China arrests Hong Kong student near US consulate

Former student group leader Tony Chung has been arrested in a coffee shop near the US consulate in Hong Kong. Democracy advocates have said they were in the process of trying to arrange for him to ent...

Taiwan's DPP voices support for Hong Kong after solidarity march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Sunday’s (Oct. 25) pro-Hong Kong march in Taipei, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) stated that it will draw from civilian and governmental efforts to...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Tibet pro-independence flags wave in Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As anti-government protests intensified in Thailand on Wednesday (Oct. 14), this photo surfaced on social media showing demonstrators waving the Taiwan independence flag, ...

US includes Hongkongers in refugee admission plan for 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of State, together with the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Health and Human Services, submitted the Proposed Refugee Admissions for ...

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...

US undersecretary of state meets with China and Hong Kong activists in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Keith Krach met with Chinese and Hong Kong democracy activists during his unprecedent...

Disney criticized for filming 'Mulan' in China's Xinjiang

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Disney is under fire for filming part of its live-action reboot “Mulan” in Xinjiang, the region in China where the government has been accused of human rights abuses against ...

Hong Kong democracy activists urge German action on China

BERLIN (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy activists demonstrated outside the German Foreign Ministry on Tuesday as China's top diplomat visited the capital, urging the government in Berlin do more to try ...

China's FM visits Italy, first foreign trip since pandemic

ROME (AP) — Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law called on the Italian government to take a tough stand against China’s security measures in Hong Kong when Italy's foreign minister meets ...

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...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan vs. Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cartoonist Hong Kong Guy on Sunday (Aug. 16) posted this humorous comparison of the political realities in Taiwan and Hong Kong. In a comic strip titled "Taiwan vs...

Released tycoon Lai says Hong Kong needs patient, not radical, democracy campaign

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai said on Thursday (Aug. 13) he was overwhelmed by the support he got after becoming the most high-profile person to be arrested under a new national security law and ur...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai plans to sell building following detention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The day of his release on bail, Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) was trying to sell a building at the Tai Po Tai Ping Industrial Center, local media reported Wednesd...

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...

US has 10 more ways to defeat China: Taiwanese economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese economist Wu Chia-lung (吳嘉隆) stated on Friday (July 24) that the U.S. has at least 10 additional ways to counteract China's aggressive global expansion as te...