2020 Taiwan Presidential Election: Countdown 143 days

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election Last updated: Aug. 21, 2019 00:10 => Presidential candidates: party nominees Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu => Presidential candidate qualifications => El...

‘Protesters vs. police’: HK die-hards defend their stance

HONG KONG (AP) — On a recent sweltering Saturday, a day now reserved for protest in Hong Kong, a demonstrator named Wayne stepped past a row of plastic barricades, lifted a pair of binoculars an...

Hong Kong protester organizer hopes for peace at Sunday rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people streamed into a park in central Hong Kong on Sunday for what organizers hope will be a peaceful demonstration for democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese te...

Hong Kong’s divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters marched on one side of Hong Kong’s famous harbor on Saturday to demand the government heed their demands. Across the water, a pro-government rally...

Hong Kong teachers’ rally starts another weekend of protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of schoolteachers in Hong Kong marched to the official residence of the city’s leader on Saturday as another weekend of protests got underway in the Chinese terr...

5 Taiwan cities to hold events on Saturday to support Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Events will be held in five cities across Taiwan on Saturday (Aug. 17) to support the anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong. Total Recall, Taiwan Citizen Stemcell, the...

Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize

HONG KONG (AP) — Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protes...

China tells Taiwan government to withdraw 'black hands' from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has accused Taiwan’s ruling party and government of meddling in Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the T...

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong’s international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city ...

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam hopes protester 'shot blind’ by police will ‘recover soon'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A protester was shot in her right eye by a bean bag round, which caused permanent optical damage, in Hong Kong on Sunday evening (Aug. 11), Ming Pao reports. At around ...

Hong Kong leader defends police, dodges protesters’ demands

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defended law enforcement actions Tuesday after protesters prompted an airport shutdown with calls to investigate alleged police brutality. At one ...

Hong Kong protesters march in defiance of police ban

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters marched in two Hong Kong neighborhoods Saturday in defiance of a ban by police who have clashed repeatedly with government critics. Hong Kong is in its ninth week ...

CCP unlikely to dispatch PLA in HK for fear of impact on Taiwan: Retired US Admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the popular protests in Hong Kong continue into their second month, Beijing is unlikely to use the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to violently crack down on prote...

US urges increased caution for Americans visiting Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — The U.S. government on Thursday stepped up its warnings to travelers to Hong Kong because of increasing violence surrounding pro-democracy protests in the Chinese city. The S...

China warns Hong Kong facing biggest crisis since handover

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is facing its “most severe situation” since its handover from British rule in 1997 following weeks of demonstrations and the central government is consider...