MIPIM Asia Awards 2020 Winners Unveiled Today

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 19 November 2020 - The Asia-Pacific's most ambitious, innovative and revelatory real estate projects have been chosen as winners of the MIPIM Asia Awards 2020 - the le...

Several detained in China over quarantine building collapse

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have taken several people into custody as part of their investigation into the collapse of a coronavirus quarantine facility that killed at least 28 people. ...

Man rescued after 69 hours in rubble of fallen China hotel

BEIJING (AP) — A man was pulled out alive after being trapped for 69 hours under the rubble of a collapsed virus quarantine hotel in southeastern China in which at least 20 other people died. ...

Mom, son safe after 52 hours trapped in China hotel rubble

BEIJING (AP) — A 10-year-old boy and his mother have been rescued 52 hours after being trapped in the collapse of a virus quarantine site in southeastern China. Video released by res...

10 dead, 23 missing as hotel in China virus fight collapses

BEIJING (AP) — At least 10 people were killed in the collapse of Chinese hotel that was being used to isolate people who had arrived from other parts of China hit hard by the coronavirus outbrea...

Chinese hotel collapses; was used to observe virus contacts

BEIJING (AP) — A hotel used for medical observation of people who had contact with coronavirus patients collapsed in southeastern China on Saturday, trapping some 70 people, news reports said. There w...

Vatican turns other cheek as China evicts bishop onto street

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Vatican appears to have given its blessing on the shutting down of five parishes and the eviction of priests, elderly people, and a bishop by the Communist Chinese Par...

China confirms detention of Taiwanese professor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a routine press conference, China's Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) confirmed the detention of a renowned and outspoken China-friendly academic, Tony Shih (施正屏), citing...

China admits to detaining Taiwanese for ‘endangering national security’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) admitted on Wednesday (Sept. 25) it has detained a Taiwanese man who went missing in China in 2018. TAO spokesperson Ma Xiaogu...

Taiwanese man reported missing in China for more than 400 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the detention of a Taiwanese activist by China, the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) confirmed Friday (September 13) that another man, named as Tsai Chin-shu (蔡...

Magistrates of Kinmen, Matsu, Penghu fly to Beijing to plea for travel ban lift

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The magistrates of Kinmen, Matsu, and Penghu county flew to Beijing on Monday (Aug. 12) to meet with Liu Jieyi (劉結一), the director of the Taiwan Affairs Office, and plead ...

Breaking News: Beijing axes individual travel visas for Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced today (July 31) that due to the current state of cross-strait relations, applications for and the issuance of individual t...

Two policemen slashed, fraudster shot twice in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After slashing two police officers in Taipei City on Sunday (July 14), a fraud suspect was shot twice as he tried to flee the scene. While patrolling the intersection of Jug...

Bird carving exhibition in Taipei features artworks from Taiwan, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The “Taiwan/Japan Bird Carving Crafts Exhibition” is taking place at the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute's (NTCRI) Taipei Branch b...

China issues air pollution warnings, 79 cities blanketed in heavy smog

Along with 78 other cities, China's capital, Beijing, was again blanketed in thick winter smog on Saturday, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Air pollution warnings were issued across the...