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Johnny Chiang admits defeat in leadership election for Taiwan's KMT, congratulates Eric Chu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Johnny Chiang (江啟臣), incumbent chairman of Taiwan's main opposition party the Kuomintang (KMT), admitted defeat in his reelection bid for the party's leadership on...

Chinese tycoon's companies pay $539M in US securities case

NEW YORK (AP) — Three companies linked to a Chinese businessman who is a prominent critic of his country’s ruling Communist Party have agreed to pay $539 million to settle charges they conducted an il...

New China law tightens control over companies’ data on users

BEIJING (AP) — China is tightening control over data gathered by companies about the public under a law approved Friday by its ceremonial legislature, expanding the ruling Communist Party’...

CIA considering new China mission center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is considering setting up a new mission center focusing on China, Bloomberg news service reported Thursday (Aug. 12). Until now, C...

China insists new resident permits for Taiwanese ensure their welfare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) on Friday (July 23) said the question of whether its new resident permits for Taiwanese in China are beneficial is for them to ...

Xi hails 'new world' as China marks Communist Party centenary

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday hailed a "new world" created by the country's people as China's Communist Party marked the centenary of its founding, and warned foreign forc...

China: Xi Jinping says Beijing will no longer be 'bullied' during CCP 100 year anniversary

Chinese President Xi Jinping struck a defiant tone during a major address celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Beijing on Thursday. Xi told a massive audience gat...

Xi stresses loyalty as Chinese Communist Party prepares for 100th anniversary

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday urged Chinese Communist Party members to remain loyal and continue to serve the people as he awarded a new medal of honour to 29 members as part of the ruling p...

A sneak peak at Joe Biden's plan to isolate China

Different cold war, same strategy Joe Biden set the right tone during his first trip abroad as U.S. president, first at the G-7 summit and then as he sought broader support from NATO leaders. While...

Opinion: China needs a more modern family policy

Want to understand why families in the world's most populous country are so reluctant to have children? Here's the simple answer: What married couple will feel like caring for four elderly peo...

New China affairs head choice 'shows goodwill to Beijing': Scholar

The appointment of Chiu Tai-san (邱太三) to handle China affairs should be seen as a friendly gesture toward Beijing, as Chiu is known to be dovish in his approach to cross-strait issues, Taiwanese schol...

Biden says Pentagon to review strategy toward China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday the Pentagon would review its strategy toward China, looking at pivotal areas including intelligence, technology and Washington’...

President Biden mentions Taiwan in first call with Xi Jinping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden spoke with China’s General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) on Wednesday night (Feb. 10) for the first time since taking office. In the call, B...

Philippines protests new China law as 'verbal threat of war'

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines has protested a new Chinese law that authorizes its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels and destroy other countries' structures on islands it cl...

New China swine fever strains point to unlicensed vaccines

A new form of African swine fever identified in Chinese pig farms is most likely caused by illicit vaccines, industry insiders say, a fresh blow to the world’s largest pork producer, still recov...