Video shows Chinese man swept away by floodwaters within 6 seconds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As torrential rain and massive flooding continues to ravage much of southern China, video surfaced on Thursday (July 9) showing a Chinese man being swept away by churning ...

Ancient town on tributary of China's Three Gorges flooded

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An ancient Chinese town that has over 2,000 years of history is the latest location to be inundated by the devastating floods ravaging southern China over the past few wee...

Five dead in latest flooding in southern China rainstorms

BEIJING (AP) — Rainstorms have killed five more people in a southern Chinese region already reeling from heavy flooding over the past week. The government of Zunyi city, south of the...

South China cleaning up from floods but more rain on the way

BEIJING (AP) — Parts of southern China still cleaning up Thursday from floods that have left at least 20 people dead or missing are forecast to be hit with more rain over coming days. ...

Hundreds of thousands displaced in deadly China flooding

BEIJING (AP) — Flooding in south and central China has caused more than a dozen deaths and forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the government said Wednesday. Ab...

China's national security law to support CCP infiltration into HK's education system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's controversial national security law for Hong Kong has raised concerns not only over its likely erosion of the city's freedom of speech but also Chinese Com...

Taiwan health minister accuses China of always hiding true coronavirus situation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Covering up the true size and reach of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has been a common practice in China, Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) tol...

China lifting last controls in province at outbreak's center

BEIJING (AP) — Trains carrying factory employees back to work after two months in locked-down cities rolled out of Hubei province, the center of China’s virus outbreak, as the government on Wednesday ...

Dissidents declare China's Hunan independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A declaration of "Hunan independence" has been widely shared on Chinese social media over the past week, as Chinese citizens question the validity of the Chinese...

China’s Sichuan reports H5N6 bird flu as it struggles to cope with Wuhan virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While China scrambles to contain the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, the recurrence of various types of bird flu appears to be adding to its woes, most recently an H5N6 outbre...

Causes of mortality uncovered in patients with milder infections of coronavirus

Experts have blamed a form of systemic inflammatory response syndrome called "cytokine storm" for killing some novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)-infected patients who were not very sick in the e...

Recurrence of bird flu kills 17,000 chickens in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu has been reported in the Chinese province of Hunan, which lies to the south of Hubei Province, where the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)...

Dissident blogger burns Chinese passport, calls on Taiwanese to vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former Chinese citizen and dissident blogger burned his Chinese passport in Hualien on Wednesday (Jan. 8) and appealed to Taiwanese to cherish their hard-won democracy a...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 26, the 360th day of 2019. There are five days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 26...

7 dead, 13 injured in China fireworks factory explosion

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in central China say seven people have been killed and 13 injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Hunan province. The Liuyang city government sa...