Taiwan releases video of fierce live-fire drill as tensions with China rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions with China continue to ratchet up, Taiwan's military on Wednesday (June 3) released footage of machine guns blazing during a night exercise off the coast o...

China still has a wealth gap problem: Economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state-run media outlet Economic Daily on Monday (June 1) published an interview with economist Li Shi (李實) in which he addressed Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's (...

Jackie Chan backs China's draconian security law for HK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Friday (May 29), Jackie Chan (成龍), the "Clown Prince of Kung fu," joined over 2,000 performing artists in supporting China's new repressive security law f...

Breaking News: China passes draconian Hong Kong security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's rubber-stamp legislature the National People's Congress (NPC) on Thursday afternoon (May 28) passed a new heavy-handed security law to crush dissent in Hon...

Topics from China's 'Two Sessions' buzz on social media

(TAIPEI) Taiwan News — As China's "Two Sessions" — the annual meeting composed of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People&#...

China wants to shift economic gears, but can it?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The world's second-largest economy is itching to get back to business, but with everyone else in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, that could be easier said than ...

13 mysterious 'Taiwan deputies' spotted at China's NPC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During Friday's (May 22) session of China's rubber-stamp legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC), 13 "Taiwan representatives" appeared to e...

Hong Kong mobilizing again to counter CCP encroachment

Taipei (Taiwan News) — After Beijing's proposal for a new national security law for Hong Kong wreaked havoc in the semi-autonomous region of China, Hongkongers have rallied once again, calli...

UK, Canada, and Australia 'deeply concerned' about Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Beijing's proposal of a controversial national security law for Hong Kong, the U.K., Canada, and Australia on Friday (May 22) expressed their concerns over t...

US senators threaten to sanction China if new HK security law passed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senators announced on Thursday (May 21) they will start drafting a bill that would impose sanctions on Chinese leaders if they go ahead and pass a draconian security ...

Hong Kong opposition slams China national security law move

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's pro-democracy lawmakers sharply criticized China’s move to take over long-stalled efforts to enact national security legislation in the semi-autonomous territory, saying i...

Google searches for 'immigration,' 'Taiwan' spike in HK over Chinese law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google searches for the word "immigration" and "Taiwan" spiked on Thursday (May 21) immediately after the Chinese government announced a new national s...

China proposes controversial Hong Kong security law

Taipei (Taiwan News) — China is proposing a new law aimed at squashing dissent and anti-government protests in Hong Kong. The new law would ban sedition, secession, and subversion of the Beij...

Key points about China's legislative session

BEIJING (AP) — Thousands of delegates from across China are in Beijing for this year’s annual session of the country’s rubber-stamp legislature and its advisory body, meetings delayed by more than two...

Video shows thousands of Chinese leaders wearing masks at CPPCC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video of Thursday's (May 21) Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) showed all the attending officials wearing face masks, with the exception o...