Chinese expats call on Taiwan's leader to support Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese pro-democracy expats assembled on Sunday (Jan. 12) at a forum held by the New School of Democracy and urged the re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to help Hon...

Hong Kong defends autonomy with 'yellow ribbon' economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the ongoing protests against the China-backed Hong Kong government, businesses are being distinguished by colors according to whether they support the protestor...

Hong Kong voters head to polls in record numbers

Update: 11/25 1:00 p.m. Results show the pro-democracy opposition has trounced the pro-establishment camp, winning at least 387 seats compared to pro-Beijing councilors' 59 at the time of writi...

Pocari Sweat top drink for Hong Kong protestors, Chinese netizens call for boycott

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –A Japanese sports drink, Pocari Sweat, has become a drink of choice among Hong Kong’s young protestors, and Chinese netizens are not happy about it. Over the past ...

Hong Kong protesters among TIME's 25 most influential people on internet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong protesters were collectively chosen by TIME as one of its 25 most influential people on the internet on Tuesday (July 16). TIME points out that, while the mov...

Hong Kong Chief resignation rejected by Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Financial Times reports that Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) has offered to leave her post on many occasions but has not been allowed to do so by her overs...

Pompeo meets with Next Digital founder to discuss Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with the founder and chairman of Hong Kong media company Next Digital, Jimmy Lai (Lai Chee-Ying, 黎智英) in Washington D.C. today (July 9) ...

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong extradition bill is 'dead'

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that the effort to amend a highly contentious extradition bill was dead, but it wasn’t clear if the legislation was being formally...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan Sunflower Movement in HK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Hong Kong students occupied Hong Kong's Legislative Council (LegCo), drawing many comparisons to Taiwan's Sunflower Student Movement, Chinese dissident artist Bad...

Dozens of Taiwan and Hong Kong singers, musicians produce song against extradition bill

Taipei (CNA) - More than 20 Taiwanese and Hong Kong singers, composers and other music professionals have produced a song in support of Hong Kong's anti-extradition bill movement, which will take ...

Hong Kong students in Taiwan call attention to extradition bill protests ahead of G20 summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong students based in Taiwan rallied outside Hong Kong’s representative office in Taipei on Thursday, calling for world leaders to direct their attention to th...

Taiwan's ruling party to mull backing Hong Kong's anti-extradition bill protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the people of Hong Kong prepare for another mass demonstration against the now-postponed extradition bill on July 1, Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party...

Protest escalates in Hong Kong after government fail to respond to protesters’ demands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Protesters in Hong Kong launched a non-cooperation movement today (June 21), blocking several roads near government buildings and encircling Wan Chai district police headq...

US House Speaker says Hong Kong’s privileges at risk if it is 'just China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi has backed bipartisan legislation to protect Hong Kong’s rights and democracy and on Wednesday (June 19) ...

HK and Taiwan students express concern over China extradition bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Hong Kong saw a historic turnout of two million protesters flooding into the streets on Sunday afternoon to signal their disapproval of the extradition bill amendmen...