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...

Hong Kong bars 12 opposition candidates from election

At least 12 opposition candidates will not be able to run in elections for the Hong Kong legislature this September, and more candidates could be barred soon, authorities have said on Thursday. The go...

Taiwanese favor Biden, Hongkongers prefer Trump as next US president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More Taiwanese favor Democratic nominee Joe Biden to become the next president of the United States while the incumbent Donald Trump enjoys an edge in Hong Kong, according...

UK set to suspend extradition treaty with Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K. is expected to announce the suspension of its extradition treaty with Hong Kong on Monday (July 20) amid worsening relations with China. Foreign Secretary Domi...

'Stop phone hacking for China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law (羅冠聰) has started an online petition calling on the Israeli forensics company Cellebrite to stop helping the Hong Kon...

Douyin video shows Taiwanese woman swearing allegiance to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Friday (July 17) showing a person who claimed to be Taiwanese swearing allegiance to communist China's constitution. Taiwanese netizens on the pop...

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...

Hong Kong Disneyland closes, indoor dining limited amid resurging coronavirus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong Disneyland is closing for the second time this year, and tightened rules have been imposed on the city’s residents amid a fresh surge in coronavirus cases....

New Zealand revisiting extradition treaty with HK after passage of national security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Canada and Australia's suspension of their respective extradition treaties with Hong Kong in response to its contentious new security law, New Zealand is reviewi...

Taiwan warns of travel to Hong Kong under new security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese authorities have issued a travel warning for Hong Kong following Beijing’s implementation of the contentious national security law for the territory. Cr...

KMT's hesitancy in rejecting HK law stipulation draws ruling party's ire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — KMT Culture and Communications Chairperson Wang Yu-min (王育敏) was asked on Wednesday (July 8) whether Taiwan would act in accordance with the Hong Kong National Security La...

Hong Kong security law targets Taiwan political organizations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new detail of China's draconian security law for Hong Kong announced Monday (July 6) will require Taiwanese political organizations and agents to provide Hong Kong p...

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...

Joshua Wong compares Hong Kong’s situation to Taiwan's ‘White Terror’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong student activist and former secretary-general of the pro-democracy party Demosistō, Joshua Wong (黃之鋒), on Sunday (July 5) compared the special administrative reg...

Hongkongers use creativity against new security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to counter Beijing's new national security law for Hong Kong, residents of the region have developed creative ways to express dissent without risking arr...