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Olympic Fencing Results

Monday Men Foil Individual Table of 64 Diego Cervantes, Mexico, def. Huang Mengkai, China, 15-14, 12:00. Peter...

Vietnam to gain as EU-China investment pact stalls

In geopolitics as in business, one person's loss is another's gain. As such, Vietnam could be set to benefit from an increase of investment from EU states after European leaders intimated in e...

European Parliament votes to put China investment deal on ice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament voted Thursday (May 20) to freeze the ratification process on a China investment deal over Chinese sanctions on five EU lawmakers. The Parliamen...

European Parliament to vote on freezing China investment deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament is likely to pass a motion on Thursday (May 20) to officially freeze an investment deal with China. The move comes in response to what parliamen...

2 on trial as China enforces online control amid pandemic

Two amateur computer coders taken by police from their Beijing homes last year were standing trial Tuesday (May 11) in a case that illustrates the Chinese government’s growing online censorship ...

2 plead guilty in case highlighting China's online control

BEIJING (AP) — Two amateur computer coders pleaded guilty Tuesday to “stirring up trouble and picking quarrels" in a case that highlighted a growing Chinese government crackdown on online activity. ...

EU-China investment deal dead in water

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The landmark EU-China investment deal is on hold, with momentum to ratify the agreement unlikely to resume while relations between the bloc and its second-largest trade pa...

EU-China investment deal put on ice over sanctions

A diplomatic spat between the European Union and China has jeopardized a major investment agreement, officials said on Tuesday. EU Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told AFP news agency ...

Record number of Chinese to travel over Labour Day break, but stick close to home

A record-breaking wave of Chinese tourists will hit the road for the Labour Day break, and with borders still shut many will be travelling domestically, to more remote locations, and for longer, givin...

Taiwanese drama 'Man In Love' reaches NT$300 million at box office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One month after its release, Taiwanese blockbuster "Man In Love" reached NT$300 million (US$10.7 million) at the box office Sunday (April 25). First screened...

EU-China deal grinds into reverse after tit-for-tat sanctions

Fewer than three months after it was agreed, progress to pass an EU-China deal giving European companies better access to Chinese markets has sharply reversed after tit-for-tat sanctions. China bla...

German MEP sanctioned by China points out he can still visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a travel ban imposed by China as part of tit-for-tat sanctions, a member of European Parliament pointed out that there is nothing stopping him from visiting...

Western allies exchange sanction salvos with China over Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Acting in concert, the U.S., U.K., Canada, and EU on Monday (March 22) announced sanctions on Chinese officials with connections to the ongoing human rights abuses in Xinj...

'Taiwan deputies' at China's NPC voice support for cross-strait unification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of mysterious "Taiwan representatives" at China's National People's Congress (NPC) recently expressed their "unshakable" determination ...

EXPLAINER: Why a plane's engine exploded over Denver

The investigation into an engine explosion on a jetliner taking off from Denver is focusing on broken fan blades, a development reminiscent of a fatal failure on board another plane in 2018. ...