Hong Kong

Apple CEO Tim Cook Defends Blacklisting Hong Kong Protest Tracking App

Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the company’s decision to blacklist an app tracking Hong Kong protest and police activity. One Hong Kong legislative counselor commented, “We Hongkongers will definitely look closely at whether Apple chooses to uphold its commitment to free expression and other basic human rights, or become an accomplice for Chinese censorship and oppression.”

Tim Cook, Apple CEO, in China

Hong Kong Protesters Fly Taiwan’s Flag on Its National Day

Thursday marked Taiwan’s National Day, the 108th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China (ROC). Hong Kong protesters expressed their fellowship with the Taiwanese by raising the ROC flag, a gesture that will prove enormously irritating to the Communist government, the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

A woman holds a Taiwanese flag as she joins others at a rally to mark Taiwan's National Day, in the Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong on October 10, 2019. - Taiwan's National Day, also called called Double-Ten in a reference to the nationalist Republic of China set up …