China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite concerns

After the first shot, he had no reaction. But Kan Chai felt woozy following the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in China. “When I was driving on the road, I sudde...

Chinese media cries foul at Taiwan take on PLA soldiers weeping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the explosively popular video of People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers crying, China's state-run media is taking offense at Taiwanese news outlets...

China air force video appears to show simulated attack on US base on Guam

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s air force has released a video showing nuclear-capable H-6 bombers carrying out a simulated attack on what appears to be Andersen Air Force Base on the U.S. Pacific i...

China fires Long March rocket directly over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's state-run media has announced that the autocratic country has fired a Long March rocket "over the skies of Taiwan Island, China." According to a p...

China says ambassador hacked in 'like' of pornographic tweet

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese Embassy in the United Kingdom has demanded that Twitter investigate after its ambassador's official account liked a pornographic post on the social media platform. ...

China cracks down livestream eating, prompts suspicions of food crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission announced on Sept. 2 that over the past month, it had shut down 13,600 online accounts in which people have...

Taiwanese call for boycott of Disney's 'Mulan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese are joining in solidarity with Hong Kong activists in calling for a boycott of the controversial Disney film "Mulan," as two of its featured actors hav...

India bans more Chinese apps over 'security' threat amid border row

India has banned more Chinese apps on Wednesday, accusing them of undermining India's security amid an ongoing row over the disputed Himalayan border between the two neighboring nations. New Del...

PLA soldier's tombstone could prove deaths in China-India clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two and half months after a deadly clash occurred on the border between China and India, the photo of a tombstone apparently belonging to a People's Liberation Army (P...

In China's Xinjiang, forced medication accompanies lockdown

BEIJING (AP) — The government in China's far northwest Xinjiang region is resorting to draconian measures to combat the coronavirus, including spraying detainees with acidic disinfectant, ph...

Xinjiang govt forces unproven medicine on people in lockdown

BEIJING (AP) — When police arrested the middle-aged Uighur woman at the height of China’s coronavirus outbreak, she was crammed into a cell with dozens of other women in a detention center. ...

Shanghai reports 3rd coronavirus case imported from Taiwan in 2 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shanghai reported on Sunday (Aug. 30) that a Taiwanese national had tested positive for COVID-19 two days after arriving from Taiwan, marking the third infection likely im...

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...

Shigellosis breaks out in China, sickening 493 people

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage worldwide, a cluster infection of shigellosis has emerged in China, sickening 493 people in Shou County in the Chinese provin...

Taiwan returnees test positive for coronavirus in Laos, Vietnam, and Shanghai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Aug. 19) announced no new cases of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) but provided details on passengers who te...