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Ties with Taiwan easier than most countries think

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Watching a parliamentary committee meeting from a foreign country is not everyone’s cup of tea, especially when it runs to nearly two-and-a-half hours. However...

China: Detained journalist Zhang Zhan on 'hanging by a thread'

Detained journalist Zhang Zhan is reportedly on the "hanging by a thread" amid a hunger strike, as international pressure mounts on the Chinese government to release her. Zhang was also unv...

Activists, WHO in the frame as Nobel Peace guessing starts

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — The annual Nobel Peace Prize shines the brightest of lights on the person or group thought to have done most to promote peace. But guessing who it will be is just a stab in th...

London borough plans road name changes likely to infuriate Chinese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tiananmen Square, Uyghur Court, and Hong Kong Road are some of the road names soon to emerge around the new Chinese embassy in the London neighborhood of Tower Hamlets fol...

Journalist Zhang Jialong jailed for 'disturbing the peace' in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the flurry of arrests and convictions of journalists in China, former Caijing magazine and Tencent Finance reporter Zhang Jialong (張賈龍) has been sentenced to one and ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 10, the 345th day of 2020. There are 21 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 10...

Taiwanese in Norway to seek appeal in legal battle over 'China' labeling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Taiwanese in Norway will appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) after their nationality rectification case was turned down by the Norwegian Supreme...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 8, the 282nd day of 2020. There are 84 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 8,...

Chinese minister urges multilateralism during European tour

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has called for multilateralism to be defended, warning Thursday during a visit to Norway that those principles are being challenged by “unilat...

Organizers of Hong Kong's Tiananmen vigil appear in court

HONG KONG (AP) — The organizers of a vigil commemorating China's bloody 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square appeared in a Hong Kong court on Monday on charges of inciting others to participate in an un...

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 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...

Photo of the Day: 'CCP Virus' projected on Chinese consulate in LA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to protest against China's handling of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) a Chinese dissident group projected an image of the "CCP Virus" on the Chine...

Continuing PRC efforts to intimidate Taiwan and its friends

“Big Nations Should Not Bully the Small” The People’s Republic of China (PRC) always refers to its Three Communiqués with the United States as if they were the Ten Commandm...

For 70th anniversary, Chinese regime masquerades as champion of human rights

In a white paper published for its 70th anniversary, the Beijing regime did not hesitate to disguise itself as a champion of human rights despite massive and systematic violations of the freedom of th...