The Latest: Shanghai index drops 8% as virus outbreak grows

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The Shanghai Composite index has lost nearly 8% as Chinese regulato...

Pakistan: No immediate plans to evacuate citizens from China

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A top Pakistani health official said Thursday that Islamabad had no immediate plan to evacuate any of some 30,000 nationals living in China to study and work, despite the new coronavi...

Taiwanese workers in China long for home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China's economy declines due to the China-U.S. trade war, many Taiwanese working in China long to return home. A Taiwanese internet user, who is employed by a Ch...

Taiwan permits extra cross-strait flights for Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese government on Tuesday (Dec. 24) announced a plan to add additional cross-strait flights between Jan. 11 and Feb. 8 to accommodate an expected influx of visit...

Taiwan draws ire of China over cross-strait flights during CNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has denied reports that it is refusing to grant additional cross-strait flights between Jan. 4 and Feb. 15, as requested by China, to accommodate an expected increa...

English teacher in Taiwan resigns over TutorABC's intrusive 'one China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An email from the English teaching website TutorABC surfaced on Saturday (Nov. 2), sent in response to the resignation of an instructor who refused to conform to new, drac...

Software engineer accused of taking trade secrets to China

WASHINGTON (AP) — A software engineer is accused of stealing trade secrets from the Illinois locomotive company he once worked for and taking the information to China. The Justice De...

Taipei mayor upset at newspaper for 'concocting fake news'

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday criticized a pro-independence newspaper for "concocting fake news" related to his upcoming trip to China and said he was against both "red"...

China: Thousands of North Korean women forced into prostitution: report

A report published by the Korea Future Initiative, a London-based NGO, reveals that thousands of North Korean women and girls are being subjected to forced marriage and prostitution in China. The rep...

Penn spreads Ivy roots to China with Mandarin broadcasts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Wang's parents live in the northern China city of Taiyuan and had to listen to English-speaking broadcasts when their son led Penn to an upset over national champion Villan...

Despite economic incentives, Taiwanese do not integrate well to life in China: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Recent survey data published by the Taiwan Research Institute of Xiamen University, reveals that, despite many policies aimed to attract and benefit Taiwanese citizens, a ...

Canada to deport 160 illegal Chinese immigrants

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canadian authorities have ordered the deportation of 160 illegal Chinese immigrants. The news comes following China’s detention of a third Canadian citizen over r...

'China's Golden Age is OVER': YouTuber SerpentZA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A popular South African YouTuber with over 460,000 followers on Monday (Nov. 19) uploaded a video in which he asserts that China's "Golden Age" of sky-high growth...

Taiwanese must reconsider before accepting Chinese ID cards

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is perhaps the only organization which still thinks it is going to be able to win over the Taiwanese people through a hearts and minds campaign. There have been m...

Proposed bill would revoke citizenship for Taiwanese who adopt new Chinese IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an announcement by Beijing that Taiwanese living in China would be eligible for "smart residence cards" starting this month, an amendment is being prop...