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Clubhouse users could face arrest under Chinese law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese and foreign users of the social media site Clubhouse post political content at their own peril, as its servers are based in China and its content is the legal doma...

Hong Kong internet firm blocked website over security law

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong internet service provider on Thursday said it had blocked access to a pro-democracy website to comply with the city’s national security law. In a stateme...

Taipei Costco customers mock 'Xi JinPooh' Halloween 'effigy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens on Tuesday (Oct. 13) got a good belly laugh from a photo of a Winnie the Pooh Halloween costume for toddlers spotted at a Costco in Taipei. On Tuesda...

BTS in hot water with Chinese netizens for Korean War comments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean K-Pop band BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan) is facing a fierce backlash in communist China after its leader made comments expressing solidarity with the U.S. as a res...

Hong Kong protesters adapt signs, slogans to skirt new law

HONG KONG (AP) — It was one of the first protests in Hong Kong after a feared national security law came into effect. Among a dozen or so lunchtime demonstrators at a luxury mall in...

Hong Kong, the Great Firewall, and why information and truth are so important

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Last October, some relatives took a trip to China. Predictably, there were two weeks of radio silence while they were there. When they returned, to my considerable a...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan joins Eight-Nation Alliance to crush China in Twitter war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This meme including Taiwan in a new take on the Boxer Rebellion surfaced on Tuesday (April 14), as a growing number of nationalities join Thai netizens in their flame war ...

Student drops Wuhan plans after Chinese netizens label him 'Japan-lover, Taiwan separatist'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After being bullied online by Chinese netizens for being a "Japan lover" and "Taiwanese separatist," news has surfaced today (July 12) that a Taiwanese coll...

Photo of the Day: Stealthy memorial of Tiananmen seen in Chinese supermarket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Although the Communist Chinese government tried to snuff out any commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre on Tuesday (June 4), reports are streami...

China totally bans Wikipedia ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --. Beijing has blocked all language editions of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday (May 15), reports Reuters. Samantha Lien, communicatio...

Huawei Mediapad M5 found to be snooping on engineer in Taiwan from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke that a Huawei P30 Pro was apparently querying servers in China, a Canadian IT engineer who lives in Taiwan says he has discovered that his Huawei Mediapad M5 i...

Google may still be working on censored Chinese search engine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google employees have uncovered that work on the company’s censored search engine for China, Dragonfly, appears to be secretly ongoing, a report from The Intercept r...

Mother of Chinese YouTuber who supports Taiwan detained

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a Chinese YouTuber expressed support for Taiwan while vlogging from the U.S., his mother was detained by Chinese authorities. A Chinese YouTuber surnamed Liu, who curr...

Bid by China’s Tencent for Reddit provokes concerns about censorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A reported bid by Chinese online giant Tencent to invest US$150 million in social media company Reddit is causing concern about the threat of censorship. The deal might be co...

China blocks Microsoft’s Bing search engine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Microsoft Bing, the last major foreign search engine available in China, has been blocked following an order from the government, reports Financial Times. The paper pub...