Hong Kong bookseller raising funds to reopen Causeway Bay Books in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee (林榮基), who relocated to Taiwan in April out of fear that he could be extradited to China, has started a fundraising event for a new books...

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)...

Hong Kong immigration to Taiwan soars by 28%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the anti-extradition bill protests rage on in Hong Kong, the number of Hong Kong citizens immigrating to Taiwan has surged by 28 percent this year. As clashes between Hon...

China's overreach in Hong Kong has direct implications for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's treatment of Hong Kong has direct implications for Taiwan, according to John Pomfret, a veteran U.S. journalist and former Washington Post bureau chief in Beij...

72 people were taken to hospitals in Hong Kong after massive protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 3:30 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump is impressed with the number of proteste...

Photo of the Day: 'One country two systems is a total failure'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- As a massive rally was held on Sunday (June 9) in Hong Kong to oppose a proposed bill that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to China, a photo has started to spre...

Hong Kong students in Taiwan protest against extradition bill

Taipei, June 9 (CNA) Hundreds of Hong Kong students gathered in front of the Hong Kong representative office in Taipei Sunday to express their objection to a proposed bill in Hong Kong that would allo...

Taiwan presidential hopefuls urged to attend Tiananmen commemorative event

Taipei (CNA) - Several human rights groups called on presidential candidate hopefuls and political heavyweights Friday to attend an event next week to commemorate the 30th anniversary of China's T...

Hong Kong’s ‘one country, two systems’ policy failed, says bookseller Lam Wing-kee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee (林榮基) said in an interview on Tuesday (May 8) that Taiwan is the last citadel under Chinese repression, and that Hong Kong has served to show ...

Hong Kong deports 33 Taiwanese planning to join protest against extradition law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Hong Kong on Friday (April 26) deported 33 Taiwanese Falun Gong members planning to join the April 28 protest against a new extradition law, provoking an expression of concern f...

Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing Kee visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing Kee, the former owner of Causeway Bay Books, which was known for stocking political material that is banned in China, arrived in Taiwan Thursday, the Main...

Taiwan allows dissident Hong Kong bookseller to stay for one month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) is allowing dissident Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee (林榮基) to stay in Taiwan for at least one month, reports said Friday (April 26). Lam...

Causeway Bay Books owner confirms no Taipei store

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Hong Kong-based Causeway Bay Books manager Lam Wing-kee (林榮基) confirmed Aug. 7 that he will not reopen his bookstore in Taipei after all this year however he has po...

Why Western Government’s must call out China’s human rights abuses

Last week, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, paid a visit to China. The visit took place at a time when Brexit continues to dominate British politics and was intended to provide a positive view...

'Taiwan’s way is Hong Kong’s way,' says owner of Causeway Bay Books

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The owner of a Hong Kong bookstore famous for offering volumes that are highly critical of the Chinese leadership and whose employees "disappeared" during visits to ...