The Lakers-Nets series in China ends _ quietly, again

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are heading home from China, their roles as unwitting participants in a geopolitical drama that neither team had any role in starting or escalating now over. ...

Hong Kong pro-democracy rally ends early as violence erupts

A massive pro-democracy rally Saturday in downtown Hong Kong ended early after violence broke out, with police firing tear gas and a water cannon after protesters threw bricks and Molotov cocktails at...

Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set fires

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station and set a fire across a wide street on Sunday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn o...

The Latest: Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Protesters in Hong Kong have trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station ...

Hong Kong protesters burn flag, police fire pepper spray

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong burned a Chinese flag and police fired pepper spray Saturday in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances. Police accused some protesters of thr...

The Latest: Hong Kong police, protesters clash

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6 p.m. Protesters have burned a Chinese flag and police fired pepper spray during a march in...

Demonstrators march in Hong Kong in new weekend of protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters marched through an outlying district of Hong Kong on Saturday in a renewed outpouring of grievances against the Chinese territory’s government. The march by ...

Chinese student chokes HK dormmate at Taiwanese college over post-it note

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Hong Kong student was allegedly assaulted on Mid-Autumn Festival (Sept. 13) by a Chinese student at a university in Kaohsiung for a post-it note supporting the protests ...

Video game War Thunder replaces Taiwan flags with China banners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The video game War Thunder, which is a game predicated on historical accuracy, last week suddenly and expectedly created multiple historical anachronisms by removing all the Ta...

Communist Party Matsu Temple in southern Taiwan declared illegal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (Sept. 6), the local government of Tainan City declared that a so-called “temple” dedicated to the goddess Matsu and co-opted by supporters of the Ch...

Unions target Cathay Pacific airline in Hong Kong protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Trade union members in Hong Kong rallied Wednesday against the city’s flagship Cathay Pacific Airways for firing employees apparently because they had been linked to this ...

China's plans for naval base in Cambodia confirmed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Cambodia is going forward with plans to allow China to build naval facilities on its southern coast in 2020, according to a high-ranking officer of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Comman...

Police in Singapore investigate illegal display of Chinese flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Authorities in Singapore have launched an investigation into the appearance of a Chinese flag in a residential neighborhood of the city-state, where public displays of fore...

The Latest: Ex-HK leader offers bounty for info on flag

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Former Hong Kong Chief Executive C.Y. Leung has offered 1 million Hong Kong dollar...

Hong Kong protesters throw Chinese flag into iconic harbor

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters removed a Chinese national flag from its pole and flung it into the city’s iconic Victoria Harbour on Saturday after a pro-democracy rally once again ...