Taiwan to investigate Hong Kong newspaper over ‘fake news’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday it would investigate a reporter for Hong Kong’s Ta Kung Pao (大公報) newspaper after it wrongly alleged that President Tsai I...

Activists hold New Year march in Hong Kong protesting Chinese regime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On New Year’s Day in Hong Kong, thousands of activists came out to to protest Chinese repression in their city, while some advocated for Hong Kong’s independen...

The erosion of democracy in Hong Kong offers a stark warning to Taiwan

The move by the Hong Kong Government to ban opposition lawmaker Lau Siu-lai (劉小麗) from running for office is a stark illustration of the erosion of democracy and freedom of speech currently taking pla...

Hong Kong journalist group protests FT editor's visa denial

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong journalist groups have expressed shock over the government's refusal to renew a work visa for a Financial Times editor. Representatives from the Hong Kong ...

China backs Financial Times Hong Kong editor's visa denial

HONG KONG (AP) — China is defending its decision to refuse to renew the work visa of a Financial Times editor in Hong Kong. The case has drawn concern over the shrinking space for free speech in the C...

Britain expresses concern over Hong Kong speech rights

HONG KONG (AP) — Britain has expressed concern over freedom of speech in its former colony Hong Kong after authorities refused to renew the work visa of a senior editor of the Financial Times. ...

Financial Times says Hong Kong denies editor visa renewal

The Financial Times says Hong Kong's government has refused to renew the work visa of its Asia news editor, in what human rights activists say shows the human rights situation in the semi-autonomo...

Chinese reporter detained for assault after outburst at Hong Kong forum in UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An unhinged CCTV reporter attending a conference in the UK on democracy in Hong Kong was arrested on Oct. 1 for assaulting a young volunteer and causing a disturbance at t...

Freedom of speech is not absolute: Hong Kong government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Freedom of speech is not absolute, the government of Hong Kong responded Friday to growing concerns from the British government about recent developments 21 years after th...

Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong pro-independence activist decried Beijing's rule over the city as modern-day colonialism in a speech Tuesday to a foreign journalists' association that defie...

Hong Kong pro-independence supporter Andy Chan auspiciously gives speech despite Beijing’s objection   

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong's pro-independence convener Andy Chan Ho-tin successfully delivered his speech at the Foreign Correspondents' Club after receiving objections from China,...

Ex-HK chief likens Hong Kong and Taiwan independence supporters to 'criminals and terrorists' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The former leader of Hong Kong, Leung Chun-ying, has come forward to promote state censorship and de-platforming of pro-democracy and pro-independence voices in Hong Kong,...

British government ‘concerned’ over Hong Kong’s move to ban political party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With Hong Kong authorities set to outlaw the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party (HKNP), the British government expressed concerns in a statement issued July 18. ...

Hong Kong government to outlaw Hong Kong pro-Independence Party

EDIT 7/18: An earlier version of this article misidentified the political party being banned as the Hong Kong Independence Party (HKIP, 香港獨立黨), while the party that is set to be banned is the Hong Kon...

Photo story: tens of thousands march against China in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tens of thousands of Hongkongers marched through the streets yesterday, on the anniversary Hong Kong's sovereignty being handed to China in a show of di...