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2 Chinese men storm out of California restaurant after Chinese-Americans sing 'Star-Spangled Banner'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Monday (Oct. 18) showing two Chinese men storm out of a restaurant in California after they were angered by Chinese-Americans singing the U.S. national a...

Video shows Chinese iPhone fans ignore man's calls to 'support Huawei'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Chinese consumers eagerly clambered for Apple's new iPhone 13 devices last week, video captured on Saturday (Sept. 25) shows throngs of shoppers ignoring a "pa...

Graphic of Meng Wanzhou escaping jaws of 'American shark' triggers billions of Weibo views

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese social media blew up on the news of Meng Wanzhou’s (孟晚舟) return from Canada, becoming the top trending topic with related hashtags generating 1.5 billion vie...

Canadians, Chinese executive return home in prisoner swap

TORONTO (AP) — China, the U.S. and Canada completed a high-stakes prisoner swap with joyous homecomings for two Canadians held by China and for an executive of Chinese global communications giant Huaw...

Huawei executive returns as China releases 2 Canadians

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — An executive of Chinese global communications giant Huawei Technologies returned from Canada Saturday night following a legal settlement that also saw the release of two Canadia...

Actor Nicholas Tse renouncing Canadian citizenship amid China's 'blacklist'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong-born action film actor Nicholas Tse (謝霆鋒) was seen on Chinese TV Sunday (Sept. 5) claiming that he is in the process of renouncing his Canadian citizenship amid ...

Golden oldies: Patriotic Chinese millennials’ lust for traditional designs fuels gold surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Patriotic sentiment, coupled with an e-commerce boom, is driving demand for what is known in China as “heritage gold jewelry," with sales of jewelry made from t...

Chinese kick woman out of PCR test center for wearing kimono

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese staff and bystanders at a COVID testing station were angered by a woman wearing a Japanese-style kimono and demanded that she change her clothes before she could b...

How nationalism is driving Chinese trolls to target athletes

"I am sorry to you all," said Liu Shiwen, a Chinese table tennis player who, along with her teammate, lost to the Japanese team in the sport's mixed doubles' competition at the Tokyo...

Chinese netizens vexed at Yui Aragaki's endorsement of H&M

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens were angered and conflicted when H&M's official website in Japan announced Tuesday (April 20) that Japanese actress Aragaki Yui would officially e...

Chinese man returning H&M goods seen sporting Nike sneakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the thick of a nationalistic boycott of H&M and Nike products, Chinese netizens are scoffing at a shopper for sending highly mixed signals about his patriotic buyin...

China's original 'Wolf Warrior' caught using iPhone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens are crying foul after they discovered that their hero and original "wolf warrior" has been posting to social media with an iPhone instead of a d...

Chinese imperialism and Taiwan: An Austrian perspective

As someone who has both Austrian and Taiwanese heritage, there are similarities I have noticed between Adolf Hitler's attempts to unify Austria with Germany and Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Chair...

Thailand protesters look to Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement for inspiration

For weeks, protesters in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, have taken to the streets equipped with hard hats, goggles and gas masks. They use umbrellas as shields against water cannons and tear gas fir...

China to film anti-American movies to mark 70th anniversary of Korean War

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As disagreements between the U.S. and China escalate, recently leading to tit-for-tat consulate closures in both nations, Beijing has reportedly started filming movies and...