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Rocked by sexual assault allegation, Alibaba launches investigation, suspends several staff

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (9988.HK) said on Sunday it has suspended several staff following an employee's allegations on the company's intranet that she was sexually a...

Police in China detain Canadian pop star Kris Wu over rape allegation

Police in China said they have detained a 30-year-old Canadian man surnamed Wu on suspicion of committing rape, with state media identifying him as Chinese-born pop singer Kris Wu. Wu was being inv...

PLA behind 2016 cyberattacks against Japan: Tokyo police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese military is suspected of using hackers to conduct cyberattacks on Japanese aerospace research entities and defense-related firms in 2016, per NHK. On Tuesda...

Overseas Chinese student applications to study abroad in Taiwan increase by 30%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More overseas Chinese students are interested in applying to study in Taiwanese universities this year, according to the latest statistics compiled by the University Entra...

International students launch campaign to return to Australia amid border closures

An official petition to Australian lawmakers urging them to exempt international students from border closures has received nearly 3,000 signatures, citing “bad quality” online lessons and...

2 deaths reported at Taiwan's top university in 3 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese student at National Taiwan University (NTU) was discovered dead in his dormitory on Wednesday (Nov. 11), marking the second death at the top university’s c...

Taiwan university investigates disposal of Chinese student's belongings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Chengchi University (NCCU) on Saturday (Sept. 26) admitted the dormitory of one of its Chinese students had been cleaned out, and an investigation is underway to ...

US issued only 145 student visas to Chinese in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. issued only 145 student visas to Chinese citizens excluding Hongkongers, compared to more than 20,000 in the same period last year, the Liberty Times reported on ...

Former president calls on heads of Taiwanese universities to protest Chinese student ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Ma Ying-jeou said on Monday (Aug. 13) that the government’s exclusion of Chinese students in its school reopening regulations is discriminatory and ...

Another Australian university limits academic freedom due to Chinese pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Charles Darwin University (CDU) has become the second Australian educational institution to give in to pressure from its Chinese students this week, apologizing for a staf...

MAC says Beijing barring Chinese students from coming to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) has denied accusations about it preventing Chinese students from coming to Taiwan for political reasons, arguing it is Beijin...

Three former aides to Taiwanese legislators exposed as spies for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Taiwanese men who have worked for three separate ruling and opposition party legislators between 2014 and 2018 were taken into custody Thursday (June 17) on espionag...

Chinese student shows off Gucci bags looted in Seattle protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After tens of thousands of George Floyd anti-racism protestors filled the streets in the U.S., a Chinese student in the U.S. tweeted pictures of luxury bags that he claime...

Professor accuses Taiwan university of interfering with academic freedom to appease Chinese student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese professor has accused a university of asking him to apologize for having mentioned the “Wuhan” coronavirus (COVID-19) and “the Republic of Ch...

Australia worries about Chinese students breaking quarantine requirements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Concerns have grown in Australia over pictures showing Chinese students partying in sunny destinations like Dubai and Thailand instead of staying in self-quarantine for 14...