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Peng Shuai saga hews to familiar script in China

BEIJING (AP) — The drama surrounding Peng Shuai is following a familiar script, in which someone who has run afoul of China's Communist government disappears from view. What happens...

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...

'Jackie Chan curse' strikes Evergrande

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Chinese real estate behemoth Evergrande faces a crisis of epic proportions, some netizens are attributing its misfortunes to the "Jackie Chan curse" that affl...

Fashion Walk and Asian GOLD Presents: Kingston Culture and Creativity Zone – THE ORIENT

A Pop-up Hub of Artistry for Local Budding Designers, Street Artists, Fashion Brand Spearheading Novel Retail Concept HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 27 January 2021 - Located at the heart of Hong Ko...

Splitsville: Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing announces breakup with fiancé

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing took to Weibo on Thursday (June 27) to announce that she and her fiancé Li Chen have broken up. The celebrity power couple first met on...

China’s Disappeared: A look at who went missing in 2018

BEIJING (AP) — It’s not uncommon for individuals who speak out against the government to disappear in China, but the scope of the “disappeared” has expanded since President Xi ...

China's Disappeared: A look at who went missing in 2018

BEIJING (AP) — It's not uncommon for individuals who speak out against the government to disappear in China, but the scope of the "disappeared" has expanded since President Xi Jinping came to power in...

Missing Chinese actress Fan Bingbing spotted in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After mysteriously disappearing for over three months, Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing has finally been sighted in public this Monday (Oct. 15) at the Beijing Capital Internatio...

Release of film featuring fallen Chinese celebrity Fan nixed

BEIJING (AP) — The director of "Air Strike," featuring Chinese actress Fan Bingbing, says the film's release has been canceled in the wake of her disappearance and conviction on tax evasion charges. ...

China will soon issue Chinese ID documents to Taiwanese citizens: academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Taiwanese academic warned Friday that the new Chinese residence card for Taiwanese citizens was only a temporary measure which would lead to the direct issuing of Chinese ID d...

Sieren's China: Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei on a knife edge

Many people wrinkled their noses in November 2016 when Meng Hongwei was named the first Chinese president of Interpol – the world's most important international police organization. Meng wa...

Fan Bingbing issues apology for evading taxes, thanks Communist Chinese Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke today that Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing is going to be slapped 880 million Chinese yuan (US$128 million) in fines for tax evasion, she issued a formal apolog...

Missing Chinese actress Fan Bingbing fined nearly US$130 million for tax evasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Having mysteriously disappeared for three months after being accused of evading taxes with "yin-yang contracts," China's state-run news agency Xinhua today report...

China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese media say tax authorities have ordered X-Men star Fan Bingbing to pay taxes and fines worth hundreds of millions of yuan but would spare her from criminal prosecution. ...