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Legislator invites Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan during pro-Tibet convention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) on Wednesday (June 22) revealed that he had invited U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to visit Taiwan. Lim and ...

US president's policy on Taiwan has confused some but it's actually clear

Some would say it has been difficult at times to discern with any precision exactly what the Biden administration policy on Taiwan is. Since the summer of 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden has continued ...

UN human rights chief asks China to rethink Uyghur policies

BEIJING (AP) — The top U.N. human rights official said Saturday that she raised concerns with Chinese officials about the impact of the broad application of counterterrorism and deradicalization measu...

US expands probe of schemes against Chinese dissidents

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are widening their case over alleged schemes to stalk and harass Chinese dissidents in the United States, including seeking to derail the election bid of a little-know...

How Russia and China exploit history to further their interests

"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past." This quote from George Orwell's world-famous novel "1984" describes in one sentence the...

EU-China summit focuses on war in Ukraine amid tense relations

Top diplomats from the EU met via videoconference Friday with China's leaders to discuss urgent matters including the war in Ukraine, the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change. Chinese President X...

Chinese operatives accused of spying on dissidents in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five men accused of acting on behalf of the Chinese government have been charged with brazen and wide-ranging schemes to stalk and harass Chinese dissidents in the United States, inc...

Ukrainians attend Taiwan protest in support of Tibet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A protest march in Taipei City against 63 years of Chinese repression in Tibet also saw Ukrainians participate, reports said Saturday (March 5). Thousands of Tibetans d...

Winter Olympians champion climate, peace amid muted activism

BEIJING (AP) — After a morning training session at the Winter Olympics’ Big Air Shougang venue, British snowboarder Katie Ormerod stopped by the press zone to do a quick interview. The top...

Tibetans in India demonstrate against Beijing Olympics

NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of Tibetan exiles marched near the Chinese Embassy in the Indian capital of New Delhi on Friday and held a protest rally while denouncing the Beijing Winter Olympics and dema...

Veteran Hong Kong activist arrested over Winter Olympics protest

A veteran Hong Kong activist was arrested Friday, just days after he announced plans to protest against Beijing's hosting of the Winter Olympics. Koo Sze-yiu intended to demonstrate outside gover...

Hundreds of Tibetans protest outside IOC headquarters

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Hundreds of Tibetans marched Thursday outside the Swiss headquarters of the International Olympic Committee, demanding freedom for their region as Beijing prepares to host...

A Uyghur gets death sentence, as China bans once OK'd books

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As the Chinese government tightened its grip over its ethnic Uyghur population, it sentenced one man to death and three others to life in prison last year for textbooks drawn in ...

China's demographic decline to stunt PLA's growth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Earlier this month, a report surfaced in Chinese state media outlet China Reports Network, which said it is every Chinese Communist Party (CCP) member’s obligation t...

As Olympics open, Uyghurs set to take rights case to court

China’s treatment of its Uyghur minority could come before the courts in Argentina at about the same time that the Winter Olympics open on Feb. 4 in Beijing. Michael Polak, a Britis...