Disney's 'Mulan' actress backs cop crackdown in Hong Kong, taunts protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei (劉亦菲) has outraged many in Hong Kong for posting a comment on Weibo in which she expressed her support for the police in their crackdown agai...

5 Taiwan cities to hold events on Saturday to support Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Events will be held in five cities across Taiwan on Saturday (Aug. 17) to support the anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong. Total Recall, Taiwan Citizen Stemcell, the...

'The Rite of Spring' echoes protests in HK: Hong Kong Week in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong's legendary choreographer Helen Lai (黎海寧) is restaging the classic work "The Rite of Spring," a dance reflecting the chaos of Hong Kong in the 1990...

Escalating violence in Hong Kong could hit global market hard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the violence intensifies in Hong Kong, some analysts fear that investors might withdraw from the global market. Mark DeCambre, the stock market editor of "Marke...

Taiwan's DPP offers humanitarian assistance to HK after bloody police crackdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the bloody crackdown by Hong Kong police in an MTR station on Sunday (Aug. 11), Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) took to Facebook on Monday to con...

Hong Kong should step back from the brink: Taiwan-Hong Kong council chairwoman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong should step back from the brink and engage in dialogue, ’the chairwoman of a semi-official body handling relations with the former British territory said T...

China media calls for shooting HK protesters on spot, Wang asks 'Do Taiwanese want to be unified?'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the head of a Chinese state-run media mouthpiece called for Hong Kong protesters to be shot on sight, a Taiwanese legislator questions if Taiwanese would ever really want...

Video shows Hong Kong's black shirts beating back white shirts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced on Monday (Aug. 5) showing Hong Kong protesters successfully fighting back against suspected triad members in white shirts. On July 21, a mob of over 100 ...

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) ...

China’s disregard for HK freedoms shows why Taiwan must take a stand

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- On Monday, Communist China’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) held a rare press conference. Unlike the regime’s Taiwan Affairs Office which is vocal...

'China's declaration of martial law in Hong Kong is expected Aug. 4' claims Guo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui (郭文貴), who last week was accused of spying for Beijing, on Thursday (Aug. 1) claimed that China will send in People's Liberation Army ...

Video shows Chinese hockey players savagely attack Hong Kong athletes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As tensions heat up between Beijing and Hong Kong over the anti-extradition bill protests, video surfaced on Thursday (Aug. 1) showing Chinese hockey players brutally assaultin...

Taiwan tells China to 'back off' of Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After video surfaced on Wednesday showing People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers using force to crush protests by Hong Kong citizens, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affa...

Photo of the Day: 'Please mind the thug'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a parody of the famous voice on the Hong Kong MTR which exhorted passengers to "Please mind the platform gap," a sign surfaced on July 22 warning passengers to &qu...

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam hits record opinion poll lows

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amid continuing actions against her handling of the anti-extradition bill protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has hit a record low in the opinion polls, reports...