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After Kanter's Tibet comments, Celtics blacked out in China

Chinese broadcaster and NBA partner Tencent is not showing current or archived Boston Celtics games on its platforms, in apparent response to comments that Celtics center Enes Kanter made to advocate ...

NBA player wears ‘Free Tibet’ shoes to game, China cuts livestream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outspoken Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter wore a pair of sneakers emblazoned with the words “Free Tibet” to an NBA game on Wednesday night (Oct. 20), leading...

Ambassador pick emphasizes US strengths in countering China

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's pick for ambassador to Beijing told lawmakers considering his nomination on Wednesday that Americans should "have confidence in our strength” when dealing with ...

Olympic flame arrives in Beijing amid boycott calls

BEIJING (AP) — The Olympic flame arrived in Beijing on Wednesday amid calls from overseas critics for a boycott of the Feb. 4-20 Winter Games. Beijing’s Communist Party Secretary Ca...

Chinese users have mixed feelings about LinkedIn departure

HONG KONG (AP) — For nearly seven years, LinkedIn has been the only major Western social networking platform still operating in China. People like 32-year-old Jason Liu view it as an important career ...

Taiwan's foreign minister Joseph Wu announces trip to Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed on Tuesday (Oct. 19) that Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) is planning a visit to Europe. Wu has been offici...

Crunch time: Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda

President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance to showcase his ad...

European shares dip on inflation worries, weak China data

European shares opened lower on Monday, as surging commodity prices added to fears around a burgeoning energy crisis, while weak data from China kept concerns around slowing economic growth alive. ...

Chinese and HK shares slide as China Q3 GDP misses estimates

Chinese and Hong Kong equity markets fell on Monday after data showed China’s economy grew more slowly than expected in the third quarter, clouding the global recovery outlook and weighing on re...

Australian think tank calls for G20 ‘emergency meeting’ on defending Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of a prominent Australian think tank has published an article calling for stronger deterrence, arguing the only way to prevent a war over Taiwan is to change Chin...

Chinese social media targets satirical duet by Namewee with Taiwan-based singer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese social media outlet Sina Weibo blocked the accounts of Malaysian rapper Namewee (黄明志) and Taiwan-based Australian singer Kimberley Chen (陳芳語) after they released a...

China’s economic woes run deeper than Evergrande

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – A few weeks back, the international media was awash with stories about Evergrande Group, China’s second-largest property developer. Having borrowed big to scal...

Japan, S Korea leaders look to deepen ties despite strains

TOKYO (AP) — The leaders of Japan and South Korea spoke by phone on Friday, saying they would look to deepen ties in the face of regional security threats despite strained bilateral relations. ...

China's domestic biodiversity pledges overshadowed by overseas footprint

KUNMING, China, Oct 15 (Reuters) - China has used a U.N. biodiversity conference in Kunming to burnish its green credentials and launch new measures to protect domestic habitats, but the world's s...

'Worker Lives Matter' takes off in China with viral open-access spreadsheet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Resentful over grueling work hours, Chinese office workers have banded together to mount a new campaign to combat what is known as “996 culture” — workin...