Democracy is solution to Hong Kong's woes: Taiwan KMT candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Thursday (Nov. 14) expressed support for the Hong Kong protesters, saying that the solution to the current cris...

Taiwanese-American NBA fan raises money to support HK protesters

A Taiwanese-American recently launched an online fundraising campaign to design and give away free T-shirts in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters at the Oct. 22 National Basketball As...

Nationalism over NBA fandom: Fans support 'motherland' China

BEIJING (AP) — When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the...

‘We fear Hong Kong will become just another Chinese city’

This exclusive interview with Martin Lee took place in Hong Kong’s Wan Chai district last weekend. Martin Lee Chu-ming is affectionately known as the “grandfather of Hong Kong democra...

Tensions over Hong Kong unrest flare on US college campuses

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As political tensions flare back home, Hong Kong students on U.S. college campuses say they have been ostracized and in some cases threatened by fellow students from mainland C...

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong to run in local election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) announced Saturday (September 28) he will run for a district council seat in November and warned any attempt to disqualify h...

Photo of the Day: Hong Kong's 'Dunkirk evacuation'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Photos began to surface online on Monday (Sept. 2) of Hong Kong activists being taken home by thousands of cars driven by volunteers after the MTR trains had been shut down and...

Hong Kong democracy activists visit Taiwan's political parties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During his visits to the New Power Party (NPP) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Tuesday (September 3), Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) said he wan...

Hong Kong protesters have turned militant and more strategic - and this unnerves Beijing

SYDNEY (The Conversation) -- The past few weeks has seen a drastic escalation in violence on the streets of Hong Kong. On Tuesday night, a police officer aimed a shotgun at protesters who had gathered...

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...

Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement grow violent

HONG KONG (AP) — Clashes involving Hong Kong’s protest movement escalated violently late Sunday as police launched tear gas at protesters who didn’t disband after a massive march and...

Taiwan President Tsai supports Hong Kong activists in meeting with Colorado leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During her stopover in Denver on her way back from a Caribbean tour, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed her support for Hong Kong democracy activists during meetin...

Record 44% of Hongkongers support Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As protests against Beijing's hand-picked government in Hong Kong rages on, a poll released by the Hong Kong Public Opinion Program (HKPOP) on Tuesday (July 16) showed that...

Hong Kong protesters urge discussion of extradition bill at G-20

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of people joined Hong Kong’s latest rally Wednesday night against legislation they fear would erode the city’s freedoms, capping a daylong appeal to world ...

Chinese general blames Hong Kong protests on 'bad parents' that are 'worse than Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As protests by hundreds of thousands in the streets of Hong Kong continue over a controversial extradition bill, a video has surfaced showing a Chinese general blaming parents ...