Joshua Wong compares Hong Kong’s situation to Taiwan's ‘White Terror’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong student activist and former secretary-general of the pro-democracy party Demosistō, Joshua Wong (黃之鋒), on Sunday (July 5) compared the special administrative reg...

Activist leaves Hong Kong after new law to advocate abroad

HONG KONG (AP) — Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law has left the city for an undisclosed location, he revealed on his Facebook page shortly after testifying at a U.S. congressional hear...

Hong Kong security law takes aim at protester actions

HONG KONG (AP) — China on Tuesday approved a contentious national security law for Hong Kong that takes direct aim at some of the actions of anti-government protesters last year, in a move many see as...

3 pro-democracy groups opt to disband as Hong Kong security law passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three political groups have announced that they will disband in the wake of Beijing's passage of the contentious national security law for Hong Kong on Tuesday (June 3...

Joshua Wong quits Demosistō as Hong Kong national security law passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Within two hours of the passing of the contentious Hong Kong national security law in Beijing on Tuesday (June 30), four prominent Hong Kong activists have announced they ...

Hong Kong democracy leaders ask Japan to reconsider Xi Jinping's visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong (黃之鋒), Agnes Chow (周庭), and Au Nok-hin (區諾軒) appeared at a Tokyo online news conference Wednesday (June 3) and urged the Japa...

Hong Kong court bars democracy activist Joshua Wong from visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court in Hong Kong on Thursday (Dec. 19) barred democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) from leaving the territory to observe Taiwan’s January 11 elections. The De...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong to meet with Taiwanese leaders today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite his arrest last week, Hong Kong student activist and secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosistō Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) arrived in Taiwan today (Sept. 3) to meet with...

Details of Hong Kong protester arrests emerge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The arrest of eight high-profile activists and politicians by Hong Kong police on Friday (Aug. 30) is being widely viewed as an effort to deter organizers behind a large r...

Hong Kong: 831 demonstration canceled amid arrests of pro-democracy activists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mass protest in Hong Kong that had originally been planned for Saturday (Aug. 31) was canceled after an appeal against a police ban proved unsuccessful, according to the...

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong detained by police

[Last update: Aug. 30 at 10:10 a.m.] Another Demosisto member, Agnes Chow (周庭), was arrested on Friday morning, according to the party’s latest statement. Chow was arrested at her home and...

Protest escalates in Hong Kong after government fail to respond to protesters’ demands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Protesters in Hong Kong launched a non-cooperation movement today (June 21), blocking several roads near government buildings and encircling Wan Chai district police headq...

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill

TOKYO (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory's leader to move ahead with a controversial extradition bill despite a massive weeke...

Hong Kong pro-democracy movement loses ground in by-election

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy candidates won back only two of four seats in a crucial by-election in the semiautonomous Chinese region, final results showed Monday. The re...

Election tests Hong Kong's stomach for defying Beijing

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is holding by-elections that give opposition supporters the chance to recapture lost ground in a contest measuring voters' appetite for democracy in the semiautonomous Chine...