Analysis: Are China's 'internal affairs' going more global?

One day in 1955, the fledgling People's Republic of China was unhappy about U.S. involvement with Taiwan, the self-governing island that Beijing considered its territory. So Premier Zhou Enlai wrote a...

The Latest: Chinese army holds exercise near Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Chinese army brigade says it has held an anti-terrorism exercise in a city not f...

China lashes out at Hong Kong protest targeting its office

HONG KONG (AP) — China has harshly criticized a demonstration in which eggs were thrown at its office in Hong Kong and messages spray-painted on the exterior walls. The official Peop...

A look at key events in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests

BEIJING (AP) — Over seven weeks in 1989, student-led pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square became China's greatest political upheaval since the end of the Cultural Revolution m...

Taiwan minister rejects Chinese media attempts to claim credit for same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese state-owned newspaper People’s Daily has experienced significant pushback on Twitter for attempting to claim jurisdiction over Taiwan by bafflingly takin...

Alibaba head's remarks spark debate over China working hours

BEIJING (AP) — Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work 12-hour days, six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a public debate ove...

Death of rare turtle leaves 3 remaining in the world

BEIJING (AP) — A zoo in southern China says the only known female member of one of the world's rarest turtle species has died. The animal was one of four Yangtze giant softshell turt...

Taiwan's MOFA pokes fun at People's Daily tweet that Hualien is part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs mocked a tweet posted by China's state-run mouthpiece the People's Daily that listed Hualien as a part of China on Tuesday nigh...

6 killed in shootout between highway robbers in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Six highway robbers are dead in central Mexico following a shootout between gangs. The federal police says the shootout occurred Tuesday on the main highway throug...

Uninvited guests keep watch for China inside Uighur homes

ISTANBUL (AP) — The two women in the photograph were smiling, but Halmurat Idris knew something was terribly wrong. One was his 39-year-old sister; standing at her side was an elderl...

Jack Ma confirmed to be member of Chinese Communist Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Jack Ma, China's richest man and owner of Alibaba and South China Morning Post, was confirmed to be a member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) by China's state-run m...

China's People's Daily former editor-in-chief falls 19 floors to death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former editor-in-chief of Chinese Communist Party newspaper People’s Daily, Hu Xin (胡欣), has died after falling 19 floors from the headquarter building, according to...

Deng Xiaoping touted by Chinese media as model for US trade war strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 1, an overseas edition of China’s People’s Daily newspaper published an article reviewing the legacy of former CCP chairman Deng Xiaoping (鄧小平) in rel...

China's Xi absent from People's Daily cover again, despite kicking off tour to Africa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Recently there have been rumors arising about possible tensions or efforts to divert attention away from Xi Jinping within Chinese media. The mouthpiece of the Communis...

Xi excluded from front page of Chinese mouthpiece, signs of tension in CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rumors have been circulating about shifting political undercurrents among Communist Party leadership after the name of the Chinese leader was unusually absent from the fro...