Liu Xia 'Under Pressure' During First Public Appearance Since Her Exile
Fellow rights activist and lawyer Teng Biao says concerns about repercussions for family back in China are likely weighing on her mind.
Chinese Court Hands Suspended Death Sentence to Evictee Who Killed Official
Cases of physical attacks by families watching their homes destroyed, sometimes with scant warning, are highly sensitive in China.
Taiwan Moves Ahead With Crackdown on Illegal Funds From Mainland China
Massively raised fines for failure to submit to inspection highlight large amounts of Chinese money slipping in under the authorities' radar.
Taiwan Says Will Closely Watch ‘Suppression’ by China After Vatican Accord
TAIPEI—Taiwan said on Sept. 27 its relationship with the Vatican is stable, although it will closely watch what ...
China Launching More Sophisticated Cyber Attacks and Plans to Persist, Report Says
China doesn't plan to cease conducting commercial espionage that benefits the central government, even as the U.S. is ...
Taiwan Begins Demolition of Communist Party Shrine at Buddhist Temple
Officials send in several hundred police to deal with any resistance as bulldozers remove shrines to communist icons.
China Makes Teachers, Medical Professionals Pledge Not to Follow Any Religion
An anti-religion movement targeting employees of the state is spreading rapidly across eastern China, with punishments likely for anyone professing religious beliefs.
At UN, Falun Dafa Adherents Demand End to 19-Year Persecution
NEW YORK—A crowd of Falun Dafa practitioners from across the greater New York area gathered outside the headquarters ...
Trump Administration Issues New Cyber Strategy to Safeguard US Interests
The Trump administration is going on the offensive in cyberspace to deter adversaries from harming U.S. interests, according ...
Elderly Chinese Man Beaten Unconscious, and Injected With ‘Unknown Drugs,’ Says Report
A man in his 70s was injected with unknown drugs after he was imprisoned by Chinese Communist Party ...
Hong Kong Party Ban Sparks Protests, Warnings of Rights Violations
Beijing rebuffs international concern over the move, while rights activists say China is exporting its own brand of political censorship to the city.
Shrine to China's Communist Party in Ancient Temple Sparks Ire in Taiwan
Taiwan national Wei Ming-jen's shrine to the Chinese Communist Party has prompted questions about the island's national security.
Chinese Medicine Demand is Depleting Asian Elephant Population in Burma
Asian elephants in Burma are being poached at an alarming rate—all to meet soaringdemand for the animal's skin ...
China's Christians Have 'Mixed Feelings' About Vatican Agreement on Bishops
Some fear that members of the underground church will be left more vulnerable, while others are hoping for formal diplomatic ties.
Hong Kong Bans Pro-Independence Political Party, Sparking Outcry
The Hong Kong National Party is banned under a colonial law that seeks to prevent the spread of criminal societies and the violent overthrow of the city's government.
Risk of Prolonged Trade War Appears to Be Subsiding
News Analysis The worry that the United States and China will engage in a protracted, full-on trade war ...
Chinese Dissident Couple Granted Bail But to Face Trial in Thailand
Wu Yuhua and her husband Yang Chong face charges of violating Thai immigration law.
Tensions Rise Between China And Taiwan Over Residence Permits, 'Spies'
Lawmakers on the democratic island table amendments that would see those applying for residence permits from Beijing lose certain rights and privileges back home.
China Mulls Purge of Foreign Content From Media, School Textbooks
The government is 'blocking off a channel' for Chinese citizens to find news and ideas that it doesn't approve of.
Police Hold Kindergarten Principal in China's Yunnan Amid Sexual Abuse Probe
Children left behind in rural areas by parents seeking work in far-off cities are particularly vulnerable, reports indicate.