WTO) later on Wednesday seeking a review of China's decision to impose hefty tariffs on imports of Australian barley, Ministe...

Tokyo Olympics final baseball qualifier to be staged in Taiwan in June

The final qualifier for the baseball tournament of the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games is scheduled to kick off on June 16 in central Taiwan's Taichung City, where Taiwan's national squad will c...

Asia Pacific Financial Services Industry organizations' maturity in adopting innovation has ensured resilience amid the pandemic: Microsoft Study

70% of all FSI organizations in Asia Pacific say innovation is now a 'must', and over 6 in 10 FSI organizations (66%) are accelerating digitization in response to the crisis FSI Leaders[1], with the m...

Australian museum pressured to change map showing Taiwan separate from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A museum in Western Australia (WA) has altered a reference to coronavirus originating in China and an interactive map that failed to include Taiwan as a Chinese territory,...

Chinese developer accused of driving residents off Australian island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of Australia's Keswick Island have accused a Chinese real estate company of forcing them to move after it acquired a lease giving it control of 20 percent of...

Taiwan calls on Australia to help stop China's expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) has called on Canberra to stand up against Chinese expansionism after Beijing increased economic pressure on Australia. Ac...

Chinese embassy says Australia 'misread' offending social media post

China’s embassy in Australia said politicians there had “misread” a tweet showing a digitally-altered image of an Australian soldier holding a bloodied knife to the throat of an Afgh...