Taiwan may give Hong Kong protesters asylum

Asia Pacific Jul 20, 2019

Taiwan may give Hong Kong protesters asylum

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday that her government would consider providing political asylum to fleeing Hong Kong activists who were involved in protesting a controversial China extradition bill earlier this month. Tsai, who is in the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia on a ...

Hong Kong protests challenge China with no end in sight

Asia Pacific Jul 16, 2019

Hong Kong protests challenge China with no end in sight

Colin Wong has come to know the sting of pepper spray well. After more than a month of demonstrations in Hong Kong's sweltering heat, memories of the burning sensation are a constant reminder of what protesters call an excessive use of force by police. Each ...

Thousands of protesters attend rally in Hong Kong suburb

Asia Pacific Jul 14, 2019

Thousands of protesters attend rally in Hong Kong suburb

Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has revived fears of China tightening its grip over the ex-British colony and dismantling its freedoms. Millions have taken to ...