China's new regulations rolled out to culturally oppress Tibet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new law passed by China's leaders in Tibet that systemizes ethnic unity in the region has drawn concerns about the future of Tibetan culture and identity. "R...

Taiwan President Tsai wins election, 'but she does not deserve it:' media figure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese human rights activist Yang Sen-hong (楊憲宏) said Saturday (Jan. 11) that incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) would not have won the election if it had been held...

Tibetans in Taiwan praise US for defending human rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill to strengthen U.S. policy in support of Tibet moved forward in Congress on Wednesday (Dec. 18), passing with unanimous approval. The Tibetan Policy and Support A...

China hawk Steve Bannon supports Tsai re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a harshly worded video address made on Saturday (Dec. 14) against the Chinese government, Steve Bannon, former advisor to President Donald Trump, declared his support f...

Chinese netizens boycott Lady Gaga for supporting Hong Kong and Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heated debates broke out on social media Sunday (Dec. 1) after a Chinese internet user bashed Lady Gaga for her continued support for the Hong Kong protesters and Taiwan i...

Tibetans say the Dalai Lama should choose his successor

DHARMSALA, India (AP) — More than 150 Tibetan religious leaders say their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, should have the sole authority to choose his successor. A resolution adopt...

In a first, IBM’s computer debater faces off against itself

CAMBRIDGE, England (AP) — The chamber hushed as the debate got underway at the Cambridge Union and the teams launched into their carefully crafted opening statements. The topic - whe...

Dalai Lama calls China 'worst capitalist'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama was invited to share his opinions on the Hong Kong unrest and China's "one country, two systems" proposal at St. Colu...

Dalai Lama says no to independence, yes to cultural preservation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dalai Lama said Tibet will not seek independence but asked the Chinese government to respect Tibetan cultural traditions, at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP...

Analysis: Are China's 'internal affairs' going more global?

One day in 1955, the fledgling People's Republic of China was unhappy about U.S. involvement with Taiwan, the self-governing island that Beijing considered its territory. So Premier Zhou Enlai wrote a...

US companies walk fine line when doing business with China

NEW YORK (AP) — The furor over a tweet by the Houston Rockets general manager in support of Hong Kong protesters is highlighting the fine line that U.S. companies must walk when doing business w...

AP Photos: 70 years of Communist rule in China

China's 1.4 billion people have gone through periods of tremendous upheaval and change under 70 years of Communist rule. The once impoverished war-torn country has grown into the wor...

New bill in US House would sanction Chinese officials interfering in Dalai Lama's succession

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new bill was introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 13 that calls for increased support of the Tibetan people and proposes sanctions on Chinese officia...

Dalai Lama expresses concerns over violent protests in Hong Kong

The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has expressed his concerns over the violent protests that have been taking place in Hong Kong, stressing that peace is most important and all problems should be...

EU should establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan if China can't ensure HK people's rights: Die Welt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An editorial published in the German newspaper Die Welt on Tuesday (Sept. 3) suggests that if China cannot ensure the rights and freedoms of the Hong Kong people, the European ...