Australian lawmaker's adviser challenges interference law

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A Chinese-born adviser to an Australian lawmaker has launched a constitutional challenge in Australia’s highest court against laws banning covert foreign interference in dom...

Researcher accused of lying about ties to Chinese military

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A Chinese researcher accused of lying about her ties to the Chinese military to gain access to a lab at the University of California, Davis has been released on bail. But, federal of...

China announces new restrictions on US diplomats' activities

BEIJING (AP) — China has announced new restrictions on the activities of U.S. diplomats working in mainland China and Hong Kong, in what it called a justified response to similar measures imposed on C...

Judge agrees to free Chinese researcher in visa fraud case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California agreed Friday to release from jail a university researcher accused of lying about her ties to China’s military and Communist Party to gain acces...

Chinese diplomats return from Houston consulate shut by US

BEIJING (AP) — The staff of the Chinese consulate in Houston that was ordered shut by the U.S. government has returned to China. Wearing face masks because of the coronavirus pandemi...

Filing: Kansas prof's prosecution criminalizes job disputes

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — The prosecution of a Kansas researcher ensnared in a U.S. government crackdown on Chinese economic espionage and trade secret theft opens the door to criminalizing workplace ...

China attacks new US demand to register Confucius Institutes

BEIJING (AP) — China accused the United States on Friday of trying to “demonize and stigmatize” relations between the two countries, in a scathing attack on the Trump administration's designation of C...

China accuses US of harassing Chinese students, researchers

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday accused the United States of “monitoring, harassing and willfully detaining” Chinese students and researchers in the U.S. Foreign ministry spokesperso...

Australian university under fire for deleting Twitter post critical of HK security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia has become the target of criticism after it deleted a Twitter post critical of Beijing's implementation of the na...

Sieren's China: Tension rises between Washington and Beijing

The tension between the US and China continues to rise. Last week, US authorities ordered the closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston, Texas. Then, the US Consulate in Chengdu in western China was...

Ian Johnson on American journalist expulsions: 'Now we lack facts' on China

DW: You lived in China for over 20 years. What first crossed your mind when China canceled your visa? Ian Johnson:I learned about my expulsion from China by email when I was in London. It was a bit s...

Chinese scientist arrested after seeking medical care

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud after U.S. authorities said she concealed her military ties was arrested after she left the Chinese consulate in San Francisco to seek ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 25 The New York Times on political conventions and President Donald Trum...

Chinese students in Australia being 'kidnapped' virtually

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian authorities are warning Chinese living Down Under to beware of "virtual kidnapping" after eight students were tricked out of over US$2 million by scam...

Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud appears in court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud after authorities said she concealed her military ties to China in order to work in the U.S. made her first appearance Monday in f...