Chinese embassy warns of 'unknown pneumonia' deadlier than COVID-19 in Kazakhstan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan has warned its citizens to take precautions against an "unknown pneumonia" that it claims has a higher mortality rate than COVI...

Dam in China's Hangzhou opens all 9 floodgates for first time in history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With torrential rain and massive flooding ravaging much of southern China, the Xin'anjiang Dam on Wednesday (July 8) opened all nine of its floodgates, causing 12 vill...

Australian lawmaker says he isn't a suspect in China probe

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state lawmaker said Monday that he was not a suspect in a police investigation into unnamed people advancing China’s goals in Australia, days after his home an...

Photo of the Day: Tsai gives thumbs up to Taiwan Marines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) posted a photo of herself greeting a contingent of Taiwan Marines fresh from intense training as they prepare to drill on the Don...

US designates 4 more Chinese media outlets as foreign missions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department has designated four more Chinese media organizations as foreign diplomatic missions, claiming the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) operates them as ...

US moves to restrict Chinese media outlets as 'propaganda'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration added four Chinese media outlets Monday to a list of organizations that should be considered “foreign missions” because of their ties to the government and t...

China, India disavow clash but pledge to end border standoff

BEIJING (AP) — China and India accused each other Wednesday of instigating deadly border clashes between their forces along the disputed Himalayan frontier, pledging to safeguard their territory...

Report: 60% of Beijing flights canceled to stem virus spread

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese media say more than 60% of commercial flights in and out of Beijing have been canceled as the city raises alert level amid a new coronavirus outbreak. The web...

Beijing warns US Navy flight over Taiwan was 'extremely dangerous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly a week after a U.S. Navy C-40a was spotted flying directly over Taiwan, China's Ministry of National Defense warned that it was "extremely dangerous" ...

US Stratotanker spotted flying south of Taiwan, near Dongsha Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. military aerial refueling aircraft was spotted flying just south of Taiwan and near Dongsha Islands in the northern part of the South China Sea on Friday morning (J...

Taiwan legislator tells China mouthpiece to 'do fking math' on GDP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a string of tit-for-tat tweets, Independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) on Thursday (June 4) posted a snappy comeback to the editor of a Chinese-state-run tabloid claim...

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...