Presidential Office protests against Hong Kong leader's extradition claim

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Presidential Office lodged a protest against the Hong Kong leader, Carrie Lam, on Saturday evening, as the chief executive attributed the delay of the contr...

Taiwan activists plan rally against pro-China media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Opponents of Chinese influence in the Taiwanese media will rally outside the Presidential Office Building on Sunday June 23. Activists are worried that as China ramps u...

Hong Kong protests serve as a warning to Taiwan over ‘one country, two systems’

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- There were stirring scenes in Hong Kong on Sunday as the people of the proud City-state took to the streets to oppose the systematic erosion of their rights by Communist Chi...

Jackie Chan says 'I don't know anything' about Hong Kong protests while in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just as Hong Kong police were firing rubber bullets, bean bag rounds, tear gas, and water cannons at thousands of unarmed civilians in Hong Kong, Jackie Chan claimed to be igno...

250,000 sign petition urging Chinese, HK officials who support extradition bill to be barred from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An online petition calling for the revocation of U.S. citizenship and visas from Chinese and Hong Kong officials who back the controversial extradition bill has received over 2...

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing's influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promised whe...

The Latest: China envoy says reporting on protests distorted

HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The Chinese ambassador to Britain has accuse...

Student arrested for being admin of social media group supporting Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The student admin for a Telegram app group linked to the Hong Kong extradition bill protesters was arrested by police on “public nuisance” charges on Tuesday (...

Taiwan cautions citizens to avoid Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (June 13) cautioned Taiwanese citizens against visiting the sites of massive protests in Hong Kong against the China extradi...

Taiwan president slams Hong Kong's proposed extradition bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (June 13) addressed the mass protests which occurred in Hong Kong for the last few days, criticizing the extradition bill proposed...

Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show 'one country, two systems' framework doesn't work

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan leader says the Hong Kong protests show 'one country, two systems' framework doesn't work.

Hong Kong students appeal to Taiwan president over China extradition bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Distressed by the ongoing protests against the extradition bill at home, Hong Kong students and residents living in Taiwan filed a petition to President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)...

'Taiwan stands with all freedom-loving people in Hong Kong': Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news that Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets at protesters on Wednesday (June 12), Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen posted a tweet condemning the act and support...

US House Speaker condemns Hong Kong extradition bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, said in a statement that “America stands with the people of Hong Kong” against a dangerous extradit...

Taiwan president rebukes Hong Kong police for attacking protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said she was shocked the Hong Kong government fired rubber bullets on peaceful protesters, in a Facebook post on Wednesday (June 12). ...