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Taiwan High Court increases prison sentences for attackers of Hong Kong bookseller

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan High Court on Tuesday (April 20) handed out prison sentences ranging from six to eight months to three men for attacking Hong Kong bookseller and democracy acti...

Three charged for attack on Hong Kong bookseller

Prosecutors on Thursday indicted three men who allegedly splashed red paint on Lam Wing-kee (林榮基), founder of Hong Kong's Causeway Bay Books, in Taipei earlier this year. Lam, who fled to Taiwa...

Taiwan vice president supports Hong Kong's struggle for freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) visited Causeway Bay Books in Taipei on Friday (Aug. 15), a bookstore that reopened in Taiwan this April after being shut down by ...

Hong Kong immigrant influx expected in Taiwan as China cracks down

Over the last year, Hong Kong-Taiwan relations have grown closer as both find themselves in the crosshairs of more aggressive policies from Beijing. On July 1, Beijing imposed a so-called national sec...

Taiwan's president visits Causeway Bay Bookstore to support Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (May 29) visited Causeway Bay Bookstore in Taipei, which was re-opened by its founder Lam Wing-kee (林榮基) in April, to show support f...

Taiwan Causeway Bay Books thronged by supporters on opening day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Causeway Bay Books (台灣銅鑼灣書店) saw enormous footfall on its opening day (April 25) in Taipei, marking a new start for a bookstore that was ruthlessly persecuted by th...

Hong Kong bookseller who fled China revives shop in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lam Wing-kee (林榮基), the former owner of Causeway Bay Books (銅鑼灣書店) who was abducted by Chinese agents in Hong Kong for selling books banned in China, on Saturday (April 25...

Pro-China supporter in Singapore threatens to kill HK bookseller

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Singapore-based member of groups that back China's annexation of Taiwan issued a death threat against Hong Kong's Causeway Bay Books (銅鑼灣書店) founder Lam Wing-kee...

2 men arrested in S. Taiwan for paint attack on Hong Kong bookseller

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police arrested two suspects on Wednesday (April 21) in Kaohsiung for allegedly splashing red paint on Hong Kong's Causeway Bay Books (銅鑼灣書店) founder Lam Wing-kee (林榮基...

Causeway Bay Books founder attacked with paint in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay Books (銅鑼灣書店) founder Lam Wing-kee (林榮基), whose new bookstore is set to open in Taipei on Saturday (April 25), was attacked with red paint o...

Daughter of imprisoned Swedish bookseller lambasts China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The daughter of Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai, Angela Gui, said China is stripping away human rights regardless of nationality after her father was sentenced 10 years in p...

Causeway Bay Books to be reopened in Taipei after holiday

The Hong Kong bookstore that sold books critical of Chinese leaders and fell victim to Beijing's persecution, is expected to reopen in Taipei after the Lunar New Year holiday, its founder Lam Wing...

Hong Kong bookseller raising funds to reopen Causeway Bay Books in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee (林榮基), who relocated to Taiwan in April out of fear that he could be extradited to China, has started a fundraising event for a new books...

Hong Kong immigration to Taiwan soars by 28%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the anti-extradition bill protests rage on in Hong Kong, the number of Hong Kong citizens immigrating to Taiwan has surged by 28 percent this year. As clashes between Hon...

Taiwan presidential hopefuls urged to attend Tiananmen commemorative event

Taipei (CNA) - Several human rights groups called on presidential candidate hopefuls and political heavyweights Friday to attend an event next week to commemorate the 30th anniversary of China's T...