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Hong Kong and Taiwan, so similar yet so different

Twenty-five years ago, Hong Kong reverted to China on July 1, while Friday also represents the halfway mark of the territory's agreed implementation of a "one country, two systems" polit...

Xi taking part in Hong Kong anniversary but no word on visit

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping will participate in next week's celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to China, the government said Saturday, but it left unclear whether ...

Cartoon of the Day: Hong Kong's Jumbo sinks to watery grave, along with democracy and justice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong artist AhTO (阿塗) created this prescient illustration of the famous Jumbo Floating Restaurant (珍寶海鮮舫) sinking to a watery grave to symbolize yet another loss of t...

Hong Kongers reflect on Taiwan, an imperfect exile

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — For Lam Wing-kee, a Hong Kong bookstore owner who was detained by police in China for five months for selling sensitive books about the Communist Party, coming to Taiwan was a lo...

EXPLAINER: Why is China denying Hong Kong was a UK colony?

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong is preparing to introduce new middle school textbooks that will deny the Chinese territory was ever a British colony. China's Communist rulers say the semi-autonomous city and...

Pillar of Shame in Taipei Liberty Square defaced

Taipei (Taiwan News) — An unknown person sprayed black paint over the Pillar of Shame, which was erected in Taipei Liberty Square to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Mass...

China's online "tank" cake snafu raises Tiananmen questions

HONG KONG (AP) — An online snafu involving China’s most popular e-commerce livestreamer and a cake decorated to look like a tank has raised questions among some Chinese over the crackdown on pro-democ...

Censorship of 'tank cake' sparks Chinese interest in Tiananmen massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An online show by Chinese livestreamer Austin Li (李佳琦) was suddenly yanked off the air over an ice cream cake shaped like a tank, prompting interest by Chinese youth in th...

Taiwan's MOFA tells Chinese to use VPN to look up Tiananmen massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday (June 4), the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) posted a message calling on Chinese citizens t...

Anonymous hacks Chinese educational site to mark Tiananmen massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Decentralized international hacktivist group Anonymous on Saturday (June 4) hacked into a Chinese government educational website to commemorate the Tiananmen Square Massac...

Premier rejects former president's claim Taiwan is a democracy without freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Sunday (June 5) shut down claims made by former President Ma Ying-Jeou (馬英九) that the nation is a democracy without freedom. Ma m...

Hundreds in Taiwan gather to mark Tiananmen anniversary

TAIPEI/HONG KONG (Reuters) -Hundreds of people gathered in Taipei on Saturday to commemorate China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square 33 years ago....

Police patrol Hong Kong park to enforce Tiananmen vigil ban

HONG KONG (AP) — Heavy police force patrolled Hong Kong’s Victoria Park on Saturday after authorities for a third consecutive year banned public commemoration of the anniversary of the deadly Tiananme...

Taiwan president, foreign ministry urge China to remember Tiananmen Massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) issued statements highlighting how China ...

Tiananmen: Hong Kong tightens security to enforce vigil ban

Hong Kong's Victoria Park saw a heavy police presence on Saturday as authorities banned any public commemoration of the 33rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. The park was traditiona...