China says ‘happiness’ is rising in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) said levels of happiness among all ethnic groups in Xinjiang are rising and that China intends to keep teaching its residents a ...

Thousands of mosques destroyed or damaged in Xinjiang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been carrying out a systematic campaign against mosques, destroying or damaging thousands throughout the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, according to a report...

China Foreign Ministry spokesman caught following adult film stars on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian (趙立堅) has allegedly been following the Twitter accounts of a pornographic website and an adult film actress. Chi...

Twitter belatedly fact-checks 2 Chinese propaganda tweets from March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twitter this week suddenly fact-checked two dated tweets by a Chinese government spokesman, in an apparent response to U.S. President Donald Trump's complaints that hi...

NZ foreign minister tells China ambassador to 'listen to your master' after carping over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the Chinese ambassador's complaints about New Zealand's support of Taiwan's membership in the World Health Organization, New Zealand's forei...

Photo of the Day: China having a fit after nations congratulate Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Communist China cried foul over 60 countries congratulating President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her record win over the weekend, Hong Kong illustrator Cuson Lo posted a ...

The West turns its back on Huawei, as China cries foul after US indictments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With only days before trade talks are set to resume, and with barely a month left in Trump’s 90-day trade war “armistice,” the U.S. on Jan. 28 released a...

China foreign ministry spokeswoman reappears after U.S. dollar accusations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying (華春瑩) reappeared Thursday following allegations that she had been caught hiding US$5 million (NT$146 million) at home. ...

China makes waves as UK plans freedom of navigation voyage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang criticized plans by Britain to send its new aircraft carriers on freedom of navigation missions in the South China Sea. ...

Paris attacks: Reaction from world leaders

PARIS (AP) -- World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their views:___ISRAELI PRIME MINISTERPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says in a stateme...

Paris attacks reaction: Israel condemns violence

PARIS (AP) -- World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their views:___ISRAELI PRIME MINISTERPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says in a stateme...

Paris attacks reaction: Israel condemns violence

PARIS (AP) -- World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their views:___ISRAELI PRIME MINISTERPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says in a stateme...