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Ukrainians in Taiwan call for asylum law outside Russian representative office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Ukrainian residents gathered outside Russia’s representative office in Taipei to protest Moscow’s invasion of their homeland, demanding an immediate ce...

Australia toughens rules on foreign interference at universities

SYDNEY, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Australia says it has toughened foreign interference rules for universities to stop self-censorship on campuses and the covert transfer of sensitive technology, before hundr...

Taiwan restaurant supporting Hong Kong protesters closes after fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Aegis restaurant (保護傘) in Taipei City, known for supporting Hong Kong democracy activists, has closed down temporarily after a fire early Friday (Aug. 20) morning. ...

Hong Kong: Jimmy Lai and pro-democracy activists given more jail time

Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist and media tycoon Jimmy Lai was sentenced to 14 additional months in prison Friday for his role in organizing anti-government protests in 2019. Seven other p...

China votes to change Hong Kong election system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On its final day, China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) approved changes to Hong Kong’s election system by 2,895 votes to 0 in a move seen as a renewe...

'Milk Tea Alliance' activists demonstrate across Asia against Myanmar coup

Activists across Asia held rallies on Sunday to support protesters in Myanmar fighting against a military coup, showing the growing influence of cross-border youth movements pushing for democracy with...

Opinion: Lumping together the Hong Kong and US protests is absurd

The state-controlled Chinese newspaper Global Times pinned the video to the top of its Twitter feed — to ensure as many users as possible saw its message: A collage of images from the storming o...

Hong Kong refugee urges Berlin to simplify asylum process for activists

An activist who fled Hong Kong in November last year has confirmed that she was granted refugee status in Germany on October 14. Elaine* told DW that she was arrested for rioting and violating anti-m...

Video shows supporters of '12 Hong Kong Youths' burning Chinese flag in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Sunday (Oct. 25) showing protesters calling for the release of 12 imprisoned Hong Kong activists burning a Chinese flag in Taipei. On Sunday, the acti...

China cautions UK against issuing passports to Hongkongers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has issued a series of threats to the United Kingdom over its plan to issue up to three million British National Overseas (BNO) passports to residents of Hong Kong. ...

Thailand protesters look to Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement for inspiration

For weeks, protesters in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, have taken to the streets equipped with hard hats, goggles and gas masks. They use umbrellas as shields against water cannons and tear gas fir...

Green Party Taiwan, NGOs hold press conference in solidarity with Thailand's pro-democracy protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen NGOs, political advocacy groups, and student organizations came together in Taipei Thursday (Oct. 22) to raise awareness of the pro-democracy movement in Thai...

Rally for 12 Hongkongers to take place in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally will be held in Taipei on Sunday (Oct. 25) to show solidarity with 12 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists being held in China for trying to flee to Taiwan. On Sun...

Photo of the Day: 'Save 12' signs for HK activists seen in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kongers living in Taiwan on Monday (Oct. 12) posted neon signs at famous landmarks in Taipei to show solidarity with 12 activists who have been imprisoned for trying ...

Hong Kong police arrest scores of protesters on China National Day

Police in Hong Kong arrested at least 60 protesters for "unlawful assembly" on Thursday. They had gathered for a demonstration, timed to coincide with China's National Day. Two distric...