Chinese students head to mainland, fleeing Hong Kong unrest

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The mainland Chinese students arriving from Hong Kong huddled with their suitcases, waiting for a bus to take them to temporary accommodation in this city across the border from...

China releases pop anthem to promote dystopian 'Social Credit System'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Youth League recently sponsored a music video by the mando-pop group, TFBOYS (The Fighting Boys), and several other Chinese pop s...

Cuba reduces newspaper length due to paper shortage

HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says a newsprint shortage is forcing at least six state-run newspapers to cut back on pages and circulation days in a potent sign of the cash shortage confronting th...

Uninvited guests keep watch for China inside Uighur homes

ISTANBUL (AP) — The two women in the photograph were smiling, but Halmurat Idris knew something was terribly wrong. One was his 39-year-old sister; standing at her side was an elderl...

HK, Macau freshmen forced into military training at China's Tsinghua University, Taiwanese 'voluntary'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an effort by Beijing to bring Hong Kong and Macau more tightly under its grip, incoming college freshmen from the two special administrative regions (SAR) will this fall be ...

Xi Jinping and other key leaders of China's Communist Party

BEIJING (AP) — Key members of China's Communist Party were determined at the national congress, which is held every five years and concluded this week. On Wednesday, members of the party&...

Xi Jinping and other key leaders of China's Communist Party

BEIJING (AP) — Key members of China's Communist Party were determined at the national congress, which is held every five years and concluded this week. On Wednesday, members of the p...

China's ruling Communist Party reasserts itself under Xi

BEIJING (AP) — Officials from the Communist Youth League of China felt they had to act: Busy with their education and careers, young Chinese were struggling in the romance department, with tens of mil...

In Hong Kong, political banners reveal gulf with mainland

HONG KONG (AP) — The banners and posters were quietly hung in universities across Hong Kong, often appearing overnight, with bold white lettering calling out for change and testing the limits of the f...

Videos of alleged Muslim riot in China spark online outcry

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese internet users have flooded government social media accounts with thousands of angry anti-Islamic comments after unverified videos surfaced online showing an apparent riot by me...

Strong quake strikes southwest China, 13 dead, 175 injured

BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake shook a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park, killing 13 people, injuring 175 others and knocking out power and phone networks....

Intern who threw water balloons is Communist member

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese netizens have unearthed evidence that the Chinese intern from China Times who threw water balloons at legislators in the Legislative Yuan last week that appears to sh...

China ponders public morality after video of gruesome death

BEIJING (AP) — A speeding taxi knocks the pedestrian off her feet, sending her hurtling through the air. Dozens of people stand gawking or walk past, as if the young woman sprawled in the busy interse...

The Wall Street Journal on Chinese show trials

Chinese authorities turned last week's show trials of four legal activists into a multimedia sensation, with forced confessions airing nightly on prime-time news and propaganda videos online. Beyond v...

China's crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces

BEIJING (AP) -- In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: Shadowy foreign f...