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...

Australia wants trade deals with Hong Kong, Indonesia, Peru

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's trade minister says he wants bilateral free trade deals with Hong Kong, Indonesia and Peru to take effect early next year, adding that the Hong Kong treaty suppo...

US House backs 3 bills to support protests in Hong Kong

The House passed three bills Tuesday aimed at showing U.S. support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The action follows months of protests over the Beijing government's aggressive atte...

China condemns Ted Cruz, accuses him of inciting 'color revolution' in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Texas Senator Ted Cruz struck a nerve in China over the weekend after he made a series of statements about the social unrest in Hong Kong, voicing support for democracy, h...

Countdown to Taiwan Presidential Election: 90 days

Tsai Ing-wen Quote from Tsai Ing-wen: “The Kuomintang Party doesn’t dare to criticize China, they only make a fuss about Taiwan’s domestic issues.” The Kuomintan...

Vandalism of Lennon Walls reflects collective anxiety of Chinese students: scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent reports of Chinese students vandalizing pro-Hong Kong Lennon Walls have sparked conflicts on Taiwanese university campuses, and scholars have expressed different pe...

Tsai pledges to defend Taiwan, calls Beijing's 'one country, two systems' a failure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At Taiwan’s National Day ceremony on Thursday (Oct. 10), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for Taiwanese unity in defying Beijing’s attempts to assert contro...

Giving in to China will make Taiwan the next Hong Kong: Premier Su

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) voiced his opinion on the Hong Kong protests on Tuesday (Oct. 8), saying that China would not adhere to the "one country, tw...

Taiwan-born Nets owner parrots CCP line over pro-Hong Kong tweet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese-Canadian owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Joseph Tsai (蔡崇信), on Monday (Oct. 7) posted an open letter on Facebook criticizing Houston Rockets manager Daryl Morey ...

Xi Jinping reiterates China's plan to take over Taiwan, touts 'one country, two systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping spoke before cameras on two occasions to mark the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime, and each time Xi emphasized the p...

Thousands march in Taipei in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tens of thousands of Taiwanese took to the streets in Taipei on Sunday (Sept. 28) to march in solidarity with Hong Kong, where protesters have entered the 17th week of pro...

Thousands march in Hong Kong on Communist Party anniversary

Thousands of black-clad pro-democracy protesters defied a police ban and marched in central Hong Kong on Tuesday, urging China’s Communist Party to “return power to the people” as th...

Hong Kong's older protesters awed, humbled by zeal of youth

HONG KONG (AP) — Watching from a side road as young protesters dressed head-to-toe in black whirled into action to deal with another volley of tear gas from Hong Kong riot police, kicking away the smo...

Election rivals not just at home, but also in China: Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) 33rd anniversary congress Saturday (September 28) that her rivals in the 2020 elections we...

Han's 1988 master's thesis critical of China's plans to annex Taiwan, HK extradition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The more than 30-year-old master's thesis of itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) brings up the issue of extraditing ...