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'Jackie Chan curse' strikes Evergrande

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Chinese real estate behemoth Evergrande faces a crisis of epic proportions, some netizens are attributing its misfortunes to the "Jackie Chan curse" that affl...

China dismisses high-profile #MeToo case as women continue to suffer assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Beijing Haidian Court dismissed a sexual harassment case against China Central Television (CCTV) host Zhu Jun (朱軍) on Tuesday (Sept. 14) due to “lack of evidence...

China's Taiwan Affairs Office blames ‘political manipulation’ for Taiwanese celebrity controversies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent controversies surrounding Taiwanese celebrities such as Dee Hsu (徐熙娣) and Ning Chang (張鈞甯) may be the product of certain political forces’ manipulation, China...

Blackstone moves out of China property deal

HONG KONG, Sept 13 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Blackstone (BX.N) has abandoned a second attempt to take Hong Kong-listed mainland property developer Soho China (0410.HK)private, per a Reuters report. Th...

Chinese netizens cry foul at 'Shang-Chi' actor's mention of starvation under communism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens are criticizing the breakout star of the latest Marvel film for an interview in which he described deaths from starvation under communist rule. Simu Li...

Dalian's ‘Kyoto-style promenade’ closes due to anti-Japan sentiment in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The “Grand Tang’s Little Kyoto," a Japanese-themed commercial promenade in the Chinese city of Dalian, closed nine days after opening due to online outrag...

Chinese censorship: Media creator substitutes ‘hemorrhoids outbreak’ for ‘plague’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Players of the Chinese role-playing mobile game "Entwined Love Across Time" posted screenshots ridiculing in-game dialogue that showed characters discussing the ...

Video shows 15 high-rises blasted to smithereens in China's Kunming

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Friday (Aug. 27) showing 15 high-rise buildings pulverized into dust by massive explosions in Kunming, the capital of China's Yunnan Province. On ...

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...

Taiwan team forced to remove national flag at Le Mans race in France

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese team participating in the 24 Hours of Le Mans sports car race in France were asked to remove the national flag from their car’s hood before the start of ...

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 try to pad their Olympic stats with Taiwan's medals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Still stinging from the U.S.' gold medal supremacy at the Tokyo Olympics, bitter Chinese netizens have created an augmented version of "China" by including T...

Taiwan's badminton win costs China in battle with US for most Olympic golds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the dust settled on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the U.S. emerged as the clear winner on the medal table, with Taiwan's badminton win having played a role in raining on...

Taiwan celeb dropped by Chinese brands over Olympic 'national competitors' post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A social media comment made by Taiwanese singer and TV personality Dee Hsu (徐熙娣) in reference to Taiwan's "national competitors" in the Tokyo Olympics has be...

Hongkongers mourn man who attacked police and killed himself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police in Hong Kong were frisking passersby on Friday (July 2) and preventing people from paying their respects to a man who killed himself after attacking an officer. ...