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How has Beijing's crackdown on civil society changed Hong Kong?

Hong Kongers around the world are remembering the third anniversary of protests in 2019, which were sparked by opposition to a controversial extradition bill but quickly morphed into a wide-scale move...

Hong Kong: Why Catholics are worried over free speech

The arrest of prominent pro-democracy figures in Hong Kong, including 90-year-old Cardinal Joseph Zen, is raising concerns among some members of the city's Catholic community that the national sec...

EXPLAINER: What comes next with John Lee leading Hong Kong?

HONG KONG (AP) — There was little doubt about John Lee's election as Hong Kong's next leader. The city's former security chief received more than 99% of the vote from a committee st...

Hong Kong election: Will the crackdown on rights and freedoms continue?

Around 1,500 members of Hong Kong's election committee are expected to cast their votes on Sunday to choose the next chief executive for the semi-autonomous Chinese city. Hong Kong's former c...

Ukraine war: How Russian propaganda dominates Chinese social media

China may have wanted to present itself as a neutral party to the war in Ukraine, but dominant messages on its internet are portraying a different reality. As Russia continues to spread its propagand...

What's next for Hong Kong after Carrie Lam announces exit?

When she was elected as Hong Kong's first female chief executive in 2017, Carrie Lam pledged to work with the public to achieve "real consensus and gain the widest support from society."...

Timeline: The life and career of Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Monday that she will step down in June after 42 years in government service, ending with a tumultuous 5-year term as the city's chief executive. ...

Hong Kong leader Lam won't seek new term after rocky 5 years

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Monday she wouldn’t seek a second term after a rocky five years marked by huge protests calling for her resignation, a security crackdown that has qua...

Hong Kong film 'Revolution of Our Times' sets Taiwan box office record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A film about the 2019–2020 Hong Kong protests has broken the box office record for overseas Chinese-language documentaries in Taiwan within less than two weeks since...

Hong Kong film on pro-democracy protests creates buzz in Taiwan

For some Hong Kongers, the monthslong anti-extradition bill protests may already feel like something from a distant past. But Hong Kongers living in Taiwan were recently reminded of the emotions as...

A Hong Kong journalist's 'survivor's guilt' amid media clampdown

Anita can still vividly recall the feeling of traumatization that she had when she saw notifications about news from Hong Kong on her phone in the early months of her life in Taiwan. She had left her...

Hong Kong election defines dramatic changes by Beijing

HONG KONG (AP) — Elections for Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Sunday mark the culmination of Beijing’s campaign to rein in the body that had once kept it from imposing its unrest...

Mother of Taiwan slay victim blasts Hong Kong authorities

HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong mother whose daughter was killed in Taiwan in 2018 on Wednesday lambasted authorities in the Chinese city for letting the man who confessed to the crime walk free, while...

Taiwan blasts Beijing's 'one country, two systems' as facade to annex nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Deputy Minister of the Mainland Affairs Council Chiu Chui-cheng (邱垂正) on Saturday (July 3) stated in a TV interview that Beijing’s "one country, two systems&quo...

Hong Kong national security law: Can civil liberties survive another year?

One year ago, a national security law took effect in Hong Kong, handed down by Communist Party authorities in Beijing in response to a massive pro-democracy movement in the semi-autonomous city. The ...