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Taiwan indicts legislative candidate for accepting funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors want a former legislative candidate who accepted funds from China for her campaign to spend at least three years and eight months in prison, reports said Frida...

Singapore foreign interference law: Who will it affect?

Chan Man Ping Philip, a 59-year-old businessman, was officially designated as a "politically significant person" by the Singapore state in February. Chan was born in Hong Kong but later beca...

Afghanistan: Taliban release far-right Austrian man

An 84-year-old Austrian man who traveled to Afghanistan last year and was arrested there was released by the country's Taliban rulers, the Austrian government said Sunday. Austrian Chancellor Ka...

EU probes TikTok for youth protection, addiction regulations

Since last year, Chinese-owned TikTok and other large internet platforms have been obliged to comply with the European's Union's (EU) Digital Service Act (DSA). Compared to similar regulations...

Microsoft says it caught hackers from China, Russia and Iran using its AI tools

WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - State-backed hackers from Russia, China, and Iran have been using tools from Microsoft-backed OpenAI to hone their skills and trick their targets, according to a report ...

South Korea to tighten punishment for industrial espionage

When South Korea's Trade and Industry Ministry submitted revisions to laws covering industrial espionage in November, it was widely accepted that the new provisions were designed to fend off repor...

Taiwan reports more Chinese balloons over Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Taiwan's defence ministry said on Sunday it had detected eight Chinese balloons crossing the Taiwan Strait in the previous 24 hours, of which five flew across Taiwan, th...

Qatar releases 8 ex-navy Indians detained on spy charges

Qatar has released eight Indian former naval officers, months after dropping their death sentences, India's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday. Arrested over 18 months ago, the men we...

Taiwan identifies eight Chinese balloons

Taiwan's Defence Ministry said on Saturday it had recorded the highest number of Chinese balloons around the country since it started regularly releasing data on balloon sightings in December. Ei...

China court's suspended death sentence for Australian writer an 'outrage,' PM says

SYDNEY, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Australia Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Tuesday said it was an "outrage" that a Beijing court handed Australian writer Yang Hengjun a suspended death sentence ...

Indian police clear Taiwan pigeon suspected of spying for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese pigeon suspected of spying for China can once again fly free after Indian police cleared it of wrongdoing following eight months in detention. AP reported o...

From West to East, dangerous Chinese interference networks spread around the world

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is running a global network of "consular volunteers" through its embassies and consulates who form part of its “United Front” influence and enfo...

China says balloons that have angered Taiwan are 'nothing new'

BEIJING, Jan 31 (Reuters) - China's government on Wednesday dismissed repeated complaints by Taiwan about Chinese balloons flying over or near the island, saying they are for meteorological purpos...

Russia's FSB arrests own citizen for alleged Poland spying

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) on Friday said it had arrested a Russian national, working for a state firm, who it said was planning to pass on sensitive information to Poland. The FSB s...

China tries influencing Taiwan elections with balloons and ships

Is the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) inept or clever? Looking at their attempts to influence the Taiwanese elections one would think the former. Why? This article will discuss the CCP history of...