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'Underground CCP members are in all corners of Taiwan': Author

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Hong Kong warned in her new book that underground CCP operatives are "in all corners of Taiwan." Flore...

Hong Kong-born actor Chapman To to vote in Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Actor Chapman To (杜汶澤) will be a first-time voter in Taiwan’s presidential election almost four years after he moved from Hong Kong, reports said Saturday (Dec. 16)....

Tsai tells Taiwanese voters to think about Hong Kong's fate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Dec. 3) told voters to think about the fate of Hong Kong and choose "dignified peace," while emphasizing that bolstering ...

Hong Kong exiled activists silenced online as surveillance rises

Unlike most 27-year-olds, Chung Ching Kwong does not want any of her life shared on social media. Both her and her loved ones' safety and freedom are at stake, said Kwong, who left Hong Kong in...

As Taiwan's government races to counter China, most people aren't worried about war

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As People’s Liberation Army fighter jets from China sped toward Taiwan on Friday, life on the self-governing island carried on as normal. Andy Huang, a restaurateu...

Why is China promoting patriotic education?

China has recently submitted a draft of the new Patriotic Education Bill to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the country's rubber-stamp legislature. The legislation...

Prominent Hong Kong democracy activists partially win bid to quash convictions over 2019 protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven of Hong Kong’s most prominent pro-democracy advocates had part of their convictions quashed Monday over their roles in one of the biggest pro-democracy protests in 2019. ...

Petition calls for dropping Donnie Yen from Oscars over CCP ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition is calling for the removal of Hong Kong martial arts actor Donnie Yen as a presenter for next week's Academy Awards ceremony due to his overt support for th...

Canada expands temporary work permit program for Hong Kong residents

The Canadian government is broadening the criteria for Hong Kong residents to apply to work in Canada through a temporary work permit program that was introduced after China imposed new security rules...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Jan. 29 The Washington Post on violent policing No decent citizen could fail to b...

Chinese dissident foils CCP 'overseas police' operation in Netherlands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese dissident living in the Netherlands cooperated with Dutch police officers on Nov. 7 to arrest a Chinese “overseas police officer” who had been threat...

Taiwan's 'Chicken Cutlet Girl' weds Japanese beau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Internet celebrity and model, Ili Cheng (鄭家純), nicknamed "Chicken Cutlet Girl," on Wednesday (Nov. 2) announced that she registered her marriage with her Japanes...

Activist says Taiwan should join world, demand Hong Kong media mogul’s freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the world condemns China and the Hong Kong court for finding Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai (黎智英) guilty of fraud, journalist and human rights activist Yang Sen-hong (...

Tech billionaire unveils plan to fund training for 3 million Taiwanese against potential Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tech billionaire Robert Tsao (曹興誠) announced on Thursday (Sept. 1) that he has reinstated his Taiwanese citizenship and shared his plan to train Taiwanese civilians agains...

Singer Jacky Cheung defends use of slogan 'Hong Kong add oil'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong Canto-pop star Jacky Cheung (張學友) on Sunday (July 3) issued a statement defending his use of the phrase "Hong Kong add oil" (加油, jiāyóu) in a vi...