Analysis: Are China's 'internal affairs' going more global?

One day in 1955, the fledgling People's Republic of China was unhappy about U.S. involvement with Taiwan, the self-governing island that Beijing considered its territory. So Premier Zhou Enlai wrote a...

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...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Oct. 1 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the guilty verdict for a white former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man: Dallas County jurors made a po...

US blocks goods from companies suspected of forced labor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday announced it is holding imports of clothing, gold, diamonds and other items believed to have been produced with forced labor by companies based in...

Xi Jinping reiterates China's plan to take over Taiwan, touts 'one country, two systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping spoke before cameras on two occasions to mark the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime, and each time Xi emphasized the p...

UN chief: World faces 'unprecedented threat' from terrorism

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that the world is facing "an unprecedented threat from intolerance, violent extremism and terrorism" that affects every countr...

US steps up pressure on China over treatment of Muslims

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration, locked in a trade war with China, is increasing pressure on Beijing over what it says is the systematic oppression of ethnic minority Muslims. ...

China calls on Washington to cancel Xinjiang meeting

BEIJING (AP) — China is calling on Washington to cancel a planned meeting at the United Nations to discuss accusations of repression in its Muslim-majority northwestern region of Xinjiang. ...

China rejects US secretary of state's criticism on Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Monday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for saying that Beijing is trying to erase Muslim culture in its northwest. A foreign minist...

Pompeo: Resist China's demands to repatriate fleeing Uighurs

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — America's top diplomat says Central Asian nations should reject Chinese demands to repatriate ethnic minorities to China, where they face repression. Secretary ...

UN chief rejects claim he didn't condemn China over Muslims

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly rejecting claims by five human rights groups that he hasn't condemned the Chinese government's detention of more tha...

'This is a plea for democracy': HK protest leaders urge US lawmakers to take action

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-democracy Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Denise Ho testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday (Sept. 17), pleading with lawmakers to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and De...

5 rights groups urge UN chief to condemn China over Muslims

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Five human rights organizations are urging U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to condemn the Chinese government's detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang re...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: I have a strong desire to run for president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Last updated: (GMT+8) 21:45 Sept. 8, 2019 Terry Gou (possible candidate) [ Chinese version ] I have a strong desire to run for president During a meeting...

Pro-democracy activists in NYC march to support Taiwan, Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Pro-Taiwan groups and overseas Taiwanese in the U.S. converged in New York City on Saturday (Sept. 7) to march for Taiwan’s inclusion in the United Nations and to ra...