Douyin's facial recognition tech blocks foreigner from livestream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign national in China suddenly found himself being kicked off Douyin (抖音), the Chinese version of TikTok, after appearing for only one minute, for being a non-regist...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 7 The Washington Post on a new U.S. guideline forcing international stud...

Trump considering full ban on TikTok

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Trump on Tuesday (July 7) stated that he is considering banning the Chinese-owned app TikTok in the U.S. During an interview with Fox News on Monday (July 6),...

Millions switch to homegrown apps after India’s TikTok ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Millions of Indians have migrated over to local social media platforms after the government banned 59 Chinese apps — including TikTok — amid growing tensions b...

Indian PM quits Chinese social media account, deletes photos with Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese mobile apps on Monday (June 29), the country's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also decided to quit h...

India bans TikTok, other Chinese apps amid border standoff

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian TikTok users awoke Tuesday to a notice from the popular short-video app saying their data would be transferred to an Irish subsidiary, a response to India's ban on dozens of Ch...

India bans 59 Chinese mobile apps after border clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India on Monday (June 29) took the unprecedented step of banning 59 Chinese apps as tensions between the two countries continue to rise after a bloody melee broke out on a...

Business Highlights

___ Billions of dollars in aid for small businesses go unclaimed NEW YORK (AP) — Billions of dollars offered by Congress as a lifeline to small businesses in the pa...

India bans dozens of Chinese apps, citing security reasons

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese links, saying their activities endanger the country’s sovereignty, defense and security. India’s decision comes as its tr...

Indian engineer calls for boycott of Chinese-made goods to halt its expansionism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a video released on Saturday (June 6), an Indian engineer and educator called for a boycott of Chinese goods to punish it for its expansionism on its border with India ...

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...

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 popul...

Indian traders plan to burn Chinese goods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Indian traders have launched a boycott of goods imported from China and plan to burn the products in public on March 19, reports said Friday. The action was a response to a C...

Why the risk of Chinese cyber attacks could affect everyone in Taiwan

Cyber-security is one of those topics most people are vaguely aware of, but which many believe does not really affect them. But a number of recent developments have suggested that the risk of cyber at...