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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 ...

11 Taiwanese prosecuted for paint attack against Hong Kong singer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 11 Taiwanese are facing prosecution for their involvement in a paint attack on Hong Kong singer-activist Denise Ho (何韻詩) in Taipei last September. Hu Chih-we...

Taiwan government speaks out on US protests against racial injustice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Thursday (June 4) responded to the ongoing U.S. protests against racial inequality and expressed trust in the American d...

Hongkongers top real estate buyers in Taiwan amid Beijing crackdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hongkongers were the largest group of foreigners purchasing land and buildings in Taiwan last year as many seek to immigrate to the country amid Beijing's violent crac...

Taiwan saw spike in Hongkongers seeking residency in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan saw significant growth in the number of Hong Kong residents fleeing to the country last year amid months of political uncertainty and social unrest. According to...

Google searches for 'immigration,' 'Taiwan' spike in HK over Chinese law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google searches for the word "immigration" and "Taiwan" spiked on Thursday (May 21) immediately after the Chinese government announced a new national s...

Hong Kong chief executive backs police watchdog's report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam held "The Truth About Hong Kong" press conference on Friday (May 16), backing the investigative report on police violence pr...

US scholar praises Taiwan president as 'Angela Merkel of Asia'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) prepares for her inaugural address at the swearing-in ceremony on May 20, a U.S. scholar from the Brookings Institution has shared his anal...

Numerous Hong Kongers reportedly detained during Mother's day protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While households across the world celebrated Mother’s Day, the holiday in Hong Kong was marked by chaos as more than 100 people, including a pro-democracy legislator...

Hong Kong sees first large protest since city's ban on public gatherings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong police on Sunday (April 26) dispersed more than 300 pro-democracy activists who had gathered at a shopping mall in the first group protest the special administra...

Australian student faces potential expulsion for anti-China protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Australian human rights student-activist Drew Pavlou said he is facing possible expulsion from the University of Queensland (UQ) for his activism on campus against the Chi...

Hong Kong rounds up dozen of prominent democracy activists

23:00 Update: Next Magazine and Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai has been released on bail. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong police on Saturday (April 18) morning rounded up about a dozen pr...

Singapore’s first lady responds to Taiwan's mask donation with 'Errrr'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean first lady Ho Ching (何晶) sparked a controversy Saturday (April 11) when she responded to Taiwan's donation of masks to the Southeast Asian nation with a le...

US Department of State expresses concerns over Jimmy Lai's arrest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Feb. 28, the U.S. Department of State released a statement of its concern over the arrest of Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong media tycoon and prominent pro-democracy activist, a...