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Chinese netizens vexed at Yui Aragaki's endorsement of H&M

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens were angered and conflicted when H&M's official website in Japan announced Tuesday (April 20) that Japanese actress Aragaki Yui would officially e...

China feminists face clampdown, closure of online accounts

China's feminist movement has been facing another wave of crackdowns, with dozens of social media accounts run by feminist activists abruptly shut down in recent weeks. The accounts have been rem...

Cityneon Raises S$235 Million; Well Positioned for Next Growth Chapter

The global experience entertainment company gets a S$235 million shot in the arm, closes its private fund raising in April 2021Investors both new and existing include Singapore's Pavilion Capital, Sea...

China censors article by former premier amid tightening internet controls

China's internet companies have blocked users from sharing a lengthy article written by former Premier Wen Jiabao in tribute to his late mother, in an unexplained act of censorship against a senio...

46 Taiwanese charged for telecom fraud in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Beijing court on Friday (April 16) sentenced 46 Taiwanese nationals to up to 13 years in prison for their alleged involvement in a cross-border telecom fraud. The sus...

China regulators fine Alibaba $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations

Chinese regulators have fined Alibaba Group Holding Ltd 18 billion yuan ($2.75 billion) for violating anti-monopoly rules and abusing its dominant market position, marking the highest ever antitrust f...

Xinjiang cotton boycott leaves Western brands reeling

The latest China-versus-the-West dispute is getting ugly. On Wednesday, Chinese state television started blurring the names of Western brands worn by reality show contestants. The measure was a veiled...

Tesla tells China car cameras not activated outside North America

Cameras in Tesla cars are not activated outside of North America, the U.S. automaker said on its Chinese social media page on Wednesday (April 7), seeking to assuage security concerns in the world&rsq...

Wuhan cemeteries see 320,000 early mourners before Tomb Sweeping Festival: Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 320,000 Wuhan residents visited city cemeteries over just one weekend a full two weeks before the official Tomb Sweeping Festival. On March 22, China's Chutian...

Chinese man returning H&M goods seen sporting Nike sneakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the thick of a nationalistic boycott of H&M and Nike products, Chinese netizens are scoffing at a shopper for sending highly mixed signals about his patriotic buyin...

Growing discontent over forced COVID vaccinations in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Forced coronavirus vaccinations have become a source of grievance for many in China who have doubts over the safety of homegrown vaccines. Beijing has been touting the ...

China's original 'Wolf Warrior' caught using iPhone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese netizens are crying foul after they discovered that their hero and original "wolf warrior" has been posting to social media with an iPhone instead of a d...

Taiwan Evergreen truck jams traffic in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the global shipping crisis caused by a ship chartered by Taiwan's Evergreen Marine Corp., a truck carrying an Evergreen container caused a massive traffic jam on ...

Xinjiang: Muji stock falls amid Chinese backlash over blood cotton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese retailer Muji saw its stock price plunge on Friday (March 26) despite the company's claim that it had found no significant issues in its supply of cotton from...

Nike faces social media storm in China over Xinjiang statement

BEIJING (Reuters) -Anger with Nike Inc erupted on Chinese social media late on Wednesday after China’s netizens spotted a statement from the sporting goods giant saying it was “concerned&r...