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Nancy Pelosi ends whirlwind tour of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday (Aug. 3) concluded her whistle-stop tour of Taiwan only 19 hours after she arrived. At 5:29 p.m., Pelosi and her delegation...

Pelosi dines with TSMC founder at state banquet in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A state banquet was held on Wednesday (Aug. 3) in Taipei to welcome U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, where the founder of the world's largest contract chipmaker was al...

US sues casino mogul Steve Wynn over relationship with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued longtime Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn on Tuesday to compel him to register as a foreign agent because of lobbying work it says he performed at the be...

Chinese operatives accused of spying on dissidents in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five men accused of acting on behalf of the Chinese government have been charged with brazen and wide-ranging schemes to stalk and harass Chinese dissidents in the United States, inc...

Tiananmen Square protester killed in his New York law office

NEW YORK (AP) — A dissident legal scholar who was jailed for two years in China after participating in the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement was killed Monday in his law firm’s office in Ne...

Artist mocks China's Olympic cheating, bullying of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese dissident artist Badiucao (巴丢草) on Wednesday (Feb. 16) uploaded a new poster mocking the Chinese short-track speed skating team's alleged cheating during the W...

Eileen Gu has 'Marie Antoinette' moment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Teenage skier Eileen Gu (谷愛凌) has drawn the ire of Western and Chinese netizens alike for her comment on virtual private networks (VPNs) that in the West is being compared...

Chinese dissident Ai voices criticism as Winter Games open

GENEVA (AP) — The dissident Chinese architect behind the Beijing stadium hosting Friday’s opening ceremony of the Winter Games has scoffed at the head of the U.N. health agency, saying China should aw...

Exiled artist Ai Weiwei reflects on Beijing Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — When the artist Ai Weiwei was picked to help design Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium for the 2008 Summer Olympics, he hoped the Games and the venue's distinct archite...

Taiwan deports self-described Chinese dissident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has started the deportation of 21 Chinese citizens, including a man claiming to be a dissident, reports said Thursday (Jan. 6). Th...

Audio reveals why activist is banned from posting anti-CCP billboards in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An audio recording of a conversation between an Australian activist and a billboard company employee reveals that they have imposed a nationwide ban on his anti-Chinese Co...

Ties with Taiwan easier than most countries think

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Watching a parliamentary committee meeting from a foreign country is not everyone’s cup of tea, especially when it runs to nearly two-and-a-half hours. However...

Kanter says he is honored by Tsai's gratitude for standing with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — NBA player Enes Kanter on Saturday (Nov. 13) wrote that it was an "honor" to be thanked by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) for his vow to "stand with Taiwan.&q...

Italian city defies China, opens exhibit by dissident artist

A provocative exhibit by dissident Chinese artist Badiucao opened Saturday in the industrial northern Italian city of Brescia despite pressure from the Chinese embassy in Rome to cancel it. A lette...

President thanks Enes Kanter for 'standing with Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday (Nov. 13) posted a video on Twitter in response to NBA player Enes Kanter’s support for Taiwan. In the video, Tsai thanke...