Taiwan to plan for humanitarian assistance to Hong Kong people: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Cabinet will set up a special working group to formulate a "humanitarian action plan" in response to a potential influx of Hongkongers into Taiwan, ...

Former Taiwanese student leader proposes international group to support Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following China’s decision to introduce a national security law to crush dissent in Hong Kong, former Sunflower Movement leader Lin Fei-fan (林飛帆) on Friday (May 22) ...

Hong Kong activists launch petition supporting Taiwan's World Health Assembly bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a claim by World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus that he had "no mandate" to invite Taiwan to Monday's (...

Dream Lucid refutes Nathan Rich's claims that Taiwan belongs to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In his latest video, a British blogger with strong ties to Taiwan goes after American YouTuber Nathan Rich's erroneous claims that Taiwan is part of China. In his l...

China to ban online gaming, chatting with foreigners outside Great Firewall: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After blocking a popular Nintendo game "Animal Crossing," the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is taking its political censorship to the extreme by disconnecting Ch...

'Animal Crossing' suddenly banned in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China banned the popular social simulation video game "Animal Crossing" on Friday (April 10), as the game has become a platform for dissidents to openly vent the...

Hong Kong court bars democracy activist Joshua Wong from visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court in Hong Kong on Thursday (Dec. 19) barred democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) from leaving the territory to observe Taiwan’s January 11 elections. The De...

Hong Kong police end 12-day siege of university

Hong Kong police reopened public access to a university campus Friday after blocking it for 12 days to try to arrest anti-government protesters holed up inside. A cordon around the university has b...

China furious, Hong Kong celebrates after US move on bills

BEIJING (AP) — China reacted furiously Thursday to President Donald Trump’s signing two bills aimed at supporting human rights in Hong Kong, summoning the U.S. ambassador to protest and wa...

Pro-democracy candidates advance in key Hong Kong elections

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy candidates won nearly half of the seats in Hong Kong’s local elections, according to partial returns Monday, as voters sent a clear signal of support for the...

Turnout high in Hong Kong vote seen as referendum on protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Given a chance to vote, the people of Hong Kong were doing just that on Sunday. Long lines snaked around plazas and extended for blocks as citizens of the Chinese te...

Hong Kong court strikes down face mask ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A ban on face masks imposed by Hong Kong's chief executive on pro-democracy protesters has been lifted after the High Court ruled the ban was unconstitutional. The ...

China backs decision to exclude Hong Kong candidate Wong

BEIJING (AP) — China has strongly backed Hong Kong's move to exclude pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong from elections for local councilors, a decision seen as likely to fuel further public anger in t...

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Hong Kong disqualifies democracy activist Joshua Wong from local elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hong Kong has disqualified democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) from running in next month’s district council elections, he tweeted Tuesday (Oct. 29). The decisio...