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Taiwan scoffs at China's belated ‘Taiwanese-inclusive’ evacuation plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said there is “absolutely no need for China’s overstepping” in response to the Chinese embassy in Ukraine&r...

Chinese students left stranded in Ukraine due to government inaction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As governments around the world work to evacuate citizens in Ukraine, thousands of Chinese students have reportedly been left stranded and scared. CNA reported that as ...

China rejects calling Russia move 'invasion,' urges citizens in Ukraine to stay home

China rejected calling Russia's moves on Ukraine an "invasion" and urged all sides to exercise restraint, even as it advised its citizens there to stay home or at least take the precauti...

Korean netizens lambast China for 'stealing' hanbok at Olympics opening ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korean netizens have expressed anger after a Chinese national was televised wearing a traditional Hanbok dress during the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olym...

Protestors hurl eggs at photo of Taiwanese skater who wore Chinese uniform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Protestors threw eggs at a photo of Taiwanese speed skater Huang Yu-ting (黃郁婷) on Monday (Feb. 7) to protest her selection as flag bearer despite having posted a video of ...

China blasted for 'cultural appropriation' at Olympics opening ceremony

A performer at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics drew condemnation in South Korea on Saturday for wearing a traditional Korean dress known as hanbok. The young woman wearing the pink-and-w...

Tibetans in India demonstrate against Beijing Olympics

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched near the Chinese Embassy in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Friday and held a protest rally while denouncing the Beijing Winter Olympics and dema...

Cartoon of the Day: China's Omicron Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration of a COVID particle serving as Team China's flag bearer during the opening ceremony of the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics...

Chinese hockey team loses 1st trial game for Olympics in OT

MYTISHCHI, Russia (AP) — The players hoping to represent China in men’s hockey at next year’s Beijing Olympics lost to a Russian club in overtime Monday in a game used by international officials to as...

Anonymous posts Taiwan independence flag on CCP website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous has hacked into a Chinese government website for Qinghai Province, where it uploaded Taiwan's national flag,...

Police halt 4-person National Day protest in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong halted a four-person pro-democracy protest on China’s National Day Friday amid a expanding crackdown on free speech and opposition politics. Cha...

Badminton: Tale of two countries showing differences between China and Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two of the world's best badminton players, Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) and China's Chen Yufei (陳雨菲), battled for gold at the Tokyo Olympics, and in a sense, th...

Zhang of China makes breakthrough despite loss at Wimbledon

The first man to represent China in the main draw at Wimbledon during the Open era was eliminated in the opening round Tuesday. Zhang Zhizhen lost to Antoine Hoang of France, 4-6, 7-...

Mosques disappear as China strives to ‘build a beautiful Xinjiang’

The Jiaman mosque in the city of Qira, in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang, is hidden behind high walls and Communist Party propaganda signs, leaving passersby with no indication that it is ...

Leader says Serbia is proud to give citizens Chinese vaccine

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s leader expressed his gratitude to Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday for 1 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, saying he is proud Serbia became the first Europ...