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Chinese Police Officers Have Raided Mosques In A New Crackdown On Religion

The raids are the latest in a Chinese move against unregistered religious institutions.

William Yang • 6 months ago

Please Welcome China’s WeChat To The #Resistance

Negative articles and comments about Trump were censored on the Chinese internet as recently as this summer. But now the floodgates appear to be open.

Craig Silverman • 7 months ago

The Battle For Marriage Equality In Taiwan Is On A Knife-Edge

Taiwan was poised to make history in Asia by legalizing same-sex marriage, but forthcoming referendums could change all that.

William Yang • 8 months ago

A Chinese Journalist Was Arrested For “Slapping” A Volunteer At A Pro–Hong Kong Democracy Event

But the Chinese embassy in London said the woman was herself assaulted, and called for an apology.

William Yang • 9 months ago

3D-Gun Activist Cody Wilson Has Been Arrested In Taiwan

Wilson arrived in Taiwan two weeks before he was charged in Texas with paying a 16-year-old girl for sex.

William Yang • 10 months ago

People Posted Horrifying Videos As Hong Kong Was Struck By The Strongest Storm Of 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut has left a trail of death and destruction in its wake.

William Yang • 10 months ago

A Japanese Man Appeared To Kick A Statue Dedicated To "Comfort Women" In Taiwan And People Are Pissed

Mitsuhiko Fujii says he didn't kick the statue, but was just stretching his legs after a long flight.

William Yang • 10 months ago

A Kindergarten Principal Was Fired For Arranging A Back-To-School Pole Dance

Videos posted from the kindergarten sparked anger online in China.

William Yang • 10 months ago

More Than 50 Student Activists Were Arrested In Police Raids In China

The raids, which happened on Friday morning, are the latest episode in the Chinese government’s attempt to clamp down on a growing labor unrest in southern China.

William Yang • 10 months ago

A German Student Says He Was Expelled From China After Making A Human Rights Film For His Class

David Missal says he was told he had 10 days to leave the country.

William Yang • 11 months ago

Thousands Of Muslims In China Are Protesting Outside A Mosque To Prevent It From Being Demolished

The peaceful protest is a rare show of mass public defiance against Chinese authorities.

William Yang • 11 months ago

Airbnb Canceled A Competition To Win A Sleepover At The Great Wall Of China

Airbnb scrapped a competition to stay at the Great Wall after being accused on Chinese social media of being careless with a national treasure.

Megha Rajagopalan • 11 months ago

A Retired Chinese Professor Was Taken Away By Police During A Live Broadcast On VOA

“I am entitled to my freedom of speech,” the professor said, before the line went dead.

William Yang • 11 months ago

A Bomb Was Detonated Outside The US Embassy In Beijing

"Other than the bomber, there were no injuries," an Embassy spokesperson said.

Megha Rajagopalan • 12 months ago

There's A Huge Scandal In China Right Now About Faulty Vaccines For Children

There's no evidence of anyone being harmed, but the scandal has caused outrage on social media and IRL.

William Yang • 12 months ago

A College Apparently Tried To Reject A Student Because Of China's "Social Credit System"

People in China are criticizing the college, saying that it was unfairly punishing a high school student over his father's actions.

Megha Rajagopalan • One year ago

This Woman Threw Ink On A Photo Of China's President On A Livestream And Now She's Disappeared

Dong Yaoqiong's Twitter account was also deactivated after her protest against the Chinese president.

Kassy Cho • One year ago

A Cat Who “Predicted” World Cup Results Died And People Are In Mourning

Baidianr the stray ginger cat correctly predicted six consecutive games before dying.

William Yang • One year ago

Ivanka Trump Tweeted A "Chinese Proverb." But No One In China Is Sure If It Even Exists.

Those who tweet Chinese proverbs should not forget to research Chinese proverbs.

Megha Rajagopalan • One year ago

These Women In China Were Beaten By Security Guards After Handing Out Rainbow Badges

Videos and images of the LGBT activists being assaulted were temporarily censored on China's Twitter-like Weibo.

Megha Rajagopalan • One year ago

China's Weibo Just Walked Back A Ban On LGBT Content After Users Protested

Thousands of Weibo users protested by using hashtags like #IAmGay and #IHaveGayFriends, while many shared selfies and personal stories.

Megha Rajagopalan • One year ago

The Trump Administration Is Pushing For Closer Ties To Taiwan, But Not Everyone There Is Happy About It

The Trump White House is encouraging high-level visits to Taiwan, but many on the island are worried this will make them a pawn in the great power game with China.

Megha Rajagopalan • One year ago