Soldiers lower Taiwan’s national flag at Liberty Square in Taipei, on March 7. Photo: EPA-EFE

When will Beijing’s patience with Taiwan run out? Most likely by 2033

Yiu Chung Wong says a clue to when Beijing will push for unification with Taiwan – by force if necessary – may lie in the important dates Xi Jinping mentioned in his 19th party congress speech. Meanwhile, China is laying the groundwork with carrot and stick measures

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Soldiers lower Taiwan’s national flag at Liberty Square in Taipei, on March 7. Photo: EPA-EFE
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