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The slow-burning issues eroding CCP supremacy

This is part two of a four-part series. Click here for part one and here for part three. TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Could Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) fail to be elected to a third term at the 20...

MLB keeps spring camps on hold, missing opener 'disastrous'

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says losing regular-season games to a work stoppage would be a “disastrous outcome,” yet spring training remains on hold as the threat to opening...

Beijing court rules against woman in China #MeToo case

BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing court ruled against a Chinese woman on Tuesday in a #MeToo case that wound through the courts for three years, in a blow to the tamped-down movement whose legacy remains uncer...

All for nothing: Athletes qualify but end out of Olympics

MADRID (AP) — As one of the top-ranked taekwondo fighters in the world, Jesús Tortosa was ready to start packing for the Tokyo Olympics. He had been preparing for it for the past fiv...

2 convicted of defamation in blow to China's #MeToo movement

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — In a potential blow to the #MeToo movement in China, a young man and woman were convicted of defaming a prominent Chinese journalist for publishing an account accusing him of sex...

142 Taipei companies closed in 2020, setting new high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Up to 142 companies registered in Taipei shut down their businesses in 2020, setting a new record, with many closures attributed to the pandemic, according to a city gover...

Taiwan’s Foxconn plans to expand India plant despite Wistron incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn said its plans to expand a factory in southern India have remained unchanged despite riots breaking out at another Taiwanese factory. On Dec. 12, a protest by a...

Taiwan firms wary of moving manufacturing to India after Wistron plant riot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s economics minister urged the Indian government to address Saturday's (Dec. 12) riot at a Wistron Corp factory, as it could dampen other Taiwanese compan...

China #MeToo case heads to court after 2-year delay

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Zhou Xiaoxuan’s says her prestigious internship with Chinese state TV soured after a popular host forcibly kissed her. Outraged, Zhou took the previously taboo ...

Labor group details struggle facing Taiwan's migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Located on the edge of Taipei's Little Manila in a narrow residential lane, the Taiwan International Workers' Association (TIWA), established in 1999, forges ties ...

Short season, no summer ball make staying sharp a challenge

If all had gone as he hoped, Elijah Cabell and his Florida State teammates would have been playing for the College World Series championship this week. Instead, Cabell treks to a bal...

Illegal migrant workers in Taiwan not to be excluded from coronavirus fight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All migrant workers should be incorporated into the effort against the coronavirus (COVID-19), including illegal ones, said Taiwan’s Minister without Portfolio Lin W...

Democratic leaders push to end labor dispute and save debate

Democratic officials are pushing for an end to a labor dispute that threatens the party's sixth presidential primary debate, scheduled for Thursday on a California university campus. ...

New Taipei Labor Bureau celebrates success of interpreting service for new immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Labor Bureau of New Taipei City is celebrating the success of its comprehensive interpreting service for conflict mediation involving labor-management disputes. The se...

Daba Restaurant closes doors, lays off 150 workers due downturn in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Unable to wait any longer for itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) promise that the city would "get rich" to be reali...