Taiwan's President, DPP condemn Hong Kong police violence at university campus

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and members of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) have condemned the actions of the Hong Kong police for their attacks on student protesters at a Hong Kong univ...

German calling for Taiwan's recognition meets diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michael Kreuzberg, the German behind a petition calling on his country to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan, met with Taiwan's representative to Germany Shieh...

Petition demanding Germany open diplomatic relations with Taiwan exceeds threshold

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A petition calling on Germany to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan has received 53,000 signatures, exceeding the threshold to require the German government to for...

Petition calling on Germany to open diplomatic relations with Taiwan gains 12,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A petition calling on Germany to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan in retaliation for China's "massive violations of international human rights" has rece...

Petition demands Germany open diplomatic relations with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A petition calling on Germany to establish diplomatic relations with Taiwan in retaliation for China's "massive violations of international human rights" went vir...

By Linking Trade Deal With Hong Kong Unrest, Trump May Have Spared Protestors of Crackdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Trump’s August 18 warning to Beijing that China trade talks would suffer if Beijing resorts to violent suppression of the protests in Hong Kong are viewed ...

Chinese artist arrested over T-shirt design referencing Tiananmen Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese artist Zhao Bang (趙邦) was arrested for a T-shirt design hinting at the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, HK01 reports. The design uses emojis to depict police sur...

Hong Kong protesters have turned militant and more strategic - and this unnerves Beijing

SYDNEY (The Conversation) -- The past few weeks has seen a drastic escalation in violence on the streets of Hong Kong. On Tuesday night, a police officer aimed a shotgun at protesters who had gathered...

'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...

China spotlighted at religious freedom panel in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s violation of religious freedom was spotlighted in a panel discussion at the second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, hosted by the U.S. State Departm...

Taiwan's Golden Melody Awards censored on Chinese intranet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The broadcast of Taiwan’s Golden Melody Awards, which took place in Taipei on June 29, was reportedly cut by Chinese streaming sites when the ceremony’s presen...

Chinese state media attacks US Secretary of State ahead of G20 Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese state media outlet Global Times released a scathing article condemning U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who has been bullish in his criticism of China on various is...

Spain extradites more Taiwanese citizens to China, ignoring UN High Commissioner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Spain shocked international observers by extraditing 94 Taiwanese nationals to China just days after the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Madrid se...

Photo of the Day: 'Water Tankman'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To express solidarity with protestors in Hong Kong rallying against a proposed law that would allow for the extradition of prisoners to China, Chinese dissident artist Badiucao...

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — An extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges. British Col...