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Opinion: Hong Kong-China: Beijing must be held accountable for its actions

I was born a year before the 1997 handover. I grew up in a time where Hong Kong was free — relatively speaking. I was taught to think critically, to voice my opinions, and fight for democracy an...

Philippines: Ferdinand Marcos Jr. sworn in as president

Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was sworn in as president of the Philippines on Thursday, 36 years after his father was ousted in a popular uprising. "You will not be disappointed, so do not be afraid,&qu...

QUAD to launch illegal fishing tracking system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S., Japan, Australia, and India are expected to announce a maritime initiative at the Quad summit in Tokyo to counter illegal fishing in the Indo-Pacific. The end...

Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che thanks U.S. for support throughout ordeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a response to U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price’s tweet celebrating human rights activist Lee Ming-che’s (李明哲) release and homecoming, Lee and hi...

Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che expected to be freed from Chinese jail tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Chinese prison sentence for Taiwanese pro-democracy activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) is anticipated to end on Thursday (April 14), the Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) says t...

House approves ban on Russian oil to US, bolstering Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved legislation Wednesday night that would ban Russian oil imports to the United States, an effort to put into law the restrictions announced by Preside...

EU sanctions target major Myanmar energy company

The European Union has expanded its sanctions on Myanmar's military junta to include several key officials and four entities tied to the regime, as the bloc continues its response to last year'...

Swedish skater says China's hosting of Olympics 'extremely irresponsible' amid human rights abuses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Swedish speed skater Nils van der Poel, who won two gold medals at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, on Sunday (Feb. 13) condemned the International Olympic Committee (IOC...

Olympics-China says U.S. plans to pay athletes to 'sabotage' Beijing Games

China's foreign ministry and an official newspaper have accused the United States of planning to interfere with and "sabotage" the Beijing Winter Olympics by paying athletes from some co...

US Congressman Chris Smith joins China's 'Genocide Games' protest in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A protest was staged outside the Chinese embassy in Washington D.C. on Thursday (Jan. 27) to bring attention to human rights abuses in China ahead of the Beijing Winter Ol...

Suspects paraded through Chinese streets like Cultural Revolution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos surfaced on Tuesday (Dec. 28) showing four suspected smugglers being paraded through a city as they held large portraits of themselves, drawing rare criticism from ...

What's behind US sanctions against Bangladesh's elite paramilitary force?

Washington's sanctions against Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) police force, which is accused of involvement in hundreds of extrajudicial killings, have drawn a sharp reaction in Dha...

US issues sanctions, visa bans to mark Human Rights Day

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. issued financial sanctions and visa bans on former and current government officials and entities in nine countries Friday — including China, Myanmar and Russia — as part of ...

China 'hunted' over 600 Taiwanese overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report released by the international human rights organization Safeguard Defenders has alleged that China is "hunting" Taiwanese all over the world, with over ...

Premier League club Newcastle bought by Saudi sovereign fund

LONDON (AP) — Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund completed a buyout of Premier League club Newcastle on Thursday, giving hope to fans dreaming of a first title in almost a century but concerning hum...