Taiwan Mourns Death of ‘Mr Democracy,’ Former President Lee Teng-hui

Sandra Loyd

Taiwan on Friday grieved the death of its former president Lee Teng-hui, extensively considered as the guy who caused the island’s democratic shift. Flags were flown at half- mast to mark Lee’s death at the age of 97 on Thursday night, while homages gathered to honor a practiced political leader who commanded Taiwan’s shift from […]

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Indonesia Presses China for Probe into Sailors’ Deaths on Fishing Boats

Sandra Loyd

In talks with her Chinese equivalent Thursday, Indonesia’s foreign minister revealed “profound concerns” about deaths of Indonesian employees aboard Chinese fishing vessels, as one of her personnel revealed that 4 more sailors had actually passed away in May and June, with their bodies tossed into the sea in July. The statement about the 4 deaths, […]

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Veteran Democracy Activist Evicted, Harrassed in China’s Sichuan

Sandra Loyd

Authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan have actually evicted dissident and 1989 pro-democracy motion veteran Chen Yunfei from his home after he slammed an exorbitant brand-new security law just recently troubled Hong Kong, RFA has actually discovered. Chen had actually relocated to the Sichuan town of Pixian previously this month in addition to […]

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China Scholar Xu to Sue to Clear Name in Soliciting Prostitute Charges

Sandra Loyd

Former Tsinghua University Law School teacher Xu Zhangrun– who was expelled from his mentor position for apparently soliciting a prostitute– has for the first time appeared in public to reject the criminal charge and started legal action to clear his name, his fans and buddies informed RFA. After Xu finished his home quarantine, on Tuesday, […]

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Wife of Jailed Dissident Who Stood up For Uyghurs Calls For His Release

Sandra Loyd

Issues are growing for jailed Xinjiang dissident Zhang Haitao, who has actually just been permitted 3 family gos to in the past 5 years of his sentence at a jail in the northwestern area of Xinjiang. Zhang, an outspoken critic of the judgment Chinese Communist Party’s treatment of the mainly Muslim Uyghur ethnic group, is […]

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As US, Australia Hang Tough on China, Singapore Seeks Stability

Sandra Loyd

Singapore’s leader on Tuesday appealed for stability in the significantly tense relationship in between the United States and China relations, revealing issue that either the 2 world powers might clash, or that the U.S. might turn its back on the area. On the other hand, the leading diplomats and defense authorities of allies U.S. and […]

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Shandong Farmer in Suicide Bid After Harassment Over Resettlement Plan

Sandra Loyd

A local of the eastern Chinese province of Shandong who was being pushed by the authorities to sign up with a questionable resettlement plan was sent out to medical facility after trying suicide by consuming pesticide at the weekend, RFA has actually found out. The local of Shandong’s Lanling county, who was determined just by […]

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North Korean Call For Help Seen in COVID-19 Announcement, Blame

Sandra Loyd

North Korea might be looking for help from abroad in addition to propaganda points at home with a weekend announcement of its first presumed COVID-19 case, a report that blamed the infection on a banished North Korean guy leaving from South Korea, the specialists informed RFA Monday. The state-run Korea Central News Firm (KCNA) reported […]

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Residents of China’s Shandong Left Homeless by Suspended Rural Resettlement Plan

Sandra Loyd

Authorities in the eastern province of Shandong have actually suspended a mass rural resettlement program after it was slammed by the judgment Chinese Communist Party’s official paper, the People’s Daily, in the face of growing public anger. While federal government land grabs in backwoods have actually stimulated mass discontent and, hardly ever, arranged resistance throughout […]

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Australia Joins List of Nations Rejecting China’s Maritime Claims in South China Sea

Sandra Loyd

Australia has actually sent out a diplomatic note to the United Nations rejecting China’s extensive maritime claims in the South China Sea, signing up with the growing list of nations that have actually pressed back versus Beijing’s anticipation of “historic rights” to the challenged waters. The note was sent out to the UN on Thursday […]

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