China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists

China’s foreign ministry on Thursday accused U.S. congressional leader Nancy Pelosi of making irresponsible remarks about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, one day after she welcomed activist...

'This is a plea for democracy': HK protest leaders urge US lawmakers to take action

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-democracy Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Denise Ho testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday (Sept. 17), pleading with lawmakers to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and De...

In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just 1 voice

HONG KONG (AP) — Overseas, Joshua Wong has emerged as a prominent face of Hong Kong's months-long protests for full democracy. At home, he is just another protester. The activist known fo...

In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just 1 voice

HONG KONG (AP) — Overseas, Joshua Wong has emerged as a prominent face of Hong Kong's months-long protests for full democracy. At home, he is just another protester. The activist kno...

Photo of the Day: One country, one system, one-eye point-of-view

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday (Sept. 12), an American illustrator on social media posted his latest cartoon, which refers to a female Kong Kong protestor who suffered severe damage to her eye as...

The Latest: Joshua Wong defends meeting with German official

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 9 p.m. Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong is defending the decision of Germany's f...

Merkel: Germany must engage in rights dialogue with China

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it's important for her country to engage in dialogue with China, including on issues such as human rights. Speaking to lawmakers du...

The Latest: China hits Germany over Hong Kong activist visit

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:50 p.m. China has sharply criticized Germany for a meeting with Hong Kong pro-democrac...

Hong Kong tells US to stay out; students form protest chains

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity to push for democratic reforms after violent weekend clashes in the semia...

Hong Kong tells US to stay out; students form protest chains

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of students formed human chains outside schools across Hong Kong on Monday to show solidarity to push for democratic reforms after violent weekend clashes in the semiautonom...

Joshua Wong detained at Hong Kong airport days after trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) was arrested at Hong Kong airport on Sunday (Sept. 8) morning, just days after his visit to Taiwan where he met with law...

Taiwan president rules out refugee act for Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Sept. 4) ruled out the possibility of a refugee act for Hongkongers despite a plea from pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒)...

Taiwan to maintain current immigration procedures for those fleeing Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Well known Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong is in Taiwan and called on Taipei to assist the people of Hong Kong in opposing what he called the “White Terro...

HK activist calls for rally in Taiwan before China's National Day

Hong Kong student activist and secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosistō Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) urged the Taiwanese public Tuesday to take to the streets before China's Oct. 1 National Day to ...

Photo of the Day: Hong Kong's 'Dunkirk evacuation'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Photos began to surface online on Monday (Sept. 2) of Hong Kong activists being taken home by thousands of cars driven by volunteers after the MTR trains had been shut down and...