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's govt insists HK sign accord before it accepts murder suspect

The Mainland Affairs Council on Thursday (Oct. 15) reiterated its stance that Taiwan and Hong Kong must first clarify jurisdiction-related issues between the two sides before Taiwanese authorities acc...

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...

Hong Kong murder suspect plans to turn himself in to Taiwan

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong murder suspect, whose case led the government to attempt to pass an extradition bill last year that sparked massive protests, is expected to return to Taiwan this month to...

China officially charges 12 Hong Kong fugitives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese authorities announced on Sept. 30 that they were officially charging 12 Hongkongers with crimes 39 days after they were caught at sea and detained in Shenzhen&...

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...

UN experts raise concerns over Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG (AP) — Seven human rights experts affiliated with the U.N. raised concerns over Hong Kong’s national security law in a letter addressed to Chinese authorities, saying that the law infringed ...

Arrests made at Hong Kong protest a year after police clash

HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong used pepper spray and made several arrests as dozens of protesters gathered Monday at a subway station to mark the anniversary of a violent clash last year that st...

Hong Kong police arrest 2 opposition lawmakers over protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police arrested 16 people Wednesday on charges related to anti-government protests last year, including two opposition lawmakers. Pro-de...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai could face trial in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai (黎智英), who was arrested on Monday (Aug. 10) under the draconian national security law imposed by Beijing, could face trial in China, an exp...

Germany's Green Party calls for end of extraditions to Hong Kong

A member of Germany's Green Party on Monday called on the country's government to suspend an extradition agreement with Hong Kong in response to a new controversial security law requiring the ...

German Greens call for end of extraditions to Hong Kong

A member of Germany's Green Party on Monday called on the country's government to suspend an extradition agreement with Hong Kong in response to a new controversial security law requiring the ...