Thousands march in Hong Kong to commemorate June 4 protests

HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people are marching in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing's Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed. Demonstrators took ...

Photo of the Day: Inflatable 'tank man' pops up in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre nears on June 4, photos of an inflatable 'tank man' sculpture have surfaced on Taiwanese social media. Due t...

Understanding China/CCP: Is Huawei’s ‘no-spy agreement’ really going to work?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Chinese company Huawei, founded in Shenzhen in 1987, has become one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of telecom equipment in the world. It claims to be a private ...

China's ambitious foreign policy agenda

Chinese President Xi Jinping certainly does not lack confidence. He has suggested a new chapter in great power politics on the basis of joint Chinese-US world leadership, also known as the Group of Tw...

China totally bans Wikipedia ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --. Beijing has blocked all language editions of Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia’s spokeswoman said on Wednesday (May 15), reports Reuters. Samantha Lien, communicatio...

China's ambitious foreign policy agenda

Chinese President Xi Jinping certainly does not lack confidence. He has suggested a new chapter in great power politics on the basis of joint Chinese-US world leadership, also known as the Group of Tw...

Leica banned from Chinese social media after Tiananmen video

The word Leica has been banned on Chinese social media after the camera manufacturer posted an advert referencing the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. The German company released a five-minute dramati...

Photo of the Day: South Korean man shows Taiwan flag in Tiananmen Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre nears on June 4, a South Korean student boldly posed with a Taiwan flag in the middle of the square. After studying for a s...

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu says he will 'conquer the universe'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) stirred controversy after he pledged that he would "conquer the universe," prompting Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) to ask, "what ...

China bans Leica ad portraying photojournalist taking historic “Tank Man” picture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The award-winning advertising agency F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi released a short film this week intended to promote Leica Camera. But the German camera manufacturer has...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, April 15, the 105th day of 2019. There are 260 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 15,...

Taiwan to expel Chinese academic who advocates military unification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A Chinese academic known for advocating the use of force to unify Taiwan with China will have to leave the island Thursday because he was planning to speak in public while only ...

Apple Music China removes song by Hong Kong star due to association with Tian'anmen Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan news) — A song by Hong Kong pop icon Jacky Cheung (張學友) has been pulled from Apple Music in China due to its association with the Tian’anmen Square Massacre. This year ma...

China's annual meeting of parliament heavy on rhetoric

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2019 marks a sensitive year for the Chinese Communist Party, and leading officials are ramping up rhetoric to ensure members maintain loyalty and respect core party values...

AP PHOTOS: Quirky moments from China's annual Congress

BEIJING (AP) — The annual meeting of China's legislature is a highly scripted affair, but quirky moments and offbeat details lurk around the edges and behind the scenes. Hundreds of ...