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Posts Tagged ‘Hong Kong’

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Politics

Taiwanese Election Candidate Denied Entry Into Hong Kong

New Power Party candidate Huang Kuo-chang was invited to appear on a CNN talk show, but the territory’s immigration authorities won’t let him in

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Politics

Democracy and the Constitution: Taiwan as a Model for Change

Taiwan’s transition to a multi-party system provides a sophisticated navigation chart that the CCP could use to adapt and survive

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Lessons in Dissent: The Documentary

A documentary on Hong Kong activists sheds light on the fears, frustrations, and achievements of youth movements in the former British colony, and shows parallels with Taiwan

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In Search of Sunflower Seeds in Hong Kong

When the dust finally settles in Hong Kong, scholars will likely look back at Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement as the Umbrellas’ most direct precedent

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Society & Culture

Say It Loud: Language and Identity in Taiwan and Hong Kong

Activists are responding to economic and political pressure from China by emphasizing native languages

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Society & Culture

Are Chinese Exchange Students the Key to Reform in China?

Tens of thousands of young Chinese study abroad every year, including here in Taiwan. But doubts remain as to the impact that their exposure to Western liberal ideas can have on the future of China

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Society & Culture

A Tale of Sunflowers and Umbrellas

While Taiwan’s Sunflowers didn’t receive as much international media coverage as Hong Kong’s Umbrellas, the activists from both sides have a lot in common. Ian Rowen looks at the differences and similarities

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Is the PRC Pushing Hong Kong Closer to Taiwan?

Recent polls suggest there is growing identification of a shared challenge, if not fate, among people in Hong Kong and Taiwan

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Society & Culture

Hong Kong’s July 1 Spirit Has Run Out of Steam

Old ways of dealing with the territory’s authorities are no longer working, but pan-democratic forces are incapable, or unwilling, to come up with new ideas

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Sunflower Leaders Denied Entry into Hong Kong

Lin Fei-fan, Chen Wei-ting and Huang Kuo-chang have seen their applications to visit Hong Kong to support activists there denied by the authorities

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