Hong Kong activist arrested on her way to observe Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong democracy activist Lily Wong (黃莉莉) was arrested at the Chinese territory’s airport as she was about to leave for Taiwan to observe Saturday’s (Jan. 1...

Singaporean leader takes communist party line on unrest in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (李顯龍) on Wednesday (Oct. 16) declared that the “five demands” put forth by the Hong Kong protesters are part of a st...

Dalai Lama expresses concerns over violent protests in Hong Kong

The Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has expressed his concerns over the violent protests that have been taking place in Hong Kong, stressing that peace is most important and all problems should be...

Photo of the Day: Activists show support with 'FREE HONG KONG' demo in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sunday (Aug. 11), NGOs in Taiwan, including Taiwan With Hong Kong (香港人權關注在台灣) and Hong Kong Outlanders (香港邊城青年), organized a show of support for the pro-democracy demon...

Tsai says 'Hong Kong friends' could be given asylum on humanitarian grounds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Thursday (July 18), Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen told the press that Taiwan would consider the application for 10 Hong Kong dissidents seeking asylum in Taiwan on humanitar...

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong extradition bill is 'dead'

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that the effort to amend a highly contentious extradition bill was dead, but it wasn’t clear if the legislation was being formally...

Hong Kong protesters: Desperation led to legislature attack

HONG KONG (AP) — It was almost noon on Monday when hundreds of protesters outside Hong Kong's legislature voted to break in. Watching from the side, one protester disagreed. They wer...

Hong Kong protest: Some condemn, some ask for understanding

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's legislative building was heavily damaged by protesters who broke in Monday night. Their demands include the withdrawal of an extradition bill and the resignation of Hong K...

China’s People’s Liberation Army conducts drills near Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following massive protests against plans for an extradition bill, China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) announced joint land, air and sea exercises had taken ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan Sunflower Movement in HK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Hong Kong students occupied Hong Kong's Legislative Council (LegCo), drawing many comparisons to Taiwan's Sunflower Student Movement, Chinese dissident artist Bad...

Update: Hong Kong protestors break glass entrance to LegCo

Update: 07/01 11:00 p.m. Hundreds of protestors have entered the the Legislative Council, where they have sprayed slogans on the wall and the territory's emblem. Police have said that they will...

Hong Kong extradition bill an example of China's 'boiling frog' tactics, Taiwan must beware

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – From Hong Kong’s handover from the British to China in 1997 to the end of Tung Chee-hwa’s (董建華) term as chief executive in 2005, Hong Kong maintained a semblan...

Taiwan cautions citizens to avoid Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (June 13) cautioned Taiwanese citizens against visiting the sites of massive protests in Hong Kong against the China extradi...

Hong Kong on high alert as angered public protests 'Extradition Law' amendment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Authorities in Hong Kong are on high alert for a protest expected to strike the city on Sunday (June 9) over mounting public anger with proposed amendments to the city&rsq...

Hong Kong must abandon extradition bill that threatens journalists: RSF

TAIPEI (RSF) -- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges Hong Kong Legislative Council members to reject extradition bill that would allow Beijing to legally prey on residents and visitors, including jou...