Editorials Nov 29, 2019

Democracy wins in Hong Kong, but for how long?

Japan must speak up loudly in behalf of democracy in Hong Kong and make clear that there cannot be business as usual — and certainly no visit to Japan by Xi next year — if there is a resort to force to democracy.

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 ...

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 ...