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Benefactor to Hongkongers in Taiwan arrested amid HK's purge of opposition voices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The lawyer who has assisted hundreds of arrested pro-democracy protesters and helped set up a restaurant employing Hongkongers in Taipei was among the nearly dozen arreste...

Taiwan urged to do more for Hong Kong after 'Blitzkrieg' against democrats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the arrest of 53 pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong, leaders from three concerned Taiwanese groups, legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐), and two Hong Kong pro-democrac...

50 plus pro-democracy figures arrested under Hong Kong's national security law

[Last update: January 6, 2021 at 17:30] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong’s authorities Wednesday morning (Jan. 6) moved to further crush the city’s pro-democracy camp, arresting a...

After arrest of democratic leaders, Biden's secretary of state pick vows to stand with HK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The arrest of over 50 prominent pro-democracy figures (Jan. 6) under Hong Kong's oppressive new national security law for their involvement in last summer's pro-de...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai freed on bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) was freed on bail Wednesday (Dec. 23) after 20 days in detention after being accused of fraud and of “collusion with foreign f...

Government uncovers fake news alleging US-Taiwan plot to help Thai protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese are being investigated for spreading “fake news” from China that the United States and Taiwan planned to work together to back the recent wave of...

Hong Kong teen charged with secession, denied bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Student activist Tony Chung (鍾翰林), who was arrested in Hong Kong Tuesday two days ago, has been charged under Hong Kong's national security act and is being held witho...

US names 10 to be sanctioned under new Hong Kong Autonomy Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department on Wednesday (Oct. 14) presented Congress with a list of names of those it says have undermined Hong Kong's freedoms and warned that sanction...

Taiwan legislator proposes to make displaying Chinese flag fineable offense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party legislator Wang Ting-yu (王定宇) has proposed amending Taiwan's National Security Act to fine people who promote hostile forces in China, Hon...

Retired Taiwanese colonel jailed for being China spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Taiwanese army officer has been sentenced to two years and three months in jail for supplying sensitive documents to Chinese intelligence and attempting to form ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 18, the 262nd day of 2020. There are 104 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. ...

Hong Kong police arrest hundreds after protests over delayed vote

Police in Hong Kong have arrested almost 300 people during anti-government demonstrations organized to protest delayed elections that were set to take place on Sunday. Most of the demonstrators had b...

Taiwan can play pivotal role in wealth management: Vice President Lai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Rapid political change in Hong Kong and the emergence of 5G technology will help Taiwan cement its position as a regional center for wealth management, Vice President Lai ...

Taiwan's Swedish envoy interviewed by Nordic country's top public radio station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Representative to Sweden Vincent Yao (姚金祥) accepted an exclusive interview with Radio Sweden to discuss the establishment of representative offices between ...

Taiwan doubles residency permits for Hongkongers during first half of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of Hongkongers receiving residency permits in Taiwan doubled during the first half of 2020 compared to the same period last year, reports said Saturday (Aug. 15...