Leader of ethnic Chinese group charged with meddling in Australia's politics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australia has charged its first person under the foreign interference laws it passed in 2018: a 65-year-old Melbourne man linked to China's efforts to boost its influe...

Photo of the Day: 'Save 12' signs for HK activists seen in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kongers living in Taiwan on Monday (Oct. 12) posted neon signs at famous landmarks in Taipei to show solidarity with 12 activists who have been imprisoned for trying ...

Anti-CCP protests flare on China's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human rights activists staged "Resist China: Freedom Now" protests in more than 60 cities worldwide on Thursday (Oct. 1), China's National Day, to raise awar...

China officially charges 12 Hong Kong fugitives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese authorities announced on Sept. 30 that they were officially charging 12 Hongkongers with crimes 39 days after they were caught at sea and detained in Shenzhen&...

US issued only 145 student visas to Chinese in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. issued only 145 student visas to Chinese citizens excluding Hongkongers, compared to more than 20,000 in the same period last year, the Liberty Times reported on ...

China uses collective punishment to silence dissidents

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) — China's local authorities are engaged in a competition to prove who is most loyal to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), detaining dissidents and putting their family m...

12 Hong Kong activists try to flee to Taiwan for freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twelve Hong Kong pro-democracy activists, including at least one member of a well-known advocacy group, were arrested by Chinese authorities at sea as they tried to escape...

China's WeChat proven to be spying on overseas users

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese authorities have imprisoned an individual in Shanxi province for 10 months after he forwarded a politically sensitive video to his friend in the U.S. through t...

Chinese blogger arrested for criticizing China's dairy monopolies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese blogger who goes by the pen name Wang Xiaoqi (王小七) was arrested by police in Shanghai on July 18 for his article disclosing the truth about the Chinese dairy ind...

Trump allies take aim at his global media chief for firings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven U.S. senators, including two strong allies of President Donald Trump, harshly criticized Trump's new chief of U.S.-funded global media on Wednesday for firing the heads of seve...

China admits to 'floodwater discharge' from Three Gorges Dam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After videos of flooding in cities below the vaunted Three Gorges Dam surfaced over the weekend and residents complained that they were being sacrificed to save the dam, t...

Taipei to aid Hongkongers with specialized office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tapei City Government has announced it is establishing a Hong Kong-Macau Affairs Office (港澳專案辦公室) on July 1, aiming to offer one-stop services to support Hongkongers w...

Philippine police kill 2 suspected Chinese kidnappers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police in Angeles City in the Philippines killed two Chinese suspects in a shootout on Thursday (June 11) during an operation related to the kidnapping of three Chinese na...

China's national security law to support CCP infiltration into HK's education system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's controversial national security law for Hong Kong has raised concerns not only over its likely erosion of the city's freedom of speech but also Chinese Com...

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...