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Taiwan's Winter Olympic team will not attend ceremonies in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Olympic team will not be joining in the opening or closing ceremonies of Beijing’s Winter Olympics, per a statement released by the government on Frid...

US Congressman Chris Smith joins China's 'Genocide Games' protest in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A protest was staged outside the Chinese embassy in Washington D.C. on Thursday (Jan. 27) to bring attention to human rights abuses in China ahead of the Beijing Winter Ol...

U.S. lawmakers call for U.N. Uyghur rights report before China's Olympics

(Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday urged the United Nations' human rights office to release its assessment of China's policies in Xinjiang before next month's Beijing Winter Olympics, w...

Audio reveals why activist is banned from posting anti-CCP billboards in Australia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An audio recording of a conversation between an Australian activist and a billboard company employee reveals that they have imposed a nationwide ban on his anti-Chinese Co...

Canada joins US and allies in Beijing Olympics boycott

TORONTO (AP) — Canada will join the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sai...

UK joins US, Australia in Beijing Winter Olympics boycott

LONDON (AP) — No U.K. government minister will attend the Beijing Winter Olympics, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday, calling it “effectively” a diplomatic boycott. ...

Chinese state media 'relieved' US officials will not 'bring virus to Beijing Olympics'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media has reacted with indignation to news that the Biden administration is proceeding with a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics. The White House ...

Taiwanese legislators call for boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislators from Taiwan’s New Power Party (NPP) said they are calling for a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, bringing a proposal on the issue to a multip...

Japanese foreign minister reveals invitation from Chinese counterpart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (王毅) invited his Japanese counterpart, Yoshimasa Hayashi, to come to China for an official visit during a phone call on Thursday (Nov. 18)...

Biden: US may not send top dignitaries to Beijing Olympics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday that the United States was weighing a diplomatic boycott of next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing over China's human rights abuses, a...

US requests China not limit freedom of press at 2022 Winter Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. has called on China to commit to not limiting free access and movement for reporters sent to cover the Winter Olympics in Beijing next year. In a statement rel...

Pelosi calls for diplomatic boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, the highest-ranking lawmaker in the U.S., has called for a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in China over Beijing's tr...

China warns Washington not to boycott Winter Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — China's government warned Washington on Wednesday not to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after the Biden administration said it was talking with allies about a joint appr...

Taiwan education minister supports athletes preparing for Beijing Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Education Minister Pan Wen-chung (潘文忠) has stated he supports the efforts of Taiwanese athletes preparing for the Beijing Winter Olympics, but he also is paying attention ...

China: Calls for 2022 Winter Olympics boycott doomed to fail

BEIJING (AP) — Calls for a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on human rights grounds are “doomed to failure,” a Chinese government spokesperson said Wednesday, as lawmakers and political adv...