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People with Taiwanese flags join others at a rally to mark Taiwan’s national day in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong. Photograph: AP

Apple on Thursday removed an app from its online store that enables Hong Kong protesters to monitor and track police movements – an abrupt reversal th(...)

Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen:  said China was trying to isolate and demoralise Taiwan, and force it to accept the ‘one country, two systems’ formula. Photograph: David Chang/EPA

In a surprise move, billionaire Terry Gou has opted out of the upcoming Taiwan presidential race, a call that could help unite the Beijing-friendly Ku(...)

A man walks past barriers surrounding the Legislative Council building after violent clashes during a protest against an extradition bill, in Hong Kong, China June 13th, 2019. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against a bill that would(...)

Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate after Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage, in Taipei on Friday. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rain(...)

People perform a lion dance to bring good luck to tourists during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations at the Grand Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan. Photograph: David Chang/EPA

China has started pulling mainland-based Taiwanese businesspeople and students into “brainstorming” sessions on the future of the de facto independent(...)

Chinese president Xi Jinping speaks during an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Message to Compatriots in Taiwan at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, January 2nd 2019.  Photograph: Mark Schiefelbein/EPA

President Xi Jinping ratcheted up the pressure on Taiwan’s pro-self-rule government on Wednesday, asserting China’s right to use military force agains(...)

The USS Decatur:  In September, a Chinese destroyer came within a few hundred metres of colliding with the destroyer in the South China Sea. Photograph: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images

China has warned the United States against ratcheting up military tensions in Asia after two American naval vessels sailed through the Taiwan Strait, (...)

A same-sex marriage supporter adjusts the wedding veil of his friend, in front of an ad for  a wedding firm,  after a marriage equality referendum was lost, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on November 25th. Photograph:  Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has suffered punishing losses in local elections in a boost for the China-friendly opposition, whil(...)

Taiwanese will  vote in a referendum to see if the self-ruled island should compete in international sports events  as Taiwan instead of  Chinese Taipei. Photograph: EPA/David Chang

Officials in self-ruled Taiwan have vowed to defend themselves against what they say are efforts by mainland China to swing voters away from the rulin(...)

Shenzhen, , just across the border from Hong Kong, has evolved from a low-end manufacturing hub to a southern Chinese Silicon Valley. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images

In the tech incubators and skyscrapers of Shenzhen, which has evolved from a low-end manufacturing hub to a southern Chinese Silicon Valley and a post(...)

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