Video shows Chinese woman call for Taiwan independence, denounce CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Sunday (Feb. 15) of a Chinese woman exasperated by Beijing's bungling of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, who came out in support of independence for ...

Taiwan News sticks with term ‘Wuhan virus’ until WHO admits Taiwan, Beijing comes clean

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — There is only one word to describe the official response to the novel coronavirus outbreak that continues to rampage through Communist China and spread slowly but surel...

Taiwanese startup's app to give voice to Chinese under coronavirus lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese startup TokenBacon has created the instant messaging app BaconTok based on its specialized blockchain technology that provides a safer, easier way for residents ...

French skating head denies protecting coach accused of rape

PARIS (AP) — The French skating federation's long-serving president says he “absolutely did not protect” a coach accused of rape and sexual abuse by former figure skaters who were coached by him in th...

Miami sees a return to Cold War cultural hard line on Cuba

MIAMI (AP) — Platinum-selling reggaeton act Gente de Zona were barred from a New Year’s Eve concert in a Miami park. The mayor of Miami declared another Cuban singer persona non grata and her concert ...

China wants Danish daily to apologize for virus cartoon

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — China demanded Monday that a major Danish newspaper, which angered Muslims worldwide by publishing drawings of the Prophet Muhammad in 2006, apologizes for a cartoon on th...

Wuhan coronavirus shows downside of Xi's dictatorship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic continues to spread, people are wondering just how much China has changed since the outbreak of severe acute respiratory synd...

AP Exclusive: AT&T under pressure to defy Maduro's censors

MIAMI (AP) — Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC. ...

AP Exclusive: AT&T under pressure to defy Maduro's censors

MIAMI (AP) — Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC. ...

Turkey lifts more than 2-year block of Wikipedia

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday lifted its more than two-year ban on accessing Wikipedia, weeks after the country's highest court ruled that the block violated freedom of expression. ...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

Does the naked body belong on Facebook? It’s complicated

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When is a photograph of nude bodies artistic or titillating? A woman's exposed nipple a political statement or erotica? A video of childbirth might show genitali...

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

BEIJING (AP) — China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad. Foreign minis...

Rights group says China is trying to silence critics abroad

The head of Human Rights Watch said Tuesday the Chinese government has not only constructed “an Orwellian high-tech surveillance state” at home but is using its growing economic clout to silence criti...