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2019/06/26 | William Yang
"My Hope Has Been Reignited" – Hong Kong's Youth Reflect on Protests
Following weeks of record-breaking turnouts at anti-extradition bill protests in Hong Kong, one protest ended with thousands of protesters throwing eggs at the police headquarters while drawing graffiti on the walls as the government continued to ignore their demands. William Yang was on the ground in Hong Kong speaking to protesters as 2 million took to the streets.
2019/06/15 | Michael Garber
In Taiwan When Hong Kong Students Petition, Taiwan's President Listens
Although 500 Hong Kong students were roundly ignored by their own representative office in Taipei on Wednesday, on Thursday they were invited into the presidential palace to present their case.
2019/06/12 | 破土 New Bloom
Hong Kong Police React With Violence to Umbrella-Style Occupation
As demonstrators in Hong Kong flooded the streets for a peaceful protest Hong Kong sent in the riot police in an attempt to intimidate them and clear the streets using tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets.
2019/06/12 | Cat Thomas
Hong Kong Students in Taiwan Condemn "Puppet" Government, Urge: Stop Police Violence
As Hong Kong Students held a sit-in solidarity with their compatriots Taiwan's Digital Minister laid the blame for the unrest where it belongs: With the PRC
2019/05/24 | Cat Thomas
Celebrations and Vows to Fight on As Taiwan Registers First Same-Sex Marriages
Government officials joined in the jubilant First In Asia Wedding Party as Taiwan made history as the first country in Asia to register same-sex marriages.
2019/05/07 | Michael Beltran
PHILIPPINES: Press Freedom Under Siege as Duterte Unveils Opposition 'Matrix'
Journalists in the Philippines are speaking out against what they call a newly intensified effort by the Duterte administration to suppress press freedom.
2019/05/07 | Michael Beltran
PHILIPPINES: Rights Groups, Branded as Communists, Fight to Preserve EU Funding
Philippines rights groups allege the government is falsely branding them as communists in an effort to sever the funding they receive from the European Union.
2019/04/27 | Daphne K. Lee
AIT Deems Taiwan 'Unfriendly for Innovators' Due to Uber Controversy
The American Institute in Taiwan penned a strongly worded letter opposing government plans to institute new rules which would affect Uber services in Taiwan.
2019/04/25 | Chen Yu-chiao
The 'Taiwan Model' of Adopting Human Rights Treaties Without UN Membership
Taiwan has earned plaudits for domesticated human rights reforms, but NGOs accuse successive administrations of failing to keep promises to do more.
2019/04/22 | Daphne K. Lee
Taiwan's Uber Drivers Protest Against Plan to Tighten Regulations
Uber drivers say the proposed 'Uber Clause' would force the ride-sharing giant out of business in Taiwan.
2019/03/28 | Milo Hsieh
President Tsai Calls for US Support of Taiwan in Address to Heritage Foundation
Tsai Ing-wen, speaking to the conservative Heritage Foundation, said Taiwan needs US support to maintain its democracy and avoid the 'Hong Kong model' amid threats of Chinese influence and interference.
2019/03/26 | TIME
China Cuts Nearly 2 Minutes of LGBT Content From Bohemian Rhapsody
Moviegoers were left confused by censorship in the Chinese release of Bohemian Rhapsody.