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China's Global Times editorials on Taiwan are so bad they are funny

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece Global Times is always good for a laugh. In the CCP’s press ecosystem it serves as the repository for foaming-at-the-mouth...

Students protest, discontent grows over China's COVID policy

BEIJING (AP) — Administrators at an elite Beijing university have backed down from plans to further tighten pandemic restrictions on students as part of China’s “zero-COVID” strategy after a weekend p...

Today in History: May 16, Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends

Today in History Today is Monday, May 16, the 136th day of 2022. There are 229 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 16, ...

For Xi Jinping and the CCP, things could get much worse

This is the final part of a four-part series. Click here for part one, here for part two and here for part three. TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Xi Jinping (習近平) and the Chinese Communist Party (CC...

50 years after Nixon visit, US-China ties as fraught as ever

BEIJING (AP) — At the height of the Cold War, U.S. President Richard Nixon flew into communist China's center of power for a visit that, over time, would transform U.S.-China relations and China's pos...

From Tiananmen to Hong Kong, China's crackdowns defy critics

BEIJING (AP) — From the deadly crushing of Beijing’s 1989 pro-democracy protests to the suppression of Hong Kong’s opposition four decades later, China’s Communist Party has demonstrated a determinati...

Suspects paraded through Chinese streets like Cultural Revolution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos surfaced on Tuesday (Dec. 28) showing four suspected smugglers being paraded through a city as they held large portraits of themselves, drawing rare criticism from ...

Hong Kong elementary school shows students ‘necessary’ Nanking Massacre video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media responded to reports of Hong Kong elementary school students driven to tears by a Nanking Massacre video shown at school saying historical education mu...

Simpsons episode blasting Beijing's authoritarian rule missing from Disney+ Hong Kong streaming service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 2005 episode of "The Simpsons" featuring references to the Tiananmen Massacre is missing from the Disney+ streaming service in Hong Kong. In season 16, epis...

EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

BEIJING (AP) — The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cases inv...

EXPLAINER: What drives high-profile disappearances in China

BEIJING (AP) — The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cas...

EXPLAINER: How power and ideology define Xi's rise in China

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping emerged from a party conclave this week not only more firmly ensconced in power than ever, but also with a stronger ideological and theoretical grasp on the ru...

Chinese leaders issue official history to elevate Xi

BEIJING (AP) — Leaders of China's ruling Communist Party on Thursday set the stage for President Xi Jinping to extend his rule next year, praising his role in the country's rise as an economic and str...

Opinion: Xi Jinping, China's eternal president

The title demands attention. 348 delegates of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have approved its third "Historical Resolution." The document, however, serves only o...

China: Historic resolution seals President Xi's grip on power

The Chinese Communist Party's powerful Central Committee has passed a resolution that is expected to tighten President Xi Jinping's hold on power. The agreement by delegates that Xi's pos...