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...

Hong Kong democracy activists visit Taiwan's political parties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During his visits to the New Power Party (NPP) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Tuesday (September 3), Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) said he wan...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong to meet with Taiwanese leaders today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite his arrest last week, Hong Kong student activist and secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosistō Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) arrived in Taiwan today (Sept. 3) to meet with...

Hong Kong police storm subway with batons as protests rage

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs at government headquarters and set fires in the streets on Saturday, while police stormed a subway car and hit passengers with baton...

Hong Kong protesters build wall, set fire on a main street

HONG KONG (AP) — A large fire blazed across a main street in Hong Kong on Saturday night, as protesters made a wall out of barricades and set it afire. Hundreds of protesters gathered behind the...

Tear gas, water cannon in Hong Kong police-protester faceoff

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police fired blue-colored water from water cannons and tear gas on Saturday in a standoff with protesters outside government headquarters. While other protesters ma...

Details of Hong Kong protester arrests emerge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The arrest of eight high-profile activists and politicians by Hong Kong police on Friday (Aug. 30) is being widely viewed as an effort to deter organizers behind a large r...

Hong Kong: 831 demonstration canceled amid arrests of pro-democracy activists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mass protest in Hong Kong that had originally been planned for Saturday (Aug. 31) was canceled after an appeal against a police ban proved unsuccessful, according to the...

Hong Kong: Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong detained by police

[Last update: Aug. 30 at 10:10 a.m.] Another Demosisto member, Agnes Chow (周庭), was arrested on Friday morning, according to the party’s latest statement. Chow was arrested at her home and...