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129 HK civil servants forced to retire for not pledging loyalty to government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 129 civil servants in Hong Kong now face “forced retirement” for failing to sign a document swearing allegiance to the city's government followi...

Hong Kong banks freeze accounts of pro-democracy protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — High-profile dissidents and pro-democracy protesters have become targets for banks in Hong Kong, according to Apple Daily. One protester arrested by police during the a...

Hong Kong reportedly mulls cancelling university exchange programs with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hong Kong government is reportedly considering ending exchange programs between its local universities and those in Taiwan to prevent Hong Kong students from becoming ...

Opinion: Joshua Wong's imprisonment in Hong Kong is persecution by prosecution

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to 13-and-half-months in jail on Wednesday on charges related an unauthorized anti-government protest last year at the city's police he...

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...

Green Party Taiwan, NGOs hold press conference in solidarity with Thailand's pro-democracy protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over a dozen NGOs, political advocacy groups, and student organizations came together in Taipei Thursday (Oct. 22) to raise awareness of the pro-democracy movement in Thai...

Man arrested for vandalizing Hong Kong-supporting restaurant with feces in Taipei

Taiwan News (TAIPEI) — A man has been arrested for allegedly vandalizing with feces a Taipei restaurant that was established to provide Hongkongers living in exile with work. Around noon on F...

Taiwan claims entrapment after China shows spy 'confession'

Taiwan’s government has denounced China, citing entrapment and manipulation, after Chinese state television aired a documentary showing a Taiwanese citizen confessing to visiting Hong Kong to su...

Hong Kong murder suspect plans on returning to Taiwan this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong murder suspect Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳), whose case indirectly led to the anti-extradition bill protests in the special administrative region last year, has expressed...

Digital minister attributes Taiwan's thriving democracy to trust in its citizens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Digital Minister Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said Thursday (Sept. 24) that the Taiwanese government must remain proactive in resisting pressure from Beijing and that playin...

Beijing to send 300 police to Hong Kong: Kyodo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese news agency Kyodo News reported on July 4 that Beijing is planning to deploy 200 to 300 armed police officers to Hong Kong as "observers." According ...

Hong Kong activist book to be published in Taiwan over security law concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new book compiling interviews of Hong Kong activists in the anti-extradition bill movement will be published in Taiwan to avoid the risk of legal consequences if it is p...

Taiwan high on list of countries Trump considering abandoning: Bolton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In his bombshell book, former National Security Advisor John Bolton writes that Taiwan is high on President Trump's list of countries to abandon. In his 577-page me...

Hong Kong schools ordered to play Chinese anthem, fly China flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Hong Kong government has instructed all primary and secondary schools in the special administrative region to play the Chinese national anthem and display the five-sta...

Black Lives Matter rally to be held Saturday in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement will be held on Saturday afternoon (June 13) in Taipei. As protests continue across the globe after the ...