Carrie Lam impeachment rejected by Hong Kong legislators

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A motion proposed by Hong Kong's pro-democracy camp to impeach Chief Executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) was rejected Thursday (Dec. 5) after failing to win enough support fro...

Pro-democracy parties secure clear majority in Hong Kong election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to partial returns as of 9 a.m. Monday (Nov. 25) morning, the pro-democracy candidates have won 387 out of 452 seats in the Hong Kong local elections, indicating...

Hong Kong protest performance acted out on Taipei streets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan NGO and acting troupe performed a re-enactment of the Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests on the streets of Taipei, at Chianti Avenue Plaza, on Saturday (Nov...

Hong Kong protest items on display at historical block in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As unrest continues to rage across Hong Kong, the Defend Democracy Safeguard Taiwan Alliance has organized the "Freedom is Not Free Exhibition" at the Bopiliao H...

Hong Kong leader says protesters 'paralysing' the city are selfish

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday (Nov 12) said protesters who are trying to "paralyse" the city were extremely selfish and hoped all universities and schools would urge...

'Hong Kong Superman’ donates money to save economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Sir Li Ka-shing (李嘉誠), the wealthiest man in Hong Kong and founder of CK Hutchison Holdings, announced on Friday (Nov. 8) that for the next 10 days, he is accepting applic...

Masked university students rally at graduation ceremony in Hong Kong

About 1,000 students, many wearing black masks, attended a graduation ceremony at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on Thursday (Nov 7), with some holding up banners urging "Free Hong Kong, Rev...

Attacker bites politician's ear, others slashed in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — A knife-wielding man slashed several people and bit off part of the ear of a pro-democracy politician in Hong Kong on Sunday, as riot police stormed several malls to thwart prot...

Video shows Chinese businessman deported from Taiwan for defacing Lennon Wall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese businessman was deported from Taiwan on Monday (Oct. 28) for vandalizing a Lennon Wall in Taichung, Taiwan. On Sunday, Chen Chih-hou (陳致豪), the creator of a L...

China plans to axe Hong Kong head Carrie Lam by March: FT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing is reportedly planning on sacking Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) and replacing her with an “interim” chief executive early next year. A...

Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect 'will be arrested, not surrender': Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the news that the Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect would be flying back to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23) to stand trial, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen i...

Update: Hong Kong suitcase murder suspect books EVA Air flight to Taiwan

Update: 10/23 2 p.m. Reverend Canon Peter Koon Ho-ming (管浩鳴), an Anglican priest who visited Chan weekly while he was in jail, said that Chan would not fly to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23), reporte...

Update: Hong Hong suitcase murder suspect apologizes, buys ticket to Taiwan

Update: 10/23 2 p.m. Reverend Canon Peter Koon Ho-ming (管浩鳴), an Anglican priest who visited Chan weekly while he was in jail, said that Chan would not fly to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct. 23), reporte...

Cop strips top off female Hong Kong protester

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a sit-in held by Hong Kong demonstrators on Monday (Oct. 21) that marked the three-month anniversary of the brutal Yuen Long MTR attack, a female protester was drag...

HK should provide evidence on murder case before suspect returns: MAC

Taiwan's top policymaking body on China, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), said Sunday the government will not lift its recently imposed travel ban on a Hong Kong citizen wanted for murder in Ta...