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Pandemic, politics lead to closure of storied Hong Kong bar

HONG KONG (AP) — Nearly 15 years ago, Grace Ma decided to name her bar Club 71, in commemoration of a July 1, 2003 rally where hundreds of thousands of Hong Kongers protested a proposed national secur...

Man arrested for vandalizing Hong Kong-supporting restaurant with feces in Taipei

Taiwan News (TAIPEI) — A man has been arrested for allegedly vandalizing with feces a Taipei restaurant that was established to provide Hongkongers living in exile with work. Around noon on F...

Taipei diner that employs Hongkongers vandalized with feces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taipei restaurant founded to provide employment to Hongkongers was defaced Friday afternoon (Oct. 16) by a masked person armed with a bucket of excrement. At around 1...

Korean boy band BTS faces uproar in China over war comments

SEOUL (AP) — Chinese nationalists erupted in anger at South Korean boy band BTS after its leader thanked Korean War veterans for their sacrifices. The singer, who goes by RM, made th...

11 Taiwanese prosecuted for paint attack against Hong Kong singer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 11 Taiwanese are facing prosecution for their involvement in a paint attack on Hong Kong singer-activist Denise Ho (何韻詩) in Taipei last September. Hu Chih-we...

Jackie Chan backs China's draconian security law for HK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Friday (May 29), Jackie Chan (成龍), the "Clown Prince of Kung fu," joined over 2,000 performing artists in supporting China's new repressive security law f...

Dream Lucid refutes Nathan Rich's claims that Taiwan belongs to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In his latest video, a British blogger with strong ties to Taiwan goes after American YouTuber Nathan Rich's erroneous claims that Taiwan is part of China. In his l...

In Taiwan, police scramble to explain ban on masks for protesters

Police authorities in Taiwan were busy Sunday trying to clarify a comment a day earlier suggesting that Taiwan would enforce an anti-mask law similar to the one being carried out in Hong Kong to deter...

Member of White Wolf's pro-China pack culprit behind paint attack on HK activist in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The suspect who allegedly tossed red paint on Hong Kong musician and activist Denise Ho (何韻詩) during a rally against the communist dictatorship of China on Sunday (Sept. 2...

Hong Kong activist Denise Ho doused in paint by masked man in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People in Taiwan and Hong Kong joined forces on Sunday (Sept. 29) to advance the cause of liberty and democracy with the “929 March Against Totalitarianism.” ...

China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists

China’s foreign ministry on Thursday accused U.S. congressional leader Nancy Pelosi of making irresponsible remarks about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, one day after she welcomed activist...

'This is a plea for democracy': HK protest leaders urge US lawmakers to take action

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-democracy Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Denise Ho testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday (Sept. 17), pleading with lawmakers to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and De...

Singer, pro-democracy activist Denise Ho discusses Hong Kong protests in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking about Hong Kong’s civil unrest in the Taiwanese capital on Friday (Sept. 13), Hong Kong singer and pro-democracy activist Denise Ho (何韻詩) said the people of...

Over 200 flights canceled in Hong Kong as multiple strikes take place

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the anti-extradition bill protests rage on in Hong Kong, nearly 3,000 aviation employees and civil aviation officials joined in the so-called "Three Strikes" (三罷) ...

Hong Kong singer-protester faces China at UN rights body

GENEVA (AP) — Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.'s top human rights body, denouncing "deceitful promises" by authorities and p...