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Hong Kong film 'Revolution of Our Times' sets Taiwan box office record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A film about the 2019–2020 Hong Kong protests has broken the box office record for overseas Chinese-language documentaries in Taiwan within less than two weeks since...

President says she aims to maintain Taiwan's economic momentum in New Year’s address

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) livestreamed New Year’s address on Saturday (Jan. 1) highlighted four goals she has set for her administration in 2022 that aim ...

Last monument for Tiananmen massacre removed in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — A monument at a Hong Kong university that was the best-known public remembrance of the Tiananmen Square massacre on Chinese soil was removed early Thursday, wiping out the city's last...

Photo of the Day: Hong Kong election with CCP characteristics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration to mock the highly undemocratic way the elections for the Legislative Council (LegCo) in Hong Kong were weighted in Beijing&...

Three Hong Kong democracy activists found guilty over June 4 assembly

A Hong Kong court found three prominent pro-democracy activists guilty on Thursday over an unauthorised assembly on June 4 last year to mark Beijing's 1989 crackdown on protesters in and around Ti...

Former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group found guilty of secession

HONG KONG, Nov 3 (Reuters) - A Hong Kong court ruled on Wednesday that the former leader of pro-independence group Studentlocalism was guilty of secession under the city's sweeping national securi...

Seven Hong Kong activists jailed over unauthorised protest in 2020

Seven Hong Kong democracy campaigners, including former lawmakers, were sentenced on Saturday to up to 12 months in jail for their role in a protest last year against a sweeping national security law ...

Hong Kong police raid Tiananmen massacre museum

Hong Kong police on Thursday raided a museum dedicated to the victims of China's 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The raid came just hours ...

Seven Hong Kong activists handed prison sentences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Hong Kong activists were handed down sentences ranging from 11 to 16 months in prison for their part in an unauthorized assembly that took place in 2019. The...

Taiwan restaurant supporting Hong Kong protesters closes after fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Aegis restaurant (保護傘) in Taipei City, known for supporting Hong Kong democracy activists, has closed down temporarily after a fire early Friday (Aug. 20) morning. ...

U.S. sanctions Chinese officials over Hong Kong democracy crackdown

The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on seven Chinese officials over Beijing's crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong, Washington's latest effort to hold China accountable for what it ca...

China promotes security officials to senior roles in Hong Kong

China on Friday approved the promotion of Hong Kong's security secretary John Lee to chief secretary, while police chief Chris Tang will take Lee's position in what critics say will further ti...

Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow released from jail

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow was released from jail Saturday after serving more than six months for taking part in unauthorized assemblies during massive 2019 ant...

HK activists light up night sky with LED resistance message

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Hong Kong democracy activists climbed the city’s Lion Rock on Wednesday (June 9) to plant LED signs that read “FREE HK” and “FAITH,&rdqu...

Hong Kong authorities ban Tiananmen vigil again

A Hong Kong pro-democracy alliance on Saturday lost an appeal to hold an annual candlelight vigil to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Dem...