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Chinese university allegedly investigating LGBTQ+ students’ ‘mental health status’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shanghai University appears to have requested its colleges to list their LGBTQ+ students and report on their “state of mind,” according to a purported “c...

Hong Kong says it will not interfere with China's arrest of 12 at sea

Hong Kong’s government will not intervene in the case of 12 city residents who mainland Chinese authorities arrested as they tried to flee by boat to Taiwan, despite pleas from their relatives f...

China uses collective punishment to silence dissidents

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) — China's local authorities are engaged in a competition to prove who is most loyal to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), detaining dissidents and putting their family m...

Chinese professor detained over criticism of Xi Jinping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A jurist and law professor at Beijing's Tsinghua University, Xu Zhangrun (許章潤), was detained Monday (July 6) by the Chinese authorities after he openly criticized the ...

Chinese #MeToo activist released after detention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese female-rights activist, investigative journalist Huang Xueqin (黃雪琴) was released on Friday (Jan. 19), following three months of detention on the charge of inci...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

TRUMP-AFGHANISTAN — Reversing his past call for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump renews the United States' commitment to the war in Afghanistan, declaring that U.S. troops "will fight to win." He...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: JAPAN-US-SEARCHING FOR MARY ANN — At a public bath in a Yokohama slum in the 1950s, a red-haired girl scrubs her skin with a pumice stone, hard, to try to get the white out. Ot...