Taiwanese pop stars stand up for Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The "Free Hong Kong" solidarity concert at Liberty Square in front of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall on Sunday (Nov. 17) evening saw Taiwanese bands and the audie...

Hong Kong pro-democracy rally ends early as violence erupts

A massive pro-democracy rally Saturday in downtown Hong Kong ended early after violence broke out, with police firing tear gas and a water cannon after protesters threw bricks and Molotov cocktails at...

Demonstrators march in Hong Kong in new weekend of protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters marched through an outlying district of Hong Kong on Saturday in a renewed outpouring of grievances against the Chinese territory’s government. The march by ...

Photo of the Day: Taiwanese illustrator satirizes Yuen Long attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the Yuen Long MRT attack, Taiwanese illustrator Stellina Chen (陳筱涵) published her satirical take on the true source behind the assaults in the French newspaper L...

Police fire tear gas in Hong Kong train station, no end in sight to protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Police fired tear gas Sunday inside a train station and in several other Hong Kong neighborhoods where protesters occupied roads in another weekend of anti-government demonstrat...

Taiwan student denies threatening Hong Kong trade office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A student who sent “ghost money” and bloody clothes to the Hong Kong trade office told police Saturday (August 10) that he had not meant to threaten staff, onl...

China waiting out Hong Kong protests, but backlash may come

BEIJING (AP) — China’s central government has dismissed Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters as clowns and criminals while bemoaning growing violence surrounding the months long demonstratio...

Hong Kong headed for 'path of no return,' warns embattled leader Carrie Lam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With a city-wide strike in Hong Kong bringing much of the city to a standstill, Chief Executive Carrie Lam held a press conference addressing the city on Monday (Aug. 5). ...

Hong Kong protesters have turned militant and more strategic - and this unnerves Beijing

SYDNEY (The Conversation) -- The past few weeks has seen a drastic escalation in violence on the streets of Hong Kong. On Tuesday night, a police officer aimed a shotgun at protesters who had gathered...

Hong Kong protesters and police face off ahead of city-wide strike

HONG KONG (AP) — On one end of a Hong Kong street, protesters dressed in black ducked behind umbrellas and makeshift barricades, occasionally throwing bricks or slinging rocks. On the other end,...

Civil servants join Hong Kong protests as Beijing accuses US

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong civil servants and supporters crowded into a public park Friday to join a pro-democracy movement that China’s top diplomat accused Western nations of provoking. ...

Hong Kong Airlines staff to join city-wide strike on Aug. 5

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As protests continue into the ninth week in Hong Kong, some civil servants have called for a three day city-wide strike next week, starting Monday (Aug. 5). Reports on Aug...

Trump demurs on China-Hong Kong strife 'They don't need advice'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday (Aug. 1) U.S. President Donald Trump was asked about the social instability in Hong Kong following strong suggestions from China’s media that Beijing may...

China's HKMAO office holds rare press conference over Hong Kong chaos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday (July 29), after eight weeks of protests in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office (HKMAO) in Beijing held a rare press conference to address the trou...

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). ...