Report finds Chinese meddling in UK universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Foreign Affairs Select Committee has issued a report warning the Chinese government has infiltrated British university campuses to try to control criticism of ...

Taiwan should lead calls for new democratic international body to replace UN

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, the Taiwanese ambassador to Turkey, Cheng Tai-hsiang (鄭泰祥), made headlines when he backed calls from Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the refo...

Should Taiwanese basketball fans boycott the NBA?

KAOHSIUNG (Taipei News) — It seems like almost every week, a new international company, brand, or organization is falling over itself to apologize for hurting the feelings of citizens of the Peo...

As the CCP celebrates, those who love China mourn

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party has controlled China for 70 years now and, for the party at least, this is something that merits celebrating. For the people of China, ho...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Oct. 1 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the guilty verdict for a white former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man: Dallas County jurors made a po...

Pompeo: Resist China's demands to repatriate fleeing Uighurs

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — America's top diplomat says Central Asian nations should reject Chinese demands to repatriate ethnic minorities to China, where they face repression. Secretary ...

China ban on some textbooks seen aimed at Uighur culture

BEIJING (AP) — For 15 years, Yalqun Rozi skillfully navigated state bureaucracies to publish textbooks that taught classic poems and folk tales to millions of his fellow minority Uighurs in Chin...

China waiting out Hong Kong protests, but backlash may come

BEIJING (AP) — China’s central government has dismissed Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters as clowns and criminals while bemoaning growing violence surrounding the months long demonstratio...

Turkey sends delegation to China to observe Uighur situation

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's foreign minister says a delegation will visit China's northwestern Xinjiang region to observe the situation of minority Uighur Turks. Foreign Minister Mevlut...

China's Uighur detention camps 'stain of the century': US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a conference for religious freedom in Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out at China yesterday (July 18) over the human rights abuses it is committ...

Satellite photos show China has leveled Uighur graveyards for malls, high-rises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Indian Army colonel asserts that based on satellite imagery, the Chinese government is not only oppressing its living ethnic Uighur citizens in internment camps, but ...

Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe's democracies, according to...

China locks down Xinjiang a decade after deadly ethnic riots

ISTANBUL (AP) — A decade after deadly riots tore through his hometown, Kamilane Abudushalamu still vividly recalls the violence that left him an exile. On July 5, 2009, Abudushalamu was hidin...

U.S. and Germany slam China’s Xinjiang policies at Security Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a closed-door meeting at the United Nations Security Council, the representatives of the United States and Germany lashed out at China for its repression of the Uig...

Google will not drop Dragonfly project for China, rejects human rights inquiry of 'censorship engine'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, in an interview with CNN on June 17, declared that the company has no current plans to launch the “censorship engine” being developed for...