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China and synthetic drugs: Geopolitics trumps counternarcotics cooperation

Opioids are the cause of the deadliest U.S. drug epidemic ever. Between October 2020 and September 2021, another new record number of Americans — 104,288 — died of drug overdose, with opio...

Pro-Beijing lawmaker in Hong Kong stabbed while campaigning

An anti-government assailant stabbed and wounded a pro-Beijing Hong Kong lawmaker who was election campaigning Wednesday, police said, in another escalation of violence surrounding the protests demand...

NTU students, faculty to raise funds for professor murdered during Taiwan's White Terror

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Faculty members and student representatives of National Taiwan University (NTU) are raising money in order to establish a memorial square on campus in honor of deceased pr...

In Hong Kong, all trust gone between police and protesters

As a police van sped past them, the 90-year-old woman and her 60-year-old daughter raised their fists, pointed their thumbs very deliberately down and yelled, “Triads!” That silver-hair...

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...

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...

How the Hong Kong crisis could boost Taiwan’s economy

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Here in Kaohsiung, most people are spending the weekend sheltering indoors from the torrential rain that has deluged the city for most of the past week. In Hong Kong...

Video shows Hong Kong's black shirts beating back white shirts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video has surfaced on Monday (Aug. 5) showing Hong Kong protesters successfully fighting back against suspected triad members in white shirts. On July 21, a mob of over 100 ...

China’s disregard for HK freedoms shows why Taiwan must take a stand

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- On Monday, Communist China’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) held a rare press conference. Unlike the regime’s Taiwan Affairs Office which is vocal...

Anti-China extradition Lennon Wall appears in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Lennon Wall with messages in favor of Hong Kong’s protests against the controversial extradition law appeared in Taipei for two hours on Friday evening (July 26). ...

American Institute in Taiwan raises alarm on Triad-CCP collusion in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is raising the alarm over the increasing violence in Hong Kong and the likely coordination between the CCP and pro-China gangs in th...

6 men, with link to triads, held over Hong Kong mob attack

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police have detained six men, some with links to triads, following a violent attack on pro-democracy protesters at a subway station that saw dozens injured. ...

Videos show men in white shirts beating Hong Kong protestors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Multiple videos have surfaced showing men dressed in white shirts beating Hong Kong protestors and passersby on Sunday (July 21), resulting in dozens of injuries. On Sunday,...

Hong Kong activists prepare for Tiananmen candlelight vigil

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong were preparing for a candlelight vigil Tuesday commemorating the 30th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen crackdown, underscoring concern for Chin...

Taipei's Zhongshan Alliance gang announces hit on reckless racer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after an unlicensed driver smashed his car into a sidewalk, killing three people and declaring he was a member of the Zhongshan Alliance (中山聯盟), the gang itself is furiou...