Like a cornered animal, the Chinese Communist Party is lashing out at everyone

KAOHSIUNG CITY (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) expelled three Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reporters from the country. Their crime? A headline in an op-ed ar...

US CDC puts Taiwan on coronavirus community spread list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States included Taiwan on its list of destinations with an apparent community spread of the Wuhan corona...

China revokes 3 Wall Street Journal reporters' credentials

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday said it has revoked the press credentials of three reporters for the U.S. newspaper Wall Street Journal over the headline of an opinion column deemed by the gov...

Taiwan rapper blasts WHO for excluding Taiwan during outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese rapper Dwagie (大支) has recorded a rap video that excoriates the World Health Organization (WHO) for excluding Taiwan to placate China as the Wuhan coronavirus sp...

Five Chinese media outlets named 'foreign missions' by US State Department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department listed five U.S.-based Chinese media outlets as "foreign missions" on Tuesday (Feb. 18) as part of its counteractions against China'...

5 Canadian MPs denounce ICAO's exclusion of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Feb. 13 described Taiwan as a province of China, five Canadian MPs from the Conservative Party lashed out at ...

Taiwan's TSMC faces possible impact from US-Huawei clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump is considering cutting Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies off from global chip suppliers, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing C...

China suspends Belt and Road Initiative in Kyrgyzstan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese investment project in a remote mountainous part of Kyrgyzstan has been canceled over protests by local residents, resulting in the delay of the Chinese Communist...

Apple moving production from China to Taiwan due to Wuhan coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread in China, Apple is moving the manufacture of some of its top devices to Taiwan. Apple has begun to move the prod...

Uighur whistleblower: China is 'arresting people without any reason'

It was easy to overlook the narrow, nondescript staircase leading to a brightly-lit basement mosque in Istanbul's busy Sultan Murat neighborhood. Below, a small girl ran around among the white ...

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 ...

Photo of the Day: Winnie the Pooh shadow spotted behind Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An image showing the distinct outline of Winnie the Pooh behind Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) surfaced on Taiwan TV news on Friday (Feb. 14), giving Taiwanese a good l...

Dissidents declare China's Hunan independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A declaration of "Hunan independence" has been widely shared on Chinese social media over the past week, as Chinese citizens question the validity of the Chinese...

China civil rights activist arrested for suggesting Xi should resign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's civil rights activist Xu Zhiyong (許志永) was arrested Saturday (Feb. 15) in the Chinese city of Guangzhou after publishing an article on social media that highli...

Xi’s early involvement in virus outbreak raises questions

BEIJING (AP) — A recent speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been published by state media indicates for the first time that he was leading the response to a new virus outbreak from e...