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When pro-China elements took over the KMT

This is part two in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know ...

EXPLAINER: Why is China denying Hong Kong was a UK colony?

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong is preparing to introduce new middle school textbooks that will deny the Chinese territory was ever a British colony. China's Communist rulers say the semi-autonomous city and...

China's Global Times editorials on Taiwan are so bad they are funny

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece Global Times is always good for a laugh. In the CCP’s press ecosystem it serves as the repository for foaming-at-the-mouth...

Analysis: Marcos as Philippine president a boon for China, awkward for U.S.

The decisive victory of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the Philippines' presidential election on Monday is set to re-shape the Southeast Asian country's relations with China and the United States as ...

CCP's 'historical claim' over Taiwan refuted by Mao Zedong, says Dutch ex-diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to recent statements by Chinese officials, a former Dutch diplomat has published a commentary pointing out the glaring historical inconsistencies in the Chines...

For Xi Jinping and the CCP, things could get much worse

This is the final part of a four-part series. Click here for part one, here for part two and here for part three. TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Xi Jinping (習近平) and the Chinese Communist Party (CC...

Why China thinks the West is to blame for Russia's war in Ukraine

From the beginning of the war in Ukraine, it was clear that China would not condemn Russia's invasion. On February 25, Beijing abstained from a vote on a UN Security Council draft resolution conde...

50 years after Nixon visit, US-China ties as fraught as ever

BEIJING (AP) — At the height of the Cold War, U.S. President Richard Nixon flew into communist China's center of power for a visit that, over time, would transform U.S.-China relations and China's pos...

UK rebukes China for supporting Argentina's Falklands claim

BEIJING (AP) — Britain on Monday firmly rejected a statement from China that affirmed Beijing's support for Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands, as relations between London and Asia's leading po...

Emboldened China opens Olympics, with lockdown and boycotts

BEIJING (AP) — China, which used its first Olympics to amplify its international aspirations, invited the world back Friday — sort of — for the pandemic era’s second Games, this time as an emboldened ...

A Uyghur gets death sentence, as China bans once OK'd books

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As the Chinese government tightened its grip over its ethnic Uyghur population, it sentenced one man to death and three others to life in prison last year for textbooks drawn in ...

From Tiananmen to Hong Kong, China's crackdowns defy critics

BEIJING (AP) — From the deadly crushing of Beijing’s 1989 pro-democracy protests to the suppression of Hong Kong’s opposition four decades later, China’s Communist Party has demonstrated a determinati...

The AP Interview: Exiled artist Ai Weiwei on Beijing Games

Ai Weiwei is one of China's most famous artists, and many regard him as one of the world's greatest living ones. Working with the Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, he helped design the ...

Jonathan D. Spence, popular China scholar, dead at age 85

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan D. Spence, a British-born historian who became a longtime Yale University professor and prominent sinologist and attracted a wide following with his 1990 best-seller “The Sear...

Chinese spies have penetrated Taiwan's military, case documents reveal

TAIPEI – For more than 20 years, Xie Xizhang presented himself as a Hong Kong businessman on visits to Taiwan. He now stands accused of having another mission: recruiting spies for China. On ...