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Taiwan apologizes for alert that mislabeled satellite launch ‘missile flyover'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s defense ministry has apologized for an emergency “Presidential Alert” sent to cellphones in Taiwan on Tuesday (Jan. 9) that erroneously labeled ...

Jimmy Lai case puts Hong Kong's legal system on trial

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most high-profile pro-democracy figures, has pleaded not guilty to charges of "sedition and collusion with foreign forces" in a landmark trial that symboliz...

Hong Kong tycoon Lai pleads not guilty in landmark security trial

Hong Kong tycoon and pro-democracy advocate Jimmy Lai pleaded not guilty on Tuesday in his landmark trial, where he is accused of endangering China's national security, as prosecutors laid out det...

Hong Kong: Media tycoon Jimmy Lai pleads not guilty

Hong Kong media mogul and China critic Jimmy Lai pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to all charges against him in a high-profile "national security" trial where the 76-year-old could face a life ...

Hong Kong court won't quash Jimmy Lai's sedition charge

A court in Hong Kong on Friday rejected jailed activist Jimmy Lai's appeal to revoke a sedition charge against him. The pro-democracy advocate's trial has gained international attention. Wha...

Hong Kong: China 'anxious' as world watches Jimmy Lai trial

The long-awaited trial of Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai began on Monday morning, with a significant police presence deployed outside the courthouse. Dozens of people queued up for the hearing; som...

Hong Kong: Jimmy Lai foreign 'collusion' trial starts

Hong Kong businessman Jimmy Lai went on trial on Monday on national security charges. He is accused by Beijing of "collusion" with foreign forces and could face life in prison if convicted....

US House committee demands China end military ops in Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. House of Representatives committee on China on Thursday (Nov. 9) put forward 10 demands they are requesting President Biden make when he meets with Chinese leader X...

NDAs for Taiwan's Hai Kun submarine were optional

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former advisor to Taiwan’s navy Kuo Hsi (郭璽) has said nobody challenged Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Ma Wen-chun's (馬文君) refusal to sign a non-disclosure agreemen...

Taiwan photographers from 2 media barred from Asian Games opening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photographers from two Taiwan media did not receive press passes for the opening of the Asian Games in the Chinese city of Hangzhou Saturday (Sept. 23) evening. Taiwan&...

Jimmy Lai's son fears media mogul may die in detention while awaiting trial

LONDON (AP) — The son of jailed Hong Kong media mogul and prominent pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai said Wednesday he did not want to see his father die in detention, as his lawyers raised the prospe...

Hong Kong judges propose a further delay in the trial of activist publisher Jimmy Lai

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong judges on Friday proposed a new delay until December in the trial of a prominent activist publisher who was arrested in August 2020 under a sweeping Beijing-imposed national...

Prominent Hong Kong democracy activists partially win bid to quash convictions over 2019 protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy advocates had part of their convictions quashed Monday over their roles in one of the biggest pro-democracy protests in 2019. ...

AP gets rare glimpse of jailed Hong Kong pro-democracy publisher Jimmy Lai

HONG KONG (AP) — Jimmy Lai, a former newspaper publisher and one of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy activists, spends around 23 hours a day in solitary confinement in a maximum-security facil...

Japanese journalist barred from entering Hong Kong without clear reason, newspaper says

HONG KONG (AP) — A Japanese journalist was barred from entering Hong Kong without a clear reason and was sent back to his country, a Japanese newspaper said, raising concerns over the city's shrinking...