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 along with two former members of a now-disbanded pro-democracy group, has been charge...

Hong Kong: Teenage student charged with secession

The former leader of the Hong Kong pro-independence group Student Localism, Tony Chung, was charged with secession, money laundering and conspiracy to publish seditious content on Thursday. The charg...

China: An unpopular winner in the year of the coronavirus

China has the pandemic under control. But is that also true of the collateral damage it has suffered on the international stage? Beijing faced massive international criticism for its nontransparent co...

Three student activists arrested under Hong Kong's national security law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three young activists in Hong Kong were arrested Tuesday (Oct. 27) under the city's national security law three months after police first booked them for social media ...

China may try to seize Taiwan's Dongsha islands during US election: Freeman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An expert on China warns that the communist regime may try to exploit chaos during the U.S. presidential election to seize Taiwan's Dongsha Islands ((東沙群島, Pratas Isla...

Hong Kong refugee urges Berlin to simplify asylum process for activists

An activist who fled Hong Kong in November last year has confirmed that she was granted refugee status in Germany on October 14. Elaine* told DW that she was arrested for rioting and violating anti-m...

Hundreds march in Taiwan to support 12 arrested Hong Kongers

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Hundreds of people marched in Taiwan's capital on Sunday to demand the release of 12 Hong Kong anti-government protesters who were arrested by mainland Chinese authorities in Aug...

China cautions UK against issuing passports to Hongkongers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has issued a series of threats to the United Kingdom over its plan to issue up to three million British National Overseas (BNO) passports to residents of Hong Kong. ...

China may not recognize British-issued Hong Kong passports

BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign ministry said Friday it may decide not to recognize British-issued passports for Hong Kong residents in retaliation for London’s moves to open a path to citizenship for ...

China failing to fill global leadership void left by US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has struggled to capitalize on the global leadership vacuum created by the withdrawal of the U.S. from numerous international organizations, according to a Reuters a...

Hong Kong summons German consul in friction over asylum case

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's consul general to Hong Kong was brought in for talks, following reports Berlin had granted asylum to a student who faced prosecution for demonstrating against the city's extrad...

US advances sale of missiles, rocket launchers to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration on Wednesday (Oct. 21) notified Congress it had approved the sale of three advanced armaments to Taiwan, part of a larger package of seven systems...

Germany grants Hong Kong pro-democracy protester asylum

BERLIN (AP) — A 22-year-old university student from Hong Kong says she has been given refugee status by Germany after demonstrating against the city's extradition law. Germany’s Fede...

China protests Taiwan envoy's meeting with German lawmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The German parliament's recent invitation to the Taiwanese envoy to speak on Taiwan and cross-strait issues has infuriated China, which warned lawmakers in the Europea...

China accuses Canada of condoning alleged anti-China remarks

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday that it has complained to Canada for allegedly condoning anti-China comments that appeared in Canadian media following controversial remarks made by the Chinese ambass...