Photo of the Day: Taiwan flags seen waving in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — These Taiwanese flags were seen being waved by Hong Kong protesters during a march last week. According to the photographer, who wished to remain anonymous, this image ...

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...

Blizzard Taiwan hit with avalanche of criticism for kowtowing to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Blizzard Entertainment is facing an intense backlash from U.S. congressmen, American gamers, and company employees for banning a Hearthstone Grandmasters winner after he s...

Taiwan-born Nets owner parrots CCP line over pro-Hong Kong tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese-Canadian owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Joseph Tsai (蔡崇信), on Monday (Oct. 7) posted an open letter on Facebook criticizing Houston Rockets manager Daryl Morey ...

Internet ban next for Hong Kong protesters?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After banning face masks, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) condemned pro-democracy protesters in a five-minute video released on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 5). ...

Wikipedia becomes a battleground for Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wikipedia has become a battlefield between Taiwanese and Chinese, who are clashing over sensitive topics such as the identities of Taiwan and Hong Kong. According to UD...

Video shows Chinese students rip down HK protest posters in Taipei college

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A day after a brawl between Chinese and Hong Kong students at Chinese Culture University broke out, a video surfaced on Wednesday (Sept. 25) showing Chinese students rippi...

Western woman pontificates to HK protesters: 'Safety is more important than freedom'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Western woman clad in a T-shirt associated with pro-China thugs was videoed on Sunday (Sept. 22) ripping down posters and lecturing Hong Kong protesters by saying, "Safe...

DPP warns citizens to avoid Hong Kong and China after arrest of Taiwanese man

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After China announced on Wednesday (Sept. 11) that Morrison Lee (李孟居), a Taiwanese citizen who went missing in China at the end of August, was arrested for "endangering na...

Protesters belt out karaoke in new Hong Kong protest method

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of activists have belted out protest karaoke in Hong Kong shopping malls in the latest act of resistance in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The part...

Unions target Cathay Pacific airline in Hong Kong protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Trade union members in Hong Kong rallied Wednesday against the city’s flagship Cathay Pacific Airways for firing employees apparently because they had been linked to this ...

Chinese in Chile urinate, harass Taiwan restaurant for backing Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese man was spotted on Friday (Aug. 23) urinating at the gate of a restaurant owned by a Taiwanese businessman in Chile who supports the anti-extradition bill moveme...

Disney's 'Mulan' actress backs cop crackdown in Hong Kong, taunts protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei (劉亦菲) has outraged many in Hong Kong for posting a comment on Weibo in which she expressed her support for the police in their crackdown agai...

Taiwan may withdraw capital from Hong Kong in bank run scenario

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s financial sector is prepared for a worst-case scenario if, as expected, Hong Kong experiences a bank run on Friday (Aug. 16) as a result of protestors makin...

China media calls for shooting HK protesters on spot, Wang asks 'Do Taiwanese want to be unified?'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After the head of a Chinese state-run media mouthpiece called for Hong Kong protesters to be shot on sight, a Taiwanese legislator questions if Taiwanese would ever really want...