Chinese court frees man accused of murder after 27 years in prison

A court in southeast China has acquitted Zhang Yuhuan of murder after 27 years behind bars. The Jiangxi High People's Court on Tuesday found Zhang not guilty, citing insufficient evidence to prov...

Chinese company claims metallic ‘black spots’ in baby formula are ‘caramel’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mother in China's Hebei Province is incensed after finding suspicious “black spots” in the baby formula she purchased, marking the latest episode of cont...

Cross-strait event held between Taiwanese and Chinese primary schools

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Tuesday (July 28) news broke that Heping Primary School in Taiwan’s Hualien County and Qiaotou Primary School in Guilin City, Guangxi Province, China recently too...

Chinese state media under fire over playful portrayal of floods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media Xinhua has drawn fire over its florid description of the flooding in the Yangtze River System that has displaced 1.8 million people in 24 provinces and...

The Latest: Cases drop by half in Australia's Victoria state

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s Victoria state saw a marked drop in new COVID-19 infections -- from Friday’s record high of 428 to 217 -- a total that Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton says was “a ...

Taiwan passes draft bill to cut out Chinese media service providers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday (July 16) passed a draft bill to manage audiovisual services on the internet, including foreign over-the-top (OTT)...

Has the killing of George Floyd sparked a 'racial awakening' in China?

Born and raised in New York to Jamaican parents, Shanelle Glanville made the big jump to Beijing and then to Hangzhou to master the Chinese language and participate in a green energy fellowship progra...

Chinese media speculate government will give up Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese media were hinting that the Three Gorges Dam has already done its best against the torrential rain and the flooding, suggesting the Chinese government was preparin...

Japan says coronavirus adds to security threat by China

TOKYO (AP) — China is pushing harder to make territorial claims in the regional seas and even using the coronavirus pandemic to expand its influence and take strategic superiority, posing a greater th...

Coronavirus: Chinese report of 'more lethal' pneumonia dismissed

The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan warned its citizens on Thursday of an unidentified strain of pneumonia, after a "significant" rise in cases in June. "The mortality rate of the diseas...

Video shows Shanghai Tower spring massive leak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos surfaced on Monday (July 6) after tenants from the 9th to 60th floors of Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in China, found themselves drenched with leaking water...

Chinese premier emphasizes local jobs after coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a tour of the southern province of Guizhou, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (李克強) remarked how many factories were standing idle, revealing the scale of the impact of th...

Taiwan boots out two Chinese reporters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has expelled two Chinese journalists over their involvement in political talk shows produced illegally in the island country. Two reporters from Fujian Province-...

China demands info from 4 media companies in response to US

BEIJING (AP) — China has demanded staff and business information from four U.S. media companies including The Associated Press in what it called a necessary response to similar demands by Washington o...

Lawmaker calls for ban on Chinese TV talk shows broadcast from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government should ban Chinese television companies from broadcasting news talk shows from Taiwan, a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker said Saturday (J...