Israel's Arabs poised to gain new voice after tight election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Arab coalition appears poised to emerge as the main opposition bloc following Tuesday's election, a historic first that would grant a new platform to a long-marginalized mino...

2019 Taiwan's Presidential Cultural Awards winners announced

Five individuals and organizations have won the 2019 Presidential Cultural Awards, the General Association of Chinese Culture, the awards' organizer, announced Wednesday. The Presidential Cultu...

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...

Taiwan showcases seven virtual reality films at Venice Film Fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese film industry is set to make an impression with a lineup of virtual reality projects at this year’s Venice Film Festival, which began on Aug. 28 and wi...

Hong Kong leader says no need for Beijing intervention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥), said the government is responding to protesters’ demands but refuses to accept them, on Tuesday (Aug. 27), the S...

Latest trailer released for film adaption of Taiwanese horror game 'Detention'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The full-length trailer for the live-action movie “Detention” (返校), which was adapted from a Taiwanese horror game of the same name, was released on Thursday (...

Taiwan's DPP offers humanitarian assistance to HK after bloody police crackdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the bloody crackdown by Hong Kong police in an MTR station on Sunday (Aug. 11), Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) took to Facebook on Monday to con...

CCP unlikely to dispatch PLA in HK for fear of impact on Taiwan: Retired US Admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the popular protests in Hong Kong continue into their second month, Beijing is unlikely to use the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to violently crack down on prote...

'China's declaration of martial law in Hong Kong is expected Aug. 4' claims Guo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui (郭文貴), who last week was accused of spying for Beijing, on Thursday (Aug. 1) claimed that China will send in People's Liberation Army ...

National Taiwan University student associations condemn 'language martial law'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several student associations from National Taiwan University on July 31 issued a statement condemning the university cooperative's new Mandarin-only rule. Jerome Ge...

Hong Kong protesters take their cause to airport arrivals

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters crowded into one of the world’s busiest airports, greeting international visitors to Hong Kong with anti-government chants Friday in an effort to raise awarenes...

'Butcher of Beijing' Li Peng's death does not absolve him of accountability: dissident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke on Tuesday (July 23) that former hard-line Chinese premier Li Peng had died, there were cheers of joy among the Chinese dissident community, as he was instrume...

Li Peng, former hard-line Chinese premier, dies at 91

BEIJING (AP) — Li Peng, a former hard-line Chinese premier best known for announcing martial law during the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests, has died. He was 91. The official Xin...

Chinese state media say former Premier Li Peng, who announced martial law during Tiananmen protests, has died

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say former Premier Li Peng, who announced martial law during Tiananmen protests, has died.

Taiwan president rescinds convictions of political victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At a ceremony held on Sunday (July 3) at a luxury hotel formerly used by the now disbanded Taiwan Garrison Command, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) rescinded political convic...