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Korrnell Ritz Academy teacher accused of abusing 19 students in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A teacher at a prominent private bilingual kindergarten in Taichung is accused of physically abusing 19 students. Seven parents of children who attend the Korrnell Ritz...

A Hong Kong journalist's 'survivor's guilt' amid media clampdown

Anita can still vividly recall the feeling of traumatization that she had when she saw notifications about news from Hong Kong on her phone in the early months of her life in Taiwan. She had left her...

Hong Kong: Journalists remain defiant despite clampdown on media

Hong Kong's Citizen News had just celebrated its fifth anniversary in the first few days of 2022, but the independent news outlet abruptly announced its decision to close down on the evening of Ja...

Hong Kong's Lam: Media closures unrelated to press freedom

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday said the recent closure of two media outlets in the city does not indicate a decline in press freedom as the decisions were made by the outlets ...

Hong Kong news site to shut; pro-Beijing lawmakers sworn in

HONG KONG (AP) — A group of lawmakers loyal to China’s Communist Party were sworn in to Hong Kong's Legislature on Monday following an election without opposition candidates, as yet another pro-democr...

Hong Kong news outlet to close amid crackdown on dissent

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong online news site said Sunday that it will cease operations in light of deteriorating press freedoms, days after police raided and arrested seven people for sedition at a s...

Han Kuo-yu's book release attracts over 10,000 fans to Taipei park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kaoshiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) held a book launch in Taipei’s Daan Park on Sunday (Jan. 2). Access was granted to over 10,000 people who bought Han&rsquo...

Taiwanese artist sells Wise Samurai NFT for NT$205,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese artist by the name of Shaogao (囂搞) sold a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) for over 2 Ether, or roughly NT$205,000 (US$7,408), on Friday (Dec. 31). The NFT, named &...

Hong Kong site Citizen News announces closure, cites media crackdown

Hong Kong's online news publication Citizen News said its decision to shut operations was due to the closure of another pro-democracy news outlet, Stand News. Citizen News had announced on Sunda...

Hong Kong editors charged with sedition, US criticizes raid

HONG KONG (AP) — Two former editors from a Hong Kong online pro-democracy news outlet were charged with sedition and denied bail Thursday, a day after one of the last openly critical voices in the cit...

How democracy was dismantled in Hong Kong in 2021

HONG KONG (AP) — As the days of 2021 dwindled, so did any remaining traces of democracy in Hong Kong. On Wednesday, a vocal pro-democracy media outlet -- one of the last openly criti...

Hong Kong pro-democracy news site closes after raid, arrests

HONG KONG (AP) — A vocal pro-democracy website in Hong Kong shut down Wednesday after police raided its office and arrested six current and former editors and board members in a continuing crack...

Hong Kong police raid pro-democracy news outlet, arrest 6

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police raided the office of an online pro-democracy news outlet on Wednesday after arresting six people for conspiracy to publish a seditious publication, the latest moves i...

Hong Kong police arrest 6 journalists for sedition

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police were raiding the office of an online news outlet on Wednesday after arresting six people for conspiracy to publish a seditious publication. More than 200 off...

Hong Kong: Police arrest 6 over 'seditious publications'

Police in Hong Kong arrested six senior current and former staff members of an online media organization, authorities said on Wednesday morning. The six have been arrested for "conspiracy to pub...