Thailand protesters look to Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement for inspiration

For weeks, protesters in Thailand's capital, Bangkok, have taken to the streets equipped with hard hats, goggles and gas masks. They use umbrellas as shields against water cannons and tear gas fir...

Hong Kong activist Jimmy Lai's office raided by police ahead of hearing

Hong Kong police raided the private offices of pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai on Thursday, according to Lai and his aide, Mark Simon. More than a dozen officers carried out the raid and it was ...

Chinese TV airs video of swarms of 'Copyhawks' as tensions with Taiwan, India rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions rise in the Taiwan Strait and on the Sino-Indian border, Chinese state-run TV posted a video showing swarms of the communist regime's not-so-subtle copies ...

The Cold War lives on in Asia

World War II ended on September 2, 1945, when Japanese representatives signed the Instrument of Surrender aboard the US Navy battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. In the 75 years since, little has cha...

Taiwan should strengthen relationship with Congress regardless of election: Bolton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is currently keeping a close eye on which candidate will take over the White House in November, and whether Donald Trump remains or Joe Biden takes over, it is diff...

Chinese sporting spouses call for CCP to be 'kicked off stage'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese married couple, both of whom are highly accomplished in their respective sports, on Tuesday (June 9) reiterated their calls for the overthrow of the Chinese Comm...

Zoom shuts down account of Chinese dissident group in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video-conferencing company Zoom closed an account used by Chinese activists living in the U.S. after they held an online meeting to mark the 31st anniversary of the Tianan...

Taiwan needs to work with the US against China's propaganda army

The United States has recently been taking a hard line against China. It has issued an order to stop Chinese airlines from flying passengers to the U.S. and sent another guided-missile destroyer throu...

A year of Hong Kong protests: Is Beijing finally regaining control?

A year ago, a million Hong Kongers streamed into the streets of the city to protest against a planned extradition law. While the Hong Kong government has since withdrawn the proposed legislation, Beij...

Taiwan holds Tiananmen vigil as China silences Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As thousands in Hong Kong turned out to commemorate the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in defiance of a city-wide ban on such gatherings, their countrymen in...

Brian Tseng's 'Taiwan' crushes Fanny Liu's 'China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese comedian's response to a music video that boasted of the advantages of China has outstripped the number of views of the original by nearly five to one. ...

Taiwan legislator tells China mouthpiece to 'do fking math' on GDP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a string of tit-for-tat tweets, Independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) on Thursday (June 4) posted a snappy comeback to the editor of a Chinese-state-run tabloid claim...

Retired Chinese soccer star urges public to overthrow CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prolific retired Chinese soccer player Hao Haidong (郝海東) on Thursday (June 4) openly challenged Chinese Communist Party (CCP) rule, saying the Chinese people should no lon...

US warship passes through Taiwan Strait on Tiananmen anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The U.S. Navy on Thursday (June 4) sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait, which happened to coincide with the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. The...

Hong Kong parliament votes for national anthem bill despite protests

Hong Kong's parliament on Thursday voted to pass a controversial bill banning disresepect of the Chinese national anthem. Police and firefighters were earlier called to Hong Kong's legislat...