Photo of the Day: Parallels between Tiananmen and Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An illustration showing solidarity between Tiananmen Square and Hong Kong protesters has gained over 24,000 upvotes on the social media site Reddit since New Year's Ev...

Hong Kong protests mark 6-month mark with massive rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Almost hidden among the throngs of demonstrators who marched in Hong Kong on Sunday was one woman who crawled, literally on hands and knees on the rough road surface — an ...

Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed two bills aimed at supporting human rights and pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong. Trump signed the bills, which were approved b...

Taiwan's breakaway from China was during Neolithic Age: tech minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to Beijing's tired trope about Taiwan being a "breakaway territory," the Minister Without Portfolio responsible for digital technology, Audrey Ta...

Pro-democracy candidates advance in key Hong Kong elections

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy candidates won nearly half of the seats in Hong Kong’s local elections, according to partial returns Monday, as voters sent a clear signal of support for the...

Petition to revoke British citizenship from Carrie Lam's family reaches 260,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition calling for the UK Home Office to revoke British citizenship from Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's (林鄭月娥) family members has reached over 260,000 sign...

Senate passes bill to support human rights in Hong Kong

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has easily approved a bill to support human rights in Hong Kong following months of often-violent unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. The Hong Kong Human ...

China trashes Basic Law by claiming Hong Kong court has no say on face mask ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after Hong Kong's High Court ruled that a ban on face masks was unconstitutional, China's top legislature ignored the basic tenets of the Basic Law and claim...

Taiwan high school student pinned inside Hong Kong PolyU arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese student who had become trapped at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) as police besieged the fortified campus was arrested on Tuesday (Nov. 19). Du...

Taiwan Public TV director mysteriously arrested in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Teng Cho-ju (鄧卓儒), a director for a TV show produced by Taiwan's Public Television Service (PTS, 公視), has been arrested in Hong Kong without explanation and is current...

Video sparks fears Hong Kong protesters being loaded on train to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video that surfaced on Monday (Nov. 18) appearing to show Hong Kong protesters being loaded onto a train near the border with China has sparked fears online that they ar...

Hong Kong court strikes down face mask ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ban on face masks imposed by Hong Kong's chief executive on pro-democracy protesters has been lifted after the High Court ruled the ban was unconstitutional. The ...

Democracy is solution to Hong Kong's woes: Taiwan KMT candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Thursday (Nov. 14) expressed support for the Hong Kong protesters, saying that the solution to the current cris...

Students at Chinese University of Hong Kong raise Taiwan flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video and a screen capture of Hong Kong student protesters defiantly raising the Taiwanese flag over a sports field on the campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (C...

Taiwan president says blood of HK youth should not be shed to 'decorate faces of Beijing authorities'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As violence continues to erupt at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and other college campuses in Hong Kong, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Nov...