Opinion: Minneapolis is not Hong Kong

There is no question that the images of unrest and demonstrations in the United States and Hong Kong are similar. We see streets packed with protesters as tear gas and rubber bullets fly. Policemen...

World’s reaction to US weaves solidarity, calls to change

Several thousand people marched in New Zealand’s largest city on Monday (June 1) to protest the killing of George Floyd in the U.S. as well as to stand up against police violence and racism in t...

World uneasily watches US protests but US racism seen before

LONDON (AP) — Nations around the world have watched in horror at the five days of civil unrest in the United States following the death of a black man being detained by police. But they have not been ...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 27 The New York Post on Twitter fact-checking President Donald Trump's tw...

China to dispatch 2 aircraft carriers near Taiwan for war games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is reportedly planning on deploying two aircraft carriers in waters near Taiwan as part of its war games in August to rehearse for a future assault on the Taiwan-con...

The real purpose of China’s global propaganda

China has launched its global propaganda campaign to change the narrative of the Wuhan coronavirus even as the global pandemic worsens. It paints a picture of an authoritarian government that is best ...

HK privileges in crosshairs if China passes security law: US national security advisor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The national security advisor for President Donald Trump on Sunday (May 24) warned the special trade and financial status granted to Hong Kong by the U.S. would be jeopard...

China state media calls Australia 'dog' of US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic continues to rage, tensions between Australia and China have begun to flare. Chinese state media outlet the Global Times has lashed ou...

China cries foul at Pompeo's congratulatory message for Taiwanese president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing threatened "necessary countermeasures" and to "make them feel pain," after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo posted a message congratulating ...

US adds new sanction on Chinese tech giant Huawei

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has imposed new restrictions on Chinese tech giant Huawei’s ability to use American technology, stepping up a conflict with Beijing over industry developm...

China uses trade as weapon to silence virus criticism

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Trying to silence criticism over the coronavirus pandemic, China is deploying a well-used weapon — trade sanctions. Beijing has blocked some imports of...

China warns it could turn military exercises into invasion of Dongsha, Penghu, and Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Japanese media reports that China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is planning on holding war games in August to prepare for a future assault on the...

China may test all of Wuhan amid fears of virus comeback

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic first broke out, are planning to test all 11 million residents in the next 10 days, Chinese media reported. ...

Wuhan to test all residents after handful of new infections

BANGKOK (AP) — Authorities in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began were moving forward Wednesday with efforts to test all 11 million residents for the virus within 10 days after a han...

Trump administration tightens visas for Chinese reporters

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is tightening visa guidelines for Chinese journalists in response to the treatment of U.S. journalists in China, as tensions flare between the two nations ov...