Canadian Parliament to propose human rights sanctions against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canadian senators Thanh Hai Ngo and Leo Housakos revealed Thursday (Dec. 5) that the Conservative Party plans on initiating a motion next week to adopt stronger measures a...

Top AP photos of 2019 range from the epic to the intimate

Ours is a world of sweeping vistas, and intimate scenes. In 2019, Associated Press photographers captured both. A single Border Protection officer stands in the rain at the border; ...

HK universities plead for expedited passage of refugee act in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of student representatives from Hong Kong universities made a plea on Tuesday (Dec. 3) for the expedited passage of the Refugee Act in Taiwan and an institutionali...

Chinese news anchor convicted of assaulting Hong Kong student

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kong Linlin (孔琳琳), a journalist from Chinese state broadcaster CCTV, was convicted Friday (Nov. 29) for slapping a Hong Kong student during the 2018 Conservative Party con...

Pro-democracy candidates advance in key Hong Kong elections

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy candidates won nearly half of the seats in Hong Kong’s local elections, according to partial returns Monday, as voters sent a clear signal of support for the...

Petition to revoke British citizenship from Carrie Lam's family reaches 260,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition calling for the UK Home Office to revoke British citizenship from Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's (林鄭月娥) family members has reached over 260,000 sign...

Hong Kong police releases Taiwan student arrested at PolyU

Hong Kong (CNA) – A Taiwanese high school girl was released on bail Wednesday from a Hong Kong police station, one day after she was arrested while attempting to leave the police-besieged Hong K...

Senate passes bill to support human rights in Hong Kong

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has easily approved a bill to support human rights in Hong Kong following months of often-violent unrest in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. The Hong Kong Human ...

China trashes Basic Law by claiming Hong Kong court has no say on face mask ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after Hong Kong's High Court ruled that a ban on face masks was unconstitutional, China's top legislature ignored the basic tenets of the Basic Law and claim...

Taiwan high school student pinned inside Hong Kong PolyU arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese student who had become trapped at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) as police besieged the fortified campus was arrested on Tuesday (Nov. 19). Du...

Taiwan Public TV director mysteriously arrested in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Teng Cho-ju (鄧卓儒), a director for a TV show produced by Taiwan's Public Television Service (PTS, 公視), has been arrested in Hong Kong without explanation and is current...

Video sparks fears Hong Kong protesters being loaded on train to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video that surfaced on Monday (Nov. 18) appearing to show Hong Kong protesters being loaded onto a train near the border with China has sparked fears online that they ar...

Taiwan rock band Fire Ex., lyricist Albert Leung write HK protest song

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese rock band Fire Ex. (滅火器) and Hong Kong songwriter Albert Leung (林夕) have collaborated on a song to support the Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, with the title...

Democracy is solution to Hong Kong's woes: Taiwan KMT candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Thursday (Nov. 14) expressed support for the Hong Kong protesters, saying that the solution to the current cris...

Students at Chinese University of Hong Kong raise Taiwan flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video and a screen capture of Hong Kong student protesters defiantly raising the Taiwanese flag over a sports field on the campus of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (C...