Hong Kong protesters pray, gird for unauthorized rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are set for another weekend of civil disobedience as they prepare to hold an unauthorized protest march to press their demands. Su...

AP Photos: Hong Kongers use masquerade as new protest tactic

HONG KONG (AP) — Winnie the Pooh, Guy Fawkes, Pepe the Frog — these are the new faces of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement. Demonstrators masqueraded Friday night as their f...

After Dior's kowtow to CCP, Taiwan's Foreign Minister calls on world to 'stand up to China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the news of luxury fashion brand Dior apologizing to China for a powerpoint (PPT) presentation that accurately depicted Chinese territory administered by Beijing...

Harden caps preseason with a scoring flourish

MIAMI (AP) — James Harden sure seems in midseason form. Russell Westbrook isn't there yet. Harden, the reigning NBA scoring champion, scored 44 points in 35 minutes...

Hong Kong protesters mock China leaders, defy face mask ban

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters donned cartoon character masks and mocked China’s leaders while forming human chains in defiance of a ban on face coverings at public assemblies. Gathering ...

Hong Kong protesters don cartoon masks to defy face mask ban

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters are donning cartoon character masks as they form a human chain across the semiautonomous Chinese city, in defiance of a government ban on face cover...

NBA rejects China's demand to fire Morey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a Time magazine event in New York, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday (Oct. 17) that the sports league has rejected demands from the Chinese government to fire ...

Singaporean leader takes communist party line on unrest in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (李顯龍) on Wednesday (Oct. 16) declared that the “five demands” put forth by the Hong Kong protesters are part of a st...

Hong Kong activist Jimmy Sham beaten by thugs with hammers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong protest leader Jimmy Sham Tsz-kit (岑子杰) was savagely attacked by four assailants wielding hammers and wrenches on Wednesday evening (Oct. 16). At 7:40 p.m. on...

Photo of the Day: Comrade James sells out to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of the NBA-China dispute and the self-serving response by basketball superstar LeBron James and his sponsor Nike, this photo is one of a plethora of memes that...

Column: Clumsy words tarnish the LeBron brand

LeBron James had time, and plenty of it, to figure out how best to answer the questions he knew were coming. Long days in hotel rooms in China and a long flight home gave him every chance to carefully...

US House backs 3 bills to support protests in Hong Kong

The House passed three bills Tuesday aimed at showing U.S. support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The action follows months of protests over the Beijing government's aggressive atte...

LeBron James no longer King James for Hong Kong protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James' face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered. His standing took a hit ...

Hong Kong protesters rally at first legal demonstration since mask ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Oct. 14), well over 100,000 pro-democracy activists rallied at the first legal protest in Hong Kong since its leader Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) imposed a mask ban under ...

LeBron James airballs answer to China-NBA dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite having over a week to "educate" himself about a tweet sent by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, NBA...