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2019/08/30 | TIME

Multiple Hong Kong Activists Attacked and Arrested Within Two Days

Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow were arrested today, facing possible charges. A few other protest organizers were attacked in various locations in the past 30 hours.

2019/08/30 | Dinah Gardner

International Day of the Disappeared: CCP Is the Worst Offender of the Year

On the International Day of the Disappeared, China is seen as the worst perpetrator of state-sanctioned enforced disappearances this year.

2019/08/29 | TIME

Canada Deports a Tiananmen Activist With Mental Health Problems

Canada has deported Chinese dissident Yang Wei on the grounds that his violent tendencies would threaten public safety.

2019/08/28 | TNL Staff

Taipei-Based Mobile Only Accelerator Graduates Its 7th Cohort of Asia-Pacific Startups

The SOSV-backed accelerator graduates a new cohort of global startups pioneering health tech, education, fintech, social commerce and entertainment.

2019/08/27 | Milo Hsieh

US Arms Sales to Taiwan Indicate Tougher Attitude Towards China

The Trump administration has approved a series of arms sales to Taiwan, indicating closer U.S.-Taiwan relations as well as a tougher attitude towards China.

2019/08/23 | TIME

Everything You Need to Know About the G7 Summit This Weekend

The 2019 G7 summit is happening this weekend, and here's what you need to know for a conversation starter.

2019/08/22 | Taiwan Scene

Here's Your Chance to Stay Overnight at Taiwan's Presidential Office Building

If you plan on visiting Taipei soon, you can now apply to stay in the Presidential Office Building. Application deadline is on August 31.

2019/08/21 | Global Voices

Twitter Removes China-Linked Accounts in a Disinformation Crackdown

Twitter clamps down on spam and fake accounts originated from China that are aimed at spreading disinformation on the protests in Hong Kong.

2019/08/19 | Michael Beltran

55 Philippine Indigenous Schools Suspended for Alleged Rebel Activities

The philippine government has suspended 55 indigenous schools, accusing them of teaching the children to rebel against authorities.

2019/08/16 | The Interpreter

Australia to Examine Press Freedom After Police Raids on Journalists

The Australian government is reviewing press freedom protection after the police raided a journalist's home and a newsroom in June.

2019/08/15 | TIME

Trump Suggests Beijing to 'Humanely' Resolve Hong Kong Issues

Donald Trump suggested to have a "personal meeting" with Xi Jinping to discuss how to resolve issues in Hong Kong.

2019/08/14 | TIME

Hong Kong Airport Adopts Measures to Restrict Future Protests

After a night of clashes at the Hong Kong airport, the court and the airport authority have issued measures to restrict future protests.

2019/08/12 | TIME

Hongkongers Occupy Airport in a Solemn Protest Against Police Brutality

Hong Kong protesters took over the international airport to express their anger over police violence.

2019/08/12 | Daphne K. Lee

BREAKING: NPP Chairman Chiu Hsien-chih Resigns

Following Freddy Lim's departure from the NPP and accusations against Kawlo Iyun Pacidal, NPP Chairman Chiu Hsien-chih (邱顯智) resigned today.

2019/08/09 | Mongabay

The Hottest Summer on Record Threatens Stability of Life

World Meteorological Organization recorded the hottest June and July ever.

2019/08/08 | Daphne K. Lee

Hong Kong's Civil Resilience Shines Through a 'Stargazing Night'

Hongkongers had a night off from the protests and put on a spectacular light show together.

2019/08/05 | TIME

Carrie Lam Says Protesters Pushed Hong Kong to the "Verge of a Very Dangerous Situation"

Carrie Lam condemns protesters in Hong Kong for causing disruption with a citywide strike.

2019/08/01 | Daphne K. Lee

Freddy Lim Leaves NPP to Run as Independent

Freddy Lim leaves New Power Party to run as an independent and to support President Tsai Ing-wen in her re-election.