Taiwan rock band Fire Ex. and lyricist Albert Leung launch song about Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese rock band Fire Ex. (滅火器) and Hong Kong songwriter Albert Leung (林夕) have collaborated on a song in support of the Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, with the ti...

Chinese students head to mainland, fleeing Hong Kong unrest

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The mainland Chinese students arriving from Hong Kong huddled with their suitcases, waiting for a bus to take them to temporary accommodation in this city across the border from...

Hong Kong protest items on display at historical block in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As unrest continues to rage across Hong Kong, the Defend Democracy Safeguard Taiwan Alliance has organized the "Freedom is Not Free Exhibition" at the Bopiliao H...

Taiwan financial sector's exposure to Hong Kong up despite chaos

Exposure of Taiwan's financial sector to Hong Kong increased to top NT$1 trillion (US$3.79 billion) as of the end of September, even as the territory was threatened by escalating political chaos, ...

Rebellious students abandon occupation of Hong Kong campus

HONG KONG (AP) — Rebellious students and anti-government protesters abandoned their occupation of at least one major Hong Kong university after a near weeklong siege by police, but some other sc...

Nicaraguan judge sentences man to 30 years in NY killing

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A Nicaraguan judge sentenced a man to 30 years behind bars in the killing of a young nursing student in upstate New York, a district attorney in the state said Friday. ...

Scottish court frees wanted Catalan ex-politician on bail

LONDON (AP) — A Scottish court has ordered bail for a fugitive Catalan former politician whose extradition is sought by Spain on charges of sedition for her role in a secession drive by Catalonia. ...

The Latest: Canada asks US to detain man for 1987 abduction

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on a Canadian man facing sentencing in the U.S. for abducting his son in 1987 (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Canadian officials hav...

Hong Kong police say protesters out of control, deny curfew

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police warned protesters on Thursday that they were moving “one step closer to terrorism” by sinking the city into chaos, as riot squads skirmished with mi...

Taiwan universities to enroll students evacuated from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Education said Thursday (Nov. 14) that Taiwan universities will take responsibility for educating Taiwanese students who have been evacuated from Hong Kong...

Former UN ambassador says Taiwan will fall after Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As violence continues to escalate in Hong Kong, former American representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday (Nov. 12) urged U.S. citizens to stand with Hon...

Students at Chinese University of Hong Kong raise Taiwan flag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video and a screen capture of Hong Kong student protesters defiantly raising the Taiwan flag over a sports field on the campus of Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) ha...

284 Taiwanese students evacuated from chaos at Hong Kong universities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As violence continues at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and other college campuses in the city, the Taiwanese government has assisted with the evacuation of 28...

Chinese students flee Hong Kong as violence intensifies

HONG KONG (AP) — University students from mainland China are fleeing Hong Kong, and classes in primary and secondary schools have been suspended as clashes turn increasingly violent in the city&...

As Hong Kong descends into chaos, China mulls its options

BEIJING (AP) — A sharp escalation of violence in Hong Kong is once again raising the question of how China's central government will respond: Will it intervene, or allow the chaos to persist...