China rebuffs US request to discuss airline ‘Taiwan’ demand

BEIJING — The American Embassy in Beijing says Chinese authorities have rejected a request to discuss their demand that U.S. airlines describe self-ruled Taiwan as part of China, an order Washington opposes. An embassy statement Thursday said officials ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan bars China reporter for spreading of “fake news”

Taiwan authorities have barred a reporter for a television network in China from working on the island, accusing him of spreading "fake news" at a time of heightened cross-strait tensions. It is the first time a mainland Chinese reporter has been banned ... ( read original story ...)