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For Taiwan, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine feels far away

As Russia presses ahead with its attack on Ukraine, many analysts and internet users have drawn comparisons to Taiwan, another place that could face an invasion by its larger neighbor — China. ...

Hair Restoration Market Industry Growth, Forecast, Analysis, Manufacturers, Regions, Types and Applications 2021-2030

Report Ocean presents a new report on hair restoration market size, share, growth, industry trends, and forecast 2027, covering various industry elements and growth trends helpful for predicting the m...

How has China used the Winter Olympics to shape its image?

After athletes from around the world spent two weeks competing in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, many believe the event offered an opportunity for China to try and reshape its international image. ...

Starbucks faces backlash in China over police incident at store

Starbucks (SBUX.O) is battling its second bout of public fury in China in less than three months, after an incident described by the U.S. coffee giant as a "misunderstanding" at one of its s...

Global Times accuses Taiwan Lantern Festival 2022 of promoting independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Statebuilding Party’s Organization Department head, Lee Yu-chen (李雨蓁), responded to China’s state-run mouthpiece the Global Times’ recent accu...

Behind China-South Korea skating row, a deeper cultural rift

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese and South Korean short-track speedskating fans are duking it out online over allegations of foul play, tapping into the historical rivalry between their countri...

China opens investigation into woman found chained by neck

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in eastern China are investigating the case of a woman found chained by the neck in a hut in freezing weather, images of which sparked outrage online. The ...

BEIJING SNAPSHOT: A scramble for scarce Olympic souvenirs

BEIJING (AP) — The race is on to snap up scarce 2022 Winter Olympic souvenirs, especially stuffed versions of Games mascot Bing Dwen Dwen, a panda in a winter coat. People showed up ...

Xi meets Poland, Pakistan leaders in Olympic diplomacy

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping met Sunday with leaders from Poland and Pakistan in a flurry of diplomacy on the sidelines of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games. Xi told P...

What message did China send by choosing Uyghur torchbearer?

BEIJING (AP) — As soon as a Uyghur athlete helped light the Olympic flame at the Beijing Olympics, the debate began: Was it a defiant signal from Chinese leaders, or proof that protests around the wor...

EXPLAINER: Why India won't send diplomat to China Olympics

NEW DELHI (AP) — India won’t be sending its top diplomat in Beijing to the Winter Olympics after the honor of carrying the Olympic torch went to a Chinese soldier wounded in a deadly border clash bet...

Riled up by torchbearer, India skips China Olympics opening

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will not attend Friday's opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics, after one of the torchbearers reportedly chosen by Chinese authorities riled up New Delhi's anger. ...

US destroyer sailed through Taiwan Strait prior to VP's diplomatic trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Navy has confirmed that Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer the USS Dewey sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Jan. 22. The date fell just before Vice ...

No exit from zero-COVID: China struggles to find policy off-ramp

China's "zero-COVID" stance has put it at odds with the rest of the world and is exacting a mounting economic toll, but an exit strategy remains elusive as authorities worry about the ab...

Lithuania foreign minister says no plans to change Taiwan de-facto embassy name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis refuted a Reuters report claiming that the Baltic nation was considering changing the Chinese name of Taiwan’s rep...