US to impose restrictions on more Chinese media outlets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Washington is expected to list four more state-run Chinese media outlets as foreign embassies, restricting their operations on U.S. soil. The move by the State Departme...

Opinion: Minneapolis is not Hong Kong

There is no question that the images of unrest and demonstrations in the United States and Hong Kong are similar. We see streets packed with protesters as tear gas and rubber bullets fly. Policemen...

Petition calls for investigation into Twitter censorship after hiring of Li Fei-Fei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A White House petition was created last week after news broke that the Twitter accounts of Chinese dissidents started to disappear after a controversial Chinese-American a...

Taiwan rejects Beijing's reiteration of 'one China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday evening (May 24) responded to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's (王毅) mention of the “one China principle" ...

Video shows thousands of Chinese leaders wearing masks at CPPCC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video of Thursday's (May 21) Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) showed all the attending officials wearing face masks, with the exception o...

Virus looms over China's national legislative session

BEIJING (AP) — When China convenes its National People's Congress on Friday, will the 3,000 delegates stand shoulder to shoulder? Will they wear masks? This year's version of China'...

Chinese media estimates 500,000 coronavirus cases in Wuhan, quickly deletes news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Wuhan officials had pledged to test all 11 million of the city's residents amid a new outbreak, news surfaced that potentially 500,000 could be found to be infected...

Chinese media's attempts to exonerate country from responsibility for coronavirus fall flat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece Xinhua last week listed 24 reasons why China should not be held accountable for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The ...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

When students return to school after a lengthy pandemic-induced absence, the consensus is they will have lost significant academic ground. Still unresolved for governments and educators are the questi...

China may test all of Wuhan amid fears of virus comeback

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic first broke out, are planning to test all 11 million residents in the next 10 days, Chinese media reported. ...

China’s Humen Bridge shakes wildly due to high winds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Humen Bridge located in Guangdong Province was caught on camera Tuesday (May 5) wobbling up and down while packed with traffic. Several videos shared online show th...

Pandemic eases in parts of Europe but worsens in India

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — There were signs Monday that the coronavirus pandemic was easing significantly in some parts of Europe but getting worse in India and Russia. Meanwhil...

As lockdowns ease, some countries report new infection peaks

While millions of people took advantage of easing coronavirus lockdowns to enjoy the outdoors, some of the world’s most populous countries reported worrisome new peaks in infections Sunday (May ...

The Latest: Residents flocking to tourist sites in China

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause m...

Emerging from lockdown: '46 days in the house was enough'

BEIJING (AP) — From the United States to Europe and Asia, people in many parts of the world are emerging from their homes as virus-related restrictions begin to ease and springtime temperatures climb....