China threatens to detain visiting Americans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has warned United States officials that it may detain American citizens in retaliation for the prosecution of Chinese scientists in the U.S. who allegedly lied about...

Judge agrees to free Chinese researcher in visa fraud case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California agreed Friday to release from jail a university researcher accused of lying about her ties to China’s military and Communist Party to gain acces...

China accuses US of harassing Chinese students, researchers

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday accused the United States of “monitoring, harassing and willfully detaining” Chinese students and researchers in the U.S. Foreign ministry spokesperso...

Chinese scientist arrested after seeking medical care

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud after U.S. authorities said she concealed her military ties was arrested after she left the Chinese consulate in San Francisco to seek ...

Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud appears in court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Chinese scientist charged with visa fraud after authorities said she concealed her military ties to China in order to work in the U.S. made her first appearance Monday in f...

Chinese researcher charged with US visa fraud is in custody

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Chinese researcher accused of concealing her ties to the Chinese military on a visa application she submitted so she could work in the U.S. was booked Friday into a Northern Cal...

FBI arrests Chinese military researcher sheltered in San Francisco consulate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese researcher wanted on visa fraud charges was arrested by the FBI Friday (July 24) after taking refuge at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco. Tang Juan (唐娟)...

China tells US to close consulate in Chengdu in growing spat

BEIJING (AP) — China ordered the United States on Friday to close its consulate in the western city of Chengdu, ratcheting up a diplomatic conflict at a time when relations have sunk to their lowest l...

Pompeo calls for united front against China as tensions soar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China a threat to freedom and democracy worldwide as the U.S. ratcheted up pressure on its rival by ordering a Chinese consulate...

FBI arrests 3 Chinese for suspected military ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The FBI has arrested three Chinese nationals for allegedly concealing their affiliations to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) when applying for visas to conduct resea...

US: Researcher being harbored at Chinese consulate in SF

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chinese consulate in San Francisco is harboring a Chinese researcher who lied about her military background, the Justice Department said Thursday as it announced charges against ...

Chinese consulate in San Francisco sheltering wanted military researcher: FBI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The FBI has accused the Chinese consulate in San Francisco of harboring a Chinese biology researcher who lied about her affiliations with the People's Liberation Army ...

Fugitive now in China sentenced in 'birth tourism' scheme

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A fugitive who pleaded guilty to a visa fraud scheme in which Chinese women gave birth in California so their children would be U.S. citizens has been formally sentenced. ...

China PLA officer arrested in US on visa fraud charges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military officer was arrested while attempting to leave Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for Tianjin, China, on Sunday, June 7, and has been charged with visa fra...

US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children ...