Chinese state media likens HK protesters to IS terrorists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media the Global Times published an editorial on Monday (Nov. 11) calling Hong Kong protesters "thugs" and likening them to IS terrorists. Hong ...

Taiwan beats Japan 5-4 in baseball in Asian Baseball Championship finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan clinched gold on Sunday (Oct. 20) in the nail-biting final game of the 2019 Asian Baseball Championship, beating Japan 5-4 at Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Sta...

Baseball fans bring Winnie the Pooh to game as Taiwan goes up against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese baseball fans have turned the sports stadium political, displaying a stuffed Winnie the Pooh doll and posters to mock China’s leader Xi Jinping as Taiwan&r...

AP Photos: Hong Kongers use masquerade as new protest tactic

HONG KONG (AP) — Winnie the Pooh, Guy Fawkes, Pepe the Frog — these are the new faces of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement. Demonstrators masqueraded Friday night as their f...

Hong Kong protesters mock China leaders, defy face mask ban

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters donned cartoon character masks and mocked China’s leaders while forming human chains in defiance of a ban on face coverings at public assemblies. Gathering ...

Hong Kong protesters don cartoon masks to defy face mask ban

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are donning cartoon character masks as they form a human chain across the semiautonomous Chinese city, in defiance of a government ban on face cover...

Beijing threatens Prague for canceling sister-city ties, Czech Pirate Party responds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, after the city of Prague announced plans to formally terminate its sister-city relationship with Beijing, the Chinese embassy on Wednesday (Oct. 9) sent...

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...

'South Park' creators mock NBA's kowtowing to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The creators of the cartoon comedy "South Park" posted a mock apology to China on Tuesday (Oct. 8) after the NBA kowtowed to the communist country to limit damag...

Thousands march in Taipei in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tens of thousands of Taiwanese took to the streets in Taipei on Sunday (Sept. 28) to march in solidarity with Hong Kong, where protesters have entered the 17th week of pro...

Reports say suspect in deadly Kyoto arson attack had grudge

TOKYO (AP) — Police were investigating Friday the gutted animation studio building in Kyoto where a man raging about theft set a fire that killed 33 people, crushing the hearts of comic fans in ...

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base

TOKYO (AP) — It may not be as famous as Japanese anime legend Studio Ghibli, but Kyoto Animation has many core fans and is known as a team of skilled animators that provides top-quality work for other...

Controversial Taiwan horror game Devotion not slated for re-release

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwan-based developer of a popular but contentious horror game that sparked an outcry among Chinese netizens, leading to its removal from the Steam platform earlier thi...

Photo of the Day: 'Xi the Pooh' sign in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As tens of thousands of Taiwanese took to the streets of Taipei to protest against the encroachment of pro-China media outlets in Taiwan, a sign was spotted which mocked China&...

Photo of the Day: Lam to Xi like Piglet to Pooh

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As protests against a controversial extradition bill and calls for Hong Kong head Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) to quit her post, a meme has resurfaced on social media comparing Lam's ...