Tally of arrests in Hong Kong protests surges past 6,000

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police say they have made 6,022 arrests and fired nearly 16,000 tear gas rounds during six months of anti-government protests that have shaken the city. P...

Hong Kong protests mark 6-month mark with massive rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Almost hidden among the throngs of demonstrators who marched in Hong Kong on Sunday was one woman who crawled, literally on hands and knees on the rough road surface — an ...

Hong Kong protests cross half-year mark with rally

Marchers are again expected to fill Hong Kong streets in a rally Sunday that will test the enduring appeal of the city's protest movement marking a half year of demonstrations. Poli...

Carrie Lam impeachment rejected by Hong Kong legislators

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A motion proposed by Hong Kong's pro-democracy camp to impeach Chief Executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) was rejected Thursday (Dec. 5) after failing to win enough support fro...

Founder of Taiwan's Foxconn visits White House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Terry Gou, founder and former chairman of Foxconn Technology Group, met with U.S. officials Thursday morning (Dec. 5) before the White House Christmas party. According ...

Yi Fang Taiwan fruit tea makes inroads into Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Controversial Taiwan tea franchise Yi Fang Fruit Tea (一芳水果茶) opened its first branch in Thailand on Tuesday (Dec. 3), as it strives to stage a comeback in the Southeast As...

China launches series of rebukes against US Uighur bill

BEIJING (AP) — China has responded with swift condemnation after U.S. Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill targeting its mass crackdown on ethnic Muslim minorities. The legislatio...

Yi Fang Taiwan Fruit Tea closes 30 stores in 4 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known Taiwanese beverage chain Yi Fang Fruit Tea (一芳) has ended operations at more than 30 locations since kowtowing to the Chinese government over Hong Kong's an...

Chinese netizens boycott Lady Gaga for supporting Hong Kong and Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Heated debates broke out on social media Sunday (Dec. 1) after a Chinese internet user bashed Lady Gaga for her continued support for the Hong Kong protesters and Taiwan i...

Dictionary.com chooses 'existential' as word of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Climate change, gun violence, the very nature of democracy and an angsty little movie star called Forky helped propel “existential” to Dictionary.com’s word of ...

Dictionary.com chooses `existential’ as word of the year

NEW YORK (AP) — Climate change, gun violence, the very nature of democracy and an angsty little movie star called Forky helped propel “existential” to Dictionary.com’s word of the year. ...

China to suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong protests (all times local): 4 p.m. China says it will suspend U.S. Navy visits to Hong Kong and sanction a range of pro-democracy non-governmen...

Advertising workers strike to support Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Several hundred people who work in advertising in Hong Kong say they will strike this week to support the anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. ...

China accuses UN rights chief of inflaming Hong Kong unrest

China accused the U.N. high commissioner for human rights of emboldening "radical violence" in Hong Kong by suggesting the city's leader conduct an investigation into reports of excessiv...

Taiwanese man arrested in China collected military secrets: Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man who went missing in China last August faces allegations of collecting military secrets, Chinese media reported Saturday (November 30). Morrison Lee (李孟居...