Australian writer detained in Beijing told supporter he was a former Chinese spy: Reuters

Yang Hengjun, an Australian writer detained in Beijing and facing trial for espionage on behalf of a country China hasn’t publicly named was a former Chinese spy, according to a confidential let...

Prominent GOP fundraiser charged in covert lobbying effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elliott Broidy, a fundraiser for President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, has been charged in an illicit lobbying campaign aimed at getting the Trump administration to drop a...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 8, the 282nd day of 2020. There are 84 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 8,...

Former US Ambassador to Ukraine to be honored by PEN America

NEW YORK (AP) — Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine who was forced out of her job last year by the Trump administration, is being honored by PEN America. The lit...

Chinese dissident launches new single: 'Take Down the CCP'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui (郭文貴) released his first single, "Take Down the CCP," last week, and it has since skyrocketed up the music charts around th...

Guilty plea in Hawaii woman's lobbying of Trump officials

HONOLULU (AP) — An American consultant pleaded guilty Monday in an illicit lobbying effort to get the Trump administration to drop an investigation into the multibillion-dollar looting of a Malaysian ...

Dissident freed under Obama: Trump 'courage' can stop China

A blind Chinese dissident whose escape to the U.S. was facilitated by the Obama administration is calling on other countries to support President Donald Trump in leading a coalition to “stop China's a...

Consultant charged in covert lobbying of Trump officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American consultant has been charged in an illicit lobbying effort to get the Trump administration to drop an investigation into the multi-billion-dollar looting of a Malaysian st...

Chinese critic of Xi 'delighted' by her expulsion from CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retired professor at Beijing's Central Party School, Cai Xia (蔡霞), said Thursday (Aug. 20) that she is "delighted" by her expulsion from the Chinese Communis...

'Stop phone hacking for China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law (羅冠聰) has started an online petition calling on the Israeli forensics company Cellebrite to stop helping the Hong Kon...

Chinese professor fired by Tsinghua University after release from detention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outspoken jurist and law professor at Beijing's Tsinghua University, Xu Zhangrun (許章潤), said he has been stripped of his job at the institution shortly after being rel...

Organizers of Hong Kong's Tiananmen vigil appear in court

HONG KONG (AP) — The organizers of a vigil commemorating China's bloody 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square appeared in a Hong Kong court on Monday on charges of inciting others to participate in an un...

Chinese professor detained over criticism of Xi Jinping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A jurist and law professor at Beijing's Tsinghua University, Xu Zhangrun (許章潤), was detained Monday (July 6) by the Chinese authorities after he openly criticized the ...

Chinese poet arrested for demanding Xi's resignation in online video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese poet Zhang Guiqi (張桂祺), widely known by his pen name Lu Yang (魯楊), has been formally arrested for "inciting subversion of state power" after he publicly ...

Chinese professor calls CCP 'political zombie,' Xi 'mafia boss'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Audio has surfaced from a former professor of China's Central Party School in which she described the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) as a "political zombie" a...