EU presses China on trade, human rights during virtual summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — EU leaders and Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping (習近平) held a virtual summit on Monday (Sept. 14) that touched upon trade and human rights issues. European Council P...

Asia Today: India cases climb to 4.75M as recovery improves

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has registered a single-day spike of 94,372 new confirmed coronavirus cases, driving the country’s overall tally to 4.75 million. The Health Ministry on Sunday...

The Latest: India's cases rise to 4.75M with another spike

NEW DELHI — India has registered a single-day spike of 94,372 new confirmed coronavirus cases, driving the country’s overall tally to 4.75 million. The Health Ministry on Sunday also...

China alleges Australia raided homes of Chinese reporters

BEIJING (AP) — Australian agents in June raided the homes of four journalists working for Chinese state media and seized their electronics, citing possible violations of Australia’s anti-foreign inter...

China's first reusable spacecraft lands after 2-day flight

BEIJING (AP) — China’s first reusable spacecraft landed Sunday after two days in orbit, a possible step toward lower-cost space flight, the government announced. The secretive, mili...

China commemorates 75th anniversary of end of Pacific War

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday commemorated the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in the Pacific, during which it endured a brutal invasion and occupation of much of its territory by Japan...

Chinese govt complicates TikTok sale ordered by US

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chinese government is complicating the U.S.-government-ordered sale of U.S. TikTok assets. China on Friday introduced export restrictions on artificial intelligence techno...

TikTok: China's new export rules could give Beijing control over sale: expert

A recent update to technology export rules in China could give Beijing the final say on whether the forced sale of video-sharing app TikTok's US business will be approved, a Chinese trade expert t...

China: Multiple deaths, injuries as restaurant collapses

Hundreds of rescue workers were searching for survivors after a two-story restaurant collapsed in northern China, killing at least 17 people, state media reported on Saturday. Rescue workers in orang...

Bannon's Chinese host an irritant to Communist Party

BEIJING (AP) — The self-exiled Chinese tycoon on whose 150-foot (45-meter) yacht President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, was arrested is a high-profile irritant to the ruling C...

One question hung over 2008 Games: Would they change China?

One question loomed over the 2008 Beijing Olympics: Would the Games change China? Richard Pound, now the senior member of the International Olympic Committee, wrote about it in his b...

US State Department set to designate Confucius Institutes as ‘foreign missions’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department is reportedly poised to demand that China's Confucius Institutes register as “foreign missions” in the latest example of fraught ...

Chinese court frees man accused of murder after 27 years in prison

A court in southeast China has acquitted Zhang Yuhuan of murder after 27 years behind bars. The Jiangxi High People's Court on Tuesday found Zhang not guilty, citing insufficient evidence to prov...

China vows response if US refuses visa renewal for its state media personnel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Wang Wenbin (汪文斌) said during a routine press conference on Tuesday (Aug. 4) that if the U.S. continues refusing to renew ...

The Latest: China reports 46 new cases on opposite ends

BEIJING — China reported 46 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, the highest daily tally in more than a month, as it took steps to stem recent outbreaks that have infected more than 160 people at opposite en...