Soong served under late KMT president Chiang Ching-kuo, when the nationalists still ran a one-party state under martial law.
Helicopters belonging to China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) fly over the Chinese University of Hong Kong as police say the city is in chaos.
Tsai's vocal support for the pro-democracy and anti-extradition movement in Hong Kong is gaining her support on the campaign trail.
Clashes break out after riot police turned up at several university campuses, amid fears that police may be seeking to seize control of physical internet infrastructure.
Academic funding agreements, Confucius Institutes and Chinese students overseas are all used by China to monitor and suppress ideas it doesn't approve of.
Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam rules out meeting the demands of the protest movement and denies the police force is out of control.
The wife of a Fujian man who died in police custody is targeted after she plans to complain.
Police deny responsibility in the death of Chow Tsz-lok, amid growing calls for an independent inquiry.
At least nine people detained for "rumor-mongering" as local people stand in line to withdraw deposits at Yingkou Coastal Bank.
Xu Yan, wife of detained attorney Yu Wensheng, has asked the French government to put pressure on Beijing over her husband's case.
One university cuts short a graduation event after a mainland Chinese man waves a knife on campus while singing the national anthem.
A lawyer hired by Wang Yi's parents to defend him is denied permission to do so by prosecutors.
U.K. lawmakers say they are gravely concerned at the erosion of Hong Kong's promised autonomy.
Study of 65 countries says China, Vietnam and Myanmar are “not free,” while Cambodia is “partly free.”
Carrie Lam is still useful to the ruling Chinese Communist Party, but could yet step down early, commentators say.
Students rally against police violence as a 22-year-old student lies in critical condition after clashes with police.
Summit host Prayuth Chan-o-cha welcomed improving cooperation regarding the major shipping route.
Two people are in critical condition after violence at the weekend and vandalism of China's state news agency headquarters.
Ren Xuefeng’s death aged 54 is reported as a failure of medical treatment, with scant detail.
Tan Yongpei is taken away during a three-hour raid on his legal consultancy firm in Nanning city.
Rights observers say there were several incidents in which police used 'disproportionate' force against Halloween protesters and bar-goers.
Two frontline protesters from Hong Kong explain how the anti-extradition movement takes different forms for different people.
Protesters take to the streets in a variety of costumes to protest a mask ban enacted under colonial-era emergency powers.
The fourth plenary session of the 19th party congress breaks no new ground, but will likely herald further centralization of power in Xi's hands, analysts say.
The urban rail network will use social credit principles to decide who needs to submit to more detailed security checks.
Philippine nationalist groups meanwhile insist on Beijing's recognition of Philippine sovereignty in the area covered by the deal.
Beijing speaks up in favor of a ban on 2014 protest leader Joshua Wong, barred from running in local elections after being judged not to support the city's mini-constitution.
Sophia Huang is being held in the southern province of Guangdong after she reported on the anti-extradition movement in Hong Kong.
Joshua Wong's candidacy has been invalidated because of his ties to a political party that favors genuine autonomy for Hong Kong.
Some personnel changes could occur, but analysts expect no real challenge to President Xi Jinping's power.