Hong Kong protests mark 6-month mark with massive rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Almost hidden among the throngs of demonstrators who marched in Hong Kong on Sunday was one woman who crawled, literally on hands and knees on the rough road surface — an ...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate denies pro-China label in WSJ interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) voiced dissatisfaction over his pro-China label and claimed th...

Hong Kong police sound alarm over homemade explosives

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's much-maligned police force provided a rare behind-the-scenes look Friday at its bomb disposal squad to show the potentially deadly destructive force of homemade explosives...

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...

Yi Fang Taiwan Fruit Tea closes 30 stores in 4 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Well-known Taiwanese beverage chain Yi Fang Fruit Tea (一芳) has ended operations at more than 30 locations since kowtowing to the Chinese government over Hong Kong's an...

Taiwanese man arrested in China collected military secrets: Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man who went missing in China last August faces allegations of collecting military secrets, Chinese media reported Saturday (November 30). Morrison Lee (李孟居...

Hong Kong police end 12-day siege of university

Hong Kong police reopened public access to a university campus Friday after blocking it for 12 days to try to arrest anti-government protesters holed up inside. A cordon around the university has b...

Police safety teams enter Hong Kong campus, vow no arrests

HONG KONG (AP) — Police safety teams Thursday began clearing a university that was a flashpoint for clashes with protesters, and an officer said any holdouts still hiding inside would not be imm...

Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end

HONG KONG (AP) — A major tunnel in Hong Kong reopened on Wednesday as a weeklong police siege of a nearby university appeared to be winding down, closing one of the more violent chapters in the ...

Hong Kong leader refuses to give ground despite poll setback

Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam refused to offer any concessions to anti-government protesters on Tuesday despite a local election trouncing, saying she will instead accelerate dialogue and iden...

Searchers find only one woman on besieged Hong Kong campus

Faculty teams searched through Hong Kong's Polytechnic University on Tuesday and found a young woman in weak condition, and said they believe all other anti-government protesters have left the cam...

Latest poll shows DPP ahead of KMT by 10%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the most recent poll results revealed by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) on Monday (Nov. 25), Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) leads the Kuomintang...

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...

Pro-democracy candidates advance in key Hong Kong elections

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy candidates won nearly half of the seats in Hong Kong’s local elections, according to partial returns Monday, as voters sent a clear signal of support for the...

Hong Kong voters head to polls in record numbers

Update: 11/25 1:00 p.m. Results show the pro-democracy opposition has trounced the pro-establishment camp, winning at least 387 seats compared to pro-Beijing councilors' 59 at the time of writi...