Doubts remain after China declares victory over coronavirus

April 4 will be China's Qingming festival, which is known as "Tomb-Sweeping Day" in English. On this day, many Chinese pay their respects to their ancestors by bringing flowers to their ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's “essential” and what things we really can't do without, even though we might not need them for survival. Attempting to slow...

Coronavirus crisis illustrates stark differences between Taiwan and China

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propaganda has been in overdrive these past few weeks as the Party seeks to reassert control over its virus-ravaged and demoralized popula...

Photo of the Day: China's Xinnie the Pooh and friends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A German student created this whimsical painting depicting Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) as a smug Winnie the Pooh tightly gripping the necks of Hong Kong Chief Execut...

WHO chief blames Taiwan for soiled reputation amid coronavirus failings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As a petition calling for the resignation of World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus surpasses 580,000 signatures, the Ethiopian health...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, March 27, the 87th day of 2020. There are 279 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 27, ...

G-7 foreign ministers spar over coronavirus amid pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign ministers from the Group of 7 leading industrialized democracies sparred Wednesday over whether to call out China as the source of the coronavirus pandemic. Meeting ...

Chinese media caught erasing history, 'Wuhan virus' from reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Twitter user with the account name "LIFETIME" on Wednesday (March 25) posted screenshots of a Global Times article to prove the Chinese newspaper agency has be...

'Dangerous times ahead' for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic might see Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) trying to deflect public anger by moving against Taiwan, while a United States weakened...

G-7 foreign ministers spar over coronavirus amid pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign ministers from the Group of 7 leading industrialized democracies sparred Wednesday over whether to call out China as the source of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

China lifting last controls in province at outbreak's center

BEIJING (AP) — Trains carrying factory employees back to work after two months in locked-down cities rolled out of Hubei province, the center of China’s virus outbreak, as the government on Wednesday ...

Business fallout: Companies in China see delays in reopening

The spread of the coronavirus that emerged in China in December has dealt an unprecedented shock to the global economy. Here is a look at developments Wednesday: CHINA BUSINESS: One ...

Philippine rebels declare ceasefire to heed UN chief's call

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Communist guerrillas in the Philippines said Wednesday they would observe a ceasefire in compliance with the U.N. chief's call for a global halt in armed clashes during the ...

‘It’s the [communist] bandit virus': Taiwanese spoof news corrects Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Trump calling COVID-19 the “Chinese virus,” a Taiwanese spoof news YouTube channel has urged the U.S. to “stop stigmatizing China” a...

Taiwan lawmaker asks government to ban toys containing Chinese propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Chao Tien-lin (趙天麟) has called on the government to ban children’s toys containing Chinese propaganda messages. &ldq...