Push to sanction Hong Kong officials gathers support in British Parliament

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The call to sanction Hong Kong officials, including Chief Executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥), has received cross-party endorsements in the British Parliament. Hong Kong pro-de...

AP PHOTOS: Masks hold images of pandemic, Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) — In one of Edmond Kok's creations, a 3D visualization of a spiky coronavirus bursts out of a face mask. Another mask uses a plastic takeout container to remind people of the environmen...

Released tycoon Lai says Hong Kong needs patient, not radical, democracy campaign

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai said on Thursday (Aug. 13) he was overwhelmed by the support he got after becoming the most high-profile person to be arrested under a new national security law and ur...

Hong Kong, Chinese officials jeer at US sanctions

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader and China's top representative in the city took pot shots at the United States on Saturday after the Trump administration sanctioned them and nine oth...

Hong Kong: How China's security law is pushing citizens to emigrate

"More than 10 families I know of are planning to leave Hong Kong. Most of them are going to the UK, just like me," said 37-year-old single mother Ming, as she googled for ways to transfer mo...

British parliamentary group urges sanctions on Hong Kong authorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K.'s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hong Kong on Tuesday (Aug.4) revealed the results of its five-month investigation into abuse of power by Hong Kong p...

Overseas activists wanted by Hong Kong police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong police have reportedly put six overseas activists on the wanted list Friday (July 31), accusing them of violating the Special Administrative Region's nationa...

HK's surge of coronavirus cases resulted from not testing every arrival: Official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong's secretary for food and health bureau, Sophia Chan (陳肇始), admitted Tuesday (July 28) that the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the city is due to a policy ...

Hong Kong pro-democracy candidates facing disqualification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several pro-democracy candidates for Hong Kong's upcoming legislative election received letters from the Electoral Affairs Commission on Saturday (July 25) that questi...

HK's democratic primaries 'sabotaged' upcoming elections: China's liaison office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's liaison office in Hong Kong on Monday (July 13) decried the unofficial legislative primary elections for pro-democracy candidates, accusing the organizers of v...

Telegram will not hand over users' data to Hong Kong authorities, for now

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Encrypted messenger platform Telegram said Sunday (July 5) that at present, it is refusing to hand over the data of Hong Kong users as the authorities come up with ever-ne...

Beijing to send 300 police to Hong Kong: Kyodo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese news agency Kyodo News reported on July 4 that Beijing is planning to deploy 200 to 300 armed police officers to Hong Kong as "observers." According ...

Weekly update of news in Taiwan, Hong Kong, China 【June 28 - July 4】

【Taiwan & China】 1. Taiwan boots out two Chinese reporters Taiwan has expelled two Chinese journalists over their involvement in political talk shows produced illegally in the isla...

Hong Kong protester arrested with 30 Taiwanese flags

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid protests against the introduction of China’s draconian national security law in Hong Kong, police arrested one man carrying 30 Taiwanese flags in his bag, repor...

Hong Kong sees 1st arrest under Beijing-imposed national security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man displaying a pro-independence banner has become the first casualty of Hong Kong's heavy-handed new national security legislation the day after it was passed by B...