Asia Countries

Taiwan looking to block abusive Hong Kong police from entering country

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3858633

US warship transits Taiwan Strait less than week after election

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/17/us-warship-transits-taiwan-strait-less-than-week-after-election.html

First Hong Kong, Then Taiwan

On January 11, Taiwan voters re-elected incumbent President Dr. Tsai, a proponent of de facto Taiwanese independence vis-à-vis mainland China. This comes only three months after voters in Hong Kong boosted the city’s democracy movement in district elections. These two elections have shifted the debate about political legitimacy in Chinese-speaking East Asia, increasing pressure on China’s Communist party. Most major, democratic nations were quick to congratulate Tsai, with one notable exception: Germany.

Taiwan president channels HK protests in appeal for votes: ‘Don’t believe the Communists’

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-idUSKBN1YX05R?fbclid=IwAR1Ti9UB0vtHRO9pDs39taPEatoqXwH85-NNP0ppAidVj0oWdtRsH1mDosY

Taiwan takes a sobering lesson from Hong Kong

https://www.csmonitor.com/Commentary/the-monitors-view/2020/0107/Taiwan-takes-a-sobering-lesson-from-Hong-Kong?fbclid=IwAR0pCvfNMy0KtHCrLWVI6Cat8H-L2uDG9M0VDN0FiAWNSGUnjawTRSsjx14

Taiwan election: Tsai Ing-wen wins second presidential term, beating Beijing-friendly rival

The Guardian view on Taiwan’s election, an extraordinary comeback then what?

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jan/09/the-guardian-view-on-taiwans-election-an-extraordinary-comeback-then-what?fbclid=IwAR2JDp8eTKmsPcbHSU3jZfGqygX5YAfVck5ECEMG0uNn30erYDcglfXSiY4

Taiwan civic group advocates political asylum for Hong Kongers

https://focustaiwan.tw/politics/202001190010?fbclid=IwAR1_a6v7TFYeCi3QqEix2Ndbd6_XkLDpIyRwqz9UbJ9OzJ-u9Ha1IhfKkpY

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