Hong Kong protesters launch global ad campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two anti-extradition groups in Hong Kong have used funds raised through the online fundraising platform GoFundMe to engage in a global ad campaign calling on people around...

Taiwan president tells China not to blame nonexistent forces for Hong Kong tension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Aug. 19), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) urged Beijing and the Hong Kong government to resolve the civil unrest in Hong Kong properly instead of laying blame on a...

Events held across Taiwan to show solidarity with Hong Kong

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Hong Kong Outlanders, a group comprised of Hong Kongers in Taiwan, organized events across Taiwan Saturday to support the anti-extradition bill protests in the financial capital. Th...

Disney's 'Mulan' actress backs cop crackdown in Hong Kong, taunts protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei (劉亦菲) has outraged many in Hong Kong for posting a comment on Weibo in which she expressed her support for the police in their crackdown agai...

China tells Taiwan government to withdraw 'black hands' from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has accused Taiwan’s ruling party and government of meddling in Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the T...

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam hopes protester 'shot blind’ by police will ‘recover soon'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A protester was shot in her right eye by a bean bag round, which caused permanent optical damage, in Hong Kong on Sunday evening (Aug. 11), Ming Pao reports. At around ...

Hong Kong leader defends police, dodges protesters’ demands

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defended law enforcement actions Tuesday after protesters prompted an airport shutdown with calls to investigate alleged police brutality. At one ...

Ma Ying-jeou ordered to Taipei court in retrial of Sunflower Movement police brutality case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Court has ordered former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and former Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) to report to court on Aug. 30 for a deposition related to ...

Video shows Hong Kong student arrested for buying laser pointers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The chairperson of Hong Kong Baptist University's Students' Union, Fong Chung Yin (方仲賢), was arrested by the police for owning ten laser pointers in Sham Shui Po, ...

China warns Hong Kong protesters that punishment is coming

HONG KONG (AP) — China warned Tuesday that it will be “only a matter of time” before it punishes those behind two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that have increasingly...

Hong Kong protesters have turned militant and more strategic - and this unnerves Beijing

SYDNEY (The Conversation) -- The past few weeks has seen a drastic escalation in violence on the streets of Hong Kong. On Tuesday night, a police officer aimed a shotgun at protesters who had gathered...

Hong Kong protesters and police face off ahead of city-wide strike

HONG KONG (AP) — On one end of a Hong Kong street, protesters dressed in black ducked behind umbrellas and makeshift barricades, occasionally throwing bricks or slinging rocks. On the other end,...

Hong Kong protesters throw Chinese flag into iconic harbor

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters removed a Chinese national flag from its pole and flung it into the city’s iconic Victoria Harbour on Saturday after a pro-democracy rally once again ...

Hong Kong protesters stream past designated endpoint

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters ignored police warnings and streamed past the designated endpoint for a rally Saturday in the latest of a series of demonstrations targeting the government ...

Hong Kong police warn protests off designated route illegal

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police on Saturday called on protesters to stick to designated routes and times after violent clashes marred the last eight weekends of rallies calling for greater rig...