Swedish singer ends ties with Huawei, says China 'not a nice state'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Swedish singer Zara Larsson announced Tuesday (Aug. 4) that she would no longer be collaborating with China's Huawei or promoting its products. During an interview ...

Sieren's China: Tension rises between Washington and Beijing

The tension between the US and China continues to rise. Last week, US authorities ordered the closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston, Texas. Then, the US Consulate in Chengdu in western China was...

Chinese ambassador lashes out at Western rights reporting

LONDON (AP) — China’s ambassador to the UK lashed out at what he saw as one-sided reporting on human rights issues Thursday, presenting a series of videos defending Chinese actions against Uighur Musl...

What is China's world order for the 21st century?

At the 19th convention of the Communist Party in October 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that a "new era" had dawned for China and that the People's Republic was "getting cl...

New Zealand prime minister reiterates importance of including Taiwan in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has once again spoken out against Beijing's pressure to exclude Taiwan from participating in the World Health Organization (W...

US-China spats rattle world, prompting calls for unity

BEIJING (AP) — Antagonisms between the U.S. and China are rattling governments around the world, prompting a German official to warn of “Cold War 2.0” and Kenya’s president to appeal for unity to figh...

Nearly half of Germans want country to distance itself from China: Der Spiegel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 46 percent of German citizens want their country to distance itself from China, according to a survey commissioned by German news magazine Der Spiegel. In the...

UK ratchets up criticism of China over Uighurs, Hong Kong

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary hinted Sunday he may move to suspend the U.K.’s extradition arrangements with Hong Kong, and accused Beijing of “gross and egregious” human rights abuses agai...

Joe Biden’s stance on China toughens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has adopted a tougher stance against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) after undergoing a strategic "tectonic shift&q...

UK government to exclude Huawei from role in supplying new high-speed network equipment to wireless carriers

LONDON (AP) — Britain on Tuesday backtracked on plans to give Chinese telecommunications company Huawei a role in the U.K.’s new high-speed mobile phone network amid security concerns fuel...

UK reportedly poised to backtrack on Huawei inclusion in 5G

LONDON (AP) — The British government is reportedly poised to backtrack on plans to give Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei a limited role in the U.K.‘s new high-speed mobile phone network, a deci...

Ted Cruz sarcastically responds to Chinese sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shortly after China announced sanctions against U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and several of his colleagues on Monday (July 13), the Texan politician sarcastically responded that ...

China bans Cruz, Rubio, Smith, Brownback over criticism

China on Monday (July 13) said it will ban entry to U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, Representative Chris Smith and Ambassador for Religious Freedom Sam Brownback over their criticism of the ru...

US, Chinese ambassadors spar on Twitter in Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — The U.S. and Chinese ambassadors have gotten into a Twitter spat in Brazil, echoing the tense relations between the nations as a whole. It started Friday when...

US warns citizens of 'arbitrary detention' risk in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department on Saturday (July 11) warned American citizens of a "heightened risk of arbitrary detention" in China due to heightened tensions betwee...