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Chinese ambassador barred from entering UK Parliament over Xinjiang sanctions row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Zheng Zeguang (鄭澤光), China’s new ambassador to Britain, was banned from entering his host country’s Parliament on Tuesday (Sept. 14), as tensions mount between...

Army of fake fans online boosts China’s global messaging

BRUSSELS (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media. Liu Xiaoming, who recently ste...

Army of fake fans boosts China’s messaging on Twitter

BRUSSELS (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media. Liu Xiaoming, who recently ste...

China Foreign Ministry spokesman caught following adult film stars on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian (趙立堅) has allegedly been following the Twitter accounts of a pornographic website and an adult film actress. Chi...

China says ambassador hacked in 'like' of pornographic tweet

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese Embassy in the United Kingdom has demanded that Twitter investigate after its ambassador's official account liked a pornographic post on the social media platform. ...

Twitter account of China's ambassador to UK 'likes' embarrassing posts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's embassy in the U.K. on Wednesday (Sept. 9) blamed "anti-China elements" after the Twitter account of its ambassador, Liu Xiaoming (劉曉明) was hacked an...

More than 100 UK lawmakers condemn China over Uighurs abuse

LONDON (AP) — More than 100 British lawmakers have signed a letter to the Chinese ambassador condemning what they described as “a systematic and calculated programme of ethnic cleansing against the Ui...

UK public tribunal to probe Uighur 'genocide' claims

LONDON (AP) — A prominent British human rights lawyer is convening an independent tribunal in London to investigate whether the Chinese government’s alleged rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in the...

Letter to the Editor: China faces growing pact of nations

China has been violently suppressing human rights in Hong Kong and Xinjiang, as well as bullying its neighboring countries by encroaching upon their territories, using military might and economic coer...

Pompeo hold talks in UK amid rising China tensions

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds talks with one of America’s closes allies Tuesday as growing tensions with China dominate international affairs. Pompeo is set...

UK suspends extradition arrangements with Hong Kong

LONDON (AP) — Britain suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and blocked arms sales to the former British territory after China imposed a tough new national security law. Amid growin...

UK considers suspending extradition treaty with Hong Kong

LONDON (AP) — UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is considering suspending Britain’s extradition treaty with Hong Kong, after China imposed a tough new national security law. As tensi...

Britain suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty

The United Kingdom has suspended its extradition treaty "immediately and indefinitely" with Hong Kong after China implemented a new security law, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monda...

UK set to suspend extradition treaty with Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K. is expected to announce the suspension of its extradition treaty with Hong Kong on Monday (July 20) amid worsening relations with China. Foreign Secretary Domi...

UK ratchets up criticism of China over Uighurs, Hong Kong

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary hinted Sunday he may move to suspend the U.K.’s extradition arrangements with Hong Kong, and accused Beijing of “gross and egregious” human rights abuses agai...