China steps up censorship on booming short video industryChina steps up censorship on booming short video industryShort video platforms which stormed into China's internet over the past two years will be subjected to stricter censorship and potentially higher costs after authorities introduced new regulations ranging from barring defaming the Communist Party leaders to sexual moaning.

From rank outsider to mayor of Kaohsiung: meet the man who wooed Taiwan’s electorateFrom rank outsider to mayor of Kaohsiung: meet the man who wooed Taiwan’s electorateThe 61-year-old, whose parents came from central China’s Henan province, won a crushing victory for the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) over…

D&G under fire in China over controversial videos, co-founder's racist messagesD&G under fire in China over controversial videos, co-founder's racist messagesItalian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana (D&G) has come under scrutiny in China after controversial videos and offensive private Instagram me…

Several luxury hotels accused of insanitary practices in ChinaSeveral luxury hotels accused of insanitary practices in ChinaSome 14 luxury hotels in China have been slammed after a nearly 12-minute video showing housekeepers cleaning bathrooms went viral online.

From envelopes of cash to cigarettes: The hidden agenda of China's widespread bribery cultureFrom envelopes of cash to cigarettes: The hidden agenda of China's widespread bribery cultureA day before Peng Zhang's father was scheduled for a complex spinal surgery in Beijing, he slipped the surgeon a red envelope filled with…

Will the Indo-Pacific Strategy become the antithesis of Belt and Road InitiativeWill the Indo-Pacific Strategy become the antithesis of Belt and Road InitiativeDuring the just-concluded Asean meeting and the East Asia Summit in Singapore, US Vice President Pence ardently pitched his Indo-Pacific …

'Chinese-language Oscars' hit by controversy over status of Taiwan'Chinese-language Oscars' hit by controversy over status of TaiwanA film awards ceremony became controversial after a Taiwanese filmmaker made pro-independence comments at the so-called "Chinese-language…