Germany criticizes China for dismissal of Hong Kong opposition lawmakers

Germany, holder of the European Union’s rotating presidency, has criticized China for the dismissal of several pro-democracy opposition lawmakers from the city assembly in Hong Kong. A foreig...

China threatens response to new US sanctions over Hong Kong

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday said new U.S. sanctions on officials responsible for Hong Kong security are an attempt to undermine the city’s stability and threatened unspecified countermeasures. ...

US names 10 to be sanctioned under new Hong Kong Autonomy Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department on Wednesday (Oct. 14) presented Congress with a list of names of those it says have undermined Hong Kong's freedoms and warned that sanction...

Over 40% of Hongkongers consider emigration due to unstable politics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey released Tuesday (Oct. 6) shows that almost 44 percent of Hong Kong residents have been considering emigration after Beijing's introduction of the national se...

Families call for access to Hong Kong relatives detained in China

The relatives of 12 Hong Kong people arrested by China at sea last month called for access to their detained family members in a petition to the mainland's representative office in the semi-autono...

Hong Kong says it will not interfere with China's arrest of 12 at sea

Hong Kong’s government will not intervene in the case of 12 city residents who mainland Chinese authorities arrested as they tried to flee by boat to Taiwan, despite pleas from their relatives f...

Video of 12-year-old girl tackled by Hong Kong police sparks outrage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video footage of a 12-year-old girl being body-slammed to the ground by Hong Kong police Sunday (Sept. 6) has prompted outrage across social media. The video, shared by...

Hong Kong police use critics' past comments to make new security law arrests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong police are using the past comments and actions of government critics to pursue convictions covering the city's new security law, despite promising the legisl...

Hong Kong: National security law targets overseas activists

Samuel Chu, a US citizen and the managing director of the Washington-based Hong Kong Democracy Council (HKDC) advocacy group, told DW he was surprised to learn that Hong Kong authorities wanted to arr...

Hong Kong's Agnes Chow arrested under national security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow (周庭) of the disbanded Demosistō Party was arrested at home Monday evening (Aug. 10) under the new national security law that ca...

Hong Kong's Apple Daily vows to 'fight on' after owner arrested

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily tabloid responded with defiance on Tuesday (Aug. 11) to the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a new national security law imposed by Beijing, promising to “fight on&r...

Son of sanctioned Hong Kong chief executive hurriedly left US in late July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The son of Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥), Joshua Lam (林約希), suddenly went missing from his apartment in Boston, Massachusetts, late last month, with hi...

US sanctions Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, Chinese officials

The United States announced sanctions on Friday targeting 11 Chinese Communist Party officials in mainland China and their affiliates in Hong Kong, including the territory's Chief Executive Carrie...

Australian university under fire for deleting Twitter post critical of HK security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia has become the target of criticism after it deleted a Twitter post critical of Beijing's implementation of the na...

Overseas activists wanted by Hong Kong police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong police have reportedly put six overseas activists on the wanted list Friday (July 31), accusing them of violating the Special Administrative Region's nationa...