Taipei mayor rebuts Taiwanese group's 'pro-China' accusations

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Friday rebutted accusations from a Taiwanese group based in the U.S., which had said it did not welcome the mayor's planned visit to the United States due to what i...

Taiwanese group will not meet with Taipei mayor during U.S. visit

The Taiwanese Association of America said Saturday it does not welcome Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) planned visit to the United States later this month and will not meet with him during the trip...

Xi firmly in charge as China turns to legislative season

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping appears firmly in charge despite a slowing economy, ongoing trade war with the U.S. and rumbles of discontent over his concentration of power. ...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2019. There are 315 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 19, 1...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2019. There are 336 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 29, 1...

Tribute restaurant for Taiwan's Teresa Teng opens in China's capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A museum-cum-restaurant in Beijing has become a permanent tribute to Taiwan’s premiere pop star Teresa Teng. The New York Times reports the shrine is a multi-stor...

Jimmy Carter marks 40 years of US diplomacy with China

ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter is marking 40 years of normalized relations between the U.S. and China that began during his presidency. Carter planned to speak Friday during an event at...

Taiwan will never accept China's 'one country, two systems,' says President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During an impromptu press conference called hours after Xi Jinping's “unification” talk, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) sternly rejected the possibili...

Former POTUS Carter warns misstep in China-US relations may cause 'worldwide catastrophe'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To mark 40 years since the rapprochement between the U.S. and China’s government under Deng Xiaoping, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter offered his opinions on the ...

Xi Jinping to give New Year's speech addressing Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese leader, Chairman Xi Jinping, will give his first major speech of 2019 on Jan. 2, which will focus specifically on Taiwan. On Monday, Dec. 31, China’s stat...

Chair of Peking Univ. Marxist Society abducted by police ahead of Mao Zedong memorial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As 2018 comes to an end the Chinese government continues to harass and arrest members of a Marxist student group at China’s top university, which was suspended in Se...

Former CCP Policy Secretary heavily criticizes Xi Jinping's leadership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Zhao Ziyang’s former Policy Secretary, Bao Tong, expressed that current Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping’s speech on Dec. 18 to mark the 40th an...

Extolling communism, Xi Jinping declares China committed to 'transforming global governance'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Tuesday in Beijing, the Chinese Communist Party under Xi Jinping held a ceremony to mark 40 years since the conclave that saw the party begin its process of market reforms u...

George HW Bush's muted response to Tiananmen Massacre greatest US China policy failure: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American scholar asserts that former President George H.W. Bush's muted response to the Tiananmen Massacre was the United States' greatest China policy failure since...

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...