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Freddy Lim invites Richard Gere to Taiwan for talks on human rights and film

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After independent legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) invited U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan on Wednesday (June 22), the former rock star welcomed Am...

What does Ukraine mean for Taiwan?

Russia and the PRC are mirror images of aggression The similarities between the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a possible People's Republic of China (PRC) invasion of Taiwan are self-evident. ...

Taiwan says 'reunification law' would put too much pressure on China

TAIPEI, March 24 (Reuters) - A senior Taiwanese official said on Thursday he did not see China adopting a "reunification law" as it would put too much pressure on Beijing to set a timetable ...

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...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2022. There are 315 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Feb. ...

President Xi Jinping, China's 'chairman of everything'

BEIJING (AP) — The last time the Olympics came to China, he oversaw the whole endeavor. Now the Games are back, and this time Xi Jinping is running the entire nation. The Chinese pre...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2022. There are 336 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 2...

Photo of the Day: Hong Kong election with CCP characteristics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration to mock the highly undemocratic way the elections for the Legislative Council (LegCo) in Hong Kong were weighted in Beijing&...

China expected to extend regulatory crackdowns into 2022

After China's year of unprecedented crackdowns, roiling markets and halting deals, bankers and lawyers expect tighter scrutiny to continue in 2022 but say clearer rules will give investors some ce...

2021 Notebook: China a huge 2021 story, with Olympics ahead

China was one of the biggest stories of 2021 — from its plans to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in the face of criticism about its human rights records in the Xinjiang region, Tibet and Hong Kong to qu...

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...

China: How has a new 'historical resolution' cemented Xi Jinping's power?

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) on Thursday approved a resolution that is set to consolidate President Xi Jinping's authority and cement his status as one of the most important leaders in Chines...

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...