US lambasts China’s 'deaf' human rights record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of International Religious Freedom Day on Sunday (Oct. 27), U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback said the U.S. will continue to...

British lawmaker advocates for religious freedom in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Baron Alton of Liverpool, a member of the British House of Lords, and Luke de Pulford, founder and director of the Arise Foundation, were invited by the Ministry of Foreig...

As the CCP celebrates, those who love China mourn

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party has controlled China for 70 years now and, for the party at least, this is something that merits celebrating. For the people of China, ho...

US steps up pressure on China over treatment of Muslims

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration, locked in a trade war with China, is increasing pressure on Beijing over what it says is the systematic oppression of ethnic minority Muslims. ...

NBC accused of helping China by attacking The Epoch Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States media giant NBC has been accused of helping China’s cause by criticizing The Epoch Times, an English-language newspaper considered close to the Falun G...

Nobel Peace Prize for Trump at stake with Xi meeting in Hong Kong

The United States and China have become entangled in a number of disputes of late, ranging from trade and development of the global economy to fundamental values and human rights. Five particularly ur...

Exiled billionaire predicts China’s Communist rulers to face destructive crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s Communist rulers are likely to stare “destruction” in the face soon, with the United States about to take new measures, exiled Chinese billionair...

Malaysian rapper Namewee pens ode to Taiwan democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just three days before the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Malaysian rapper Namewee (黃明志) on Saturday (June 1) released his latest track boldly praising Taiw...

China’s threats against Taiwan reveal serious internal problems

Asia’s largest defense conference, the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue, took place at Singapore’s Shangri-La Hotel from May 31 to June 2. Acting United States Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanaha...

Falun Gong's expansion plans in bucolic area stoke tensions

DEERPARK, N.Y. (AP) — Expansion plans for Falun Gong's compound in the hills of upstate New York have heightened tensions with neighbors. They worry that the religious group banned b...

Hong Kong deports 33 Taiwanese planning to join protest against extradition law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Hong Kong on Friday (April 26) deported 33 Taiwanese Falun Gong members planning to join the April 28 protest against a new extradition law, provoking an expression of concern f...

Taiwanese actress in China harassed for attending Shenyun performance 9 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An 18 year old Taiwanese actress and musician working in China, Ou-yang Nana (歐陽娜娜), has become a target of harassment by Chinese netizens, for her alleged support of Taiw...

Now in theaters: 'Letter from Masanjia' leaves Taiwanese audience in tears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In 2012, a woman in Oregon found a hidden letter inside a Halloween decoration she bought at a local store, which led her to discover a horrifying secret in China and the pligh...

Chinese exchange student in Taiwan criticizes Xi Jinping in live broadcast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following in the footsteps of another student vlogger who hit headlines earlier this year for his criticism of the Communist Party, a Chinese exchange student in Taiwan ha...

Tibet uprising 60 years on: The fight continues

March 10 is an important date for the Tibetan struggle. On this date in 1959, tens of thousands of Tibetans blockaded the palace of their leader, the Dalai Lama, to protect him against perceived threa...