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HSBC prioritizes politics over rights of customers: Hongkonger-in-exile

TAIWAN (Taiwan News) — Hongkonger-in-exile Ted Hui (許智峯) recently revealed the explanation given to him by HSBC Holdings CEO Noel Quinn for his frozen accounts and called the bank "an accom...

German MP sports T-shirt supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — German parliamentarian Daniela Kluckert on Thursday (Dec. 16) posted a photo of herself showing support for democracy in Hong Kong, Tibet, and Taiwan. Kluckert, a membe...

Taiwanese Mo Tzu-yi named best lead actor at Golden Horse Awards

Taiwanese Mo Tzu-yi (莫子儀) won the best leading actor prize at the 57th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei on Saturday for his portrayal of a gay man suspected of murdering his boyfriend's mother in the...

Anti-CCP protests flare on China's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human rights activists staged "Resist China: Freedom Now" protests in more than 60 cities worldwide on Thursday (Oct. 1), China's National Day, to raise awar...

Taiwan contacts of Belgian, Japanese, and Taiwanese Hongkonger all test negative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Aug. 12) announced that hundreds of people who came in contact with the infected Belgian, Japanese, and T...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan stands with India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Inspired by a meme showing Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists supporting India, Taiwan News has created a meme expressing Taiwan's solidarity with India, as both ...

Taiwan saw spike in Hongkongers seeking residency in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan saw significant growth in the number of Hong Kong residents fleeing to the country last year amid months of political uncertainty and social unrest. According to...

Taiwan Causeway Bay Books thronged by supporters on opening day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Causeway Bay Books (台灣銅鑼灣書店) saw enormous footfall on its opening day (April 25) in Taipei, marking a new start for a bookstore that was ruthlessly persecuted by th...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan coaster clears up CCP myth

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Hong Kong tourist traveling in Taiwan last month took this photo of a coaster pointing out that the country has never been part of Communist China. The tourist took t...

Taiwan playwright brings Hong Kong protests on stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Stefani Kuo (郭佳怡), a budding playwright in the New York theater community, recently integrated the Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests into her newest stage play to c...

HK universities plead for expedited passage of refugee act in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of student representatives from Hong Kong universities made a plea on Tuesday (Dec. 3) for the expedited passage of the Refugee Act in Taiwan and an institutionali...

Hongkongers pour into Taiwan in search of freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A growing number of Hong Kong residents are fleeing to Taiwan in pursuit of freedom and away from uncertainties triggered by the months-long protests at home. The numbe...

'Tortured' ex-British Consulate in HK employee rumored to be in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Simon Cheng (鄭文傑), a former British Consulate in Hong Kong employee, is rumored to be in Taiwan after he accused the Chinese government of torturing him. Taiwan's M...

E-commerce site for Japanese apparel offers free shipping to Taiwan through mid-July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the launch of Fasbee Inc.'s e-commerce service in Taiwan, Taiwanese consumers will now have much easier access to the products of small and independent Japanese c...

'Hongkonger' identity at highest since 1997

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The proportion of Cantonese-speaking Hong Kong residents identifying themselves as “Hongkongers” has hit an all-time high, while the percentage identifying as ...