By Peter Enav The Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — While ties between China and Taiwan may be closer than at any time since they split in a civil war, that said, formal Communist Party congress being held in Beijing highlights how far apart the two sides are politically.
By Louise Watt Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China’s donation of school buses to tiny Macedonia has touched off derision online, where Chinese have called the gift ill-considered given their country’s poor safety record and a recent crash that killed 19 preschoolers.
By Cara Anna The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China’s Twitter-like microblogs are facing new threats of censorship. The country’s top microblogs either are down for maintenance or now display a “beta” tag to indicate they are in a testing phase, though they have been operating for months. Users worry that the explanations are cover-ups […]