Hong Kong media tycoon arrested for participation in anti-extradition protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) was arrested on charges of illegal assembly and intimidation Friday morning (Feb. 28), along with two other veteran pro-democracy fi...

China civil rights activist arrested for suggesting Xi should resign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's civil rights activist Xu Zhiyong (許志永) was arrested Saturday (Feb. 15) in the Chinese city of Guangzhou after publishing an article on social media that highli...

Video shows suspicious 'suicide' in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A suspicious video surfaced on Monday (Jan. 13) of a man who appears to be shoved out of the window of a high-rise apartment in Hong Kong. At 8:42 a.m. on Monday mornin...

Photo of the Day: Freedom from Fear in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of graffiti left by an unknown protester was taken just before sunset on a Saturday, Nov. 23 on a pedestrian bridge overlooking the campus of Hong Kong Polytech...

Taiwan playwright brings Hong Kong protests on stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stefani Kuo (郭佳怡), a budding playwright in the New York theater community, recently integrated the Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests into her newest stage play to c...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate denies pro-China label in WSJ interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) voiced dissatisfaction over his pro-China label and claimed th...

Taiwanese man arrested in China collected military secrets: Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man who went missing in China last August faces allegations of collecting military secrets, Chinese media reported Saturday (November 30). Morrison Lee (李孟居...

Hong Kong appoints hardline police chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong’s new police commissioner Chris Tang Ping-keung (鄧炳強), who took office Tuesday (Nov. 19), is known as a hardliner in the conflict with the pro-democracy pr...

Hong Kong protest performance acted out on Taipei streets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan NGO and acting troupe performed a re-enactment of the Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests on the streets of Taipei, at Chianti Avenue Plaza, on Saturday (Nov...

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...

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...

284 Taiwanese students evacuated from chaos at Hong Kong universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As violence continues at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and other college campuses in the city, the Taiwanese government has assisted with the evacuation of 28...

Photo of the Day: Macron plays the fool in China trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In his latest cartoon, American illustrator Allan Rios mocks French President Emmanuel Macron's bilateral trade deal signed with China's Xi Jinping last week. L...

Yi Fang Fruit Tea founder grovels for Taiwan's forgiveness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with Business Weekly, the founder and director of Yi Fang Fruit Tea (一芳), Kei Tzu-kai (柯梓凱), spoke out on Saturday (Nov. 9) about the online furor the comp...

Taiwanese suspect robbed watch store in Hong Kong, creating new extradition issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a mirror image of the case blamed for triggering months of protest against the extradition bill in Hong Kong, a Taiwanese man reportedly robbed a watch store in the ter...