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Cabinet proposes law amendments to counter disinformation

<p>Taipei, The Cabinet approved a series of draft amendment bills Thursday to increase the penalties or introduce punishment for spreading false information on topics related to natural disasters, agricultural product prices, infectious diseases, food safety and nuclear accidents.</p><p></p><p>The draft …</p>
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Cabinet proposes law amendments to counter disinformation

<p>Taipei, The Cabinet approved a series of draft amendment bills Thursday to increase the penalties or introduce punishment for spreading false information on topics related to natural disasters, agricultural product prices, infectious diseases, food safety a...
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China Holds Sichuan Protestant Pastor on ‘Subversion’ Charge After Church Raids

<p>Authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan are holding the pastor of the Early Rain Covenant Church on suspicion of "subversion," amid calls from a U.S.-based rights group to release him and dozens of detained members of his church.…...
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China Holds Sichuan Protestant Pastor on ‘Subversion’ Charge After Church Raids

<p>Authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan are holding the pastor of the Early Rain Covenant Church on suspicion of "subversion," amid calls from a U.S.-based rights group to release him and dozens of detained members of his church.…...
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China Probes Former Canadian Diplomat For ‘Harming State Security’

<p>A former Canadian diplomat held by the Chinese authorities in the wake of the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer in Vancouver is being investigated for "harming national security," state-run media reported on Wednesday.</p><p></p><p>Michael Kovrig, ...
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Taiwan shares soar on eased concerns over U.S.-China trade tension

<p>Taipei, Shares in Taiwan strengthened from a session earlier, soaring more than 100 points Wednesday as buying was sparked by reduced concerns over trade friction between the United States and China, dealers said.</p><p></p><p>The selling pressure was eased...
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Taiwan Reinforces Ban on Huawei Network Equipment

<p>TAIPEI, TAIWAN Taiwan is reinforcing its five-year-old ban on network equipment produced by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. amid security concerns.</p><p>Officials sought over the weekend to reassure lawmakers and the public that such ...
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Man arrested for making online threat of ‘war’ against Taiwan

<p>Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) A man who threatened on Facebook to wage war against Taiwan then flee the country has been arrested and is under investigation by prosecutors, aviation police said Tuesday.</p><p></p><p>The Aviation Police Bureau said it received a &he...
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Taiwan presents Democracy and Human Rights Award to Indonesian NGO

<p>Taipei, The 2018 Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award (ADHRA) was presented Monday to an Indonesia nongovernmental organization that promotes pluralism and works to protect minority rights against religious and racial intolerance.</p><p></p><p>"To receive ...
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