Hong Kong protest leader fired from university teaching job

HONG KONG (AP) — A professor and leading figure in Hong Kong’s political opposition has been fired from his university job following China’s passage of a sweeping new national security law. ...

Hong Kong pro-democracy candidates facing disqualification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several pro-democracy candidates for Hong Kong's upcoming legislative election received letters from the Electoral Affairs Commission on Saturday (July 25) that questi...

'Stop phone hacking for China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law (羅冠聰) has started an online petition calling on the Israeli forensics company Cellebrite to stop helping the Hong Kon...

Taiwan's culture minister visits anti-extradition protest exhibition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te (李永得) on Saturday (July 4) visited an exhibition marking the first anniversary of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong at Taiwan Comic B...

First case charged under Hong Kong national security law

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong authorities have charged a motorcyclist for subversion and terrorist activities under the city's controversial new national security law. The 23-year-old ...

China ramps up oppression in Hong Kong before National Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese authorities are determined to silence objections against the new national security law in Hong Kong by stigmatizing and arresting dissidents. China's Hong K...

Hong Kong protest marks anniversary of violent police clash

HONG KONG (AP) — More than 100 protesters in Hong Kong marched and shouted slogans during a lunchtime protest Friday in a luxury shopping mall, marking the one year anniversary of a clash with police ...

A year of Hong Kong protests: Is Beijing finally regaining control?

A year ago, a million Hong Kongers streamed into the streets of the city to protest against a planned extradition law. While the Hong Kong government has since withdrawn the proposed legislation, Beij...

Hong Kong mobilizing again to counter CCP encroachment

Taipei (Taiwan News) — After Beijing's proposal for a new national security law for Hong Kong wreaked havoc in the semi-autonomous region of China, Hongkongers have rallied once again, calli...

Hong Kong chief executive backs police watchdog's report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam held "The Truth About Hong Kong" press conference on Friday (May 16), backing the investigative report on police violence pr...

Conflict flares again during Hong Kong's Golden Week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong protesters launched a number of demonstrations in the semi-autonomous city on Friday (May 1), during the four-day Golden Week holiday. A "Sing With You&q...

China claims right to intrude into Hong Kong affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese State Council's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office released three announcements on Tuesday (April 21), claiming the central government's right to super...

Causeway Bay Books founder attacked with paint in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay Books (銅鑼灣書店) founder Lam Wing-kee (林榮基), whose new bookstore is set to open in Taipei on Saturday (April 25), was attacked with red paint o...

Hong Kong police selectively suppress pro-democracy supporters with COVID-19 measures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since the Hong Kong government imposed new measures to curb the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 29, law enforcement has been harassing pro-democracy bu...

'Animal Crossing' suddenly banned in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China banned the popular social simulation video game "Animal Crossing" on Friday (April 10), as the game has become a platform for dissidents to openly vent the...