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Simpsons episode blasting Beijing's authoritarian rule missing from Disney+ Hong Kong streaming service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 2005 episode of "The Simpsons" featuring references to the Tiananmen Massacre is missing from the Disney+ streaming service in Hong Kong. In season 16, epis...

Apple Daily editors arrested under Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police used a sweeping national security law against a pro-democracy newspaper for the first time Thursday, arresting five editors and executives on charges of collusion wit...

Hong Kong charges 47 with 'conspiracy to commit subversion'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the largest use yet of the new national security law that has crippled civil liberties in Hong Kong, local authorities brought formal charges on Sunday (Feb. 28) agains...

UK offers Hong Kong residents route to citizenship, angering China

Hong Kong residents can apply from Sunday (Jan. 31) for a new visa giving them the chance to become British citizens following China’s crackdown in the former colony, but Beijing said it will no...

Hong Kong reportedly mulls cancelling university exchange programs with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hong Kong government is reportedly considering ending exchange programs between its local universities and those in Taiwan to prevent Hong Kong students from becoming ...

Germany criticizes China for dismissal of Hong Kong opposition lawmakers

Germany, holder of the European Union’s rotating presidency, has criticized China for the dismissal of several pro-democracy opposition lawmakers from the city assembly in Hong Kong. A foreig...

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers to resign en masse

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers are expected to resign en masse on Wednesday (Nov. 11), following a move by the city’s government to disqualify four pro-democracy legislators. The 1...

German think tank announces plan to establish office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German think tank Friedrich Nauman Foundation for Freedom (FNF) announced Tuesday (Nov. 3) that it is establishing an office in Taipei after being forced to withdraw from ...

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...

Hong Kong police arrest 9 over Taiwan escape plot

Hong Kong police have arrested nine people accused of helping pro-democracy activists flee the former British colony for Taiwan. The group allegedly supplied a speedboat for the 12 anti-Beijing demon...

Over 40% of Hongkongers consider emigration due to unstable politics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey released Tuesday (Oct. 6) shows that almost 44 percent of Hong Kong residents have been considering emigration after Beijing's introduction of the national se...

Merkel accuses China of 'poor and cruel treatment' of minorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday (Sept. 30) accused Beijing of "poor and cruel treatment" of minorities and expressed deep concern over the situation...

Families call for access to Hong Kong relatives detained in China

The relatives of 12 Hong Kong people arrested by China at sea last month called for access to their detained family members in a petition to the mainland's representative office in the semi-autono...

Hong Kong says it will not interfere with China's arrest of 12 at sea

Hong Kong’s government will not intervene in the case of 12 city residents who mainland Chinese authorities arrested as they tried to flee by boat to Taiwan, despite pleas from their relatives f...

Germany debates China policy ahead of EU talks

German lawmakers on Wednesday discussed the European Union's relationship with China ahead of high-level talks next week between Brussels and Beijing. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected ...